Last day for municipal election nominations: the list so far


Nominations must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office today (August 19) by 2 p.m.

Today is the last day for candidates to register to run for a seat at the council table next term.

Those wishing to run in the municipal and school board elections in October must submit their candidacy by 2 p.m. today (August 19).

So far in Collingwood there is a competition for every seat on the board and for three of the four regional school trustee positions.

Here is the list of candidates who have submitted applications so far:


  • Yvonne Hamlin
  • Mariane McLeod
  • Norm Sandberg

deputy mayor

  • Tim Fryer
  • Bob Madigan
  • Jordan Fleming

Council (7 to be elected)

  • Christopher Baines
  • Steve Berman
  • Ian Chadwick
  • George Dickenson
  • Deb Doherty
  • Cam Eclestone
  • brandon houston
  • Kathy Jeffrey
  • Steve John
  • Steve Perry
  • Chris Potts
  • Rob’s ring

The list of candidates is not yet official. The City Clerk will certify the nominations and post an official list of nominees late August 22.

For the school elections, the following candidates submitted candidacies:

Simcoe County District School Board for Collingwood/Wasaga Beach

  • Mike Foley
  • Al Halimic
  • Bob Lima
  • Barbara Anne Smith
  • Audrey Stukas

Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board for the position of trustee representing Clearview, Collingwood, Springwater and Wasaga Beach

  • Diane Belvedere
  • Shawn Cooper
  • Heather Eby
  • carol fraser
  • Kelly-Anne Kenny

Conseil scolaire Viamond (French public) for the trustee representing the counties of Bruce, Grey, Simcoe and Dufferin

  • Saveria Caruso
  • Eric Lapointe

MonAvenir Catholic School Board (French Catholic) for the trustee representing the Simcoe-Muskoka region

Voters will only vote for one of the council directors. By default, a voter card will include the English public board (Simcoe County District School Board), unless a voter has remitted their school board taxes to a Catholic or French board.

This story will be updated throughout the day as more nominations are reported by the city.

Election day is October 24, but advance voting begins October 8.

This year, Collingwood residents will have the opportunity to vote online anytime between October 8 at 10 a.m. and October 24 at 8 p.m. There will also be paper ballot voting available at the Collingwood Public Library on Saturdays and Wednesdays in October leading up to and including Election Day on October 24.

You can confirm that you are registered to vote in the City of Collingwood for municipal and school board elections online at


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