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Experience the Best in Outdoor Adventure and Family Fun with the Bruce Trail Conservancy

October 1, 2019

Come out and celebrate Canada’s oldest and longest public footpath on October 6, 2019

Hamilton, Ontario – The Bruce Trail Conservancy and eight of its Bruce Trail Clubs, in partnership with Ontario Power Generation, are proud to host the 18th annual Bruce Trail Day. From free-guided hikes to family activities, breathtaking views to the discovery of an amazing variety of life along the Niagara Escarpment, there’s something for everyone in the family to enjoy.

“I’m especially excited about this year’s Bruce Trail Day,” says Michael McDonald, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Bruce Trail Conservancy. “This will be my first Bruce Trail Day as CEO. Having been a Club President just three months ago, one of my favourite things to do was to lead hikes, and watch people fall in love with nature.”

Whether you come to a Bruce Trail Day event or find your own way to celebrate, everyone is invited to join the 24-hour hashtag campaign on October 6. For every use of the hashtag #BruceTrailDay2019 on October 6, 2019, Ontario Power Generation will donate $1 to the Bruce Trail Conservancy in support of its conservation and trail work, up to $5000.00.

When:   October 6, 2019

Where:  Eight locations along the Bruce Trail, each hosted by a local Bruce Trail Club:

  • Niagara Club: Niagara College (Glendale Campus, Niagara-on-the-Lake)
  • Iroquoia Club: City View Park (Burlington)
  • Caledon Hills Club: Gosling Forest & Nature Reserve (Hockley Valley)
  • Dufferin Hi-Land Club: Splitrock Narrows Nature Reserve (Mono)
  • Blue Mountain Club: Blue Mountains Resort (Blue Mountains)
  • Beaver Valley Club: Metcalfe Rock (Kolapore Uplands)
  • Sydenham Club: Kemble Rock Nature Reserve (Kemble, N of Owen Sound)
  • Peninsula Club: The Grotto (Bruce Peninsula National Park)

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About the Bruce Trail Conservancy
The Bruce Trail Conservancy is a member-based, volunteer-driven top-rated charitable organization. We care for the Bruce Trail, Canada’s oldest and longest public footpath, which runs 900 km from Niagara to Tobermory. We are committed to being a leader in fostering a healthy and natural environment. We are proud to work hand-in-hand with our community to acquire and preserve land to secure the Bruce Trail. The Bruce Trail Conservancy consists of nine Bruce Trail Clubs. Each Club manages a section of the Bruce Trail and is responsible for maintaining, stewarding and promoting that section.

About Ontario Power Generation
OPG is the largest electricity generator in the province, providing almost half the power Ontarians rely on every day. It is also one of the most diverse generators in North America with expertise in nuclear, hydro, biomass, solar and gas.


For media registration or interview requests please contact:
Elizabeth Harrington, Director Communications and Engagement
1-800-663-4453 ext. 252,