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 conducts homeless count

November 21, 2014

There were 137 people experiencing homelessness in Red Deer, according to a Point in Time (PIT) Homeless Count conducted by The City of Red Deer on October 16, 2014.

Title transfer moves Asooahum Centre...

November 21, 2014

The Red Deer Native Friendship Society (RDNFS) now owns the land earmarked for construction of an Aboriginal cultural centre and housing development, following a transfer of title from The City of Red Deer.

Last chance to own a copy of Red Deer...

November 21, 2014

Popularity of the centennial book penned by Red Deer’s own Michael Dawe prompted a third printing of Red Deer: The Memorable City earlier this year.