Agriculture

Agriculture plays a major role in the Municipality of Kincardine from an economic perspective, a cultural perspective and a community perspective. The Vision for agriculture in the Municipality of Kincardine is to be both diverse in the many types of agricultural activities found in the Municipality of Kincardine while being strong economically and in character. While promoting the "family farm" culture, both intensive and small-scale operations, the agricultural community in the Municipality of Kincardine remains pro-active in adopting appropriate advances in agricultural methods, practices and technology, providing they are environmentally sound. The agricultural community in the Municipality of Kincardine enjoys and promotes a positive and mutually beneficial relationship with the rural (non-farm) and urban residents of both the Municipality of Kincardine and the County of Bruce as a whole.

Nuclear

Kincardine is the host municipality of Bruce Power. Bruce Power is Canada's first private nuclear generator, providing 30% of Ontario's power. Their eight units provide over 4,000 full-time, direct jobs to highly skilled employees, and thousands more indirectly. They inject billions of dollars into Ontario's economy annually, while producing safe energy that produces zero carbon emissions. In 2020, Bruce Power began the Major Component Replacement which will secure an estimated 22,000 jobs directly and indirectly from operations, and an additional 5,000 jobs annually throughout the investment program, injecting billions into Ontario’s economy. Visit Bruce Power for more information.

Tourism

Idyllic surroundings, captivating lifestyle, festive events, live theatre, and much more, have all amused and beguiled residents and visitors of Kincardine for generations. Whether a casual stroll on our stunning Lake Huron beaches and scenic boardwalk, an enchanting evening of fine dining in one of our many restaurants, or a relaxed, care free stay in one of our quaint Bed & Breakfasts or motels, the Municipality of Kincardine is a place of endless opportunity.

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