Media Releases

YESAB sees the media as an important part of the public participation process. It’s an effective vehicle to highlight the work we do, the issues we deal with, and the projects that we solicit feedback on.  YESAB will post all media releases here.

Casino Mine Project

2015-01-27  – Adequacy Review Report Released for Casino Mine Project

2015-04-20 – Dr. Norbert Morgenstern to Provide Expert Opinion to YESAB for Casino Mine Project

2015-05-15 – Executive Committee Releases Adequacy Review Report – Information Request No. 2 for Casino Mine Project

June 18, 2020 - Quill Creek Timber Harvest Plan – Online Public Meeting – Thursday July 2, 2020

Join the Executive Committee July 2, 2020 at 7 PM for an online public meeting for the screening of the Quill Creek Timber Harvest Plan Project. Zoom Meeting Link – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4030905088 Phone Number: 1 (855) 703-8985 (Meeti

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