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Adventure Passport Has Another Successful Year!

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

On November 24, we help 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

Media Tours

In partnership with OTMPC (Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation), Bruce County has hosted several media tours throughout 2015 with more requests coming in for 2016!

We've hosted;

- MBC TV (Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation) Korea - "I Live Alone" reality tv show (you can view the episode at -

- Ottawa Family Living

- Family Vacation Critic - Author Lorilee Craker

- Weekend Jaunt

- Seattle Travels

Stay tuned to our social media feeds to see the articles and shows that had taken place in Bruce County!

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