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Explore the Bruce program ending after this year - The final year of the Explore the Bruce Adventure Passport will focus on food... - 4 hours ago
Bruce County joins Grey Immigration partnership - A formal partnership is being formed between Bruce and Grey County councils to... - Apr 18
Flooding possible for Ausable Bayfield Watershed - The Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority has issued a flood watch. Heavy... - Apr 18
Drug bust Wednesday in Huron-Kinloss - Two people face a number of charges after drugs and related paraphernalia were... - Apr 18
Clean and Green program targets single-use items - Saying “no” to unnecessary single-use packaging and products is the focus of... - Apr 16
Conservation Authorities feel the pinch from Ontario’s budget - The General Manager of the Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority says all... - Apr 16
County bridge will now see full closure during re-construction process - The Chesley Main Street Bridge will see a temporary full closure in order to... - Apr 15

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Barra MacNeils headlining Kincardine Scottish Festival - The 20th Kincardine Scottish Festival and Highland Games will be headlined by... - Apr 19

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Cruising from Montreal to Georgian Bay - On the northern and eastern shores of the Great Lakes, the province of Ontario... - Apr 18
Public comment period open on proposal to make parts of Lake Ontario a marine sa - The eastern part of Lake Ontario could become a national marine sanctuary. The... - Apr 18
Michigan’s governor blocked an oil tunnel in the Great Lakes — but says she’s st - Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says she’s open to allowing construction of an... - Apr 18

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Ontario government cuts payments for authority flood management by half - Thanks to climate change, insurance companies are dealing with a flood of... - Apr 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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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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