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Mountain Resort Municipality

Why a Mountain Resort Municipality for Jumbo Glacier Resort?

On November 20th, 2012, the Province of B.C. announced the formation of the Jumbo Glacier Mountain Resort Municipality, creating the legal authority that is the final step in the long approval process of this project.

This was in fulfilment of the Regional District of East Kootenay’s (RDEK) repeated requests for the creation of a mountain resort municipality, beginning in 1996 with a unanimous vote and reaffirmed in 2009 and again on June 8, 2012 with a majority vote. Read the full project chronology.

The following outlines the steps leading to the creation of the Jumbo Glacier Mountain Resort Municipality: