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Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory
Department of Lands and Natural Resources

Represents the community in all lands and related issues
  • Oversees all land management affairs
  • Ensures administrative measures and controls are developed to meet the requirements of the Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve (WUIR)
  • Adheres to and ensures that all procedures as defined by WUIR lands are completed
  • Provides preliminary sketches to obtain quotations for legal surveys
  • Negotiates and approves rental or lease of various properties on behalf of property/cottage owners and ensures that terms of leases are met
  • Reviews all documents related to lands issues submitted by community members for residential, business, industry, public, other government departments and institutes of public government (land use permits, leases, licenses, etc)
  • Examines, updates and verifies accuracy of various maps, site plans, and surveys for WUIR
  • Provides historical data collection
  • Reads, interprets, catalogues and maintains maps, air photos and satellite images of WUIR lands
  • Offers technical assistance with Capital Projects
  • Assists with Estate issues
  • Inputs and maintains data within the Geographic Information system (GIS)
  • Acts as the lead in the community land use plan
  • Collects and uses data for use in preparation of the comprehensive plan
  • Responsible for on-reserve forest management
  • Assists with Fisheries Project, Species at Risk Project and Shoreline management
  • Participates in community engagement activities
Tribal Council: Unaffiliated Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) Manitoulin Island Treaty
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4 pm
Members of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory
Application Process
Call for information
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Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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