Sean McIntosh

Sydnee Smith, with J5 Bar Mercantile, looks through clothes available at the Mortlach, Sask., company’s booth during the CFR Trade Show at Westerner Park in Red Deer on Saturday. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

CFR Trade Show features about 100 vendors

Event wraps up Sunday at Westerner Park in Red Deer

Sydnee Smith, with J5 Bar Mercantile, looks through clothes available at the Mortlach, Sask., company’s booth during the CFR Trade Show at Westerner Park in Red Deer on Saturday. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Bettenson’s Sand and Gravel Co. laid the dirt down at Westerner Park’s Peavey Mart Centrium on Saturday night, ahead of the 48th Canadian Finals Rodeo this week. (File photo via LinkedIn)

From ice to dirt: Peavey Mart Centrium transforms for CFR in Red Deer

After Friday night’s Red Deer Rebels game, Westerner Park staff was already…

Bettenson’s Sand and Gravel Co. laid the dirt down at Westerner Park’s Peavey Mart Centrium on Saturday night, ahead of the 48th Canadian Finals Rodeo this week. (File photo via LinkedIn)
The 48 edition of the Canadian Finals Rodeo begins Wednesday at Westerner Park’s Peavey Mart Centrium in Red Deer. (Advocate file photo)

CFR a boost to Central Alberta businesses

48th edition of the national championship rodeo begins Wednesday

The 48 edition of the Canadian Finals Rodeo begins Wednesday at Westerner Park’s Peavey Mart Centrium in Red Deer. (Advocate file photo)
Emil Tiedermann’s latest book, ‘The Ultimate Alberta Bucket List: 100 Adventures to Truly Experience Alberta’, is available now. (Contributed photo)

‘Ultimate Alberta Bucket List’ features adventures across the province

A new book highlights 100 adventures people can experience across the Province…

Emil Tiedermann’s latest book, ‘The Ultimate Alberta Bucket List: 100 Adventures to Truly Experience Alberta’, is available now. (Contributed photo)
The new Canyon Coaster at Canyon Ski Resort, which opens to the public Friday, is the first alpine coaster in Alberta. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Canyon Ski Resort’s new alpine coaster opens Friday

This is Alberta’s first alpine coaster

The new Canyon Coaster at Canyon Ski Resort, which opens to the public Friday, is the first alpine coaster in Alberta. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
The Help Alberta Wildies Society, which is based in Olds, aims to save and protect the free roaming wild horses with rare Spanish bloodlines throughout the Eastern Slopes of the Rocky Mountains. (Photo contributed by Help Alberta Wildies Society)
The Help Alberta Wildies Society, which is based in Olds, aims to save and protect the free roaming wild horses with rare Spanish bloodlines throughout the Eastern Slopes of the Rocky Mountains. (Photo contributed by Help Alberta Wildies Society)
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney provides details on air ambulance funding, in Calgary, Alta., Friday, March 25, The controversial party vote to determine the future of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney begins today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Kenney urges party to back him or risk division, election loss

Premier: ‘I’m 12-0! I know a thing or two about winning elections’

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney provides details on air ambulance funding, in Calgary, Alta., Friday, March 25, The controversial party vote to determine the future of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney begins today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Alberta’s COVID-19 death toll has risen to 4,003, the provincial government announced Friday. (Black Press file photo)

Alberta’s COVID-19 death toll climbs above 4,000

Alberta’s COVID-19 death toll has climbed above 4,000. Eleven new deaths were…

Alberta’s COVID-19 death toll has risen to 4,003, the provincial government announced Friday. (Black Press file photo)
Over the last week, 33 per cent of new non-ICU admissions were incidental cases, Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health said Thursday. (File photo by Government of Alberta)

Six new COVID-19 deaths reported in Alberta

Alberta has identified 552 new COVID-19 cases, the provincial government announced Thursday.…

Over the last week, 33 per cent of new non-ICU admissions were incidental cases, Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health said Thursday. (File photo by Government of Alberta)
Christian Denis works on an ice sculpture during the Town of Blackfalds’ Winterfest Monday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Central Alberta communities celebrate Family Day weekend

Central Alberta communities celebrate Family Day weekend Central Albertans in several communities…

Christian Denis works on an ice sculpture during the Town of Blackfalds’ Winterfest Monday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
There are now 15,384 active cases of the virus in Alberta, to go along with 500,756 recovered cases. (Black Press file photo)

Alberta identifies 619 new COVID-19 cases, eight deaths

The province’s chief medical officer of health is reminding Albertans to stay…

There are now 15,384 active cases of the virus in Alberta, to go along with 500,756 recovered cases. (Black Press file photo)
Red Deer has 1,268 active cases of COVID-19, according to geospatial mapping on the provincial government’s website. (Black Press file image)

Red Deer has 1,268 active COVID-19 cases

Alberta added another 3,592 COVID-19 cases Friday. There are now 61,615 active…

Red Deer has 1,268 active cases of COVID-19, according to geospatial mapping on the provincial government’s website. (Black Press file image)
Alberta announced 466 new COVID-19 cases Friday. There are now 6,386 active cases in the province, to go along with 316,455 recovered cases. (Advocate file photo)

Alberta identifies 412 new COVID-19 cases

The Government of Alberta has identified another 412 COVID-19 cases. There are…

Alberta announced 466 new COVID-19 cases Friday. There are now 6,386 active cases in the province, to go along with 316,455 recovered cases. (Advocate file photo)
Red Deer now has 234 active COVID-19 cases, which is two more than the 232 in Friday’s update. (Advocate file image)

Alberta identifies 1,300 COVID-19 cases over weekend

Alberta identified 1,300 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend: 586 on Friday,…

Red Deer now has 234 active COVID-19 cases, which is two more than the 232 in Friday’s update. (Advocate file image)
Alberta announced 466 new COVID-19 cases Friday. There are now 6,386 active cases in the province, to go along with 316,455 recovered cases. (Advocate file photo)

Red Deer has 232 active COVID-19 cases

Alberta identified 466 new COVID-19 cases Friday

Alberta announced 466 new COVID-19 cases Friday. There are now 6,386 active cases in the province, to go along with 316,455 recovered cases. (Advocate file photo)
(Black Press file image)

Alberta identifies 603 new COVID-19 cases Friday

City of Red Deer has 340 active cases

(Black Press file image)
The Government of Alberta says a recent report shows creating a provincial police force is ‘worth serious further consideration,’ says the provincial government. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Alberta police service ‘worth serious further consideration’: report

An independent report shows creating a made-in-Alberta provincial police service is “realistic,…

The Government of Alberta says a recent report shows creating a provincial police force is ‘worth serious further consideration,’ says the provincial government. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Alberta has 3,651 active cases of COVID-19.  (File photo)

Two more COVID-19 deaths in Red Deer

There are 388 active cases in the city

Alberta has 3,651 active cases of COVID-19.  (File photo)
Starting Monday, anyone accessing a business, venue and service participating in the province’s Restriction Exemption Program will need to provide government-issued proof of having received two doses of COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days earlier. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Starting Monday, anyone accessing a business, venue and service participating in the province’s Restriction Exemption Program will need to provide government-issued proof of having received two doses of COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days earlier. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw encouraged Albertans to get vaccinated on Monday. (File photo by The Associated Press)

Red Deer at 904 active cases

Alberta identifies 4,037 new COVID-19 cases over weekend

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw encouraged Albertans to get vaccinated on Monday. (File photo by The Associated Press)