A member of the Bruce Beach Cottagers' Association
Bruce Beach Cottagers Association
After a rewarding life, and knowing he was loved by his family, friends and God, John Donald Moffatt (“Dint”) passed from this world to the next on Tuesday, July 3. He was the son of Elizabeth and J. Melvin Moffatt and brother of Robert and Marjorie, who have gone before him. He and his wife Anne (nee McKillop) were classmates in the Western University School of Business graduating in 1953. Together they raised Sue (Rob Brison), Barb (Doug Dunlop) and Nancy who were blessed by their wise advice and endless support. He was a loving and playful grandfather to Meg (Scott Symes) and Mike, and enjoyed the energy of his great grand-children Evan and Jack Symes. In his careers with Simpsons Sears and later Dow Chemical, he modeled integrity and genuine friendship at work. He was a cheerful curler and was never happier than when he was in a boat, ideally at Bruce Beach. He truly cherished all the good times and people in his life. A devoted member of the Presbyterian Church, particularly St. Andrews in Etobicoke, and more recently Knox in Waterloo, he lived his faith.
In her 100th year, Mary Joyce passed away peacefully in her own home where she lived an active life to the end. She was born in Hamilton to Rev. W. Harry and Sophie Sedgewick; grew up in Toronto with her siblings Margaret, Eleanor and Mackenzie; and after graduating from the University of Toronto where she was the only woman in the 1940 Maths and Physics program, she moved to Ottawa with her husband Walter Stevenson Joyce in 1945, as he began his career in teaching.
On April 18, 2018 in Saint John, New Brunswick at the age of 75 after a prolonged illness. Predeceased by her parents, Reverend Dr. Gordon S. and Anne E. Maxwell (nee Storie) and her sister Mary Anne Reid (nee Maxwell). Survived by her brother James Maxwell, sister-in-law Beverley Maxwell and brother-in-law William Reid. Proud aunt to Paige Maxwell and Bryan Reid. Born and raised in Ontario, Lynn had a lifelong fondness for the family cottage at Bruce Beach on Lake Huron. Most of her adult life was spent in New Brunswick where she fell in love with the landscape and the people.
LAWSON, Gordon Walter Born February 15, 1924, died March 30, 2018 surrounded by his family. He was predeceased by his wife of 64 years, Margaret "Peggy" (Ross), his brother Melbourne (Barbara), and his sister Norma (Bob Chamberlin). He leaves behind his son Peter (Winnie Doyle) and daughters Alex and Kelly and granddaughter Meghan (Chris Daw). Gord lived for most of his life in Hamilton, a city he loved and knew intimately. He was raised on Delaware Avenue, and attended Adelaide Hoodless Public School and Central High School.
CULLEY,Mary Elizabeth Culley (née Lane) - September 16 1928- February 4 2018. Passed away peacefully in her 90th year at Scarborough and Rouge Valley Hospital.Predeceased by husband Ross Culley. Mary was the eldest of Andrew and Jessie Lane's four children, and is survived by her sister Agnes Campbell-Rogers and brothers Gordon (Hazel) and Ronald (Marian) Lane.She will be dearly remembered by nieces nephews,grandnieces and nephews, Lane and Culley relatives and friends. A private memorial service has been held. Donations to the Alzheimer Society of Toronto in Mary's memory would be appreciated. Condolences,photographs and memories may be forwarded through www.humphreymiles.com
The Township of Huron-Kinloss Voting Period has been extended 1 full day until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, 2018.
Township of Huron-Kinloss
As of approximately 5:45 p.m. tonight, due to the technical difficulties experienced by Dominion Voting System the electors of the Township of Huron-Kinloss have experienced delays in internet and telephone voting. Large time delays were being experienced on both the telephone and internet methods of election.
I sent the following email out to find out the positions of the Huron-kinloss 2018 candidates:
Dear Candidates,This message is being sent to all candidates who provided and shared their email address on huron-kinloss.com.Do you have a campaign platform or other campaign statements that you are willing to share publicly on the BruceBeach.ca web site? Perhaps you have some material from the all candidates meeting? I leave it to each of you to determine and cover the issues that are important. Also, if you have a web site or other social media links that you are using that would be helpful too.Any information you provide may be shared with other Bruce Beach cottagers via a posting on the BruceBeach.ca web site. The information will not be edited, but may not all be used if there is too much. I suggest that something less than 1000 words would be appropriate and links to additional information can be included.My intent is provide information from all the candidates in one place for other cottagers and have the posting available, by Oct 3, 2018. If you have not responded by Oct 3rd then that will be noted in the web site posting. You will each be sent a link to the posting on the web site once it's complete.I wish each of you great success with your campaigns.Regards,Doug Dunlop
Bruce Beach Rd is temporarily closed due to a culvert wash out between cottages 97 and 98, and as a result there is no through traffic from Concession 8 to 10. Cottages 84 to 97 can access from Concession 8, and cottages 98 to 177 Bruce Beach Rd and those on Highland Dr may be reached from Concession 10.
Repair to the culvert will take place as soon as material is on site.
Emergency services have been notified.
Below is the agenda for our Annual General Meeting this Saturday at 10 am. I hope many of you are able to attend as we will have the opportunity to question both the Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation and the Mayor as to why they feel that the willow trees/bushes should be allowed to continue to flourish along the shoreline preventing many beach activities from happening. I feel a strong showing will help immeasurably in achieving the goal of returning the shoreline to a place for quiet walking as well as other activities.
Fellow beachers, below is a questionnaire that you may wish to complete. I hope you may find it informative.
May 29, 2017 – The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is making available the additional information received on May 26, 2017 from Ontario Power Generation (OPG). The Agency had requested the information following the submission from Ontario Power Generation received on December 28, 2016. The Agency is currently reviewing the most recent information from OPG to determine whether it is complete. As part of the next steps, the Agency will prepare a Draft Report on the additional information and the potential environmental assessment conditions, which will be required if the project proceeds.
No questions have been added to this group.
Minutes for the Annual General Meeting
Approved by Executive October 7, 2017
Date: Saturday, August 5, 2017
Location: Bruce Beach Club House
Minutes for the Annual General Meeting - DRAFT
Date: Saturday, July 30, 2016
Location: Bruce Beach Club House
Annual General Meeting
Date: Saturday, August 1, 2015
Location: Bruce Beach Club House
Actual 2014, Proposed Budget 2015, Forecast Actual 2015
We've prepared 7 Tips for 7 Days to help our community "Be Prepared, Not Scared".
Please see the attached information.
Do you know where to find help in an emergency?
Finding help is easier when you make the right call. Attached is information regarding 211 and how its service can help during an emergency in our community. Get to know more about 211 and the service it provides.
Water levels for Lake Superior, Lake Michigan-Huron and Lake St. Clair are all above their all-time average for this time of year and are above the level of Chart Datum. Full bulletin is attached.
SUMMER 2015 MIXED DOUBLES TENNIS TOURNAMENT
Attached is a file on a Bruce Beach Summer Tennis Tournament which we are organizing. We thought it would be important to set the date, so people can plan their summer weekends if they are interested in playing.
Brian and Laurie
FOR well over forty years the Summer Resort known as Bruce Beach on Lake Huron’s friendly shore has been the holiday rendezvous for health-seekers, pleasure-seekers and tor those who were just tired. From a very modest beginning the popularity and the population have grown by leaps and bounds. The need of having some sort of historical souvenir which would preserve the happy annals of the Beach had been keenly felt for a long time. It was not, however, until the year 1915 that the meeting of this need took concrete form.
Shortly after the Bruce Beach Historical Society was formed in the Fall of 1981, I was having lunch with a friend. When asked why I had given up curling that year, one of the two or three reasons I mentioned was my interest in publishing history of Bruce Beach, where my family had been spending their summers for more than sixty years. "How fortunate you are to have such roots", replied my friend.
No polls have been added to this group.