Town Logo


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.

Community Services

Town Information



Contact Us

Events Calendar

Search our Website  



- Read the latest Council Minutes.
- See the Agenda for the next council meeting.
- 2021 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.
- Ontario Support for main streets
- Business Development Bank Webinars
- Canadian Chamber of Commerce Webinars
- Click here for a full list of seminars and events supported by ENDM. Events range from Nov 5, 2020 through to Mar 30, 2021.


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

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

Check out our COVID-19 page which has links to help you stay healthy and provide you with advice and guidance on what to do if you experience symptoms.


Although the Town Office is open for appointments the door will remain locked.

To make an appointment call 705-785-3493 or email at Click here for additional information about contacting us during this period.


With effect from July 17, 2020 wearing of a
mask or face covering is mandatory for
anyone entering the Town of Bruce Mines Municipal Businesses.

The mask or face covering must cover the nose, mouth and chin. There are however, some exceptions and full details can be found here.

By-Law 2002-37

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.

Thank you for your co-operation.


The council of the Corporation of the Town of Bruce Mines fully supports the 2021 Census, and encourages all residents to complete their census questionnaire online at

Accurate and complete census data supports programs and services that benefit our community.


Looking for work? Statistics Canada is now hiring 9,000 candidates in Ontario to help conduct the #2021Census next May.

Find out more about the jobs available or for detailed information or to apply, visit

You are visitor number

Counter For PHP Sites
Site Meter  

Website last updated
25th February 2021

Website designed by Copper Bay Web Design

"© 2011 The Corporation of the Town of Bruce Mines.
All rights reserved."