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Why Visitors Never Leave and Become Part of the Bruce Family

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Why just be a visitor?
Why just be a visitor?

Once you visit Bruce County, you’ll never want to leave! And that’s perfectly okay with us! With so many remarkable reasons to make Bruce County your home, you’ll be longing to join our Bruce County family.

Small Town Life
Small Town Life

Once you get a taste of small town life, you’ll never want to go back to city living! In Bruce County towns and villages, it is always easy to make friends and become involved in organizations and clubs that will help to make your new community feel like home. For example, village gardening clubs, the town agricultural society or the local curling club. Let your children explore the town without worry- just remind them to return home before dark! Enjoy talking long evening walks in the beautiful Bruce County countryside. Take in a famous Bruce County sunset from your quiet front porch. The best part about small town life is that you’ll get to know almost every face in the community, and everyone will know yours! 

Friendly Neighbours
Friendly Neighbours

We have all heard the joke that when you run out of sugar in a small town, if you head over to your neighbour’s house, they’ll be happy to give you some. In Bruce County, this actually happens! Bruce County locals are always friendly and welcoming to newcomers and are excited to introduce them to the place they are proud to call home. In no time, you’ll be introduced to every family in town, and will be included in exciting community events and activities. Friendly neighbours will make the adventure of moving to the Bruce easy!

Great Job Opportunities
Great Job Opportunities

You may be visiting Bruce County on a vacation from work, but what about quitting your job in the city and finding one here!? You'll never have to leave your vacation! There are many amazing job opportunities year round in the Bruce, and you won't have a problem finding one that is perfect for you. Interested in baking? Why not look for a job with one of our many local bakeries such as Luscious Bakery in Sauble Beach or Back Eddie's in Paisley? Is tourism more of your style? The provincial parks in Bruce County are always looking for new employees. With Bruce Power and supporting companies in the lakeshore and interior regions always offering jobs, and tourism, small business and parks providing many opportunities in the peninsula region, wherever you decide to settle you are sure to find something that fits what you are looking for.

Dreaming about opening a small business? Bruce County is the perfect place to do this! Looking to start the process to start your entrepreneurship dream? Talk to the Business to Bruce team and get on the path to become a business owner in Bruce County.

24/7 Vacation
24/7 Vacation

Imagine taking a 5-minute walk down to the beach after work to end a stressful day. Or waking up and hitting the crystal clear water for a morning kayak. How does heading up to Tobermory for a quick day trip hike to the Grotto sound? Living in Bruce County feels like a 24/7 vacation! All summer the white sand beaches along the beautiful lakeshore keep locals rejuvenated. Head over to Sauble Beach and stick your toes in the sand to feel instantly relaxed! In the winter, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing and skating trails are created for residents to enjoy. MacGregor Point is a great place to take the family in the winter. Explore the 400-metre skating loop, ski your way through the park trails, and even camp overnight in a cozy yurt! There is always something new to discover when living in the Bruce.

Serenity
Serenity

Once you get used to the peace and quiet of Bruce County, you may never want to go back to city life! Quiet evenings spent on the deck, early morning walks by the water and days spent paddling calm Lake Huron are plentiful for Bruce County locals. Take a hike on the Bruce Trail and listen to the calming sounds of the birds chirping in the trees. Hop on your bike and ride down the shoreline in Southampton while listening to the waves. Grab your canoe and glide down the vast Saugeen River. No matter what you decide to do, the quiet small communities offer a peaceful change from the hustle and bustle of the city.  The serenity of Bruce County will leave you wanting to drop everything and bask in the peace and quiet that the Bruce has to offer. 

Perfect for Families
Perfect for Families

Bruce County is the perfect place for families to make their forever home. With so many excellent schools and many activities to keep the little ones entertained, any Bruce County community is a great place for your children to be brought up. For kids that are a little bit older, let them learn and play at the same time by taking them to the Bruce Peninsula National Park Visitor Centre! While you're there, don't forget to take the 112-step climb to the top of the Visitor Centre Tower to experience a 365-degree view of the beautiful North Bruce Peninsula. There are plenty of job opportunities throughout the county, and many activities to keep adults entertained too! For some adult fun - check out Hoity Toity Cellars in Mildmay for some delicious wine or Tobermory Brewing Company! Alternatively, why not try out mountain biking for the first time on one of our four tracts in Bruce County? On the weekends and during the summer months, there are so many fantastic areas of the county for family adventures. Bruce County is the perfect place for your family to start a new adventure.

Find out why people decide to move here on a more permanent basis!