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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

 

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City of Wetaskiwin Council Municipal Election candidates

City of Wetaskiwin council candidates present why they should get your vote on Oct. 18, 2021.

  • Oct 14, 2021

 

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Public health protocols and Wetaskiwin’s Municipal Election

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

  • Oct 11, 2021

 

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.
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Wetaskiwin Municipal Election candidates announced, election day Oct. 18

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

  • Sep 27, 2021
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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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
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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.
The City of Wetaskiwin is inviting interested local and regional community partners and agencies to the table to join in working toward solutions for shared community safety and wellbeing issues.

Wetaskiwin pursues regional safety and wellbeing approach

If COVID has taught us anything, it is the wisdom of working…

  • Jul 20, 2021
The City of Wetaskiwin is inviting interested local and regional community partners and agencies to the table to join in working toward solutions for shared community safety and wellbeing issues.
On July 13, Wetaskiwin City Hall and the Public Works office re-opened to the public.

City of Wetaskiwin 2021 property taxes due June 30

The deadline for City of Wetaskiwin residents to pay their 2021 property…

  • Jun 28, 2021
On July 13, Wetaskiwin City Hall and the Public Works office re-opened to the public.
Show your community spirit and creativity: the City of Wetaskiwin’s second annual Canada Day Decorating Contest is back!

Colour your community beautiful for Canada Day!

It’s time to fly your flags and festoon your homes and businesses…

  • Jun 21, 2021
Show your community spirit and creativity: the City of Wetaskiwin’s second annual Canada Day Decorating Contest is back!
As of Monday, June 14, public swimming, aquafit and fitness classes are all welcoming participants again, with the schedule available through July 4.

Manluk Centre is open! Pool and fitness centre welcome patrons

The day that many in Wetaskiwin have been waiting for has finally…

  • Jun 14, 2021
As of Monday, June 14, public swimming, aquafit and fitness classes are all welcoming participants again, with the schedule available through July 4.
June is Recreation and Parks Month, a great time to get out and explore with the City of Wetaskiwin Recreation Department Scavenger Hunt!

Join the hunt for local parks this June: Explore, discover + enter to win!

Manluk Centre celebrates ‘June is Recreation and Parks Month’

  • Jun 7, 2021
June is Recreation and Parks Month, a great time to get out and explore with the City of Wetaskiwin Recreation Department Scavenger Hunt!