Pikwàkanagàn (Golden Lake)
PO BOX 100
GOLDEN LAKE ONTARIO
Algonquins of Pikwàkanagàn First Nation is a proud and progressive Algonquin community. Pikwàkanagàn is situated on the shores of the Bonnechere River and Golden Lake in Renfrew County, Ontario. Located off of Highway 60, our community is 1 ½ hours west of Ottawa and 1 ½ hours south of Algonquin Park. The community infrastructure includes: an administration office with Council Chambers, a health centre, daycare, manor, museum, community centre, fire station, church, ball field, park, cemetery and a number of private businesses. As well, a Small Business Centre is currently being built and rental space is available for entrepreneurs. It has 2063 members, including 424 living in the community territory.
Pikwàkanagàn operates under a custom election code passed by referendum in March 2009. It is governed by one Chief and six Councillors elected every three years by voting membership of the Algonquins of Pikwàkanagàn First Nation.