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

Traffic Signal Change at 39 Street ...

December 8, 2016

Full traffic signals were installed at the intersection of 39 Street and Ellenwood Drive / Metcalf Avenue and will become operational next week.

Recommended 2017 Operating Budget...

December 8, 2016

With a focus on sustainability for people and services, the recommended 2017 Operating Budget considers the current state of growth, economy and maintaining quality of life for Red Deerians.

City Council approves updated ...

December 5, 2016

An updated Area Redevelopment Plan (ARP) and land use bylaw for the Riverlands neighbourhood in Red Deer’s downtown was approved by City Council today.