Matrimonial Real Property Law
Matrimonial Real Property Law Coordinator
Tel: 519-534-1689 ex:225
Chippewas of Nawash Band Office
135 Lakeshore Blvd.
MRP Committee Members
Cllr. Barney Keeshig
Cllr. Carolynn Wright
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On behalf of the Matrimonial Real Property Committee, I would like to thank everyone who helped out by filling out and returning the MRP surveys. One consistent concern was worry over non-members possibly being given the right to own or hold property on the reserve. I want to assure you that this cannot be the […]
Under provincial law, spouses are granted specific rights of ownership and occupation in the matrimonial home. While all Canadian provinces have approximately parallel matrimonial real property (MRP) laws, there existed a legal grey area with respect to MRP on reserve when one spouse was not a member of the reserve. The Federal Family Homes on […]
The MRP Committee recently sent survey packages about our proposed MRP Law to all members, both on and off reserve. It’s an important issue and we know that you may have questions. We’re here to help. We’ve added a second date for members to participate virtually in the development of our MRP Law. We’re using […]
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In the meantime, please complete the online MRP survey to have your say in the creation of our own MRP Law. You can download and print paper copies, or ask for them at the Band Office. Completed paper surveys can be dropped off at the Band Office, "Attn: MRP Coordinator", or sent in by regular mail. Thank you for all the input we've received so far. We can’t do it without you!