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Start an Energy Business

Bruce County is the clean energy capital of Canada. We’re home to wind, solar, and nuclear power, including Bruce Power, one of the world’s largest nuclear-generating stations producing 1/3 of Ontario’s electricity. Check out Nuclear Innovation Institute, Canada’s leading-edge applied nuclear research facility, encouraging innovation, and business development.

Start a Tourism Business

Tourism in Bruce County is thriving. In 2021, Bruce County saw a 23% increase in visitors, a total of 2.4 million, compared to 2020. A total of $219.8 million was spent by tourists in 2021. We’re home to the Ontario Tourism Innovation Lab, supporting innovative entrepreneurs with sustainable tourism ideas.

Start an Agri-Food Business

Bruce County is home to more than 2,000 farms, on 600k acres, and produces 22% of Ontario’s beef. Find craft breweries, Farmer’s Markets, dairies, fruit farms, pastured pork and poultry, and certified organic veggies.

For business support services, connect with one of our Bruce County business development coordinators today.

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Bruce County is located in southwestern Ontario, Canada.