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Welcome to The Nation Municipality website

Our mission:

The Nation Municipality is committed to harmonizing its urban and rural communities by transparency, inclusion and economic development while encouraging growth in its healthy and active communities.

The Nation Municipality, which is situated in the United Counties of Prescott and Russell in Eastern Ontario, has an area of 661 square kilometres and a population of approximately 12 800.

Our rural lifestyle blends with modern conveniences including a variety of local services. The Nation is a vibrant, progressive community that promotes family values and Council is committed to providing professional and transparent leadership.

Additional information can be accessed by contacting the municipal office during regular business hours. We encourage everyone to let us know if there is new information that should be included on our website.


Land recognition :

The Nation Municipality consists of 17 villages and covers a vast territory that spans 658 square kilometers.  In the past, this vast space was occupied by different Indigenous / First Nation communities.The Nation Municipality recognizes the existence of these indigenous territories and that its 17 villages were erected on traditional indigenous lands. Recognizing the land shows recognition and respect for indigenous peoples. It is the recognition of their presence both in the past, in the present, and in the future. Recognition and respect are essential elements for building healthy and mutual relationships.

From Limoges to St-Bernardin, from St-Albert to Fournier, east to west, north to south of the municipality, there were mainly five (5) communities.

– Wendake-Nionwenttsio

– Omamiwininiwag (Algonquin)

– Kanienkehaka (Mohawk)

– Anishnabewaki

– Ho-de-no-sau-nee-ga

By following this link, you will have access to a map that will allow you to locate the sites occupied by the First Nations.