News Room

August 22 is now officially Red Deer is Ready Day

August 18, 2014 11:06 AM

Today, Mayor Tara Veer officially proclaimed August 22 as Red Deer is Ready Day to mark the day the Canada Games Evaluation Committee tours Red Deer and we host the Red Deer is Ready Rally for the community.

First Reading of bylaw amendment for Riverview Park

August 14, 2014 4:31 PM

Next week, Red Deer City Council will consider a First Reading of a road closure and land use bylaw amendment pertaining to the area formerly known as Riverview Park which is now part of the Westlake neighbourhood.

Traffic disruptions at 19 Street intersections

August 14, 2014 4:25 PM

Crews will doing road resurfacing this weekend at the intersections of 19 Street at 40 Avenue and 19 Street at Gaetz Avenue. Motorists are recommended to use alternate routes while crews work, as major delays are expected. See below for full details.

Power poles undergo annual inspection

August 12, 2014 9:41 AM

Residents will see crews inspecting some power poles starting this week as part of Electric Light & Power’s ongoing annual inspection and maintenance program.

2014 Taxi license plate draw

August 8, 2014 11:23 AM

The increase in Red Deer’s population means one more taxi license will be available this year.

Roads close to make way for Tour of Alberta cyclists

August 1, 2014 3:35 PM

More than 100 cyclists will make their way through Red Deer on September 4, with The City temporarily closing a number of roads when it once again hosts the Tour of Alberta - one of Canada’s largest professional cycling races.

Crime statistics released

July 28, 2014 12:04 PM

Overall crime in Red Deer decreased slightly in the second quarter of 2014, according to crime statistics released by The City today.

Sensor issue the cause of July 12 outage

July 21, 2014 2:31 PM

Electric Light & Power (EL&P) crews have concluded their investigation into the cause of a major outage that knocked out power to approximately 10,000 customers July 12, 2014, finding a sensor misread shut down the system.

Spaces available on guided War Memorial Tour

July 21, 2014 9:39 AM

Red Deerians are invited to attend the launch of the War Memorials Tour on Thursday, July 24 at 1 p.m. at Veterans’ Park located at 49 Avenue and Ross Street.