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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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Engaging With Yukon First Nations and Communities

A Quick Reference Guide to Effective and Respectful Engagement Practices

The Yukon First Nations Engagement and Consultation Guidebook is live Online! Click below to view it.

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Yukon Mining and Exploration Directory 2020-2021

Yukon Mining and 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:

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Yukon Mining and Exploration Directory 2019-2020

Yukon Mining and Exploration Directory 2019-2020

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.

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Yukon Mining and Exploration Directory 2018-2019

Yukon Mining and Exploration Directory 2018-2019

We are excited to release the BRAND NEW 2018/2019 Yukon Mining Directory. Full of highlights from the past years events, as well including a feature about a graduate of the Center for Northern Innovation in Mining, a look at the partnership between Palaeontologists and Placer Miners, a fascinating look into the industries innovative technology, and much much more. 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.

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Yukon Mining and Exploration Directory 2017-2018

Yukon Mining and Exploration Directory 2017-2018

We are excited to release the BRAND NEW 2017/2018 Yukon Mining Directory. Full of highlights from the past years events, as well including a feature about the Center for Northern Innovation in Mining, a look at modern mining safety practices, an inspiring interview with our industry’s brightest star Sue Craig, and much much more… 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.

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Levelling the Playing Field

Levelling the Playing Field

Four industry associations, including the Yukon Chamber of Mines, came together to conduct research to better understand the cost differential faced by exploration and mining companies operating in the territories. Based on this research, they have put forward a range of ideas on how federal fiscal policy can help to unlock the mineral potential of the North, including an enhanced mineral exploration tax credit for remote projects and the establishment of a northern infrastructure investment bank.

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Best Management Practices for Fossils at Placer Mines

Best Management Practices for Fossils at Placer Mines

Palaeontological resources are the fossil remains of ancient plants and animals. Yukon’s fossils tell us about past life and environments and are an important part of our heritage. This publication is intended to provide information and assistance to the Yukon placer mining industry to ensure protection and management of non-renewable palaeontological resources (fossils) and palaeontological sites.

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First Nations Engagement Guidebook

First Nations Engagement Guidebook

This collaborative Yukon-specific guide was developed by Tr’ondek Hwech’in, the First Nation of Na-Cho Nyak Dun and the Yukon Chamber of Mines to help mining, exploration and development companies doing business in the territory establish sound and respectful working relationships with Yukon First Nations and communities when undertaking mineral exploration or development projects or activities.

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Yukon Placer Mining Best Management Practices for Heritage Resources

Yukon Placer Mining Best Management Practices for Heritage Resources

This guide is intended to provide users with up-to-date information about best management practices for heritage resources the Yukon Landscape but these guidelines should not be considered as comprehensive. There are both known and unknown sources of data which have not yet been incorporated and topics which have not yet been treated or addressed. These topics and data will be incorporated and new versions of the documents uploaded as time and resources permit. By their very nature many specific BMPs soon become obsolete as “better” BMPs become available but the concept and the identified objectives behind the examples remain valid.

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Yukon Mineral and Coal Exploration Best Management Practices and Regulatory Guide

Yukon Mineral and Coal Exploration Best Management Practices and Regulatory Guide

Best Management Practices (BMP) refer to a range of guidelines and recommendations – in the case of the mining industry – designed to reduce the potential impact of mining and exploration activities on the environment.

On October 28, 2010, the Yukon Chamber of Mines launched its Yukon Mineral and Coal Exploration Best Management Practices and Regulatory Guide to equip its members with a range of planning tools and practices that pertain specifically to the regulatory and environmental conditions of the Yukon mining industry.

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Yukon Chamber of Mines

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Whitehorse, Yukon
Tel: (867) 667 2090
e-mail: admin@yukonminers.ca