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Ktunaxa call for religious freedoms to be upheld

The Ktunaxa Nation is headed to the British Columbia Court of Appeal in its effort to protect Ktunaxa freedom of religion guaranteed by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and protected by Section 35 of the Constitution of Canada. … > Read More

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Local decision-making critical for the land base

MLA Report By Norm Macdonald Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA I have always said that local people should have control over decisions made on their land base. I have always believed that tremendous wisdom lives within the communities that will be affected, … > Read More

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Chasing Rabbits and JCCS AGM

After completing an audit of Glacier Resort’s compliance to its Environmental Certificate commitments, the Environmental Assessment Office found Glacier Resorts to be in non-compliance with some of their pre-construction commitments. Jumbo Creek Conservation Society’s AGM on Thursday, Nov. 20, at David … > Read More

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Jumbo won’t fly, but not for the reasons you think

Perceptions by Gerry Warner “If you build it they will come.” That seems to be the belief of the B.C. government with its shocking announcement Wednesday appointing a mayor and council for a community that doesn’t exist – and given … > Read More

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Jumbo opposition outraged by province

The B.C. Government is coming under fire for today’s announcement of the signing of the letters patent for the creation of a municipality in the Jumbo Valley. Leading the charge is the Ktunaxa Nation (KN), which says the provincial government … > Read More

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Ktunaxa to file for judicial review of Jumbo proposal

If you thought the Jumbo Glacier Resort issue was moot following last winter’s provincial government approval, think again. The Ktunaxa Nation announced Nov. 15 that Friday, November 30 will be the filing date of an application for judicial review of … > Read More

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RDEK directors narrowly defeat Jumbo motion

Concerns about the creation of a municipality without citizens, in the Jumbo Valley west of Invermere, prompted a lively hour-long debate June 8 at the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board room. RDEK Electoral Area G director Gerry Wilkie … > Read More

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Jumbo Wild members vow the fight has just begun

About 250 people took part in a Jumbo Wild rally at the Invermere Community Hall last night. A downtown demonstration preceded a gathering in the hall, where a series of speakers declared their intent to keep fighting against the Glacier … > Read More

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Rally around Jumbo April 11 in Invermere

The Jumbo Creek Conservation Society is hosting a rally at the Invermere Community Hall on Wednesday, April 11 at 6:30 p.m. The purpose behind the rally is to allow people to share their thoughts on the proposed $1 billion Glacier … > Read More

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Jumbo approved

After 22 years of acrimonious process Glacier Resort Ltd. has been given the go-ahead by the provincial government to begin moving toward construction of a 6,250 bed multi-season ski resort in the Upper Jumbo Creek Valley, 55 km west of … > Read More

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