Welcome to the Saugeen Ojibway Nation Environment Office website.

Our Mission
To provide the infrastructure and expertise for environmental matters that affect the interests of the Saugeen Ojibway Nation and assist the Chiefs and Councils of the Saugeen Ojibway Nation in asserting First Nation jurisdiction over the environment of the Traditional Territory.

Latest Updates

SON Unsatisfied with Assurances of Safety from OPGs Proposed Dump Site

Article in the Toronto Star (Aug 6, 2014) citing many passages from SONs latest...
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Saugeen First Nation Election Results

Congratulations to the elected Chief and Council for the next term and thanks to all...
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Tsilhqot’in First Nation Granted B.C. Title Claim

This is the first time the Supreme Court has issued a declaration of Aboriginal title...
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Saugeen Elections – June 26th 2014

Date: Thursday June 26th 2014 Location: James Mason Recreation Centre 47 French Bay...
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Who Are We?

The Saugeen Anishnaabek have been living in our home on and near the Saugeen (Bruce) Peninsula for as long as our history remembers. Through our treaties with the Crown, we agreed to share part of our land with people who have come from all around the world.

As Anishnaabek people, we are subject to Anishnaabe law and are ever mindful of our duty to be stewards of our land. The people of the Saugeen Ojibway Nation established the Environment Office to make it easier for us to fulfill this duty.

For our community members, you will find this website can help you keep informed about the work that our office is doing, and stay in touch with our staff.

For others, this website provides a wealth of information on ways that the Saugeen Ojibway Nation are acting to protect our land. We encourage you to take advantage of the resources offered here to inform yourself of our policies, especially if you are planning on undertaking any kind of development project here that may impact on our lands, waters, resources or culture. SON will drive the process of consultation, using our own criteria.

We look forward to working with you in a respectful and mutually beneficial relationship.

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