One of BC’s most controversial projects, the Jumbo Glacier Resort, has been given the green light from the Environmental Assessment Office to proceed with development high in the Purcell Mountains with the submission of a self-report.
Glacier Resorts Ltd. has submitted a self report to the Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) outlining their compliance to the 195 legally-binding conditions attached to their Environmental Certificate.
2013 was another rollercoaster year for Jumbo Wild. But at the end of the year, we kept the Jumbo Valley wild for another year. Thank you for standing strong in 2013 and fighting to keep it wild.
We have now entered the Final Chapter of the Jumbo saga. There are 4 major events converging in 2014:
1) The Jumbo Glacier Resort’s Environmental Certificate expires in October 2014
2) The Ktunaxa are in the BC Supreme Court right now, legally challenging Jumbo
3) The West Kootenay Eco Society’s judicial review will be heard later this year
4) And the strongest thing ...
The BC Government passes controversial amendments to the Local Government Act through Bill 41, allowing the creation of municipalities without residents. Deemed the "Jumbo Bill", this changed the face of democracy in BC. Read more here.