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CVD is the world’s leading cause of death, and almost 80 per cent of premature heart and stroke deaths are preventable. Help save the lives of you and your loved ones by learning more about the warning signs and risk factors at notanotherminute.ca.

Albertans have big hearts. Let’s keep them beating.

Cardiovascular disease is the world’s leading cause of deathi, but simple changes can save lives

  • Apr 4, 2022
Two spring programs are here to support businesses in Wetaskiwin.

Building business in Wetaskiwin

Façade Improvement Grant + Digital Economy Program support business and community

  • Mar 28, 2022
Since moving to Wetaskiwin from Edmonton in 1985, the Home hardware Distribution Centre has grown from 460,000 square feet to 716,000 sq.ft. today, says Western Distribution Manager Phil Kohlman.

Home Hardware brings growth home to Wetaskiwin

Distribution centre expansion allows for continued Western Canadian growth

  • Mar 14, 2022
Wetaskiwin Coun. Gabrielle Blatz, left, City Manager Sue Howard, centre, and Coun. Karen Aberle, right, reflect on International Women’s Day, March 8, and this year’s theme, #breakthebias.

Wetaskiwin leaders reflect on significance of International Women’s Day

On March 8, International Women’s Day invites people around the world to…

  • Mar 7, 2022
Wetaskiwin Coun. Gabrielle Blatz, left, City Manager Sue Howard, centre, and Coun. Karen Aberle, right, reflect on International Women’s Day, March 8, and this year’s theme, #breakthebias.
With roots reaching back to 1897, the Wetaskiwin Agricultural Society. works to support improvements in agriculture and the quality of life of those living in the Wetaskiwin area – rural and urban – by developing programs, events, yuth pgrams, scholarships and more.

Local food, local farmers: Saluting Wetaskiwin agriculture

From favourite annual events to farm-based programs, the Ag Society does it all

  • Feb 28, 2022
With roots reaching back to 1897, the Wetaskiwin Agricultural Society. works to support improvements in agriculture and the quality of life of those living in the Wetaskiwin area – rural and urban – by developing programs, events, yuth pgrams, scholarships and more.
A team-wide commitment to producing a quality product has served the Wetaskiwin-based Supreme International well for 70 years. Recognized for its vertical feed mixers for the dairy and cattle industries, over the years the company has also introduced many new products to the North American market.

Wetaskiwin agriculture manufacturer builds global success

Supreme International has driven growth and industry leadership for 70 years

  • Feb 14, 2022
A team-wide commitment to producing a quality product has served the Wetaskiwin-based Supreme International well for 70 years. Recognized for its vertical feed mixers for the dairy and cattle industries, over the years the company has also introduced many new products to the North American market.
The Wetaskiwin Emergency Shelter Advisory Board selected February 20, 2022, as a tentative closure date for the encampment.

Council authorizes closure of encampment due to availability of the 24/7 Emergency Shelter

Last month, Wetaskiwin City Council directed City Administration to work with the…

  • Feb 7, 2022
The Wetaskiwin Emergency Shelter Advisory Board selected February 20, 2022, as a tentative closure date for the encampment.
Allan Halter, Wetaskiwin Co-op general manager, says a key to the Co-op's ongoing success is its willingness to try something new and seek opportunities for growth. City of Wetaskiwin photo

Elephants, whooping cranes and … Wetaskiwin?!

Co-op’s signature feed finding a hungry audience at the Calgary Zoo

  • Jan 31, 2022
Allan Halter, Wetaskiwin Co-op general manager, says a key to the Co-op's ongoing success is its willingness to try something new and seek opportunities for growth. City of Wetaskiwin photo
City of Wetaskiwin’s updated budget consultation plan offers community members a variety of opportunities to be involved in the process from the comfort and safety of their own homes.

Wetaskiwin’s fiscal priorities for 2022: Have Your Say

City’s 2022 budget process begins Jan. 17

  • Jan 17, 2022
City of Wetaskiwin’s updated budget consultation plan offers community members a variety of opportunities to be involved in the process from the comfort and safety of their own homes.
From skating on frozen outdoor rinks to a turn on the local cross-country ski trail, Wetaskiwin offers lots of ways to get active outdoors this winter!

Here’s how – and where – to get active outdoors in Wetaskiwin this winter

Boost your mental and physical health by staying active year-round

  • Jan 10, 2022
From skating on frozen outdoor rinks to a turn on the local cross-country ski trail, Wetaskiwin offers lots of ways to get active outdoors this winter!
A Jan. 24 public hearing will review the two suggested scenarios for Wetaskiwin’s provincially mandated Wastewater Treatment Facility upgrade.

Wastewater treatment facility upgrades are coming: What should they look like?

Jan. 24 public hearing to review two options

  • Dec 20, 2021
A Jan. 24 public hearing will review the two suggested scenarios for Wetaskiwin’s provincially mandated Wastewater Treatment Facility upgrade.
Young fan takes in the energy of the Shaw Charity Classic in 2018. 

The Shaw Charity Classic: A Canadian fundraising success story

The annual community support event continues to grow as one of Canada’s most impactful fundraisers

  • Dec 13, 2021
Young fan takes in the energy of the Shaw Charity Classic in 2018. 
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
Wetaskiwin’s temporary warming shelter is set to open in early December with space for 20 sleeping mats spaced six feet apart.
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
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.
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
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.
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.