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Sportsnet.ca
Memorial Cup-host Regina Pats hope to celebrate 100th season with CHL championshipequally distribute talent at every age group. They planned to build around Ste
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equally distribute talent at every age group. They planned to build around Steel and Leschyshyn, who was acquired from Red Deer in January 2015. Mahura, one of the top defencemen in the WHL, was also brought in from Red Deer at last season’s... Read more
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BC Local News
Friss wants to make a differenceRobert Friss wants to commit the next four years of his life to make Red Deer b
BC Local News / Posted 4 hours ago
Robert Friss wants to commit the next four years of his life to make Red Deer better. To do that, he is running for councillor in the civic election. Friss sees the Riverlands redevelopment as an opportunity to bring an entertainment district to... Read more
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BC Local News
Red Deer’s Canadian Blood Services saves livessaved by those willing to donate blood. Canadian Blood Services held a Partner
BC Local News / Posted 4 hours ago
saved by those willing to donate blood. Canadian Blood Services held a Partners For Life breakfast Sept. 20th at Sheraton Red Deer Hotel to engage with new companies and give them an opportunity to find out more about what Canadian Blood Services... Read more
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BC Local News
Jean Bota runs for Red Deer County Division 2Jean Bota is looking to represent represent Red Deer County Division 2 after de
BC Local News / Posted 4 hours ago
Jean Bota is looking to represent represent Red Deer County Division 2 after declaring her candidacy in the upcoming municipal election. "I think we live in one of the best areas in the world," she said. "We have central location; we are on the... Read more
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BC Local News
Former mayoral candidate seeks a council position insteadA former Canadian Armed Forces member has joined the race to become a Red Deer
BC Local News / Posted 9 hours ago
A former Canadian Armed Forces member has joined the race to become a Red Deer city councillor. Jason Habuza is the manager at Burger King. A few weeks ago, he had declared he would run for mayor but after some thought he decided he should start at... Read more
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BC Local News
WATCH: Goulet-Jones runs a second timeCalvin Goulet-Jones is trying his luck again to become a Red Deer city councill
BC Local News / Posted 9 hours ago
Calvin Goulet-Jones is trying his luck again to become a Red Deer city councillor. Goulet-Jones ran in the 2013 election under the Red Deer First banner, and received enough votes for 13th place out of 30 candidates. The conservative candidate, as... Read more
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BC Local News
Avid volunteer runs for Red Deer city councilA business woman and long-time volunteer wants to do even more for her communit
BC Local News / Posted 10 hours ago
A business woman and long-time volunteer wants to do even more for her community by joining Red Deer council. Council candidate Valdene Callin, 51, has volunteered on boards and committees with multiple organizations including: Red Deer Child Care... Read more
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BC Local News
Homelessness, Canada Winter Games top priorities for Matt Chapineven sought the Progressive Conservative of Alberta nomination in the 2015 prov
BC Local News / Posted 10 hours ago
even sought the Progressive Conservative of Alberta nomination in the 2015 provincial election. A prep cook at Moxies in Red Deer, Chapin hasn't had the electoral success he hoped for in those elections. But that hasn't stopped him from trying... Read more
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BC Local News
Former city councillor enters racelinked. "We need an addiction centre – period. The province currently has a pr
BC Local News / Posted 11 hours ago
linked. "We need an addiction centre – period. The province currently has a projected plan for a safe injection site in Red Deer. While that addresses short-term safety issues, it merely hacks at the leaves of this crisis without really tackling... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Report predicts strong local economic growthwildfire. From 2015 to 2016 Wood Buffalo's GDP shrank by an average of 8.9 per
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 19 hours ago
wildfire. From 2015 to 2016 Wood Buffalo's GDP shrank by an average of 8.9 per cent, much more than Calgary, Edmonton and Red Deer, whose GDPs fell by an average of less than three per cent over the same period. However, the region's economic... Read more
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BC Local News
WATCH: A first-time flyer thanks to Red Deer Boys and Girls ClubZachary Oberst took to the skies for the first time in his life thanks to the R
BC Local News / Posted 19 hours ago
Zachary Oberst took to the skies for the first time in his life thanks to the Red Deer and District Boys and Girls Club. Oberst, 17, was one of three Red Deerian club members to board a plane for the first time when they flew to Ottawa for the... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Bowden prison worker helped Sylvain Martin escape: RCMPthe fall of 2015. Mounties allege a prison employee developed an inappropriate
Calgary Sun / Posted 19 hours ago
the fall of 2015. Mounties allege a prison employee developed an inappropriate financial relationship with Martin. Peter Edgar, who is 61, has been charged with permitting or assisting escape. He is scheduled to appear in Red Deer court on Oct.... Read more
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BC Local News
Bowden prison worker accused of helping an inmate escapewarrant in Quebec, and returned to the custody of Corrections Canada in the fal
BC Local News / Posted 20 hours ago
warrant in Quebec, and returned to the custody of Corrections Canada in the fall of 2015. Peter Edgar, 61, is a Red Deer County resident. He is charged with two counts of permitting or assisting escape contrary to section 146 of the... Read more
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BC Local News
O’Chiese woman sentenced for stabbing death22, was sentenced to four years and six months for manslaughter and nine months
BC Local News / Posted 20 hours ago
22, was sentenced to four years and six months for manslaughter and nine months for assault causing bodily harm in Red Deer Court of Queen's Bench on Thursday. She pleaded guilty to those charges in January. Beaverbones killed Kieron Dale... Read more
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BC Local News
Demand for hampers outstrips donations to Red Deer Food BankThe struggling Red Deer Food Bank will get a badly needed boost in donations fr
BC Local News / Posted 20 hours ago
The struggling Red Deer Food Bank will get a badly needed boost in donations from two community fundraisers this weekend. So far, food stocks are simply not keeping up with growing community demand for hampers, said the food bank's... Read more
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BC Local News
Red Deer wakes up to snowRed Deer had its first glimpse of the white stuff this season when slushy snow
BC Local News / Posted 20 hours ago
Red Deer had its first glimpse of the white stuff this season when slushy snow topped roofs and vehicles Thursday morning. Dan Kulak, meteorologist with Environment Canada in Edmonton, said one cm of snow was recorded at Red Deer Airport at 9 a.m.... Read more
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BC Local News
Charges laid against former Bowden Institution Employeean inappropriate financial relationship with Martin while Martin was incarcerat
BC Local News / Posted 20 hours ago
an inappropriate financial relationship with Martin while Martin was incarcerated at the institution. Edgar, age 61 of Red Deer County, is charged with 2 counts of permitting or assisting escape contrary to section 146 of the Criminal Code. He... Read more
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BC Local News
Books on the Bus: now available on BOLT TransitCentre Expansion and the grand opening of the Blackfalds Parent Link Centre. T
BC Local News / Posted 20 hours ago
Centre Expansion and the grand opening of the Blackfalds Parent Link Centre. This new service is a partnership with Red Deer Transit, City of Lacombe, Town of Blackfalds, Lacombe and Blackfalds FCSS offices, the Mary C. Moore Library and the... Read more
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Lacombe Globe
Wranglers prepare for season openerchances.” The Wranglers had a decent run last season, finishing the regular se
Lacombe Globe / Posted 21 hours ago
chances.” The Wranglers had a decent run last season, finishing the regular season with a 25-12-1 record and tied with the Red Deer Vipers for third place in the northern division. In the playoffs, they squeaked out of the first round against the... Read more
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Lacombe Globe
Tax changes not just for the wealthy: expertssmall businesses are an attack on the wealthy is one tax experts are trying to
Lacombe Globe / Posted 21 hours ago
small businesses are an attack on the wealthy is one tax experts are trying to change. During a town hall meeting held by Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins last Wednesday at the Blackfalds Community Centre, more than 200 people heard from a trio... Read more
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BC Local News
Red Deer RCMP arrest three after stolen vehicle flees policeThree people are facing numerous criminal charges after Red Deer RCMP arrested
BC Local News / Posted 21 hours ago
Three people are facing numerous criminal charges after Red Deer RCMP arrested them in a stolen vehicle with a firearm and a large sword. Shortly before 2:30 a.m. on Sept. 17th, RCMP located a stolen Ford Escape as it drove through south Red... Read more
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BC Local News
Red Deer RCMP arrest three after stolen vehicle flees policeBlack Press Staff Three people are facing numerous criminal charges after Red
BC Local News / Posted 21 hours ago
Black Press Staff Three people are facing numerous criminal charges after Red Deer RCMP arrested them in a stolen vehicle with a firearm and a large sword. Shortly before 2:30 a.m. on Sept. 17, RCMP located a stolen Ford Escape as it drove through... Read more
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Lacombe Globe
Candidates set after Nomination dayAdministration office. Election Day voting will take place at the Alix Communit
Lacombe Globe / Posted 22 hours ago
Administration office. Election Day voting will take place at the Alix Community Hall. Around Central Alberta In nearby Red Deer, Mayor Tara Veer will be challenged by Sean Burke for her seat, and a total of 29 candidates will fight for eight... Read more
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BC Local News
Commercial vehicles ticketed during safety inspectionTwenty per cent of commercial vehicles were issued tickets and taken out of ser
BC Local News / Posted 22 hours ago
Twenty per cent of commercial vehicles were issued tickets and taken out of service during safety checks in Red Deer earlier this month. Red Deer RCMP said 18 violation tickets were issued after 104 commercial vehicles travelling through the city... Read more
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BC Local News
Sword seized from stolen vehicle stopped in Red DeerRed Deer RCMP seized two rifles and a sword after stopping a stolen SUV early S
BC Local News / Posted 22 hours ago
Red Deer RCMP seized two rifles and a sword after stopping a stolen SUV early Sunday morning. Shortly before 2:30 a.m. RCMP identified the stolen vehicle while it was being driven through south end of the city and laid down a spike belt that... Read more
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BC Local News
Eighteen commercial vehicles issued tickets during safety checks in Red DeerBetween Sept. 5th and 6th, 104 commercial vehicles travelling through Red Deer
BC Local News / Posted 22 hours ago
Between Sept. 5th and 6th, 104 commercial vehicles travelling through Red Deer underwent safety inspections that resulted in 20% of them being taken out of service. The safety checks were conducted by multiple partnering agencies in the area as part... Read more
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BC Local News
St. Joseph High School officially opens its doorshave juggled the time table and have moved forward." Daniel believes that this
BC Local News / Posted 23 hours ago
have juggled the time table and have moved forward." Daniel believes that this is a sign Catholic education is growing in Red Deer—with the entire division growing by 4.5%. "We are probably a big part of that," he said. "People are coming to us... Read more
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BC Local News
Michael Dawe runs for municipal electionRecently retired City of Red Deer Municipal Historian Michael Dawe hopes to mak
BC Local News / Posted 23 hours ago
Recently retired City of Red Deer Municipal Historian Michael Dawe hopes to make his next venture on Red Deer City council. "I have worked in the same career for 38 years," he said. "It had reached a time to retire. I still have the interest, the... Read more
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BC Local News
Municipal election forums planned so farNow that the candidates are official for the 2017 municipal election, all eyes
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
Now that the candidates are official for the 2017 municipal election, all eyes turn to the upcoming forums. Red Deer and District Chamber of Commerce kicks things off with a two-hour forum for all municipal candidates at Westerner Park's Harvest... Read more
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BC Local News
Red Deer Catholic students raise thousands for charitiesRed Deer Catholic Regional Schools donated $77,973 to non-profits and 822 kilog
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools donated $77,973 to non-profits and 822 kilograms of food during the 2016-17 school year. Throughout the division schools supported local communities through social justice activities that incorporate faith through... Read more
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BC Local News
Man sentenced to one year for child pornA porn-addicted 70-year-old Red Deer man has been sentenced to a year in prison
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
A porn-addicted 70-year-old Red Deer man has been sentenced to a year in prison. Ronald Allan Nichols pleaded guilty in March to possession of child pornography and was sentenced in Red Deer Court of Queen's Bench on Thursday. Before sentencing,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Marking the birthday of Mary Shelley's creationof The Mary Shelley Play also marks the homecoming of Danielle Larose, who play
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
of The Mary Shelley Play also marks the homecoming of Danielle Larose, who plays Mary Shelley. Born and raised in Red Deer, Larose went to Scotland in 2009 to complete the final year of studies in musical theatre. In 2010, she moved to... Read more
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BC Local News
RDC film student wins national scholarshipA Red Deer College Motion Picture Arts student has received a prestigious natio
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
A Red Deer College Motion Picture Arts student has received a prestigious national cinematography scholarship. Fourth-year student Everett Sokol was awarded the $3,000 William F. White/Vilmos Zsigmond Cinematography Scholarship, which was presented... Read more
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BC Local News
Council candidate wants to be the voice for those who are strugglingSandra (Sam) Bergeron wants to give a voice to people who are going through str
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
Sandra (Sam) Bergeron wants to give a voice to people who are going through struggles. Bergeron came to Red Deer 15 years ago. A single mother, she quickly found out she made just slightly more ($6) than the cutoff for low-income housing... Read more
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BC Local News
Christine Moore looking for second term as County councilloris demonstrated by being involved with council advocating the minister of justi
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
is demonstrated by being involved with council advocating the minister of justice to implement enhanced policing in Red Deer County, she continued. "I am a real collaborator and I believe in regional collaboration. We have to collaborate... Read more
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BC Local News
New candidate advocates for diversityBayongwa is a vote for diversity. Originally from the Democratic Republic of C
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
Bayongwa is a vote for diversity. Originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nshombo Bayongwa, 43, has lived in Red Deer for the past 11 years. He knows moving to a new place isn't easy, let alone moving to a new country. He said he... Read more
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BC Local News
Semi hauling hogs rolls at Red Deer traffic circleA semi-truck hauling pigs rolled at a Red Deer traffic circle, spilling the ani
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
A semi-truck hauling pigs rolled at a Red Deer traffic circle, spilling the animals onto the street. Wednesday evening, at 7:10 p.m., Red Deer RCMP were called to the traffic circle in the east part of the city. Police said it was a single vehicle... Read more
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BC Local News
UCP candidates face off in first debatedon't have to wonder what side of an issue they'll stand on today." There will
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
don't have to wonder what side of an issue they'll stand on today." There will be four more debates — in Edmonton, Red Deer, Fort McMurray and Lethbridge — before party members pick a leader next month. Mount Royal University political... Read more
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BC Local News
WATCH: Athletes pumped for Red Deer Special OlympicsChyanne Robertson is thrilled to get back to playing sports with Red Deer Speci
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
Chyanne Robertson is thrilled to get back to playing sports with Red Deer Special Olympics. Robertson's family has participated in Red Deer Special Olympics, an affiliate of Special Olympics Alberta, for about 30 years. Before the 18-year-old was... Read more
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BC Local News
Grand openings for two new Catholic schools in Central AlbertaRed Deer Catholic Regional Schools celebrated the opening of two schools in the
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools celebrated the opening of two schools in the division on Wednesday. Although schools opened earlier this month, an opening ceremony gave staff at St. Joseph High School a chance to showcase their new school and... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Politics in Alberta school: Conservatives are almost fascists and Green are centristRED DEER, Alta. -- A high school in central Alberta is going to review how it t
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
RED DEER, Alta. -- A high school in central Alberta is going to review how it teaches politics to students after United Conservative Party leadership candidate Jason Kenney criticized a social studies banner. Kenney says the banner at Hunting Hills... Read more
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BC Local News
Outpouring of global praise for pet Rottweiler that stopped Springbrook break-inworker, who suffered two strokes in 2015 and now lives on a disability pension.
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
worker, who suffered two strokes in 2015 and now lives on a disability pension. Her husband Paul works in operations at the Red Deer Airport. The couple, who moved to Central Alberta from Nova Scotia eight years ago, have never before had their home... Read more
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BC Local News
Kenney upset about Hunting Hills High School political spectrum bannerwe should all be concerned that students are being taught a completely distorte
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
we should all be concerned that students are being taught a completely distorted and biased version of Canada and Alberta's political spectrum," said Kenney. A representative from the Red Deer Public School Division was unavailable for... Read more
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BC Local News
Hazardous Materials Unit investigates unknown substance that made man sickhospital on Wednesday afternoon after he was sickened by a substance found in a
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
hospital on Wednesday afternoon after he was sickened by a substance found in a truck that had been stolen and recovered. Red Deer Emergency Services was called by RCMP after the recovered flatbed one-ton truck stolen truck was brought back by its... Read more
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BC Local News
Tim Hortons, liquor store, car wash coming to development in east Red Deer neighbourhoodA strip mall in Timberlands will bring new businesses including a Fas Gas car w
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
A strip mall in Timberlands will bring new businesses including a Fas Gas car wash and, potentially, a Tim Hortons. Red Deer Municipal Planning Commission approved Wednesday morning the eight-building commercial development at the intersection of... Read more
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BC Local News
Whale and the Wolf coming to Bo’sBo's Bar and Grill on Sept. 22nd will be hosting two of Alberta's up and coming
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
Bo's Bar and Grill on Sept. 22nd will be hosting two of Alberta's up and coming acts when Red Deer's Magic Spells opens for Edmonton's Whale and the Wolf. "We love Red Deer and have played there a bunch now," Whale and the Wolf Vocalist Ryan Maier... Read more
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BC Local News
New Blackfalds school holds opening ceremonyCatholic Schools Trustees' Association said that she is blessed to serve not on
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
Catholic Schools Trustees' Association said that she is blessed to serve not only as president, but also as a trustee with Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools for the past 10 years. "I personally know the years of advocacy that have gone into... Read more
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BC Local News
Red Deer RCMP search for armed robbery suspectRed Deer RCMP are investigating an armed robbery at a pub in Riverside Meadows
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
Red Deer RCMP are investigating an armed robbery at a pub in Riverside Meadows in the early morning of Sept. 16th and are looking for public assistance to identify the suspect. RCMP were called to Cheers pub on 54th Ave. at 1 a.m. on Sept. 16th,... Read more
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BC Local News
Unfolding: Red Deer RCMP, EMS and HazMat Team deal with unknown substance on 49 AvenueRed Deer RCMP, City of Red Deer Emergency Services staff and the Hazardous Mate
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
Red Deer RCMP, City of Red Deer Emergency Services staff and the Hazardous Materials Response Unit are dealing with an unknown substance in a truck on 49 Avenue between 78 Street and 78A Street, and that area is currently closed to traffic. First... Read more
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BC Local News
Road closed in north Red Deer as police deal with unknown substanceRed Deer RCMP, City of Red Deer Emergency Services staff and the Hazardous Mate
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
Red Deer RCMP, City of Red Deer Emergency Services staff and the Hazardous Materials Response Unit are dealing with an unknown substance in a truck on 49th Ave. between 78th St. and 78A St., and that area is currently closed to traffic. First... Read more
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