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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.




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

January 2, 2014 - Whistle Bend Phases 3-7 – Public Meeting

The Whitehorse Designated Office of YESAB will be hosting a public meeting on January 9, 2014 for the evaluation of the proposed Whistle Bend Phases 3-7 Project.  The meeting will take place at the Gold Rush Inn, General Store from … Continue

December 16, 2013 - Over 100 People Attend Public Meeting

On December 11, 2013 YESAB hosted over 100 people at a public meeting regarding the Whitehorse Diesel – Natural Gas Conversion Project (project number 2013-0115).  The purpose of the meeting was to gather views and information from the public a

November 6, 2013 - Stuart Van Bibber Appointed to YESAB

Stuart Van Bibber has been appointed to the Board by the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development. Mr. Van Bibber was a YESAA Coordinator for the Council of Yukon First Nations during the negotiations of YE