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.

EARN Christmas Luncheon

You are invited to the EARN Christmas Luncheon presented by the Wainwright & District Business Partnership.  This Luncheon is being held on Wednesday, November 30th in the Communiplex Halls. It will run from 11:30am to 1pm with the topic "Survive and Thrive in Today's Business Reality" presented by Evan Weselake.  Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the Town Office. Registration deadline is November 25th.  Please contact Linda at 780.842.3381 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.<mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.> to register.

He is the son of Barbara Mills who was scheduled to give this presentation here in March.  Unfortunately, she had to cancel due to health concerns and has since passed on due to this illness.  Evan is presenting in her memory.  He has over two decades' experience authoring and delivering professional development programs for senior leaders, middle managers and front line supervisors. He has over 14,000 hours as a facilitator and counting. Evan spent a decade as a leader in Retail Marketing and Operations and through consulting work he has been inside numerous industries including Oil & Gas, Academics, Hospitality, Public Service and others.  We hope you will join us at our Christmas Luncheon.

Notice to Ratepayers of the M.D. of Wainwright

The deadline for payment of 2016 property taxes is Wednesday, November 30th, 2016.  Payments mailed must be postmarked no later then November 30th, 2016.  A penalty of 12 percent will be added to all outstanding taxes effective Thursday, December 1st, 2016.  To avoid line-ups, please consider early remittance. Post-dated cheques are accepted, drop-off box located at the administration office at 717 14th Avenue, Wainwright.  Telephone banking, internet and interac available!  Administration office hours are 8:30 AM to 12:00 Noon and 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM Monday thru Friday.

Rural Addressing Completed

The contractor has informed us that all the rural address signs have been installed.  If you have a property that has a residence and does not have an address sign by the driveway, please contact us at 780-842-4454 and ask for Stephen.  We will try and make arrangements to get a sign for your property.  If you find that your sign is not in a good location for snow removal or when mowing grass please contact Stephen at the above number and we can have your sign moved to a better location.

2017 M.D. Calendars are Available

The 2017 M.D. Calendars are in! The calendar features the winning photos from our annual Calendar Photo Contest. Come pick one up before they are all gone!

Notice to M.D. Ratepayers

This notice is to inform all ratepayers in the M.D. of Wainwright in all of Ranges 5 and 6, that Re-Inspection of properties for assessment purposes  in these areas will commence the week of September 12, 2016. In addition, any other properties requiring review throughout the M.D.  of Wainwright will also be Re-Inspected during this time period. This process is being done by the Wainwright Assessment Group and will be  completed by the end of December 2016.

A property tax assessor will be on site and will review your property assessment. In order to achieve uniform and equitable assessment, additional information about your property may be requested.