Henvey Inlet First Nation

Wind Farm Project Gets FIT Contract

Henvey Inlet First Nation (HIFN) is pleased to announce that its power corporation, has been awarded a Feed-In Tariff (FIT) contract from the province.

The Ontario Power Authority (OPA) has approved 40 new large scale renewable energy projects, including solar, wind and water, representing more than 872 megawatts (MW). HIFN’s Nigig Power Corporation will produce 300 MW through its wind farm project.

Henvey Inlet First Nation - Notice of Intent

To Establish a Wind Farm on the North Side of Henvey Inlet #2,

To Obtain a Permit Under Section 28(2) of the Indian Act

Chief and Council normally enter into Permits with individuals or companies for the purpose of forest management, gravel and pit operations, to set up a public utility, to allow the passage of transmission lines or to erect towers on any Reserve property.

Ontario Energy Board Notice

Henvey Inlet Wind LP is asking the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) for permission to construct approximately 103 kilometres of 230 kilovolt electricity overhead transmission line and associated facilities. The transmission line would connect the company’s Henvey Inlet Wind Energy Centre to the provincial power grid.

Usable Life of Turbines

How long do wind turbines last?

A wind turbine typically lasts around 20-25 years. During this time maintenance is required of course.

Henvey Inlet Wind & Transmission Line

Henvey Inlet Wind (HIW)– Construction Update - Construction Summary #1 - August to November 2017

For this reporting period (Aug-Oct) CER had employed 28 First Nations employees out of a total workforce on site of 93 Employees, this represents 30% of the overall workforce for CER.

Important Public Notice: Leave to construct

Henvey Inlet Wind LP (HIW) has submitted an application to construct the Henvey Inlet Wind Transmission Line. As part of the conditions to apply, HIW is required to post the notice and application on the Henvey Inlet First Nation website. Please see links below:

News

Proposed Cannabis Land Law Community Meeting #1

Sunday, 17 October 2021
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Attend in-person, by computer or by telephone

  1. In person: At the Firehall

  2. By computer: Click this live link (Control + Click) to launch Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85868101257?pwd=dGZkeSs1RVgrblRENWRHcXg5ejZqUT09 If you don’t have Zoom on your computer, the link will install it for you – just accept the installation Meeting ID: 858 6810 1257 Passcode: 832507

  3. By mobile phone: Click one of these one-tap mobile phone links +16132093054,,85868101257#,,,,*832507# Canada +16473744685,,85868101257#,,,,*832507# Canada No long distance charges (you may incur small data charges, depending on your mobile plan)

  4. By direct dial telephone: Dial by your location (not toll-free): +1 613 209 3054 Canada +1 647 374 4685 Canada +1 647 558 0588 Canada Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kuwcjNuiz

CLICK HERE to download the .pdf 

Chief's Special Newsletter Proposed Land Law on Cannabis Use, Sale and Production within our lands

When cannabis was legalized in the fall of 2018, Band Council responded to community concerns by issuing a moratorium on the sale and production of cannabis within our reserves until the members had an opportunity to become better informed and to express their views through a community vote.

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NOTICE OF OPEN COUNCIL MEETING TO TABLE A DRAFT HIFN CANNABIS LAND LAW

RE: Open Council Meeting to table the draft Henvey Inlet First Nation Cannabis Law, 2021, on Thursday, 19 August, 1:30 pm at the HIFN Administration Office

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Job Postings

Secondary School Bus Driver

Henvey Inlet First Nation is currently seeking a Secondary School Bus Driver to join our Administration for a Short Term Contract September 2021 to June 2022. 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.

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Lead Carpenter

Pickerel River Contracting is currently seeking a full-time Lead Carpenter to join our Crew. The Lead Carpenter reports to the Site Supervisor and is responsible for leading the construction and maintenance of residences and buildings. The Lead Carpenter will mentor and train junior employees and assist with building, restoring and/or installing of structural woodwork and related materials of active projects

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Water Treatment Operator Trainee

Henvey Inlet First Nation is seeking a Water Treatment Operator Trainee to join our Administration for a short-term contract funded by Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada from June 2021 to March 2021. The Water Treatment Operator Trainee reports to the Water Treatment Plant Operator and is responsible for learning the quality control measures that go into providing Henvey Inlet First Nation with safe, potable drinking water.

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Early Childhood Education Worker

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.

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Health News

Notice for Off-Reserve Members 

re: medical transportation

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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

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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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