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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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Junior Baseball Volunteers Needed for Last Two Weeks of Summer

Bruce Beachers, 
  
Due to a last minute change of schedules, we need volunteers to lead the Junior Baseball for the last two weeks of the summer - starting TOMORROW!! 

Even if you can only help out for a couple of days during the week that is OK.  We will patch together full weeks with multiple people if required.  .  

Leslie Rays Presentation - Kincardine Pipe Band Trip to Netherlands

“Greater love hath no man than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.” John 15:13

7600 Canadian soldiers who took part in the liberation of the Netherlands  & who lie buried in British Commonwealth cemeteries in that country are testament to this Bible passage.

In May of this year, the KSPB was privileged to visit the Netherlands to take part in the 70th anniversary commemorations of the Liberation of that country and the end of the Second World War.

The Dutch people were wonderful hosts who treated us royally. Before discussing the band trip, I would first like to give some background on the Netherlands and the role of our troops in its liberation.

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Last Sunday Leslie Ray, long time Bruce Beacher and member of both the Churchgrove and the Kincardine Pipe band spoke eloquently of her trip to the Netherlands in May to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands. Leslie used the opportunity to clearly explain the close connection that has existed, undimmed with the passage of time, between Canadians and Dutch. She did it with humour, gravitas and emotion.. I am hoping that Leslie will allow us to circulate the text of her speech to the beach through Ross's distribution.

Sunday's Storm (Aug 2, 2015)

We were very lucky on Sunday to have survived the storm with no persons injured. Or at least none that I'm aware of. Unfortunately there was damage done to some cars and cottages. I think we all need to be more thoughtful for our own safety in the future. After seeing some trees that appeared to have been twisted off the stump and seeing huge trees that had been tossed around like twigs we need to understand the danger of standing by a window watching a severe storm like this.

Found: Bruce Beach Kitten

Bruce Beach Kitten A kitten was brought to baseball this morning, found by a family, perhaps an orphan from the storm, I didn't get the whole story from the mass of kids adoring her. Long story short, I took the kitten home,I couldn't leave it there, and agreed to look after it and try to find it a home. Could you please send a mass email asking if anyone wants a kitten or know anyone missing a kitten? We are here until Friday at noon. If no one claims her or is interested we will take her home to Toronto Humane Society. I presume she is a barn kitty, she is gorgeous, sweet and calm, not at all feral or even nervous, and follows the kids everywhere. We are totally smitten with this kitten but are not keeping her (I repeat), not keeping her.

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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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Earth Day - Mon Apr 22 (All day)
Garbage Pickup - Tue Apr 23 (All day)
Blue Box Pickup - Thu Apr 25 (All day)
Mother's Day - Sun May 12 (All day)
Memorial Day - Mon May 27 (All day)

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