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Liberal leader and prime minister Justin Trudeau in Iqaluit. Trevor Wright/NNSL photo

Hard lessons and awkward truths from Canada’s 44th federal election

By Bruce Cameron, Black Press Political Columnist Now that we are “back…

  • Sep 22, 2021
Liberal leader and prime minister Justin Trudeau in Iqaluit. Trevor Wright/NNSL photo
After jumping over 800 active COVID-19 cases Tuesday, Red Deer dipped to 767 active Wednesday. (Black Press file photo)

Woman under 20 from Central zone dies of COVID-19

Youngest person in the province to die from the virus

  • Sep 22, 2021
After jumping over 800 active COVID-19 cases Tuesday, Red Deer dipped to 767 active Wednesday. (Black Press file photo)
(Black Press file photo)

Producers reminded to take part in Harvest Sample Program

Submit samples prior to Nov. 30

  • Sep 22, 2021
(Black Press file photo)
The Flatiron Gallery will celebrate it’s grand opening Sept 25 and 26 as part of the Culture & Harvest Festival. (Photo submitted)

Flatiron Gallery opens this weekend

Part of the Culture & Harvest Festival

  • Sep 22, 2021
The Flatiron Gallery will celebrate it’s grand opening Sept 25 and 26 as part of the Culture & Harvest Festival. (Photo submitted)
Albertan’s are have until Sept. 23 to register for the third vaccine lottery.(File photo)

Albertan’s have until Sept. 23 to register for the third vaccine lottery

Register online for a chance to win the last $1-million prize

  • Sep 22, 2021
Albertan’s are have until Sept. 23 to register for the third vaccine lottery.(File photo)
Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced 29 new COVID-19 deaths in the province Tuesday. (Photo by Chris Schwartz/Government of Alberta)

3 more COVID-19 deaths in Red Deer as city surpasses 800 active cases

Province announces 29 more COVID-19 deaths, 1,519 new cases

  • Sep 21, 2021
Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced 29 new COVID-19 deaths in the province Tuesday. (Photo by Chris Schwartz/Government of Alberta)
(File photo)

Nominations for the 2021 municipal election closed

Nominations for the 2021 municipal election closed

  • Sep 21, 2021
(File photo)
The Red Deer Polytechnic cross country team had a strong showing in the first event of the 2021 Alberta Colleges Athletic Association season. (Photo courtesy of RDP Athletics)

RDP Kings cross country win gold at season-opening event

It was a memorable start to the Alberta Colleges Athletic Association cross…

  • Sep 20, 2021
The Red Deer Polytechnic cross country team had a strong showing in the first event of the 2021 Alberta Colleges Athletic Association season. (Photo courtesy of RDP Athletics)
Red Deer has the third most active COVID-19 cases in the province, behind only Calgary and Edmonton. (Black Press File Photo)

Red Deer up to 778 active cases of COVID-19

Red Deer added nearly 100 active COVID-19 cases over the weekend. As…

  • Sep 20, 2021
Red Deer has the third most active COVID-19 cases in the province, behind only Calgary and Edmonton. (Black Press File Photo)
Mercedes-Benz's GLB Class is one of six such utilities to wear the three-pointed star.

Introducing the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB

This compact utility vehicle could be just the right size for all but those seated in the third row

  • Sep 20, 2021
Mercedes-Benz's GLB Class is one of six such utilities to wear the three-pointed star.
(File photo)

Town Of Blackfalds Not Implementing Restriction Exemption Program

Town facilities will move to one-third occupancy

  • Sep 20, 2021
(File photo)

City of Lacombe implements COVID measures at facilities

Alberta has declared a state of public health emergency

  • Sep 20, 2021
Harry Joujan, Maverick Party.

Meet the candidate: Red Deer – Lacombe (Maverick Party)

Maverick: Harry Joujan

  • Sep 20, 2021
Harry Joujan, Maverick Party.
Brett Kissel will be part of the Cowboy Kicks fundraiser sponsored by MNP. (File photo THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power)

Westerner Park fundraiser postponed

Cowboy Kicks was to take place on Saturday and feature country star Brett Kissel

  • Sep 16, 2021
Brett Kissel will be part of the Cowboy Kicks fundraiser sponsored by MNP. (File photo THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power)
Chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said hospitals have never been under greater strain, as the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic hits the province hard. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)

Red Deer nears 600 active cases of COVID-19

Province reports 1,718 new cases and 10 new deaths

  • Sep 16, 2021
Chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said hospitals have never been under greater strain, as the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic hits the province hard. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)

Community news-hawks, I call you to action!

Let me know all the news that is the news across the city

  • Sep 16, 2021
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Wild West Chuckwagon Championship returns chuckwagon action to Ponoka

After falling silent for over a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic,…

  • Sep 16, 2021
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Monica Bartman, Lacombe County Economic Development Officer

Economic Development Officer named for Lacombe County

Lacombe County took further steps to boost local business and economic development…

  • Sep 16, 2021
Monica Bartman, Lacombe County Economic Development Officer
(Alberta Transportation)

Highway 12 roundabout slated for construction Spring 2022

Construction slated to start Spring 2022

  • Sep 16, 2021
(Alberta Transportation)
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta Health Services implementing immunization policy for staff

Alberta Health Services implementing immunization policy for staff

  • Sep 15, 2021
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh