Energy, Mines and Resources

Assessment and Abandoned Mines

The Faro pit at the abandoned Faro mine.

The Assessment and Abandoned Mines branch leads efforts to address environmental issues at Yukon’s abandoned mines. This includes managing ongoing site operations (known as care and maintenance) and developing / implementing a long-term remediation plan for the protection of human health and the environment.


Contact Us

Room 2C
Royal Bank Centre
4114 4 Ave. Whitehorse, Yukon

Phone: 867.456.6147
Toll-free in the Yukon: 1.800.661.0408 ext. 6147
Fax: 867.456.6780
Email: yukonabandonedmines@gov.yk.ca