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What is a Canada Lands Surveyor (CLS)?

The Canada Lands Surveyor is an expert in spatial positioning and property rights systems and can provide the following services:

  • Advice and consultation on surveying and boundary matters
  • Property surveys, land descriptions and construction surveys
  • General advice and consultation on all land administration and land management matters.

Our members specialize in one or more disciplines but have some knowledge of all so is the professional of choice to find the best solution to any technical or management problem related to measurement and spatial positioning.

Our licensed members are the only individuals legally authorized to perform cadastral surveys on a special category of lands called “Canada Lands”. Cadastral surveying is the branch of surveying that encompasses all activities related establishing and defining the extent of a legal interest in land. These activities are also referred to as boundary or legal surveying.