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Baby foods recalled due to potential dangerous bacteria - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued a recall for a number of ... - Feb 16
Bruce Power supports childhood cancer victims - Bruce Power has committed $300,000. over the next five years to the Pediatric... - Feb 15
More Coastal Watchers needed - The Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation is looking for volunteers to... - Feb 15
Blowing snow and squalls continue Wednesday - It’s another difficult day to travel very far in our area.   It’s because of... - Feb 13
Monitoring threats along Lake Huron - The Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation is into its third year of a... - Feb 13

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The historical pollution of the Huron-to-Erie corridor: The ‘60s - The International Joint Commission is about to conduct a centennial update of... - Feb 15
DNR considering We energies proposal to increase mercury limits released into La - Utility company We Energies wants to increase the amount of mercury it can... - Feb 15
Will tench be the next Great Lakes invasive species problem? - Tinca tinca, also known as tench, are fish native in Europe and Asia. Until... - Feb 15
EPA’s new PFAS plan promises drinking water limits but lacks detail - The new federal plan for addressing PFAS contamination signals significant... - Feb 15
The Great Lakes State is getting saltier – it matters when it comes to your drin - Studies show Michigan’s lakes, streams and wells are getting saltier.... - Feb 15
Huge water project for Foxconn continues - Despite ongoing changes to Foxconn’s plans for its Mount Pleasant operation... - Feb 15
Final decision on proposed Lake Erie wind project could come this month - Final approval could come soon for Icebreaker, a six-turbine wind installation... - Feb 12

Bruce Beach News

Ainsdale Golf Course Sold

Ainsdale Golf Course has been sold to Kincardine native and former U.S. collegiate golfer Taylor Candler (Schmidt) and her husband Charles, a golf pro who is originally from Sanford, Florida.  The Candlers, who currently reside in Wichita, Kansas, with their 4 ½ month old son Wyatt, will take over the 18-hole golf course on Jan.

Write today! Send a Letter to Minister McKenna and EA Agency

Thanks to the many replies and several sign-ons to the draft letter circulated last week offering advice to the Canadian federal minister of the environment on the conduct of the review of the "additional information" Ontario Power Generation was to have provided by the end of 2016 about their proposal to bury nuclear waste beside Lake Huron. 

Deep Geologic Repository (DGR) Project for Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste

Interested Parties

January 3, 2017 - On December 28, 2016, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency received the additional information from Ontario Power Generation (OPG) in response to an information request made by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change on February 18, 2016 regarding the Deep Geologic Repository for Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste Project. The additional information is publically available on the Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry Site (the registry) at the following location:  http://www.ceaa-acee.gc.ca/050/document-eng.cfm?document=116741.

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.

Huron-kinloss Election 2018 Candidate Statements

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 Closed

Culvert Wash Out

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.

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BBCA AGM Agenda 2017

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.

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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

Family Day - Mon Feb 18 (All day)
Garbage Pickup - Tue Feb 19 (All day)
Blue Box Pickup - Thu Feb 28 (All day)
International Women's Day - Fri Mar 8 (All day)
Daylight Savings Time Starts - Sun Mar 10 1:00

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Water Levels - Lake Huron at Goderich from CHS

Beach Water Quality - latest monitoring data from Grey Bruce Public Health Unit

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