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.

Council Declares State of Agricultural Disaster

On July 31st, 2015 council held a special meeting declaring a state of agricultural disaster for the Municipal District of Wainwright No. 61.  The minutes of the meeting have been posted in the Council Meeting Minutes.  The Star News posted an article on their website


AAAF Memorial Bursary 

The Association of Alberta Agricultural Fieldman, as an ongoing tribute to past, present and future AAAF members, and in the spirit of continuing education valued by our Association, created the AAAF Memorial Bursary.

The Bursary is intended for student continuing their education at a College or University.  Students must be enrolled in an agricultural or environmental science program.  One $500 bursary is available to a student that resides in the Northeast AAAF Region.  Deadline for the NE AAAF Bursary application submission is September 15, 2015

For more information and to acquire an application form please contact James Schwindt, Agricultural Fieldman (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), Tanis Ponath, Assistant Agricultural Fieldman (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), or you can reach us at the Municipal District of Wainwright Office (780) 842-4454.  You can also contact you nearest Northeast Region Agricultural Fieldman or go to the website at

Application forms can be downloaded here.


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.

Riverdale Hours for August 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