Red Deer Advocate

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Red Deer Advocate
Type Daily newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Black Press Ltd.
Founded 1901, as Red Deer Echo
Headquarters 2950 Bremner Avenue
Red Deer, Alberta
T4R 1M9
Circulation 13,809 weekdays
13,411 Saturdays in 2011[1]
ISSN 0832-4379
Website reddeeradvocate.com

The Red Deer Advocate is a daily newspaper in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada.

Published by Black Press, the newspaper was first established in 1901 as the Red Deer Echo, changing its name to Alberta Advocate in 1903 and Red Deer Advocate in 1906. Originally it was a weekly newspaper issued on Fridays.[2]

The Advocate now publishes daily, from Tuesday to Friday as the Monday edition was dropped late in 2016, with the slogan "Central Alberta's Daily Newspaper". The newspaper publishes weekly supplements called Friday Forward (for city residents) and Central Alberta Life (for rural communities), and owns three weekly newspapers covering outlying Alberta towns: the Ponoka News in Ponoka, the Rimbey Review in Rimbey and the Stettler Independent in Stettler. In addition to printing its own weekly and daily products, the Advocate presses also print, by contract, several other newspapers covering communities in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.[2]

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  1. ^ Audit Bureau of Circulations e-Circ data for the six months ending September 30, 2011. Retrieved March 10, 2012.
  2. ^ a b "History of the Red Deer Advocate". RedDeerAdvocate.com: About Us. Retrieved March 10, 2012. 

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