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Collaborative Process – Indian Registration, Band Membership and First Nation Citizenship
February 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Collaborative Process: Indian Registration, Band Membership and First Nations Citizenship Information Session
Feb. 12, 2019 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. MCFN Community Centre Boardroom.
Does your child/grandchild qualify for a status card? Do you want your opinion heard regarding entitlement changes with New Credit band membership? What is this meeting about? Recent changes to the Indian Act that will affect entitlement to registration. Come out to voice your opinion regarding the new entitlement changes and other entitlement rules.
• The areas for discussion will be the removal of the 1951 cut-off from the Indian Act
• Remaining inequities related to registration and membership under the Indian Act
• Devolution of the responsibility for determining membership/ citizenship to First Nations Issues addressed: • Cousins • Sibling • Omitted Minor • Others
This information session is open to all Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation members.
If you would like further information, please contact Margaret Sault, Lands, Membership and Research at 905-768-0100.