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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.


Parking is prohibited on any street in the Town of Bruce Mines between November 1 and April 30 each year to facilitate snow removal. 

Any vehicle parked on municipal streets during this period may be towed at the owner’s expense.


To sit on the Bruce Mines/Plummer Additional Union Public Library Board. Please submit a letter of interest by
4:00 p.m., March 26, 2020 to:

Library Board Appointment,
Town of Bruce Mines,
PO Box 220,
9126 Hwy. 17 E,
Bruce Mines, ON P0R lC0 email:


At the request of GFL Environmental Ltd and effective immediately, glass will no longer be collected with recycling. Residents are asked to place glass with their refuse left at the curb. As always, please be careful when placing glass in refuse containers to prevent the glass from breaking, which can be a hazard, especially for GFL staff.

Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.


"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.


Tourism Attendants required for the Simpson Mine Shaft, Marina and Campground.

Students must be 16-24 years of age and returning to school in the Fall.

Resumes will be accepted at the Bruce Mines Town Office until 4:30 p.m., April 17, 2020. Students must be willing to work in all areas.

Envelopes to be clearly marked "Student Employment" and directed to: 

Town of Bruce Mines, PO Box 220,
9126 Hwy. 17 East, Bruce Mines, P0R 1CO.

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be notified.


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

As a result 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 and what you need to do if you do experience symptoms.

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

Please check back regularly for any updates.

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