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Community Notice Jan 25, 2013: Bill C-45 Information Sessions


HST Rebates
HST Rebate Consent Form and Direct Deposit Forms are now available at the Admin Office. Forms must be completed and returned to Band Office by Friday January 31st. To be eligible, status individuals must have resided at civic address on Abegweit First Nation reserve CONSECUTIVELY from October to December 31, 2013. Proof of residency may be requested. A new form must be completed EVERY year to receive the rebate.

Person receiving HST rebate on behalf of the household must provide social insurance #, registry/status #, date of birth, mailing and civic address, along with names, date of birth and registry/status #‘s of spouse and/or dependents under the age of 19.

If your banking information is different from the information given last year for the HST Rebate, you must re-submit your Province of PEI Direct Deposit Information Form (available at the Admin Office).

Rebates will be deposited by April 1st, 2014. If you have any questions, please contact Mary Ellen Knockwood at (902)676-2353 ext 104.


Please check out our Monthly Calendar of Events for more information!!

Attention Band Members: Please send your current mailing address to jenene@abegweit.ca in order to receive important updates!

For “Direct Deposit” please send your banking information or a void cheque to Mary Ellen Knockwood. Email maryellen@abegweit.ca 

Please note that Annual Reports and Monthly Calendar of Events are posted online.


Important Notice
RE: Secure Certificate of Indian Status Cards
Aboriginal Affairs & Northern Development Canada (AANDC) to commence with applications for the New SECURE CERTIFICATE OF INDIAN STATUS CARD (SCIS) in the Atlantic Region.

Where: 40 Havelock Street, Amherst NS
When: Starting October 22, 2012 – by appointment only!
Phone: 1-902-661-6209 or 1-800-567-9604

Visit our “Programs and Services” section under Indian Status Registry for more application information.