See how much royalty has been paid for quartz mining in Yukon

A royalty is a share of profits from a Yukon mine paid by the mine operator to the Government of Yukon as owner of the mineral rights.

Bellekeno Mine operated by Alexco Resources

Year

Royalty paid

2010

$0
First year of commercial production.

2011

$351,525

2012

$372,588

2013

$0

In temporary closure.

2014

$0

In temporary closure.

2015

$0

In temporary closure.

2016

$0

In temporary closure.

2017

$0

In temporary closure.

2018

$0

In temporary closure.

2019

$0

In temporary closure.

2020

$0

Restarted operations, pre-production royalty return filed and under review.

Total

$724,113

Eagle Gold Mine operated by Victoria Gold Corporation

Year

Royalties paid

2019

$0

Began operations.

2020

$0

No royalty return required. The company did not meet commencement of production threshold under the regulation to require a return to be filed.

Total

$0

Minto Mine operated by Capstone Mining Corporation

Year

Royalties paid**

2007

$0

First year of commercial production under the Royalty Regulations.

2008

$1,503,491

2009

$5,917,904

2010*

$3,965,522

2011*

$1,390,535

Transition year under new regulations.

2012*

$225,940

2013*

$113,018.14

2014*

$1,437,266

2015*

$135,773.55

2016

$14,367,764

2017

$4,367,057.98

2018

$0

No royalty owed and company went into temporary closure October 2018.

2019

$0

In temporary closure until October 2019, then resumed operations.

2020

Royalty return filed and under review.

Total

$33,424,271.67

*Updated values based on 2010 to 2014 re-assessment and 2015 assessment.

**All Minto Mine royalties are paid to Selkirk First Nation.

Silver Hart project operated by CMC Metals Limited

Year

Royalty paid

2010

$0
Bulk sampling and commercial sale with a value over $10,000 triggered a pre-production royalty filing.

2011

$0
Bulk sampling and commercial sale with a value over $10,000 triggered a pre-production royalty filing.

2012 to 2021

No return required

Total

$0

Wolverine Mine operated by Yukon Zinc Corporation

Year

Royalty paid

 2012

$0
First year of commercial production under the Royalty Regulations.

2013

$0
Reduced production period.

2014

$0
Temporary closure in January 2014.

2015 to 2021

$0
Closure continued.

Total

$0

3 Aces project operated by Golden Predator Mining Corporation

Year

Royalties paid

2016

$0

Bulk sampling and commercial sale of gold over $10,000 in value triggered a pre-production royalty filing requirement.

2017

$0

2018

$0

2019

$0

2020

Return filed and under review.

Total

$0

Contact: 

If you have any questions about the royalty regime, phone the Mineral Resources Branch, 867-667-3422.