News & Notices
Please take notice that Collingwood Transit and the Blue Mountain Link will not be operating on Monday, May 18 due to regular statutory holiday scheduling. Otherwise, due to preventative measures being taken to limit the spread of COVID-19 virus, Collingwood Transit will continue operating using the "Sunday Schedule" on Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17 (unless notice is provided otherwise).
During the current Declared State of Emergency by the Province, the use of patios continues to not be listed as an essential service and physical distancing requirements remain in place. The Town is eager for re-opening and recovery, and understands the anxiousness to open businesses as the rules provided by the Province begin to be slowly lifted. At this time, patios and merchandise provided for sale on public sidewalks continue to not be permitted until further notice.
Interest free loans for small businesses.
The County of Simcoe has develop a simple information chart showing all of the COVID-19 programs, loans and grants available to local businesses.
Please take notice that Raglan Street, from 90 Raglan Street to Matthew Way, will be temporarily closed from Monday, May 25 to Friday, May 29 due to sanitary sewer service connection.
Given the high demand for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), the Optimist Club of Collingwood has answered a call by the Mayor to assist in coordinating the supply and distribution of PPE locally. Volunteers with the Optimist Club of Collingwood are currently in the process of reaching out to local suppliers and end users with the goal of building a coordinated distribution system.
Collingwood director, writer, and professional actor, Rochelle Reynolds has been channeling her efforts into film-based storytelling projects in response to self-isolation and social distancing. This has led to Teddy Bear Theatre; a series designed for children about the importance of friendship, kindness, compassion, and authenticity.
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Please take notice that boat launches in Collingwood remain closed to transient boaters until further notice from the Province of Ontario. The Collingwood boat launches are closed under the Province's Emergency Order to close Outdoor Recreational Amenities. On Tuesday, May 19, the Town of Collingwood will begin allowing marina tenants and seasonal boaters (with valid permit) to load in their vessel and tie to their assigned dock or slip. This will be by appointment only to ensure physical distancing and safety. Boat use in the marina and at the boat launch beyond load-in by appointment, is prohibited until further notice.
On Tuesday, May 12, join the Town of Collingwood and the Province of Ontario in a Day of Action on Litter, kicking off a Spring and Summer where we all become more aware of the impacts of waste on our environment, take action to prevent, reduce, and divert waste at home, and continue to keep Collingwood clean and beautiful for current residents and future generations.