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Bruce Power harvests Cobalt-60 for medical use - Bruce Power has completed another harvest of medical-grade Cobalt-60, which... - Mar 25
Outpatient lab services at Kincardine Hospital moving - The Kincardine hospital is undergoing some changes this week. Beginning... - Mar 25
C.F.I.A. recalls energy drink - Monster Energy Canada is recalling its Caffe Monster Salted Caramel Energy... - Mar 23
CFIA recalls Janes Brand uncooked Pub Style Chicken Nuggets - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has recalled Janes brand Pub Style Chicken... - Mar 22

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Dingell named co-chair of Great Lakes Task Force - On World Water Day, Michigan Congresswoman Debbie Dingell was elected a co-... - Mar 25
Great Lakes already hit by climate change - The most comprehensive assessment of climate impact on the Great Lakes region... - Mar 22
Ships to start loading Friday - The Soo Locks open at midnight on Monday, signaling the start of shipping... - Mar 22
This is why gorgeous ice shards keep piling up along Lake Michigan - As Lake Michigan thaws, water pushes fractured shards of ice up along the... - Mar 22

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Lucknow soccer fields damaged - Craig Beck pledges $1,000 towards repairs The Lucknow Kinsmen Soccer Fields... - Mar 24
Rash of thefts in Lucknow leaves residents uneasy - Several Lucknow residents woke up Tuesday morning to discover they had been... - Mar 22

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5 ways to cut back on water usage at the cottage - Friday, March 22 is World Water Day, and it’s an opportunity to reflect on the... - Mar 22

Bruce Beach News

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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MOFFATT, John Donald "Dint" - Cottage 102

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

John Donald Moffatt

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.

JOYCE, Mary Madeleine (née Sedgewick) - Cottage 34

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Mary JoyceIn 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.

Update on Deep Geologic Repository Project (DGR)

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.

OPG Response to CEAA

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has advised the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) that it will provide a response by May 26, to additional information requests regarding its proposed Deep Geologic Repository (DGR) for low-level and intermediate-level nuclear waste at the Bruce Nuclear site in the Municipality of Kincardine.

Deep Geologic Repository Project - Notice to Interested Parties

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

Interested Parties

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has requested additional information from Ontario Power Generation following its technical review of the Response to the request by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change. The technical review included a comment period to receive the views of the public, Indigenous groups, and expert federal departments and ran from January 18 to March 6, 2017.

Town divided over plan to store nuclear waste near Lake Huron

KINCARDINE, ONT. - A moment of reckoning has come for Canada’s nuclear industry and millions of people who rely on the power source to keep their lights on.

For over 40 years, nuclear reactors in three provinces have pulsed with energy created by powerful fission reactions and it’s created a complex problem: what do you do with radioactive waste that stays lethal for 100,000 years?

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is the company responsible for managing waste produced by Ontario’s three nuclear plants – Darlington, Pickering and Bruce.

They say the answer lies in the sleepy community of Kincardine, Ont., where the world’s largest operating nuclear plant, Bruce Nuclear Generating Station, is located.

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New Hydro poles/damage to property

You will recall that last fall Jody Larson sent us emails regarding Hydro One's power outages as they transferred service from the old poles to the new poles that they were installing.  As a result of the installation of the new pole on our property, numerous broken plastic shards were left.  My vehicle picked up a nail resulting in my having to replace the tire.  In my complaint to Hydro One, I was advised that if I wished to make a claim I could complete the online Customer Claim form with Quelmec Insurance Adjustors, which I did.  This past week while at the cottage I found 2 more nails

"Abandonment is Forever" - CCNR Submission on the proposed OPG Great Lakes Nuclear Waste Dump

To:       The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency and the Honourable

            Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change

 From: The Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility (CCNR)

Date:   March 6, 2017.

Re:       Ontario Power Generation’s Proposal for a DGR at Kincardine Ontario, for

            the burial and abandonment of Low- & Intermediate-Level nuclear wastes

Lake Huron e-news - February 2017

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Welcome, and thank you for taking the opportunity to read our monthly newsletter. This month’s message comes with mixed emotions. For those of you unaware, Geoff Peach, a founder of the Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation passed away recently. Geoff was a strong proponent of coastal environmental preservation and promotion. His ground-breaking work has left a huge footprint on the landscape of Lake Huron. For details about Geoff and to donate to his memorial fund please visit our webpage. 

Lake Huron e-news - January 2017

Happy New Year from the Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation!I hope you enjoy this month’s edition. It is an educational article describing what happens to your lake during these cold winter months when most of us are enjoying the warmth of our homes.

The Coastal Centre has been busy planning for 2017. Some of the main programs we are planning for are:

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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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