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

Community Information Session

Community Information Session regarding CNR Land Claim Children's Trust accounts will be on

When: Monday August 12, 2019
Time: Starting at 1:00pm
Location: HIFN Fire Hall

CLICK HERE to see the Info Session Flyer

2019 TREATY PAYMENT

Please be advised that the cash distribution of the TREATY PAYMENTS for HENVEY INLET FIRST NATION will be held at the HEALTH CENTRE on Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 between the hours of 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm.

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Statement of the Votes

231 Henvey Inlet First March 21, 2019

To be completed by the Electoral Officer after the counting of the votes. The numbers on the Statement of the Votes submitted by Deputy Electoral Officers from other polling stations must be included in the numbers provided on this report. Ensure that the form is signed and witnessed.

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Job Postings

Trail Maintenance Trainee

Henvey Inlet First Nation is seeking a Trail Maintenance Trainee to join our Administration for a short-term seasonal contract from September 2019 to November 2019. The Trail Maintenance Trainee reports to the Director of Finance/Administration. Applicant MUST be in receipt of Ontario Works and MUST posess a Chainsaw Safety Certification.

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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