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Henvey Inlet First Nation


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Functions as the governing office for the community; oversees all community programs, services and facilities

Activities and services for community members also include but are not limited to the following:
  • Ontario First Nation Policing arrangements provided by Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Britt Detachment
  • Community members access urgent health/hospital services at the Health Sciences North (Sudbury Regional Hospital) or West Parry Sound Health Centre
  • 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
  • Provides childcare services at the Henvey Inlet Daycare Centre
  • Coordinates a Good Food Box Program
  • Offers health care and community health programs through the Health Centre
  • Provides the Henvey Inlet First Nation Library
  • Operation of Henvey Inlet Wind Farm; commercial operations started in Oct 2019 and created more than 20 permanent, on-site jobs related to maintaining the facility
Chief and 6 Band Council members elected every 2 years under the Indian Act Electoral system; next election Mar 2023
Members of Henvey Inlet First Nation
Application Process
Call for information
Toll Free
705-857-2331 - Band Office
1-888-310-1122 - OPP Police Dispatch
Sudbury Ambulance
Parry Sound Ambulance
705-762-3304 - Britt Detachment
Web Site
Rachel Kagagins, Administrative Assistant
Director of Finance and Administration
Millie Pawis
Phone: 705-857-2331 Ext 230
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Legal Status
Government - City
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
March 16, 2021
Band Office, 295 Pickerel River Rd
Henvey Inlet First Nation, ON, P0G 1J0
  • Band Office is located E off Hwy 69 on Pickerel River Rd in Henvey Inlet First Nation
  • Community is located 1 km E off Hwy 69 along Pickerel River Rd approximately 80 km S of Sudbury
  • 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

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Hours of Operation
0830 - 1630
0830 - 1630
0830 - 1630
0830 - 1630
0830 - 1200

Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-12 noon
Service Area(s)
Henvey Inlet First Nation