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Welcome to BGDISC

The Bruce Grey Data Information Sharing Collaborative (BGDISC) is a collective of not-for-profit, social service, government, health and education organizations that seek to mobilize community decision-makers to share vital local rural data to better inform regional programming, polices, funding and social services to support prosperity, sustainability and the well-being of the community.

Latest Data Stories

The Rentsafe project effectively uses video to share qualitative data from the Community Voices/Tenants Advisory Group. Community Voices are people with experience of living with low resources who have graduated from the Bridges out of Poverty – Getting Ahead program.

New infographics provide insight on the breadth and depth of income, housing and food insecurity in Grey and Bruce counties. They succinctly state why each are an important issue for the community, and provide recommendations for including people with lived experience in solving community problems.

When Chris Trott, the founder of a local dual-sport motorbike group, wanted to explore some new routes with his fellow adventure riders, he called Grey County’s Business Solutions Manager, Jody MacEachern, looking for a map of county roads without winter maintenance.