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January 15, 2021 - Consideration of Cumulative Effects in YESAB Assessments – Updated

YESAB’s Consideration of Cumulative Effects in YESAB Assessments was updated in December 2020 to better reflect current practices. YESAB has defined the criteria for determining activities likely to be carried out for the purposes of considerin

January 14, 2021 - YESAB’s Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Methodology updated and available!

This Information Bulletin (Bulletin) describes the environmental andsocio-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 a

January 14, 2021 - Framework for Determining the Significance of Adverse Effects of Projects now available!

Determining the significance of the effects associatedwith proposed projects is a central tenet in environmentaland socio-economic assessment. It is also one of the most challenging aspects of assessment. This Information Bulletin describes the frame

November 24, 2020 - 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

October 26, 2020 - 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