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.


Managing Uncertainty in Alberta's Cow Calf Sector
November 1, 2016 - Nanton
November 2, 2016 - Lethbridge
November 3, 2016 - Olds
November 8, 2016 - Vermilion
November 9, 2016 - Evansburg
9 AM Registration
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM Session

  • Market Outlook and your Marketing Options
  • Transition Planning - The Human Aspect
  • Risk Management Perspectives
  • Cost of Production - Do you know yours?
  • 7 drivers to Financial Success
  • What does your Neighbor Think? A Beef producer's perspective

How to Register

All participants are requested to register prior to Wednesday, October 26, 2016. The registration fee is

and includes lunch. Registration for students and young producers (those under 25 years of age) will be

sponsored by the Alberta Beef Producers. $30 (GST included)

To register please call the Ag-Info Centre at 1-800-387-6030.

2017 M.D. Calendars are Available

The 2017 M.D. Calendars are in! The calendar features the winning photos from our annual Calendar Photo Contest. Come pick one up before they are all gone!

Rural Address Update

Rural address signs have been delivered and our contractor has started installing signs.  They started in the South-East corner and will be working their way up to the North-West corner over the new few weeks.  If you have any questions or concerns about the placement of your rural address, please call Stephen at the M.D. of Wainwright administration office at 780-842-4454.

Notice to M.D. Ratepayers

This notice is to inform all ratepayers in the M.D. of Wainwright in all of Ranges 5 and 6, that Re-Inspection of properties for assessment purposes  in these areas will commence the week of September 12, 2016. In addition, any other properties requiring review throughout the M.D.  of Wainwright will also be Re-Inspected during this time period. This process is being done by the Wainwright Assessment Group and will be  completed by the end of December 2016.

A property tax assessor will be on site and will review your property assessment. In order to achieve uniform and equitable assessment, additional information about your property may be requested.

Clean Farms - Obsolete Collection Campaign

Return your unwanted or obsolete pesticides and livestock medication.  You can safely dispose of your unwanted agricultural pesticides and livestock/equine medications from October 3-7, 2016.  Click here to view locations where items can be disposed of free of charge.

Irma Recycling

The M.D. of Wainwright in partnership with the Village of Irma will have a recycling station located at the Irma transfer station.  The transfer site is open to the public Thursday and Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. for recyclable items. Cardboard needs to be collapsed and can be placed in the bins and the remainder of recyclables can be put into the blue bags and placed in the marked bins.