News Archives

News items

New FAQ Document

October 5th, 2017

An FAQ document has been posted on MyCLSS Help page. It provides answers to frequently asked questions or problems on Digital Signature and Acrobat PDF/A format. You need to log in to see it.

New functionality for Land Administrators

July 5th, 2017

The Project Number in the Land Administrator portal is now a hyperlink that allows you to access more project details on the CLSS website, and the Canada Lands is a hyperlink that displays the Land in the Web Map Browser.

About Survey on First Nation Reserve Lands

May 26th, 2017

Information titled "About Survey on First Nation Reserve Lands" produced by the Association of Canada Lands Surveyors is available for download under the Research menu. The package addresses some frequently asked questions like: Why do I need a survey? What does a Canada Land surveyor do? What type of survey do I need? And much more.

New project search tool

May 26th, 2017

The Survey Project Search tool has been modified to allow more search criteria, resulting in more up to date survey document milestones that include approval information. (link is available under the research menu)

Welcome to Public Services and Procurement Canada Real Property Branch (Atlantic)

March 23rd, 2017

Using the eApproval tool of MyCLSS,Public Services and Procurement Canada Real Property Branch (Atlantic) can now confirm that plans are satisfactory to their Department.

Metrics Tool for Land Administrators

March 20th, 2017

Land Administrators now have access to a Metrics tool. Check for the button on the top right of the page after login. The tool allows you to display approval statistics and statuses which can be filtered by dates.

Welcome to Westbank First Nation

February 22nd, 2017

Using the eApproval tool of MyCLSS, the First Nations can now confirm that plans are satisfactory to their Council.

Update of eSignature Help Documents

February 17th, 2017

The document provided through the “MyCLSS Surveyor's quick resource to Digital Signatures” link on MyCLSS Help page has been updated. Other documents, accessible through links within this main document, have been modified to include the steps for configuring and signing PDF/A-1b with Adobe Acrobat DC. Remember that you need to be logged in, to see the Digital Signature portion of MyCLSS Help.

A Notice about Digital Signatures

January 17th, 2017

The Surveyor General Branch has noticed that some Surveyors are now using Acrobat DC, a new version of the Adobe software. Please, note that to sign your documents using Acrobat DC, you need to go to the Certificate menu, and not the Fill and Sign menu which is described in our user manual. Our manual will be updated to reflect the additional information.

MyCLSS has added new land administration agency as approving authority

December 15th, 2016

Welcome to the Yukon Land Planning who recently joined the land administrator's portal of the site. This agency can now review and approve plans using the eApproval tool of MyCLSS.

MyCLSS has added new land administration agency as approving authority

December 7th, 2016

Welcome to the City of Whitehorse who recently joined the land administrator's portal of the site. This agency can now review and approve plans using the eApproval tool of MyCLSS.

MyCLSS has added new land administration agency as approving authority

November 25th, 2016

Welcome to the Indian Oil & Gas Canada (IOGC) of Indigenous affairs and Northern Development Canada who recently joined the land administrator's portal of the site. This office can now review and approve plans using the eApproval tool of MyCLSS.

Digital Signature is now available

November 1st, 2016

The changes to the Canada Lands Surveyors Regulation were published on November 2nd in the Canada Gazette - Part II. Canada Lands Surveyors can now use a secure digital signature to submit documents to the Surveyor General Branch.

Webinar on Secure Digital Signature

October 13th, 2016

A webinar in English will be presented on October 26th at 1:30 PM (Eastern Time). Please register with the ACLS.

My Profile

September 28th, 2016

Please take a moment to update the information contained in the "My Profile" section (top right once logged in). This information is used by the ACLS and SGB to communicate with you. Thanks.

MyCLSS has added new land administration agency as approving authority

August 31st, 2016

Welcome to the Ontario regional office of Indigenous affairs and Northern Development Canada who recently joined the land administrator's portal of the site. This office can now review and approve plans using the eApproval tool of MyCLSS.

MyCLSS has added new land administration agency as approving authority

August 30th, 2016

Welcome to the Manitoba regional office of Indigenous affairs and Northern Development Canada who recently joined the land administrator's portal of the site. This office can now review and approve plans using the eApproval tool of MyCLSS.

MyCLSS has added a new land administration agency as an approving authority

July 7th, 2016

Welcome to the Alberta regional offices of Indigenous affairs and Northern Development Canada who recently joined the land administrator's portal of the site. This office can now review and approve plans using the eApproval tool of MyCLSS.

MyCLSS has added new land administration agencies as approving authorities

June 8th, 2016

Welcome to the Atlantic, Quebec, Saskatchewan and B.C. regional offices of Indigenous affairs and Northern Development Canada who recently joined the land administrator's portal of the site. These offices can now review and approve plans using the eApproval tool of MyCLSS.

File upload

March 30th, 2016

You can now upload files that are up to 25MB in size.

You can now update your Survey Document Name

March 10th, 2016

To modify the Survey Document Name, click on the Survey document tab, modify the name and then click on the Update Button. A green message will confirm the update.

You can now update your "Client Reference Number"

March 10th, 2016

To modify the client reference number, click on the Project Information tab, modify the client reference number and then click on the Update Button. A green message will confirm the update.

Problem with e-mail notifications

January 18th, 2016

We are experiencing problems with the e-mail notifications sent by the system.