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Whitmer and Nessel expected to fight Line 5 tunnel agreement - Michigan’s new governor and attorney general are expected to try to undo state... - Nov 12
Climate change and its impact on Lake Superior fishing - When it comes to addressing climate change and fisheries, including on Lake... - Nov 12
‘The Death And Life Of The Great Lakes’: Precious resources in peril - The Great Lakes constitute 20 percent of the globe’s fresh water. They provide... - Nov 12
Why the ‘White Hurricane’ of November 1913 was the Great Lakes’ worst disaster i - The Great Storm of 1913 was easily the Great Lakes region’s largest natural... - Nov 12
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Mackinac tunnel moves despite opposition from Whitmer, Nessel - A decision on whether the Mackinac Bridge Authority oversees Enbridge’s... - Nov 12

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Flurries to fly this week - Londoners will want to have their winter woolies ready as a little bit of snow... - Nov 12
Poor response to Huron County wind turbine health study - The Huron County Health Unit’s study of any relationship between wind turbines... - Nov 12
Douglas Rain, founding member of the Stratford Festival, dies - A founding member of the world-famous Stratford Festival has passed away. Actor... - Nov 11

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5 benefits of installing a smart thermostat in your home or cottage - Smart thermostats are more popular than ever, and we can understand why. Not... - Nov 12
How much is a clean lake worth to you? - Who could put a price on clean water, right? In fact, many studies have tried... - Nov 12

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IF YE BREAK FAITH: Names of the London-area fallen live for evermore at Menin Ga - YPRES, Belgium – In a small, shaded park across from St. Martin’s Cathedral,... - Nov 11

Bruce Beach News

MILNE, Jean Cairns (née Aitken) - 77 Camerson Lane

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Jean Cairns Milne (née Aitken) of Kincardine, passed away at the Southampton Care Centre, on Saturday, October 27th, 2018 in her 95th year.

Beloved wife of the late John Alexander “Sandy” Milne (1986).

Cherished mother of Cathy Milne of Kincardine and David Milne (Gloria Jean Nagy) of Ottawa.

Loving grandmother of Melanie and Margaret.

Leaf Pickup

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 00:00 to 16:15

November 6th-Ripley and Lakeshore area

The annual leaf pick up will occur Monday November 5th in the community of Lucknow, and Tuesday November 6th in the community of Ripley and along the Lakeshore.

Please have your leaves bagged in paper bags, and at the curb by 7:00 a.m.  Bags must not exceed the maximum weight of 11 kg (25 lbs), and the collection is restricted to leaves only.

Leaves and brush may be disposed of at the Huron Landfill site free-of-charge, year-round.

Alexander, Ann Webster - Cottage 128

Monday, October 22, 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Ann on October 22, 2018 at 87 years of age. Predeceased by her beloved husband William (1959). Cherished mother of Jeanne & Brian Stocks, John & Karen, and Tim (2016) & Sandi. Adored “Gram” of Kristi Fortin, Brad & Brittany Stocks, Lauren & Ken Alexander, Kerri & Dwayne Lachance, Jarrett Alexander, William Alexander, and BethAnn Alexander. Special “G-Gram” of Liam, Ella, Kennedy, Carswell, Cohen, and Evie. 

Emergency Notice - Voting Period Had Been Extended

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.

Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation Announcement - June 2016

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The Coastal Centre has grown since its incorporation as a non-profit in 1998.  The Coastal Centre has gone from managing a few grant projects a year with one full-time contractual Coastal Resource Manager to managing twenty-three projects in 2014-15 and a growing number of full-time and part-time staff members.

The hiring of an Executive Director has been a goal of the Board of Directors since 2005, and the current Board embarked upon a recruitment plan in the fall of 2015.  We received an overwhelming response to the job opening and feel fortunate to have had such a strong pool of applicants.

The Board of Directors are pleased to announce that Matt Meade has been selected to fill the position of Executive Director and will officially join our team on June 8, 2016.  Matt has a Honours BA Geography, Post Graduate GIS, and a Masters in Forestry from University of Toronto.  Matt lives in Port Elgin with his wife and  two young children.

Toronto Star Newspaper Delivery to Cottage

Out of curiosity the other day I Googled the Toronto Star, Home Delivery and completed a request to have the Star delivered to the cottage.

Surprise of surprises! The next morning the Star was at the end of our laneway.

And to add to the delight, the price for one month,on an introductory offer  for 6 months is $17.81 per month and you are able to cancel at any time.

Now, why am I promoting this?  Strictly because of a selfish motive. I am concerned that if not enough people subscribe that we may loose this home delivery.

Bruce Beach Clubhouse Bookings

Hello fellow cottagers! Sunny, warm weather reminds us that Bruce Beach time is approaching, summer really is just around the corner. The Bruce Beach Clubhouse was a busy place last summer and this year looks like it will be the same. The clubhouse has already been booked for July 16th, July 23rd, July 30th and July 31st.

If you are interested in reserving the clubhouse for a cottagers' meeting, event, family gathering or wedding, please let me know as soon as possible and I will send you the appropriate forms.

Official Plan Open House

From: Sonya Watson <swatson@huronkinloss.com>
Date: February 25, 2016 at 11:14:51 AM EST
Subject: Official Plan Open House March 28th, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Ripley Huron Community Centre
 

Hi all, Trusting you can pass this Notice on to your members. All reports are available at the link below for information purposes.  At this point the consultant has conducted a detailed review of the Urban Settlement Area boundaries and analysed population and growth projections. There are no proposed expansions or reductions to the Lakeshore Urban Settlement Area as a result of this review.  The policy review is the next Phase.

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Souvenir History of Bruce Beach

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.

A History of Bruce Beach

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.

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Important Dates

Garbage Pickup - Tue Nov 13 (All day)
Blue Box Pickup - Thu Nov 22 (All day)
Thanksgiving (US) - Thu Nov 22 (All day)
Christmas Day - Tue Dec 25 (All day)
New Years Day - Tue Jan 1 (All day)

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