Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19) and Troy Gillard (@Troy_Gillard)

Wynne Dempster played pro hockey with the Johnstown Jets, the team that inspired the movie "Slap Shot."
Wynne Dempster played pro hockey with the Johnstown Jets, the team that inspired the movie "Slap Shot." Submitted (Dempster family)

Rustlers rally behind local hockey legend battling brain cancer

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19) and Troy Gillard (@Troy_Gillard)
February 11, 2019 - 7:50pm

The family of a local hockey legend is thankful for support from the community as its patriarch deals with a recent brain cancer diagnosis.

Wynne Dempster won the Centennial Cup with the Jr. A Red Deer Rustlers in 1971 and would eventually return to coach the team in the early 80s.

Team Alberta athletes are in Red Deer this weekend for a look at what life will be like during the 2019 Canada Winter Games.
Team Alberta athletes are in Red Deer this weekend for a look at what life will be like during the 2019 Canada Winter Games. rdnewsNOW / Troy Gillard

Team Alberta checks out 'home field advantage' for Canada Winter Games

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19) and Troy Gillard (@Troy_Gillard)
January 19, 2019 - 12:58pm

The "home team" is in Red Deer this weekend getting a look at what life will be like next month during the 2019 Canada Winter Games.

O'Connell confident heading into title fight this weekend

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19) and Troy Gillard (@Troy_Gillard)
January 18, 2019 - 11:25am

Cam O’Connell fully intends to take advantage of the second chance he’s getting this weekend.

The Red Deer boxer steps into the ring Saturday night in Brampton, Ontario versus Hamilton's Josh O'Reilly in a battle for the vacant North American Boxing Association lightweight title.

Stephen Garvey, founder and leader of the National Citizens Alliance, is pictured in May 2017 outside Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School.
Stephen Garvey, founder and leader of the National Citizens Alliance, is pictured in May 2017 outside Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School. rdnewsNOW file photo

'Mass immigration' talk relocated, pro-diversity groups speak out

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19) and Troy Gillard (@Troy_Gillard)
November 23, 2018 - 1:15pm

A group wanting to put a halt to “mass immigration” to Canada is returning to Red Deer this weekend.

The National Citizens Alliance (NCA) is hosting an event Saturday afternoon from 2 – 4 p.m.

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