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Our Mission

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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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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2019 / 2020 Yukon Mining and Exploration Directory

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 2019 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 2019-2020 (12.59 MB)

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YCM Basic Prospecting Course 2019 - Registration Live!

Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30-9pm from April 10th-May 29th

The Yukon Chamber of Mines is pleased to announce that our intro to Geology and Prospecting Course is back, and we presently accepting Registrations!

The Intro to Prospecting course is 40 hours of engaging lectures in which you will develop a fundamental knowledge of basic-intermediate geology and the fundamentals of prospecting, from a seasoned Yukon Geologist with over 30 years of prospecting experience. From mineral identification to how to stake a claim, the Basic Prospecting course will teach you what you need to know!

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Yukon First Nations Engagement and Consultation Guidebook is live Online

The purpose of the Yukon First Nations Engagement & Consultation Tool Website and Mobile App for the Mineral Exploration Industry (the Guide) is to provide relevant and timely information to mineral explorers and those who work with the industry on engagement and consultation requirements and expectations in Yukon.  The Guide can be accessed through hard copy, and a web-based version, which is also available through an app.   Although the Guide is primarily focused on information to mineral explorers, and will speak to that industry specifically, it will also be useful for those working with the industry such as investors, academic institutions and government organizations (public and First Nation). 

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Yukon Chamber of Mines

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