Archive for April, 2017


Creating More Economic Spin Off from the Collingwood Elvis Festival

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April 26th, 2017

April 19, 2017 The Town of Collingwood recently sponsored a program to explore how Downtown Collingwood retailers can maximize the benefits they get from the thousands of visitors who come to the Elvis Festival each year. The program they supported was designed and administered by Maureen Atkinson, read more

YOUTH EXPO “What are you going to do after high school?”

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April 20th, 2017

That’s the theme of this year’s SGB Youth Career Expo event.  In an effort to further engage youth and showcase the extensive range of jobs and careers in South Georgian Bay, several community groups have once again partnered to put together another South Georgian Bay Youth Career Expo.  The e read more

Collingwood wins Bronze Bike Friendly Community Award

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April 12th, 2017

Collingwood, ON [12 April 2017] – The Town of Collingwood has been awarded a new Bicycle Friendly status.  Mayor Cooper was on hand to receive the Bronze Award at the Annual Ontario Bike Summit dinner in Toronto last night. “I am so proud that the Town of Collingwood has received this award read more

World’s Largest One-day Leadership Conference to be Simulcast in Collingwood

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April 7th, 2017

Collingwood, ON — Leadercast is the world’s largest one-day leadership conference, broadcast LIVE from Atlanta and simulcast to hundreds of locations around the world on May 5th, 2017.  This year marks the seventeenth year of the annual leadership conference and the event will be hosted at the read more

Collingwood Second Highest Population Increase in Canada

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April 5th, 2017

  On February 8th, Statistics Canada released preliminary data from the 2016 Census. The data released focused on population and dwellings.   As the Canadian Press reported, Wasaga Beach/ Collingwood has the second highest population increase based on percentage in all of Canada read more