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
Students at Elm Street School in Medicine Hat got a big surprise Thursday morning when 10 Cardinal Energy trucks pulled up outside. “They had a truck assigned for every grade and it was just filled with presents for every child in the school.” Santa himself made rounds to all the classes to give out gifts the kids had asked him for. For the 170..more »
The fight over parking near hospitals has been heard in Ottawa. A petition was circulated earlier this summer, asking the Trudeau government to consider providing free parking around medical facilities. More than 5,600 Albertans signed it, showing they too are frustrated with the current system. While Alberta Health Services says..more »
Work is finally complete on the city’s Christmas tree downtown. Pro Comm Solutions has spent the last three days out in the frigid temperatures, stringing a new set of lights on the tree. Pictures from the official lighting last Friday made for a laugh on social media. But the work to get new lights up wasn’t..more »
The new fire station on Trans Canada Way is almost finished being built. Media and city officials were given a tour of $9.2 million building Thursday afternoon. It features a new type of exhaust system and slab heating in the engine bay, along with a fire pole because living quarters are situated upstairs. Medicine Hat Mayor Ted Clugston and yours..more »