LAND ACCESS AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS
The Yukon mineral exploration, development and mining industry is facing increased restrictions on land use and access to minerals. The Yukon Chamber of Mines will play a leadership role in advocating to all levels of government to ensure certainty of land access and secure mineral tenure to conduct exploration, development and mining activities. Streamlined, efficient and transparent regulatory, environmental and permitting regimes are critical for attracting and retaining the international investment required to ensure the growth of the mineral exploration and mining industry. The Yukon Chamber of Mines’ will advocate for its membership with regulatory decision makers and governments to ensure fair, efficient and transparent environmental assessment and permitting processes.