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.

Municipal Public Works Clerk

The M.D. of Wainwright No. 61 invites applications for the temporary full-time position of Municipal Public Works Clerk to cover a maternity leave from August 2015 until September 2016.  Resumes will be accepted until 3:00 PM on July 31st, 2015.

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Fire ban lifted

The fire ban for the M.D. of Wainwright has been lifted, effective July 3, 2015.  Information on fire permits is available on our Fire Permit Information page.

Blue-green Algae Advisory

Please be advised, there is a Blue-green algae advisory for Clear Lake.  For further information please contact Alberta health Services at 780-842-4077.

2015 Calendar Photo Contest

Submissions for the 2015 calendar photo contest are due on August 14, 2015. Selected photos will be published in a 12‐month municipal calendar featuring photos, tips, facts and information on sustainable agriculture and the environment. The 13 photos chosen (the 13TH being the last page and front and back cover) will each be awarded one hundred dollars ($100.00) each. A maximum of 2 winning photos per photographer.  The complete rules for entry can be found here.

Rural Routes Supper - August 7th, 2015

The M.D. of Wainwright is proud to offer an evening full of socializing, food and entertainment to celebrate the Agricultrual Industry within our local municipality. 

M.D. of Wainwright ratepayers are invited to supper followed by the entertainment of comedian Doug Arden, “Canada’s Corporate Funnyman.” 

We will also recognize the rural family recipients for the 100 Year Farm Family awards.  A silver collection will be accepted for the Wainwright and Area Food Bank.  

Register by July 31st to be entered into a draw for a $500 Gift Certificate at a local Agricultural Dealer of the winner’s choice.


Riverdale Hours for July 2015

Club House Hours for July:
Monday to Friday 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Garbage Bin Rates changing July 1, 2015

The pricing for garbage bin pick-up will be changing to the following rates effective July 1, 2015.

Container Size

Monthly Pick-up Every 2nd Week

(July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016)

Per Extra Lift

3 yd Container $35.91/month + GST

$35.91/month + GST

4 yd Container $38.23/month + GST

$38.23/month + GST

6 yd Container $40.55/month + GST

$40.55/month + GST

8 yd Container $42.86/month + GST

$42.86/month + GST

2% Liquid Strychnine Available

2015 Federal Registration of 2% liquid strychnine concentrate is available to agricultural producers with a farm fuel number, or farm license plates only.  Product to be used only on land with economically significant Richardson Ground Squirrel populations.  Infestation levels must be: 1 RGS hold per four meters of walking, or if a producer has 20% damage in a 100m strip of crop or pasture land.

Additional conditions and purchase restriction also apply.  Cost of this product will be $9.00/bottle or $216.00/case.  A restriction of two (2) cases per Order Day is in effect.

Available for purchase on Tuesdays between 1:00 - 3:00 PM each week.  Start May 19, 2015 until June 30, 2015.  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 the building) at 2010 - 15 Avenue N. Wainwright, Alberta.  (Located between Rent World and Wainalta Motors)

For more information, please contact the M.D. of Wainwright at (780) 842-4454.