Henvey Inlet First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Governance

Description (Service) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the community members 
  • Serviced by air through the Sudbury airport approx 80 km N of community and the Parry Sound Airport approx 90 km S of community 
  • Provides a Canada Post outlet with home mail delivery 
  • Offers the Henvey Inlet Gas Bar and shopping available nearby in Britt, 28 km S of community but also in Sudbury and Parry Sound, both within an hour's drive 
  • Provides the Kateri Tekawitha Roman Catholic Church 
  • Manages the seasonal Pickerel River Trailer Park and Marina 
  • Served with municipal water by the new Water Treatment plant in Pickerel 
  • School-aged children attend elementary school in Britt and high school in Parry Sound 
  • Provides recreational facilities including outdoor rink, baseball diamond, a playground, and a small beach located on the SE side of Cantin Lake
Offers the following programs and services:  
  • Administration (Band Office) 
  • Daycare Centre 
  • Economic Development 
  • Education Department 
  • Good Food Box Program 
  • Health Centre 
  • Health Services, Community Health 
  • Health Services, Community Wellness Program 
  • Health Services, Community Health Nursing Prorgam 
  • Health Services, Diabetes Prorgam 
  • Health Services, Homemakers Program 
  • Health Services, Meals On Wheels 
  • Health Services, Medical Transportation 
  • Health Services, National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program 
  • Henvey Inlet First Nation Library 
  • Housing Program 
  • Lands Department 
  • Ontario Works 
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits 
  • Public Works Department 
  • Wagamake Adult Learning Centre
Service Details
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN)  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty 
  • Consists of 3 separate reserves: French River 13, the main reserve located on Pickerel River Rd approx 80 km S of Sudbury with a land area of 25.4 sq km, Henvey Inlet 2 located on NE shores of Georgian Bay approx 90 km S of Sudbury with a land area of 96.1 sq km and Cantin Island Reserve (part of French River 13 but on the opposite side of Pickerel River) which is presently being used for seasonal camping and recreational cottages only 
  • Henvey Inlet 2 has a small population and the only development is basically the 12 members homes
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-12 noon
Areas Served Henvey Inlet First Nation
Eligibility Members of Henvey Inlet First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Community is located 1 km E off Hwy 69 along Pickerel River Rd approx 80 km S of Sudbury
Located In Community Henvey Inlet First Nation
Address & Map
Band Office
295 Pickerel River Rd
Pickerel, ON P0G 1J0
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Intersection Pickerel River Rd and Sub Rd
Physical Access Not Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-857-2331
Toll Free Phone 1-800-614-5533
Crisis Phone Police Dispatch 1-888-310-1122 
Sudbury Ambulance 705-673-1117 
Parry Sound Ambulance 705-746-6262
Fax 705-857-3021
Website www.hifn.ca
Primary Contact Lyndy McQuabbie, Administrative Assistant; Email: l_mcquabbie@hotmail.ca
Primary Executive Wayne McQuabbie, Chief; Phone: 705-857-2331 ext 226; Email: chief_wmcquabbie@hotmail.ca
Alternate Executive Millie Pawis, Director of Finance and Administration; Phone: 705-857-2331 ext 230; Email: Millie.Pawis@HenveyInlet.com

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