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Waterpower is Ontario’s most reliable renewable energy source and has been the backbone of the province’s electricity supply for over a century.

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Bracebridge Generation Ltd. is a subsidiary company of Lakeland Holding Ltd. whose shareholders include the municipalities of Bracebridge, Burk’s Falls, Huntsville, Magnetawan, Parry Sound and Sundridge. We are proud of being the first municipality in Canada to generate electricity utilizing water, dating back to 1894.

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Our company generates environmentally friendly local electricity, promotes the efficient use of electrical energy,maintains safety and operating standards for electricity generation, provides informative and instructional tours, maintains the historic richness of our facilities and continues to be a progressive industry leader.

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Generations
of service

“Our company generates environmentally friendly local electricity, promotes the efficient use of electrical energy,maintains safety and operating standards for electricity generation, provides informative and instructional tours, maintains the historic richness of our facilities and continues to be a progressive industry leader.

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OUR MISSION

"Our mission is to generate local electricity, promote the efficient use of electrical energy and maintain safety and operating standards for electricity generation."

Est. 1894

On October 5, 1894 the Bracebridge Village Council purchased a water power generating plant to supply electricity to the community and in so doing made Bracebridge the pioneer in municipal hydro-electric generation in Canada. The generator was 84 kilowatts and housed in the building which still stands at Bird’s Mill.

Est. 1894

On October 5, 1894 the Bracebridge Village Council purchased a water power generating plant to supply electricity to the community and in so doing made Bracebridge the pioneer in municipal hydro-electric generation in Canada. The generator was 84 kilowatts and housed in the building which still stands at Bird’s Mill.

THE HISTORY OF WATERPOWER

“One hundred and twenty four years of local municipally-owned electrical generation, the Town of Bracebridge establishes itself as the first municipality in Canada to own and operate a water-power electrical generating station.”

“One hundred twenty four years of local municipally-owned electrical generation, the Town of Bracebridge establishes itself as the first municipality in Canada to own and operate a water-power electrical generating station.”

THE HISTORY OF WATERPOWER

Today, we operate 9 waterpower generating plants in 5 watersheds from Bancroft to Parry Sound.

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Today, we operate 9 waterpower generating plants in 5 watersheds from Bancroft to Parry Sound.

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