Henvey Inlet First Nation

Wind Farm Project Gets FIT Contract

Henvey Inlet First Nation (HIFN) is pleased to announce that its power corporation, has been awarded a Feed-In Tariff (FIT) contract from the province.

The Ontario Power Authority (OPA) has approved 40 new large scale renewable energy projects, including solar, wind and water, representing more than 872 megawatts (MW). HIFN’s Nigig Power Corporation will produce 300 MW through its wind farm project.

Henvey Inlet First Nation - Notice of Intent

To Establish a Wind Farm on the North Side of Henvey Inlet #2,

To Obtain a Permit Under Section 28(2) of the Indian Act

Chief and Council normally enter into Permits with individuals or companies for the purpose of forest management, gravel and pit operations, to set up a public utility, to allow the passage of transmission lines or to erect towers on any Reserve property.

Ontario Energy Board Notice

Henvey Inlet Wind LP is asking the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) for permission to construct approximately 103 kilometres of 230 kilovolt electricity overhead transmission line and associated facilities. The transmission line would connect the company’s Henvey Inlet Wind Energy Centre to the provincial power grid.

Usable Life of Turbines

How long do wind turbines last?

A wind turbine typically lasts around 20-25 years. During this time maintenance is required of course.

Henvey Inlet Wind & Transmission Line

Henvey Inlet Wind (HIW)– Construction Update - Construction Summary #1 - August to November 2017

For this reporting period (Aug-Oct) CER had employed 28 First Nations employees out of a total workforce on site of 93 Employees, this represents 30% of the overall workforce for CER.

Important Public Notice: Leave to construct

Henvey Inlet Wind LP (HIW) has submitted an application to construct the Henvey Inlet Wind Transmission Line. As part of the conditions to apply, HIW is required to post the notice and application on the Henvey Inlet First Nation website. Please see links below:

News

New Membership Code Working Group

Membership Code Committee Henvey Inlet First Nation

Our Membership Code was adopted in 1987 and has never been updated. It is urgently in need of review and restatement to keep up with recent developments within our lands, changes in the laws which determine who is entitled to Indian Act status, and to better reflect our culture and beliefs.

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Memorandum - Extension

To: Members of Henvey Inlet First Nation
From: Millie Pawis, Director of Finance/ Administration
Date: May 14, 2021
Re: EXTENSION - 2021/22 Post Secondary Application Deadline

Please be advised that the deadline to submit an application for Post Secondary Assistance has been extended to June 18, 2021 at noon.

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Statement of the Votes Henvey Inlet First Nation March 18, 2021

Elected CandidatesHenvey Inlet First Nation Statement of Votes March 18 2021

To the Office of Chief:

McQuabbie, M. Wayne

To the Office of Councillor: 

Name: Brennan, Patrick
Name: Fox, Lionel
Name: Cantin, Brenda
Name: Ashawasagai, Carl
Name: McKenzie, Doreen
Name: Kagagins, Maureen

This count was diligently conducted in accordance with the Indian Band Election Regulations.

Number of valid ballots cast for councillor: 386

Number of rejected ballots for councillor: 7

Click Here to Read The PDF Results

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Job Postings

Secondary School Bus Driver

Henvey Inlet First Nation is currently seeking a Secondary School Bus Driver to join our Administration for a Short Term Contract September 2021 to June 2022. 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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Lead Carpenter

Pickerel River Contracting is currently seeking a full-time Lead Carpenter to join our Crew. The Lead Carpenter reports to the Site Supervisor and is responsible for leading the construction and maintenance of residences and buildings. The Lead Carpenter will mentor and train junior employees and assist with building, restoring and/or installing of structural woodwork and related materials of active projects

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Maintenance Assistant

Henvey Inlet First Nation is currently seeking a full-time Maintenance Assistant to join our Administration for an 18-month maternity leave contract. The Maintenance Assistant reports to the Maintenance Supervisor and is responsible for the maintenance of all current and future band-owned buildings and grounds including HIFN Administration Office, Commercial Rental Offices, Health Centre, Daycare, Playground Areas, 4-Plex, Ball Field, Pow Wow Grounds, Helipad, 8-Plex, Learning Centre, Lands Office, and Fire Hall.

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Trust Coordinator/Membership Clerk

The part-time Trust Coordinator/Membership Clerk will serve two primary purposes.

The first primary purpose is to support Henvey Inlet First Nation Administration as it relates to support the Henvey Inlet First Nation Windfarm Legacy Trust (“the Trust”) Board of Trustees. For these responsibilities, they will report directly to the Board of Trustees through the Corporate Trustee and will responsible for coordinating and liaising with the Board of Trustees and Membership to assist in fulfilling the terms and conditions of the Trust Deed.

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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 – JULY 2019 CHANGES

NIHB Medical Transportation to access Interval/Safe Houses

Section 12.1 of the NIHB Medical Transportation Policy Framework has been amended to remove the exclusion of transportation to “interval/safe houses” under the MT benefit. To view the 2019 Changes CLICK HERE

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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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