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

June 3, 2019 - New YESAB Online Registry – Live!

The new YESAB Online Registry (YOR) is now Live! Thank you for your patience during the transition. The URL remains the same – www.yesabregistry.ca – and we recommend using Chrome. You will need to set up a new account using … Cont

May 8, 2019 - Government of Canada announces Northern Participant Funding Program

On December 19, 2018, the Honourable Dominic Leblanc, Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade announced the creation of the Northern Participant Funding Program to assist Indigenous people and Northerners to participate

January 22, 2019 - New Pre-submission Engagement (PSE) process for Executive Committee screenings

The Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board (YESAB) has developed a new Pre-submission Engagement (PSE) process for Executive Committee screenings. PSE is a proactive, front-end process that occurs before a project proposal is submitt

December 17, 2018 - Casino Mine Panel Review: Update

On December 12, 2018 Casino Mining Corporation (CMC) informed YESAB that it will be deferring the submission of its ESE Statement. CMC intends to submit the ESE Statement by December 31, 2019. (Letter from CMC)

November 19, 2018 - Coffee Gold Project Update – Request for Supplementary Information

The Executive Committee issued a request for information from GoldCorp Inc. for their proposed Coffee Gold Mine Project. This request is based on full and fair consideration of thirty six submissions received during the public comment period which en