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Bruce Power announced Wednesday that the Bruce Power Visitors' Centre will be undergoing a facelift as it remains closed until the first quarter of 2021.

In a Bruce Power media release, the Visitors' Centre, which attracted more than 20,000 in 2019, has been closed since early March because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company has since decided that it will continue to keep the facility closed, allowing for the opportunity to conduct an extensive renovation project.

“Our intention is to utilize this time to undertake some upgrades and targeted renovations at one of our busiest external facilities,” said David Abbott, Director, Community and Indigenous Relations. “While we’re disappointed the Visitors’ Centre won’t be open for the very busy summer season, we’re excited about updating the facility," he said, adding that Bruce Power will be announcing a number of replacement programs to enhance public education on their role in nuclear power and medical isotopes.

The closure affects the Visitors’ Centre’s staff offices, conference rooms, exhibit hall and theatre. The renovations won’t impact the Emergency Management Centre that’s located inside the Visitors’ Centre.

“We appreciated everyone’s patience while these renovations take place," Abbott said, adding that they look forward to sharing the facility again in 2021.