2022 Christmas Distribution Requests

Each year, Nipissing First Nation distributes Christmas shares to registered members from the Band Revenue account.

Christmas Income Distribution payments can be picked up on the following dates:

Saturday, November 19th from 10:00am to 12:00pm (Noon)
Annual Community Meeting
NFN Administration Complex, Garden Village

Thursday, November 24th from 10:00am to 3:00pm
NFN Administration Complex, Garden Village

Friday, November 25th from 10:00am to 3:00pm
Nbisiing Secondary School, Duchesnay

For those picking up, please have your status card available on Christmas Distribution day to ensure greater efficiency for the payment process.  Third party pick-ups are no longer permitted; however one can collect for a spouse and a parent may collect for children under the age of 16 still living at home.


If you cannot pick up on these dates, these shares will be available at the NFN Finance Department from November 29, 2022 until March 31, 2023.

You can also request a cheque or direct deposit by completing the Christmas Distribution Form and returning it to the Finance Department by October 28, 2022 to receive payment on November 18, 2022.  If the form is submitted after the deadline date, it may take up to 4 weeks to receive the funds.

Requests received by October 28, 2022 will receive payment on November 18, 2022. Forms received after the deadline date may take up to 4 weeks to be processed. Registered NFN members have until March 31, 2023 to request their shares.

Mail requests to:       
Nipissing First Nation Finance Department
36 Semo Road
Garden Village ON  P2B 3K2                              
or email to:  [email protected]                               

Shares do not accumulate and must be picked up or requested separately each year*. Members who donate their share to a community cause will be provided with a Charitable Tax Receipt upon request.
With the exception of shares for children in care: these funds will be held “in trust” until the child is 16 years old. (Note: a child in care is any child who is currently not being raised by their birth parents.)

2022 Christmas Distribution Documents

In 2021, Christmas shares were $250 for all members up to age 64, and $320 for members aged 65 years and older.

For more information, please refer to the Christmas Distribution Policy.