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January 2023 Newsletter is now posted!

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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
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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.

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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

 

About Our Daycare

Henvey Inlet First Nation Daycare opened its door June 1999. It was an idea that took a few years to see completed and up to Ministry of Education standards. With humble hearts and sincerity of HIFN Daycare came to be a realization.

Through the 20 years that we have been here there have been many, many changes. In our leadership, guidelines, policies, government, staffing etc. But our one constance has been the community's children.

Throughout the years I have seen three generations come through our doors. And with each generation there has been change, for the better and a brighter future for our children, grandchildren, and future generations. But with the change: there has come with a lot of hard work, teamwork, and a lot of willingness to learn. About ourselves, our children, our community, and keep an open mind and understanding of the changes that come our way.

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Mission, Program, Vision Statements

The Mission of HIFN Daycare is to JOIN families, children with the ESSENTIAL services that will enhance their quality of life and INFUSE a desire for lifelong learning and for young children (31 months-13 years old) a SERENE beginning.

The early learning experience children require must be high quality, wholistic and culturally relevant. Participants are equipped with an individualized support service plan fostering child, youth, family and community development, and is related to family healing and wellness goals.

HIFN Daycare is a committed supporter for children and youth in the mainstream early learning and youth system.

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Program Goals

High Quality Early Childhood settings are associated with immediate & long term positive outcomes for children. Children who attend high quality Early Childhood Programs where they experience warm, supportive relationships are happier, less anxious & more motivated to learn.

  • Promote the health, safety, nutrition & well-being of the children.

  • Support positive & responsive interaction among the children, parents, child care providers, & staff.

  • Encourage the children to interact & communicate in a positive way & support their ability to self-regulate

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Code of Ethics for HIFN Daycare

The Code of Ethics reflects a core set of beliefs & values, which are fundamental to our field & serve to inform our practise as Early Childhood Educators. HIFN Daycare through the Code of Ethics, publicly acknowledge our commitment to these beliefs & values & recognize our responsibility to use the Code of Ethics on a day to day basis to guide our behaviour in working with the children & families of Henvey Inlet First Nation.

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Anaphylactic Policy and Procedure

Anaphylaxis is a serious allergic reaction and can be life threatening. The allergy may be related to food, insect stings, medicine, latex, exercise etc. This policy is intended to help support the needs of a child with a severe allergy and provide information on anaphylaxis and awareness to parents, staff, students and visitors at the child care centre.

Employees, volunteers and students are able to identify enrolled children with anaphylactic allergies as well as allergies, and are able to correctly explain the emergency procedure to be followed if the child has an anaphylactic reaction.

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Parent Handbook and Forms

Program Statement

The HIFN Daycare Program is encompasses the Ojibwa culture, Ontario's research & legislation. The Ojibwa culture is rooted in a wholistic way of life that embraces a relationship with all living things. Individuals living or learning about the "The Red Road Life" experience & display joy, celebration & the ability to give thanks.

"Every little thing is sent for something, and in that there should be happiness and the power to make happy,
like the grasses showing tender faces to each other; This we should." 
~Black Elk

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News

MEMBERSHIP MEETING

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

Topic:  DRAFT MEMBERSHIP CODE MEETING

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

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Draft Membership Code Consultation Meeting 

In person: At the Firehall

Topic:  DRAFT MEMBERSHIP CODE MEETING

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

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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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