Mamta Lulla

The revised plans for the Dream Centre feature a two-storey renovated building. The centre launched a campaign Monday in hopes of raising more than a million to help with building renovation. (Contributed image).

Red Deer Dream Centre launches campaign, hopes to raise $1.4M

A proposed addiction treatment centre is hoping to raise $1.4 million to…

The revised plans for the Dream Centre feature a two-storey renovated building. The centre launched a campaign Monday in hopes of raising more than a million to help with building renovation. (Contributed image).
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, announced more than 1,500 active cases in Alberta Monday afternoon and five additional deaths. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)

New COVID rules coming

Central zone active cases up by 100 in last 24 hours

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, announced more than 1,500 active cases in Alberta Monday afternoon and five additional deaths. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Red Deer area seniors facility pauses visits after staff tests positive for COVID

A Red Deer County seniors facility has put the breaks on visitors…

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
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Alberta confirmed more than 1,500 COVID-19 cases Sunday

Alberta confirmed 1,584 COVID-19 cases Sunday afternoon. The total active cases went…

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A "Drive-Thru" sign stands outside a McDonald's restaurant in Phoenix on Oct. 21, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Caitlin O'Hara.
A "Drive-Thru" sign stands outside a McDonald's restaurant in Phoenix on Oct. 21, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Caitlin O'Hara.
Lynn Van Laar, chair of this year’s Christmas Wish Breakfast, said the event was planned outdoors to minimize the risk of COVID. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff

Outdoor Christmas Wish Breakfast helps central Alberta families this holiday season

The coronavirus pandemic isn’t going to stop children from having a merry…

Lynn Van Laar, chair of this year’s Christmas Wish Breakfast, said the event was planned outdoors to minimize the risk of COVID. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff
Gardening tools make good Christmas presents for that gardener in your life. (File photo)

Gardeners will appreciate quality tools

Wondering what to get the gardener in your life? Consider garden tools.…

Gardening tools make good Christmas presents for that gardener in your life. (File photo)
The City of Red Deer’s number of active COVID-19 cases went down slightly on Tuesday to 105, from 116.

Alberta records 773 more COVID cases, five more deaths Tuesday

Active cases of COVID-19 in Red Deer and the central zone trended…

The City of Red Deer’s number of active COVID-19 cases went down slightly on Tuesday to 105, from 116.
Treena Mielke

Family: Long distance friendships are different

I am sad today. Oh, you know, it is easy to be…

Treena Mielke
Dr. W. Gifford-Jones

Health: Take steps to relieve chronic stress

Nothing can be more heart wrenching than the sudden death of a…

Dr. W. Gifford-Jones
“As cases rise, our deaths will rise,” said Dr. Deena Hinshaw, the province’s chief medical officer of health, on a grim day for the province Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta reports 20 COVID deaths Monday, Red Deer’s cases spike

Alberta reported 20 more deaths attributed to COVID-19 on Monday, the same…

“As cases rise, our deaths will rise,” said Dr. Deena Hinshaw, the province’s chief medical officer of health, on a grim day for the province Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Volunteer central

Red Deer called on to join movement of giving

Red Deer residents are invited to join the Giving Tuesday movement on…

Volunteer central
Ryan Beck, who teaches at Sundre High School, has received an award from the Canadian Association of Physicists. Contributed photo

Sundre physics teacher receives award

Back in 2012, a central Alberta teacher set a goal for himself:…

Ryan Beck, who teaches at Sundre High School, has received an award from the Canadian Association of Physicists. Contributed photo
Red Deer's Meghan Haggas pictured here with the family dog Treasure who supports her when it's time to take leukemia medication. Contributed photo

Red Deer community helping family after six-year-old diagnosed with leukemia

Just before the pandemic started, a six-year-old Red Deer girl was diagnosed…

Red Deer's Meghan Haggas pictured here with the family dog Treasure who supports her when it's time to take leukemia medication. Contributed photo
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Alberta reports close to 1,000 COVID-19 cases Sunday

Alberta government confirmed 991 COVID-19 cases on Sunday and six additional deaths.…

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Dr. Deena Hinshaw, the chief medical officer of health, confirmed 10 more COVID deaths Thursday. Photo via Government of Alberta Flickr

COVID-19: Kenney in isolation, new measures starting Friday include curfew on liquor sales

Some central Alberta municipalities, including the City of Red Deer, will now…

Dr. Deena Hinshaw, the chief medical officer of health, confirmed 10 more COVID deaths Thursday. Photo via Government of Alberta Flickr
Willowbrook Shopping Centre is still expected to one of the most popular last-minute shopping destinations in Langley, as the countdown to Christmas continues. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)

Poll: Have you started your Christmas shopping yet?

Have you started your Christmas shopping yet?

Willowbrook Shopping Centre is still expected to one of the most popular last-minute shopping destinations in Langley, as the countdown to Christmas continues. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
QE II overpass. Contributed photo

Jackknifed semi: Traffic slow moving on QEII north of Red Deer

Traffic was slow moving around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday on QEII just north…

QE II overpass. Contributed photo
Angie Czynski says a mandatory city mask bylaw will help control the increasing number of active COVID-19 cases. Contributed photo

Red Deerian who tested positive for COVID favours city mask bylaw

A Red Deer woman who recently tested positive for COVID-19 says the…

Angie Czynski says a mandatory city mask bylaw will help control the increasing number of active COVID-19 cases. Contributed photo
Cowboy Kicks will be held May 5, 2021. Guests will be treated to a hearty, western meal, while enjoying an award-winning Canadian country music artist in an intimate concert setting. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer event will combine elements of rodeo and art

A special event will combine elements of rodeo with an Albertan artisan…

Cowboy Kicks will be held May 5, 2021. Guests will be treated to a hearty, western meal, while enjoying an award-winning Canadian country music artist in an intimate concert setting. (File photo by Advocate staff)