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Committee Participation



The Municipal District of Wainwright is looking for a community representative for the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board with the M.D. of Wainwright.  Individuals appointed must be a resident and/or rate payer of the M.D. of Wainwright, Town of Wainwright, Village of Chauvin, Edgerton or Irma and be willing to sit for a one to four year term.  Community members are provided remuneration and expenses for attending committee meetings.

Those interested are asked to submit a letter and/or resume, to the address below, stating reasons why they are interested by September 30th, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.  If you have any questions, please contact the M.D. office at 780-842-4454.

Municipal District of Wainwright No. 61
717 14th Avenue
Wainwright, AB  T9W 1B3

Notice of Nomination Day

Notice is hereby given that Nomination Day is September 20, 2021 and that nominations for the election of candidates for the following offices will be received at the location of the local jurisdiction office set out below within the period beginning on January 1, 2021 and ending at 12:00 Noon local time on Nomination Day.

Each nomination paper must be accompanied by a $100.00 deposit in cash, Certified Cheque, or Money Order.

Office(s) Number of Vacancies Ward or Electoral Division Number
Councillor 1 Division 1
Councillor 1 Division 2
Councillor 1 Division 3
Councillor 1 Division 4
Councillor 1 Division 5
Councillor 1 Division 6
Councillor 1 Division 7

Location (Address) of Local Jurisdiction Office:

M.D. of Wainwright No. 61 Administration Building
717 – 14 Avenue
Wainwright, AB T9W 1B3

Dated at the Town of Wainwright, in the Province of Alberta, this 1st day of September, 2021.

Neil Loonen (Returning Officer)

Bridge Closed near Fayban

The bridge located at Range Road 75 (Fabyan Bridge) has been closed to all traffic. There was an incident that impacted the top structures of the bridge and until a full inspection can be complete the bridge will be closed on recommendation of our engineer.

Welcome to the
M.D. of Wainwright No. 61


For booking and information for Riverdale, please call 780-842-2996

For booking and information for Arm Lake, please call 780-842-4727

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.