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June 13, 2014 - Whitehorse Diesel – Natural Gas Conversion Project Screening Released

The Executive Committee has recommended to the Government of Yukon that the Whitehorse Diesel – Natural Gas Conversion Project be allowed to proceed, subject to 13 terms and conditions.  The Project was of high public interest and was of great

June 10, 2014 - YESAA – Legislative Amendments – Bill S-6

Bill S-6, an Act to amend the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act and the Nunavut Waters and Nunavut Surface Rights Tribunal Act is now available on the Parliament of Canada website.  The proposed legislative amendments to YESAA are

March 21, 2014 - Draft Screening Report Released for Review

The Draft Screening Report for the Whitehorse Diesel – Natural Gas Conversion Project has been released for review by the public.  The Executive Committee has recommended to the Government of Yukon, that Yukon Energy’s Whitehorse Diesel – Natur

March 12, 2014 - Screening Complete: Mactung Mine Project

On March 10, 2014 the Executive Committee issued the Screening Report and Recommendation for the Mactung Mine Project.  In the report, the Executive Committee recommended to Decision Bodies that the Mactung Mine Project be allowed to proceed without

February 6, 2014 - Board and Staff Attend Mineral Exploration Round-Up

YESAB’s Chair and a number of Board members as well as the Executive Director, Project Assessment Manager and the Manager of the Haines Junction Designated Office participated in the 2014 Mineral Exploration Round-Up in Vancouver in January. The tech