Living here is about way more than beaches and bike trails.

Where The Search for Work-Life Balance Ends

This is where creativity and innovation go hand in hand, and where the word community takes on a whole new meaning.

It’s a place celebrating growth, encouraging adventure and enthusiastically supporting its residents and businesses. 

And it’s all so uniquely Bruce County. Welcome home!

A Bruce Way of Life

With 8 unique townships and dozens of communities between, Bruce County has a thriving economy and a relaxed lifestyle, giving you more time, more nature and more opportunities to explore. 

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in Our Communities

With various initiatives and grants available, we continuously seek to facilitate growth and prosperity in each of our communities.

Thriving Agriculture, Tourism and Energy Sectors

Our three key industries offer endless opportunities for those looking to begin or expand their businesses.

A Unique Lifestyle
You’ll Love

Here, there’s no such thing as rise and grind, and you don’t need to look hard to find an ideal work-life balance.

A Unique
Mix of Communities

While some of Bruce County’s communities have a distinct artistic flair, others have a more clearly defined focus on agriculture and grassroots experiences.

An Active, Healthy Lifestyle

Enjoy 159 kilometres of the Bruce Trail, 80 kilometres of mountain bike trails, 2 National Parks, 5 Provincial Parks and thousands of options to enjoy fresh, local flavour.

More About Bruce County

These resources are here to help you navigate building a business and life in Bruce County.

Our Programs

Benefit from a range of community and business-focused programs that are designed to assist you.

Annual Reports

View Bruce County's Economic Development Annual Reports for a detailed look at overall operations and performance.

Strategic Priorities

Economic success is a top priority here in Bruce County. With that, you may find interest in our strategic priorities, including business, workforce and community development.


Looking for access to a document, policy or resource? This section pulls it all together.

Profile of
Bruce County

Here in Bruce County, a vibrant entrepreneurial and creative community is waiting to embrace you and your new ideas.

Feel at home in a welcoming community that’s affordable, energetic and innovative.


Population of Bruce County

854 km

Length of Huron Lake and Georgian Bay shorelines

155 km

Distance to the U.S. border

170 km

Distance to downtown Toronto

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Further Information

Guidance on Starting, Growing, or Investing in a Business

Resources and Funding

Our team is available to help at no cost.

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