Inside Well being’s former Leader Scientific Well being Officer, Dr. Albert de Villiers, used to be paid $361,656 throughout the 2021-22 fiscal yr, in line with the latest monetary statements.
This is regardless of him being charged with more than one kid intercourse crimes out of Alberta, together with sexual attack and sexual interference and extra lately with invitation to sexual touching, voyeurism, and making sexually particular subject matter to be had to a kid.
Of de Villiers’ general repayment to the top of March 2022, $189,958 used to be in wage. He used to be additionally paid $22,860 in advantages, $27,267 in pension, $90,094 in paid depart, and $31,477 in ‘different’ repayment.
Employed via Inside Well being in Aug. 2020, de Villiers used to be Leader Scientific Well being officer for ten months till June 8, 2021.
“He used to be then on a common paid depart from Jun 9, 2021 to Oct. 3, 2021,” Inside Well being Board Chair, Doug Cochrane, wrote within the Public Sector Govt Reimbursement Disclosure letter, dated Would possibly 30, 2022.
“Upon go back to paintings on Oct. 4, 2021 he [was] reassigned to venture MHO tasks.”
Whilst Inside Well being showed to NL Information ultimate week that de Villiers used to be hired via the well being authority, a spokesperson mentioned they might now not explain his present employment standing or whether or not he used to be paid. His identify additionally does now not seem on-line a few of the checklist of clinical well being officials hired via Inside Well being.
“We don’t seem to be ready to supply additional knowledge because of privateness tasks and the reality this subject is ahead of the courts,” the commentary mentioned.
The 54-year-old de Villiers used to be arrested in Kelowna on June 8 ultimate yr, and charged with sexual attack and sexual interference in opposition to a minor for occasions that allegedly happened close to Grande Prairie between June 15, 2018 and July 31, 2020.
He used to be granted bail day after today with plenty of prerequisites together with now not going close to or contacting any witnesses or sufferers within the case, and with an order not to be in public parks, neighborhood centres, faculties, daycares, or different puts the place folks below the age of 16 may well be, until with an authorized individual.
de Villiers is scheduled to seem in courtroom in January subsequent yr on the ones preliminary fees with a pre-trial convention set to start out on Oct. 21.
RCMP in Alberta additionally say he’s scheduled to be again in courtroom on Sept. 12 to respond to to his new fees, which relate to incidents that allegedly happened between Jan. 2017 and Dec. 2019.