News Archive

Glacier Resorts Found Non-Compliant in EAO Audit

Oct 14 2014

Last week, Glacier Resorts was found to be in NON-COMPLIANCE with their pre-construction commitments. The result of a multi-month review, this confirms what we have been saying for months.

Read the full review here (attached) or at the EAO website: http://a100.gov.bc.ca/appsdata/epic/documents/p18/1413303423503_f92FJ9FpW3TWxv54WJpY6wBTRLdSYPGKJ4ktqQpQTKpGr4NdxC6V!-351597226!1413301694842.pdf

Jumbo Rally A Success: Planned Jumbo Construction Blocked by Mother Nature

Oct 6 2014
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Nearly 80 people showed up in the early hours of Saturday morning to protest the planned construction in the Jumbo Valley. It had been announced that 15 concrete trucks were headed up to pour concrete in the day lodge. The rally turned to one of celebration.

Jumbo Rally: October 4

Oct 2 2014
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Fifteen concrete trucks are headed up to the Jumbo Valley this Saturday. After 24 years of opposition, with less than 10 days until their Environmental Certificate expires, Glacier Resorts is planning to begin construction on the foundation for a daylodge.

Please join us this Saturday, October 4 for a peaceful rally to oppose construction in the Jumbo Valley.
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Local Government Officials Target Jumbo: UBCM Unanimously Opposes Provincial Funding of Empty Towns

Sep 26 2014

Today, the Union of BC Municipalities unanimously passed a motion opposing provincial funding of municipalities without residents.

Delegates representing municipalities across British Columbia voted unanimously to urge the Province of BC to stop funding towns without a population.

East-West Jumbo Hike Celebrates the wild Jumbo Valley

Sep 22 2014
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Upwards of 100 hikers from the East and West Kootenays, infants to octogenarians, converged at various points in time at the Jumbo Pass hut on Saturday, September 20 to celebrate the wild Jumbo Valley.

Dispatches from the Jumbo Monitoring Camp

Sep 13 2014
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Jumbo Valley, September 9, 2014

After a sudden, fierce shower last night, the Jumbo sky cleared suddenly, revealing the full moon rising sharply over the ridge to the east.

Even though the ridge is kilometers away, each tree stood out like a jagged tooth in front of the perfectly round, bright face of the moon.

Jumbo Pass Hike, September 20

Sep 3 2014
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Join us for a hike to the Jumbo Pass to celebrate the wild Jumbo Valley. From the pass, you will see Jumbo Mountain, and look down on the proposed village site for the Jumbo Glacier Resort. Come and see for yourself why the Jumbo Valley is best wild!

Monitoring Jumbo: Can you help?

Aug 15 2014
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This summer, Glacier Resorts has announced plans for construction in both the Jumbo and Farnham Valleys. Every year, they have plans for summer activities or construction, but so far, nothing has happened. This year, their rumoured plans include foundations for day lodges in both valleys, plus water reservoirs and ski lifts.