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Whitefish River First Nation

Membership Department

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Description
Serves as the Indian Registration Administrator and provides services and assistance with the registration system of all issues pertaining to membership
  • Responsible for the implementation of the Citizenship Code and registering all life events that affect the Indian Registry (births, deaths, marriages, divorces)
  • Informs community leadership of current and evolving Indian status changes and issues
  • Maintains updated mailing/contact information for members and population statistics
  • Supplies forms, provides guidance for filling out applications and offers assistance in mailing to applicable departments
Provides assistance in the following matters:
  • Birth Certificate Application
  • Application for Registration of a Minor Child
  • Certificate of Exemption (Gas card)
  • Membership Application
  • Registration of a Minor Child Under the Indian Act
  • Registration of an Adult Under the Indian Act
  • Secure Certificate of Indian Status (SCIS)
  • Statement of Live Birth
  • Treaty Day/Treaty Annuity payments
Eligibility
Members of Whitefish River First Nation
Application Process
Requires booked appointments for assistance with forms
Toll Free
1-800-265-4335
Office
705-285-4335 - Band Office
Band Office alternate
705-285-4334
Fax
705-285-4532
Web Site
http://www.whitefishriver.ca
Email
info@whitefishriver.ca
Mailing Address
PO Box 188
Birch Island, ON, P0P 1A0
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Danielle Pregent, Receptionist
Email: receptionist@whitefishriver.ca
Phone: 705-285-4335 ext 200
Indian Registration Administrator
Kathleen Migwanabi
Email: kathleenm@whitefishriver.ca
Phone: 705-285-4335 Ext 208
Fees
None
Documents Required
Identification documents required to complete most applications
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
Government - City
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
September 6, 2022
Address
Administration Office, 17A Rainbow Ridge Rd
Whitefish River First Nation, ON, P0P 1A0
  • Administration Office is located on Rainbow Ridge Rd in the community of Whitefish River First Nation
  • Rainbow Ridge Rd is just off the intersection of Hwy 6 and Rainbow Valley Rd
  • Community is located W of Hwy 6 on Birch Island which is N of Manitoulin Island, 20 kms N of LIttle Current and 68 km SW of Sudbury
  • Consists of 1 main community known as Whitefish River 4 with a land area of approx 56.7 sq km

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1630

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm, Sep-Jun
Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm, Jul-Aug
Service Area(s)
Whitefish River First Nation