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

Pickerel River Trailer Park Tenants / Lessees

May 12, 2020

Due to unforeseen circumstances regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic Henvey Inlet First Nation Trailer Park is closed for the season until further notice, Year-round lessees that reside on first nation land only.

No access will be granted to the trailer park by road or boat. No fees will be charged to tenants for the 2020 season.

If you have already paid for the 2020 season you can call for a refund or it can be added for the 2021 season.

We urge our trailer park tenants to please call or e-mail up to date mailing addresses to.
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We are sorry for the inconvenience this has caused, we need to keep our community and membership safe, we look forward to seeing our trailer park tenants next season.

CLICK HERE for the .pdf notice from Chief McQuabbie

7th COVID 19 UPDATE - April 30, 2020

To the Members of Henvey Inlet First Nation

Each week, there's always something new to discuss with respect to the pandemic of COVID 19. We are constantly updated by security, and contacted by Band Members about concerns they want dealt with.

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6th COVID 19 UPDATE - April 21, 2020

At our recent Emergency Council Meeting the latest COVID 19 statistical information was discussed and reports of our efforts to prevent the spread of this virus reevaluated. We realize that we are amid a season of traditional fishing activity, and with the warm weather sometimes upon us, we all want to get out and about. The following new directives were arrived upon.

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Job Postings

Check Back For New Opportunities

New positions are posted often. 

Please check back again if you do not see a job posting you are currently interested in.

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