Friday, December 9, 2022

Tag: Government of Yukon

Yukon’s carbon price rebate legislation receives assent

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Yukon businesses, municipal governments and First Nations governments will continue to benefit from the made-in-Yukon carbon pricing rebate system. The Carbon Price Rebate Amendments Act, 2022,...

First Nation-led clean-energy project in B.C. to power the Yukon

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A First Nation-led clean-power generation project for British Columbia’s Northwest will provide a significant economic boost from added employment, as well as revenue from...

WSP Golder awarded contract for Faro Mine remediation project

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Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) has awarded WSP Golder a contract for Regulatory Support Services for the Faro Mine Remediation Project. When it was...

Environment ministers meet in Yukon and take action on circular plastics...

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The federal, provincial and territorial ministers of the environment met in person for the first time in three years for the annual meeting of...

Northern Premiers issue pan-northern leaders’ statement on climate change

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Yukon Premier Sandy Silver along with Nunavut Premier P.J. Akeeagok, Northwest Territories Premier Caroline Cochrane and Indigenous leaders from across the North recently issued...

Newmont relinquishes environmentally sensitive area in Yukon

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Newmont Corporation, a leading global mining firm, has come to an agreement with the Yukon Department of Energy, Mines and Resources (EMR) to relinquish...

Investment for Exploration of Geothermal Energy in Yukon

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The Government of Yukon is receiving new support to explore the potential of geothermal energy as a long-term source of renewable energy for communities...

Ban on single-use products proposed in Yukon

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The Government of Yukon is proposing amendments to its Environment Act to strengthen the territory’s waste reduction efforts by allowing for the banning certain types...

Clean Energy Funds Support Five Indigenous-led Initiatives in Yukon

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Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon, on behalf of Seamus O’Regan, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, announced a $5.4-million investment in five community-led...

Yukon’s New Strategy for Climate Change, Energy and Green Economy

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The Government of Yukon released a bold new strategy that includes 131 actions to address the impacts of climate change while building a green...