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Tanya Foubert

Tanya Foubert

Tanya Foubert started as a news reporter at the Rocky Mountain Outlook in 2006, and left town briefly in 2012 to be editor of a weekly newspaper in Whistler, B.C. In 2018, she took the position of editor at the Outlook. She has also won national and provincial news-writing awards for her coverage of the 2013 flood in Canmore.

Recent Work by Tanya

MD of Bighorn looking at off-leash dog bylaw for Exshaw

MD of Bighorn looking at off-leash dog bylaw for Exshaw

MD of Bighorn council will consider changes to its animal control bylaw and hold a non-statutory public hearing in the near future to prohibit off-leash dogs in Exshaw.
MD of Bighorn awards contract for Jura Creek debris flood mitigation

MD of Bighorn awards contract for Jura Creek debris flood mitigation

"I understand that this mitigation work is intended to protect Exshaw from debris floods, but I fear there is still too much uncertainty around groundwater issues in east Exshaw if the current mitigation design were to proceed, so I cannot support [the motion]," said Councillor Lisa Rosvold on Tuesday (June 8).
Canmore church apologizes for removing shoes left as vigil

Canmore church apologizes for removing shoes left as vigil

"Now that I think about it, I regret that I could have allowed the memorial to stay out longer to make it more visible, so people could have a sense of its importance."
Canmore church apologizes for removing shoes left as vigil

Canmore church apologizes for removing shoes left as vigil

"Now that I think about it, I regret that I could have allowed the memorial to stay out longer to make it more visible, so people could have a sense of its importance."
Buried in the Aftermath: Guiding association committed to addressing post-critical response

Buried in the Aftermath: Guiding association committed to addressing post-critical response

Part four of Buried in the Aftermath looks at how the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides is undertaking a review to establish a post-critical incident response process and working to change the culture of the industry to address issues like communicating risk to clients. It also looks at how guiding companies handle these situations and explores the data around how many fatalities on guided trips have occurred in western Canada from 2000-20.
Buried in the Aftermath: Guiding association committed to addressing post-critical response

Buried in the Aftermath: Guiding association committed to addressing post-critical response

Part four of Buried in the Aftermath looks at how the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides is undertaking a review to establish a post-critical incident response process and working to change the culture of the industry to address issues like communicating risk to clients. It also looks at how guiding companies handle these situations and explores the data around how many fatalities on guided trips have occurred in western Canada from 2000-20.
Buried in the Aftermath: 'Low probability, high consequence events are every climber's nightmare'

Buried in the Aftermath: 'Low probability, high consequence events are every climber's nightmare'

Part three of Buried in the Aftermath explores the 2019 avalanche at Massey’s Waterfall near Field, B.C. that killed one ice climber and partially buried another. Ice climbing has become an increasingly popular winter activity, and with many frozen waterfalls located in avalanche terrain, are there lessons to be learned when critical incidents occur?
Third-party review of Jura Creek flood mitigation design raises concerns

Third-party review of Jura Creek flood mitigation design raises concerns

"I would like to have legal advice of what the jeopardy is to the MD of Bighorn after they commissioned a report from an internationally accredited engineering firm and then do not implement the recommendations in the third-party review," said Councillor Paul Ryan.
Buried in the Aftermath: Mountain guides affected by post-traumatic stress after critical incidents in the backcountry

Buried in the Aftermath: Mountain guides affected by post-traumatic stress after critical incidents in the backcountry

Part two of Buried in the Aftermath looks at how mountain guides are affected by critical incidents that occur in the backcountry. Barry Blanchard shares his experience dealing with trauma as a guide and details a new initiative – Mountain Muskox. Ken Wylie, who as an assistant guide survived an avalanche in 2003 that killed seven clients, challenges the industry with taking a look at how it handles these types of incidents.
Buried in the Aftermath: Mountain guides affected by post-traumatic stress after critical incidents in the backcountry

Buried in the Aftermath: Mountain guides affected by post-traumatic stress after critical incidents in the backcountry

Part two of Buried in the Aftermath looks at how mountain guides are affected by critical incidents that occur in the backcountry. Barry Blanchard shares his experience dealing with trauma as a guide and details a new initiative – Mountain Muskox. Ken Wylie, who as an assistant guide survived an avalanche in 2003 that killed seven clients, challenges the industry with taking a look at how it handles these types of incidents.