Jumbo Wild


Saturday March 5th, 2016 12:30pm Erskine room

Jumbo Wild

Breathtaking views of the magnificent Purcell Mountains of B.C. make it clear why the Jumbo Glacier Resort investors have been trying for over twenty years to build a huge, luxurious year-round ski resort smack in the middle of grizzly bear habitat on land sacred to the Ktunaxa Nation. But will economic benefits outweigh environmental and spiritual concern? Jumbo Wild provides a detailed history of the plans and the reasons for protest, made pressing by a twist: the provincial government has created the Jumbo Glacier Mountain Resort Municipality, “the first municipality in Canada to be incorporated with no residents, no infrastructure, no budget, and no reliable access.“ With Debris

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