Correspondence

The FMCBC protects access to BC’s mountains and forests for non-motorized backcountry users by working with government agencies, recreation organizations and industry professionals.  Our work involves writing many letters on behalf of our members, clubs and committees.  Below is a list of recent letters we have written on behalf of our members and the interests of non-motorized backcountry recreation users.

Date To Whom Regarding Letter Response Received
2017-07-18 Kevin Walker – Land Officer Public input – Application for snowmobiling tenure Letter
2017-04-05 Christy Clark – Premier of British Columbia Converting the E&N Rail Line into a Multi-use Non-Motorized Recreation Trail Letter Response
2017-04-04 Jim Standen – Assistant Deputy Minister – BC Parks and Conservation Officer Clarification of recent BC Parks funding announcements Letter
2017-01-30 Catherine McKenna – Federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change Public Input in Planning for Canadian National Parks Letter Response
2016-10-20 Evan Siddall – President – Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation New "No Trespassing" signs posted by CMHC Letter
2016-10-14 Hon. Christy Clark – Premier of British Columbia BC Parks Funding Letter Response
2016-10-03 Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services Submission to committee on BC Parks Funding issues Letter
2016-06-22 Megan Beveridge – Authorizations Policy Analyst – BC Parks PUP Notification draft policy Letter
2016-06-06 BC Parks South Chilcotin Mountains Provincial Park Management Plan Letter
2016-02-27 Norman Lee – Executive Director Mountain Resorts Branch – Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations Singing Pass Trail Access Letter Response
2016-01-26 Hon. Michael De Jong – Minister of Finance Select Standing Committee's Recommendation for Increased Funding to BC Parks Letter Response
2015-10-30 Ancient Forest Consultation ancientforest@gov.bc.ca Ancient Forest designation as provincial park Letter
2015-10-23 Hon. Mary Polak – Minister of Environment South Okanagan-Similkameen National Park Reserve Letter Response
2015-09-09 Tori Meeks – Land Officer for Mountain Resorts Branch-Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations Singing Pass Access Letter Response
2015-07-31 Engineering Department – City of Langford Westshore Parkway Extension Letter Response
2015-07-22 Hon. Mary Polak – Minister of Environment Jumbo Glacier Resort Not Substantially Started Determination Letter Response
2015-06-22 Chris Hamilton-Executive Project Director-Environmental Assessment Office Comments on Misrepresentation of Consultation with the FMCBC on the GAS project Letter Response
2015-06-22 Chris Hamilton-Executive Project Director-Environmental Assessment Office Comments on Garibaldi at Squamish Supplemental Application Letter Response
2015-05-16 Hon. Steve Thomson – Minister of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations Sea to Sky Land Resources Management Plan Letter Response
2015-04-21 Jennie Aikman -Regional Director South Coast BC Parks Draft Ski Resort Policy Letter Response
2015-01-21 Malissa Smith-Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations Powder Mountain Catskiing Tenure Expansion Application Letter Response
2014-11-28 Vicki Haberl- BC Parks Planning Section Head Pinecone Burke Park Management Planning Letter Response
2014-10-07 Hon. Christy Clark – Premier of British Columbia Jumbo Glacier Resort Letter
2014-10-05 BC Parks Senior Parks and Protected Areas Planner Trans Mountain Pipelines Park Boundary Adjustment Application Letter
2014-06-27 Jennie Aikman -Regional Director South Coast Intentions Paper relating to BC Parks Ski Resort Policy Letter
2014-05-25 BC Parks Public Comment South Chilcotin and Big Creek Provincial Parks Draft Plans Letter
2014-01-08 Chris Hamilton-Executive Project Director-Environmental Assessment Office Proposed Garibaldi at Squamish Resort Letter
2013-12-12 Greg Fenton – Field Unit Supervisor Jasper National Park Maligne Tours Ltd. Proposal Letter
2013-11-13 Hon. Mary Polak – Minister of Environment Garibaldi Park Management Plan Letter
2013-07-12 Hon Steve Thomson-Minster of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operation 21 Mil Creek non-motorized zone Letter
2013-06-06 Vicki Haberl – Section Head Planning  Squamish  &  Jennie Aikman – Regional Planner Squamish Heli-ski Avoidance Policies Garibaldi Provincial Park Master Plan Amendments Letter
2013-02-14 Jennie Aikman – BC Parks Planning Section Head Golden Ears Provincial Park  Management Plan Letter
2013-02-10 Anne Hazelwood – Hope Area Manager Ministry of Transportation & Brandin Schultz – South Coast Regional Director Coquihalla Summit Recreation Area Parking Letter
2013-01-08 Jennie Aikman – BC Parks Planning Section Head Garibaldi Provincial Park Spearhead Management Plan Amendments Letter
2013-01-02 Alistair McCrone – Recreation Officer 21 Creek snowmobile Survey Summary Letter
2013-08 Vicki Haberl-Planner-Ministry of Environment K’zuzált/Twin Two Conservancy Draft Management Plan Letter
2012-11-27 Danielle Dodd – Land Officer Crown Land Authorizations Sea to Sky District 678590 BC Ltd Licence of Occupation for Commercial Recreation (snowmobiling) Letter
2012-10-30 Aina Cernenoks – Recreation Officer Recreation Sites and Trails Catamount/Northstar Glacier Proposed Amendment for Motorized Access Letter
2012-06-04 Hon. Terry Lake – Minister of Environment Sea to Sky Gondola Proposal Letter
2012-06-01 David Greenfield – Sea to Sky Gondola Corp Clarifications on Sea to Sky Gondola Proposal Letter
2012-05-29 Alistair McCrone – Recreation Officer and Lindsay Durno Director Whistler Olympic Park Madeley Highline Trail Proposal Letter
2012-03-14 Jennie Aikman – BC Parks Planning Section Head Garibaldi Provincial Park Master Plan Amendments Letter
2012-01-15 Mayor and Council-Resort Municipality of Whistler Winter and Summer Recreation in the RMOW Letter
2012-01-27 Hon. Steve Thomson-Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations Proposed Legislation for Registration and Licensing of ORVs Letter
2012-01-25 Rick Hopp-President and CEO-Sea to Sky Power Corporation Skookum Power Project Letter
2011-12-15 Submitted comments online Natural Resource Roads Act Discussion Paper Letter
2011-09-20 Bill Marshall-Director Recreation Sites and Trails BC 21 Mile Creek closed to motorized recreation Letter
2011-04-07 Tori Meeks and Terry Pratt – Land Licensed Officers for Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations Garibaldi Park / Whistler Blackcomb Master Plan (Files: 2400087 and 0349523) Letter
2011-03-19 Tori Meeks – Land Officer Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations Whistler Blackcomb Updated Resort Master Plans Letter
2011-03-14 Chris Platz – Area Supervisor BC Parks Renewal of Whistler Heli-ski Ltd Park Use Permit in Garibaldi Provincial Park Letter
2010-06-09 Hon. Patrick Bell – Minister of Integrated Land Management Bureau Admin Revisions to Sea-to-Sky LRMP Letter
2010-05-28 Hon. Barry Penner-Minister of Environment and Hon Kevin Krueger-Minister of Tourism Culture and the Arts Proposed Garibaldi at Squamish (GAS) Resort Letter
2010-04-09 Geoffrey Young – Capital Regional District Board Chairman Off Road vehicles in CRG Regional Parks Letter
2010-02-27 Vicki Haberl-BC Parks Planning Section Head Draft Management Plan for Esté-tiwilh/Sigurd Creek Conservancy Letter
2009-10-08 Hon. Gordon Campbell-Premier of British Columbia Section 58 Closure of 21 Mile Creek to motorized recreation Letter
2009-07-19 Graeme McLaren-Project Assessment Director-Environmental Assessment Office Garibaldi at Squamish Letter
2009-01-14 Hon. John van Dongen -Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Backcountry Access From Ski Resort Letter Response
2008-10-10 Vicki Haberl-Regional Planning Section Head-Ministry of Environment Tantalus Provincial Park Trail Access Letter
2008-09-30 Scott Back-Planning Section Head-Ministry of Environment Mount Robson Park Draft Management Plan Letter Response
2008-04-25 Submitted comments online Knight Inlet Helisports Ltd. Tenure Application and Proposed Management Direction for Mt Waddington Range Letter
2008-03-06 Submitted comments online Coquihalla Resort Terms of Reference Letter
2007-04-03 Diane Tetarenko-Manager Adventure Tourism for Ministry of Tourism Sport and the Arts Knight Inlet Helisports Communication and Avoidance Strategy Letter Response from John Dawson
2006-06-28 John Dawson – Knight Inlet Heli-Ski Knight Inlet Heli-Ski Proposal Letter
2006-03-25 Hon. Olga Ilich – Minister of Tourism Sport and the Arts Public Access in Colpitti Creek Letter
2006-01-11 Tom McComb – GVRD Parks Department Helicopter Tourism activity on North Shore Letter
2005-12-12 Coalition Members – Coalition for Licensing and Registration of Off Road Vehicles Final Recommendations Report for Registration Licensing and Management of Off Road Vehicles in British Columbia Letter
2005-03-30 Hon. Bill Barisoff – Minister of Water Land and Air Protection Proposed Independent Power Project for Lost Valley Creek Letter
2005-03-10 Terry Pratt – All Seasons Resorts Division LWBC Juliet Creet Resort Development Letter