Tag Archives: Jumbo Glacier Resort

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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Omitted CAA guideline pivotal and critical

The Purcell Pundit By Chris Conway A glaring omission in the Jumbo Glacier Resort (GRL) avalanche report could be the final nail in proposed resort’s coffin. A March 19 risk assessment report by Dynamic Avalanche Consulting determined that GRL’s day … > 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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Assessment shows building in avalanche path

By Chris Conway An expert risk assessment has determined that building foundations at Jumbo Glacier Resort are located within an avalanche path capable of producing large destructive avalanches. The foundations were constructed last fall in an effort to satisfy a … > Read More

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The tail is wagging the dog

By Chris Conway It’s a municipality with no residents. It has an appointed mayor and two councillors. That makes a council of three. Three is just enough. One to chair the council meeting, one to move the motions and, one to second the … > Read More

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Avalanche risk forces revision of Jumbo OCP

By Chris Conway A special council meeting of the Jumbo Glacier Mountain Resort Municipality (JGMRM) council was held April 1 at the Radium Hot Springs council chambers. The meeting was called to order at 2 p.m. by Mayor Greg Deck. Also … > Read More

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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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