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town (1991 pop. 4,732), E Alta., Canada, SE of Edmonton and near the Sask. border. It is a trade center and railroad division point for an oil and natural gas area. It has oil refineries, grain elevators, and flour mills. Nearby is a military base.
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The Great Wainwright Challenge will involve 250 people choosing one of the 214 "Wainwright" peaks and walking them between May 14 and 21.
The event has sparked a 50pc increase in membership of the Wainwright Society as more than 150 new members have joined.
Wainwright did the field work for the guides at weekends and brief holidays, and always used public transport.
CANVASSER: Wainwright She married Richard Wainwright in 1948 and the couple settled in Adel in Leeds, from where he launched his political career.
In 1973 Mrs Wainwright accompanied her husband on a fact-finding mission to Guinea Bassau to meet guerrillas fighting Portuguese colonial rule.