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July 1, 2020 - Participation in Assessments during the COVID-19 Pandemic

July 1, 2020 – Managing the challenges of participation in assessments during COVID-19 Affording opportunities for interested and potentially affected parties to participate in the assessment process is a central tenet of the Yukon Environmental and

March 16, 2020 - COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update: Wednesday, March 18, 2020

March 12, 2020 - YESAB and the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The situation globally regarding the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to unfold rapidly and new information emerges on a daily basis. As of March 12, 2020 the risk to Yukoners remains low and all YESAB offices will remain open. Our staff

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