Bennett promoting Jumbo Resort in France


From the Daily Townsman,

Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett is in
France this week to speak with potential investors there about the
proposed Jumbo Glacier Resort.

purpose of the trip is generally to get B.C. on the radar in France, to
convince them that they should look at B.C. in the same favourable
light as eastern Canada," Bennett told the Townsman via email from
France. "Specifically, our intention is to encourage them to consider
investing in new high mountain, glacier-based ski resorts in B.C."

will be meeting with stakeholders in the French ski resort industry;
France Neige International (FNI), a ski resort association representing
dozens of ski resorts in the French Alps: Caisson des Depots, a bank
involved with the industry in which the French government is a
shareholder and Companies des Alpes (CDA), an operating company. Bennett
will also be meeting with local owners, however the local owners often
do not operate the actual resorts, CDA is responsible.

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