Tag Archives: Jumbo Glacier Resort

Kootenay MLAs press Liberals for Jumbo answers

The Official Opposition NDP continues to demand answers from the BC Liberal government about its support for the Jumbo Glacier Resort Municipality (JGRM) and ski resort proposal. Earlier this week, two Kootenay MLAs launched offensives demanding answers as to how … > Read More

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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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No election for a ‘town’ with no residents

By Gerry Taft When most of us think of a small town, we think of friendly neighbours and quiet streets – the type of place where you know almost everyone. I’m privileged to be elected as mayor of Invermere, B.C., which … > Read More

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JGRM an affront to democratic traditions

Letter to the Editor On November 15, the citizens of B.C. will elect representatives to make local decisions and spend taxes on their behalf. In all municipalities, that is, except for one: Jumbo Glacier Resort Municipality (JGRM), near Invermere. JGRM … > Read More

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NDP charge Jumbo building in avalanche path

The Official Opposition B.C. NDP went on the offensive in terms of the Jumbo Glacier Resort (JGR) battle Nov. 4. A Question Period charge of Environment Minister Mary Polak stemmed from information received from Panorama-based company RK Heli-Ski, which outlines how … > Read More

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Who is and isn’t deserving of police protection?

Letter to the Editor “I think the next step is just to blockade it. I would be willing to go to jail if that’s what it takes.” “Keep up the resistance” “Maybe we need to get in front of the heavy equipment.” … > Read More

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The terrible foundation of negligence

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW The road to the upper Jumbo Creek Valley is your typical logging road. It is 55 km from Invermere to the Jumbo Glacier Resort site, with the first 18 kms a somewhat maintained paved stretch … > Read More

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Mother Nature bars cement trucks from Jumbo

Mother Nature got in the way of a day of cement pouring at Jumbo Glacier Resort Oct. 4 when the first of a reported 15 cement trucks became stuck near the proposed village site, 55 km west of Invermere. The … > Read More

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Jumbo rally Oct. 4 at Mineral King

An anti-Jumbo Glacier Resort rally is planned for tomorrow (Saturday, Oct. 4) at the Mineral King Mine area as concrete trucks are slated to head into the upper Jumbo Valley as part of initial construction work on the ski resort. … > Read More

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As the saying goes

Letter to the Editor What a magnificent day last Saturday (Sept. 20) was for a trip up to Jumbo! There were an awful lot of people there and all seemed to be enjoying the beautiful surroundings and marveling at the … > Read More

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