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We’re hiring! Communications & Administration Manager

The Federation of Mountain Clubs of BC (FMCBC) is a province-wide federation of over 50 outdoor clubs with a membership of over 5,500 people. The FMCBC promotes self-propelled activities, such as hiking, mountaineering, trail running, snowshoeing and backcountry skiing through leadership, advocacy, and education. The FMCBC and clubs engage with outdoor recreation organizations, government agencies, and others to promote, protect and maintain access for quality non-motorized recreation in [...]

2021-01-27T16:37:32-08:00January 27th, 2021|FMCBC News|0 Comments

COVID-19 Response and 2020 AGM Cancellation

Updated: March 23, 2020 Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the 2020 FMCBC AGM has been postponed, possibly to late September. We’ll monitor the situation and reschedule when we have better knowledge. As a provincial organization, our staff and volunteers are located throughout the province. Most of our day-to-day operations are already carried out remotely; our staff members work from home; email is our main form of communication and [...]

2020-05-02T02:50:09-07:00March 23rd, 2020|FMCBC News|0 Comments

BC Parks Needs More Funding

For years, the FMCBC, along with countless other outdoor recreation and conservation organizations from across BC, have been urging the provincial government to increase funding to BC Parks. There is no debate: Increased visitation to our provincial parks is a good thing, benefiting our: Economy Citizens – health, well-being & resilience Environment Species at risk We've put together a presentation with all the facts and details on [...]

2020-05-22T15:58:57-07:00December 11th, 2019|Advocacy|0 Comments

Singing Pass Trail Access 2019

Update: November 2019 We are continuing to work on improved parking and access to Singing Pass. We have proposed a new route from Lot 8 on the north side of Fitzsimmons Creek and have tentative approval from Whistler-Blackcomb, Innergex, the Resort Municipality of Whistler and the Sliding Centre. At a meeting with BC Parks and Recreation Sites and Trails in late October, we received more tentative approval to [...]

2019 UBCM Resolutions

The following resolutions were considered at the 2019 UBCM Convention, and are of particular interest to FMCBC members:   B45 Funding for BC Parks Management (Pemberton) Whereas the negative impacts to lower mainland Provincial parks and Crown Land recreation areas continue to occur due to increasing tourism and limited funding; Therefore, be it resolved that that the Province be requested to allocate additional funding to managing BC Parks, [...]

2020-05-02T02:51:09-07:00September 30th, 2019|Advocacy|0 Comments
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