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

City Council ratifies collective...

July 21, 2014

City Council ratified a new six-year collective agreement with the International Association of Firefighters, Local 1190 at its July 21, 2014 Council meeting.

Sensor issue the cause of July 12 outage

July 21, 2014

Electric Light & Power (EL&P) crews have concluded their investigation into the cause of a major outage that knocked out power to approximately 10,000 customers July 12, 2014, finding a sensor misread shut down the system.

Spaces available on guided War...

July 21, 2014

Red Deerians are invited to attend the launch of the War Memorials Tour on Thursday, July 24 at 1 p.m. at Veterans’ Park located at 49 Avenue and Ross Street.