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

Green Cart pilot program will green...

April 20, 2015

Approximately 2,000 households will receive a Green Cart this week to mark the launch of a two-year pilot program designed to reduce residential waste ending up at the landfill.

Census workers go door to door after...

April 20, 2015

City census workers will start knocking on doors today, after the online census wrapped up with 41.65 per cent of households in Red Deer using the online tool.

Dawe Centre pools closed for annual...

April 17, 2015

The G.H. Dawe Community Centre Water Park is closed for annual maintenance. It will reopen to the public on Saturday, April 25 for Public Swim at noon.