May 1-7, 2016 is National Emergency Preparedness Week in Canada. This year, the theme is Plan. Prepare. Be Aware
May 2016 News Archive
The annual Great Neighbourhoods campaign kicks off this month. Residents are encouraged to celebrate their neighbourhoods and the people who live there by taking part in community activities.
Lace up your walking shoes and explore Red Deer’s diverse neighbourhoods by joining in on a Jane’s Walk this weekend. These walks are hosted by local Red Deerians who have a unique perspective on our city and its character.
The City of Red Deer is mobilized and ready to provide any support that is needed to The City of Fort McMurray as they battle fires that are burning in and around the city tonight.
Breaking down stereotypes, exploring gender identity, and welcoming newcomers are just a few of the topics on the agenda at The City of Red Deer’s Fostering Diverse Communities Conference next Thursday and Friday, May 12 and 13.
Starting today, Red Deer Transit fares and admission to City recreation centres will be free for Fort McMurray and area evacuees. Lions Campground is also offering free camping for those who had to evacuate their homes as a result of the wildfires.
The Alberta Government issued a province-wide fire ban yesterday, but it does not apply to cities and towns, including Red Deer.
Get ready to make a splash tomorrow, Saturday, May 7, when the Blue Grass Sod Farm Central Spray and Play opens, weather permitting.
The City of Red Deer continues to support evacuees displaced by the wildfire in the Fort McMurray area.
Red Deer City Council set the new property tax rates for 2016 at today’s Council meeting.
Building permit values were down slightly in April compared to values from this time last year.
This Wednesday, the public is invited to purchase a piece of the Red Deer Arena after the facility closed in April.
The G.H. Dawe Community Centre will close to the public this Thursday, May 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a private function. The facility will reopen to the public at 4 p.m.
The City now has a planning tool in place to ensure our water supply has a viable future.
As part of The City of Red Deer’s sustainable, long-term planning for outdoor recreation, a number of outdoor water features will not be open this season while The City works to repair or revitalize the sites.
Transit users are advised that the rates for an adult monthly pass will increase starting with the June pass.
The City of Red Deer is issuing a full city-wide fire ban effective immediately in light of dry conditions and recent brush fires.
Highway 11 (55 Street) from 30 Avenue to Rutherford Drive will be closed for construction from 7 a.m. on Saturday until 7 p.m. on Sunday.
Red Deer residents can set out just three units of garbage starting next week.
An exciting arrival ceremony for the Memorial Cup will take place downtown on Thursday, May 19.
The City of Red Deer issued a full city-wide fire ban last week in light of dry conditions and recent brush fires.
A power outage scheduled for Friday, May 20 will affect some residents in the Timberstone and Timberlands areas.
The Red Deer College (RDC) Arts Council Advisory Committee is seeking to fill three member-at-large positions, representing the community, for a two year term.
Approximately 60 homes on Eversole, Elder, Ebert and England are under a boil water advisory until further notice following a water leak.
Back lane grading starts next week, and residents are asked to remove any personal structures that are encroaching into the laneway.
The 2016 Property Tax Notices are in the mail. Taxpayers who do not receive their Tax Notice by Friday, June 3 should contact Revenue & Assessment Services at 403-342-8126.
The outlook for Red Deer heritage gem, Cronquist House, is brighter than ever as work commences on May 24 to improve the condition and functionality of the windows.
With the recent rainfall, The City of Red Deer is lifting the city-wide fire ban effective immediately.
For those planning to do some spring cleaning this long weekend, remember that Kick it to the Curb is coming up June 4 and 5.
City Council has given first reading to a Traffic Bylaw amendment that would simplify the times of school and playground zones in Red Deer.
The 67 Street/Johnstone Drive Corridor Improvement Project is set to start next week. As a result, there will be traffic impacts in the area.
RCMP are investigating a case of possible arson after two suspicious fires overnight in Red Deer.
Ross Street Patio Parties are back for 2016, and Red Deerians are invited to celebrate at the official kick-off event Friday, June 3.
Did you miss your chance to provide input into The City’s 2017 Budget? Now it’s easier than ever to let us know what you think as the Budget Bus hits the streets of Red Deer.