Melanie Bell-Fournier - Lifetime Withdrawal from Industry

Calgary, Alberta - On April 12, 2017, Melanie Bell-Fournier, previously a mortgage associate in Grande Prairie, applied to permanently withdraw from industry membership.

At the time of her application, Ms. Bell-Fournier was the subject of conduct proceedings under the Real Estate Act. The issues under investigation were whether Ms. Bell-Fournier altered documents, submitted them to a bank, and lent funds to her client unlawfully.

At the time of Ms. Bell-Fournier’s withdrawal from industry, there had been no disciplinary hearing, admissions or findings of fact.

The Real Estate Council of Alberta approved Ms. Bell-Fournier’s application to withdraw, and this results in a voluntary lifetime prohibition from industry membership; conduct proceedings are now discontinued.

The Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) is an independent, non-government agency, responsible for governing real estate, mortgage broker, property management, and real estate appraisal industry professionals under Alberta’s Real Estate Act. RECA’s mandate is to protect consumers and to provide services that enhance and improve the industry and the business of industry professionals.