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Below is a list of recent City of Red Deer news releases. For media inquiries, contact Community & Public Relations during regular business hours (Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) via our Media Inquiry Form.

Road closures during Westerner Days parade

July 12, 2024 10:15 AM

The Westerner Days parade will take place on Wednesday, July 17, 2024. Motorist are advised of multiple road closures and traffic detours, as well as transit disruptions that may impact commutes.

Water safety for people and pets

July 12, 2024 10:12 AM

In the midst of the first heat wave of the summer, The City is reminding residents and visitors to stay safe. Whether staying home, camping, enjoying the Red Deer River or other outdoor activities, please remember to take the proper precautions.

Update on 19 Street Improvement Project

July 11, 2024 1:06 PM

Just in time for the upcoming Westerner Days Fair & Exposition celebration, crews have nearly completed road rehabilitation on 19 Street between Gaetz Avenue and 49 Avenue.

Building permit values rise in June

July 8, 2024 3:10 PM

Building permit values increased in June, with 120 issued permits valued at $5.7 million, compared with 95 issued permits in June 2023 worth $4 million.

Upcoming traffic disruptions along 40 Avenue

July 5, 2024 10:30 AM

Motorists are advised of upcoming traffic disruptions as crews work to replace catch basins, repair concrete curbs and medians, and rehabilitate pavement along 40 Avenue.

City Council: on the agenda (June 24, 2024)

June 21, 2024 8:37 AM

The Monday, June 24, 2024, Regular City Council Meeting will start with a one hour Closed Meeting starting at 10:30 a.m.  The open portion of the Council meeting will begin at approximately 11:30 a.m.

Upcoming lane closures on Ross Street

June 20, 2024 10:14 AM

The next phase of the 43 Ave/Ross Street infrastructure upgrades will begin on Monday, June 24, affecting Ross Street traffic patterns.

Road Closure on 39 Street

June 20, 2024 10:12 AM

Drivers are advised of a road closure on 39 Street between 51Avenue and west of 52 Avenue as contractors progress to the next stage of work to expand the parkade at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre.

Mayor’s Recognition Awards 2024

June 19, 2024 8:14 PM

This evening, some of Red Deer’s most extraordinary citizens were recognized at the Mayor’s Recognition Awards.