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Community Economic Development Intern

Community Economic Development Intern

Schreiber, Ontario

Duration: 1 or 2 Year Contract

Salary: $36,000 Annually

Hours: 35 Hours Per Week

Job Description: The intern will work alongside the Community Economic Development Manager. The intern will be involved in all aspects of community development with focus on economic strategic planning and community visioning, as well as assist in the Downtown Revitalization development.

Specific areas and duties include: assisting with grant applications, business retention and expansion, industry attraction and promotion, green energy projects, tourism and festival development, assisting with recreation/sporting events, and involvement with local, regional and economic development agencies.

Qualifications: Possesses a degree/diploma in Business Administration, Economics, Marketing, Innovation Management, Public Administration, Political Science, Environmental Management or other related program.

Training: A willingness to take the EcD certification program at University of Waterloo would be considered an asset.

Please Mail or E-mail applications by Friday April 13, 2018 2PM to:

Township of Schreiber

ATTN: Terry Wright

204 Alberta Street, P.O. Box 40

Schreiber, ON P0T 2S0

Tel 807-824-2711 / Fax 807-824-3231


This Opportunity is proudly

Supported By:

Ontario Supporting Township of Schreiber Revitalization Projects















The province will fund the construction of a new 1,360-square foot North Shore Express Discovery Centre. The centre will highlight the township’s historical ties to the railway industry by featuring a diesel locomotive and will include a museum and visitor centre. In addition, the province is investing in tourism signage, as well as downtown revitalization, including storm water drainage upgrades, new benches and a new gazebo.
Ontario is also investing in the town of Schreiber’s Clearwell project through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund. Once complete, the project will ensure that all residents of Schreiber will have access to safe drinking water.


Ontario is investing $2,150,000 in Schreiber through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) Strategic Economic Infrastructure Program.


Ontario is investing up to $1.03 million through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund in the town of Schreiber’s Clearwell project.


“Our government recognizes that improving community infrastructure and tourism attractions is vital to the economy of many northern communities. Today’s investments in Terrace Bay and Schreiber will make these communities even more exciting places and will have a lasting impact for tourists and locals alike.”

— Michael Gravelle, Minister of Northern Development and Mines and MPP Thunder Bay-Superior North


“We thank Minister Gravelle and the province for these very important investments in our community. Our revitalization project is an essential component of Schreiber’s tourism strategy and aligns with other attractions in our beautiful Lake Superior North Shore region. The additional support from the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund will allow us to keep a safe supply of fresh treated drinking water for our residents.”

— Mark Figliomeni, Mayor, Township of Schreiber

Welcome Terry Wright

The Township of Schreiber is pleased to welcome Terry Wright as the new Community Economic Development Manager. Terry Wright is certified in Economic Development and has worked for the Red Rock Indian Band for the past three years. We are excited to have Terry on board and look forward to having him in our community.

Holiday Landfill / Garbage Collection Schedule 2017

The Township of Schreiber gargbage collection will be uniterrupted with regular collection happening on Wednesday December 27 and recycling pick up happening on Thursday December 28.

The Terrace Bay/Schreiber Landfill site will be CLOSED on December 25, 26 and January 1.

Tipping Fees will be waived December 27, 29 and 30, 2017 during normal hours of operationg for household garbage ONLY!

Please Note: Wrapping paper is NOT recyclable and should go into the garbage.

Light Up Your Holiday – Christmas Light Contest!

Happening Thursday December 21, 2017 at 6:00 pm!


Council Will Be Hitting The Town With The Schreiber Fire Department Fire Truck To Giveaway Chamber Bucks To Random Homes Throughout The Town Who Have Christmas Lights or Holiday Decorations Celebrating The Season!

Please Note: that this means there will be NO first, second or third place prizes.

*~* Show Us Your Holiday Spirit! *~*


CP Holiday Train — Coming To Schreiber December 1, 2017

The CP Holiday Train will be making its annual stop in Schreiber on December 1, 2017! The Train is set to arrive in Schreiber at 2:45 pm will be stopped alongside Cenotaph Park beside the North Shore Harvest Food Cupboard until 3:30 pm! Performers include Colin James and Emma-Lee!

"The Holiday Train program is all about local food banks and food shelves and the critical role they play in our communities," said Keith Creel, CP's President and Chief Executive Officer. "People come for the beautifully-lit train and stay for the incredible show – all in the name of community. The holiday season is the best time of the year, and we look forward to bringing together thousands of Canadians and Americans this season for this incredibly important cause and a great time". The CP Holiday Train program launched in 1999 and has since raised more than C$13 million and four million pounds of food for communities along CP's routes in Canada and the United States The 2017 edition of the Holiday Train also concludes CP's Canada 150 celebrations and the Canadian train will feature the Spirit of Tomorrow car, which was part of the Canada 150 Train this past summer.

The Township of Schreiber encourages all community residents to bring non-parishable donations to the CP Holiday Train in Schreiber in support of the North Shore Harvest Food Cupboard!


Waste Reduction Week! – October 16 – 22, 2017

Waste Reduction Week!

The Council of the Township of Schreiber is pleased to announce that October 16 - 22, 2017 is hereby proclaimed Waste Reduction Week in the Township of Schreiber!

As a municipality, we are commited to reducing our waste, conserving resources and educating our community about sustainable living. We recognize the generation of solid waste and the needless waste of resources as global problems and endeavour to take the lead in our community towards environmental sustainability!

Councillor Gustav “Bob” Krause Receives Long-Standing Service Award

The Township of Schreiber would like to congradulate Councillor Gustav "Bob" Krause in receiving the 25 years Long-Standing Service Award  on behalf of the Government of Ontario in recognition of outstanding work in helping to build strong communities in Ontario as presented by the Honourable Bill Mauro, MPP (Thunder Bay—Atikokan), Minister of Municipal Affairs.

[caption id="attachment_3137" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] As Pictured the Honourable Michael Gravelle, MPP (Thunder Bay—Superior North), Minister of Northern Development and Mines (left), Township of Schreiber Councillor Gustav "Bob" Krause (centre) and the Honourable Bill Mauro, MPP (Thunder Bay—Atikokan), Minister of Municipal Affairs (right)[/caption]



Happy Labour Day Weekend — Our Office Is CLOSED Monday September 4, 2017

Happy Labour Day Weekend From The Township of Schreiber! We Hope Everyone Enjoys This Long Weekend!

Our Office Will Be CLOSED For Labour Day on Monday September 4, 2017!

Will Will Re-Open On Tuesday September 5, 2017 With Our Fall/Winter Hours Of Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm!

The Ties That Bind

"The Ties That Bind tells the story of a pivotal period in Canada’s earliest days and the incredible efforts made to keep the railway in Canada. Running tracks through the USA would have been much easier and less expensive but at the cost of our complete independence. Please watch the story in High Definition here.