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Jumbo becomes a municipality

The Jumbo Glacier ski resort project in southeastern B.C. would sit on an old sawmill site, and visitors would be shuttled to ski and snowboard on four nearby glaciers in the Purcell mountains. (CBC)

The provincial government has created a resort municipality for Jumbo, proposed home of a year-round ski resort in the East Kootenay. The region, which has no residents, now has an appointed mayor and council. Community, Sport, and Cultural Development Minister Bill Bennett joined Rebecca to explain. 

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