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Doing Business

The Township of Schreiber has undertaken a detailed analysis of the local economy and has developed a plan to move the local business community forward. Schreiber’s labour force provides diverse skills, the municipality has a strong infrastructure and with the business support and advice offered by both a dedicated local Community Economic Development Office and provincial and federal support programs, the town offers strong selling points to entrepreneurs and investors.

Some of the initiatives currently happening or being examined for implementation include:

  • Community marketing and branding initiative.
  • Construction of the new St. Martin School and Ecole Franco Terrace School
  • Funding for the long-term care project expansion of the McCausland Hospital
  • Construction of the Rail Array Festival and Heritage site in Schreiber
  • Creation of a health professional retention and recruitment committee
  • Further development of the North Shore Family Health team
  • Development of a downtown revitalization project
  • Feasibility study on the potential for wind power generation in the region
  • Development of different studies targeting investment identification and attraction
  • Design and conduct of energy efficiency workshops for residents and businesses
  • Targeting of European tourists in partnership with international marketing groups
  • Redesign of marketing initiatives, including township websites and marketing videos
  • Further development of partnerships for business expansion with private sector
  • Conducting tests on solar powered street lighting

Some of the numerous benefits to investing and doing business in Schreiber include:

  • Low worker health benefits in comparison to the United States and other countries
  • Stable regional economy with steady employment and customer traffic at Canadian Pacific railway, Terrace Bay Pulp Inc investing $45 million in 2007/2008 and McCausland Hospital investing $7 million in 2007/2008
  • Available, affordable commercial/industrial land
  • Available, affordable residential real estate
  • High potential for renewable energy alternatives
  • Excellent transportation options with highway, railway and access to Lake Superior
  • Existing base of regional trades labour
  • Strong regional education options in Lakehead University & Confederation College

To assist you in your decision, or for any more information, please feel free to contact one of the following municipal contacts:


Mr. Anthony Friedrich

Community Development Officer

Township of Schreiber

204 Alberta Street

Schreiber, ON P0T 2S0

Office: 807) 824-2711 Ext. 228

Fax: (807) 824-3231


>Jon Hall

Clerk/Deputy Treasurer

Schreiber Municipal Office

608 Winnipeg Street

Schreiber, ON P0T 2S0

Office: (807) 824-2711 ext. 25

Fax: (807) 824-3231


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