Blackfalds RCMP has laid criminal charges in connection with a fraud investigation in the County of Red Deer. In October of 2012, RCMP began their investigation into an internal fraud reported to police whereby an employee of an unspecified oil field company appeared to be altering financial documents and taking money from the business.
From 2006 to 2011, 36 year old Shelley Davidson of Cochrane, Alberta was employed in a book keeping capacity where her responsibilities included accounts receivable, payroll, and day end returns. Police alleging that during that time, Davidson defrauded the local business is excess of 1 million dollars
Rumours are swirling today about a move that would forever change the landscape of provincial politics in Alberta. According to numerous sources working on the condition of anonymity, the opposition Wildrose party will be voting this afternoon on whether or not to merge with the Progressive..more »
As the price of oil continues to slide, the province has announced plans to take control of spending with a new committee to support the 2015 budget. Made up of 7 members including the Premier of Alberta and the Minister of Finance, the team will be making recommendations to the treasury board...more »
Possible user fee increases in 2015 for recreation, cultural, transit and senior services are on hold… for now. City Council decided to take the item back to the Public Services committee for more review. Councillors wrestled with the proposal that see fees for bus fares,..more »
If you’re hoping to see the new CNG buses making their rounds through the city, you’ll be waiting a little while longer. The delay is due to the new CNG fueling station running a bit behind schedule. The station was supposed to be open by the end of November, but the City is waiting on..more »