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Charlottetown company aims to build Lake Ontario ferry - A Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island company received funding to conduct a... - Jun 14
Biologists try a new tactic to bring back endangered piping plovers - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologists are working to build nesting... - Jun 14
Fundraising to battle phragmites along the local Lake Huron shore - Ontario’s Oliphant Fishing Islands Phragmites Working Group and Grey Sauble... - Jun 14
How autonomous vessels could change Great Lakes commerce, research - When the Great Lakes governors and the premiers of Ontario and Quebec begin... - Jun 14
Fight over Lake Michigan water diversion for Foxconn may continue - Despite a recent court ruling, environmental advocates are considering whether... - Jun 13
Seaway system starts conversion to automated locks - Calling it “the most important technological advance” in the St. Lawrence... - Jun 13
St. Lawrence River residents debate over flooding, IJC calls emergency meeting - The commission that manages water levels on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence... - Jun 13

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Weekly Hack: Rehabbing mouldy books - High humidity plus lack of air circulation—the kind of conditions you can get... - Jun 14

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Saugeen Shores Police seize suspected ‘blue fentanyl’ - Saugeen Shores police seized suspected “blue fentanyl” among a quantity of... - Jun 14
Raptors crowned champions over Warriors - The Toronto Raptors have won their first NBA Championship in the franchise’s 24... - Jun 13
Bridge damaged by flooding set to permanently re-open after lengthy reconstructi - After a long wait for significant repairs, the Chesley Main Street Bridge will... - Jun 13
Huron-Perth Health Unit merger to help with later merger with Grey-Bruce - The chair of the Huron County Board of Health says the merger of the Huron and... - Jun 13

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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Deep Geologic Repository Project — Ministerial Request for Additional Information

February 18, 2016 — The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, today requested additional information and further studies on the environmental assessment for the proposed Deep Geologic Repository (DGR) Project for Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste in Kincardine, Ontario.

Paisley Choir Christmas Concert 2015

Hello

Liz and I wanted to let you know the details of our upcoming Paisley Concert Choir Christmas concerts.

It is a great program with a variety of music. Details are listed below in our press release. Please note there is a Saturday matinee concert in Owen Sound, which might be of interest to those that prefer not to drive at night.

If you are interested and able to attend, we have tickets available and can get them to you. We can also reserve tickets for you at the door.

Hope to see you there.

Jim Pennington and Liz Martin

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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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