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UBCM Slams Jumbo Resort City

The Union of British Columbia Muncipalities passed a resolution opposed to the new "legal" definition of Mountain Resort Municipalities as amended by the legislature in a closure bill last spring. The changes to the Local Government Act allow the province to create a "Mountain Resort Municipality" with no residents, appointing a city council to make decisions with no democratic…

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Jumbo Glacier photo by dinlaroche

Ktunaxa to sue over Jumbo!

The Ktunaxa Nation announced today that they would go to court to stop the Jumbo Ski Resort. The Ktunaxa Nation sent out a media release (pdf) explaining the cultural and spiritual importance of the area known as Qat'muk, and outlining their opposition to the proposed resort. See below for the full text of the media release: Ktunaxa to Submit Application for Judicial Review of Jumbo Resort…

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Kaslo Town

Kaslo Rally for Jumbo Wild!

May 26, 3:30pm Kaslo Memorial Park Meet at 2:30 at Chahko Mika Mall in Nelson to caravan The Minister of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations is invited and expected at the BC Community Forestry Association meeting in Kaslo on May 26th. Come to Kaslo to greet Minister Thomson with a peaceful demonstration of our commitment to keep Jumbo Wild! Joe Foy of the Wilderness Committee will…

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Jumbo Valley Keep It Wild

Teach in For Jumbo Wild!

Nelson United Church Josephine @ Silica May 23, 7-9pm by donation Learn more about the proposal to build a ski-resort in the heart of Purcell Grizzly habitat. Educate yourself! Learn: What is proposed Impacts on our communities Impacts on wildlife and biodiversity How to exercise your rights What you can do Even if you think you understand the issue, the more you understand…

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Jumbo Action Alert

We want our Jumbo Wild! The province is moving forward this week with legislation that would allow an unprecedented assault on our democracy: creating a municipality where there are no permanent residents.The move would allow the Ministry of Community, Sport, and Cultural Development to appoint the Jumbo Resort town council, which could then make land use decisions with no accountability at…

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Jumbo Glacier and Pass

Beautiful Jumbo Photos

Nelson-based photographer Lucas Jmieff www.lucasimage.ca has shared an amazing gallery of photos of Jumbo Valley area, in hopes of helping to protect it for current and future generations of explorers and grizzly bears. Take a look 

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