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Below is a list of City of Red Deer news releases. Contact Communications & Strategic Planning during regular business hours (Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) at 403-342-8147 or

City and CUPE, Local 417 reach agreement

November 13, 2018 4:01 PM

City Council ratified a new three-year collective agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 417, at its November 13, 2018 meeting.

Regional Assessment Review Board is seeking new members

November 1, 2018 10:14 AM

The Central Alberta Regional Assessment Review Board is accepting applications for new members to join the board, which is responsible for issuing decisions on complaints related to property assessments in communities across central Alberta.

Crime statistics released for third quarter of 2018

November 1, 2018 8:48 AM

Red Deer’s crime statistics for the third quarter of 2018 continue to show decreases in property crime totals and persons crimes when compared to the same time period in 2017.

‘Tis Toys for Tickets Time Again

October 31, 2018 2:43 PM

People who get parking tickets between November 1 and 30 can once again pay their ticket with a toy in The City of Red Deer’s Toys for Tickets program.

Council approves pricing structure for cart collection

October 29, 2018 7:44 PM

Residents will be able to customize their blue and black cart collection system to meet their household waste needs and also influence their utility rates, as approved during second and final reading of the Utility Bylaw amendment (3606/2018) tonight.

YMCA to operate the Northside Community Centre

October 29, 2018 5:50 PM

The City and the YMCA of Northern Alberta have successfully negotiated an agreement that will see the YMCA lease and operate the Northside Community Centre.

Search is underway for the next City Manager

October 29, 2018 11:54 AM

“On behalf of the City Manager recruitment team, I’m pleased to share an update on the City Manager recruitment process. At this time, the posting for the City Manager job is now active.

Gas Leak at Bennet Drive and Gaetz Avenue

October 27, 2018 2:07 PM

At 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 27, City of Red Deer crews responded to reports of a potential gas leak at Bennet Drive and Gaetz Avenue. Multiple agencies responded and the leak was contained at approximately 1:25 p.m.

City tests its emergency plan

October 24, 2018 3:53 PM

Some City facilities might be busier than normal when The City puts its emergency plans to the test as part of an emergency response exercise tomorrow, October 25, 2018.

Rough sleeping encampment update

October 23, 2018 4:28 PM

With an increasing number of rough sleeper camps being reported over the last month, The City of Red Deer is focusing heavily on cleanup efforts across the city.

City takes action to help residents during postal strike

October 22, 2018 3:57 PM

With the news that a Canada Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has started rotating strikes today, The City of Red Deer has taken steps to minimize the impact of the postal disruption on its customers.