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Council makes hydro decision Monday

COLLINGWOOD – Council’s plans for their partnership with Collus/PowerStream (now Alectra) will finally be made public in a special meeting of council on Monday.

Former federal finance minister and ambassador to the U.S. Michael Wilson talks about the impact of the renegotiation of NAFTA during a lunch with members of the Collingwood Chamber of Commerce Tuesday.

Wilson tells lessons taken from NAFTA

COLLINGWOOD — If you want a learned opinion about Canada-U.S. relations and the renegotiation of NAFTA, Michael Wilson is a figure you should probably listen to.

Ann Barnes brought her knowledge of leveraging social narcissism as an entrepreneur during the inaugral TEDx Collingwood presented to a packed Gayety Theatre. Barnes, along with being a public speaker, author and health advocate, is acting as chair for the first Canadian licensed medical cannabis company

Innovation alive and well at inaugural TEDX

COLLINGWOOD - TED Talks (Technology, Education and Design) have introduced a myriad of thought-provoking discussions with topics ranging from changes in technology to social justice.

J.T. MCVEIGH/ENTERPRISE-BULLETIN Clearview firefigher Bill Karl helps junior fire chiefs Bently Green 7, and Darcie Head 6, with putting out a pan fire, part of the fun of being Fire Chief for a Day in Clearview Township. The children were winners in a colouring contest for pupils from all five schools in Clearview as part of Fire Prevention Week.

Young fire chiefs experience firefighter life

CLEARVIEW TWSP. – It is was difficult to figure out who had the biggest smiles, the firemen at Station One in Stayner or the two new Fire Chiefs for the day.

Prestige condo for downtown a step closer

COLLINGWOOD — The long-promised mixed-use residential/commercial project is only a few months from becoming a reality as the sales centre for the Monaco Condominium development opened to some fanfare last week.

J.T. MCVEIGH/The ENTERPRISE-BULLETIN Collingwood's Team Give'r Kenneth McAlpine and Ryan Lachapelle from this past season's television show Amazing Race Canada gave a powerful motivational talk about character to students at Admiral Collingwood Elementary School. Disproving that you can never go home again, McAlpine was a past student at the school.

Team Give'r gives and gives

COLLINGWOOD – They may have come second in the race but they are Number One in the hearts of nearly 300 students at Admiral Collingwood Elementary School.

J.T.MCVEIGH/The ENTERPRISE-BULLETIN Erin Currie, a registered veterinarian technician at Bellbrae Animal Medical Centre in Collingwood, gives Lucy a check up. Pet owners are being encouraged to inoculate their pets to prevent rabies as the threat in Southern Ontario is rising. Bellbrae is holding a $25 rabies clinic Wednesday for 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.. First come first serve.

Time for rabies prevention

COLLINGWOOD – Although rabies is typically associated with raccoons, local veterinarians are encouraging residents to get their pets inoculated against the disease sooner rather than later.

Three-year-old Barrett Donahue is prepared to share her candy bar with a visiting Elvis Tribute Artist during July's festival. The Corporate and Community Services committee accepted a recommendation to continue the festival in Collingwood for two years.

Elvis gets a reprieve

COLLINGWOOD — Elvis lives, at least for another two years.

Jump starting a life in sports

COLLINGWOOD — The one thing you didn’t hear on Thursday at Central Park Arena was anyone saying “I can’t.”

J.T.MCVEIGH/ENTERPRISE-BULLETIN Tobin Walsh has been named the new principal for the National Ski Academy. The school has been promoting the marriage of academics and elite ski racing in Collingwood for more than 30 years.

Ski Academy gets new principal

While Collingwood residents are suffering through a heat wave, students from Collingwood’s National Ski Academy (NSA) are on a glacier in Switzerland getting some practical training in before school starts.

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Collingwood appoints new CAO

Collingwood has announced that they have a new CAO to replace the outgoing John Brown whose contract ends this week.

J.T.MCVEIGH/THE ENTERPRISE-BULLETIN From left, Lauren Parr, Ayrlea Manchester and GTHS executive director Sonya Reichel play with this year's walkathon celebrities Shadow and Munchkin; two poodles that were surrendered to the shelter recently needing significant medical care. The Walkathon takes place at Blue Mountain Village Sept. 30 at 11 a.m. Everyone is welcome.

Walkathon brings relief to most vulnerable companions

Get your walking shoes laced up and get your puppy ready for a walk as the Georgian Triangle Humane Society (GTHS) is preparing for the annual walkathon at Blue Mountain Village, taking place Sept. 30.

Local forces still in the dark on pot

COLLINGWOOD -- With the deadline of legalization of marijuana looming, the provincial government continues to roll out safeguards for the introduction of the drug, municipalities and police forces are still in the dark on the big questions.