Jumbo Glacier Resort

Jumbo Was The Only B.C. Municipality That Didn't Vote

Gerry Taft | Posted 11.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Gerry Taft

On Saturday, when every other town in B.C. voted for new municipal leaders, there was no voting in Jumbo, a "small town" with no residents and no buildings.

Proposed B.C. Ski Resort In Avalanche Zone: B.C. NDP

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

INVERMERE, B.C. - The B.C. New Democrats and governing Liberals can't agree on whether the day lodge for the New Jumbo Glacier Resort is being built i...

Ski Resort Threatens Grizzly Bears From Southern B.C. Into U.S.: Scientists

DeSmog Canada | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia
DeSmog Canada

"This is the last stop. There's small bits of populations to the south and in the U.S and, if we cut them off they are hooped."

Avalanche Risk At Proposed B.C. Ski Resort Raises Red Flags

DeSmog Canada | Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia
DeSmog Canada

"Where are they going to park the cars? You're not going to park them in the middle of an avalanche zone."

Jumbo Glacier Resort Symbolizes All That's Wrong With B.C. Politics, Economy

DeSmog Canada | Posted 10.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia
DeSmog Canada

It is time for Premier Clark to stop the Jumbo Glacier Resort gravy train and bring accountability and sanity to the situation once and for all.

Time Running Out For Ambitious B.C. Ski Resort

DeSmog Canada | Posted 10.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia
DeSmog Canada

After 24 years of controversy, a vital deadline is looming for Glacier Resorts Ltd., which by next month has to prove to B.C.'s Environmental Assessment Office that significant progress has been made on the billion-dollar plan to build a 6,300-bed resort on Crown land in the glacial wilderness, 55 kilometres west of Invermere.

When It Comes to Jumbo Glacier Resort, All Questions Lead Back To Powerful Minister

DeSmog Canada | Posted 10.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia
DeSmog Canada

"One of the mysteries is why he has got his nose in it at all," said B.C. MLA Norm Macdonald, adding that people worry about publicly criticizing powerful minister Bill Bennett. "This is complete insider stuff. It's a remote corner of the province and they're getting away with stuff no one would get away with anywhere else... Everything about it feels like cronyism at its worst."

Killing B.C. Environmental Reviews 'Not In The Public Interest'

Carol Linnitt | Posted 06.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Carol Linnitt

"Environmental assessments are supposed to allow the public and regulators to better understand and avoid potential risks. Removing the requirement for an environmental review is not in the public interest," said lawyer Jessica Clogg.

Jumbo Glacier Resort Faces Down First Nation Opposition

CBC | Posted 06.04.2014 | Canada Alberta

The Ktunaxa First Nation have lost their initial court challenge to Jumbo Glacier Resort, B.C.'s first year-round ski resort planned for the Purc...

Man Refuses To Leave Roadside Protest Of B.C.'s Newest Ski Hill

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.26.2013 | Canada Alberta

FARNHAM GLACIER, B.C. - A Kootenay resident is challenging an application to remove him from a road that leads to a glacier near the proposed Jumbo Gl...

Controversial Jumbo Glacier Now A B.C. Municipality

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.20.2012 | Canada Alberta

After 20 years of heated debate, B.C. officially announced on Tuesday the creation of the Jumbo Glacier resort municipality. Community Development ...

Help Save These Mountains From Becoming a Ski Resort

Small Change Fund | Posted 12.24.2012 | Canada Impact
Small Change Fund

In the heart of the Purcell Mountains, surrounded by rugged peaks and glaciers, sit the Jumbo Valley. It is wilderness in the purest sense, providing critical habitat to grizzly bears. And it is one of my favourite places in the world. It is also the site of a proposed mega ski resort development called the Jumbo Glacier Resort.

Jumbo Glacier Resort Faces Jumbo Problem

CBC | Posted 05.24.2012 | Canada

Mounties in Invermere, B.C., say they may have to bolster staff to deal with protests opposing the controversial Jumbo Glacier Resort. ...