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

Today, the City of Red Deer will file...

September 29, 2014

Today, the City of Red Deer will file an application for review and variances to the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) decision regarding the Red Deer Area Transmission Development project.

Alberta Green Energy Doors open ...

September 29, 2014

The doors have been thrown wide open in Red Deer to residents interested in learning more about local innovation in decentralized energy – energy produced close to where it is used – with the first Alberta Green Energy Doors on Saturday, October 4.

Residents took to transit, trails on...

September 29, 2014

More Red Deerians took the bus on Monday, September 22, and other residents pledged to walk, take their bikes, or carpool to work for the commuter challenge on World Car Free Day.