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June 19, 2015 - Bill S-6 – Yukon and Nunavut Regulatory Improvement Act Becomes Law

Bill S-6, the Yukon and Nunavut Regulatory Improvement Act, has received Royal Assent and is now law. Many of the operational amendments within Bill S-6 are administrative in nature and will not have immediate significant effects on proponents moving

May 1, 2015 - Executive Committee Hires Chair of Mt. Polley Review Panel for Casino

The Executive Committee has engaged the services of Dr. Norbert Morgenstern, the Chair of the Mount Polley Review Panel, to provide expert advice related to the proposed Casino Mine tailings management facility and dam. Dr. Morgenstern is recognized

March 20, 2015 - *NEW LINK (URL) – YESAB Online Registry

The YESAB Online Registry (YOR) URL link has changed. Please change your bookmarks and website links to:  

March 18, 2015 - YESAB’s New Approach to Temporal Scoping

YESAB has a new approach to temporal scoping.  The new approach interconnects the legal framework set out in YESAA with accepted assessment practices and methodologies.  It meets the important purposes of assessment (an aid to decision-making; an aid

March 5, 2015 - Executive Committee Releases Adequacy Review Report for Casino Mine

The Executive Committee has requested supplementary information from the Casino Mining Corporation. The main concerns highlighted in the report are related to the lack of information on the tailing management facility and dam, access road, traditiona