WAINWRIGHT BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES VIA MERX.COM AND BUYANDSELL.GC.CA
In order to assist local business in gaining information on business opportunities at Wainwright Garrison and other local areas, the Wainwright Economic Development Office will periodically send out business opportunities featured on merx.com and buyandsell.gc.ca that pertain particularly to Wainwright and area. These are systems used by the Government for procurement of goods and services over $25,000.
Meet with a small business development specialist to evaluate your business ideas. FREE for Town and M.D. of Wainwright entrepreneurs. Book by contacting Linda at the Town Office at 780.842.3381 or receptionist@wainwright.ca
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT FUND
The Town of Wainwright offers funding to community groups or organizations providing an event or activity that will encourage positive economic activity in the community. Grants and sponsorships are awarded based on applications submitted which meet the criteria of promoting local economic activity.
The wainwrightjobs.ca employment website is designed to connect employers with the best workforce talent available and help job seekers and volunteers to find rewarding opportunities in the Wainwright region. It is FREE to use.

For more information, please view the FAQ's or Contact Us sections on the wainwrightjobs.ca site .
GET TO KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOURS
The Wainwright Welcoming Community is encouraging residents to get to know their neighbors this summer. They are having a Meet the Neighbors Bingo contest as well as encouraging residents to have a front yard BBQ on Friday, August 24th .
OH&S WEBINARS
New interactive webinars are available that will provide an overview of the upcoming changes to Alberta's OHS Act that comes into effect June 1, 2018.

ALBERTA GOVERNMENT STATISTICS, PUBLICATIONS AND HIGHLIGHTS
The unemployment rate for April in the area is 4.0%. For more details visit Monthly Labour Force Statistics .

The next Labour Force Survey release date is June 8, 2018.