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These stories about the people and places that make us proud to call Collingwood home are made possible through the support of Max Hahne Engel & Volkers Real Estate as part of our Community Leaders Program.


Beginnings of women’s hockey in Collingwood tied up in mystery

Beginnings of women’s hockey in Collingwood tied up in mystery

A photo depicting a team of 12 female hockey players in corsetted Victorian-era dresses came with very little information about the women pictured
Oyez! Collingwood's town crier keeps medieval tradition to deliver community news

Oyez! Collingwood's town crier keeps medieval tradition to deliver community news

For a quarter-century Ken Templeman has been the official town crier for Collingwood
Collingwood to celebrate anniversary of Special Olympic World Winter Games

Collingwood to celebrate anniversary of Special Olympic World Winter Games

In honour of the 25th Anniversary of the Special Olympics World Winter Games 1997, the Town of Collingwood has proclaimed Feb. 26 as Special Olympics Day
Museum volunteer dives into Collingwood history for bi-weekly podcast

Museum volunteer dives into Collingwood history for bi-weekly podcast

'The people of Collingwood have such a real love for their history and they are so very well informed,' said podcast host Ken Maher
Long-standing church thrives on being neighbourly

Long-standing church thrives on being neighbourly

Cookies, sidewalk chalk, a random acts of kindness advent calendar: the congregation of Hope Chapel spent the year being good to their neighbours
New book pays tribute to the Tremont and the artists who call it home

New book pays tribute to the Tremont and the artists who call it home

The official Book Launch will take place at the Tremont in Dec. 2 and will be open to the public
Pumpkins' roots run deep at Currie's Farm

Pumpkins' roots run deep at Currie's Farm

Farming pumpkins at Currie's Farm Market is a 'labour of love' with a sweet end-of-season treat
Street smarts: Here's the story behind some of Collingwood's street names

Street smarts: Here's the story behind some of Collingwood's street names

The tree streets appeared on the earliest known map of the town printed in 1871
Little tugboat with big adventures: Life aboard the Glen G

Little tugboat with big adventures: Life aboard the Glen G

Retired tugboat becomes a cottage alternative with a spot in Collingwood's harbour in the summertime
New owner of Dorchester working to rekindle its glory <b>(6 photos)</b>

New owner of Dorchester working to rekindle its glory (6 photos)

The Dorchester is rumoured to have kick-started Stompin' Tom's career, had the town's first elevator and is full of history, says new owner