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

New Membership Code Working Group

Membership Code Committee Henvey Inlet First Nation

Our Membership Code was adopted in 1987 and has never been updated. It is urgently in need of review and restatement to keep up with recent developments within our lands, changes in the laws which determine who is entitled to Indian Act status, and to better reflect our culture and beliefs.

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Memorandum - Extension

To: Members of Henvey Inlet First Nation
From: Millie Pawis, Director of Finance/ Administration
Date: May 14, 2021
Re: EXTENSION - 2021/22 Post Secondary Application Deadline

Please be advised that the deadline to submit an application for Post Secondary Assistance has been extended to June 18, 2021 at noon.

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Statement of the Votes Henvey Inlet First Nation March 18, 2021

Elected CandidatesHenvey Inlet First Nation Statement of Votes March 18 2021

To the Office of Chief:

McQuabbie, M. Wayne

To the Office of Councillor: 

Name: Brennan, Patrick
Name: Fox, Lionel
Name: Cantin, Brenda
Name: Ashawasagai, Carl
Name: McKenzie, Doreen
Name: Kagagins, Maureen

This count was diligently conducted in accordance with the Indian Band Election Regulations.

Number of valid ballots cast for councillor: 386

Number of rejected ballots for councillor: 7

Click Here to Read The PDF Results

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Job Postings

Maintenance Assistant

Henvey Inlet First Nation is currently seeking a full-time Maintenance Assistant to join our Administration for an 18-month maternity leave contract. The Maintenance Assistant reports to the Maintenance Supervisor and is responsible for the maintenance of all current and future band-owned buildings and grounds including HIFN Administration Office, Commercial Rental Offices, Health Centre, Daycare, Playground Areas, 4-Plex, Ball Field, Pow Wow Grounds, Helipad, 8-Plex, Learning Centre, Lands Office, and Fire Hall.

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Trust Coordinator/Membership Clerk

The part-time Trust Coordinator/Membership Clerk will serve two primary purposes.

The first primary purpose is to support Henvey Inlet First Nation Administration as it relates to support the Henvey Inlet First Nation Windfarm Legacy Trust (“the Trust”) Board of Trustees. For these responsibilities, they will report directly to the Board of Trustees through the Corporate Trustee and will responsible for coordinating and liaising with the Board of Trustees and Membership to assist in fulfilling the terms and conditions of the Trust Deed.

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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 – 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

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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