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
Government of Yukon seeking judicial review of mineral exploration project assessment
May 30, 2023
The Government of Yukon is applying for a judicial review of the assessment of the Michelle Creek mineral exploration project.
Yukon government hires contractor to ensure environmental protection at the Minto Mine
May 13, 2023
The Government of Yukon has hired a contractor to ensure environmental protection is maintained at the Minto Mine.
The Government of Yukon renews the Timber Harvesting Incentive program
May 12, 2023
The Government of Yukon is renewing the incentive for commercial timber harvesters. Registered commercial businesses can qualify for $10 per cubic metre for harvested wood.
Legislative Assembly profile
Phone number: 867-393-7486
Fax number : 867-393-7135
We support the agriculture industry through land development, research, extension services and funding programs.
See our supports for agriculture.
Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-0408 extension 5838
Fax number: 867-393-6222
Location: Agriculture Branch
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.
Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-0409 extension 3098
We communicate the programs and activities of Energy, Mines and Resources to the public.
Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-0408 extension 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.
Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-0408 extension 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.
Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-0408 extension 7063
Fax number: 867-393-7061
Location: Climate Change and Energy Solutions Centre
We provide information and research help related to Yukon’s natural resources, environment and history.
Learn about visiting the Energy, Mines and Resources Library.
Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-0408 extension 3111
Fax number: 867-456-3888
Location: Energy, Mines and Resources Library
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.
Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-0408 extension 3999
Location: Forest Management Branch
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.
Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-0408 extension 5026
We are responsible for the sale, lease and licensing of public land and permitting its temporary use.
Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-0408 extension 5215
Fax number: 867-393-6340
Location: Land Management Branch
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.
Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-0408 extension 3515
Fax number: 867-393-6340
Location: Land Planning Branch
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
Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-0408 extension 7952
Fax number: 867-456-3899
We develop solutions with First Nations and industry that enable the responsible management of Yukon's resources.
Learn about the Mining Memorandum of Understanding.
Learn about the Yukon resource gateway project.
Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-0408 extension 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.
Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-0408 extension 2808
Fax number: 867-667-3198
Location: Yukon Geological Survey