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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.




November 1, 2013 - YESAB Delivers Presentation to the Select Committee Regarding the Risk and Benefits of Hydraulic Fracturing

Stephen J. Mills, Chair of YESAB gave a presentation to the Select Committee Regarding the Risks and Benefits of Hydraulic Fracturing.  The presentation offered insight and statistics on the YESAA process and the purpose and requirements of YESAA in

October 15, 2013 - YESAB visits Fort McPherson

YESAB staff from the Mayo and Dawson City Designated Offices traveled to Fort McPherson in late September to host a community dinner, deliver presentations on YESAA and attend meetings with a number of local groups. Meetings were attended by elders,

August 28, 2013 - YESAB Releases 2012-2013 Annual Report

YESAB has released the 2012-2013 Annual Report. It outlines some of the key activities completed during the fiscal year, highlights project assessments by our six Designated Offices, provides updates on Executive Committee screenings, and provides ex

August 14, 2013 - YESAB Holds Internal Workshop on Socio-economic Effects Assessment

YESAB held an internal workshop recently on a wide range of topics to continue to develop YESAB’s socio-economic assessment practice. The workshop was held in Whitehorse and was attended by staff and Board members.  Participants discussed curre

August 9, 2013 - YESAB Board and Staff Tour Faro and Mount Nansen Mine Sites

YESAB Board members and staff including: Ken McKinnon, Dave Keenan, Andrew Reid, Cathy McFadyen, Steve Caram, Kathie Thibaudeau and Keith Maguire visited the former Faro mine and Mount Nansen mine to understand the reclamation and closure activities