Bruce Power announced that it is continuing its support of the International Plowing Match (IPM) and Rural Expo as Platinum Sponsor for IPM 2019 in the community of Verner, located in the Municipality of West Nipissing, ON.
The International Plowing Match and Rural Expo, a celebration of agriculture and rural living, begins today (Sept. 17) and runs through Saturday, Sept. 21. The 102-year-old event is a collaborative effort of the Ontario Plowmen’s Association and a local committee that annual attracts more than 80,000 visitors.
“Bruce Power is an all-Canadian partnership that supplies 30 per cent of Ontario’s electricity at 30 per cent less than the average cost to generate residential power,” said Chris Mercanti, Manager of Community and Indigenous Relations. “We are a large employer proudly based in the heart of rural Ontario, in the same agricultural communities where our 4,200 employees live, work and play.
“Our ongoing sponsorship of the International Plowing Match and Rural Expo reflects our admiration of Ontario farmers and the crucial role they play in the development of healthy families, communities and economies.”
About Bruce Power
Formed in 2001, Bruce Power is an electricity company based in Bruce County, Ontario. We are powered by our people. Our 4,200 employees are the foundation of our accomplishments and are proud of the role they play in safely delivering clean, reliable, low-cost nuclear power to families and businesses across the province. Bruce Power has worked hard to build strong roots in Ontario and is committed to protecting the environment and supporting the communities in which we live. Learn more at www.brucepower.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube