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Carnivorous plants dine on salamanders in Algonquin Provincial Park - In August 2018, Alexander Smith, a molecular ecology professor at the... - 10 hours ago
This DIY fold-down workbench is great for small outdoor projects - When I’m at the cottage I like to be outside as much as possible and this... - Jun 17

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Lucknow Sentinel

Mario Toad cone reinstalled in Lucknow - After being vandalized the first weekend of June, the Huron-Kinloss Ice-Cream... - 11 hours ago

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Kincardine News

Teddy Bear Parade marks 25 years - Well over a hundred participants added some colour and costumes to the streets... - 12 hours ago

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Blackburn News

Province to fund Lucan intersection overhaul - A busy intersection in Lucan will soon undergo a major safety makeover.... - Jun 17
Bruce Power commits money to Blyth Festival - The Blyth Festival has a big new backer. Bruce Power announced today they are... - Jun 17
Raptors’ fans recognize ‘We The North Day’ - Fans of the Toronto Raptors will fill the streets of downtown Toronto on Monday... - Jun 17

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Great Lakes Commission

Q&A: What happens if state shuts down Line 5 oil pipeline - As Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has indicated she may go to court as... - Jun 17
How did Lake Ontario flooding get so out of hand? - In December 2016, a new Lake Ontario water management plan went into effect,... - Jun 17
18,000 pieces of balloon waste were found in Great Lakes: Why it’s a danger - Surveys from volunteer trash pickup events found more than 18,000 balloons,... - Jun 17
Great Lakes leaders set up meeting on Asian carp - Leaders from Great Lakes states and Canadian provinces will meet in Illinois... - Jun 17
Overflowing Great Lakes pose new threat for endangered bird - Trouble is brewing for piping plovers, already one of the Great Lakes region’s... - Jun 17

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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Paisley Concert Choir Spring Concert "River Rocks"

Hello All
 
Liz and I wanted to let you know that we are again singing with the Paisley Concert Choir in their upcoming spring concert “River Rocks”.
 
Information on the concert plus details of venues and times are listed below in our press release.
 
If you are interested in attending, we have tickets, or can arrange for tickets to be held for pickup at the door.  Just email or phone us to arrange.
 
It’s a great program that we know you will enjoy.

BBGC New Tee Benches

You may be aware that last year we installed three new benches at tees 4, 6 and 7.  These were funded by three Beach families who chose their wording and the assembly and installation was done by the BBGC.

This year four more families have requested benches and these will be installed at tees 2, 3, 5 and 9.  We already have new benches at tees 1 & 8.  That leaves one tee without a new bench and that is the lower tee on #8.

Fw: Great Lakes Protection Act

From: Minister, MOECC (MOECC) [mailto:Minister.MOECC@ontario.ca
Sent: February-18-15 5:42 PM
To: Undisclosed recipients:
Subject: Great Lakes Protection Act

Ontario is taking action to protect the Great Lakes and has re-introduced a strengthened Great Lakes Protection Act, which recognizes the importance of the Great Lakes to Ontario’s environment, economy and health of our citizens.

Nuclear Waste Webinars | February 2015 Series

Nuclear Waste On-line is a series of on-line presentations throughout February 2015. This third annual webinar series uses on-line meetings to provide expert presentations and opportunities for discussion of topics of interest to members of the public concerned about the generation and proposed burial of highly radioactive nuclear fuel waste. Visit www.nuclearwaste.ca for details.

Devastating 2004 tsunami moved Canadian couple to help Sri Lanka rebuild, and they’re still going back

Joe O'Connor | December 23, 2014 | Last Updated: Dec 23 9:40 PM ET
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Bruce and Janet McKelvey will be going back to Sri Lanka for the 11th year to continue to help tsunami victims
 
Laura Pedersen/National PostBruce and Janet McKelvey will be going back to Sri Lanka for the 11th year to continue to help tsunami victims

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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 Jun 18 (All day)
Blue Box Pickup - Thu Jun 20 (All day)
Baseball - Sun Jun 30 9:00
Canada Day - Mon Jul 1 (All day)
Jr Baseball (5-12) - Mon Jul 1 9:30

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