Henvey Inlet First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Economic Development

Description (Service) Responsible for stimulating local economy and developing economic initiatives and opportunities for the community  
  • Provides services through the guidance and partnership with Waubetek Business Development Corporation  
  • Works to generate and maintain permanent employment for individuals through the creation and support of self-employment initiatives and economic-based community projects  
  • Works to access funding for band-owned business ventures  
  • Provides coaching in areas such as business plan development and assistance in obtaining financial support for people wanting to start own business  
  • Maintains local business directory  
  • Assists with planning annual events such as Annual Pow Wow 
  • Provides assistance in the development of plans for the use of traditional lands for community members
Initiatives Henvey Inlet First Nation (HIFN) is currently involved with include but are not limited to: 
  • Partnership with Bekanon Lease Management Corporation to manage the leased lands 
  • Ownership and management of Pickerel Contracting Ltd which works to meet the housing needs of the community 
  • Operation of Henvey Inlet Wind (owned by HIFN's Nigig Power Corporation) which has partnered with private company, Pattern Energy Group, to build a 300-megawatt wind farm on community land; currently working on a transmission line plan from HIFN to tap into the existing Hydro One line with projected construction to begin winter 2017; harnessed power will eventually be sold to the grid 
  • Forest management 
  • Aggregate (gravel) and pit operations
Service Details
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN)  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty 
Waubetek Business Development Officer for the Henvey Inlet First Nation is Jason Peltier, ph: 705-285-4275, fax: 705-285-4584
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
Fax 705-857-3021
Website www.hifn.ca
Primary Contact Lyndy McQuabbie, Administrative Assistant; Email: l_mcquabbie@hotmail.ca
Alternate Contact Millie Pawis, Director of Finance and Administration; Phone: 705-857-2331 ext 230; Email: Millie.Pawis@henveyinlet.com

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