Doing Business

Business Opportunities

Wainwright is always open for business! We recognize that as entrepreneurs or corporate executives, you appreciate the balance between

quality of life and economic factors as important measures of corporate performance in your “bottom line”. It makes both dollars and sense to locate or expand your business operations in the Town of Wainwright. The Town is the major retail and service center in the east central region serving an extended area of approximately 50,000.

Based on a 2021 community survey, the below businesses were stated as being needed in the Town of Wainwright:

Breakfast restaurant Craft/Hobby Arby's
Men's wear Starbucks/Coffee Shop Women's clothing
Healthy fast-food restaurants Art gallery/supplies Book store
Electronics/Gaming Wendy's Wok Box
Kid's clothing store Peavey Mart Taco Bell
Bakery/COBS Bread M & M Food Market Dollarama
Activity/Sports Health food store Dollar Tree
    Giant Tiger

If interested in starting a business in Wainwright, please contact: Carley Herbert, Economic Development Officer at (780) 842-3381 or

We invite you to explore this website and view our Available Commercial Properties Interactive map

Please also view our view our Relocation & Investment Guide, Lifestyle Profile and Community Profile for information pertinent to making your next business decision.

Below are procurement opportunities with Garrison Wainwright (Base Business Opportunities) as well as other local businesses and a list of new businesses to our community.

Garrison Wainwright/Local Opportunities 

Numerous business opportunities are available in order to satisfy local business and Canadian Forces Base Wainwright’s procurement needs.

The Alberta Purchasing Connection (APC) is a free tool that lets public and private sector users manage, advertise, distribute, and download public purchasing opportunities for goods, services, and construction in Alberta. With APC, purchasers advertise opportunities for tender and vendors find opportunities to sell their products or services. is a Government of Canada procurement site

Search MERX every day and discover why your company should join the tens of thousands of organizations that use MERX to help grow their business. Find the right opportunities from the thousands that are listed daily on MERX from government organizations across Canada. Bid on an opportunity or find a new partner for your business.

COOLNet Alberta is the leading provider of project tender opportunities for the commercial construction industry.

Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) – the program is looking for solutions to support the development of defence and security capabilities.

Government Electronic Directory Service –  provides a directory of public servants across Canada.

Proactive Disclosure Canada – search government contracts


We have a thriving business community and continue to aim for growth and expansion. We would like to welcome all new businesses to our community and thank them for choosing Wainwright.

In Town Commercial Home Based
1908 BBQ CK Hair and Beauty
2304662 Alberta Ltd. Cabe Electrics
Barit Oilfield Services Ltd. Collects Canada
Barker's Pet Supply Destinee Flair
Beauty by Mckenna Hammer Down Renovation Ltd.
Beauty Revolution Hana's Hounds
Big Dawgz Bow Zone Kelly Landry
Brothers HDD Inc. Loigie Dialde
Circle K Lone Wolf Cabs
Denwood Pharmacy MJS Shop
EDO Japan Steven's Yard Care
Elements Psychological Services White Pebble Cleaning Services Inc.
Eyes in Town Wild Wood Designs
FTR Golf Canada Inc. Wright for you
Groomer Has It Lone Wolf Cabs
Infinity Storage Ltd. Out of Town
Jeb's Joint Arnies Stucco Ltd.
Journey Within Arrow Security Service
LAK Buffet House Inc. FirstOnSite Restoration Ltd.
Morales Mexican Grill Mountain Touch Cleaning
North Star Trading One Paving Services Ltd.
Sharptail Inspections Swainson Taber Corn Sales
The Pawsitive Pet Groomer  
Triple D Rival Customs Ltd.  
Wainwright Cannabis  
Wainwright Pharmacy  

(Based on 2021 New Business License Applications – updated August 24, 2021)

We invite you to explore this website for information pertinent to making your next business decision. If you require other information or have any questions please contact the Town of Wainwright, Email: