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Pothole repair and road resurfacing are among the projects the City of Red Deer could spend a $6 million federal grant for capital projects. (Advocate file photo)

City of Red Deer will get more money for road repairs in 2021 federal budget

More details are needed about grants for affordable housing and transit, says CFO

 

Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School is dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak with 10 or more active cases. ( File photo by Advocate Staff)

COVID-19 impacting Red Deer schools

Education minister says 99.6 per cent of students and staff remain in school in Alberta

 

Jessica Swainson learned about improvisation and filmmaking at The Hub on Ross before its closure. She’s pictured here with her former Hub instructor Jason Steele. (Contributed photo).

Red Deer city, arts council are working to close ‘gaps’ left by The Hub’s closure

Could some popular Hub programs be resurrected at Northside Community Centre?

 

DynaLife is hiring more staff to bring waiting times for blood tests down in Red Deer. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma, File)

DynaLIFE is hiring more staff in Red Deer to reduce wait times

Wait times for appointment will be further reduced

DynaLife is hiring more staff to bring waiting times for blood tests down in Red Deer. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma, File)
Conceptual 3D rendering of Capstone.

Red Deer brings innovation to community-building

Capstone builds a vital, vibrant community for now and the future

  • Apr 19, 2021
Conceptual 3D rendering of Capstone.
Lieutenant Commander Nicole Robichaud welcomes members of the Liberian Coast Guard aboard the HMCS Moncton for training with Royal Canadian Navy off the coast of Monrovia, Liberia, Africa. (Contributed photo by Corp. Ryan Moulton)

Red Deer-raised woman finds her sea legs as commander in the Royal Canadian Navy

Cdr. Nicole Robichaud started out as a local sea cadet

Lieutenant Commander Nicole Robichaud welcomes members of the Liberian Coast Guard aboard the HMCS Moncton for training with Royal Canadian Navy off the coast of Monrovia, Liberia, Africa. (Contributed photo by Corp. Ryan Moulton)
oldest and largest youth organization in Canada 
Youth HQ coordinates programming for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Red Deer & District and BGC Red Deer & District Club. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Boys and Girls Clubs have a new name

Oldest and largest youth organization in Canada

oldest and largest youth organization in Canada 
Youth HQ coordinates programming for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Red Deer & District and BGC Red Deer & District Club. (File photo by Advocate staff)
The red dotted line marks the extent of the Michener north lands, which are being purchased by the city. Alberta Infrastructure is about to begin demolishing 16 empty buildings on the site. (Contributed image)
The red dotted line marks the extent of the Michener north lands, which are being purchased by the city. Alberta Infrastructure is about to begin demolishing 16 empty buildings on the site. (Contributed image)
Mayzie the Canada goose is back nesting in a flower pot on a backyard balcony in Anders on the Lake. (Contributed)

Canada goose back nesting on Red Deer balcony

Third year in a row geese return

Mayzie the Canada goose is back nesting in a flower pot on a backyard balcony in Anders on the Lake. (Contributed)
The Best of Red Deer, Readers’ Choice Awards 2021
The Best of Red Deer, Readers’ Choice Awards 2021
Alberta is offering small businesses affected by the most recent public health orders another payment of up to $10,000 from the Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Alberta is offering small businesses affected by the most recent public health orders another payment of up to $10,000 from the Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Street art by Red Deer artist Bronson Wilson was stolen from the downtown Dose Cafe this week. (Photo contributed)
Street art by Red Deer artist Bronson Wilson was stolen from the downtown Dose Cafe this week. (Photo contributed)
(File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer city council to consider tax rate bylaw

Economic initiatives and incentives to be discussed at Monday’s council meeting

(File photo by Advocate staff)
Alberta Health said more than 800 pharmacies are now offering the COVID-19 vaccine province wide. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Alberta Health said more than 800 pharmacies are now offering the COVID-19 vaccine province wide. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Red Deer transit officials are seeking public feedback on starting an on-demand bus service, where shared rides can booked on line during less busy times of day when it isn’t necessary to run larger buses. (Advocate file photo).

On-demand bus service for some parts is being considered by Red Deer Transit

Red Deerians are asked to weigh in by completing a survey

Red Deer transit officials are seeking public feedback on starting an on-demand bus service, where shared rides can booked on line during less busy times of day when it isn’t necessary to run larger buses. (Advocate file photo).
Rieley Kay, owner of Cilantro and Chive, says the weather will play a big role in patio use at his restaurant. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Rieley Kay, owner of Cilantro and Chive, says the weather will play a big role in patio use at his restaurant. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Red Deer and District Chamber of Commerce CEO Rick More is disappointed the provincial government is rolling back business re-opening to Phase 1 because of the spread of COVID-19 variants. (Advocate file photo).

Red Deer Chamber says rollback to Step 1 of relaunch ‘betrays’ businesses

‘Step backwards is a huge blow,’ says Chamber CEO

Red Deer and District Chamber of Commerce CEO Rick More is disappointed the provincial government is rolling back business re-opening to Phase 1 because of the spread of COVID-19 variants. (Advocate file photo).
Red Deer North MLA Adriana Lagrange says a rock was thrown through her office window. (Photo from Twitter)
Red Deer North MLA Adriana Lagrange says a rock was thrown through her office window. (Photo from Twitter)
Vancouver Canucks centre Brandon Sutter is one of several players on the team battling COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Rebels’ Brent Sutter concerned as son Brandon fights COVID-19

Shortly after the book closed on the Red Deer Rebels sixth straight…

Vancouver Canucks centre Brandon Sutter is one of several players on the team battling COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Rhoda Parnell and Don Tjart star in the indie short film ‘The Diner,’ which was made in Red Deer last fall and is running at film festivals around North America. (Contributed photo)
Rhoda Parnell and Don Tjart star in the indie short film ‘The Diner,’ which was made in Red Deer last fall and is running at film festivals around North America. (Contributed photo)