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.

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Division 3 Contact Information

Please take notice that the M.D. of Wainwright has decided to defer the election of the vacant Councillor position in Division 3 to the next General Municipal Election scheduled for the fall of 2017 instead of holding a by-election in the interim.

In the meantime, ratepayers and residents of Division 3 with issues or concerns involving roads, weeds, drainage, pests and other concerns may contact the following:

M.D. Administration Office - 780-842-4454

Reeve Bob Barss - 780-842-7309

Deputy Reeve Ted Wilkinson - 780-806-0315

Toad Flax Tour

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Rural Routes Supper

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Annual Rural Routes Supper

The M.D. of Wainwright is proud to offer an evening full of socializing, food and entertainment to celebrate the Agricultural Industry within our local municipality! M.D. of Wainwright ratepayers are invited to supper followed by the entertainment of comedian and magician Perry James on August 11th, 2017 at the Elks Hall in Wainwright.

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 August 4th to be entered into a draw for a $500 Gift Certificate at a local Agricultural Dealer of the winner’s choice.

Registration by August 4th is required by everyone attending.  Call the M.D. Office at 780-842-4454 to register, as available space is limited.

Wainwright Reginal Landfill - Employment Opportunity

Employment Opportunity

The Wainwright Regional Landfill is looking for a motivated team player to fill the position of Seasonal Equipment Operator. Successful applicants should have experience operating a Cat and Front-end Loader.  Additional experience running a Bobcat would also be considered an asset.  The successful candidate will be required to run additional equipment and will have additional duties related to the landfill operation. 

Contact James Schwindt at 780-842-0212 if you have questions regarding this position.

Please email or deliver your resume stating qualifications, experience and references to one of the following locations:

Email: James Schwindt - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


M.D. of Wainwright                          Or                    Town of Wainwright

717 – 14 Avenue                                                     1018 – 2 Avenue

Wainwright, AB  T9W 1B3                                      Wainwright, AB  T9W 1R1

ATTN:  James Schwindt;                                    ATTN:  Kathy Franklin,                 

Landfill: Supervisor                                             Landfill: Secretary Treasurer

Please deliver resumes in an envelope marked

 “Wainwright Regional Landfill – Seasonal Equipment Operator”

This position requires that the candidate start as soon as possible.

However, will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

 Only those requested for interviews will be contacted.

Calendar Contest

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Road Closure Update

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The M.D. of Wainwright has re-opened the 4 miles West of highway 897 on Twp Rd. 454. 

The 1 mile of construction road on TWP 464 between RR 55 and 60 is still closed.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Fabyan Bridge Work

The M.D. of Wainwright has been notified that an Alberta Transportation contractor will begin work on the Fabyan bridge on Highway 14.  Limited lane passage may be in affect for the next number of weeks.  Effective May 5th to the end of July, only ONE lane will be open on the bridge.  Please make alternate arrangements if this will affect your travel on Highway 14.  Effective May 5th, no wide loads are allowed for the duration of construction.  Loads wider than 3.5 meters must use alternative routes.  This includes farm equipment, no exceptions.

Information about Alberta's Agricultural Service Boards

The Agricultural Service Board Grant Program promotes long-term sustainability of agriculture industry and rural communities and the development and delivery of environmental extension programming. ASBs are responsible for implementing and enforcing legislative requirements under the Agricultural Service Board Act, the Weed Control Act (WCA), the Agricultural Pests Act (APA), the Soil Conservation Act (SCA) and assist with the control of animal disease under the Animal Health Act (AHA). Full document can be download here.