The MCFN Lands, Membership and Research department offers the following programs and services:

Lands Program

MCFN has administered the lands program since January 2000. As of 2013, the program was changed to include environment, the functions of which are to process and register land transfers. The department also assists with survey requirements, band allocations, land leases and maintenance of files on Certificates of Possession.

Research

The objective of the Research Program is to research and develop potential claims against the Federal Government. The government has devised a federal policy entitled Outstanding Business that lists criteria to determine if a First Nation has a claim.  To view the claims process, please click here:  Claims Process

Membership Program

MCFN has administered the membership program since November 1990. The program registers events in the Indian Registry System. Events include the registration of marriages, births, deaths, and transfers between bands. Certificates of Indian Status (status cards), and blood quantum letters are also issued by the Lands, Membership and Research Department.

Land Surveys Contact List

To view a contact list of available companies for land surveys, please click on the following document: Land Surveys Contact List

The latest posts from MCFN Lands, Membership and Research Department

Provincewide Shutdown Announced

December 21st, 2020|0 Comments

Based on the latest modelling data, cases are expected to continue to grow, with multiple models predicting rates of at least 1,500 cases per day for several weeks under current restrictions. Daily mortality is also [...]

Guidelines for Gatherings and Winter Holiday Celebrations

December 18th, 2020|0 Comments

Green – prevent, yellow – protect and orange – restrict regions Follow the legal gathering limits for organized public events and social gatherings Under the regulation: Limits for certain organized public events and social gatherings such as functions, parties, dinners, or wedding receptions [...]

MCFN Operational Services Update Dec. 9, 2020

December 9th, 2020|0 Comments

The MCFN Governance Internal and Intergovernmental Council has passed a motion extending the MCFN operational services only, to January 4, 2021. Due to the continued increasing trend of COVID-19 in neighbouring areas, this proactive measure [...]