Within Durham Region and part of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), the Township of Scugog is a growing community of 21,569 people surrounding Lake Scugog.

Living in Scugog

The Township of Scugog maintains a high quality of life. This fresh, clean and green community is an excellent place to live and to do business. We are committed to building a sustainable, diverse community with many economic opportunities. In particular, the Township is committed to facilitating programs and initiatives targeted to improve:

  • Business development
  • Investment attraction
  • Community revitalization
  • Workforce development
  • Infrastructure development
  • Marketing and communications.

Learn about Scugog's Heritage Conservation District in Port Perry.

Working in Scugog

Located 75 km from Toronto, businesses in Scugog have convenient access to the largest consumer market in Canada and fourth largest region in North America. Our key industries include agriculture, tourism and light manufacturing. The tourism sector provides residents, as well as visitors, access to:

Other features of Scugog's economy include:

  • One of the province's fastest growing arts communities
  • Some of the best and most scenic agricultural land in Southern Ontario
  • A strong industrial base

Learn more about doing business in Scugog.