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The Corporation of the Town of Bruce Mines provides
travel, vacation and town information for both
residents and visitors.

Nestled on a picturesque bay on the shores of Lake
Huron, the historic town of Bruce Mines
is a small but vibrant community offering
all the amenities needed for families of all ages.

Bruce Mines is located on Trans Canada
Highway 17 just 65km east of Sault Ste Marie
and has numerous events and activities throughout
the year.

Founded in 1846 as Canada's first copper mine, our town
is steeped in history - tour the Simpson Mine Shaft, visit the
town museum or simply enjoy all that nature has to offer in the
surrounding countryside.

Please take time to explore our website and find out all you need to know about our beautiful town.

If you have any questions or require further information please contact the Town office on 705-785-3493.

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- Read the latest Council Minutes.
- See the Agenda for the next council meeting.
- 2020 Recycling Calendar
- For the latest local news check out the
North Channel Current
- Make sure you have a 72 hour
Emergency Survival Kit. It could save
your life!!! For further information go to
- Improve your safety and add your name to the Vulnerable Persons Registry
- If you have any concerns raise them with the
Town Council.


Click on the links below to review the latest revisions of the

Town of Bruce Mines Accessible Customer
Service Policy

Town of Bruce Mines Accessibility Plan

Written information and other forms of communication are accessible, upon request.


"The Town of Bruce Mines benefits from
Ontario support for main streets!"

Ernie Hardeman,
Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Read the full news release here.


The Tri-Neighbours Board of Management has a position available for a Member at Large to sit on the Board.

For further details and application instructions click here.


With effect from May 20, a fire permit must be obtained before you commence burning.

Complete an application.


1. Fill in: Date, Name, Address, Signature of Permittee (Sign), Phone number
2. Print your filled-in form and save a copy to your computer.

3. Either Email your completed form to , post through the mail slot at the Town Office or post via regular mail..

Payment for the permit can be made through existing online payments for your tax/water sewer account. If you are paying by this method please ensure you process this as a separate amount. Please do not include the fee with your taxes and /or water amount.

Alternatively we will accept cash or cheque through our mail slot at the front entrance or payment through regular mail.

Seasonal permits available only, at a cost of $10.

If payment is not received within 7 days, the permit becomes invalid.


The province has enacted a declaration of emergency to help contain and respond to the spread of COVID-19 and protect the public.

We have created a separate page dedicated to the Coronavirus. There you will find all the information that you need to help you stay healthy, advise on what you need to do if you do experience symptoms together with any additional information you may require during this time.

The page will be updated as and when new information or guidance is made available.

Please check back regularly for any updates.


For Canadians crossing the US border for essential travel or work in Michigan.

There have been recent COVID-19 cases confirmed in Chippewa County and across northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.

Any close contact is a possible exposure. Be vigilant and protect yourself and loved ones.

Practice physical distancing at all times, wear a mask, and frequently wash your hands or use a hand sanitizer.

If you feel sick, or are worried you have been exposed go straight home, self-isolate and call your local assessment centre to get tested.


The Town of Bruce Mines Fire Department has imposed a FIRE BAN effective Thursday, July 23rd, 2015, until further notice. 

Open air burning of brush, grass, debris and use of incinerators is NOT permitted. 

Please listen to your local radio stations for further updates or for more information contact the municipal office at 705-785-3493. 

Thank you for your cooperation.



The Business Development Bank and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce have provided free webinars on a range of topics.

To view past webinars delivered by the BDB click here.

To view past webinars delivered by the CCC click here.

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