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.


Annual Report Now Available (2015/16)

The 2015-2016 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 activities undertaken by the Designated Offices and the Executive Committee are included. A copy of the audited financial statements can also be found within the report.

Hard copies of the report are sent to members of our mailing list and digital copies of past and current annual reports can be found on our website.  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 2015-2016 Annual Report here.

Final ESE Statement for Casino Mine Panel Review Released

To prepare for the panel review of the Casino Mine Project the Executive Committee is required to prepare Environmental and Socio-economic Effects Statement Guidelines (ESE Statement Guidelines) and issue them to the proponentThe objective of the ESE Statement Guidelines is to specify the information that CMC should include in its ESE Statement (project proposal) for the Casino Mine Project.

The Draft ESE Statement Guidelines went out for a 45-day public comment period before being finalized.  The Executive Committee finalized the ESE Statement Guidelines after considering input from 7 comprehensive submissions.

We would like to thank all participants who contributed to the development of the Guidelines.