Request For Proposal (RFP)

YESAB has posted a request for proposal (RFP) for an evaluation of the effects of industrial activities to the personal safety of Indigenous and non-Indigenous women and girls and LGBT+ persons in Yukon.

Please review the RFP for more information and details on YESAB’s Employment and Contracts page. YESAB will be accepting proposals from qualified bidders until 4:00pm, April 30th, 2021.

If you have any questions regarding the RFP, contact Nick Grzybowski via email.

YESAB’s Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Methodology updated and available!

This Information Bulletin (Bulletin) describes the environmental and
socio-economic assessment methodology utilized by the Yukon Environmental and Socio- economic Assessment Board (YESAB).

The intent of this Bulletin is to provide an overview of the assessment
methodology used by YESAB to conduct environmental and socio-economic assessments.

Check it out and learn how we do it! – YESAB’s Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Methodology

Framework for Determining the Significance of Adverse Effects of Projects now available!

Determining the significance of the effects associated
with proposed projects is a central tenet in environmental
and socio-economic assessment. It is also one of the most challenging aspects of assessment.

This Information Bulletin describes the framework for determining the significance of adverse effects of projects and is intended to provide an overview of how YESAB determines significance in assessments under YESAA.

Find it here – Framework for Determining the Significance of Adverse Effects of Projects Assessed Under YESAA.

YESAB Turns 15 This Month!

Fifteen years ago YESAB opened up seven offices throughout the territory and began implementing Yukon’s Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment process. Since that time YESAB has recommended terms and conditions that have helped shape Yukon’s landscape and the industries that do work here. 

To all those that have helped make this dynamic process a success, thank you.

Here’s to 15 more years of providing quality public engagement, minimizing environmental risk and ensuring that development in Yukon considers the environmental and social systems of individuals and communities.

Annual Report Now Available

The 2019-2020 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 Board. A summary of assessment statistics and a copy of the audited financial statements can also be found within the report.

If you would like to receive a hard copy of YESAB’s Annual Report please ask to be added to our mailing list by contacting the YESAB Head Office 867-668-6420.

View the 2019-2020 Annual Report here.

Request For Proposals: Socio-economic Technical Support Services

The Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board is requesting proposals from experts or firms interested in providing technical support on socio-economic effects in relation to the Executive Committee screening of the Faro Mine Remediation Project. 

The Executive Committee is seeking support for the screening of socio-economic effects including effects to traditional land use; transmission of Traditional Knowledge and cultural continuity; displacement and/or relocation of indigenous people associated with historic resource development; and community well-being (including Socio-Economic Monitoring Plans).

Deadline for proposals is Friday, November 20, 2020 at 4:00pm PST. For more information see the link below.

Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 0015

Socio-Economic Technical Support Services for the Executive Committee Screening of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Faro Mine Remediation Project.

2016 Assessment Statistics Now Available

YESAB releases annual assessment statistics related to all projects assessed at Designated Offices and the Executive Committee. Sector specific statistics on placer and quartz mining related projects are also included.  In 2016 YESAB received 209 projects.  Check out all the stats at the link below.

YESAB’s 2016 Statistics Report


Casino Panel Review – CMC Submits Schedule for ESE Statement

On August 19, 2016 Casino Mining Corporation responded to the Executive Committee with a schedule for submitting the Environmental and Socio-economic Statement (ESE Statement).  Casino Mining Corporation (CMC) is targeting to have the ESE Statement completed for submission to the Executive Committee by December 31, 2017.

The Environmental and Socio-economic Guidelines (ESE Guidelines) specify the information required by the proponent for the Panel Review. The schedule, submitted to the Executive Committee on August 19, 2016, outlines the time it will take CMC to prepare and submit the ESE Statement. An ESE Statement is essentially the project proposal to be submitted to the Panel of the Board.