Department of Energy, Mines and Resources

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.

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We support the agriculture industry through land development, research, extension services and funding programs.

See our supports for agriculture.

Email: agriculture@yukon.ca
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.

Learn how we manage Type II abandoned mines.

Email: yukonabandonedmines@yukon.ca
Phone: 867-393-7098 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0409, ext. 3098

We communicate the programs and activities of Energy, Mines and Resources to the public.

Email: emr@yukon.ca
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.

Find a Compliance Monitoring and Inspections office.

Email: cmi-inquiries@yukon.ca
Phone: 1-867-667-3137 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 3137

We develop Yukon energy policy and provide Yukoners with energy programs, expertise and assistance.

See all our Good Energy rebates.
Learn how to become an independent power producer.

Email: energy@yukon.ca
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.

Learn about visiting the Energy, Mines and Resources Library.

Email: emrlibrary@yukon.ca
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.

See forestry topics.

Email: forestry@yukon.ca
Phone: 867-456-3999 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 3999

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.

See oil and gas topics.

Email: petroleum@yukon.ca
Phone: 867-667-5026 or toll free in Yukon: 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5026

We are responsible for the sale, lease and licensing of public land and permitting its temporary use.

See land topics.

Email: land.disposition@yukon.ca
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.

See land planning topics.

Email: land.planning@yukon.ca
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.

See mining-related pages.

  • Administering placer and quartz mineral claims
  • Mining land use approvals
  • Major mine licensing
  • Mining maps and data
  • Incentive programs

Email: mining@yukon.ca
Phone: 867-633-7952 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 7952
Fax number: 867-456-3899

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.

See geology topics.

Email: geology@yukon.ca
Phone: 867-667-8508 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 2808
Fax number: 867-667-3198