Category: Wasting money

Public advisory committees

Collingwood used to have many public advisory committees that provided our council and the town with ideas and input in various areas of expertise. These committees also gave members of the public opportunities to become involved in the town and contribute their knowledge and experience, without having to be elected to the political realm. For […]

Our disappearing urban forest

On August 8, Collingwood council will “consider” a proposal to spend “up to $100,000 to retain a consultant to inform the next council on how Collingwood can better protect [our] tree canopy,” according to a story in CollingwoodToday. The article says, “With Collingwood’s population rapidly increasing, the town is behind when it comes to its […]