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
Rate increases proposed this week could see resident’s bills for water, sewer and garbage collection go up more than $140-a-year in Redcliff. Town Council debated the proposed numbers this week, and could pass them early next month. If the proposed rates are approved, they would be in..more »
A local company, Sonic Oilfield Service Limited, was expecting to learn it’s fate today after an explosion in 2011 gave one of its workers second degree burns. Instead, the case was adjourned. According to an agreed statement of facts, in June 2011, a trucker drove his vehicle into..more »
The Heart and Stroke Foundation is short canvassers this year for their annual door-to-door campaign. The fundraiser happens in February, but normally by this time of year, the charity already has 80 percent of its canvassers in place – right now they only have 50. This is the biggest fundraiser..more »
The cost to relocate Fire Station #2 could climb $2.25 million to $8.75 million total, a city committee heard Tuesday. But the Corporate Services Committee also heard the new plan will save $85,000 in operating costs, annually. “The $85,000 simply comes from operating three..more »