Red Deer is located in Central Alberta, midway between the major cities of Edmonton and Calgary. Alberta’s busiest highway, The Queen Elizabeth II (QE II) Highway, runs through the region and connects Red Deer to Edmonton and Calgary. The term “Red Deer Corridor” is often used to describe the Red Deer area and the communities along the QE II Highway.
Whether you are thinking of moving to the Red Deer area or if you have just moved here, a warm welcome awaits you. Our city is easy to get around and offers many of the amenities you would expect to have in Canada’s larger cities. In any language, it’s a great place to raise a family, work, and play.
With a population of over 100,000 Red Deer has one of the fastest growing economies in North America and is consistently ranked as a prime location for doing business. The Red Deer economy is based on the oil and gas industry, agriculture, manufacturing, tourism, petrochemicals, and transportation.
Red Deer offers public transit, trails and pathways and an efficient road system. The Red Deer regional airport, and several bus lines offer transportation to and from the city.