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

Mayor Veer responds to 2020/2021 IIHF...

September 17, 2020

Today, the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) and Hockey Canada announced the status of the 2020/2021 World Junior Hockey Championship, which was scheduled to take place in Red Deer and Edmonton this year.

Lane closures on Ross Street

September 17, 2020

Red Deer drivers can expect traffic disruptions downtown on Ross Street and 48 Avenue between September 21 and 25 due to construction in the area.

Transit full service starts

September 16, 2020

October 4 is the day: the new transit system will shift to full service capacity. On August 23, Red Deer Transit launched its new routes and schedules at a reduced level of service in response to COVID-19.