Henvey Inlet First Nation

Health Concerns

What are the impacts on health due to noise?

A heated debate about health problems associated from being too close to the turbines is occurring in the media; newspapers, online, YouTube, etc.  

Honestly, there is so much information circulating about health issues that it is hard to know which side to believe.  

The Government is armed with studies that claim that they are safe.

Direct Employment for HIFN Member

How many actual jobs will be created and what skills are required?

For Henvey Inlet Members, over 100 jobs could be created in various fields. With proper education and training, servicing and maintenance could be taken over in 5 years, construction jobs will be numerous and tower site preparation and installation could also be taken over in 5-7 years.

If the size of the project grows a cement factory will be needed and yard and crane garages and operators will be required. Food, catering, security and site preparation and maintenance jobs will be created.  

As the project progresses we will begin posting guaranteed jobs well in advance of the opportunity.

Important Wind Farm Notices

UP-DATED ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT

Based on a dialogue with Canada Wildlife Service and comments from our 3rd party experts, AECOM has added new mitigation to the Final EA Report on the windfarm proposed for Reserve No. 2. The addendum mitigation is intended to deal with species at risk (“SAR’s”).

Employment Gains

Employment gains are short term because only a few people with specialized skills from the power company or turbine manufacturer are required for maintenance once the installation is done.

Open Council and Community Input Meetings

The period for reviewing the Environmental Assessment reports and Environmental Protection Land Laws for the wind project is coming to a close soon. There have been informational mail outs which included forms for input and there have been open public meetings.

UPDATE on the Wind Farm Environmental Permit

At the Community Input meeting on Sunday, January 24th, our Lands Advisory Committee advised that HIFN’s draft Environmental Permit was still being reviewed by HIFN’s 3rd party experts (Arcadis and Savanta).

News

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

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Posted Nominee NoticeHenvey Inlet First Nation General Election 2021

Notice to Electorate - Nominees on Ballot, Revised

For the Henvey Inlet First Nation Election to be held on March 18th, 2021.

The Polling Station for the Election will be located at the Henvey Inlet Fire Hall. Voting will be held for One Chief and Six Councillor positions. Mail-out ballots to all members will be sent out on the morning of February 11th, 2021.

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 2021 HIFN Chief Candidate Brochures

Wayne
McQuabbie
Neil
Herbert
Ken
Noble
Wayne McQuabbie Neil Herbert Ken Noble

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Job Postings

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.

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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

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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