Need a vacation from the vacation

Well I’m back! Nothing like a break in the middle of the winter to refresh the soul! However let me just say that after all our years of travelling, t

One of the highlights of the 40th anniversary of Sunnidale Winterama was Saturday’s parade with bed races. The Singhampton Fire Hall volunteer firefighters won the race, the trophy and bragging rights. Singhampton’s racers included Lee Hannon, Brock Duggan, Justin Davison, Emily Sutherland and Justin Leimgardt. Scores of volunteers provided a weekend of fun to celebrate the annual festival.

Red hot races at Winterama

One of the highlights of the 40th anniversary of Sunnidale Winterama was Saturday’s parade with bed races. The Singhampton Fire Hall volunteer firefig

J.T. McVeigh/Photo Collingwood firefighters check for hot spots after an early-morning fire destroyed a home in the Blue Shores subdivision. A woman living in the home and her dog escaped the blaze when she was awoken by smoke detectors.

Fire rips through home

COLLINGWOOD - Collingwood Fire Chief Trent Elyea is crediting smoke alarms with saving the life of a woman this morning when a home on Surfside Cr

J.T. McVeigh/ Photo Evan George, 8, left, Cian Byrne 9 and Will Mantrop 10 all pupils at Pretty River Academy show their artistic chops creating designs for in support of the Home Horizon Transitional Support Program. The bowls will be sold as part of a fundraising project in April called Soup for Beds.

Soup helping homeless

The walls vibrated as an excited collection of students marched into the cafeteria at Pretty River Academy in Collingwood.

Donald Keeshig, of Neyaashiinigmiing, named the Chi-Cheemaun ferry in a provincial contest coinciding with the ship's launch in 1974. The Ojibway name means big canoe. Mr. Keeshig died Jan. 28. The ferry still runs between Tobermory and South Baymouth. (Submitted photo)

Man who named Chi-Cheemaun dies

On a foggy day last May, the Chi-Cheemaun ferry sounded its horn in waters near the Cape Croker lighthouse, en route to Tobermory to start the spring

Scotiabank representatives, Tim Schlitt, Coulson Roberts and Jeff Meakings visited the Collingwood G&M Hospital recently to present their final installment of a $100,000 pledge in support of the G&M Hospital Foundation’s New Age of Care campaign. The New Age of Care campaign brought a fleet of state of the art diagnostic imaging equipment to the Collingwood Hospital and most recently covered the renovations and replacement of equipment in the Hospital’s Mammography Suite. Investments like Scotiabank’s have allowed advanced technology in women’s health to be at our local hospital. SUBMITTED

Hospital banking on Scotiabank

Scotiabank representatives, Tim Schlitt, Coulson Roberts and Jeff Meakings visited the Collingwood G&M Hospital recently to present their final instal

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