Region Overview

The Greater Bruce/Huron area is located to the west of the greater Toronto area in southwestern Ontario. The region includes the municipalities of Arran–Elderslie, Brockton, Kincardine, Northern Bruce Peninsula, and South Bruce. It also includes the township of Huron-Kinloss.

Region's Local Distribution Companies

  • Entegrus Powerlines Inc.
  • ERTH Power Corporation
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
  • Festival Hydro Inc.
  • Wellington North Power Inc.
  • Westario Power Inc.

Map: Greater Bruce/Huron

Current Status

The second Regional Planning cycle for this region was completed with publishing of RIP report in April 2022. It is expected that the Third Regional Planning cycle will be initiated in 2025 or earlier with the completion of the Needs Assessment report.

Accomplishment (Most Recent Shown First) Status Completion Date
Regional Infrastructure Planning (2nd Cycle)
Completed April 2022
Integrated Regional Resource Planning (2nd Cycle)
Completed September 2021
Scoping Assessment (2nd Cycle)
Completed September 2019
Needs Assessment (2nd Cycle) Completed May 2019
Regional Infrastructure Planning Completed August 2017
Local Plan (Bruce Heavy Water B TS) Completed May 2017
Local Plan (LS7) Completed November 2016
Local Plan (Wingham TS) Completed October 2016
Needs Assessment Completed May 2016

*The completed reports are available below. 

Relevant Documents

Regional Infrastructure Planning (RIP)
Name Completion Date
Greater Bruce Huron RIP - Report (2nd cycle) April 2022
Greater Bruce Huron IRRP – Report & Appendices (2nd Cycle) September 2021
Greater Bruce Huron RIP - Report August 2017

Needs Assessment (NA) & Scoping Assessment (SA)
Name Completion Date
Greater Bruce Huron SA – Report (2nd Cycle) September 2019
Greater Bruce Huron NA - Report (2nd cycle)  May 2019
Greater Bruce Huron NA - Report  May 2016