The City is encouraging Red Deer voters to vote early in the Municipal Election. Advance Vote opens Monday, October 4 and will run for 13 consecutive days.
October 2021 News Archive
Red Deer Emergency Services reminds you to “learn the sounds of fire safety” during Fire Prevention Week
October 3 – 9 is Fire Prevention Week and Red Deer Emergency Services wants to remind you to learn the sounds of fire safety to help keep you and your family safe.
Since launching in late January of this year, Red Deer’s Social Diversion Team has been making a huge impact by providing help to individuals in distress and reducing the number of non-emergency calls dispatched to emergency first responders.
Booking applications are now being accepted for groups wanting to reserve Red Deer’s recreation, pools and community spaces for the upcoming spring, summer & fall 2022 season.
Effective this morning, The City of Red Deer implemented a new policy aimed at relieving pressures on our healthcare system and protecting the health and safety of City of Red Deer staff and volunteers.
Eligible Red Deer voters can still apply for a Special Ballot to participate in the 2021 Election.
Government of Alberta updates youth screening requirements under the Provincial Restrictions Exemption Program
On Wednesday, October 6, the Government of Alberta, in coordination with Alberta Health Services, provided additional direction regarding youth participation (12-17 years) in the Restrictions Exemption Program (REP).
The City is encouraging Red Deer voters to take advantage of Advance Vote opportunities this Thanksgiving weekend and cast their ballots early.
Red Deer drivers are advised of a traffic disruption at the intersection of 67 Street and 50 (Gaetz) Ave on Tuesday, October 12 as crews work to install a new traffic signals base.
An investigation stemming from a code of conduct complaint received by City Council on May 7, 2021, has closed, and a majority of Council did not accept the investigation report at yesterday’s Council meeting.
Red Deer Emergency Services responded to a major structure fire this morning at 4909 48 Street.
Since July 2020, The City of Red Deer along with the cities of Lethbridge, Calgary and the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo have been strongly advocating against the decision by Alberta Health Services and the Government of Alberta to consolidate regi
Red Deer Transit is offering free transit all day on Election Day to ensure all Red Deer voters are able to cast their vote.
Building permit values have declined in September, with 77 approved permits valued at $3.9 million, compared with 76 permits issued in September 2020 worth $10.3 million.
With 93% of voting stations reporting, Red Deerians have elected a new Mayor, City Council and School Trustees for local Public and Catholic boards.
The City of Red Deer will conduct a recount of two voting stations following an isolated technical issue.
Following a recount of two voting stations which had not yet reported results, The City has updated unofficial results to reflect 100% of votes cast.
Canada Winter Games volunteers, the winners of a Mayor’s Special Award, offered recognition opportunity
Earlier this year, the 2020 Mayor’s Recognition Awards were presented virtually to over 40 individuals and teams, including two Mayor’s Special Awards.
Following Monday’s Election, The City received a number of comments from residents concerned about a comment on social media from an election worker.
Results of the 2021 Municipal Election have been declared official by Returning Officer Samantha Rodwell.
Each year, Red Deer’s Mayor chooses a honourary senior who is recognized as a part of the Mayor’s Garden Party for their contributions to our community, province and country.
Red Deer drivers are advised of a traffic disruption at the intersection of 77 Street and 50 (Gaetz) Ave on Tuesday, October 26 as crews work on traffic signal infrastructure.
The City of Red Deer’s annual tree trimming program will begin on October 26, 2021. This work includes trimming trees that are encroaching onto City-owned power lines.
Red Deer’s new City Council was sworn in today, each member officially accepting the Oath of the Office during a ceremony held at the Cambridge Hotel this afternoon.
Toys for Tickets, The City’s annual donation collection program which supports the Red Deer Christmas Bureau, will return this November in a modified format amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
An investigation stemming from a code of conduct complaint received by City Council on May 7, 2021, was closed in early October and remains confidential under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP).
Applications are now being accepted for new members of the Central Alberta Regional Assessment Review Board (RARB).
E-scooters are rolling out of Red Deer, after a very successful first summer of a three summer pilot project in Red Deer.