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Life in Bruce

The rise and grind lifestyle in an urban setting is just right for some. Others are discovering it felt right once but it doesn’t anymore. Perhaps it's time to step back and reassess what really matters. 
What you might find is what we’ve always felt here in Bruce - there’s great joy in connecting with nature, being active outdoors and slowing down to take it all in. In Bruce County, you can shape your life your way, judgement and expectation free and get closer to what matters most.
Smiling couple enjoying wine and food at a local restaurant.

Maybe you’ve daydreamed about a better work-life balance. In Bruce County, we achieve it without trying very hard. With wide-open skies, epic beach sunsets and peaceful trails right in our backyard, balance is natural. So what are you waiting for?  

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Almost everything you need to know about living in Bruce County  — the ideal place to call home – is right here. Start exploring your adventurous way of life. Discover all the resources you need to learn about our communities, employment prospects, getting settled, finding fun and much more. It’s your portal to getting closer to what matters, whether you live here already or you’re thinking about relocating. 

Bruce is where work-life balance is more than a trendy topic or a dream in the future. Our communities present you and your family with a range of options and home styles that make choosing between quaint or an urban mix community simple - Bruce County is where you can choose your own pace of life.

A Perfect Place to Call Home

Explore where you want to live and find the perfect pace of life. Discover each of our unique Bruce County Communities.


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Finding Your New Home

Whether you’re looking for the perfect place to call home or the ideal spot to set up or expand a business, see them all below. Here you can find your beachside home or your perfect slice of countryside. See every available property listed in Bruce County – residential, commercial, industrial and vacant land. From here it’s simple, just locate the area you want to be in, and you’ll see all the possible opportunities.  

Search for available properties in the interactive map. 

Learn more about Bruce County's Housing Programs and Land use and bylaw information here.

Rent a Home

Searching for the right rental home can be fun. To begin your hunt, you may want to explore KijijiFacebook Marketplace, Facebook Groups, and Pad Mapper.  

Be an Explorer

We live, play and breathe easier thanks to the amazing natural environment of Bruce County. Sure, it includes beaches and mountain bike trails, sunsets and endless reasons to get outside. But there's more - cultural pastimes are enhanced by nature here. Growing food is a living and a passion here.

Whether active every day or alone with a great book, your nature comes to life here.


Natural fens

Regional parks.

Parks Canada.


bruce trail.

bruce peninsula.

saugeen river access points.