Henvey Inlet First Nation

Mission, Program, Vision Statements

The Mission of HIFN Daycare is to JOIN families, children with the ESSENTIAL services that will enhance their quality of life and INFUSE a desire for lifelong learning and for young children (31 months-13 years old) a SERENE beginning.

The early learning experience children require must be high quality, wholistic and culturally relevant. Participants are equipped with an individualized support service plan fostering child, youth, family and community development, and is related to family healing and wellness goals.

HIFN Daycare is a committed supporter for children and youth in the mainstream early learning and youth system.

Program Statement

The HIFN Daycare Program Statement ENCOMPASSES the Ojibwa culture, Ontario's research and legislation. The Ojibwa culture is rooted in is a wholistic way of life that EMBRACES a relationship with all living things, animals, two legged, four legged, winged ones, swimmers, etc. Individuals living and walking "The Red Road/Good Life" experience and display joy, celebration and the ability to give thanks.

"Every little thing is sent for something, and in that thing there should be happiness and the power to make happy,
like the grasses showing tender faces to each other this we should do." 

~Black Elk

HIFN Daycare provides social support and educational services to Aboriginal children, youth and their families living in OUR First Nation COMMUNITY, promote success within the mainstream school community and within all aspects of their lives.

The indigenous pedagogical plan is primarily based on the Ojibwa culture and language while respecting and supporting all participating children's languages and cultures. HIFN Daycare believes that it takes a Nation to raise a child and that the Nation is responsible to the child and for supporting the role of the family in ensuring wellness.


Philosophy Statement

  • Positive experience in early childhood set the foundation for lifelong learning, caring & respectful relationships which are the foundation for optimal learning, development, health & well-being,

  • Each child will be treated as an individual & competent contributors with their own interests & point of view.Each child has a sense of belonging when they are connected to others & contributes to their world.

  • Enabling children to develop a sense of belonging as a part of a group is also a key contributor to their spirit, cultural awareness, individuality, & presence are valued.

  • Positive interaction which supports the development of social & cognitive competence & communication skills: which strengthen children's capacity to learn in the short & long term.

  • Every child has the right to be loved, feel secure, cared for, wanted and needed.

  • Above all as educators when we build relationships & work in partnership with families, understand the family's perceptions of their child, & help families know their child from an educator's point of view, everyone gains a deeper understanding.

  • Parents shall be encouraged & invited to take an active part in the Centre's program.

CLICK HERE for the PDF of the Mission, Program, Vision Statement.



General Members Meeting


April 14th, 2023, 9AM

Attend in person, by computer or by telephone

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Statement of the Votes Henvey Inlet First Nation March 23, 2023

Elected CandidatesHenvey Inlet First Nation Statement of Votes March 23 2023

To the Office of Chief:

McQuabbie, M. Wayne

Number of valid ballots cast for chief: 392

Number of rejected ballots for chief: 2

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Draft Membership Code Community Consultation April 12 2023 Membership Notice

Draft Membership Code Community Consultation April 12 2023 Membership Notice


To: Voting Members of Henvey Inlet First Nation

From: Membership Committee

Date: 2023-03-08

Re: Draft Membership Code Community Consultation

Aniin Bozhoo Henvey Inlet Membership,

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Job Postings

Brush Cutter Workers (2 Positions)

Henvey Inlet First Nation is currently seeking two temporary, full-time Brush Cutter Workers to join our Administration for a short-term contract up to 18 weeks. The Brush Cutter Worker reports to the Director of Finance/Administration and is responsible to cut and remove trees, vegetation and debris along the designated project areas as assigned. This position requires a high degree of selfmotivation and a strong work ethic.

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AZ/Heavy Equipment Operator/Labourer

Pickerel Contracting Ltd. Is currently seeking a Full-time AZ Driver/Heavy Equipment Operator/Labourer to join our Road Crew. You will report to the foreman/manager duties include but not limited to safety,preventative damage on equipment, operating various equipment on diverse work sites. To be successful in this role, you should be knowledgeable of road construction, safety regulations, willing to learn on the job,be able to work in increment weather exceptional communication, team player, time management, and problem-solving skills.

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Ontario Works Administrator *Re-Post*

Henvey Inlet First Nation is seeking a full-time Ontario Works Administrator to join our Administration. The Ontario Works Administrator reports to the Director of Finance/Administration and is responsible for the financial management and administration of the Social Assistance Program to ensure effective, efficient and accurate operations in accordance with the Ontario Works (OW) directives and current legislation. The Ontario Works Administrator is also responsible for assessing eligibility requirements of applicants seeking assistance based on the Ontario Works Act. This position requires exceptional organizational and interpersonal communication skills.

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Health News

Notice for Off-Reserve Members 

re: medical transportation

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Non-Insured health benefits – Program Updates

Non Insured Health Benefits has monthly updates and are posted to their website. Please click the following link to see the monthly updates and changes. https://www.sac-isc.gc.ca/eng/1578079214611/1578079236012

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Medical Van Schedule

For the clients who utilize the Medical Transportation Vehicle, this is a reminder that your appointments are to be booked for 10:00 am at the earliest and 2:30 pm the latest for either Sudbury, Parry Sound or Britt appointments!!!

Appointments will not be added unless between these times!!

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