Look to the Future With Us – Big White Ski Resort’s Draft Master Plan for Expansion

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Posted On: January 05, 2021 |
When Big White Ski Resort was formed by two ski-loving friends in 1963, it began with big dreams – and those dreams are nowhere near being fulfilled. For decades, Cliff Serwa and Doug Mervyn, the Schumann family, and now the Plimmer family, have designed and developed and dreamed looking decades ahead. 

Big White Ski Resort Ltd has submitted a draft Master Plan for expansion to the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (FLNRORD), for review and approval, consistent with the AllSeasons Resort Policy. The draft Master Plan details the proposed expansion and phased development concepts for continued all-seasons resort purposes. We are inviting guests, residents and anyone interested to weigh in and provide feedback through comments or at an Online Information Session on January 26, 2021. 

We have spent countless hours reviewing and revising, as well as consulting with the Westbank First Nation, experts and government officials, to figure out how our dreams align and the best way forward to make this resort a world-class destination while respecting the beauty of Mother Nature. 

Read our draft Master Plan

PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE

The Province and Big White Ski Resort invite the public to attend an Online Information Session on January 26, 2021, 5pm-7pm (PST). The link for the session will be posted at:

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/industry/natural-resource-use/resort-development/proposed-approved-resort-master-plans/list-of-proposed-plans/big-white-project-review-public-engagement

Note: The recording will be available following the session.

Pending Public Health Officer direction/recommendations, there may be an opportunity to host a Gallery Style Open House at the resort with COVID-19 safety protocols in place. Please refer to the website link above for more information and details as they become available.

PROJECT REVIEW INFORMATION

The draft Master Plan as well as supporting project review information is available for online at: 

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/industry/natural-resource-use/resort-development/proposed-approved-resort-master-plans/list-of-proposed-plans/big-white-project-review

Hard copies will not be made available due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

FLNRORD is requesting comments from the public regarding the Big White Project. Comments can be submitted online at https://comment.nrs.gov.bc.ca/applications (search for file 3400274) or mailed to Mountain Resorts Branch, 510 – 175 2nd Ave., Kamloops BC V2C 5W.

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