Henvey Inlet First Nation

Land Code Committee January 30 2007 Meeting Minutes

Henvey Inlet First Nation Land Code Committee

Meeting Commenced: 6:00 pm
Adjourned: 8:30 pm


Staff: Jennifer Ashawasegai, Land Code Coordinator, Terry Bennett, Communications Assistant

Committee Members: Morris Ashawasagai, Victor Ashawasagai, Kim McQuabbie, Carrie Lynn Bennett, Allan McDonald, Judy Contin

Community Members: Dmitri Ashawasegai, Elwood Ashawasaga Jr.

Ken Noble, Consultant

Jennifer opened meeting with report on Anishinabek Nation meeting in North Bay on Matrimonial Real Property she attended with Councillors Lionel Fox and Wayne McQuabbie. The Anishinabek Nation is working on a draft law of MRP before the federal government hands down legislation in the spring as promised. It is important for First Nations to have their own laws in place before the government can dictate how First Nations should deal with MRP. The feds are suggesting provincial family law act apply to each FN.

Jennifer asked committee members when they would like to invite a verifier to a meeting to speak on the procedures, as well as variables in the land codes. Also, FNLMA information has been posted to community website, and some committee members still need to hand in bios.

Committee member Allan McDonald is scheduled to chair this meeting. Meeting handed over to Allan.

Community Participation in land use plan. Moved by Victor Ashawasagai. Seconded by Carrie Lynn Bennett.

Council may make laws: Discussion on the word ‘ancillary’. Committee decided to move on, and address this clause at a later meeting after some clarification on wording. Jennifer to investigate.

Examples of Laws: Judy Contin requested for clarification on services. Allan suggested it may mean paying for water services, etc. Jennifer will investigate.

Morris Ashawasagai suggested “Chief’ always be added to Council in clauses. Committee agreed.

Proposed law may be introduced: Committee requested ‘any eligible voter’ be added into clause re: proposing laws. Moved by Morris Ashawasagai. Seconded by Kim McQuabbie.

Tabling and posting of Land Law. Discussion around time frame, and no agreements were made. Clause to be carried over to next meeting.

Public Health and Safety: Committee wanted to add a 28 day clause into this section. Moved by Carrie Lynn Bennett. Seconded by Allan McDonald. Reworded section will be read at next meeting.

Approval of Land Law by Council: Clause to be re-worded by Jennifer and to be read and voted on at next meeting.  Certification of land law: Needs to be re-worded as per Committee. Committee suggested two original copies be made, a land committee member be present and eligible voter be present at certification of land law. Re-wording will be presented at next meeting by Jennifer.

Meeting adjourned.

Next meeting date: February 13, 2007. Chair: Victor Ashawasagai


Community Engagement Session

The Membership Code Working Group is holding a Community Engagement Session to review the results of the Online Survey.

Tuesday July 12, 2022 @ 11am

Lunch to be provided, CLICK HERE to view flyer.

COMMUNITY MEETING - Monday, 09 May 2022

When: Monday, 09 May 2022
Time: 6:00 p.m.

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Windfarm Legacy Trust Logo Contest!

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Job Postings

Senior Office Manager

Pickerel Contracting Ltd. is currently seeking a full-time Senior Office Manager to join our team. The Senior Office Manager reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for overseeing all administrative, clerical and office support services for Pickerel Contracting Ltd., ensuring all directives are met. The Senior Office Manager will perform various human resources tasks including full-cycle recruitment, onboarding/offboarding, employee training, policy implementation, workplace investigations, and benefit administration, ensuring compliance with all applicable health and safety and employment legislation.

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Early Childhood Education Worker (2 Positions)

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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Executive Assistant

Henvey Inlet First Nation is seeking a full-time Executive Assistant to join our Administration. The Executive Assistant reports to the Director of Finance/Administration and is responsible for providing high-level administrative support to the executive team. The Executive Assistant serves as a primary contact for all internal and external requests for senior management and acts as a liaison to Chief and Council, community members and all other organizations and government agencies.

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Water Treatment Operator Trainee

Henvey Inlet First Nation is seeking a Water Treatment Operator Trainee to join our Administration for a short-term contract May 2022 to March 2023. The Water Treatment Operator Trainee reports to the Water Treatment Plant Operator and is responsible for learning the quality control measures that go into providing Henvey Inlet First Nation with safe, potable drinking water. The Water Treatment Operator Trainee will be
expected to engage in the continuous learning and training required to prepare for successful completion of the Operator in Training Exam. This position requires a high degree of self-motivation and a strong work ethic.

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Health News

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re: medical transportation

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Medical Van Schedule

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Appointments will not be added unless between these times!!

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