Economic Development

The Economic Development department offers employment search assistance and training for Scugog Island community members. They also help to review fund requests for business and land development project funding.


Economic Development Committee

Della Charles – Councillor, Economic Development portfolio

Marc Manatch – Project Manager for the AHDR board


A variety of economic development programs and services are provided to support members of the Scugog community.


Employment & Training

The Economic Development department in Scugog assists in the business and career training for members of the community.  Visit the Education page for more information.


Business Loans

  • OTTER: Ogemawahj Tribal Training and Economic Resources
    Members of the Scugog council and community receive help in gaining employment through this committee. OTTER helps members of the First Nations Community look for employment. Their tasks include reviewing proposals for funding, training and for equipment needed for business owners in the Scugog community.



Contact for Economic Development:


Employment - Katherine Rowe
Phone: 905-985-3337 ext. 240
Fax: 905-985-8828

All other Economic Development Questions

Tara White - Financial and Business Development Analyst
Phone: 905-985-3337 ext. 233
Fax: 905-985-8828

               OR
Lisa Edgar - First Nation Manager
Phone: 905-985-3337 ext. 222
Fax: 905-985-8828