Our Advantages

A place where entrepreneurial innovation is celebrated and opportunity is abundant. Industries span energy, tourism, agri-business, culture, support services, technology and retail.

Bruce County’s Key Industries

Agriculture, tourism and energy provide ample opportunities for investors. With over 2.5 million visitors every year, 1,946 farms and 30 percent of Ontario’s power generated right here, is there any question Bruce County is the place to be?

We’re invested in business – which means we’re invested in you. Get to know Bruce County.

Opportunity in Any and All Industries

There is a vibrant entrepreneurial and creative community waiting to embrace you and your new ideas.

With ample land and plenty of buildings available, our growing communities are showing an increasing demand for services, amenities and employment opportunities. Saugeen Shores, for example, grew 16 per cent from 2016 to 2021.

Home to the second-largest nuclear plant in the world

Providing incredible opportunities for both workers and investors.

A quality of life next to none

We live, play, and breathe easier thanks to the amazing natural environment of Bruce County.

In close proximity to the largest city in Canada

(Toronto) and major hubs in Ontario.

An educated and skilled workforce

And it’s growing every day. The Grey Bruce Local Immigration Partnership is attracting and supporting newcomers and immigrants, recognizing that immigration will continue to play a key role in the economic future of Grey and Bruce Counties.

It’s hard to beat the small town charm!

Get to know friendly neighbours in welcoming communities and experience a lower cost of living compared to the cities. And if that’s not enough? Just picture not having to sit idle in traffic!


Doing Business in Bruce County


Average home sale


Business training seminars offered


Jobs created every year by Bruce Power’s Life-Extension Program’s Major Component Replacement Project


Ontario's beef produced


Provincial Parks

155 km

Distance to the U.S. border

170 km

Distance to downtown Toronto

0 min

in grid lock


Business consultations provided


Farms generate more than $255 million annually in gross sales


National Parks


Rank in Southern Ontario for working age population with an apprenticeship certificate (6.5%)
(Stat. Can. 2021)


Value of community development grants available every year


Business development grants awarded every year


Ontario's electricity produced


Suppliers relocated to Grey-Bruce-Huron to support Bruce Power’s Life-Extension Program’s Major Component Replacement Project

$326 million

Added to the local economy by tourism


Population aged 0 - 14
(Stat. Can. 2021)

Bruce County is Home

Let’s Work Together

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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