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

Updated unofficial 2021 Election results

October 20, 2021 4:30 PM

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.

Unofficial 2021 Election Results

October 19, 2021 12:25 AM

With 93% of voting stations reporting, Red Deerians have elected a new Mayor, City Council and School Trustees for local Public and Catholic boards.

Building permit values decline in September

October 15, 2021 2:23 PM

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.

Second Code of Conduct investigation closes

October 8, 2021 4:05 PM

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.

City implements COVID-19 immunization policy for staff

October 5, 2021 11:31 AM

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.

Red Deer’s Social Diversion Team making a difference

October 4, 2021 11:15 AM

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.

VOTE EARLY: Advance Vote opens October 4

October 1, 2021 12:15 PM

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.

Mayoral Statement on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30, 2021 9:40 AM

"On behalf of Red Deer City Council and the citizens we serve, I encourage all Red Deerians to reflect, recognize and participate in remembering the legacy of residential schools, in the spirit of Truth and Reconciliation today, and every day.

Temporary 20 Avenue trail closure

September 29, 2021 9:39 AM

Starting today, September 29, 2021, a portion of the 20 Avenue trail at 50 Street will close temporarily for construction.

Temporary south bank trail closure

September 27, 2021 11:40 AM

Starting Monday, October 4, a portion of the south bank trail from Taylor Drive to the CPR Pedestrian Bridge, adjacent to the Water Treatment Plant, will close temporarily for construction.