Henvey Inlet First Nation

Community News and Press Releases

HIFN Signs Onto First Nations Market Housing Fund

First Nations Market Housing Fund

Chief Wayne McQuabbie says, "the demand for housing is great in our community and now, on and off-reserve members have another option for housing."

Good Food Boxes 

Anishinabek News, Aug. 16/13

A food buying club has been started up at the North Bay Indian Friendship Centre. Executive Director Nancy Potvin was instrumental in getting this program running.

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Draft Environmental Assessment in good shape

By Jennifer Ashawasegai, Communications Coordinator

Dec. 23/16 - Third party experts by Henvey Inlet First Nation gave the nod to the environmental assessment (EA) conducted by Aecom. However, they did give numerous recommendations, most of which, have been reflected in the presentation on December 15th to community members in Henvey Inlet First Nation.

Baseball field gets facelift

September 30, 2015, Jennifer Ashawasegai, Communications Coordinator

Henvey Inlet First Nation - The baseball field in the community is getting a facelift – that’s thanks to a Trillium Foundation grant of $60,000.

HIFN had applied for the grant last year, which they were successful in receiving. However, leadership deferred the grant to be spent this year.

First Nations women in Ontario at high risk, Chiefs say

News Release - Chiefs of Ontario, Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Chiefs of Ontario highlight third death of First Nation woman in city of Toronto as calls for inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women as dismissed by federal Tories

TORONTO, ON (August 13, 2013) - As calls for a national Inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women are dismissed by the federal Tories in Canada, the list of suspicious deaths of First Nations women in Ontario mounts.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promises to reset relationship

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promises to reset relationship with First Nations, Metis and Inuit

December 08, 2015

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has addressed the Assembly of First Nations in Gatineau, QC today. He promised to renew the relationship with First Nations.

The prime minister said his government would immediately move on the five promises the Liberals made during the recent election campaign:



Friday, 09 September 2022 9:00 am

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HIFN Chief and Council is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
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HIFN Community Researcher Needs Community Input

Doreen Mckenzie has been hired as the Community Researcher for Henvey Inlet First Nation to create a Community Profile Booklet, She is requesting help from the Community, in regards to any and all information you may know regarding the history of the first families that lived here on French River #13- (Cantin Island) and Bekanon Reserve #2.

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Membership Code Meeting 

In person: At the Firehall


Time: Jul 22, 2022 9:00 AM Eastern Time 

In person: At the Firehall

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Job Postings

Band Representatives (2 Positions)

Henvey Inlet First Nation is seeking Two full-time Band Representatives to join our Administration. The Band Representative reports to the Band Representative Lead and is responsible to represent and advocate for Henvey Inlet First Nation members that are involved with any child welfare agencies throughout Canada. This position requires exceptional interpersonal communication skills and strong organization skills

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General Carpenter

Pickerel Contracting Ltd. is currently seeking a full-time General Carpenter to join our team. The General Carpenter reports to the Site Supervisor and is responsible for assisting with construction and maintaining residences and buildings. The General Carpenter will also assist with building, restoring and/or installing of structural woodwork and related materials of active projects. This position requires excellent physical stamina and a strong work ethic.

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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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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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