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at Port Bruce Ontario, Canada

According to the 1876 Elgin County Atlas, Port Bruce was "A Romantic Village at the mouth of Catfish Creek, on the north shore of Lake Erie, township of Malahide, county of Elgin. It is a port of entry. Distant from St. Thomas, a station of the London and Port Stanley railway, 17 miles, fare 62c. Mail Daily. Population 200."

About the same number of people still call Port Bruce home year round, but many more families reside at Port Bruce in the summertime.



Port Bruce residents
have 
free Internet access and training at the Aylmer Library

Type Port Bruce into the Canadian Geographical Names Query Screen and submit search to see where Port Bruce is located in Ontario and Canada.

Community Spirit

The damaging flood of February 14, 1984 united the resolution of the residents of Port Bruce to prepare for any future threat of flooding and to take measures to prevent flooding in the village. The Port Bruce Ratepayers Association was formed to organize a plan for the security of local property owners. This association interfaces with the various local administrative bodies such as the Catfish Creek Conservation Authority and the Malahide Town Council, which are several of the organizations responsible for the funding of flood prevention projects such as ice breaking, creek dredging and erosion control of the cliff at the harbour entrance.

The Port Bruce Newsletter, issued quarterly to members of the Port Bruce Ratepayers Association, informs the community of activities and news of local interest. News items and announcements for the newsletter can be submitted to the Port Bruce Ratepayers Association.

 

Port Bruce Street Names with an aerial photo of Port Bruce taken by Al Mayhew

The Royal Salute - An account of Sir William Johnson's visit to the area in 1761.

Oldtimers - Violet Reid Reavie's poem of Port Bruce as it was around the year 1896.

 

The WEATHER in the London and Port Bruce area today.

CNN 5 day weather forecast for Port Stanley

 


 

Lake Erie information - Great Lakes Forecasting System - Latest Nowcast images

For information on lake water levels check out the Great Lakes Information Network

Port Bruce Provincial Park - 5 hectares of sandy Lake Erie shoreline

 

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 Web Site originated December 1995