Energy, Mines and Resources

Energy, Mines & Resources

Regional Land Use Planning
Yukon Placer Secretariat website

Yukon-Southeast Alaska Economic Development Corridor

This pre-feasibility study assesses the viability of developing electrical and telecommunications connections between Yukon and southeast Alaska.

Timber processing facilities regulations

The Forest Management Branch is seeking input on proposed concepts for new regulations on timber processing facilities. These regulations will establish definitions, thresholds and the method of issuing permits relating to timber processing facilities in Yukon.

The deadline for public input is June 30, 2015.

Yukon Biomass Energy Strategy

The Yukon government is seeking public feedback on a draft Biomass Energy Strategy. The goal of this strategy is to facilitate the development of a biomass energy sector to help heat buildings and homes using wood, Yukon’s primary biomass resource.

The deadline for feedback is June 26, 2015.

Current News Releases

Report released on viability of Yukon–Southeast Alaska economic development corridor
June 26, 2015 - The report findings will be used by municipalities, businesses and utilities in planning for the energy and telecommunication needs of the region.

Yukon government partners with City of Whitehorse on planning project for Fifth and Rogers property
June 4, 2015 - Multi-party planning work to begin on downtown land at Fifth Avenue and Rogers Street.

Ministers to attend 2015 Dawson City Gold Show
May 14, 2015
- The 29th Dawson City International Gold Show kicks off on May 15.