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
There are reports of a hunger strike happening at the Medicine Hat Remand Centre. In a phone call this morning from the centre, an inmate told CHAT TV News that it started on Friday around lunchtime and involves 19 men from one unit. “We’re being mistreated. We don’t get..more »
Alberta continues to reel from the low price of oil as the provincial unemployment rate in January climbed above the national rate for the first time in nearly 30 years. While the jobless rate for Alberta is 7.4% for January, here in Medicine Hat that number is closer to 8%. The trickle down..more »
A new study from Alberta Health Services shows an alarming number of cancer cases each year are preventable. The study is being touted as the most comprehensive of its kind in Canada, and it represents the first time that Alberta cancer statistics have been broken down to show the impact of..more »
Earlier this week some members of City Council said they wanted to see the report compiled by an independent investigator hired by the City Centre Development Agency, looking into allegations of workplace harassment at the Monarch Theatre. But it appears the Public School Board isn’t..more »