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

15th COVID 19 UPDATE July 16, 2020

We met yesterday to approve new policies of the First Nation that we would implement upon reopening the Administration. These policies are required in order to ensure the safety of our staff and visitors to our offices.

A new Preventing COVID 19 in the Workplace Policy, Personal Protective Equipment in the Workplace Policy, and Heat Stress Prevention and Hot Weather Policy were all on the agenda. These will be made available upon re-opening the Administration.

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14th COVID 19 UPDATE July 2, 2020

In keeping with the Premier Doug Ford's gradual re-opening of the province, we have made the decision to keep everything status quo until July 15, 2020.

  1. QUESTIONNAIRE
    A total of 22 questionnaires were submitted and reviewed at the Council meeting of June 30, 2020. It was clear that members do not want anyone entering the Pickerel R Trailer Park or the leased lands. It was evident that members would like to see the security remain in place still. However, in keeping with the Province and what is going on around us, we are going to remove the security effective July 15, 2020.

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    12th COVID 19 UPDATE June 11, 2020

    Although, by the authority of the Premier Doug Ford, it's been reported that implementation of Phase 2 of the Province's strategy to reopen ce1tain businesses and service providers, we will continue to operate the status quo. Restricted access to our community will remain in place, with services.

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Job Postings

Elementary School Bus Driver

POSITION SUMMARY
Henvey Inlet First Nation is seeking an Elementary School Bus Driver to join our Administration for a short-term contract from September 2020 to June 2022. The Elementary 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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Early Childhood Education Workers

Henvey Inlet First Nation is seeking three (3) qualified full-time Early Childhood Education Workers 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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Daycare Cleaner

Henvey Inlet First Nation is seeking a part-time Daycare Cleaner to join our Administration. The Daycare Cleaner reports to the Daycare Supervisor and is responsible for cleaning the HIFN Daycare building at the end of each business day. The Daycare Cleaner will perform general cleaning duties including sweeping and mopping floors, cleaning and stocking restrooms, washing walls and windows, cleaning the kitchen and fridge, disinfecting all surfaces and toys, and trash removal. 

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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

Please be advised of the Medical Bus schedule, also please contact the Health Centre in advance, preferably 3 days before if you have to cancel an appointment.

Schedule is as follows:

  • Monday - Sudbury
  • Tuesday - Parry Sound
  • Wednesday - Britt
  • Thursday - Sudbury
  • Friday - Emergencies Only