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Ktunaxa proceeding with appeal of Qat’muk decision

The Ktunaxa Nation Sept. 2 announced that its lawyers have completed the next step in the process for appealing the BC Supreme Court’s decision regarding Qat’muk (Jumbo Glacier Resort) by filing the factum and accompanying appeal books at the British … > Read More

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Jumbo monitoring camps established

The environmental and ideological war named Jumbo is entering another lively phase as monitoring camps have been established in the Farnham and Jumbo drainages by members of Jumbo Wild. After call for volunteers August 15, the camps are now up … > Read More

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EAO green light for Jumbo laughable: Wildsight

The East Kootenay’s largest environmental watchdog agency is outraged over the B.C. Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) giving the green light for Jumbo Glacier Resort (JGR) to proceed with development based on a proponent self-report. The submission of a self-report to the … > Read More

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Ktunaxa appealing Supreme Court decision on Qat’muk

Today, the Ktunaxa Nation announced that it is appealing the April 3 Supreme Court of British Columbia ruling about the proposed all season ski resort development in the Jumbo Glacier area known to the Ktunaxa as Qat’muk. To the dismay of … > Read More

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Much more and much worse

Letter to the Editor It’s important to recognize the Jumbo Glacier Resort municipality’s money grab for what it really is. This is not just the run-of-the-mill waste of tax-dollars that we all take for granted as the status quo with our … > Read More

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The reasonableness standard

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb Please indulge me with your patience and participation in imagining this scenario. It is an alternate reality (it is best if you imagine this with Rod Serling’s voice). It is the year 2014; Europe has been … > Read More

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An opportunity missed: Wildsight

Yesterday, the BC Supreme Court dismissed the Ktunaxa Nation’s petition challenging the Master Development Agreement of the Jumbo Glacier Resort. “The decision of the BC Supreme Court is unfortunate,” said Robyn Duncan of Wildsight. “It was a missed opportunity to … > Read More

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Ktunaxa Nation vows to continue fight to protect Qat’muk

Members of the Ktunaxa Nation are deeply saddened by yesterday’s Supreme Court of British Columbia’s decision to dismiss its challenge of the Province’s approval of a Master Development Agreement for Jumbo Glacier Resort. The proposed resort would be built in the … > Read More

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Ktunaxa bid to quash Jumbo MDA dismissed

The Supreme Court of British Columbia today (April 3) dismissed an application by the Ktunaxa Nation Council to quash the Master Development Agreement (MDA) between Glacier Resorts Ltd. and the Province for the development of Jumbo Glacier Resort. Mr. Savage … > Read More

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Councils and boards ready for final year of mandates

The East Kootenay’s eight municipal councils (not counting the appointed Jumbo Glacier Resort council), the Regional District of East Kootenay’s seven Electoral Area directors and school board trustees are embarking on the final year of their mandates, with an election … > Read More

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