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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.


Track3 marks 50 years of empowering youth with disabilities

Track3 marks 50 years of empowering youth with disabilities

Track3 was started by doctors in 1972 on the local ski hills and has grown to offer adaptive snow sports on multiple ski hills in the province
Santa Spirit Tour becomes holiday tradition in Collingwoodlands

Santa Spirit Tour becomes holiday tradition in Collingwoodlands

The cancellation of the town's big Santa Claus parade during COVID helped inspire a new neighbourhood tradition
Local dancers compete for Canada in Croatia

Local dancers compete for Canada in Croatia

Collingwood's Rylie Gorman and Clearview's Aenea Lakmaaker are part of Team Canada Dance and will be competing at the world championship tap competition next week
Father-son team cross alpine trek off bucket list

Father-son team cross alpine trek off bucket list

'The roughest roads bring out the best in people,' says avid hiker and Collingwood resident, Mike Barlett
Collingwood man still sending medical supplies to Ukraine

Collingwood man still sending medical supplies to Ukraine

Andy Tereshyn will be at the Collingwood Farmer's Market on Saturday taking monetary donations for the Canada-Ukraine Foundation and collecting medical supplies to send to the country under attack
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