The M.D. of Wainwright is situated in the heart of the agriculture and oil industries and is a major partner with one of Canada’s largest military training bases. This makes the M.D. of Wainwright an area of diverse wealth both socially and economically and allows us to provide our residents with many services and the benefit of low taxes.

In addition, the M.D. of Wainwright offers various historical and recreational attractions for residents and visitors.

The M.D. of Wainwright is a progressive community that is a great place to live, work and raise a family. We are glad to welcome you.

Kid Sport Charity Golf Tournament


The 1st annual KidSport Wainwright Charity Golf Tournament will be held at the Riverdale Golf Course on August 19, 2016.  To register please go to  For more information, contact Scott or Marilyn at 780-842-3381 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  To reserve your campsite please call the Riverdale Minipark at 780-842-2996.

Tournament will be a Texas Scramble format.  Registration closes at 12:00 PM on August 15, 2016.  Shot gun will start at 1:30 pm on August 19, 2016.

4 person team - $160.00

Single - $40.00

Tournament is a 9 hole par 3 and includes steak supper & prizes.

All proceeds help underprivileged children play sports in Wainwright, because we all know sports are more then just playing!

Garbage Bin Fees

As of July 1, 2016 garbage bin fees will be:

Container Size

Monthly Pick-up Every 2nd Week

(July 1, 2016 - Jun 30, 2017)

Per Extra Lift
3 yd Container $36.31/Month + GST $36.31/Month + GST
4 yd Container $38.65/Month + GST $38.65/Month + GST
6 yd Container $41.00/Month + GST $41.00/Month + GST
8 yd Container $43.33/Month + GST $43.33/Month + GST

Fort McMurray Evacuees Welcome at Riverdale

Riverdale Mini-Park is located 16 km North of Wainwright, AB along Highway 41 in the valley close to the Battle River. The campground is offering camping accommodations for those affected by the Fort McMurray Wildfires. Please contact 780-842-4454 for more information on how to reserve a courtesy camping site. Camping sites are full-service (power, water & sewer) or power only. Riverdale has a clubhouse that sells food. There is a laundry and washroom facility open 24/7. Also there is an 18 hole golf course as well as a mini-golf course. The campground officially closes September 30, 2016.

Riverdale Sunday Brunch

The Riverdale Clubhouse is now offering a brunch buffet every Sunday from 9 a.m. to noon.  $10.00 for Adults and $5.00 for kids 6 - 12.

2% Strychnine Available March 29, 2016 to June 28, 2016

The M.D. of Wainwright will be selling 2% liquid strychnine to agricultural producers (farm fuel number or farm license plates only) with a infestation level of 1 RGS hold per four meters of walking, or if a producer has 20% damage in a 100m strip of crop or pasture land.  Strychnine will be available for purchase on Tuesdays between 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM each week starting March 29, 2016 until June 28, 2016.  Purchases after these dates can be made by appointment.  All sales dependent on product availability.

LSC will be distributed from the M.D. of Wainwright Rec. Shop (North side of building) at 2010 - 15 Avenue N. Wainwright, Alberta (located between United Rentals and Wainalta Motors).  For more information please contact the Municipal District of Wainwright at 780-842-4454.