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January 22, 2019 - New Pre-submission Engagement (PSE) process for Executive Committee screenings

The Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board (YESAB) has developed a new Pre-submission Engagement (PSE) process for Executive Committee screenings. PSE is a proactive, front-end process that occurs before a project proposal is submitt

December 17, 2018 - Casino Mine Panel Review: Update

On December 12, 2018 Casino Mining Corporation (CMC) informed YESAB that it will be deferring the submission of its ESE Statement. CMC intends to submit the ESE Statement by December 31, 2019. (Letter from CMC)

November 19, 2018 - Coffee Gold Project Update – Request for Supplementary Information

The Executive Committee issued a request for information from GoldCorp Inc. for their proposed Coffee Gold Mine Project. This request is based on full and fair consideration of thirty six submissions received during the public comment period which en

October 30, 2018 - Coffee Gold Project – Initial Public Comment Period Closed

The Initial Public Comment period closed on October 29, 2018.  The next opportunity to comment on this project screening will be after the release of the Draft Screening Report. The Coffee Gold Mine Project is an open pit gold mine, … Continue

October 17, 2018 - 2017-18 Annual Report Now Available

The 2017-2018 Annual Report for YESAB is now available on our website. YESAB produces an annual report every fiscal year. The report highlights some of the work completed over the year and includes information about the assessment process and the