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Want to be a part of the 2017 Adventure Passport?! Sponsorship Opportunities are now open!

You're invited to be a part of our growing Adventure Passport community!

The Adventure Passport is a self-guided scavenger hunt contest that steers participants off-the-beaten-track in Bruce County. Each year, twelve unique locations across the county are chosen to be "Passport Stops" from May 1st until October 31st.

The Adventure Passport was started in 2005 and has a strong, loyal following; to date, there have been more than 75,000 participants!

Learn more about how you can be a part of the Adventure Passport here.

Download the 2017 Adventure Passport Sponsorship Package here

Adventure Passport Has Another Successful Year!

Over 3400 Adventurers submitted their completed Adventure Passport 2016! Of course, the number of participants is actually much higher, as many visit stops but don’t submit.

On November 24, we held the grand prize draw and gave away more than $14,000 in prizing!

Thank you to all of our incredible Adventure Passport 2016 sponsors for providing such amazing prizes! Full winner list and prize details can be found here:

Bruce County Economic DEvelopment Strategic Plan 2017 -2021Bruce County Economic Development Strategic Plan
2017 - 2021

Bruce County’s Planning and Development Committee adopted the “Find Yourself in Bruce County” Economic Development Strategic Plan for Bruce County. This Plan outlines the framework and the steps that will be undertaken over the next five years to put the conditions in place to realize the County’s long term goals around Economic Development….

Download the Economic Development Strategic Plan 2017 - 2021 as a PDF.

Port Elgin and Bruce County Win EDAC Award AND are a Finalist for an EDCO AWARD!


Bruce County together with the Town of Saugeen Shores and the Port Elgin BIA, will be receiving the Economic Development Association of Canada’s (EDAC) Marketing Canada Award for the creation of the Port Elgin Dining Guide. This award was presented at the Annual EDAC Conference on October 25th, 2016 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. 

Additionally, the Port Elgin Dining Guide was a Finalist for the Economic Development Council of Ontario EDCO Award of Excellence. Winners of the (EDCO) Award of Excellence will be announced on February 9th at the EDCO President’s Dinner and Awards Ceremony. 

Download the Port Elgin Dining Guide.

Bruce County Partners with REALTORS® Association of Grey Bruce Owen Sound (RAGBOS)

Bruce County entered a partnership with RAGBOS! By entering into an Agreement (See Appendix “A”) with RAGBOS, the County would be permitted to access their real estate listings database for the purpose of displaying them within the public mapping system on the County’s website. Being able to incorporate real estate listings within the County’s GIS mapping system will provide greater value and enhance the user experience. For Economic Development purposes this will be monumental as investors and/or staff search for available commercial/ industrial and vacant properties for development purposes.

RTO7 Wayfinding Signage

In 2012, Regional Tourism Organization 7 developed the Tourism Wayfinding Signage Standard & Specification Manual for Bruce, Grey and Simcoe Counties. County of Bruce is now using the standard as a guideline for the purchase of highway signage. This strategy helps to provide consistency throughout all three counties.

Learn more about Wayfinding Signage

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