Welcome to Waskatenau


A Message From Council

Council Meeting Minutes

Waskatenau is a clean and friendly community with small town country living style and a close proximately to the "bright city lights". Our village of 280 residents is located about 100 km Northeast of Edmonton where Highways #28 and #831 intersect. The Village's highway location provides direct access North to Fort McMurray, East to Cold Lake Air Base and West to Edmonton.

A strong agricultural base support our major economic strength of retail trade and services. Waskatenau has many amenities of large center, but still has the safety, friendliness and hospitality of a community of caring neighbours. The business community is pleased to offer many services or goods that you may require with additional services within a short fifteen-minute drive.

Qualities such as, low tax rates, clean air and water, affordable housing and vacant residential and commercial lots, safe neighborhoods and low user rates for recreational activities, make our town the ideal community to live in and raise a family. Young families and senior citizens all find plenty of reasons to call Waskatenau home.

Waskatenau is rich in recreation, cultural and entertainment activities. Facilities include an arena-equine center, a community hall, drop-in-center for seniors, a curling rink, skating rink, skateboard park, overnight campground facilities, playgrounds, a nature trail, public library and two fully developed baseball facilities, earning Waskatenau the name "Baseball Capital Of Alberta".

Waskatenau has a fully equipped volunteer Fire Department and school. We are also a short drive to a host of cultural and recreational amenities including numerous Provincial Parks, lakes and rivers.

Waskatenau is very proud of its volunteers and citizens. Civic pride and community involvement is at high level as there are many opportunities for residents and businesses to make a major impact on style and quality of life.

Whether you are a resident, a prospective business or a tourist, the Village of Waskatenau invites you to browse our website and find out more on what we have to offer.

If you are looking for peaceful community with low crime rate, charming scenery, excellent recreational facilities and affordable housing, stop in and visit us in the Village of Waskatenau!


  • The Village Office is open Monday - Thursday from 8:30am to 4:30pm

  • Village Council is elected every four years with Council appointing the Mayoral position.

  • Taxes are due on July 31st of each year

  • Water, sewage & waste service is available through the Village

  • Business licenses are FREE!

  • Building Permits are available through The Inspections Group

  • Waskatenau is a participant in the provincial Communities in Bloom beautification program