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
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!
Kate Carmack joins the Klondike Discoverers in the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame
Whitehorse, YT, January 10, 2019 —
Kate Carmack has taken her place with the Klondike Discoverers: Skookum Jim Mason, Dawson Charlie, George Carmack and Robert Henderson - in the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame.
This week Zena McLean, a descendent of Kate Carmack, travelled to Toronto to accept the honour on her behalf. She was joined by Kwanlin Dün First Nation Chief Doris Bill and Elder Councillor Jessie Dawson, Yukon government Deputy Premier Ranj Pillai, AFN Regional Chief Kluane Adamek, members of Youth of Today Society as well as Yukon Chamber of Mines Past President Sue Craig and Executive Director Samson Hartland.