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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

Welcome Message from the Mayor

February 15, 2019 7:55 AM

On behalf of Red Deer City Council, The City of Red Deer and the citizens we serve, we are honoured to welcome our fellow Canadians to Red Deer for the 2019 Canada Winter Games...

Daytime and overnight support services during extreme cold

February 11, 2019 4:39 PM

Colder than normal temperatures are expected to continue this week, which puts everyone at risk, but for people experiencing homelessness, the risk is even greater as there are limited options available where people can warm up and get out of the cold.

Red Deer Transit launches MyBus

February 11, 2019 2:16 PM

Red Deer Transit introduces MyBus; a new mobile-friendly website to help residents and visitors attending the 2019 Canada Winter Games navigate our city’s transit system.

Downtown events during the 2019 Canada Winter Games

February 6, 2019 4:03 PM

Residents should check their mailboxes this week for the 2019 Canada Winter Games - Downtown Event Guide, highlighting all the activities taking place in downtown Red Deer from February 16 – March 2, 2019.

Northbound Gaetz access from QE2 to close temporarily

February 5, 2019 11:46 AM

Starting tomorrow, Wednesday, February 6, 2019, the access ramp to Gaetz Avenue from the northbound QE2 Collector-Distributor (C-D) road will close as crews work to complete installation of new entryway signage. The closure is expected to be in place until

New utility rates take effect March 1

February 4, 2019 6:34 PM

Red Deer City Council passed amendments to the Utility Bylaw and the Electric Utility Bylaw, both of which saw slight rate increases set to take effect March 1.

Run, climb, splash and divert waste

January 30, 2019 11:50 AM

New waste sorting stations are now in place at several recreation facilities across the city, and residents are encouraged to pitch in to increase the amount of waste being diverted from our landfill through recycling and composting.