History

Red Deer Archives, DA270; Harvesting on Bower Farm, ca. 1912

History of Red Deer

Red Deer’s history goes back over 100 years. Check out the history exhibits including photographs and old documents or learn some new facts and trivia about Red Deer.

Red Deer Archives, P4706; Members of the Balmoral Women's Institute at a wedding shower, 1945

Archives

Acquires, preserves and makes available to the public both municipal and community records. Come explore our collections.

Original City Hall and Fire Hall 1912

Heritage

Promoting and supporting heritage and culture defines us as a community, promotes a sense of belonging and allows us to recognize and celebrate the lives and achievements of former and current citizens.

City Council photo - 1967-1968

Past Mayors and Councillors

This section highlights the past and present Mayors and Councillors of the Town of Red Deer (1901 to 1913) and The City of Red Deer (1913 to present).

News & Notices

Red Deer supports the evacuees from the

May 5, 2016

Starting today, Red Deer Transit fares and admission to City recreation centres will be free for Fort McMurray and area evacuees. Lions Campground is also offering free camping for those who had to evacuate their homes as a result of the wildfires.

Fostering Diverse Communities ...

May 5, 2016

Breaking down stereotypes, exploring gender identity, and welcoming newcomers are just a few of the topics on the agenda at The City of Red Deer’s Fostering Diverse Communities Conference next Thursday and Friday, May 12 and 13.

City prepared to support our neighbours

May 3, 2016

The City of Red Deer is mobilized and ready to provide any support that is needed to The City of Fort McMurray as they battle fires that are burning in and around the city tonight.