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Posted on: April 1, 2020

County looking for members of a new trails taskforce

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At the March 3 County Council meeting, terms of reference were approved for a new Trails Taskforce. 

The development of trails and pathways within the County was identified as a key priority among residents in the last Community Needs Assessment S...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Transit Changes

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As part of the ongoing effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, reduced transit hours and frequency will be implemented on all conventional routes beginning Monday, March 23, 2020. 

Red Deer Transit will move to an hourly schedule from a 30 minut...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: March 30, 2020

New funding for non-profit & charitable groups

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The Alberta Government is providing $30 million to municipalities, charitable and non-profit organizations to provide help to individuals, seniors, families and other vulnerable Albertans who are isolated or impacted by measures to contain COVID-19.

The Re...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Covid 19 - Playground closures

Please note that all public campgrounds, day use areas, and playgrounds in Red Deer County are now closed to public access until further notice.

Playgrounds - Balmoral Hall- Benalto School- Big Bend (Innisfail Airport)- Dickson- Edwell Hall- Liber...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Red Deer County reminds residents of municipal closures and event postponements

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Red Deer County Council would like to remind residents of the various municipal closures and postponements currently in effect. Several events and activities have been withdrawn, and all County municipal buildings remain closed to the public. 

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

City reduces transit hours and frequency effective today

Transit Busses

As part of the ongoing effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the City of Red Deer has reduced transit hours and frequency on all conventional routes beginning today, Monday, March 23. 

  • Red Deer Transit will move to an hourly schedule from a 30...
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Red Deer County News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Red Deer County closes municipal buildings to the public until further notice

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As of 4:30PM on March 18, 2020, Red Deer County municipal buildings are closed to the public in collaboration with the Government of Alberta’s updated response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Closures to the public include:

  • Red Deer County Centre at 38...
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Red Deer County News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Red Deer County cancels all recreation and FCSS programming

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Red Deer County is temporarily cancelling all recreation and Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) programming effective immediately due to the increased presence of COVID-19 in Alberta. Online registrations will be refunded through the customer&...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Road Bans take effect Monday, March 23

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Effective at 7 a.m. on Monday, March 23, road bans will be in effect in the jurisdiction of Red Deer County, excluding all industrial and commercial subdivisions. All gravel roads remain at 100% of axle weight allowance. 

View and print the new ro...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

POSTPONED: 2020 Volunteer Appreciation Night

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The 2020 Volunteer Appreciation Night has been postponed until further notice. 

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Grand opening of new Family Resource Centre in Springbrook is postponed

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Red Deer County is postponing the grand opening event for the Family Resource Centre in Springbrook due to the increased presence of Covid-19 in Alberta. The event will take place at a future date.

County Mayor Jim Wood comments, “There is no nee...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Junction 42 Update

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Located at the Highway QEII and Highway 42 Interchange, Red Deer County’s Junction 42 is slated to be the next major commercial hub on the QEII corridor.

At the end of January 2020, the County was pleased to announce the opening of two businesses...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Tree removal on private land

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Removal of trees from your own private property is allowed with the exception that trees located near water bodies and slopes cannot be removed.

No municipal approval is required for tree removal. Section 45.8 of the County’s Land Use Bylaw state...

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Red Deer County News