Tag Archives: Jumbo Glacier Resort

Green leader seeks to end ‘absurd situation’

A new chapter is being added to the never-ending story that is Jumbo Glacier Resort. Andrew Weaver, (pictured above) Leader of the B.C. Green Party and MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head, yesterday introduced a bill that would ensure municipalities could … > Read More

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Jumbo focus of film night with guest speaker

CMI and Wildsight are co-hosting a viewing of the film Jumbo Wild and a keynote address by Dr. Cam Owens who will speak to: “Politics, Geography and Environmental Assessment: Reflections on the Struggle over the Jumbo Valley.” Cam is an … > Read More

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Ktunaxa takes Qat’muk fight to Supreme Court

On October 5, the Ktunaxa Nation filed an application seeking leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada to set aside the August 6 B.C. Court of Appeal decision on the Jumbo Glacier Resort project. That decision found B.C.’s … > Read More

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Ktunaxa consider options after Court of Appeal ruling

The Ktunaxa Nation is “deeply disappointed” by an August 6 Court of Appeal British Columbia ruling that upheld the Master Development Agreement between Glacier Resorts Ltd. (GRL) and the Province of B.C. for the development of Jumbo Glacier Resort. The court dismissed … > Read More

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Appeal dismissed; GRL master plan to be amended

The Court of Appeal British Columbia today (August 6) unanimously dismissed an application by the Ktunaxa Nation Council to overturn an earlier Supreme Court decision that upheld the Master Development Agreement (MDA) between Glacier Resorts Ltd. (GRL) and the province for the development of … > Read More

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Jumbo Wild East-West Hike August 15

A special hike is planned August 15 to celebrate the Jumbo Valley and efforts to keep it free of Jumbo Glacier Resort. Wildsight is spearheading a Jumbo Wild celebration of supporters from the East and West Kootenay, with a rendezvous in … > Read More

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Five major questions must be answered

Letter to the Editor June 18 was a momentous date for the people of the Kootenays and British Columbia. The cancellation of the Environmental Assessment Certificate (EAC) for Jumbo Glacier Resort must now mark the end of a decades-long struggle … > Read More

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This is achieved when we stand for what is right

MLA Report By Norm Macdonald, Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA People in the communities I represent want to make decisions for themselves. People in this area do not want to have decisions imposed upon them and they are willing to stand and … > Read More

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Ktunaxa Nation lauds minister’s determination

The Ktunaxa Nation welcomes a recent B.C. Government decision that determined the proposed Glacier Resorts Ltd. development in the heart of Qat’muk would no longer be able to proceed. Minister of Environment Mary Polak announced on June 18 that the … > Read More

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Jumbo EA certificate ruled expired

Environment Minister Mary Polak has determined that the Jumbo Glacier Resort project has not been substantially started. As a result, the environmental assessment certificate has expired and Glacier Resorts Ltd. cannot proceed with developing this project unless a new certificate … > Read More

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