Red Deer Will Host 2019 Canada Winter games

by Kirk Stephens on September 4, 2014

Well, Red Deer, we did it!

Our beautiful city will play host to the 2019 Canada Winter Games. This is going to be an event that will solidly place all eyes on our communities ability to host a major national sporting event. Your help is going to be needed to make it a huge success. Please volunteer for whatever you can, if you’re able.

There will be announcements and planning that will come in the days, weeks and months to follow. It will take a concerted effort by everyone to prepare for the games. There will be major opportunities for all to be involved. Be ready for the calls to action that will be sure to follow.

Feel free to bookmark this website and return to it to find further information as it becomes available.

Red Deer is ready!


Red Deer Rebels 2014 Black & White Game

Red Deer Rebels 2014 Black & White game - Sunday August 24, 2014

by Kirk Stephens on August 23, 2014


It seems that fall is just around the corner. For those that need evidence of this, the annual Red Deer Rebels intrasquad black & white game is a sure sign. The annual black & white game gives the coaches and management a chance to see top prospects play in a game setting, prior to the final roster cutdown.

August 24, 2014, 5pm @ the Red Deer Enmax Centrium, will be your first opportunity to see some of the new prospect players. Tickets are $2 at the door and all proceeds will go to the Red Deer Firefighters Athletic Fund. If you get to the game early, Olymel will be serving up free BBQ, while supplies last, starting at 3:30pm.


2019 Canada Winter Games – Red Deer is Ready!

August 18, 2014

Red Deer’s enthusiastic support for the 2019 Canada Winter Games will be on full display on August 22 on downtown Ross Street area from 11am -3pm. The awarding of the 2019 Canadian Winter Games will be decided between Red Deer and our fellow Albertans’ in Lethbridge. The committee members that decide the host city will […]

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Canadian Paraplegic Association 2014 Annual Golf Tournament

August 17, 2014

I was given the opportunity to play in the Canadian Paraplegic Association annual golf tournament at RiverBend Golf and Recreation Area course on Friday July 15. The annual tournament was dedicated and rebranded this year as the Marlin Styner Memorial Golf Classic. Course conditions at RiverBend were exceptional. The early morning started out with some damp […]

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Red Deer Snow Removal To Improve

December 2, 2013

It will come as no shock to the residents of Red Deer that our City’s ability to deal effective with the avalanche of snowfall we’ve received so far this year, has fallen short of most expectations. The overall mood I sense when talking to people is that most, if not nearly all, of us think […]

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Nova Chemicals To Spend $900-Million On Expanding Joffre Plant

March 8, 2012
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One of Central Alberta’s largest employers, Nova Chemicals today announced that they plan to spend upward of $900 million to increase their Joffre chemical plant production by as much as 40%. This is welcome news for Red Deer and Central Alberta, as the construction of this facility will create as many as 500 construction jobs, […]

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Red Deer Needs More Kid Friendly Places

March 6, 2012
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As a parent of a young child, I am somewhat disappointed in the lack of places that cater to children. Once, long ago, there was “Moonwalkers” which was a large indoor playground. Kids loved it for the maze of tubes, netting, ball pit, video games, and party rooms that were perfect for birthday parties. Unfortunately, […]

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Red Deer Westerner Days Parade – July 20, 2011

July 16, 2011

Just a quick reminder that one of Red Deer’s premiere annual summer family events, the Westerner Days Parade, is going to take place on July 20, 2011. Parade start time is 9:30am. It’s recommended to get to the parade route a bit early as the sidewalks fill up fast with excited children and adults alike. […]

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Red Deer Job Market Is Booming Again

May 23, 2011
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To drive through Red Deer’s industrial areas, one thing stands out. Help wanted!  Everywhere you look, there are sandwich boards, billboards, bumper stickers, decals on trailers, signs in windows, etc. all saying  they are looking for employees. Many of the businesses are advertising several positions available. Apprentices to journeymen, inexperienced to fully experienced, they need […]

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Double Decker Coffee Bus Is Brewing Up Customers In Red Deer

May 18, 2011
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Red Deer has a new place to get a great cup of coffee in the downtown area. The new business venture called Cool Beans is located at 4740-50th Street (Ross Street), across the road from the Provincial Courthouse, the large red double-decker has been transformed from passenger carrier to an eclectic coffee lovers oasis. The […]

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