Red Deer and Area

Officials with AHS and the Red Deer Regional Health Foundation reveal this year's Festival of Trees raised $1.1 million to go towards a new Pyxis automated medication dispensing system at Red Deer Regional Hospital.
Officials with AHS and the Red Deer Regional Health Foundation reveal this year's Festival of Trees raised $1.1 million to go towards a new Pyxis automated medication dispensing system at Red Deer Regional Hospital. Sheldon Spackman

Festival of Trees raises $1.1 million for Red Deer Regional Hospital

By Sheldon Spackman
December 11, 2018 - 10:20am

Officials with the Red Deer Regional Health Foundation (RDRHF) have announced this year’s Festival of Trees has raised $1.1 million.

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City to tackle new community safety objectives in 2019/2020

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
December 11, 2018 - 1:09am Updated: December 11, 2018 - 7:44am

The City of Red Deer is moving ahead with new objectives which stem from its two-year-old Community Safety Strategy.

A report was given to city council on Monday which outlined some of the work done by the Systems Leadership Team over the last 18 months.

This site at 5233 54 Avenue is the future site of permanent supervised consumption services.
This site at 5233 54 Avenue is the future site of permanent supervised consumption services. rdnewsNOW file photo

Development permit approved for supervised consumption services

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
December 11, 2018 - 12:24am Updated: December 11, 2018 - 7:42am

A development permit chock full of conditions, including a seven-year sunset clause, has been approved for a new supervised consumption services (SCS) site in Red Deer.

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