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
September 15, 2021
The development of new mining legislation is underway and will consider recommendations made by the independent panel’s Mineral Development Strategy.
Vangorda plateau portion of the Faro mine site to be acquired by Ross River Dena Council’s Dena Nezziddi LP and Broden Mining partnership
August 30, 2021
An agreement has been reached for the sale of mining claims and leases on the Vangorda plateau to a new First Nation-private partnership.
August 30, 2021
The Government of Yukon is now able to increase its purchases of locally produced food by contracting a local distributor.
We support the agriculture industry through land development, research, extension services and funding programs.
Phone number: 867-667-5838 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5838
Fax number: 867-393-6222
Find out how the government manages Type II abandoned mines sitesWe 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.
Phone number: 867-456-6147 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 6147
Fax number: 867-456-6780
We communicate the programs and activities of Energy, Mines and Resources to the public.
Phone number: 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.
Phone number: 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.
Phone number: 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 number: 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.
Phone number: 867-456-3999 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 3999
We are responsible for the sale, lease and licensing of public land and permitting its temporary use.
Phone number: 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 number: 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 number: 867-633-7952 o toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 7952
Fax number: 867-456-3899
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.
Phone number: 867-667-5026 or toll free in Yukon: 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5026
We develop solutions with First Nations and industry that enable the responsible management of Yukon's resources.
Phone number: 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 number: 867-455-2808 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 2808
Fax number: 867-667-3198
Phone number: 867-667-3097