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

HIFN WINDFARM TRUST COMMUNITY MEETING #3

Monday, 14 September 2020 2:00 pm

In person: At the Firehall
1. By computer: Click this live link (Control + Click)
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82014409029?pwd=OUtKUWFHR2o3S21iKyt4TVJsWXQ2dz09

If you don’t have Zoom on your computer, the link will install it for you – just accept the installation


2. By mobile phone: Click one of these one-tap mobile phone links +12042727920,,83861678490#,,,,,,0#,,420351# Canada +14388097799,,83861678490#,,,,,,0#,,420351# Canada No long distance charges (you may incur small data charges, depending on your mobile plan)

3. By direct dial telephone: Dial by your location (not toll-free):
Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kcWu193iRG Meeting ID: 820 1440 9029
Passcode: 626406
Attend in-person, by computer or by telephone

HIFN WINDFARM TRUST COMMUNITY MEETING #2

HIFN Windfarm Trust Community Meeting, Monday, August 24, 2020, at 2:00 pm

Attend in-person, by computer or by telephone or In person: At the Firehall

This presentation will cover the following key areas:

  1. Updated Financial Projections - Crosbie & Co.
  2. Updated Windfarm Trust Proposal - Fogler Rubinoff, LLP
  3. Member Feedback Form
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HIFN WINDFARM TRUST COMMUNITY MEETING #1

HIFN Windfarm Trust Community Meeting, Sunday, 09 August 2020, at 2:00 pm

Attend in-person, by computer or by telephone or In person: At the Firehall

This presentation will cover the following key areas:

  1. Summary of the projected economics to the Nation over the life of the Project
  2. Projected growth of the Trust over time
  3. Withdrawal/spending plan
  4. Savings required to support future withdrawal/spending plan
  5. Sustainability of Member Distributions
  6. Community decisions for consideration
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Job Postings

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 October 2020 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 Trainees

Henvey Inlet First Nation is seeking two (2) full-time Early Childhood Education Trainees to join our Administration. The ECE Trainee reports to the Daycare Supervisor and is responsible for supporting our registered ECE’s with the supervision and direct childcare of 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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Gas Bar Attendants

Henvey Inlet First Nation is seeking multiple, casual Gas Bar Attendants to join our Administration. The Gas Bar Attendant reports to the Gas Bar Manager and is responsible for the sale of fuel and other automotive products and in-store merchandise, including tobacco products. The Gas Bar Attendant is also responsible for processing all point-of-sale transactions via cash, credit, or debit card using an electronic scanner and cash register.

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Early Childhood Education Workers

Henvey Inlet First Nation is seeking two (2) qualified full-time Early Childhood Education Workers 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 – JULY 2019 CHANGES

NIHB Medical Transportation to access Interval/Safe Houses

Section 12.1 of the NIHB Medical Transportation Policy Framework has been amended to remove the exclusion of transportation to “interval/safe houses” under the MT benefit. To view the 2019 Changes CLICK HERE

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Medical Van Schedule

Please be advised of the Medical Bus schedule, also please contact the Health Centre in advance, preferably 3 days before if you have to cancel an appointment.

Schedule is as follows:

  • Monday - Sudbury
  • Tuesday - Parry Sound
  • Wednesday - Britt
  • Thursday - Sudbury
  • Friday - Emergencies Only