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
It’s her first taste of freedom in years. Connie Oakes is on her way home to Saskatchewan, one day after the crown stayed her murder charge. Oakes was released from an Edmonton penitentiary Thursday. Her release came just hours after the Crown Prosecutor appeared in a Medicine Hat..more »
Alberta is known the world over for our beef industry, but there has been huge reaction over a Canadian restaurant chain looking to the United States for its beef. The Earls restaurant chain wants to serve its customers meat that is raised humanely and produced without antibiotics, steroids, and..more »
A Medicine Hat woman who fought to have her murder conviction overturned is now able to walk free. The Crown Prosecutor stayed the murder charge against Connie Oakes in court Thursday. Oakes was convicted of second degree murder in the death of Casey Armstrong. She has been fighting since..more »
Two workers died in separate job related accidents in Alberta on April 27th, just one day before the National Day of Mourning, a day dedicated to remembering those killed in workplace incidents. Pembina Pipelines confirms a contractor died Wednsday afternoon at one of its facilities near Redwater, northeast of Edmonton. Earlier in the day, a man was..more »