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 If there is local news or events about YESAB or YESAA we’ll do our best to place them here.  Check back regularly to stay current.




July 18, 2019 - Laura Cabott Appointed Chair of YESAB

Laura Cabott has been appointed Chair of the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board. Laura has lived in Whitehorse for the past 26 years, has a bachelor degree in both Physical Education and Law and currently sits on Whitehorse City

July 15, 2019 - YESAB Updates Assessment Methodology

YESAB has made two important changes to its assessment methodology that will clarify and improve assessment outcomes. These changes, take effect on July 15, 2019. For more information please see Consideration of Cumulative Effects in YESAB Assessment

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 – – 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

March 13, 2019 - United Keno Hill Mines Reclamation (2018-0169)

The Mayo Designated Office of YESAB is hosting three public engagement events to inform the assessment and identify any potential environmental and socio-economic impacts of this proposal. Comments from these meetings will be considered during the ev