The Department of Energy, Mines and Resources is responsible for managing natural resource development in Yukon. We aim to do this in a sustainable and collaborative way for the benefit of Yukoners.
Services and information
June 22, 2022
The legislation will provide opportunities for developing geothermal resources as a source of renewable energy for generating heat and electricity.
April 1, 2022
The Government of Yukon is seeking public input on the local agriculture and agri-food sector’s current priorities and future needs.
March 2, 2022
Public engagement has begun for the new Yukon Public Lands Act.
We support the agriculture industry through land development, research, extension services and funding programs.
Phone: 867-667-5838 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5838
Fax number: 867-393-6222
We lead efforts to address environmental issues at Yukon’s abandoned mines. This includes managing ongoing site operations (known as care and maintenance) and developing and implementing long-term remediation plans for the protection of human health and the environment.
We communicate the programs and activities of Energy, Mines and Resources to the public.
Phone: 1-867-667-3123 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 3123
Fax number: 867-393-7421
We provide field services and expertise for clients of the Department of Energy, Mines and Resources. Activities range from inspections, to issuing timber and firewood permits to emergency response.
We develop Yukon energy policy and provide Yukoners with energy programs, expertise and assistance.
Phone: 867-393-7063 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 7063
Fax number: 867-393-7061
We provide information and research help related to Yukon’s natural resources, environment and history.
Phone: 867-667-3111 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 3111
Fax number: 867-456-3888
The Forest Management Branch oversees the development and management of Yukon's forest resources. This includes issuing permits and licensing; developing timber harvest plans; and carrying out planning and research on forest resources and health.
We are responsible for regulating the exploration and responsible development of Yukon’s oil and gas resources. We issue oil and gas rights, administer royalty revenues and licences, and regulate industry activities.
We are responsible for the sale, lease and licensing of public land and permitting its temporary use.
Phone: 867-667-5215 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5215
Fax number: 867-393-6340
We collaborate with First Nations, Yukon communities and other government agencies to manage land use in a sustainable and orderly way. We also work with First Nations, Yukon communities and interested parties on regional land use planning.
Phone: 867-667-3515 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 3515
Fax number: 867-393-6340
We are responsible for the disposition and administration of mineral resources within Yukon.
- Administering placer and quartz mineral claims
- Mining land use approvals
- Major mine licensing
- Mining maps and data
- Incentive programs
Phone: 867-633-7952 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 7952
Fax number: 867-456-3899
We develop solutions with First Nations and industry that enable the responsible management of Yukon's resources.
Phone: 867-456-3896 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 3896
Fax number: 867-393-6262
We provide objective geological information to:
- Government of Yukon;
- Yukon First Nations; and
- the public.
Our information adds to Yukon’s geoscience knowledge base. The information supports geoscience-related policy and investment decisions in the territory.
Phone: 867-667-8508 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 2808
Fax number: 867-667-3198