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

City Council supports proposed changes

October 15, 2019

City Council supports, in principle, the Province of Alberta’s proposed changes to the police funding model, which would require all Alberta municipalities, regardless of size, to begin paying for some front line police services.

Road closure in Glendale

October 15, 2019

Residents in Glendale should be aware of a utility servicing project that will shut down a section of Gunn Street this week.

Free transit on federal election day

October 15, 2019

To help improve accessibility for voters in the upcoming federal election, The City of Red Deer is offering free transit service on election day, Monday, October 21, 2019.