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Red Deer city council will meet behind closed doors on Monday to discuss a narrowed-down list of potential sites for the permanent homeless shelter. (Advocate file photo).

Red Deer city council to discuss narrowed-down list of potential shelter sites in closed meeting Monday

The 96 initial sites were reduced to 12 after additional assessments

National Police Federation director Kevin Halwa discussed the merits of keeping Alberta’s RCMP and not replacing it with a provincial force on Jan. 31 in Red Deer. (Photo by Paul Cowley/Advocate staff)

National Police Federation criticizes new Alberta provincial policing website

National Police Federation represents 20,000 RCMP officers

Red Deer RCMP are investigating a deadly attack on a cat in the Michener Hill neighbourhood earlier this week.  (Advocate file photo)

Humane society staff “appalled” by cat attacks

One of the cats which died was adopted from Central Alberta Humane Society

Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks at the Justice Department Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

FBI seized ‘top secret’ documents from Trump home

The FBI recovered documents that were labeled “top secret” from former President…

Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks at the Justice Department Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Alberta's provincial flag flies in Ottawa, Monday July 6, 2020. The president of the Alberta Federation of Labour wants a meeting with the premier and provincial labour minister to ensure workplaces with COVID-19 outbreaks are shut down. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Woman whose essay wasn’t chosen in Alberta contest wants better apology from judges

A woman who submitted an essay to an Alberta government contest says…

Alberta's provincial flag flies in Ottawa, Monday July 6, 2020. The president of the Alberta Federation of Labour wants a meeting with the premier and provincial labour minister to ensure workplaces with COVID-19 outbreaks are shut down. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Lake Geraldine, Iqaluit's drinking water reservoir, nears historic minimum levels on Friday, Aug.12, 2022. The City of Iqaluit has declared a state of emergency due to the water shortage. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dustin Patar

City of Iqaluit declares emergency due to water shortage

The City of Iqaluit declared a state of emergency Friday due to…

Lake Geraldine, Iqaluit's drinking water reservoir, nears historic minimum levels on Friday, Aug.12, 2022. The City of Iqaluit has declared a state of emergency due to the water shortage. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dustin Patar
A protester yells “freedom” towards a person who attempted to stick a paper sign on a truck criticizing the so called “Freedom Convoy,” a protest against COVID-19 measures that has grown into a broader anti-government protest, on its 18th day, in Ottawa, on Monday, Feb. 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

International partners had concern about Canada’s ‘ability to handle’ convoy protests

Two days before the Emergencies Act was invoked last February to quell…

A protester yells “freedom” towards a person who attempted to stick a paper sign on a truck criticizing the so called “Freedom Convoy,” a protest against COVID-19 measures that has grown into a broader anti-government protest, on its 18th day, in Ottawa, on Monday, Feb. 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Red Deer Mayor Ken Johnston said he’s heard positive comments about less downtown crime at Coffee with a Cop public feedback sessions. (Advocate file photo.)

Crime reduction feedback is positive at Coffee With a Cop sessions, says Red Deer mayor

But Ken Johnston said lack of safety in downtown is still a perception issue for some Red Deerians

Red Deer Mayor Ken Johnston said he’s heard positive comments about less downtown crime at Coffee with a Cop public feedback sessions. (Advocate file photo.)
About 90 per cent of canola in the province are in the podding stage, according to the latest Alberta Crop Report. (Advocate file photo)

Central Alberta crops in good condition, but more rain needed

Latest Alberta Crop report was released Friday

About 90 per cent of canola in the province are in the podding stage, according to the latest Alberta Crop Report. (Advocate file photo)
The Kiwanis Club of Red Deer is hosting its annual golf tournament this upcoming Wednesday. (Black Press file photo)

Kiwanis Club of Red Deer’s annual golf tournament returns

Event set for Wednesday at Sylvan Lake Golf and Country Club

The Kiwanis Club of Red Deer is hosting its annual golf tournament this upcoming Wednesday. (Black Press file photo)
Sylvan Lake Theatre Trail actors Everett Dool (left) and Layne Zazalak rehearse one of the four plays. (Contributed photo by Megan Routhier)

Theatrical trailblazers launch a new Sylvan Lake tourist attraction

Theatre Trail will run Sept. 10, 11, 17 and 18 throughout the town

Sylvan Lake Theatre Trail actors Everett Dool (left) and Layne Zazalak rehearse one of the four plays. (Contributed photo by Megan Routhier)
(File photo by Advocate staff)

Blue cart ambassadors arriving in Red Deer next week

Blue cart ambassadors arriving next week Recycling Council of Alberta ambassadors will…

(File photo by Advocate staff)
Red Deer's population is 100,844, making it Alberta's third largest city, according to the 2021 Statistics Canada census. (Advocate file photo)

More than 1,600 people participate in Shape Your Red Deer

Red Deer’s size, location, trails, arts scene and parks are some of…

Red Deer's population is 100,844, making it Alberta's third largest city, according to the 2021 Statistics Canada census. (Advocate file photo)
Former B.C. premier Christy Clark speaks to media in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday, July 31, 2017. Clark says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau divided Canadians over his handling of the truckers' convoy, and that the federal Conservatives are running to the extremes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ben Nelms

Federal Tories racing to the ‘extremes,’ says former B.C. premier Christy Clark

Former British Columbia premier Christy Clark on Thursday endorsed Jean Charest to…

Former B.C. premier Christy Clark speaks to media in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday, July 31, 2017. Clark says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau divided Canadians over his handling of the truckers' convoy, and that the federal Conservatives are running to the extremes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ben Nelms
A man enters Freedom Mobile store in Toronto on Thursday, November 24, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Rogers, Shaw, Quebecor sign definitive agreement on planned sale of Freedom Mobile

Rogers Communications Inc. and Shaw Communications Inc. have signed a definitive agreement…

A man enters Freedom Mobile store in Toronto on Thursday, November 24, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Premier Jason Kenney attended the official groundbreaking ceremony for the new Centre of Excellence held on June 21, 2022. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Voting deadline looms in race to replace Jason Kenney as Alberta UCP leader, premier

It’s deadline day to buy $10 Alberta United Conservative Party memberships to…

Premier Jason Kenney attended the official groundbreaking ceremony for the new Centre of Excellence held on June 21, 2022. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Canada's Mason McTavish (23), Logan Stankoven (10) and Kent Johnson (13) celebrate a goal against Slovakia during second period IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship action in Edmonton on Thursday August 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

McTavish puts up six points, Canada crushes Slovakia 11-1 at world juniors

Mason McTavish didn’t have to pull on the Maple Leaf and play…

Canada's Mason McTavish (23), Logan Stankoven (10) and Kent Johnson (13) celebrate a goal against Slovakia during second period IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship action in Edmonton on Thursday August 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Participating DQ locations in South Surrey and White Rock will be donating the net proceeds of Blizzard treats to the BC Children's Hospital Foundation on Aug.11 (Dairy Queen)

Red Deer Dairy Queens raise $110K for Miracle Treat Day

Children’s hospitals will get a big boost thanks to Red Deer’s six…

Participating DQ locations in South Surrey and White Rock will be donating the net proceeds of Blizzard treats to the BC Children's Hospital Foundation on Aug.11 (Dairy Queen)
Ryan Jake Applegarth. (File photo/RCMP)

Convicted in Wetaskiwin manslaughter case awaiting sentencing

Applegarth is also awaiting trial for the second degree murder of Ponoka woman

Ryan Jake Applegarth. (File photo/RCMP)
The Red Deer Vipers and the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre have agreed on a multi-year partnership. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Red Deer Vipers, Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre agree to partnership

A local hockey team is teaming up with a nonprofit organization to…

The Red Deer Vipers and the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre have agreed on a multi-year partnership. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)