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
After more than a century, a group dedicated to making hospital stays a little more comfortable, is disbanding. In recent years the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital Auxiliary Association says they’ve been plagued with an inability to attract and retain new volunteers. “It’s sad,..more »
The Medicine Hat School Board tabled numbers on both operating finances and class room sizes at their monthly board meeting on Tuesday. Through the 2014-15 school year, the district came away with a $1.51 million operating surplus, more than double what was originally..more »
The City is looking at ways to overcome a $24.5 million dollar financial hole due to natural gas and electricity dividend losses. Financial planners predict the drop in energy prices will result in a clear cut in the energy dividend, before rebounding by $2 million in 2018. Between 2010 and..more »
The Alberta government is committing more money to help Syrian refugees arriving in this province. Premier Rachel Notley says in order to address the needs of the refugees and the communities in which they are arriving, her government is pledging $1 million to further support refugee resettlement...more »