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Drinking water safety a priority in Wetaskiwin

Drinking water safety a priority in Wetaskiwin

Lead water service pipe replacement program continues, City shoulders 60 per cent of cost

  • Nov 11, 2019
A team from the Red Deer Advocate participated in the inaugural abc Country Restaurant Gingerbread House Competition in 2018, designing a castle with homemade icing. The restaurant is currently registering teams for its second annual competition, which will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019.

Red Deer restaurant hosts second annual Gingerbread House Competition

Registration is still open for the Nov. 27 fundraiser event

  • Nov 4, 2019
Three budget open houses on Nov. 6 and 8 will let citizens provide feedback on the 2020 proposed budget.

Police, fire and public works top budget priorities for Wetaskiwin residents

More chances to weigh in Nov. 6 and 8

  • Oct 28, 2019
Wetaskiwin Mall is working with local stores, shoppers and the Boys & Girls Club for the third annual Warm Hearts Coat Drive, to ensure families have the clothes they need to brave the winter cold.

Annual coat campaign warms Wetaskiwin hearts

Mall hosts third Warm Hearts Winter Coat Drive through Nov. 14

  • Oct 21, 2019
Wetaskiwin Mall is working with local stores, shoppers and the Boys & Girls Club for the third annual Warm Hearts Coat Drive, to ensure families have the clothes they need to brave the winter cold.
Wetaskiwin City Council invites residents to three budget open houses planned for early November as a continuation of City Council’s public budget consultation.

Budget 2020: Have your say

Public consultation sessions set for Wetskiwin’s 2020-2022 budget

  • Oct 14, 2019
Wetaskiwin City Council invites residents to three budget open houses planned for early November as a continuation of City Council’s public budget consultation.
How would you like the City of Wetaskiwin to spend its money in the coming year? The City’s new Citizen Budget Tool allows you to share your thoughts on how tax dollars should be spent.

Have your say on City spending with new online tool

City of Wetaskiwin launches online citizen budget tool

  • Sep 16, 2019
How would you like the City of Wetaskiwin to spend its money in the coming year? The City’s new Citizen Budget Tool allows you to share your thoughts on how tax dollars should be spent.
Recognizing the positive impact community events and initiatives can have, the City of Wetaskiwin accepts applications for grants that benefit the community. The deadline for 2020 grant applications is Oct. 1.

Community Funding Requests for 2020 Now Being Accepted

Deadline to apply for 2020 grants-in-aid coming up Oct. 19

  • Sep 9, 2019
Recognizing the positive impact community events and initiatives can have, the City of Wetaskiwin accepts applications for grants that benefit the community. The deadline for 2020 grant applications is Oct. 1.
The photo above illustrates what the Peace Cairn will look like once it reaches its final resting place.

Peace Cairn to be moved to final resting place

Wetaskiwin’s beloved Peace Cairn will soon be moved to its final resting…

  • Aug 26, 2019
The photo above illustrates what the Peace Cairn will look like once it reaches its final resting place.
Fun, games and the Boys Girls Club highlight Back-to-School Party

Fun, games and the Boys Girls Club highlight Back-to-School Party

Visit the Wetaskiwin Mall Aug. 24 and greet the school year in style!

  • Aug 12, 2019
Fun, games and the Boys Girls Club highlight Back-to-School Party
Each month, Wetaskiwin’s Citizen of the Month Award recognizes a local individual who has offered significant contributions to the community, like Adrian Melford Richardson, here receiving his award from Mayor Tyler Gandam.

Giving thanks: Honouring those who build community

Wetaskiwin’s Citizen of the Month Award recognizes locals making a difference

  • Aug 12, 2019
Each month, Wetaskiwin’s Citizen of the Month Award recognizes a local individual who has offered significant contributions to the community, like Adrian Melford Richardson, here receiving his award from Mayor Tyler Gandam.
SCAN Program Targets Problem Properties

SCAN Program Targets Problem Properties

Are you concerned that a property in your community might be being…

  • Aug 5, 2019
SCAN Program Targets Problem Properties
Chief-in-council Tom McDonald, left, of the Aseniwuche Winewak Nation and John Campbell of Finishing Touch Builders hold a recognition plaque listing the groups that played a role in the renovation and energy efficiency projects undertaken by the AWN in Grande Cache. The celebration was held in conjunction with National Indigenous Peoples Day.

Creating energy efficiencies takes teamwork

FT Builders’ expertise can help you save money and make your building more comfortable

  • Jul 22, 2019
Chief-in-council Tom McDonald, left, of the Aseniwuche Winewak Nation and John Campbell of Finishing Touch Builders hold a recognition plaque listing the groups that played a role in the renovation and energy efficiency projects undertaken by the AWN in Grande Cache. The celebration was held in conjunction with National Indigenous Peoples Day.
Planning to run for Wetaskiwin City Council? Nomination deadline is July 31

Planning to run for Wetaskiwin City Council? Nomination deadline is July 31

The City of Wetaskiwin will fill two vacant councillor positions through the…

  • Jul 22, 2019
Planning to run for Wetaskiwin City Council? Nomination deadline is July 31
The City of Wetaskiwin needs to update its current wastewater treatment facility by 2023 to align with current federal and provincial government regulations.

Wetaskiwin moves forward on required wastewater treatment upgrades

City plans for one-third share of upgrade costs

  • Jul 15, 2019
The City of Wetaskiwin needs to update its current wastewater treatment facility by 2023 to align with current federal and provincial government regulations.
Wetaskiwin hosts a ‘Make it, bake it, grow it’ Christmas in July

Wetaskiwin hosts a ‘Make it, bake it, grow it’ Christmas in July

Meet your farmers’ market regulars, plus some exciting new vendors July 26

  • Jul 15, 2019
Wetaskiwin hosts a ‘Make it, bake it, grow it’ Christmas in July
The City of Wetaskiwin’s ban of single-use plastic checkout bags takes effect Tuesday, July 9. Thanks to a $15,000 donation from the John Maude and Susan Quinn Charitable Foundation, free reusable bags will be available to pick up from 2 to 3 p.m on July 9 – look for a table set up at your local grocery store!

Pick up your reusable shopping bag today!

Wetaskiwin’s single-use plastic bag ban in effect July 9

  • Jul 8, 2019
The City of Wetaskiwin’s ban of single-use plastic checkout bags takes effect Tuesday, July 9. Thanks to a $15,000 donation from the John Maude and Susan Quinn Charitable Foundation, free reusable bags will be available to pick up from 2 to 3 p.m on July 9 – look for a table set up at your local grocery store!
RVezy.com has been serving RV owners and travellers since August 2016.

Canada’s AirBnB for RV rentals is here!

Canada’s RVezy (Airbnb for RVs) empowers Albertans to make thousands per year renting out their RVs

  • Jun 24, 2019
RVezy.com has been serving RV owners and travellers since August 2016.
The Wetaskiwin Mall’s End of School Bash June 28 includes a host of activities, including indoor carnival games, crafts, face-painting and prizes – free for all ages.

Celebrate summer with End of School Bash!

Games, activities and giveaways are all in store June 28 at Wetaskiwin Mall

  • Jun 10, 2019
The Wetaskiwin Mall’s End of School Bash June 28 includes a host of activities, including indoor carnival games, crafts, face-painting and prizes – free for all ages.
Group ensures kids enjoy fun, active play year-round!

Group ensures kids enjoy fun, active play year-round!

Indoor play keeps families busy even in bad weather

  • May 13, 2019
Group ensures kids enjoy fun, active play year-round!
Buy a Paw, Save a Life this April

Buy a Paw, Save a Life this April

Wetaskiwin’s Pet Valu aims to double its donations to support 2 local organizations

  • Apr 8, 2019
Buy a Paw, Save a Life this April