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Welcome : Community Administration : Lands Department

Lands Department

Hours of Operation 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday to Friday

Location: The Pas Post Office 3rd floor
Phone: (204) 627 7130
Fax: (204) 623 6236
Toll free: 1-800-265-6938

Email: lands@opaskwayak.ca

Proposed First Nation Tax Rates, 2013
Property Class
Tax Rate
Residential 1 (10)
24.71
Residential 2 (20)
24.71
Farm Property (30)
24.71
Pipeline Property (51)
24.71
Railway Property (52)
24.71
Other Property (60)
24.71
Golf Course Property (70)
24.71

OCN Land Code in effect as of August 1, 2002

The Opaskwayak Cree Nations Lands department administers to 17 parcels of crown reserve land of O.C.N. The department also oversees and manages the use of natural resources such as gravel, sand, Timber. In the past OCN has also negotiated land claims with the provincial government and is an ongoing process where monies is allocated to band programs and services that are yet to be received.

OCN Land Code

Also the lands department was successful in a June referendum where OCN band members voted 70% for an independent management with the land code now in place and continues to allow OCN to make its own decisions of how to manage its lands.

Opaskwayak Cree Nation Reserve 21A (containing 1,590 acres) across the river from main reserve - includes Timberland, south end of town and land before Young's Point.

Opaskwayak Cree Nation Reserve 21B (containing 150 acres) near the town dumps and before Ralls Island

Opaskwayak Cree Nation Reserve 21C (containing 41 acres) in the White Bridge area - just as you leave town towards the Saskatchewan boarder

Opaskwayak Cree Nation Reserve 21D (containing 177 acres) in the Dyke Road area

Opaskwayak Cree Nation 21D, Salt Channel (containing 649 acres) along the salt channel near the Saskatchewan Border

Opaskwayak Cree Nation 21E (containing 5,208 acres) main reserve - east side, Townsite, Carrot River, Big Eddy, Oliver Bay, Watchi Bay and agricultural area

Opaskwayak Cree Nation 21F (containing 366 acres) Fischer Island

Opaskwayak Cree Nation 21G (containing 10 acres)
Potato Island

Opaskwayak Cree Nation 21I (containing 893 acres) this is the Bracken Dam area and also agricultural area.

Opaskwayak Cree Nation 21J (containing 120 acres)
at the point of the Saskatchewan River and the Birch River

Opaskwayak Cree Nation 21K (containing 328 acres)
between the Birch and Saskatchewan - Saskeram

Opaskwayak Cree Nation 21L (containing 324 acres)
bounds on the Rocky Lake

Opaskwayak Cree Nation 21N (containing 261 acres)
Carrot Valley Road on PR #283 towards Saskatchewan

Opaskwayak Cree Nation 21P (containing 1,583 acres)
three islands in the Saskeram

Opaskwayak Cree Nation 21 - Stoney Point (containing 48 acres) bounds on the Clearwater Lake

Opaskwayak Cree Nation Root Lake Reserve 231 (containing 60 acres) in the Prospector and Root Lake area

Opaskwayak Cree Nation 27A - Carrot River Saskatchewan
(containing 3,194 acres)




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