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Big Blue Sky at Collingwood Harbour. Enjoy the sunshine but bundle up!
Outstanding OFSAA Hockey – Happening Now in Collingwood
Collingwood is hosting exciting OFSAA Boys Hockey at both the downtown Eddie Bush Memorial Arena and Central Park Arena until March 23rd. Teams from around Ontario are battling during this high level competition. Spectators are encouraged to cheer on our local Jean Vanier hockey players!
MPP Jim Wilson Says Changes Necessary To Green Energy Act
Simcoe-Grey MPP Jim Wilson has demanded the government make changes to the Green Energy Act to allow citizens and communities including the Town of Collingwood to have their legal costs reimbursed if they successfully stop an ill-advised green energy project such as the proposed wind turbines that would have been constructed close to the Collingwood Regional Airport.
artsVest impact – $127,482.82 on Collingwood Economy
Business for the Arts celebrated the success of artsVest , the organizations and business partners of the program in Collingwood! Participants had access to incentive grants which were earmarked for Collingwood, and in total, artsVest sponsorship and matching funds created an investment impact of $127,482.82 on the Collingwood economy.
Victoria School Annex Action Needed
The state of the Victoria School Annex is once again being reviewed by the Town of Collingwood Heritage Committee and The Development and Operations Services Standing Committee. The Heritage Committee says action is needed to initiate repair work to the abandoned building. The situation will soon be up for discussion at the Collingwood Council table.
Anti-Fraud Initiative Pays Off in Collingwood
Members of the Collingwood and The Blue Mountains detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police have been busy this past month raising awareness by taking aim at the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) scam which continues to defraud residents of their hard earned money.
In an effort to raise awareness of this type of scam, Auxiliary OPP members attended and distributed a fact sheet to local businesses that sell gift cards or provide money wiring services. This fact sheet contained information on the CRA scam and will be made available to customers who the store employee(s) suspect they may have been contacted by a scammer and are possibly being defrauded.
The flyer was used at a local store to STOP a scam from occurring at the point of purchase. The customer was actually on the phone with the fraudster while purchasing a large number of gift cards when the customer was stopped by the cashier/employee at point of sale and provided with the fact sheet. This is when the customer realized that they had been targeted by a fraudster and hung up the phone.
The OPP would like to thank the local businesses participating to reduce this type of victimization or, ultimately, eliminate it entirely.
Expanded Live Streaming of Town of Collingwood Meetings
The Town of Collingwood is expanding video coverage of municipal meetings.
As of Monday, April 9, Standing Committee meetings will be held in the Town of Collingwood Council Chambers in Town Hall in front of the cameras allowing the public to watch the proceedings.
Zoning Bylaw Discussion To Allow Secondary Suites
At its March 19th meeting, the Town of Collingwood Development and Operations Services Standing Committee reviewed Staff Report P2018-08 and consider a recommendation from Town staff that Council enacts and passes an amending Zoning By-law to permit additional opportunities for secondary suites.
The Staff Report defines Secondary Suites as self-contained residential units with private kitchen and bathroom facilities within dwellings or within structures that are accessory to dwellings.
Mountain View Public School Prepares To Expand
The proposed expansion would see the construction of four additional classrooms onto the west side of the existing school building.
Cracking Down on Distracted Driving
Between March 12th and March 18th, 2018 members of the Huronia West OPP conducted a distracted driving campaign. Fines totalled more than $100,000.
Hockey Playoffs Continue
Mayor Sandra Cooper drops the puck at the beginning of the Collingwood Blackhawks game against Tilsonburg
— photo courtesy Mayor Cooper’s Twitter Account
Collingwood Mayor Sandra Cooper was cheering on the Collingwood Blackhawks Peewee AE3’s in a 5-0 win against Tilsonburg on Saturday March 17th. It was the first game of the finals for OMHA.
Go Collingwood Go!
JIM CUDDY BAND – CONSTELLATION TOUR
MARCH 17, 2018 – 8PM
For over 35 years, Jim Cuddy has written songs that have become indelible in the soundtrack of Canadian lives. With the release of his fourth solo album, Constellation, he adds ten songs to that extraordinary songbook. Cuddy’s national tour landed on the stage of the Gayety Theatre on March 17th.
Remembering Moving Day for the Watts Boat House
It was a day to remember if you were around to see the Watts Boat House relocate to beside the Collingwood Terminals.
Gusty winds and blowing snow made for poor driving conditions around south Georgian Bay Friday morning
Spring is just around the corner but Collingwood residents woke up to strong winds, snow and blowing snow on Friday morning (March 16th). Driving conditions on south Georgian Bay area highways deteriorated quickly due to slippery road conditions and blowing snow causing reduced visibility. Numerous accidents were reported.
OLG Selects Service Provider for Central Gaming Bundle
Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) has selected Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited (Gateway) as the service provider for the Central Gaming Bundle, following a competitive procurement process.
The Central Gaming Bundle includes OLG Slots at Georgian Downs and Casino Rama Resort. Gateway will have the opportunity to build a new gaming and entertainment facility in Wasaga Beach or Collingwood.
Looking back to the major revitalization of Collingwood’s Downtown District in 2009
Province of Ontario Main Street Revitilization Initiative
The Province of Ontario’s Minister of Economic Development and Growth Steven Del Duca was in Simcoe County on Wednesday March 14th to talk about provincial money available to municipalities looking to upgrade downtown districts.
Simcoe County Helps Homeowners Create Secondary or Garden Suites
Simcoe County Council continues to invest in strategies to develop new social housing units and has recommitted funds to support homeowners in creating secondary or garden suites as a part of its 2018 budget.
Collingwood Council Approves 2018 Budget in a 6-2 Vote
Town of Collingwood residents will see a minimal tax increase of approximately $1.55 per month.
In a recorded vote, Deputy Mayor Brian Saunderson and Councillors Mike Edwards, Cam Ecclestone, Kathy Jeffery, Deb Doherty and Bob Madigan voted in favour to approve the 2018 budget.
Mayor Sandra Cooper and Councillor Kevin Lloyd voted against the motion to approve the 2018 budget.
Councillor Mike Edwards Comments On Council’s Decision To Launch a Judicial Inquiry
Councillor Mike Edwards has jumped into the Judicial Inquiry discussion.
Edwards was not present at the February 26th regular meeting of Collingwood Town Council when Council voted to proceed with a Judicial Inquiry. He said while he supports any decision of his colleagues around the table he wouldn’t have voted in favour of the motion.
Town of Collingwood Sends Letter to Superior Court of Justice to Begin Judicial Inquiry Process
The wheels are now turning to begin the process of a Judicial Inquiry into the sale of 50 percent of Collus to Power Stream in 2012.
The official letter dated March 6, 2018 and signed by Mayor Sandra Cooper has now been sent from the Town of Collingwood to The Honourable Chief Justice Heather J. Forster Smith – Superior Court of Justice.
Help Make a Difference to Healthcare in Your Community
The Collingwood General and Marine Hospital (G&M) is seeking dynamic candidates for positions on the Board of Trustees, with the term commencing September 2018. The complexity of healthcare is increasing and now – more than ever – strong, strategic, governance leadership is required.
The County of Simcoe has released framework for building Age-Friendly communities
County of Simcoe Warden Gerry Marshall says as the population ages, the county needs to work with communities to make them as age-friendly as possible.
A Collingwood development has been ahead of the curve in developing a model for how an age-friendly community within a community can work.
Housing Market Cools Heading Into March 2018
We may have had warmer than normal temperatures throughout February but the housing market appears to have cooled considerably from figures realized one year ago.
Photograph – Thom Vincent
Reelin’ In The Years with Pretzel Logic
The popular ten-piece Toronto based band Pretzel Logic brought its outstanding act to Collingwood on Wednesday evening, March 7th.
The band’s web site states that it all started as an exploration and rendition of the music of Steely Dan.
“What began as a labour of love continues as such…”
The audience at the Collingwood Legion shared that journey as the band brought back many memories by belting out classic Steely Dan songs. The audience benefited from the musical experience and the CCI Music Department benefited from proceeds of the evening.
– UPDATED – Ontario Auto Mayors Continue To Meet With Local Industries
The Auto Mayors are continuing to pay close attention to developments in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations and the Comprehensive &
Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) deal to ensure the outcomes support Canadian jobs and Canadian communities.
Collingwood Mayor Sandra Cooper is working with Martin Rydlo, Director of Marketing and Business Development for Collingwood, to determine what can be done to assist local automotive related industries.
Former Collingwood OPP Detachment Commander John Trude is pictured with Collingwood’s Town Crier, Ken Templeman, at the 2018 New Year’s Levee
John Trude Announces He Will Run For Mayor in 2018 Municipal Election
Former Collingwood OPP Detachment Commander John Trude has announced he will run for Mayor of Collingwood in the 2018 Municipal Election. This announcement comes just hours after Mayor Sandra Cooper announced she will not be seeking re-election.
Mayor Sandra Cooper Announces She Will Not Seek Re-Election
Mayor Sandra Cooper has announced she will not be seeking re-election as Mayor of Collingwood. In an email to CollingwoodLiving.com her announcement was brief and to the point:
“Not seeking re-election for Mayor.”
OPP Anti-Rackets Branch Town of Collingwood Investigation Remains Active
Staff Sergeant Carolle Dionne, Provincial Media Relations Coordinator with the Ontario Provincial Police, confirms the OPP Anti-Rackets Branch Town of Collingwood investigation remains active.
Coffee with Council & Budget with Public Meeting
Collingwood residents were able to learn more about the 2018 Town of Collingwood Budget, share questions and comments, over the dinner hour on Tuesday March 6, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers.
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ELVIS FESTIVAL and SIDE LAUNCH DAYS Recognized in Ontario’s Top 100 Festivals & Events
Festivals and Events Ontario has announced the 2018 Top 100 Festivals & Events in the province. The Top 100 recipients represent festivals and events that excel within the industry.
The Collingwood Elvis Festival and Side Launch Days cracked the top 100.
Collingwood Resident Wins $94,433.30 with Lotto Max
Congratulations to Peter Sutcliffe from Collingwood after winning $94,433.30 in the July 7, 2017 LOTTO MAX draw. Peter bought his winning ticket at B&M Variety on Brentwood Street in Angus.
Effort to Clarify and Delegate Powers and Duties of Staff at Town Hall
The latest effort to improve work productivity at Collingwood’s town hall saw the Corporate & Community Services Standing Committee review a staff report (STAFF REPORT #C2018-02) on Monday March 5th that deals with clarifying and delegating powers and duties of staff.
Downtown Collingwood Business Update
Director of Marketing and Business Development for the Town of Collingwood, Martin Rydlo, recently addressed the Collingwood Downtown Business Improvement Board to talk about new initiatives that are in the planning stages.
In addition, Farmers’ Market, Elvis Festival and Art on the Street details continue to be finalized.
Who is William McDowell?
Many Collingwood citizens watching and hearing about the events leading up to council’s decision to launch a judicial inquiry into the 2012 sale of 50 percent of the town’s utility to PowerStream had never heard of lawyer William McDowell.
Council Votes For Judicial Inquiry to Investigate 2012 Hydro Sale
The Council of the Town of Collingwood passed a resolution to request a judicial inquiry be conducted, into the process undertaken in 2012 which resulted in the sale of 50% of Collus, the Town’s electric utility. In doing so, council hopes to receive the information it has been looking for since the sale of 50% of Collus to PowerStream took place in 2012. Collingwood Mayor Sandra Cooper voted against the motion.
Collingwood Mayor Sandra Cooper recently attended an Automotive Mayors Meeting in Oakville.
The Auto Mayors work collaboratively at the provincial and federal levels to promote awareness, advocacy and strategic policy initiatives to strengthen the Canadian economy by keeping the automotive sector strong as a driver of employment, innovation and productivity advances across the Canadian economy.
Oakville Mayor Rob Burton is Chair of the Auto Mayors and outlined concerns that the new Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement will undermine the Canadian automotive industry’s competitiveness and ongoing success, particularly in Ontario.
Mayor Cooper says it is important to talk to local automotive industry related industries to take their views back to the next Auto Mayor’s Meeting discussion.
What’s wrong with this picture? … oh ya … IT WAS FEBRUARY!!
And now it’s March, and the sunshine continues!
Winter is broken along the south Georgian Bay shoreline. Unseasonably warm temperatures continue making it pleasant to take a stroll along Collingwood’s many waterfront trails and boardwalks. Temperatures on Tuesday February … yes, February 27th, hit the high teens under a brilliant blue sky. It was a bit cooler on Wednesday February 28th but temperatures still hit double digits in the sunshine.
Snow flurries are in Tuesday’s forecast but mild temperatures will continue throughout the week.
Town of Collingwood – Simcoe Street Theatre Partnership
The Town of Collingwood has assumed management of the Simcoe Street Theatre, owned by Rick and Anke Lex.
The Parks, Recreation and Culture Department partnership with the Simcoe Street Theatre will see the PRC Department take on the management of scheduling of the theatre space.
24h BLUE MTN is a fantastic new adult team fundraising event benefitting the Special Olympics and the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital Foundation. 24h BLUE MTN featured an action-packed day & night of recreation filled with exhilarating downhill thrills, warm music, great food, good spirits PLUS participant perks and prizes.
Four-time Canadian Olympian Brian Stemmle attended the inaugural 24h BLUE MTN fundraiser. He was working for the CBC as a ski analyst at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea but returned home early to be a part of the special fundraising event.
Closing Ceremonies were held on the main Village stage Sunday afternoon.
Please visit www.24hbluemtn.ca for registration & more info!
The former Anglican Church Rectory is one of Collingwood’s most photographed heritage structures.
Heritage Week was February 19th to 25th, but Collingwood celebrates heritage daily
Take yourself on a self-guided heritage tour any day, and discover some of Collingwood’s heritage treasures.
Council Presentation Monday February 26, 2018 – Hydro Share Sale Update
Collingwood Council will hold an in-camera session at the beginning of its regular meeting on Monday February 26th. Following the session, Council will listen to a presentation by William. C. McDowell – Lenczner Slaght. The topic will be a Hydro Share Sale Update.
Collus PowerStream advises Town of Collingwood about electricity overcharging error
The Town of Collingwood recently learned that it has been overcharged by Collus PowerStream for electricity consumed at the Town’s water filtration plant. Collus PowerStream advised that this overcharging has been ongoing for many years.
To date Collingwood has received a refund from Collus PowerStream in the amount of $410,747.42.
Town of Collingwood CAO Fareed Amin says the Town continues to work with Collus PowerStream.
“We’re working with Collus PowerStream to determine what, if anything else, is due to the Town and hence the ratepayers, and how can we try to find a way to amicably solve this.”
Council Votes In Favour Of Exploring Program To Build More Rental Units
In late December, 2017 the Ministry of Housing (MHO) extended an invitation to a number of lower tier municipalities including Collingwood to participate in a Development Charges Rebate Program. The purpose is to increase the supply of purpose built market rental housing.
Business Association Reaches Out To New Start-ups … in Langley B.C.
We have a thriving heritage downtown district in Collingwood, and an active Small Business Development Centre. But here is something new! In the face of mounting issues that challenge retail operators, the City of Langley British Columbia’s BIA has come up with a unique promotion to attract new businesses to its downtown.
Sometimes the best promotion is a helping hand when it matters most.
Looking Back at The Week of Wild Weather
High Water Levels Were a Cause for Concern
Town of Collingwood Works Crews worked hard to clear snow and ice and continue to monitor the situation at the mouth of the Pretty River.
Water levels Receding
Water levels in most rivers and streams are receding, but some remain elevated as a result of recent rainfall and snowmelt. The forecast warmer temperatures will continue to melt any remaining snowpack, which may result in increased water levels throughout the watershed. There is also the potential for ice jams and localized flooding. No major flooding is anticipated at this time.
Stream banks can be slippery and unstable, which combined with extremely cold water temperatures can create hazardous conditions around our rivers and streams.
Fast flowing water at the mouth of the Pretty River blocked traffic to and from a portion of Oliver Crescent. The spillway is working as it should to prevent flooding. Town of Collingwood work crews have been clearing the area of ice (below) to prevent jamming.
Town of Collingwood crews have been busily clearing ice from drains and creeks throughout the town to prevent flooding. However, with the rain we have had and the snow melt, some streets are presenting large puddles so residents are advised to drive slowly and exercise caution while driving. Temperatures are expected to rise above freezing again on Friday.
Construction continues on the new County of Simcoe Paramedic Services ambulance station at the corner of St. Paul and Ontario streets in Collingwood. The expanded facility is expected to be operational by fall.
Caught up in Olympic Spirit? Our athletes are putting on a gold medal performance at the 2018 games. Here’s a look back into the collingwoodliving.com archives of some photos from the day the Olympic Torch Run passed through out town prior to the Vancouver Winter Games.
Dr. Michael Lisi, Chief of Staff, Collingwood General and Marine Hospital, says thank you.
At the regular meeting of Collingwood Council on Monday February 12th, Deputy Mayor Brian Saunderson shared an email written by Dr. Michael Lisi to the medical staff of the Collingwood General and Marine Hospital. Dr. Lisi thanked the G&M medical staff for their outstanding work immediately following a van/bus crash on highway 26 on Friday February 2nd that triggered a Code Orange mass casualty alert at the hospital.
“Thank you all for being dedicated, compassionate, skilled and engaged. I am truly honoured to be working with you all.”
— Dr. Michael Lisi
More Discussion Over Future of Airport at Council Table
Council voted in favour to receive Staff Report C2018-01 entitled “Consulting Advisory Services in the Sale of the Collingwood Regional Airport.”
Councillor Tim Fryer says he feels the current regional airport model isn’t going to work. He said the only way for council to find out about interest in the airport is to go through the process.
At one point during the discussion Mayor Sandra Cooper stopped Deputy Mayor Brian Saunderson from talking, saying that he needed to stay on the topic of the staff report and not bring up other airport related issues.
More Good News For Collingwood General & Marine Hospital
The province of Ontario has announced that both Stevenson Memorial Hospital in Alliston and Collingwood General and Marine Hospital will receive $500,000 each to help plan for a redevelopment in Alliston and a new hospital in Collingwood.
MPP Jim Wilson says the planning grants represent a positive step for local hospital redevelopments.
CollTrans To Nottawa?
Collingwood Council reviewed a letter from a grade 8 Nottawa student at its regular meeting on Monday, February 12th. Alicia Schrader wrote to Mayor Sandra Cooper asking that the town consider extending the Colltrans Bus Service to Nottawa.
Next Steps To Selling Airport
On Monday February 12, 2018, Collingwood Council will receive Staff Report C2018-01 asking for approval of up to $100,000.00 from the land acquisition reserve funds to retain “Consulting Advisory Services in the Sale of the Collingwood Regional Airport.”
Chipping Away at Debt
It is budget time, and Collingwood Council continues to work with Town Staff to finalize figures to approve the 2018 budget. Council has been committed to paying down debt this term, as indicated in an update provided by Treasurer Marjory Leonard on Monday February 5th.
Leonard reports that when the current council took office in 2014 the outstanding external debt was $37,022,620. This figure has been reduced by 9,027,876 to $27,994,744 as of December 31, 2017.
Overcrowding at Barrie’s RVH – Situation Easing at G&M Hospital
The recent Influenza outbreak at Collingwood General &Marine Hospital’s Surgical Unit is now over, but there is still a heightened level of influenza activity in the community. In Barrie however, the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) is experiencing a massive influx of patients.
Laneways, Pathways and Walkways – Discussions On Again
The Collingwood Downtown Laneways, Pathways and Walkways project appears to be on again.
In 2013 when the initiative was first discussed, the goal was to connect the side street and off street parking lots and businesses with Hurontario Street, allowing pedestrian traffic to flow through beautified walkways safely and efficiently.
Collingwood Council Awaits Study Results On Collingwood Terminals
A comprehensive structural study on the historic Collingwood Terminals grain elevator was commissioned by the town with and the results WILL be available soon for Council’s review and to facilitate the discussion on the structure’s future. A 2005 presentation to council proposed creating a condo development.
OPP Raise Awareness Fraud Initiatives involving Ongoing Canada Revenue Agency Scam Activity
Members of the Collingwood and The Blue Mountains detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) including Auxiliary OPP officers are launching an anti-fraud initiative taking aim at the Canada Revenue Agency scam which continues to attempt to and sometime successfully defraud residents of their money.
The scam begins when fraudster(s), posing as an employee of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) or a recognized financial institution, contacts a person either by telephone or email, phishing for their identification, personal information or making a demand that outstanding taxes be paid by money transfer or by pre-paid gift cards or more commonly, by the purchase of iTune cards.
In an effort to raise awareness of this type of scam, Auxiliary OPP members will be distributing a fact sheet to local businesses throughout Collingwood and The Blue Mountains that sell gift cards or provide money wiring services. This fact sheet will contain information on the CRA scam and will be made available to customers who the store employee(s) suspect they may have been contacted by a scammer and are possibly being defrauded.
Collingwood’s Jana Rihova isn’t your casual cyclist
The Back Pages salutes the talents of local Collingwood residents.
Collingwood’s Jana Rihova is on a personal mission to visit countries around the world and explore them all from the seat of a bicycle. Her latest adventure took her from north to south Vietnam in what was by far her most challenging ride of all time. She loved every minute of it.
Collingwood’s Leah Denbok Continues to Share Her Stories and Photographs of the Homeless
An exhibition of photographs and talk was held at Barrie’s Grace United Church on Tuesday, February 6th, as Leah Denbok prepares to release Nowhere To Call Home – Photographs & Stories of the Homeless, Volume Two. Leah’s exhibition of work had previously been on display at the Collingwood Public Library as she continues to play a big role in opening out eyes to the issue of homelessness, here and across North America.
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The Back Pages salutes the talents of local Collingwood residents.
Richard Garner is a familiar face within the Collingwood music scene. His versatility and ability to re-invent himself has kept him on the leading edge of creativity for decades … and he’s at it again!
No Building Activity in Immediate Future for Victoria Annex Property
The condominium market in Collingwood is booming. However, there is one property that stands out because of inactivity on the site. The former Simcoe County Board of Education property at 400 Maple Street (6th Street at Maple Street) continues to sit undeveloped.
These are good days again as Collingwood enjoys a condo building frenzy much like the condo building boom from decades ago that put Collingwood on the map as an up-and-coming four season recreation destination.
Collingwood Council Unanimous In Vote To Help Hospital With Redevelopment Application Expenses
Collingwood Council has thrown its unanimous support behind passing a motion to authorize 2018 budget pre-approval in an amount up to 150,000 dollars to be used at the discretion of the Town’s CAO to assist the Collingwood General and Marine Hospital with operating expenses incurred in the Stage One “A” and “B” applications and responses required for the hospital redevelopment.
Collingwood General & Marine Hospital Recognized
In December 2017, the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital’s surgical program was nominated by Health Quality Ontario as one of five organizations in Ontario to display a top commitment to quality improvement methodology, in the pursuit of better surgical outcomes, through the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program.
Collingwood Council Holds Public Meeting For Proposed Zoning Change
A public meeting was held Monday January 29th at the regular meeting of Collingwood Town Council to review a proposed Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment dealing with the proposed Perfect World Collingwood condominium development on Collingwood’s harbourfront.
The purpose of the proposed Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment is to re-designate and rezone the Perfect World Collingwood property.
Gail Ardiel Acclaimed Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority Board Chair
The Blue Mountains’ Deputy Mayor Gail Ardiel, an apple orchard owner and retired child care service provider, was acclaimed chair of the board at the NVCA’s 58th Annual General Meeting on January 26, 2018. Ardiel has sat on the board for eight years, and served for four years as vice chair.
Clearview Township Mayor Talks About Airport Ownership
Updated: In what appears to be a change of thinking by Clearview Township, Mayor Christopher Vanderkruys has written to Collingwood Mayor Sandra Cooper expressing interest in the possibility of purchasing the Collingwood Regional Airport.
Tracking the history of Collingwood’s Arts and Culture
Collingwood’s Hella Sandberg is on a mission. Her ambition is to collect clippings, news articles, programs and anything else she can find that would help her detail the history of arts and culture in our community.
Collingwood Sports Hall of Fame Request for Nominations
Collingwood residents are invited to submit nominations for consideration of member induction in the Collingwood Sports Hall of Fame. Nominations within the Builders, Athletes and Team categories will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. Friday March 23rd.
Sucessful nominees will be announced in May with an Induction Ceremony planned for Saturday, October 27, 2018.
The Collingwood Sports Hall of Fame was established in 1974 and is situated in the Eddie Bush Memorial Arena. To date features 149 local builders and athletes.
For more information, nomination guidelines and forms, visit www.collingwoodsportshalloffame.ca
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