Tag Archives: Jumbo Creek Conservation Society

Groups say Jumbo cannot legally proceed

Jumbo Creek Conservation Society (JCCS) and Wildsight, with the assistance of Ecojustice, last week made submissions to the Environmental Assessment Office that will help determine whether Glacier Resorts Ltd.’s Environmental Certificate is still valid. If valid, the certificate allows the … > 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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Atlantis to the Rockies… using geophysics to uncover the past

The 2013 annual general meeting of the Jumbo Creek Conservation Society, November 18, 7:30 p.m. at DTSS Theatre, will feature an exciting illustrated lecture by modern day explorer Paul Bauman. Admission is by donation. Archaeology is inherently a destructive science; … > Read More

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Inaugural Jumbo municipal meeting to have rally backdrop

The first meeting of the Jumbo Glacier Mountain Resort Municipality council will be conducted with an anti-resort development rally as a backdrop. Wildsight and Jumbo Creek Conservation Society members are being encouraged to gather outside of the Village of Radium … > Read More

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Standing their ground, the Ktunaxa trigger judicial review of Jumbo

The Grizzly Bear Spirit was in their hearts and minds as they marched to the passions of a new battle cry in a more than two decade old war. The cry; ‘Stand our ground.’ About 350 Ktunaxa Nation (KN) and … > 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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Crocodiles and Ice – Circumnavigation of Ellesmere Island

From the steamy jungles of the Solomon Islands, to shamanic wisdom from the Siberian tundra, to the frozen seas of Ellesmere Island, join scientist, explorer, and author, Jon Turk, for an evening of high adventure and rich discovery. Jon stepped … > 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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Region’s most famous son and environmental groups pledge to keep Jumbo wild

Cranbrook’s and the East Kootenay’s most famous son is disappointed with the provincial government over signing the Master Development Agreement for the Jumbo Glacier Resort last week. Professional hockey legend Scott Niedermayer, the now retired rock-steady, calming influence defenseman who … > Read More

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Ktunaxa celebrate Qat’muk Declaration with Akisqnuk gathering

A few hours after Ktunaxa Nation Council chair Kathryn Teneese, retired hockey legend Scott Niedermayer and NDP and Official Opposition leader Adrian Dix held a media event at the Victoria Legislature to celebrate the first anniversary of the Qat’muk Declaration, … > Read More

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