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Canada Post – Terrace Bay

Francine Richards
9A Simcoe Plaza, Terrace Bay, Ontario, P0T 2W0
T: (807) 825-3701
F: (807) 825-3283
W: Canada Post


Monday to Friday – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturdays: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

We are a post office with stamp sales, courier service, Express Post and more. Mail must by in by 4:30 pm in order to be sent out the same day.


Service Ontario – Terrace Bay

Karen Mikkola
1004 Highway 17, Terrace Bay, Ontario P0T 2W0
T: (807) 825-2765
F: (807) 825-2543
Monday to Friday – 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Closed on Statutory Holidays
Services available at this location are bilingual and include:
  • Fishing and hunting licences
  • Big game draw applications
  • Health Cards
  • Birth, marriage and death certificate application submissions
  • Government publications
  • Commissioner of oaths
  • Access to government contact centre
  • Landlord/tenant dispute applications
  • Finance tax drop box to pay Employer Health Tax, Corporations Tax and Retail Sales Tax
  • Employment standards applications
  • General information & referral for all government programs (including federal and municipal). Public computers and staff guidance are also available to access online services such as birth, death and marriage certificates, business registrations and name searches and lien searches and inquiries.

For programs specific to seniors, please visit Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat.


Service Canada – Terrace Bay Scheduled Outreach Site

Terrace Bay Community Centre
1 Selkirk Avenue, Terrace Bay, Ontario P0T 2W0
TF: 1 (800) 206-7218
W: Terrace Bay Scheduled Outreach Site
Every 3 months on the third week of the month (March, June, September and December), please check Service Canada for exact dates
Wednesday from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Thursday from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm
Do you need help filling out your Employment Insurance application? Or your application for Income Security benefits? Are you looking for information on the Government of Canada’s programs and services? The Terrace Bay Scheduled Outreach site visits are quarterly on the third Wednesday and Thursday of the month. No appointments necessary.
Note: This location does not accept mail.


Ontario Works

Schreiber Municipal Office
204 Alberta St., Room #137, Schreiber, Ontario P0T 2S0
T: (807) 824-1369
TF: 1 (888) 393-8953
F: (807) 824-1372
W: Ontario Works


Monday to Friday – 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (closed between 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm)

Ontario Works helps people who are in financial need. It offers two types of assistance:

  • Financial assistance, including:
      • income support to help with the costs of basic needs, like food, clothing and shelter
      • health benefits for clients and their families
  • Employment assistance to help clients find, prepare for and keep a job. This assistance may include:
      • workshops on resume writing and interviewing
      • job counselling
      • job-specific training
      • access to basic education, so clients can finish high school or improve their language skills


Ministry of Northern Development, Mines – Terrace Bay

Anne-Marie Bourgeault, Northern Development Officer
P.O. Box 280, 1004 Highway 17, Terrace Bay, Ontario P0T 2W0
T: (807) 825-1364
F: (807) 825-3400


Monday to Friday – 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

The Ministry of Northern Development Mines (MNDM) is responsible for assisting economic development in the Northern Ontario region from Pays Plat First Nations to Manitouwadge. MNDM supports the mineral industry by providing it with valuable information about the province’s geology. It also delivers and administers Ontario’s Mining Act to improve the investment climate for mineral development. We are located in the MNR building on Highway 17.


Ministry of Natural Resources – Terrace Bay

Diane Magee
P.O. Box 280, 1001 Highway 17, Terrace Bay, Ontario P0T 2W0
T: (807) 825-3205
F: (807) 825-3400


Monday to Friday – 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

In partnership with you, the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) manages and protects Ontario’s natural resources for wise use across the province. Together we all contribute to the environmental, social and economic well-being of Ontario. Our combined efforts work toward meeting today’s needs and at the same time ensuring that natural resources will be available for future generations.