Henvey Inlet First Nation

Wildlife Impacts

What is the impact on animals?

Impacts will occur. They are not yet determined.  An Environmental Assessment will make recommendations to accommodate wildlife.

If serious impacts occur that cannot be avoided, the project will not be approved by the Province.

Wind Farm Project

Breaking News – Fact Sheet:

Wind Farm Comments & Concerns:

The comments and concerns documented in the Wind Farm Concerns file are presented here to allow you to view the questions easier.  Please use the right hand button bar to navigate through the questions and concerns raised to date. The file is available in PDF format on the Wind Farm Public Consultation page.

Links:

CBC Podcast – November 23, 2010

An excellent 27 minute program examining various sides of the wind energy debate:

Report – Health Impacts of Wind Turbines

North American Wind Power

Want to see what is going on in the industry around North America?  Here is a link to an online magazine that posts numerous articles on development. Though it is largely American, you can observe the increasing growth and activities in the alternative energy sector.
CLICK HERE to visit website.

Employment Reports:

Due to questions about job opportunities, two very detailed reports are offered below:

  • The Green Jobs Report is produced by the Green Energy Act Alliance, a non-Governmental body set up to raise awareness about the impacts of the new Green Energy Act: 
    Green Jobs Report

  • CanWEA, a non-profit wind energy support organization, contracted a private firm to produce an estimate of wind energy labour demands for the next decade:
    Canadian Wind Energy Association Labour Forecast

Wind Energy Promotion Around the World:

  1. If you have a lot of time to read, you can examine what is happening in the wind energy sector around the world in this “Promotion of Wind Energy Report” by the United Nations.  This is a highly promotional and supportive paper with many cautions on how to develop the right way based on international experiences:
    United Nations “Promotion of Wind Energy Report

  2. An article in the recent US based Mother Earth News Magazine gives a lot of thought to the many issues facing communities developing wind farms:
    Mother Earth News Print Article.pdf

Anishinabek News and Indian Country Today

A three part series on wind energy development by Jennifer Ashawasegai published in both newpapers plus the Native Journal:

Maclean’s Magazine – August 2009

A thorough article examining all sides of the wind farm development debate:

Wind Farm Public Consultation

The Wind Farm Information Package was released in December 2008!

CLICK on the links for a PDF copy:

Original Package - December 2008: Wind Farm Information Package

News

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.

CLICK HERE for the .PDF instructions

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Windfarm Legacy Trust Logo Contest!

Help us create an extraordinary logo for HIFN Windfarm Legacy Trust. This logo will be the face of the Trust. Any registered Member of HIFN can apply. We strongly encourage our youth to apply, lets see your creativity! Please submit your logo to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or you can mail to address provided. Deadline for Contest is December 5, 2021. Please CLICK HERE to view flyer for more info on how and when to submit your submission.

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

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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