Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation

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Mississaugas of Scugog Island
Mississaugas of Scugog Island Indian Reserve
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Mississaugas of Scugog Island
Coordinates: 44°11′N78°53′W / 44.183°N 78.883°W / 44.183; -78.883 Coordinates: 44°11′N78°53′W / 44.183°N 78.883°W / 44.183; -78.883
Country Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Province Flag of Ontario.svg  Ontario
Regional municipality Durham
First NationMississaugas of Scugog Island
  Land2.58 km2 (1.00 sq mi)
 (2016) [1]
  Density36.0/km2 (93/sq mi)
Website www.scugogfirstnation.com

Mississaugas of Scugog Island is a First Nation and reserve for the Mississaugas of Scugog Island band government in south-central Ontario, Canada. It is located near Lake Scugog in Durham Region.



Scugog Island's leadership consists of a chief and two councillors, elected under the Indian Act Electoral System. The First Nation is a member of Ogemawahj Tribal Council, a regional Chiefs' council.

Governance history [2]
Selection DateChiefCouncillors
June 2017Kelly LaRoccaJamie Coons, Laura Colwell
June 2015Della Charles, Tracy L. Gauthier
June 2013
June 2011Tracy L. GauthierDella Charles, Kelly LaRocca
June 2009
June 2007Angela Johnson, Della Charles
June 2005
June 2003Angela Johnson, Valerie LaRocca
June 2001
June 1999Rennie B. GooseShawn W. Eade, Tracy L. Gauthier
June 1997
June 1995Gary EdgarShawn W. Eade, Rennie B. Goose
June 1993Richard R. Edgar, Arthur G. Goose
May 1991Yvonne EdgarArthur G. Goose, Richard R. Edgar
June 1989
June 1987Ernest Edgar, Richard R. Edgar

By-election: Arthur G. Goose

May 1985Arthur G. Goose, Richard R. Edgar
June 1983Gary Edgar, Richard R. Edgar
June 1981Arnold GooseRonald Edgar, Arthur G. Goose
June 1979Ronald Edgar, Ernie Edgar
June 1977
June 1975John Edgar, Willena Goose
June 1973
June 1971John Edgar, Jackie Edgar
May 1969George G. EdgarArnold Goose, John Edgar
May 1967Ronald EdgarDelbert Charles, Arnold Goose

By-election: John Edgar

May 1965John EdgarBurton Johnson, Ronald Edgar
June 1963Ronald Edgar, Burton Johnson
May 1961Ronald EdgarBurton Johnson, John Edgar
May 1959
May 1957Edwin EdgarArnold Goose, Ronald Edgar
May 1955Arnold Goose, Burton Johnson
April 1953George Edgar, Burton Johnson
January 1950
January 1947
January 1944
January 1941Arnold Goose
December 1937Charles F. Marsden
June 1934
May 1931
January 1926Thomas Marsden
January 1923
January 1920David Elliot
May 1909Isaac Johnson
June 1904
February 1901
September 1897George Goose
November 1893Isaac Johnson
1865John Johnson


According to the Canada 2001 Census:

Historical populations
2001 51    
2006 72+41.2%
2011 93+29.2%
2016 131+40.9%
Racial makeup
Canada 2006 CensusPopulation % of Total Population
Aboriginal group
Source: [3]
First Nations 5071.4
Métis 00
Inuit 00
Total Aboriginal population5578.6
White 1521.4
Total population70100

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  1. 1 2 "Mississaugas of Scugog Island census profile". 2011 Census of Population . Statistics Canada. Retrieved 3 June 2015.
  2. "Chief & Council". www.scugogfirstnation.com. Retrieved 2018-03-12.
  3. , Aboriginal Peoples - Data table