Economic Development

Bruce County’s Planning and Development Committee adopted the “Find Yourself in Bruce County” Economic Development Strategic Plan for Bruce County in 2016.

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Bruce County Infographics

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Bruce County Economic Development Annual Report 2018

A plan without a tool for measurement, is just a plan. The Bruce County Economic Development Annual Report measures the performance of programs, the value they have on our communities and their influence towards business growth.


2018 Economic Impact of Tourism Report

In 2018, the Economic Development team worked on conducting over 500 surveys of our visitors, as well as 170 local tourism related businesses to develop the Economic Impact of Tourism Report.


SimcoeGreyBruce Business Retention & Expansion Final Trends Report

In 2018, Bruce County joined Grey and Simcoe Counties in a Business Retention & Expansion study within the Food and Agriculture industry.


Economic Develpment strategy condensed version

Bruce County Economic Development. For You.

How Bruce County Economic Development working for you: current and future residents, business owners, and entrepreneurs!


Bruce County’s Planning and Development Committee adopted the “Find Yourself in Bruce County” Economic Development Strategic Plan in 2016. This Plan outlines the framework and the steps that will be undertaken over the next five years to put the conditions in place to realize the County’s long term goals around Economic Development and is as unique as Bruce itself. Kelley Coulter, CAO of Bruce County stated, “The strategy is the direct result of input from members of our internal and external community. It builds on our strengths and provides a realistic pathway for sustainable economic growth.”

Warden Twolan notes that, “A tremendous amount of time and thought went into the development of the five year strategy to ignite the local economy and create a positive impact on future years. We look forward to the opportunities that will stem from the collaboration with our local municipalities, leaders and stakeholders.”




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Kara Van Myall
Director of Planning and Development
Planning & Development
Location:  Walkerton Administration Centre Tel:  519-881-1782


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