Your Future Workforce

Bruce County's quality of life attracts and retains skilled workers.

Where People Want to Live and Work

Bruce County's mix of rural landscapes, shoreline and forests — with much remained untouched — balance work and play. The rise and grind lifestyle in an urban setting is just right for some. Others are discovering it felt right once but it doesn’t anymore. Many people realize it's time to step back and reassess what really matters.

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

Bruce County is actively addressing the workforce shortage with a four-pronged approach that addresses continuous data collection, attraction, retention and skills-building. By taking action, we're setting the stage for success.

Doing Business in Bruce County


Population of Bruce County


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


Agriculture workforce employed full-time


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


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


Immigrants are economic immigrants (start business, find employment, make major investments) - 2nd highest in Southern Ontario
(Stat. Can. 2021)


Population with suitable Housing - highest in Southern Ontario
(Stat. Can. 2021)


Population stays in Bruce County
(Stat. Can. 2021)


Population spends 30% or less of income on shelter costs
(Stat. Can. 2021)


Population with a bachelors degree or higher
(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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