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

Environmental Services customer ...

June 27, 2016

Red Deerians are being asked to provide their input on how well services such as water, waste, sewer and environmental sustainability programs are being delivered as part of the Annual Environmental Services Customer Satisfaction Survey.

The City of Red Deer earns diversity...

June 27, 2016

The City of Red Deer has been recognized for its efforts in creating a more welcoming and inclusive organization and community as one of the recipients of Diversity Magazine’s inaugural Diversity Awards.

2016 property taxes due Thursday

June 27, 2016

Don’t forget to pay your property taxes by Thursday to avoid penalties. Thursday, June 30 is the deadline to pay 2016 City of Red Deer property taxes.