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The Evolution of the Power Grid

The Evolution of the Power Grid   EPCOR Collingwood is ramping up tech innovation to meet new challenges Electricity transmission is simple. Power the grid and quickly fix outages, right? Not quite that simple, according to Darren McCrank, Director of Ontario...

From Toys to Masks

From Toys to Masks Irwin Executive’s COVID illness leads to Collingwood PPE factory What do you do when COVID-19 makes you terribly sick? You figure out a way to reduce the chance of that happening to others. That’s the case with George Irwin, self-professed “Toycoon”...

Lifestyle + Tech Talent

Lifestyle + Tech Talent Why Deke expanded from Colorado to Collingwood For Dave Maney, the decision to trade Colorado for Collingwood was a highly calculated and successful one. He is a Stanford GSB graduate, business journalist and former economic commentator at...

Distilling Tech

Distilling Tech Georgian Bay Spirit Company combines tech and craft at new Collingwood distillery Q: What do Wayne Gretzky and the Georgian Bay Spirit Company have in common? A: Joshua Beach, Head Distiller & Blender. The Georgian Bay Spirit Company is...

COVID Collaboration

COVID Collaboration Collingwood brewers team up on a fresh & zippy beer to stimulate flagging sales. On March 17th, the coronavirus pandemic shuttered bars and restaurants, including Black Bellows, a newly opened brewpub in Collingwood, Ontario. At the same time,...