Henvey Inlet First Nation

Wildlife Impacts

What is the impact on animals?

Impacts will occur. They are not yet determined.  An Environmental Assessment will make recommendations to accommodate wildlife.

If serious impacts occur that cannot be avoided, the project will not be approved by the Province.

Wind Farm Project

Breaking News – Fact Sheet:

Wind Farm Comments & Concerns:

The comments and concerns documented in the Wind Farm Concerns file are presented here to allow you to view the questions easier.  Please use the right hand button bar to navigate through the questions and concerns raised to date. The file is available in PDF format on the Wind Farm Public Consultation page.

Links:

CBC Podcast – November 23, 2010

An excellent 27 minute program examining various sides of the wind energy debate:

Report – Health Impacts of Wind Turbines

North American Wind Power

Want to see what is going on in the industry around North America?  Here is a link to an online magazine that posts numerous articles on development. Though it is largely American, you can observe the increasing growth and activities in the alternative energy sector.
CLICK HERE to visit website.

Employment Reports:

Due to questions about job opportunities, two very detailed reports are offered below:

  • The Green Jobs Report is produced by the Green Energy Act Alliance, a non-Governmental body set up to raise awareness about the impacts of the new Green Energy Act: 
    Green Jobs Report

  • CanWEA, a non-profit wind energy support organization, contracted a private firm to produce an estimate of wind energy labour demands for the next decade:
    Canadian Wind Energy Association Labour Forecast

Wind Energy Promotion Around the World:

  1. If you have a lot of time to read, you can examine what is happening in the wind energy sector around the world in this “Promotion of Wind Energy Report” by the United Nations.  This is a highly promotional and supportive paper with many cautions on how to develop the right way based on international experiences:
    United Nations “Promotion of Wind Energy Report

  2. An article in the recent US based Mother Earth News Magazine gives a lot of thought to the many issues facing communities developing wind farms:
    Mother Earth News Print Article.pdf

Anishinabek News and Indian Country Today

A three part series on wind energy development by Jennifer Ashawasegai published in both newpapers plus the Native Journal:

Maclean’s Magazine – August 2009

A thorough article examining all sides of the wind farm development debate:

Wind Farm Public Consultation

The Wind Farm Information Package was released in December 2008!

CLICK on the links for a PDF copy:

Original Package - December 2008: Wind Farm Information Package

News

MEMBERSHIP MEETING

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)

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Draft Membership Code Consultation Meeting 

In person: At the Firehall

Topic:  DRAFT MEMBERSHIP CODE MEETING

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

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Draft Membership Code Consultation Meeting 

In person: At the Firehall

Topic:  DRAFT MEMBERSHIP CODE MEETING

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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