Why is stewardship important to Bruce Power?
The Bruce site has been operating for many decades, long before Bruce Power was created. Throughout that operation, significant data has been accumulated and Bruce Power has used that information to develop an in-depth understanding of the dynamic nature of the local communities and environment.
Bruce County is seen by many as a natural haven and a destination to escape urban sprawl. Many species of wildlife, some of which are endangered or threatened, call the region home. Additionally, a lot of people, including employees, live, play, farm and raise their families in close proximity to the site. All of these amount to good reasons to proactively engage in the promotion of environmental welfare.
Aside from a moral obligation to care for the nearby environment, Bruce Power has a regulatory responsibility to keep careful track of environmental impacts. Changes to the Fisheries Act, under the jurisdiction of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, requires Bruce Power to assess and quantify the impact operations have on local commercial, recreational and aboriginal fisheries.
Read the full Environmental Stewardship report.