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

New policies for City Council and...

November 12, 2019

A new approach to reviewing and adjusting City Council and exempt staff salaries is in place after City Council approved a new and revised a previous policy at today’s meeting.

City Council will share fees for...

November 12, 2019

Red Deer City Council passed a resolution that will share 50 per cent of the costs associated with road closures in the downtown related to special event permits. This is contingent on approval during the operating budget review in January 2020.