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Below is a list of 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.) at 403-396-9533 or

Temporary trail closure at Three Mile Bend

May 11, 2021 4:28 PM

Starting Wednesday, May 12, a portion of the trail at Three Mile Bend will be closed to pedestrians as crews work to repair a damaged power pole.

E-scooter pilot program given green light for Red Deer

May 10, 2021 4:53 PM

At today’s City Council meeting, Council approved the implementation a two-year electric scooter (e-scooter) pilot project to start this summer, with no limits on the number of companies or e-Scooters that can participate.

Red Deer 2021 tax notices are on their way

May 10, 2021 11:36 AM

Red Deer property owners can expect to receive their 2021 property tax notices in their mailboxes and inboxes soon as The City is sending them out today.

Kick it to the Curb returns

May 10, 2021 11:34 AM

Kick it to the Curb returns to Red Deer this weekend providing residents the opportunity to find a new home for unwanted and unused items.

Red Deer launches online kindness hub,

May 4, 2021 9:14 AM

Acts of kindness and caring are happening throughout our city. They’re lead by organizations, small business owners, individuals and families - Red Deerians who understand we need to support each other through this difficult time.

Building permit values up in April

May 4, 2021 9:02 AM

Building permit values continued to rise in April, with 123 approved permits valued at $10.3 million, compared with 53 permits issued in April 2020 worth just over $16 million.

City Manager announces retirement

May 3, 2021 2:10 PM

After two years with The City of Red Deer and more than 30 years in public and private sectors, City Manager Allan Seabrooke announced his intention to retire effective May 21, 2021.

Temporary south bank trail closure

April 29, 2021 7:56 AM

Starting Monday, May 3, 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.

Red Deer aims to become top major event destination

April 26, 2021 5:30 PM

Today, City Council approved the new Red Deer Major Event Strategy and Destination Development Framework with a goal to see Red Deer as a top major event destination among mid-sized Canadian cities by 2030

Rising cases, outbreaks continue in community

April 22, 2021 4:01 PM

With Red Deer nearing its highest number of COVID-19 cases since the pandemic was originally declared in March 2020, The City of Red Deer is reminding citizens to protect themselves and others by following provincial health guidelines and restrictions.

Mayor Veer statement on passing of Don Holloway

April 22, 2021 11:34 AM

“It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of Don Holloway, Red Deer’s 2020 Honorary Senior Citizen of the year and one of our city’s last known living veterans of the Korean War.