Energy, Mines and Resources


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

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.

Nominate environmental leadership in mining

The Robert E. Leckie Award is presented to worthy recipients for excellence in environmental stewardship, outstanding social responsibility, and leadership and innovation in mining practices. Awards are presented annually at the Geoscience Forum.

Nomination deadline: October 23, 2015

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.