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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

The Radiant shines a new light on Banff Avenue

The Radiant shines a new light on Banff Avenue

"I think restaurant is a loaded word in our particular industry with certain people because I feel like calling the Radiant a restaurant is falling very short of what we envision for this space. We are a restaurant; we are a parlour; we are a lounge; we are a stage; we are a vehicle for artists to express themselves; we are a space where everyone is welcome."
Roam Transit making face coverings mandatory for Bow Valley bus routes

Roam Transit making face coverings mandatory for Bow Valley bus routes

Beginning next Monday (July 13), passengers travelling on Roam Transit buses in the Bow Valley will be required to wear a face covering, with some exceptions. Roam is the first public transit provider in Alberta to make face coverings mandatory as an additional safety measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Roam Transit making face coverings mandatory for Bow Valley bus routes

Roam Transit making face coverings mandatory for Bow Valley bus routes

Mandatory for passengers on public transit to cover their faces as of July 13, with some exceptions.
Canmore recreation facilities begin reopening with a 'new normal' due to COVID-19

Canmore recreation facilities begin reopening with a 'new normal' due to COVID-19

As of Wednesday (July 1), the Town of Canmore began reopening its facilities, however those hoping to swim at Elevation Place will have to wait until August due to a broken light fixture over the pool that needs to be replaced. Those who want to use the fitness centre and climbing wall will be able to do so by reservation beginning mid-July.
Bow Valley schools preparing re-entry plans for September

Bow Valley schools preparing re-entry plans for September

"We have to look at all the risks and benefits for our kids, for the teachers and for the administrators," said Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw during a town hall livestream Thursday (June 25). "Having kids stay at home and do virtual school for long periods of time brings with it other risks that we need to take into consideration."
UPDATED: STARS airlifts injured cyclist from Trans-Canada Highway near Lac des Arcs

UPDATED: STARS airlifts injured cyclist from Trans-Canada Highway near Lac des Arcs

Canmore RCMP are warning motorists that the eastbound lanes of the Trans-Canada Highway near Lac des Arcs are closed in order to create a landing zone for STARS air ambulance to airlift an injured cyclist to hospital
Changes to funding for victim services in Alberta means less money for Bow Valley organization

Changes to funding for victim services in Alberta means less money for Bow Valley organization

Changes proposed for the Victims of Crime Act would result in less funding for Bow Valley Victim Services if approved by the UCP government
Old Man's Garden a treasure of knowledge for all Albertans

Old Man's Garden a treasure of knowledge for all Albertans

"There was a real sense of place with many of her depictions of wildflowers, because she liked to depict them in their natural surroundings," said Canmore author and curator Mary-Beth Laviolette. "It is quite different to how a botanical artist would depict a flower or native plants." 
Three Sisters Mountain Village moving forward with two area structure plans

Three Sisters Mountain Village moving forward with two area structure plans

With the final wildlife corridor for Three Sisters Mountain Village approved by the province earlier this year, the developer is moving ahead with two area structure plans expected to be in front of council for consideration of first reading this fall
Funding support for destination marketing organizations announced

Funding support for destination marketing organizations announced

"This news is transformational for Banff and Lake Louise Tourism, and essential to our ability to rebuild demand and maintain critical programs that support Banff and Lake Louise, where the primary economic driver is tourism," said Banff and Lake Louise Tourism president and CEO Leslie Bruce.