Energy, Mines and Resources


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

The Yukon government recognizes excellence in mining practices

November 18, 2014 - The winners of the 2014 Robert E. Leckie awards were announced at the 42nd Annual Geoscience Forum & Trade Show banquet.

This year’s recipients were GroundTruth Exploration Inc., Sä Dena Hes Operating Corporation and Fell-Hawk Placers.

New Chair Appointed to Yukon Minerals Advisory Board

July 4, 2014 - Mark Ayranto has been appointed as the new chair of the Yukon Minerals Advisory Board for a two-year term. Mr. Ayranto brings many years of project development and hands-on Yukon mining experience to the Yukon Minerals Advisory Board. He is Vice President – Yukon for Victoria Gold Corporation.

Yukon government designates new areas requiring Class 1 notification

June 19, 2014 - The Government of Yukon has approved the designation of several new areas that will require notification for Class 1 (low level) mineral exploration activities.

Multi-party agreement reached on Dome Road solution

June 18, 2014 - The Yukon government, City of Dawson and owners of the Slinky mine have negotiated a multi-party agreement which will see a number of initiatives move forward.

Road Relocation and Future Lots
Public Meeting
June 25
6 to 8 p.m.
Downtown Hotel, Dawson City