Henvey Inlet First Nation

Land Code Committee January 30 2007 Meeting Minutes

Henvey Inlet First Nation Land Code Committee

Meeting Commenced: 6:00 pm
Adjourned: 8:30 pm


Staff: Jennifer Ashawasegai, Land Code Coordinator, Terry Bennett, Communications Assistant

Committee Members: Morris Ashawasagai, Victor Ashawasagai, Kim McQuabbie, Carrie Lynn Bennett, Allan McDonald, Judy Contin

Community Members: Dmitri Ashawasegai, Elwood Ashawasaga Jr.

Ken Noble, Consultant

Jennifer opened meeting with report on Anishinabek Nation meeting in North Bay on Matrimonial Real Property she attended with Councillors Lionel Fox and Wayne McQuabbie. The Anishinabek Nation is working on a draft law of MRP before the federal government hands down legislation in the spring as promised. It is important for First Nations to have their own laws in place before the government can dictate how First Nations should deal with MRP. The feds are suggesting provincial family law act apply to each FN.

Jennifer asked committee members when they would like to invite a verifier to a meeting to speak on the procedures, as well as variables in the land codes. Also, FNLMA information has been posted to community website, and some committee members still need to hand in bios.

Committee member Allan McDonald is scheduled to chair this meeting. Meeting handed over to Allan.

Community Participation in land use plan. Moved by Victor Ashawasagai. Seconded by Carrie Lynn Bennett.

Council may make laws: Discussion on the word ‘ancillary’. Committee decided to move on, and address this clause at a later meeting after some clarification on wording. Jennifer to investigate.

Examples of Laws: Judy Contin requested for clarification on services. Allan suggested it may mean paying for water services, etc. Jennifer will investigate.

Morris Ashawasagai suggested “Chief’ always be added to Council in clauses. Committee agreed.

Proposed law may be introduced: Committee requested ‘any eligible voter’ be added into clause re: proposing laws. Moved by Morris Ashawasagai. Seconded by Kim McQuabbie.

Tabling and posting of Land Law. Discussion around time frame, and no agreements were made. Clause to be carried over to next meeting.

Public Health and Safety: Committee wanted to add a 28 day clause into this section. Moved by Carrie Lynn Bennett. Seconded by Allan McDonald. Reworded section will be read at next meeting.

Approval of Land Law by Council: Clause to be re-worded by Jennifer and to be read and voted on at next meeting.  Certification of land law: Needs to be re-worded as per Committee. Committee suggested two original copies be made, a land committee member be present and eligible voter be present at certification of land law. Re-wording will be presented at next meeting by Jennifer.

Meeting adjourned.

Next meeting date: February 13, 2007. Chair: Victor Ashawasagai



Friday, December 09, 2022 9:00 am

Attend in-person, by computer or by telephone
In person: At the Firehall
HIFN Chief and Council are inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: General Membership Meeting
Time: Friday December 9, 2022 09:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

Read more ...

Draft Membership Code Consultation Meeting 

In person: At the Firehall


Time: November 28, 2022 12:00 PM Eastern Time

Read more ...

Draft Membership Code Consultation Meeting 

In person: At the Firehall


Time: November 27, 2022 12:00 PM Eastern Time

Read more ...

Job Postings

Secondary School Bus Driver *RE-POST*

Henvey Inlet First Nation is currently seeking a Secondary School Bus Driver to join our Administration for a temporary, short-term contact for up to 6 months. The Secondary School Bus Driver reports to the Education Counsellor and is responsible for transporting students of various ages to and from their homes and respective schools in a timely and safe manner and in accordance with MTO driving regulations, Ontario Traffic Laws and safe driving practices.

Read more ...

Housing and Finance Assistant

Henvey Inlet First Nation is seeking a full-time Housing and Finance Assistant to join our Administration. The Housing and Finance Assistant reports to the Director of Finance/Administration and is responsible for coordinating preventative maintenance for all Band-owned housing units and supervising all housing maintenance and repairs. The Housing and Finance Assistant receives and reviews all housing applications and inquiries, and, in collaboration with the Housing Committee, recommends tenants to Chief and Council for vacant units in accordance with the rules and regulations set forth in the Housing Policy.

Read more ...

Early Childhood Education Worker (2 Positions) *RE-POST*

Henvey Inlet First Nation is seeking a qualified full-time Early Childhood Education Worker to join our Administration. The ECE Worker reports to the Daycare Supervisor and is responsible for providing supervision and direct childcare to children attending the HIFN Daycare, in compliance with all regulatory standards required by federal, provincial and First Nations legislation, policies and procedures.

Read more ...

Health News

Notice for Off-Reserve Members 

re: medical transportation

Non Insured Health Benefits image

CLICK HERE to read this notice.

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

health canada logo

Read more ...

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!!

Read more ...