Jumbo-friendly Bill Creates Municipality Without Residents, The Tyee, May 28, 2012:
Provincial legislation passed last week paves the road further toward construction of the controversial Jumbo Glacier ski resort and real estate development in the East Kootenay. It has sparked indignation and even a bit of rebellion among local governments in the Kootenays.
They are baffled to see that an area can, by provincial fiat, become a municipality before anyone even lives there.
“Ridiculous” is how Gerry Taft, the mayor of Invermere, describes the new state of affairs…
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