News Room

Subscribe RSS Feed Email

Below is a list of City of Red Deer news releases. Contact Communications & Strategic Planning during regular business hours (Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) at 403-342-8147 or communications@reddeer.ca.

Building permit values slow in August

September 13, 2019 1:20 PM

Building permit values slowed in August and year-to-date values remain lower than those in the first eight months of 2018.

Mid-sized Mayors’ Caucus highlights opportunities for change

September 13, 2019 12:56 PM

Topics ranging from economic growth, jobs, diversification, public safety and the need for a provincial drug strategy were all on the table at the fall Alberta mid-sized Mayors’ and Chief Administration Officers’ (CAOs’) caucus meeting this week.

Construction set to begin on new pedestrian walking trail

September 13, 2019 11:01 AM

The City of Red Deer will be starting construction of an expansion to the Waskasoo Park Trail system along the escarpment of Riverside Meadows/Highland Green. This project has been divided into two phases:

Edgar Industrial Drive / CPR Bridge Closed Saturday

September 13, 2019 10:36 AM

Motorists heading to and from Edgar Industrial Park in northwest Red Deer can expect some delays this weekend as the CPR Bridge on Edgar Industrial Drive will be closed for asphalt paving from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 14.

Riverview Avenue closed for construction Thursday

September 11, 2019 3:58 PM

Drivers in Highland Green and Riverside Meadows may experience traffic delays on Thursday, September 12 as one of the roads connecting the two neighbourhoods will be closed for construction.

Traffic disruptions for bridge maintenance

September 10, 2019 2:29 PM

Drivers can expect some traffic disruptions on the 49 Avenue at the Red Deer River Bridge starting Wednesday, September 11 as crews complete bridge maintenance.

Traffic disruptions at Kerry Wood Drive and Taylor Drive

September 5, 2019 1:26 PM

Drivers can expect some traffic disruptions at the intersection of Kerry Wood Drive and Taylor Drive beginning Monday, September 9 to conduct work on intersection improvements and signal upgrades.

Have your say on proposed transit changes

September 4, 2019 11:09 AM

Starting today, citizens can provide feedback on proposed changes to transit services in Red Deer. Red Deerians are invited to view and provide comments on substantial changes being considered for Red Deer Transit’s routes, services and infrastructure via

Fireworks use regulated in Red Deer

September 3, 2019 4:12 PM

The sale and use of fireworks in Red Deer is now regulated after City Council gave second and third reading to Fireworks Bylaw 3626/2019 at today's Council meeting.

Three Mile Bend being tested for blue-green algae

August 16, 2019 4:22 PM

Due to the potential for blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) in one of the ponds at Three Mile Bend, The City of Red Deer is asking the public to use caution when in that area.