Sean McIntosh

Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre education and community awareness manager Carlia Schwab (left) and CASASC educator Kailee Mears at the 2022 Inspiration Awards in Calgary this past Friday. (Contributed photo)

Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre receives award

2022 Inspiration Awardsc eremony was held in Calgary this past Friday

Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre education and community awareness manager Carlia Schwab (left) and CASASC educator Kailee Mears at the 2022 Inspiration Awards in Calgary this past Friday. (Contributed photo)
There will be 12 hours of activities at Bower Ponds for Canada Day this Friday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)

Red Deer to celebrate diversity on Canada Day

Red Deer Cultural Heritage Society hosting a day of activities, music on Friday

There will be 12 hours of activities at Bower Ponds for Canada Day this Friday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Father Jim Nakonechny of the St. Vladimir Ukrainian Catholic Church, and chair of the Ukrainian Displaced Persons Planning Committee, speaks during the Red Deer Stands With Ukraine rally at City Hall Park Sunday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Red Deerians stand with Ukraine at rally

180 Ukrainians have settled in Central Alberta

Father Jim Nakonechny of the St. Vladimir Ukrainian Catholic Church, and chair of the Ukrainian Displaced Persons Planning Committee, speaks during the Red Deer Stands With Ukraine rally at City Hall Park Sunday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Members of the Innisfail Pride board and committee pose for a photo during the two-day celebration at Legion Picnic Park. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Members of the Innisfail Pride board and committee pose for a photo during the two-day celebration at Legion Picnic Park. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
A pipe band played during the opening ceremony of the Red Deer Highland Games in Springbrook Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

WATCH: Central Albertans celebrate 75 years of the Red Deer Highland Games

The event was held at Harvard Business Park in Springbrook

A pipe band played during the opening ceremony of the Red Deer Highland Games in Springbrook Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Bodhan and Volodymyr, Ukrainian brothers, will host a training seminar at Arashi-Do Martial Arts in Red Deer this weekend. (Contributed photo)

Ukrainian refugees to host training seminar at Red Deer martial arts school

The teen brothers will teach Central Albertan youths

Bodhan and Volodymyr, Ukrainian brothers, will host a training seminar at Arashi-Do Martial Arts in Red Deer this weekend. (Contributed photo)
A vehicle drives through a massive puddle caused by heavy rainfall in Red Deer Thursday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Heavy rain causes localized flooding in Red Deer

Red Deerians experienced more heavy rainfall Thursday. Environment Canada warned rain would…

A vehicle drives through a massive puddle caused by heavy rainfall in Red Deer Thursday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
The Red Deer and District Community Foundation. (File image).

Red Deer and District Community Foundation ending Women of Excellence program

Women of Excellence Gala has celebrated more than 400 women since 2017

The Red Deer and District Community Foundation. (File image).
Red Deer Cruise Night’s 2022 season began May 5. (Advocate file photo)

Red Deer Cruise Night has been popular so far this year

About 300 rides can be seen at the weekly event

Red Deer Cruise Night’s 2022 season began May 5. (Advocate file photo)
Dylan Bilton puts on a 77.5-point ride during the bareback riding competition at the 2021 Daines Ranch Pro Rodeo. The annual event returns this weekend. (Advocate file photo)

Daines Ranch Pro Rodeo returns this weekend

There will be pro performances Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Dylan Bilton puts on a 77.5-point ride during the bareback riding competition at the 2021 Daines Ranch Pro Rodeo. The annual event returns this weekend. (Advocate file photo)
The heat and lack of moisture have hit crops hard across the Prairies. Central Alberta has fared better than most but yields are expected to suffer.
(Advocate file photo)
The heat and lack of moisture have hit crops hard across the Prairies. Central Alberta has fared better than most but yields are expected to suffer.
(Advocate file photo)
Sarah Maetche, Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre communications and administration manager, decorates a vehicle just before the Red Deer Queer Community Association’s Car Pride Parade on Saturday. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

2022 Pride Car Parade rolls through Red Deer

Events are being held throughout Pride Month

Sarah Maetche, Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre communications and administration manager, decorates a vehicle just before the Red Deer Queer Community Association’s Car Pride Parade on Saturday. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Dozens attended a ceremony hosted by the Remembering the Children Society at the Red Deer Cemetery Saturday morning. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Red Deerians remember First Nations children who died in residential schools

Red Deerians gathered to remember of the lives lost at residential schools…

Dozens attended a ceremony hosted by the Remembering the Children Society at the Red Deer Cemetery Saturday morning. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Former Red Deer Rebels play-by-play announcer Cam Moon (right) began commentating for Edmonton Oilers games during the 2020-2021 NHL season. (Advocate file photo)

Long-time Rebels commentator Cam Moon living his dream calling Edmonton Oilers games

For more than 20 years, Cam Moon was the voice of the…

Former Red Deer Rebels play-by-play announcer Cam Moon (right) began commentating for Edmonton Oilers games during the 2020-2021 NHL season. (Advocate file photo)
The grand opening ceremony for the QEII Wellness Centre was held Friday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

QEII Wellness Centre in Red Deer hosts grand opening

A grand opening ceremony was held for the QEII Wellness Centre on…

The grand opening ceremony for the QEII Wellness Centre was held Friday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Elena Bakker will participate in the federal government’s Page Program at the House of Commons this upcoming year. (Contributed photo)

Red Deer woman participating in House of Commons page program

A Red Deer woman will be working in the House of Commons…

Elena Bakker will participate in the federal government’s Page Program at the House of Commons this upcoming year. (Contributed photo)
Colt Obst, with Koala-T Ink, is one of the many artists at this weekend’s Red Deer Tattoo Show at Westerner Park. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Red Deer Tattoo Show begins

Event runs until Sunday at Westerner Park

Colt Obst, with Koala-T Ink, is one of the many artists at this weekend’s Red Deer Tattoo Show at Westerner Park. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Rebecca Schulz, Alberta’s minister of children’s services, said recent grants will support youth-serving organizations across the province. (File photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)

Red Deer group receives funding to expand mental health supports for youths

Suicide Prevention Grant Program is providing $3 million over the next two years to 13 programs

Rebecca Schulz, Alberta’s minister of children’s services, said recent grants will support youth-serving organizations across the province. (File photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
Canadian Pacific is looking to hire 40 conductor positions in Central Alberta this year. (File photo by The Canadian Press)

Canadian Pacific looking to hire 40 conductors in Central Alberta

Career fair to be held next week in Red Deer

Canadian Pacific is looking to hire 40 conductor positions in Central Alberta this year. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
NDP health critic David Shepherd says a temporary closure of the Stettler Hospital and Care Centre’s emergency department will put ‘even more pressure’ on the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. (Photo contributed)

Stettler Hospital and Care Centre emergency department closed Thursday

The emergency department at the Stettler Hospital and Care Centre is without…

NDP health critic David Shepherd says a temporary closure of the Stettler Hospital and Care Centre’s emergency department will put ‘even more pressure’ on the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. (Photo contributed)