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The Yukon Chamber of Mines represents a dynamic membership and since its creation almost 70 years ago, has worked to serve its valued members and advance the interests of all those involved in the Yukon mining industry. Membership has burgeoned over the years from a dozen founding members in 1943 to more than 400 today. This strong and diverse group includes exploration, mining and service and supply companies, contractors and individuals that have a direct or indirect interest in the mining industry.

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Editorial Response from YCM President to Newspaper Opinion Piece

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 11, 2020

Yukon Chamber of Mines

Editorial

In a recent opinion piece in a Yukon newspaper, the former Chair of a Yukon Land Use Planning Commission stated " The Yukon government would do well to sincerely ask whether any mine — or for that matter, the mining sector — actually benefits the Yukon and serves our long-term interests." We believe all Yukoners should sincerely ask themselves the same question to allow them to develop an informed opinion with fact as a foundation.

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Yukon Chamber of Mines Shocked at ATAC Road Decision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 30, 2020

Whitehorse, Yukon - The Yukon Chamber of Mines (YCM) is shocked that the Yukon Government would ignore a recommendation from the Yukon Environmental and Socio- Economic Assessment Board for the ATAC road to proceed with mitigations.

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Yukon Chamber of Mines to Undertake Detailed Internal Review of ATAC Decision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 3, 2020

Whitehorse, Yukon - The Yukon Chamber of Mines (YCM) is undertaking a detailed internal review, which will include seeking external advice, on the implications of Yukon Government’s decision to reject a recommendation from the Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Board (YESAB) for the ATAC road to proceed with mitigations.

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Yukon Mining & Exploration Directory 2020 - 2021

THE YUKON CHAMBER OF MINES proudly presents another version of our annual mining directory, a tool seen by many as required reading for working in the Yukon mining industry. We hope you, as many other have, find this directory useful as we enter the 2020 field season. If you would like a copy of the directory, they will be made available at the Yukon Chamber of Mines office or can be mailed to you by contacting admin@yukonminers.ca. The directory is available as a PDF file at the link below:

pdf Yukon Mining and Exploration Directory 2020-2021 (10.30 MB)

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COVID-19 Information for Yukon Miners

The current COVID-19 pandemic crisis is affecting all industries both nationwide and internationally and Yukon's Mining Industry is no different. Over the past few weeks we have seen the various levels of government rapidly developing new policies and regulations for different industries as they attempt to combat the spread of COVID-19. These new policies have had great impacts on the day to day business that goes on across these industries, which is why the Yukon Chamber of Mines is committed to passing on all relevant information and best practices to help keep our membership safe. Please review the resources linked below, and keep an eye out for more information coming soon.

Yukon Government Plans for Reopening Yukon

COVID-19 Resources for Yukon Miners

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Yukon Chamber of Mines

3151 B - 3rd Avenue.;
Whitehorse, Yukon
Tel: (867) 667 2090
e-mail: admin@yukonminers.ca