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

Emergency Services to reinstate false...

July 6, 2020

The City of Red Deer’s Emergency Services department will reinstate invoicing for false alarm responses, beginning Wednesday, July 15, as per the Emergency Services Fees and Charges bylaw.

To continue operations, Westerner Park..

July 6, 2020

At their July 8, 2020 meeting, City Council will review and discuss Westerner Park’s request for an operating grant of between $1 and 3.5 million.

Kidz Curbside Connections coming

July 3, 2020

Red Deer’s new Kidz Curbside Connections program will visit 16 neighbourhoods this summer to offer free activities and resources to families with young children.