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 If there is local news or events about YESAB or YESAA we’ll do our best to place them here.  Check back regularly to stay current.




August 11, 2016 - Annual Report Now Available (2015/16)

The 2015-2016 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

June 22, 2016 - Final ESE Statement for Casino Mine Panel Review Released

To prepare for the panel review of the Casino Mine Project the Executive Committee is required to prepare Environmental and Socio-economic Effects Statement Guidelines (ESE Statement Guidelines) and issue them to the proponent.  The objective of the

December 17, 2015 - YESAB Celebrating 10 Years of Service

It was November 2005 when YESAB opened its doors and began conducting environmental and socio-economic assessments for Yukon.  Over that 10 years we have assessed over 2000 projects and established ourselves as a dynamic, effective and independent or

November 10, 2015 - YESAA Amendment Affects License Renewals and Amendments

Section 49.1 of YESAA (2015) is a recent amendment to the legislation affecting projects that have been previously assessed by YESAB and require a license renewal or amendment. In these situations, YESAB will now require proponents to provide written

September 21, 2015 - Proponent Guide: Model Documentation Guide – Open For Comment

The Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board (YESAB) developed a draft guidance document titled Proponent Guide:  Model Documentation Guide.  This draft guide is intended for proponents planning projects that use modeling to predict pr