Mining in communities framework

How do I participate? 

Provide your input by answering the questionnaire by October 14, 2022.

Answer the questionnaire

You can also fill out a digital copy of the questionnaire and email it to jocylyn.mcdowell@yukon.ca.

Print copies of the questionnaire are available at the following locations:

  • Land Planning Branch
    Elijah Smith Building, Room 320
    300 Main Street
    Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2B5
  • City of Dawson
    1336 Front Street
    Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0
What is this engagement about? 

We’re in the process of developing the Mineral Staking and Development Framework for mining in communities. The framework suggests approaches to:

  • prevent and resolve land use conflicts between mining operations and Yukon communities;
  • improve coordination between community land use planning and mineral regulatory processes; and
  • find ways for mining activities within Yukon communities to respect community values and interests.
How will my input make a difference? 

We will consider your input as we finalize the framework.

Where can I find related information? 

The following pages contain information on mining in the Yukon:

You can learn more about community land use planning by reading official community plans for communities.

Where can I find results? 

We’ll analyze the input we’ve received and post a summary online after the engagement is over.

Give your feedback on the engagement process 

Share your thoughts on the engagement process by sending an email to jocylyn.mcdowell@yukon.ca.