SAUGEEN FIRST NATION
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
On The Shores of Beautiful Lake Huron
The Economic Development Department's mission is to actively seek, promote, and secure economic initiatives that will enhance the quality of life for a prosperous First Nations Community.
Economic Development Department's mandate is to facilitate and implement action in partnership with internal and external business opportunities for the benefit of our members and the community.
Economic Development is to successfully supply the means to become an economically viable and independent First Nation through business development. This will create economic growth within the community so that future generations can prosper.
These National Parks are located near Tobermory on the Bruce Peninsula (which used to be known as the Saugeen Peninsula prior to Treaty 72, 1861). Both the Bruce Peninsula National Park along with Fathom Five National Marine Park are managed by Parks Canada along with Saugeen Ojibway Nation (a collective of Saugeen First Nation and Chippwas of…Read More
Award-winning 18 hole golf course, is an obvious attraction in spring, summer and fall. But with the water so close, swimming, fishing and boating on our 260ft day dock are also popular activities. The designated beach area is a great place for kids to enjoy the playground and easy access to the water. Guests can…Read More
Includes picnic tables, benches, cement track and pad, swings, slides, tire climbers, and play structures. There is an Asphalt Oval Track at this Park that is ideal for roller blading, walking or jogging. This important Iroquoian village site was discovered about 1900, and named after the family which then owned the property. Subsequent archaeological examinations…Read More
The Bruce Trail is Canada’s oldest and longest marked footpath spanning approximately 895 kms in length from Niagara to Tobermory. The Bruce Trail provides the only continuous public access to the magnificent Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. In addition to the main trail, there are also 435 kms of associated side trails for you to…Read More
The Adventure Passport is a scavanger hunt that began in 2005 and now has more than 90,000 people taking part in this amazing adventure that takes you to all the hidden gems within Bruce County. This year discover the 17 new destinations on the passport. By finishing a minimum 7 of the 12 Passport stops between May 1st and October…Read More
In the Spirit of Reconciliation this garden is a contemplative place where our community can pause, reflect and remember. Elders from both Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash worked together with other volunteers in and around Owen Sound to create this space that is to be unvailed this year at the Maawanji’iding: Festival Canadiana to…Read More
The Sauble Trading Post has been a South Sauble tradition for over 80 years, it’s the perfect spot to sit and relax on their beach front patio over looking Lake Huron. Enjoy the sunset while trying one of the 32 flavours of ice cream that the store has to offer. This location is also a passport stop…Read More
With Lake Huron on one side and Georgian Bay on the other, a trip on the Chi-Cheemaun gives onlookers a staggering view of thousands of square kilometers worth of pristine water and remote islands. Chi-Cheemaun in Ojibwe means “big canoe”, the popular ferry was named after the late Donald Keeshig of Neyaashiinigmiing, Saugeen’s sister community.Read More
Sauble Falls is a great location for the entire family, they have an exceptional picnicking site including a children’s adventure playground, excellent fishing (in the spring and fall it hosts spawning runs for Rainbow Trout and Chinook Salmon), on the north side of the falls their are canoe rentals where you can paddle up the Sauble River,…Read More
Currently at the Tom Thompson Museum is a new, interactive exhibit called Betwixt & Between: An Untold Tom Thompson Story. This exhibit ties together the story of Tom Thompson with the history of the First Nations people on the Bruce Penisula. With this exhibit, two of the treaties of the SON territory are also on loan from…Read More