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.
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.
Popularity of the centennial book penned by Red Deer’s own Michael Dawe prompted a third printing of Red Deer: The Memorable City earlier this year.
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.
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.
Email alerts are now available for anyone to subscribe to City news and updates, including Snow Zone alerts.
With the recent opening of the new Taylor Drive and Ross Street intersection, The City is working on fine tuning the timing of traffic lights along Taylor Drive to optimize vehicle and pedestrian movements.
Red Deerians can learn how their City is progressing on the community’s environmental goals, with the release of the latest Environmental Master Plan Report to the Community.
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.
Red Deer Emergency Services successfully rescued a deer that fell through the ice at Bower Ponds on Tuesday evening.
Applications for the Seasonal Use of Streets Permit, which is required by private contractors to clear windrows for residents this winter, are being accepted by The City.
Sanders, snow plow trucks, and graders are out for the first time this season after the first significant snowfall arrived this past weekend.
This afternoon, Red Deer Emergency Services responded to a call at the Waste Water Treatment Plant where two employees required medical assistance and were transported to hospital.
Overall permit values increased more than 33 per cent from October of last year.
Red Deerians are reminded to check their carbon monoxide detectors – or to buy one – to mark Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week.
A power outage scheduled for Thursday, November 6 will affect some residents in the Woodlea area.
This week AltaLink will be brushing in the West Park area as well as along the 80L transmission line south of 67 Street which will see trail closures.
After five years of helping Red Deerians make the switch to greener Christmas lights, the LED Christmas Light Exchange program is coming to an end.
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.
A new snow and ice program was announced today by The City of Red Deer that will transform snow plowing this winter.
Members of Red Deer Emergency Services will go door to door tomorrow evening in Deer Park to talk to neighbours following a house fire on Tuesday.
One man was taken to hospital with injuries following a house fire at 12 Drummond Avenue at 4:30 Tuesday afternoon.
Beginning next week AltaLink will be brushing and clearing along their right of way in north Red Deer resulting in trail closures.
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.