Henvey Inlet First Nation

Henvey Inlet First Nation Contact List

Band Office 

Phone: 705-857-2331
Fax: 705-857-3021
Address: 295 Pickerel River Road, Pickerel, Ontario, P0G 1J0 
Hours of Operation: Mon - Thurs. 8:30am - 4:30pm. Closed Noon Fri.

Health Centre

Phone: 705-857-1221
Fax: 705-857-0730
Address: 354A Pickerel River Road, Pickerel, Ontario, P0G 1J0 
Hours of Operation: Mon - Thurs. 8:30am - 4:30pm. Closed Noon Fri.


Phone: 705-857-0957
Fax: 705-857-1369
Address: 354B Pickerel River Road, Pickerel, Ontario, P0G 1J0 
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri. 8:30am - 4:30pm. 

Chief & Council

Chief M. Wayne McQuabbie
Email Chief McQuabbie 

Councillor Lionel Fox
Email Councillor Fox 

Councillor Patrick Brennan
Email Councillor Brennan

Councillor Brenda Contin
Email Councillor Contin

Councillor Maureen Kagagins
Email Councillor Kagagins

Councillor Tony Solomon
Email Tony

Councillor Carl Ashawasagai

Henvey Inlet First Nation Employees

Liaison Officer/Chief
M. Wayne McQuabbie
Email Wayne

Director of Finance/Administration
Millie Pawis
Email Millie
705-857-2331 Ext. 224

Financial Administrator
Doris Contin
Email Doris 
705-857-2331 Ext. 227 

Financial Administrator Assistant
Megan Bradley
705-857-2331 Ext. 225

Administrative Assistant
Rachel Kagagins
Email Rachel

Maintenance Worker
Alex Periera

Medical Van Driver/Membership Clerk
Debbie Newton
Email Debbie

Economic Development (EDO)
Judy Contin
Email Judy 
705-857-2331 Ext. 228 

Ontario Works Administrator
Dorothy Contin
Email Dorothy
705-857-2331 Ext. 222

Genevieve Solomon
Email Genevieve
705-857-2331 Ext. 229

Executive Assistant
Cassandra Lemay
705-857-2331 Ext. 232

705-857-2331 Ext. 223

Human Resources
Samantha Bradley
Email Samantha
705-857-2331 Ext. 230

Health Center

Director of Health
Edward Panamick Sr.
Email Edward
705-857-1221 Ext. 223

Louise Ashawasegai
Email Louise
705-857-1221 Ext. 228

Luana McQuabbie
Email Luana
705-857-1221 Ext. 227

Health Centre Receptionist
Darcy Ashawasegai
Email Darcy
705-857-1221 Ext. 221

Band Rep. Lead
Kerri Campbell
Email Kerrie
705-857-1221 Ext. 225

Community Health Educator
Kara Newton
Email Kara 
705-857-1221 Ext. 222

Community Health Nurse (CHN)
Brenda Contin
Email Brenda
705-857-1221 Ext. 224

Home Care Nurse (HCN)
Debbie Brennan
705-857-1221 Ext. 226

Lands Office

Land Code Manager
Sherry Contin
Email Sherry 

Land Code Assistant
Amanda Barbe
Email Amanda

Water Treatment Plant

Water Treatment Operator
Jason Fox 
Email Jason


Daycare Supervisor
Diana Pachaeo

Daycare Assistant


Debbie Fox
Email Debbie





January 2023 Newsletter is now posted!

Please click here to read the newsletter

Gas Bar - Open daily to serve the Community & Public

WINTER HOURS Beginning September 6, 2022

Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Hours are tentative and can change due to staff shortage.

HIFN Wind Farm Legacy Trust Notice
CLICK HERE to view notice

HIFN Lands Office Notice
A moratorium has been put in place on any recreational lot allocation requests until further notice. If you have any questions, please contact the Lands Office.

CLICK HERE to view notice

HIFN Emergency Land Law 2022/23-001 - HUNTING
This emergency Land Law is in effect from October 12, 2022 to December 12, 2022. Chief and Council will be holding 2 Community Consultations on this topic to allow feedback, these dates will be announced in the near future for members to attend.

To view the notice and map CLICK HERE

HIFN Lands Advisory Committee Notice
The HIFN Lands Advisory Committee is looking for a New Committee Member to join. For more info on how to apply, please see flyer.

CLICK HERE to view flyer




Friday, December 09, 2022 9:00 am

Attend in-person, by computer or by telephone
In person: At the Firehall
HIFN Chief and Council are inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: General Membership Meeting
Time: Friday December 9, 2022 09:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

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Draft Membership Code Consultation Meeting 

In person: At the Firehall


Time: November 28, 2022 12:00 PM Eastern Time

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Draft Membership Code Consultation Meeting 

In person: At the Firehall


Time: November 27, 2022 12:00 PM Eastern Time

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Job Postings

Secondary School Bus Driver *RE-POST*

Henvey Inlet First Nation is currently seeking a Secondary School Bus Driver to join our Administration for a temporary, short-term contact for up to 6 months. 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.

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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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Early Childhood Education Worker (2 Positions) *RE-POST*

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

Non Insured Health Benefits image

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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