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

Winter warm-up hours provided for...

November 19, 2014

Safe Harbour Society, The City of Red Deer and other organizations have worked together to provide a place for individuals experiencing homelessness to warm up during the cold winter months, following the recent closure of Berachah Place.

Temporary warming centre being set up

November 14, 2014

Following the closure of the Berachah Place and the beginning of the cold winter months, The City of Red Deer is working alongside organizations throughout Red Deer to set up a temporary warming place for the homeless population in the community.