September 2019 News Archive

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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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:

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.

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.

Road closure in Queens Business Park

September 30, 2019 9:57 AM

Drivers may experience traffic delays this week in northwest Red Deer, as one of the roads linking the Queens Business Park with the Burnt Lake Industrial Park is closed for maintenance.

Red Deer’s new entrance sign wins awards

September 30, 2019 4:44 PM

Red Deer’s new entrance sign was recognized by the Sign Association of Canada and Sign Media Canada, winning Best Freestanding Sign and Best in Show at the 2019 BOCSIes – the Best of Canada’s Sign Industry awards.

Council freezes salaries

September 30, 2019 5:09 PM

Today, Red Deer City Council gave direction to freeze salaries for Mayor and Council. Salaries will remain at the current rates for 2019.

Economic leader report shared with City Council

September 30, 2019 8:40 PM

Focusing on economic development by taking intentional steps to be a catalyst in the downtown and reducing red tape is the focus of an economic leader report shared with City Council at today’s meeting.