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Alberta death records between 1870 and 1967 are now indexed and available online through the Alberta Provincial Archives.

Red Deer event will help people learn how to discover family history

Free genealogy workshops, instruction offered

Alberta death records between 1870 and 1967 are now indexed and available online through the Alberta Provincial Archives.
Maskwacis elders Judy Louis (right), with her husband Roy Louis seated closest to her, prepare for an blanket ceremony exercise with students at Red Deer College on Thursday morning as college instructor Brent Galloway, standing and representing a fur-coated “European” looks on. The ceremony is used to teach about the effects colonialism had on First Nations.

Red Deer College aims for more inclusiveness of aboriginal peoples

Three-year strategy focused on First Nations, Metis and Inuit issues

Maskwacis elders Judy Louis (right), with her husband Roy Louis seated closest to her, prepare for an blanket ceremony exercise with students at Red Deer College on Thursday morning as college instructor Brent Galloway, standing and representing a fur-coated “European” looks on. The ceremony is used to teach about the effects colonialism had on First Nations.

Members of Wildrose, PCs ultimately “in the driver’s seat”

Unity the way to go, Central Alberta conservatives agree

Hard road for Red Deer shooting victim ends with gratitude, happiness

Hard road for Red Deer shooting victim ends with gratitude, happiness

Filipino man so thankful to Parkland Fuel for “not leaving me behind”

Hard road for Red Deer shooting victim ends with gratitude, happiness
St. Patrick’s school in Red Deer approved for major modernization

St. Patrick’s school in Red Deer approved for major modernization

Project expected to be done over a couple of years

St. Patrick’s school in Red Deer approved for major modernization
Red Deer College students Stephanie Price (left) and Ashlee Lemaire are raising awareness that no means no through an upcoming event called GreyDay. Part of their activity includes offering stickers that can be put on water bottles or other items that use the hashtag #nogreyarea.

Red Deer College students create event raising awareness about consent

Grey Day highlights there is no grey area

Red Deer College students Stephanie Price (left) and Ashlee Lemaire are raising awareness that no means no through an upcoming event called GreyDay. Part of their activity includes offering stickers that can be put on water bottles or other items that use the hashtag #nogreyarea.
Recently logged trees stacked up along the road to the clubhouse in the River Bend Golf and Recreation Area.

Concern raised about trees cut down in River Bend rec area

Wider cross-country, biathlon trails needed for Red Deer’s 2019 Winter Games

Recently logged trees stacked up along the road to the clubhouse in the River Bend Golf and Recreation Area.
Tara Laidlaw plans to walk over 3,000 kilometres this summer to help others, like herself, who fight mental illness.

Innisfail woman plans very long walk to raise awareness about mental health

She will offer message of hope to communities along the way

Tara Laidlaw plans to walk over 3,000 kilometres this summer to help others, like herself, who fight mental illness.
MLA’s private bill would end Daylight Savings Time

MLA’s private bill would end Daylight Savings Time

Same summer daylight but later NHL games

MLA’s private bill would end Daylight Savings Time
Red Deer Food Bank Society employees unload a truckload of food. (Advocate file photo)

Record year of need anticipated for Red Deer Food Bank

But “increases are decreasing” says executive director

Red Deer Food Bank Society employees unload a truckload of food. (Advocate file photo)
Rimbey RCMP get big cash back to owner

Rimbey RCMP get big cash back to owner

Honesty and Good Samaritan helped

Rimbey RCMP get big cash back to owner
Red Deer boy Caden Johnson recently won a provincial braille challenge.

Boy from Red Deer tops in provincial braille competition

Rare genetic disorder causes visual impairment, light sensitivity

Red Deer boy Caden Johnson recently won a provincial braille challenge.
Rimbey thief jumps into vehicle and takes off with girl inside

Rimbey thief jumps into vehicle and takes off with girl inside

Dad left truck idling while he went into store

Rimbey thief jumps into vehicle and takes off with girl inside
Jon Allan, Economic Development Officer for the Town of Sundre

Sundre may get itself onto information superhighway

Creating its own network could bring high-speed internet sooner

Jon Allan, Economic Development Officer for the Town of Sundre
Debbie McKee lives in Belleville, Ont.

Ontario resident’s Red Deer photo radar ticket zeroed out

Woman happy common sense prevailed

Debbie McKee lives in Belleville, Ont.
David Brant dances a Jive Freestyle with Miss Natalie Brooks. The duo danced its way to win the 2016 competition and the technical award. (Jeff Stokoe/Advocate file photo)

Celebrity dance event in Red Deer twirling toward best year ever

Funds raised will go toward establishing new child advocacy centre

David Brant dances a Jive Freestyle with Miss Natalie Brooks. The duo danced its way to win the 2016 competition and the technical award. (Jeff Stokoe/Advocate file photo)
Maskwacis woman wants to make a difference after Ottawa experience

Maskwacis woman wants to make a difference after Ottawa experience

Granddaughter of Wilton Littlechild might one day follow his steps

Maskwacis woman wants to make a difference after Ottawa experience
Standing beside the sign depicting the newly releasesd 2019 Canada Winter Games “This is our moment” brand are (left to right) Games CEO Scott Robinson, the Games newest sponsors, Alan Flowers of Peavey Industries and Garrett Scott of Kipp Scott GMC Cadillac Buick, and Lyn Radford, chair of the 2019 Canada Winter Games Host Society.

Red Deer 2019 Canada Games gets own brand

“This is our moment” emphasized by Ron MacLean

Standing beside the sign depicting the newly releasesd 2019 Canada Winter Games “This is our moment” brand are (left to right) Games CEO Scott Robinson, the Games newest sponsors, Alan Flowers of Peavey Industries and Garrett Scott of Kipp Scott GMC Cadillac Buick, and Lyn Radford, chair of the 2019 Canada Winter Games Host Society.
A Daughters of the Vote (DOV) event, organized by Equal Voice Canada, took place in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Two Central Alberta women part of historic House of Commons event

International Women’s Day like none other in Ottawa

A Daughters of the Vote (DOV) event, organized by Equal Voice Canada, took place in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Employees with Penny Steamers and Vacuum Services assist City of Red Deer workers remove sewage from a hole outside the Kinex Arena on Thursday. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Updated: Extent of sewage leak near creek in Red Deer not yet determined

Alberta Environment and city working on remediation plan

Employees with Penny Steamers and Vacuum Services assist City of Red Deer workers remove sewage from a hole outside the Kinex Arena on Thursday. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)