Tag Archives: Local Government Act

City recruiting volunteers for advisory committees

There are several opportunities for public participation and involvement in the City of Cranbrook advisory committees listed below. Membership is open to residents of the City of Cranbrook. Advisory Planning Commission The Advisory Planning Commission advises Council on matters respecting … > 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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MLA decries Jumbo funding request as “ridiculous use of public money”

By Ian Cobb Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA Norm Macdonald March 25 decried the Jumbo Glacier Mountain Resort Municipality’s (JGMRM) recently tabled five-year financial plan during an exchange in the Legislature with Coralee Oakes, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development. Noting … > Read More

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Notice to motorists regarding pothole damage claims


It is that time of year again when potholes begin their annual appearance on the streets of Cranbrook and become the hot topic of discussion for many residents. Potholes are weather-related and can occur at any time of the year. … > Read More

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Flooding related projects continue in Elk Valley

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) continues to deal with the aftermath of the Elk River flooding last summer and is currently focusing on a dirt berm project in the Cokato Road area. “Staff are working with a private … > Read More

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City recruiting advisory committee members

There are numerous opportunities for public participation and involvement on City of Cranbrook advisory committees, the city noted today (Nov. 6). From planning to transportation to economic development to wellness and heritage to families, deer and more, there are 21 … > Read More

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Invermere voters face two questions

This Saturday, Nov. 2, District of Invermere voters are being asked two questions in a referendum/poll that will provide answers on two pressing issues. The referendum question is asking voters to provide their views on whether the district should borrow … > Read More

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Notice to motorists regarding pothole damage claims

It is that time of year again when potholes begin their annual appearance on the streets of Cranbrook and become the hot topic of discussion for many residents. Potholes are weather-related and can occur at any time of the year. … > Read More

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DOI asking UBCM to push its stand against Jumbo municipality

The District of Invermere wants the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) to stand by a resolution passed last September that in part states opposition to “the concept of an unelected body making land use decisions for an area with … > Read More

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