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New French Catholic School Coming To Collingwood

Jul 22, 2015
Plans for the new École élémentaire catholique Notre-Dame-de-la-Huronie are moving forward.  It is expected to become home to 200 students from kindergarten to Grade 6 and will include a child care centre for 15 toddlers and 24 pre-schoolers. It is h ...
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Fraser Institute Rankings 2011-12 for Elementary Schools in Georgian Triangle

Mar 12, 2013
The Fraser Institute School rankings have become the “Go to” source for many parents in the Collingwood, Thornbury (Blue Mountains), Meaford, Stayner (Clearview), and Wasaga Beach areas.  While I am not completely confident in the outcomes, they do o ...
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Fraser Institute School Rankings for the Georgian Triangle

May 22, 2012
The Fraser Institute School rankings have become the “Go to” source for many parents.  While I am not completely confident in the outcomes, they do offer insight.  The charts below shows how schools in the Georgian Triangle fared and for full details ...
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Georgian College Finally To Have a Real Home in Collingwood

Aug 16, 2010
After 26 years of trying and over 10 different temporary locations, it’s exciting to know that construction will soon get under way on Georgian College’s new, permanent Collingwood campus. The $4.3 million facility will be a 20,000 square foot facili ...
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Is Another Collingwood Heritage Building At Risk?

Apr 28, 2009
Nothing fires up debate in Collingwood better than a plan to tear down a heritage building.  Every time the issue arises, entrenched camps form with flaring tempers, passionate appeals and political hand wringing.  There have often been lines drawn i ...
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All Saints’ Anglican Church in Collingwood

Nov 12, 2008
According to the 2001 Census, almost 15% of the Collingwood population identified themselves as being Anglican.  Locally, that congregation is served by All Saints’ Anglican Church located on Elgin Street opposite St. Mary’s Catholic Church downtown. ...
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St. Mary’s Church in Collingwood

Oct 12, 2008
Collingwood has some beautiful churches. According to the 2001 census, about 1 in 4 local people did not identify themselves as having any particular religious affiliation however, that means about 75% of people do.  Church life plays a prominent rol ...
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Admiral Collingwood Elementary School

Apr 26, 2008
The school with the deepest roots in the Collingwood community would surely have to be Admiral Collingwood Elementary School.  Most of the “locals” I have met over the last couple of decades attended that very school and everyone has a st ...
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Admiral Collingwood Elementary School

Apr 26, 2008
The school with the deepest roots in the Collingwood community would surely have to be Admiral Collingwood Elementary School.  Most of the “locals” I have met over the last couple of decades attended that very school and everyone has a st ...
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