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Justin Meldrum (left) and Eric Koster (right) earn gold at 2018 SkillsCanada Nationals in Edmonton June 4 & 5.
Justin Meldrum (left) and Eric Koster (right) earn gold at 2018 SkillsCanada Nationals in Edmonton June 4 & 5. SkillsCanada

RDC apprenticeship students earn gold at SkillsCanada National Competition

By Sheldon Spackman
June 22, 2018 - 6:00pm

A pair of apprenticeship students from Red Deer College are basking in the glow of gold medals earned at the 2018 SkillsCanada National Competition held in Edmonton this month.

(l-r): RDC's Lloyd Desjarlais, Michelle Edwards Thomson, Vickie Cardinal-Widmark and Dr. Krista Robson at the CAPAL conference presentation at Campion College earlier this year.
(l-r): RDC's Lloyd Desjarlais, Michelle Edwards Thomson, Vickie Cardinal-Widmark and Dr. Krista Robson at the CAPAL conference presentation at Campion College earlier this year. RDC

RDC research team touts importance of partnerships with Indigenous communities

By Sheldon Spackman
June 22, 2018 - 1:03pm

A research team from Red Deer College has recently wrapped up a project exploring the importance of developing relationships with Indigenous peoples and including them in determining how that research is designed and the findings are shared.

Bradley Abel performs at Sunnybrook Farm on Thursday, June 21.
Bradley Abel performs at Sunnybrook Farm on Thursday, June 21. rdnewsNOW / Josh Hall

Summer in Red Deer jam-packed with events to enjoy

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
June 22, 2018 - 9:52am Updated: June 23, 2018 - 8:23am

You need not leave the city this summer to have fun with the whole family.

So says Tourism Red Deer who hosted a summer kickoff luncheon at Sunnybrook Farm on Thursday to celebrate everything that’s going on in Red Deer over the next few months.

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