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Bruce Life

Live. Work. Smile.

Bruce County offers an alternative lifestyle: stunningly beautiful, affordable, and community-driven. Here, the search for work-life balance ends – it just comes naturally.

Welcome to your best life.

  • Pay just $263k for your home (on average)
  • Spend just 16 minutes commuting to work (on average)
  • Endless recreational opportunities:

    Key Facts

    Location

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    Work For All

    We are a blend of entrepreneurial opportunity that spans energy and tourism, agri-business and culture, technology and retail.
    • Registered businesses = 5,797
    • Unemployment rate = 5.5% (2106)
    • 1/3 of Ontario's electricity produced in Bruce County
    • 2.5M tourists (2018) =  $299M spent
    • 1,928 family farms

    Fast Facts

    • Population = 68,147
    • Average home price = $263k
    • Average commute time = 16 minutes

Two innuksuks stand among the rocks on the shore of the lake.
Three mountain bikers approach the viewer along the path through the trees. The front one is a woman in a bright red shirt.
Two surfers with boards walk into the water.
The camera looks down a town street showing parked cars and retail shops.
A lighthouse is semi-silhouetted by the sunset over the water.
A man walks away from the camera along a path in the woods while holding the hands of two young girls.
Trees and sky in the distance are mirrored onto a very still lake.
A shopper with her dog take a look at a coat on a rack on the sidewalk of a town street.
A dock and red boathouse are surrounded by moored sailboats.

Bruce County is located in southwestern Ontario, Canada.