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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.


New museum exhibit highlights society's work to save lighthouse

New museum exhibit highlights society's work to save lighthouse

Nottawasaga Lighthouse Preservation Society worried a piece of history will be lost if the lighthouse can't be restored
Upcoming expo celebrates history of Blue Mountain Pottery

Upcoming expo celebrates history of Blue Mountain Pottery

A celebration of the iconic Canadian pottery first created using clay from Blue Mountain
Local soccer club celebrates over 30 years on the field

Local soccer club celebrates over 30 years on the field

Collingwood United Soccer Club is 'rooted in fun and community,' says president
Decades of tourism drove united approach for South Georgian Bay

Decades of tourism drove united approach for South Georgian Bay

In the 1970s, the formerly named Georgian Triangle Tourist Association was formed, and still exists under a different name and updated mandate today
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