The Township of Scugog's key industries.


The Township of Scugog is home to some of the best farmland in Southern Ontario. Over 340 farm businesses occupy more than 68,000 acres of land in Scugog. Revenues related to agriculture equal more than $60 million per year.  Many of our local farmers offer products at their farm markets.
Agri-businesses in the industry include:
  • Feed supply stores
  • Machinery and implement dealers
  • Grain handling and drying facility
  • Dozens of specialty retailers catering to the farming community

Resources available to the agricultural community include:

Local businesses and individuals in our agriculture industry are also recipients of the Premier's Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence.


With rolling hills, farm fields and a beautiful waterfront, the Township of Scugog offers a picturesque community with events, activities and amenities for our visitors to enjoy in every season. Scugog has a fresh, natural small town feel that is rich in historic architecture and alive with modern attractions.

According to Port Perry BIA, the Township of Scugog has a strong four-season tourism industry, welcoming between 1.2 and 1.5 million visitors every year. Our tourism infrastructure includes:

  • Lake Scugog
  • The historic downtown Port Perry shopping district
  • Great Blue Heron Casino

Support organizations of Scugog's tourism industry include:


Located close to the city tourists find a great combination of rural and small town charm. Lake Scugog provides Toronto's closest gateway to the Trent-Severn Waterway, making it an ideal place for boating and fishing.

In the heart of Scugog, visitors can also enjoy downtown Port Perry - voted Ontario's Most Happening Historic Downtown. Queen Street features historic Victorian-style architecture with a wonderful selection of shopping and dining experiences.

Things to do

Scugog offers a four-season community, with places, events and activities for visitors to enjoy, including:

 Light manufacturing

Port Perry Industrial Park is home to a full range of manufacturing, wholesale trade, transportation and warehousing businesses. According to the June 2014 release of Canadian Business Patterns, the light manufacturing industry in the Township of Scugog accounted for 171 businesses and 1,055 jobs in the area.

Services to our employment lands will improve with the support of a grant from the Small Communities Fund. Scugog Line 6 (from Highway 7A to Highway 12) will see improvements to the roadway, curbs, gutters and stormwater systems, as well as conduits for future high-speed Internet. Improvements will also include an extension of watermain service to the employment lands.