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Wetaskiwin’s temporary warming shelter is set to open in early December with space for 20 sleeping mats spaced six feet apart.

Operator in place to open Wetaskiwin’s emergency shelter in early December

Community steps up to support those experiencing homelessness

  • Nov 29, 2021
After opening its doors nearly four years ago, the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre has helped over 1,750 children in 87 communities find the courage to deal with difficult, unthinkable circumstances.

Courageous kids in Central Alberta need your support

50/50 cash draw supports Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre

  • Nov 22, 2021
City staff are working with the Winter Shelter Advisory Committee to find a viable solution to the temporary outdoor encampment, before the cold weather arrives.

Wetaskiwin moves closer to securing temporary warming shelter

City staff, volunteers finalizing options before cold weather hits

  • Nov 15, 2021
Established in 1942, No.133 Canadian Army Basic Training Centre in Wetaskiwin included barracks, a large drill hall and parade square, and later a 50-bed hospital and small rec centre.

Remembering when: Second World War training came to Wetaskiwin

Today, the Manluk Centre and Wetaskiwin high school bustle with activity as…

  • Nov 8, 2021
Established in 1942, No.133 Canadian Army Basic Training Centre in Wetaskiwin included barracks, a large drill hall and parade square, and later a 50-bed hospital and small rec centre.
City of Wetaskiwin Council Chambers

Official 2021 City of Wetaskiwin General Municipal Election Results

Wetaskiwin residents, along with many other Albertans, took to the polls on…

  • Oct 25, 2021
City of Wetaskiwin Council Chambers
Shop local, Wetaskiwin

It’s Small Business Week in Wetaskiwin: Shop and Support Local

Small Business Week, Wetaskiwin’s annual celebration of entrepreneurship, highlights local small businesses…

  • Oct 19, 2021
Shop local, Wetaskiwin
Election

Public health protocols and Wetaskiwin’s Municipal Election

The COVID-19 pandemic and the rise of the Delta variant has called…

  • Oct 11, 2021
Election
The City of Wetaskiwin is hosting its free, fall electronics, paint and hazardous waste round-up this Saturday, Oct. 16.

Fall cleaning time: Wetaskiwin rounds up household hazardous waste this Saturday

Electronics, paint and hazardous waste collected for safe recycling

  • Oct 11, 2021
The City of Wetaskiwin is hosting its free, fall electronics, paint and hazardous waste round-up this Saturday, Oct. 16.
Wetaskiwin

Wetaskiwin Municipal Election candidates announced, election day Oct. 18

The federal election may be over, but Wetaskiwin residents have another opportunity…

  • Sep 27, 2021
Wetaskiwin
The City of Wetaskiwin joins CP, the Canadian Pacific Police Service and communities across Canada in marking Rail Safety Week Sept. 20 to 26, a way to remind the community of the potential danger and the need to stay safe.

Stay Safe, Wetaskiwin: Community marks Rail Safety Week

With trains running along tracks across Central Alberta every day, it’s easy…

  • Sep 20, 2021
The City of Wetaskiwin joins CP, the Canadian Pacific Police Service and communities across Canada in marking Rail Safety Week Sept. 20 to 26, a way to remind the community of the potential danger and the need to stay safe.
William Poggemiller

New name, same team! Local pharmacy changes colours

Starting Sep.21, Rimbey Drug Mart will be under the banner of Guardian Pharmacies

  • Sep 13, 2021
William Poggemiller
Under the new provincial mask mandate, masks will be required in public areas, such as in the reception area of the Manluk Centre. Masks are not required while in the pool, fitness areas, or changing rooms.

What does the provincial mask mandate look like in Wetaskiwin?

The Alberta Government announced the resurrection of the provincial mask mandate last…

  • Sep 13, 2021
Under the new provincial mask mandate, masks will be required in public areas, such as in the reception area of the Manluk Centre. Masks are not required while in the pool, fitness areas, or changing rooms.
If you’re interested in putting your name forward, either as a mayoral or councillor candidate, the deadline to do so for this next term is Sept. 20.

Give back to your community by running for office

Sept. 20 deadline nears for Wetaskiwin mayor, councillor nominations

  • Sep 6, 2021
If you’re interested in putting your name forward, either as a mayoral or councillor candidate, the deadline to do so for this next term is Sept. 20.
The Guiding Coalition of Homelessness is currently looking for organizations interested in operating a warming shelter for Wetaskiwin.

Call issued for potential winter warming shelter operators

Community comes together to build resources + connections for vulnerable population

  • Sep 6, 2021
The Guiding Coalition of Homelessness is currently looking for organizations interested in operating a warming shelter for Wetaskiwin.
Communities in Bloom celebrates not just beautiful gardens, but also historic buildings and community involvement. Judges visited City Hall and other rejuvenated spaces while giving a “Friend Evaluation” of Wetaskiwin.

Cultivating community with a BOUQUET of beautiful gardens!

Wetaskiwin has blossomed in the last few years, thanks to hard work…

  • Aug 30, 2021
Communities in Bloom celebrates not just beautiful gardens, but also historic buildings and community involvement. Judges visited City Hall and other rejuvenated spaces while giving a “Friend Evaluation” of Wetaskiwin.
Wetaskiwin City Council agreed that a winter shelter could be created on City property, should an appropriate property be identified.

Community reviewing options for winter shelter site

The City of Wetaskiwin is working with local social service organizations to…

  • Aug 23, 2021
Wetaskiwin City Council agreed that a winter shelter could be created on City property, should an appropriate property be identified.
Revised operating hours will see the Manluk Centre aquatic facilities open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, and from 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on weekdays.

Manluk Centre switches to activity-based scheduling due to lifeguard staffing shortage

The Manluk Centre: Wetaskiwin Regional Aquatics and Fitness recently launched its new…

  • Aug 16, 2021
Revised operating hours will see the Manluk Centre aquatic facilities open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, and from 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on weekdays.
Photo courtesy Wetaskiwin archives

Have your say on the Wetaskiwin Archives and the City’s customer service approach

The City of Wetaskiwin is launching two surveys this month, seeking to…

  • Aug 9, 2021
Photo courtesy Wetaskiwin archives
Encouraging collaboration — both throughout the community and across the region — is a critical component in finding solutions that fit our community. This means coming together to share knowledge and expertise, as well as truly listening to each other.

Community gets on board following City’s update on helping vulnerable humans

On Wednesday evening — July 21 — the City of Wetaskiwin provided…

  • Jul 26, 2021
Encouraging collaboration — both throughout the community and across the region — is a critical component in finding solutions that fit our community. This means coming together to share knowledge and expertise, as well as truly listening to each other.
Career Fair Alberta

5 reasons your career search just got easier

Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to Alberta

  • Jul 26, 2021
Career Fair Alberta