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A full listing of all local businesses is provided below. All chamber members are highlighted with an asterisk * and with links provided to member's website addresses and/or email alternative where available.

Accommodation Agriculture Churches
Community Schools and Halls Construction/Home Renovation Garden Centres
Health and Personal Services
(includes Hair and Beauty
Industrial Insurance
Legal Local Resources Organizations
Retail Restaurants Schools
Services Tourist Attractions  

For an alphabetical list of local businesses click here.

To join the chamber please email us at info@brucemineschamber.com


Business Name






Bobber's Restaurant and Motel 47 Taylor Street, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3485 Motel and restaurant
Bruce Bay Accommodations P.O. Box 58, Bruce Mines, ON       705-785-9929 Housekeeping apartments/houses for short or extended stays
Bruce Bay Cottages and Lighthouse* 82 French Island, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3473 Escape to nature! 8 rustic cabins & historic lighthouse on 2 private islands to explore, hike, swim, bike, kayak, or just relax by the lake. See also Bruce Bay Accomodations
Bruce Mines Campground & RV Park Williams Street, Bruce Mines 705-785-3493 Amenities include electricity, dumping station and showers
Carpenter Lake Cabins* R.R. #2, Bruce Mines, ON 705-805-0520
Cabins for rent
Otterhead Cabins & Campground* 94 West Road, Bruce Mines, ON 705-949-3932
On the Thessalon river, 9 miles north from Bruce Mines. Pet friendly, seasonal rates and great fishing.
Puddingstone Harbour Resort Hwy 17E, Bruce Mines 705-842-9005 Campground and cottage resort that incorporates the farming experience into your camping vacation.
Three Oak Resort* R.R. #1, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3875
A family destination overlooking beautiful Gordon Lake featuring 7 modern two-bedroom cottages (satellite T.V. included). Boat Rentals Available


Meadowview Alpaca Farm* 908 Carter Side Road, Bruce Mines 705-785-3389 Alpaca products for sale (socks, hats, mitts, scarves, ponchos, and bedding). Largest selection of Canadian Alpaca products in Northern Ontario.
Tarp Farm/Mills Farm 100 Mills Rd, R.R. #2, Bruce Mines, ON 705-736-1124 kshaule@tarpfarm.on.ca


Bruce Mines Bible Centre Crawford Street, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3335 – 9:45 a.m. – Communion
-11:00 a.m. – Family Bible Hour
Bruce Mines United Church 18 Williams Street, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3444 Service - Sundays at 11.00am
Calvary Baptist Lake Huron Drive, Desbarats, ON 705-782-0598 - Sunday School all ages 10:00am
- Morning Service at 11:00am
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 762 MacLennan Rd N, Tarbutt Community Hall, Desbarats 705-943-3311 - 10:00am 1st meeting - 11:40am worship service
Cloudslee United Church 978 Cloudslee Rd, Bruce Mines, ON   – 11:00 a.m. Special music. Minister Rev. Erasmus Madimbu and Lay Members
Desbarats United Church 15 Lake Huron Drive, Desbarats, ON   Service - Sundays at 9.15am
For pastoral emergencies contact Rev. Madimbu at 705-293-1307. For prayer requests and announcements call the office at 705-785-3444
Lighthouse Community Church (Wesleyan) 29 Prout St, Bruce Mines ON   – Morning Service at 10:30 a.m.

Community Schools and Halls

Bruce Station Community Hall 109 Station Road, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3919 Available for rent - newly remodeled kitchen
Arthur Henderson Public School King Street, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3483  
Central Algoma Elementary School 32 Kensington Road, Desbarats, ON 705-782-6233 Grades JK-6
Central Algoma Intermediate School 32 Kensington Road, Desbarats, ON 705-782-6263 Grades 7 & 8
Central Algoma Secondary School 32 Kensington Point Road, Desbarats, ON 705-782-6263 Grades 9-12
Desbarats Arena/Johnson Township Community Centre* 1 Cameron Street, Desbarats, ON 705-782-6723 Ice-rink, community hall, baseball field, canteen
Rydall Bank Community Hall 16 Hoath Road, Bruce Mines, ON   Community hall, hall rental - for further information please email rbhs@live.ca
Tarbutt Community Centre 762 McLennan Road, (North), Desbarats, ON 705-782-4362 Community hall, hall rental

Construction/Home Renovation

J. Bean Construction Ltd* 343 Caribou Lake Rd, Bruce Mines 705-785-3588 Full line of construction equipment and operators. Will get the job done on time and on quote.
Jim Beilhartz Construction 10 Laird St, Box 350, Bruce Mines 705-785-3027 Dry wall and renovations
Brian Cameron Trucking and Excavating* 20 Canadian Pacific Avenue, Desbarats, ON 705-987-0135 No job too big or small: float, gravel, dump truck, excavating, ditching and road side brushig services.
Blue Jay Electric 5 Waltonen Rd, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3945 Residential & Commercial Wiring specializing in re wiring of older homes
email: bluejayelectric@xplornet.com
Guardian Electric 27 Cloudslee Rd, Bruce Mines
Qualified electrician
Harv's Excavating* 1051 Caribou Road, Bruce Mines, ON 705 971 6825 General excavating and construction services
Joe Dollar Maintenance/Rick Klazinga R.R. #1 Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3268 General yard maintenance
Karhi Contracting 6949 Hwy 17, Desbarats, ON 705-782-6863 Septic pumping, gravel transportation
Don McGregor Contractor 11 Hoatson, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3258 General carpentry, renovations
Macmillan Plumbing 261 Barr Rd, Desbarats, ON
Certified licensed plumber
North Channel Heating & Air Conditioning* 7231 Hwy 17, Desbarats, ON 705-971-1976 Residential and Commercial Heating and Air Conditioning installation and servicing. email: northchannelhvac@gmail.com 
Pennock Contracting* 13 Bennett Street, Bruce Mines, ON 705-257-2547 Home renovations, additions, garages, work concrete.
Rupp Metal Roofing Products* 36 Concession Road,
Bruce Mines, ON
Metal roofing: 6 colours plus galvalaume in stock; cut to length on site, most orders available within 24 hours; trims, hardware, and vent boots available. Open Mon. - Sat. 8 -5 or by appointment - closed Sundays
Spurway Contracting Desbarats, ON 705-782-6797 Excavating, licenced septic installation, sand and gravel
Dave Zeppa Contracting and Logging* R.R. #2, Bruce Mines, ON 705-726-2270 Sustainable energy; select harvest; firewood; trucking; landscaping; road construction

Garden Centres

Greenthumb Greenhouse 8450 Hwy 17, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-9928

Garden flowers, trees, shrubs, vegetables and cut flowers.
email: klgreenthumb@yahoo.ca

Lawrence's Springwater Farms* 125 Deplonty Rd, Desbarats, ON 705-782-6677 Greenhouse, garden supplies, plants

Health & Personal Services

Amy Charron - Massage Therapist 5382 Government Rd, Bruce Mines 705-782-6791 "Professional Hands You Can Trust".
Barber on the Bay* Hwy 17, Bruce Mines, ON 705-257-1248

Barber Shop
9am -5pm, Wed, Thurs, Friday
9am - 2pm, Saturday

Central Algoma Pharmacy* Box 278, 9242 Hwy 17, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3555 Full service Pharmacy
Mon - Thurs: 9:00 to 6.00
Fri: 9:00 to 5:00
Sat: 10.00 to 4.00
Central Algoma Medical Centre 9242 Hwy 17, Bruce Mines 705-785-3495 Doctor's Office
Heart and Hands* 22 Desbarats Street, Bruce Mines, ON 705-297-3560 Facilitate your health, well being, and wholeness through:
- acupuncture
- massage
- aromatherapy
Lois Hart Registered Psychotherapist* 29A Taylor Street, Bruce Mines 519-369-2662 Individual realationship and family therapy. Certified EMDR Therapist for treatment of stress, PTSD, anxiety, depression and grief. All ages.
Massage Kneads* Mariners Cove (beside Serenity Spa), 9027 Hwy 17E, Bruce Mines, ON 705-256-5660 705- 989-6989 Bev Pelletier will be working on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at the Medical Centre offering massage therapy for a variety of conditions.
M & J Hair Boutique* 9198 Hwy 17, Bruce Mines
Hair cuts, hair colouring, perms, facial waxing and hair products for sale
Serenity Spa* Mariners Cove, 9027 Hwy 17, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3647 Offering reflexology, manicures, pedicures, facials, hot stone massage, eyelash/eyebrow tinting and facial waxing.  Gift certificates available.


Ontario Trap Rock* 9630 Hwy 17, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3833 Aggregate Pit

Insurance/Real Estate

Algoma Insurance* 855 Queen Street East, Sault Ste Marie, ON, P6A 2B3 705-949-6555 Full service insurance brokerage specializing in personal and commercial insurance.
Algoma Insurance Brokers Ltd* PO Box 189, 9221 Hwy 17E, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3436 Insurance
Coppertown Investments 76 Taylor St, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-9929 Private holding company, rent out commercial property


Peterson & Peterson Law Firm* 2 Taylor St, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3491 Lawyers and legal assistance

Local Resources

Algoma District Services Administration Board* R.R. #1, 1 Collver St, Thessalon., ON 705-842-3370
Provides Children's Services, Emergency Medical Services, Housing Services and Ontario Works
Corporation of the Town of Bruce Mines* P.O. Box 220, 9126 Hwy. 17
Bruce Mines, ON   P0R 1C0
Corporation Township of Johnson* 1 Johnson Drive, Desbarats, ON, P0R 1E0
Corporation Township of Plummer Additional* 38 Railway Crescent, Bruce Mines, ON
East Algoma Community Futures Development Corporation* 1 Industrial Park E, Blind River, ON   P0R 1B0


EACFDC supports community economic development by assisting East Algoma communities and entrepreneurs to strengthen and diversify the local economy
Employment Solutions* 1 Industrial Rd E, Blind River, ON 705-356-1611 For more information contact: susan.levesque@soocollege.ca
Ontario Ministry of Northern Development & Mines (MNDM) Blind River, ON
The Ministry's mission is to develop a healthy business climate that encourages mineral investment and exploration in Northern Ontario


Bruce Mines Agricultural Society* PO Box 247, Bruce Mines, ON 705-782-0353
Plan & stage annual Fall Fair each September. Setting up a community hub for all age groups.
Bruce Mines and District
Lions Club*
PO Box 71, Bruce Mines, ON


We meet the first Thursday of each month at 7.30pm at the Bruce Mines United Church
Bruce Mines SnoGlyders Snowmobile Club* PO Box 243, Bruce Mines, ON 705-941-8700 / 705-248-1642 For snow mobiling info in Algoma region
Bruce Station Horticultural Society* PO Box 331, Bruce Mines, ON 705-782-0732 Open to everyone interested in gardening. $10 annual membership fee. Monthly events (3rd Thursday) at 7:00pm.
Central Algoma Freshwater Coalition* 9154 Highway 17, Bruce Mines, ON 705-297-2201 Not for profit organization - to sustain and improve water quality. - educate and increase public awareness for sustainable water.
Royal Canadian Legion
Br 211*
9248 Hwy 17, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3332 Bar is open to public, darts/cards tournaments, historical collection
Rydal Bank Historical Society* Hwy 638, Rydal Bank, ON   Email the Rydal Bank Historical society at rbhs@live.ca


Bayview Cookhouse & Pizzeria* 9181 & 9196 Hwy 17E, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3447
Dine In -full menu & bar
Sun - Thurs  7:00am - 11:00pm
Fri & Sat      7:00am -   1:00am
Take Out
Tues - Sat    11:00am - 9:00pm
Bobbers Restaurant & Motel 47 Taylor St, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3485 Daily specials, ice cream parlour
Moose Tracks Cafe at Tippy Canoe 9196 Hwy 17, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3248 Lunches, Friday Dinners and Sunday afternoon teas. Everything homemade.
Red House Ice Cream 9172 Hwy17E, Bruce Mines, ON 705-256-9284 Ice Cream parlour
Open May to September
Sportsman Grill* 9142A Hwy 17E, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3185 Family Restaurant - Eat In or Take Out
Mon -Sat     6:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sun            7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wyz Gyz Chip Wagon* 9102 Hwy 17E, Bruce Mines, ON
Across from the Royal Bank

Fresh Cut Fries, Flame Broiled Burgers and more!
Open May to October.



Aunt Bee's Unique Gift & Decor 9112 Hwy 17, Bruce Mines, ON 705-255-8550 Gift & Decor items
Blackbird North Art Black Bird North Arts Studio
Rydal Bank, HWY 638
705-785-3062 Murals, Canvas Paintings and commissions. Open by appointment.
Bruce Station Home Hardware* 68 Main St, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3471 Hardware, lumber, household items etc.,
CEL Tires Ltd Hwy 17, Bruce Mines, ON
All sizes of tires available for atv, car, truck, farm or specialty
Central Algoma Pharmacy* Box 278, 9242 Hwy 17, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3555 Full service Pharmacy
Mon - Thurs: 9:00 to 6.00
Fri: 9:00 to 5:00
Sat: 10.00 to 4.00
Country Store and Esso* 9142 Hwy 17, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3115 Gasoline, groceries, ice, lottery, diesel.
Desbarats Country Produce* 4378 Government Rd, Desbarats   Local naturally raised produce, preserves and baking supplemented by Niagara fruit
Foster's Freshmart* 4 Robinson Dr, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3728 Grocery Retail (Bakery, Deli, Fresh Meat, Produce) Open 7 days/week, Mon. - Sat. 8-6 and Sun. 9-5
Green Grove Farm Maple Products* 446 Cloudslee Rd, R.R.#1,
Bruce Mines, ON
705-785-3852 Freshly made Maple products.
Isaac and Anna Weber Farmgate*  8355 Hwy 17, Bruce Mines, ON   Fresh produce harvested throughout the day from fields adjacent to our stand. Variety of baked goods and preserves also available. Monday to Saturday.
Jerry's Live Bait & Rock Shop* 1522 Centre Line Rd, Bruce Mines 705-785-3868 Live bait, Repla, Swedish Dimple, Erie Dearie Fishing Tackle, Outdoor cards, fishing and hunting licencing and export permits.
Johnson Farmers Market* 1 Cameron Ave, Desbarats, ON 705-541-1886 Thriving local farmers market operating June to Thanksgiving
Laundromat Hwy 17, Bruce Mines, ON   Coin washers and dryers
Liquor Control Board of Ontario Taylor St, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3772 Alcoholic beverages, wine, beer etc.,
MacKenzies Corner* 9197 Hwy 17E, Bruce Mines, ON 705-297-2045 Sports cards and collectibles
McClelland's Hardware & Feed* 3 Lake Huron Dr, Desbarats, ON 705-782-6281 Retailer of hardware, farm & garden supplies, feed & pet supplies, Dominion & Grimm Maple Syrup Supplies, LCBO Agency, Sico/Sikkens Dealer Open:
Mon.-Sat. 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m
Mariner's Cove* 9027 Hwy 17E, Bruce Mines, ON 705-542-1308 Six vendors, working together,carrying a vast variety of Antiques,Vintage, Treasures, Fashions, Accessories, Re-Fabulated Furniture, Wooden Boxes, up-cycled decor and more! Also home of the Serenity Spa, Massage Kneads-RMT and Jenn Witty-RMT.
Find us on Facebook
Michael Peever Auctions* 9197 Hwy 17, Bruce Mines 705-297-9908 Antiques and Collectibles
Nip & Tuck General Store*   9027 Hwy 17E, Bruce Mines, ON 705-542-1308  
Northern Quality Meats Ltd 290 Deplonty Road, Desbarats 705-782-4224 Meat cutting and purchasing
Nugget Foodstore* 9153 Hwy 17, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3713 Ice, Groceries, Movie Rentals
Old Bank Antique Market* Hwy 17 E, Bruce Mines, ON 705-989-6833
Antiques and Collectibles
Pine Island Wood Products 62 Mill Rd, Desbarats, ON 705-782-6938 Various types of wood, flooring etc.,
Round Barn RR#2, Brownlee Road
Thessalon, ON, P0R 1L0

705-842-3341 We are located just off Hwy 17 8KMs east of Thessalon.
Call for directions. We are an Algoma Must!!!
S&S Creations* 8418 Hwy 17, Bruce Mines 705-785-2466 Stone cutting, Gift shop, Supplies and classes, Stained Glass, Puddingstone and local stone art.
Open daily 10:00 till 5:00.
Sears 58 Taylor St, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3710 Catalogue Ordering
Smith's Desbarats Market 39 Lake Huron Drive, Desbarats 705-782-6261 Mainly because of our meats!
Tippy Canoe Gallery 9196 Hwy 17, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3248 Crafts and artwork created by artists from the Algoma region. A gift for everyone!
Torrance Custom Interiors* 103 Taylor St, Bruce Mines 705-785-3463 House Interiors
17E Trading Post 6999 Hwy 17, Desbarats, ON 705-782-4359 Gasoline, diesel, propane, groceries, movie rentals, ice, gifts, hunting and fishing licenses.


Algoma Ancestry Services* 3388 Government Road RR1, Desbarats 705-782-0077 Family history research and related genealogical services
Algoma Power Inc* 2 Sackville Rd, Suite A,
Sault Ste Marie, ON, P6B 6J6
ext 5335
Fax: 705-256-6476
Local Distribution Company
Contact Jody Tait (jody.tait@algomapower.com)
Algoma Veterinary Clinic 31 Mink Point Rd, Desbarats
Animal medical assistance
Barlow Chimney Sweeps* PO Box 284, Bruce Mines, ON
"Don't leave your home and family at risk!!!"
Baxters Auto Body & Restoration 9123 Hwy 17
Bob Smith Towing & Recovery Desbarats, ON 705-782-6682 Towing & Recovery, Used Auto Sales and Other Services
Bruce Mines Fire Hall* Hwy 17, Bruce Mines, ON
Fire fighting services - dial 911 for emergency and 785-3736 for non emergency situations.
Bruce Mines & Plummer Additional Union Public Library* 33 Desbarats St, Bruce Mines
Books on loan, movies, computer and internet access, photocopying and fax scanning, laminating

Find us on Facebook
Canada Post Postal Outlet Hwy 17, Bruce Mines, ON
Mail boxes, stamps, shipping
Copper Bay Web Design* See website link for contact details.   Web design and maintenance services for personal, small businesses, clubs and associations.
Dogs Only Grooming by Shelena* 8709 Hwy 17E, Bruce Mines, ON 705-785-3739 Professional dog grooming services.
GlobalAutoService Inc* 9133 Hwy 17, Bruce Mines, ON 705-251-2228 Licensed mechanic for all your automotive needs.
Certified pre-owned vehicle sales.

Service you can trust.
Johnson Township Fire Department* 1 Lake Huron Drive, Desbarats, ON    
John and Jennin Storage Units*  37 Prout St, Bruce Mines, ON 705-842-0654
Storage Units
Kennel by the Creek 295 McKnight Rd, Desbarats
Pet kennel
Lake Superior Home Inspections 551 Cooper St, Sault Ste. Marie 705-297-0518 Certified Home Inspections following the InterNACHI Standards of Practice.
Light Haven Home Inc* 38 Desbarats St, Bruce Mines
Non-profit retirement residence. Services include nutritious meals and snacks 3 x a day, laundry, housekeeping and personal hygiene assistance.
M D Book Keeping Services 10058 Hwy 638, Echo Bay,
705-248-1174 Bookkeeping services for both personal and business customers.
Meals on Wheels  
For information contact Judy on ext. 211
Meals on Wheels - Foodbank United Church, Bruce Mines

Wednesday 9.30 - 11.30am at the Bruce Mines United Church

Message in the Cards PO Box 362, 30 Laird Street, Bruce Mines 705-785-3950
Brief Card Readings for events, Fundraisers, Corporate Ice Breakers, Host or No-Host Entertainment
North Channel Current* 7231 Hwy 17E, Desbarats, ON 705-989-9932 The North Channel Current is an online newspaper for the East Algoma area.
North Shore Sentinel* 359 River North, Thessalon, ON
Community newspaper serving the Central Algoma, and North Shore area between Echo Bay and Iron Bridge
P&D Enterprises-Storage

590 McPhail Rd, Bruce Mines
(5km north on Hwy 638)

705-785-9900 Covered and field storage for recreational vehicles. Alarm system on site.
Royal Bank of Canada* 9202 Highway 17E, Bruce Mines, ON
Commercial & residential mortgages, RRSPs, RESPs; located downtown -  easy access to ATM.

Tourist Attractions

Bruce Mines Marina* Hwy 17W behind Bavarian Inn
Docking, boat storage, fuel station, season gift shop
Bruce Mines Museum/Historical Society* Hwy 17, Bruce Mines, ON Explore the heritage of the Cornish settlers who came to Bruce Mines through exhibits, including tools, dress and household utensils. Open June to October.
Simpson Mines Shaft* Hwy 17, Bruce Mines, ON Historic mine tours that take you underground and experience the 1847 mining operation.