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Canadian Women's soccer team Head Coach Jon Herdman speaks at the 2017 RDC Scholarship Breakfast.
Canadian Women's soccer team Head Coach Jon Herdman speaks at the 2017 RDC Scholarship Breakfast.

RDC announces speaker for 2018 Scholarship Breakfast

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
December 8, 2017 - 4:16pm Updated: December 11, 2017 - 4:55pm

It’s that time of year again – Red Deer College and RDC Athletics are set to host the annual Kings and Queens Scholarship Breakfast.

April 11 at the Harvest Centre, RDC will host keynote speaker Karl Subban, the college revealed Friday.

Abby McQuay, 14, has cochlear implants and is pictured here with younger brother Jackson.
Abby McQuay, 14, has cochlear implants and is pictured here with younger brother Jackson. Submitted

Local deaf girl with cochlear implants wants to help those like her

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
December 4, 2017 - 11:59pm Updated: December 6, 2017 - 1:14pm

A local girl is a shining example of why early intervention for children with hearing problems is so important.

Abigail McQuay, 14, leads a regular daily routine and attends school at St. Francis of Assisi in Red Deer.

Former Calgary Stampeder Keon Raymond addresses the audience at Breakfast with the Guys 2017 at the Red Deer Golf and Country Club, Nov. 30.
Former Calgary Stampeder Keon Raymond addresses the audience at Breakfast with the Guys 2017 at the Red Deer Golf and Country Club, Nov. 30. Josh Hall

Taking a stand against domestic violence

By Sheldon Spackman
November 30, 2017 - 1:00pm Updated: November 30, 2017 - 7:05pm

Roughly one hundred people enjoyed a gourmet breakfast at the Red Deer Golf and Country Club Thursday morning while learning more about taking action against domestic violence.

rdnewsNOW/ Laine Mitchell

Eldorado school trees to remain after homeless reports unfounded

By Laine Mitchell (Twitter: @Laine_Mitchell)
November 30, 2017 - 8:18am

After an ongoing investigation in partnership with the Town of Drayton Valley, Wild Rose School Division says the wooded area behind Eldorado Elementary School shows no evidence of homeless people residing on the land, and the trees will remain standing. 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offers an apology in the House of Commons  on Tuesday to LGBTQ2 people for decades-old discrimination.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offers an apology in the House of Commons on Tuesday to LGBTQ2 people for decades-old discrimination. The Canadian Press / Adrian Wyld

Central Alberta Pride chair calls Trudeau's LGBTQ2 apology a positive first step

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
November 28, 2017 - 3:31pm

Canada’s Prime Minister told the nation Tuesday afternoon that the Government of Canada is sorry for decades-past discrimination against LGBTQ2 people.

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