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Larry Miller announces retirement from politics - Bruce Grey Owen Sound Conservative MP Larry Miller has announced he’s retiring... - Jan 18
Plummeting temperatures prompt Cold Weather Alert - Ahead of what is expected to be a bitter cold weekend, the Middlesex London... - Jan 18
Huron County still interested in Goderich property - Huron County councillors continue to look at the concept of consolidation as... - Jan 18
CAA has timely advice for your car and the cold - With temperatures expected to dip down to -15 C Saturday night and -20 C Sunday... - Jan 18
More than half of food produced in Canada is wasted - A year-long research project undertaken by Second Harvest and Value Chain... - Jan 18
Visitors pump millions into Bruce County - Bruce County officials now have a way to collect and analyze tourism... - Jan 18
Huron-Bruce riding not under municipal review - With the announcement this week that the provincial government is conducting... - Jan 18

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U.S. Supreme Court may decide public’s access to Great Lakes’ shorelines - The Supreme Court will soon decide whether to hear a dispute over Great Lakes... - Jan 18
OPINION: Let’s not let property owners kill Great Lakes beach-walking tradition - Beach-walking is a long-held tradition for the Great Lakes that has been... - Jan 18
Great Lakes Cruising Club encourages exploration - The Great Lakes Cruising Club was formed in 1934 as a network to share... - Jan 18
COMMENTARY: State must stand strong on PFAS water standards - The New York Department of Health should adopt proposed drinking water... - Jan 18

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Weekly Hack: better, cheaper baseboard heat - Baseboard heating not living up to its name? Pretty much anything that builds... - Jan 18

Bruce Beach News

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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BBCA BBQ Sold out

Fellow Beachers, thanks to Donna Tiernan and Heather McGregor Brown and their ticket sales ability we have another sold out BBQ. There will be 511 people at this year's version of our annual affair.

We've come a long way from the days of dragging BBQs to the club house and the Dads flipping burgers and hot dogs while the families sat on blankets and socialized with neighbours.

See everyone on Saturday,

Brian MacEachern

Bruce Beach BBQ

Baseball at Bruce Beach

Baseball Batter For those who were at the season opener last weekend you witnessed Bruce Beach baseball at its best.   Imagine if you will Mike Buchanan on the mound pitching for the game.  Bottom of the 9th (or whatever inning Gerry says it is).  The score is 14 to 11.  The bases are getting fuller but somehow the game is lost as the opposition just can’t sustain any traction.  We all retire for a well-deserved beer or two.  Just another day in paradise known as Bruce Beach. 

 

Lake Huron e-news Announcement - July 2016

The Coastal Centre Welcomes New Executive Director

The Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation Board of Directors are pleased to announce that Matthew Hoy joined the Coastal Centre team on July 4, 2016 as the new Executive Director.

Matt Hoy
Matthew (Matt) Hoy, Executive Director

Matt is a long term resident of Goderich and is deeply committed to both his community and the Lake Huron shoreline.  Matt has had a successful career within the financial industry, however has decided to change his vocation and focus his efforts to benefit both the Lake Huron coastline and the environment. He firmly believes the strength of communities along Ontario’s southeast shoreline lies in the health of our Great Lake.

Junior Baseball Volunteers Needed

Good Morning Bruce Beachers, 
  
After a couple of great weekends at Bruce Beach many will be trying to figure out how to spend an extra week at the cottage this summer. 

What could be better than spending some extra time with your kids by volunteering to help with Junior Baseball. 
  
The activity takes place from 9.30 am to 10.30 am Monday through Friday every week during July and August.  The first day this year will be July 4th.

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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 Jan 22 (All day)
Blue Box Pickup - Thu Jan 31 (All day)
Family Day - Mon Feb 18 (All day)
International Women's Day - Fri Mar 8 (All day)
Daylight Savings Time Starts - Sun Mar 10 1:00

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