April 4, 2023 (Sutton West, Ontario)

Lands Advisory Board celebrates Canada’s Budget 2023 commitment to support
development of an Independent First Nation National Land Registry

Advancing self-government and economic reconciliation

Sutton West, Ontario, April 4, 2022/LAB/RC – With direction from the First Nation signatories to the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management (Framework Agreement), the Lands Advisory Board and First Nations Land Management Resource Centre have been working with highly respected partners, including the British Columbia Land Title and Survey Authority for the past three and a half years to develop a strategy and implementation plan to deliver a reliable and sophisticated registry system. The Lands Advisory Board recognizes the important contribution of federal partners and their expert advisors for their hard work and determination in advancing this pivotal opportunity for self-determination to ensure the highest standard of land management systems.

Last week, the government of Canada announced $35.3 million over three years to build the First Nation-led National Land Registry. First Nations governing their reserve lands under the Framework Agreement and other self-government agreements will soon have access to a modern, secure, and dependable land registry system. …

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