Kyle Foster, Ontario
Following a complaint received by the CFF; on August 1, 2020, Kyle Foster was found to have violated the Code of Conduct and the Policy on Discrimination and Harassment for unwelcome remarks that he made to the complainant in 2010-2012 and to other individuals (which were reported to the complainant) in 2012 and 2015. While the complaint was outstanding, from November 18, 2019 to July 31, 2020, Mr. Foster was the subject of interim measures which prohibited him from coaching and training athletes under the age of 18. Such interim measures have terminated as of August 1, 2020.
The following sanctions were imposed on Mr. Foster:
- He will write a letter of apology to the complainant by August 31, 2020;
- He will undergo counselling for 6 months, starting on August 1, 2020;
- He will complete the Safe Sport module of the Coaching Association of Canada training curriculum by August 31, 2020;
- He is banned from all CFF posts and assignments until September 30, 2020;
- He is banned until September 30, 2020 from competing and participating in any provincial, national or international fencing competitions or participating in any training camps (however, such ban does not affect his ability to attend any fencing events as a spectator, his ability to strip coach his spouse at any fencing events, or his ability to coach at and operate the Canadian Fencing Academy); and
- He will not have any contact with the complainant for 12 months, starting on August 1, 2020.
Quentin Raneiri, Alberta
- is banned from all competition until February 1st, 2021 after receiving a black card at a competition on February 23, 2020.