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.
There are six (6) active cases of COVID-19 in the M.D. of Wainwright.
Please continue to follow Alberta’s public health measures. Details can be found at: https://www.alberta.ca/enhanced-public-health-measures.aspx
Please note that the distribution of the daily COVID-19 numbers via this website and public messaging will be suspended from December 24-28 (inclusive) and January 1-3 (inclusive).
Additional mandatory restrictions are now in place. Please see https://www.alberta.ca/enhanced-public-health-measures.aspx for more information.
Because of COVID-19, the M.D. of Wainwright will be streaming our Council meetings on both Facebook and Youtube. Council meetings are held every third Tuesday starting at 9:00 AM. Click on either link below to listen in.
MD of Wainwright – YouTube
Our next scheduled Council meeting is January 19, 2021
AltaLink will be utilizing Township Road 41-2 from RR 2-0 East to RR 1-5 for their powerline construction project and will have this road closed on Thursday January 21, 2021 from 8 am to 5 pm
The Municipal District of Wainwright Agricultural Services Department is looking for input from our rural ratepayers. We are asking you to fill out a quick survey on the M.D. of Wainwrights rural extension programs. Your feedback will help us plan future webinars that will hopefully be a benefit to you and your operation.
If you have any questions you can contact the Assistant Agricultural Fieldman at 780-842-4454.
Click here to take the 7 question survey