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

Cash and energy conscious plug into...

October 21, 2014

Residents lined up to participate in the successful launch of the first Block Heater Timer Program in Red Deer, with 500 of the free devices given away in just hours.

Reduce, reuse, recycle at a Waste...

October 20, 2014

If you’re haunted by the amount of garbage you produce, join us at the second annual Waste Reduction Day Spooktacular this Saturday, October 25 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The City of Red Deer’s Waste Management Facility, at 1709 - 40 Avenue.

IDP amendments receive first...

October 15, 2014

Amendments to the Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP) received first reading from both The City of Red Deer and Red Deer County at their meetings held on October 14 and 7, respectively.