Energy, Mines and Resources

Minerals

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The Minerals Resources branch regulates exploration and mining activity and encourages its development.

 

Notice of closure

Please note that the mining recorder offices will be closed on the following day(s):

Dawson Mining Recorder

Monday September 26, 2016 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  Tuesday September 27, 2016 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
  Wednesday September 28, 2016 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
   
Mayo Mining Recorder Tuesday September 27, 2016 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
   
Whitehorse Mining Recorder Tuesday September 27, 2016 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
   
Watson Lake Mining Recorder Monday September 26, 2016 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  Tuesday September 27, 2016 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  Wednesday September 28, 2016 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Robert E. Leckie Award for Excellence in Environmental Stewardship

2016 nominations now being accepted - Nomination deadline: October 21, 2016

If you require further information, please contact Kathy Sutherland at 867.667.3190 or 1.800.661.0408 ext. 3190


Approvals required for a camp or lodge sewage disposal system

This information bulletin is intended to clarify when a facility will require either a water licence or a sewage disposal permit(s).

Information Bulletin: Approval required for a camp or lodge sewage disposal system   27 KB


Relief from assessment extended for Ross River area

The Government of Yukon has extended the relief from annual representation of work or payment in lieu of work for mineral claims within the 'Ross River Area.' This extension is in effect until January 31, 2017.


Placer Mining Act - Guidelines for Claim Staking.

This brochure provides you with an overview of how to stake a claim and what requirements you must follow.