mining

White River First Nation calls on premier to stop mining activity

An influx of miners in the area is causing concern

 

Victoria Gold still operating Eagle Gold mine with COVID-19 precautions in place

The mine is still in operation but with precautions, including social distancing, in place

 

Commentary: Giving mining companies a pass on COVID-19 restrictions means health risks the Yukon can’t afford

By Lewis Rifkind, Katarzyna Nowak, Anne Mease & Sebastian Jones Human interactions…

  • Mar 25, 2020

 

The Yukon loses mining investment steam, according to Fraser Institute report

Minister Ranj Pillai said the mineral development strategy is to address shortcomings

Ross River Dena Council, YG reach agreement on Resource Gateway project

Agreement-in-principle covers paving of highway between Faro and Ross River, North Canol upgrades

Ballooning cost of Mount Nansen cleanup should be ‘wake-up call’ for the Yukon, judge says

Canada has spent $40 million on remediating the mine site, estimates $110 million more needed

In leaked report, employees allege intimidation at Faro mine complex

The report summarizes a YWCHSB investigation into a complaint by employee who raised safety concerns

Casino taking more time with mine proposal

Statement not expected to be submitted to YESAB until Dec. 31, 2021

YESAB extends public comment period for Kudz Ze Kayah mine project

The extension pushes the public comment period far beyond the 60 days provided in YESAB’s own rules

Mining exploration prohibited in some settlement lands

Official says it’s a small fraction of the Yukon’s total land mass

Federal government earmarks $500,000 to promote mining in the North

The cash will be spent over three years at a major mining convention

YG, Liard First Nation reach Resource Gateway agreement

The agreement will allow the first phase of the Nahanni Range Road portion of the project to proceed

Faro mine remediation company, mayor charged for allegedly intimidating workers

Parsons Inc. and Len Faber are facing five charges each under the Occupation Health and Safety Act

Tahltan mining leader to be inducted into Canadian Mining Hall of Fame

P. Jerry Asp said he received a letter about the news on Sept. 10

Yukon Zinc, owner of Wolverine mine, put into receivership

Yukon Supreme Court Justice Suzanne Duncan approved an order Sept. 13.

Billions in funding announced for abandoned mine reclamation work

$2.2 billion will go to work at eight former mine sites in Yukon, N.W.T.

Dawson City placer miner sues Yukon government, alleges expropriation of claims

Darrell Carey filed a statement of claim on Aug. 16

Judge lifts stay on Wolverine mine proceedings

Yukon government wants the troubled mine placed into the hands of a receiver

Wolverine receivership hearing on pause after Yukon Zinc files for protection

“It’s like putting a band-aid on an open chest wound”

Minto Mine sold

New owners aim to have it operating again by the end of the year