Lands Environment & Natural Resources

Asset Condition and Reporting System (ACRS)

In this program technicians perform inspections on all AANDC funded on reserve assets (schools, roads, offices, water and wastewater systems etc) for all 13 Nova Scotian Bands as well as 3 communities in Newfoundland and Labrador. These inspections are performed once every 3 years and provide the Bands with up to date information on the […]


The GIS Technician is responsible for developing and maintaining a GIS database for use in mapping the geographic data in the Bay of Fundy Watershed. This database is of importance to MCG for a number of reasons, however, the primary objective for MCG is to collect as much Aboriginal Traditional Knowledge with respect to sites […]


CMM participates in the Atlantic First Nation Housing & Infrastructure Network. The Manager of the LENR unit attends the meetings in order to keep CMM communities well-informed on housing developments and provide an accessible venue for community input. With the end of the Canada Economic Action Plan Program to improve First Nations housing, the demand […]

Lands Management

The Lands Program administers and manages land transactions for The CMM’s seven member communities. The program provides quality land management advice and administrative support pertaining to reserve additions, pre-reserve designations and lands referendums. The Lands Management Program is available to member communities for updating land encumbrances, facilitating community land issue settlements, updating community mapping, researching […]

Maintenance Management Program

The maintenance management technician, as part of and in addition to the ACRS inspections, provides the Bands with prioritized lists of maintenance recommendations. These recommendations will include non-ACRS assets such as oil tank replacement schedules and building maintenance advice. This program is expanding to incorporate energy efficiency initiatives such as those provided through external organizations […]

Mi’kmawey Forestry Program

CMM is still involved with the Mi’kmaq Forestry Initiative (MFI). The area in question is now only about 30,000 acres and is now known as the St. Croix area. This agreement for exclusive Mi’kmaq use and management is currently still under negotiation but is hoped to be finalized by the end of fiscal year 2014 […]

Mi’kmaw Ecological Knowledge Studies (MEKS)

The CMM conducts Mi’kmaq Ecological Knowledge Studies (MEKS). A MEKS is a study of historic and current Mi’kmaq land and resource use. An evaluation is completed to determine any impacts a potential project may have on the use of that land. Information obtained from personal interviews and land mapping aids in protection and management of […]

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