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

Anders fire sustains $20,000 in damages

October 23, 2014

The cause of a house fire at 33 Allsop Drive in Anders yesterday remains undetermined, but fire officials say it started in a wooden planter box.

House fire in Anders

October 22, 2014

Emergency Services responded to a house fire at 33 Allsop Drive this evening, after a passerby called in the incident.

Statement from Mayor Tara Veer on the...

October 22, 2014

“On behalf of Red Deerians, my thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and fellow Canadians affected by the shootings on Parliament Hill and at the National War Memorial in Ottawa,” said Mayor Tara Veer.