Rural Alberta is a great place to work and live. The province's smaller communities like ours offer many advantages, including a slower pace, family-friendly activities and wide-open spaces.

You may already be living in a small community and need a job that allows you to stay there. Or you may be moving to a rural area as a result of your spouse's job or for personal or family reasons.

There are numerous reasons why the Wainwright region should be your number one place to relocate. Here are just some of those reasons, to get you thinking and moving in the right direction.

  • The Wainwright region is a great place to live, work, do business & a great place to raise a family.
  • Residents appreciate the benefits of a quiet rural lifestyle and small town living with modern amenities and convenient access to the big city.
  • Quality of Life. Our communities are friendly and safe; offer excellent job prospects, highly ranked education & progressive health care.
  • Leisure services are considered essential in the Wainwright region. Leisure is not limited to but does include recreational, artistic, cultural, sport, and heritage pursuits. These pursuits have created a strong sense of community for our residents.

Though many think that a Chamber of Commerce exists for business, we take great pride in the fact that our Chamber is very much interested in our residents, as well, below are a few of the service we provide:

  • A complete community information section on our website
  • Regional information packages.
  • Information about services you may need, anything from hooking up your utilities to finding a local physician or dentist. If we do not have the information at hand, we will do some research to get the information you request.
  • Welcome visits to new residents.

Please let us know if we may be of further assistance to you, it would be our please to provide more information or answer any of your questions about the region.

Working in Alberta - A Guide for Internationally Trained and Educated Immigrants.

This book contains information to help an internationally educated and trained immigrant identify realistic work opportunities and make successful employment transitions in Alberta. It will help you:

  • find and use information to research the labour market
  • learn about the requirements of occupations that are governed by law in Alberta
  • research new work opportunities
  • use job search skills and techniques to find work
  • become familiar with the Alberta workplace
  • identify further information and resources.

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