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City conducts homeless count

November 21, 2014 11:10 AM

There were 137 people experiencing homelessness in Red Deer, according to a Point in Time (PIT) Homeless Count conducted by The City of Red Deer on October 16, 2014.

Title transfer moves Asooahum Centre toward development

November 21, 2014 8:49 AM

The Red Deer Native Friendship Society (RDNFS) now owns the land earmarked for construction of an Aboriginal cultural centre and housing development, following a transfer of title from The City of Red Deer.

Winter warm-up hours provided for city’s vulnerable

November 19, 2014 3:26 PM

Safe Harbour Society, The City of Red Deer and other organizations have worked together to provide a place for individuals experiencing homelessness to warm up during the cold winter months, following the recent closure of Berachah Place.

Temporary warming centre being set up

November 14, 2014 4:42 PM

Following the closure of the Berachah Place and the beginning of the cold winter months, The City of Red Deer is working alongside organizations throughout Red Deer to set up a temporary warming place for the homeless population in the community.

Lights out at LED Christmas light exchange

November 12, 2014 11:44 AM

The last of the free supply of LED Christmas lights have been given away at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre, as part of the last year of the Christmas Light Exchange Program.

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week

November 4, 2014 3:32 PM

Red Deerians are reminded to check their carbon monoxide detectors – or to buy one – to mark Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week.

Pay for your parking ticket with a toy

November 3, 2014 10:20 AM

Motorists who receive parking tickets between November 1 and December 5 can once again donate a toy in lieu of payment as part of The City’s Toys for Tickets program.

Man injured in Deer Park house fire

October 29, 2014 8:46 AM

One man was taken to hospital with injuries following a house fire at 12 Drummond Avenue at 4:30 Tuesday afternoon.

Anders fire sustains $20,000 in damages

October 23, 2014 9:25 AM

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 9:07 PM

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 situation in Ottawa

October 22, 2014 11:52 AM

“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.