Media Releases

YESAB sees the media as an important part of the public participation process. It’s an effective vehicle to highlight the work we do, the issues we deal with, and the projects that we solicit feedback on.  YESAB will post all media releases here.

Casino Mine Project

2015-01-27  – Adequacy Review Report Released for Casino Mine Project

2015-04-20 – Dr. Norbert Morgenstern to Provide Expert Opinion to YESAB for Casino Mine Project

2015-05-15 – Executive Committee Releases Adequacy Review Report – Information Request No. 2 for Casino Mine Project

March 7, 2018 - Public Meeting in Dawson City – Placer Mine – Klondike East Bench, the Dome

Join the Dawson Designated Office for a public meeting on the Placer Mine – Klondike East Bench, the Dome (Project Number 2017-0206). The Proponent is proposing to mine 35 claims along the East Bench of the Klondike River, in an … Continue rea

March 5, 2018 - Public Meetings: Proposed Kudz Ze Kayah Mine Project

Please join the Executive Committee of YESAB for public meetings in Watson Lake and Ross River for the screening of BMC Minerals  Ltd. proposed Kudz Ze Kayah Mine Project. BMC Minerals (No.1) Ltd. (proponent) is proposing mining, construction and min

February 27, 2018 - Kirk Cameron Reappointed to the YESA Board

The Honorable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs has reappointed Kirk Cameron to the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board. Kirk Cameron was born and raised in Whitehorse Yukon, and has live

January 16, 2018 - Kudz Ze Kayah Mine Project – Open for Public Comment

The Executive Committee of the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board (YESAB) invites the public to review and comment on the Kudz Ze Kayah Mine Project proposal. The initial public comment period will be from January 16,2018 –

September 11, 2017 - Annual Report Now Available

The 2016-2017 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