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:



Membership Code Meeting #2

September 24th, 2023, 1PM

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Membership Code Meeting

September 19th, 2023, 6PM 

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13 September 2023



Member Ratification Protocol Referendum Community Meeting #2 Sunday 24 September 2023

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Job Postings

Secondary School Bus Driver

Henvey Inlet First Nation is seeking a Secondary School Bus Driver to join our Administration for a temporary, 9-month contract for the 2023-24 school year. The Secondary School Bus Driver reports to the Education Counsellor and is responsible for transporting students of various ages to and from their homes and respective schools in a timely and safe manner and in accordance with MTO driving regulations, Ontario traffic laws and safe driving practices. This position requires excellent organization, communication and customer service 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 physical stamina and a strong work ethic. Potential for advancement.

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Adult Education Teacher

Henvey Inlet First Nation is seeking a temporary, part-time Adult Education Teacher to join our Administration for a six-month contract. The Adult Education Teacher reports to the Education Counsellor and is responsible for planning, organizing and implementing an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages adult students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. The Adult Education Teacher is also responsible for supervising and evaluating students’ progress and understanding of the school board’s curricula while maximizing student-learning experiences. This position requires excellent interpersonal communication skills and strong leadership skills.

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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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