Magnetawan First Nation

Site: Administration Building

Service: Membership Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Provides services and assistance with the registration system of all issues pertaining to membership  
  • Informs community members and leadership of current and evolving Indian status changes  
    and issues  
  • Maintains updated 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  
  • Membership Application  
  • Registration of a Minor Child Under the Indian Act  
  • Registration of an Adult Under the Indian Act  
  • Statement of Live Birth
 
Secure Certificate of Indian Status (SCIS) 
  • Encourages all members to apply for the new Secure Certificate of Indian Status (SCIS) card, an initiative of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) 
  • Applications can be mailed or presented in person at an INAC office 
  • Application and forms available on the INAC website
Hours Mon-Thu 8 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Magnetawan First Nation
Eligibility Members of Magnetawan First Nation
Application Requires booked appointment
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-383-2477
Fax 705-383-2566
Website www.magnetawanfirstnation.com
Primary Contact Kimberly Charles, Indian Registry Representative; Phone: 705-383-2477 ext 224
Alternate Contact Shawn Hanna, Membership
Primary Executive Julie Fontaine, Band Manager; Phone: 705-383-2477 ext 232; Email: bandmanager@magnetawanfirstnation.com
Site Location Community is located along Hwy 69 and the Magnetawan River approx 68 km N of Parry Sound
Located In Community Magnetawan First Nation
Address Administration Building
10 Hwy 529, RR 1, Site 10, Comp 8
Britt, ON P0G 1A0
 
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Intersection Hwy 529 and Trans-Canada Hwy 69
Mailing Address c/o Membership 
PO Box 15 
RR 1 
Britt, ON P0G 1A0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)