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Encyclopedia > Schreiber, Ontario
Schreiber, Ontario
Nickname: "n/a"
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Mayor Madge Richardson
Area  
 - City n/a km²
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 - Water n/a km²
Elevation 0 m - 1,548 m
Population  
 - City (2005) 1,500+
 - Density n/a/km²
Time zone Eastern Standard Time EST (UTC-6)
Postal code: P0T 2S0
Website: Schreiber

Schreiber is a township in the Canadian province of Ontario, with a population of approximately 1,300 people. The township was named after Sir Collingwood Schreiber, a railway engineer. It was founded in the 1880's as a railway town and the C.P.R. is still one of the towns biggest employers. It lies on the northernmost point of Lake Superior. // A nickname is a short, clever, cute, derogatory, or otherwise substitute name for a person or things real name (for example, Bob, Rob, Robby, Robbie, Robi, Bobby, Rab, Bert, Bertie, Butch, Bobbers, Bobert, Beto, Bobadito, and Robban (in Sweden), are all short for Robert). ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... A province is a territorial unit, almost always a country subdivision. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages None Flower White Trillium Tree Eastern White Pine Bird Common Loon Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total... now. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... To help compare different orders of magnitude and geographical regions, we list here areas between 100 km² and 1000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... Basic Definition In geography, the elevation of a geographic location is its height above mean sea level (or some other fixed point). ... The metre, or meter (U.S.), is a measure of length. ... The metre, or meter (U.S.), is a measure of length. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... Central Standard Time ... A Canadian postal code is a string of six characters that form part of a postal address in Canada. ... The term township generally means the district or area associated with a town. ... A province is a territorial unit, almost always a country subdivision. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages None Flower White Trillium Tree Eastern White Pine Bird Common Loon Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total... Sir Collingwood Schreiber (December 14, 1831 – March 23, 1918) was a surveyor, engineer, and civil servant. ... Lake Superior (known as Gichigami in an Ojibwe language), bounded by Ontario and Minnesota to the north and Wisconsin and Michigan in the south, is the largest of North Americas Great Lakes. ...


The mayor of Schreiber is Madge Richardson.


External links

  • Community homepage
  • The Schreiber Diesels Junior A Hockey Club
  • Ontario Plaques - Japanese-Canadian Road Camps
  • Ontario Plaques - Sir Collingwood Schreiber

Coordinates: 48°49′N 87°16′W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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