The present Regulations are made under the Westbank First Nation Self-Government Act. In particular, the Regulations set up the Westbank First Nation Land Registry which is a sub registry under the Self-Governing First Nations Land Registry held in Ottawa. It is a public registry that is password protected and can be accessed at no charge through the Helpdesk on the systems login page. Section 2 establishes that the Register shall be maintained in an office located in the National Capital Region and known as the Westbank First Nation Land Registry. The text consists of 34 sections.
Implements: Westbank First Nation Self-Government Act (S.C. 2004, c. 17). (2013-04-01)
Implements: Westbank First Nation Self-Government Agreement between Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada and Westbank First Nation. (2003-10-03)
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A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867, while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically, the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the south across the world's longest international border. Canada faces the political challenges of meeting public demands for quality improvements in health care, education, social services, and economic competitiveness, as well as responding to the particular concerns of predominantly francophone Quebec.
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