Lorne McNeice, Resume

  • 2012-Present:    Commission Member, Eeyou Marine Region planning commission
  • 2009-Present:   Commission Member, Nunavik Marine Planning Commission.
  • 2008-Present: Independent consultant on land boundary matters (Northwest Territories and Nunavut)

1996 – 2008:       Deputy Surveyor General, North

  • Northwest Territories and Nunavut, member of the Legal Surveys Division national management team.
  • Participated in Federal Caucus on land and boundary issues of Comprehensive Land Claims negotiations in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut
  • Implemented NRCAN’s Comprehensive Land Claim responsibilities with respect to boundaries and parcel definition of beneficiary lands.
  • Instrumental in developing unique products and standards to implement Comprehensive Land Claim surveys.

1985-1996:      Regional Surveyor, Northwest Territories

  • Managed the Legal Surveys Division’s responsibilities in the Northwest Territories.
  • Liaison for GIS and mapping initiatives between various levels and departments of Government in the Northwest Territories.
  • Participated in the development of the first Comprehensive Land Claim surveys in Canada.

1979-1984:      Senior Surveyor and associate, Northwest Survey Group

  • Manage the Northwest Territories office and region for Northwest Survey Group.
  • Surveying, mapping and photogrammetric services for mineral exploration companies, government agencies and industry.
  • Performed legal surveys in remote areas and remote communities for crown land surveys, residential and industrial subdivisions, mining leases, oil leases and real property reports.
  • Performed control surveys (horizontal and vertical) utilizing conventional, Inertial Survey System, Doppler surveys and a variety of photo control.
  • Performed layout and construction surveys for exploration grids, Shoran control, quantities, structures, air strips and highway location.


  • 1977  Commissioned Alberta Land Surveyor
  • 1979  Commissioned Canada Lands Surveyor


  • Retired Member of Alberta Land Surveyor’s Association
  • Member of Association of Canada Lands Surveyors.

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