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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.

In 2016 the M.D. of Wainwright had a population of 4,479 living in 1,459 of its 1,768 total private dwellings, a change of 8.2% from its 2011 population of 4,138. With a land area of 4,156.56 km2 (1,604.86 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.1/km2 (2.8/sq mi) in 2016.


Club Root Survey

Attention producers, the M.D. of Wainwrights Agricultural Service Department will be out completing there annual clubroot survey in the coming weeks. If you have any questions please contact James or Tanis at the M.D. office at 780-842-4454.


Fall Cleanup


RCMP Anti-Theft License Plate Security Screws


How's Your Infrastructure Doing?

Infrastructure is important! After all, a functional infrastructure system is the physical foundation of a healthy, productive, and vibrant community. Without it, our lives would be a lot less convenient and a lot more difficult.

 Municipalities right across Canada are dealing with aging infrastructure like pipes, roads, sidewalks, bridges and buildings. This is true right here in the MD of Wainwright.

See this page for the full article.


Clean Farms Round-Up


2020 Riverdale Bookings

Please be advised that subsequent to September 3rd, 2019, Riverdale Mini-Park will allow new interested campers to book a seasonal campsite for the 2020 camping season.  For further information regarding available campsites, please contact the clubhouse.


Payments can now be made through PaySimply

The M.D. of Wainwright No. 61 is pleased to announce that you can now pay your taxes, utility bill and gravel invoice with your credit card through PaySimply.

We partnered with ATB Financial and through their unique partnership with PaySimply, you can now make payments with your credit card, within minutes.

Highlights include:

  • Secure – PaySimply doesn’t store your payment information
  • Digital alternative to cheques and cash

You can earn points on any rewards credit card and have your taxes pay you back!

To pay your utility or gravel invoice with your credit card please go to

To pay your taxes with your credit card please go to  

CAP Announcment


RMA Post-Secondary Scholarship Program

In recognition of the importance of an educated population to the future well-being of rural communities, the Rural Municipalities of Alberta (RMA) established the RMA Post-Secondary Scholarship Program in 1995. The 2019 application term closes August 31, 2019.

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RMA Post-Secondary Scholership Program

In recognition of the importance of an educated population to the future well-being of rural communities, the Association established the RMA Scholarship Program in 1995.

The RMA Scholarship Program is designed to encourage young rural Albertans to pursue further education, and thereby enhance the ability of these young people to make meaningful contributions to their communities in subsequent years. Through the Scholarship Program, RMA provides funding assistance to five rural students each year (one student in each of the five RMA geographic districts).

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Thanks you Bonnie!


Reeve Barss and Kelly Buchinski present Bonnie Milton a thank you plaque for her 30 years of service. During Bonnie's time with the M.D. she filled many rolls and retired as the Assistant Administrator.  On behalf of all the staff at the M.D. we would like to say thank you for all your hard work and dedication throughout the years.


Strychnine Notice

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