Community Programs & Corporate Services

Economic Development

Through the Community Economic Development Opportunities (CEDO) initiative, The Economic Development Advisor administers the Community Economic Development funding for participating Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq (CMM) member bands. The Economic Development Advisor works closely with the Mi’kmaq Project for Innovation and Collaboration (MPIC) team and other relevant stakeholders to share Economic Development information, resources and opportunities with the CMM […]


The  CMM  has  a  four  member  health  unit  consisting  of  the Senior  Director  for  Community  and  Corporate  Services,  the Health Liaison, Diabetes Community Coordinator, and Mainland Mi’kmaq Community Coordinator, FASD Project. Health programs and services at The CMM support a number of programs and initiatives at the community level and The CMM Health staff work […]

Membership / Elections

Click here to access forms and applications » The CMM Membership program assists band members with applications for registration and membership. The CMM membership clerk issues Indian Status cards within the policy and guidelines set out by the Department of Indian Affairs. All status Indians are registered through the Indian Registry. This confidential database holds […]

Mi’kmaq Project for Innovation and Collaboration (MPIC)

“The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq Chiefs and Council support the creation of a Mainland Mi’kmaq Benefits Committee. The Benefits Committee will pursue Socio-Economic Benefits for CMM Bands and invite other Mi’kmaq-Mainland Bands.” June 2012 – Dartmouth, Nova Scotia This decision was brought forth by concerned board members and representatives, who identified an increasing gap in […]

Post-Secondary Education

The Post-Secondary Assistance Program has been funding students through university and college since 1988. Students from Annapolis Valley, Bear River, Glooscap, and Pictou Landing First Nations are welcome to apply for financial support from The CMM to help with tuition, books and living costs. First Nations Post-Secondary students in Halifax can visit the Native Counseling […]

Tripartite Forum

The Mi’kmaq-Nova Scotia -Canada Tripartite Forum was formed in 1997 as a partnership between the Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq, the Province of Nova Scotia and the Government of Canada. The Tripartite Forum aims to strengthen relationships and to resolve issues of mutual concern affecting Mi’kmaw communities. The CMM administers the Tripartite Secretariat which assists in the […]

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