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Good morning, Collingwood!

Good morning, Collingwood!

Rain ending near noon, then cloudy and windy.
BEYOND LOCAL: Tools to end homelessness in Canadian communities

BEYOND LOCAL: Tools to end homelessness in Canadian communities

Canada’s homeless population has exceeded approximately 35,000 persons
Well-known basketball referee relishes five decades on local courts

Well-known basketball referee relishes five decades on local courts

Mike McParland, 72, has a passion for being a referee; 'I enjoy going to every game,' says retired teacher also known as The Key Man at Webers since 1963
Trick-or-treaters descend on downtown Collingwood (7 photos)

Trick-or-treaters descend on downtown Collingwood (7 photos)

Annual Black Harvest event hosted by the Downtown Collingwood BIA
Penetanguishene asks Collingwood to support bid for Francophone university

Penetanguishene asks Collingwood to support bid for Francophone university

A new provincial/federal agreement could mean a $126 million French university in Ontario, and Penetanguishene wants it to be built in Simcoe County
National event created for storytelling will be a 'breath of fresh air'

National event created for storytelling will be a 'breath of fresh air'

'It’s been said that God created humans because he loves stories,' says Michael Jones, one of the featured guests the eighth-annual Canadian Storytelling Night in Orillia
BEYOND LOCAL: Are we doing enough to 'data-proof' our kids?

BEYOND LOCAL: Are we doing enough to 'data-proof' our kids?

Google has recently agreed to pay a US $170M fine for illegally gathering children's personal data without parental consent
Vacation for Kent is a riverboat fantasy cruise

Vacation for Kent is a riverboat fantasy cruise

Local columnist Kent Walton enjoyed his vacation in Europe, but he had to work hard to see the sights and taste the food
Good morning, Collingwood!

Good morning, Collingwood!

A mix of sun and cloud today
CANADA: How sports and arts can help prevent youth homelessness

CANADA: How sports and arts can help prevent youth homelessness

Youth homelessness is a complex social issue affecting people between the ages of 13-24 who are living independent of parents or caregivers and do not have the means to acquire safe and secure housing