Proposed Amendments to the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act (YESAA) - (Part I of the Yukon and Nunavut Regulatory Improvement Act)

Consultation Summary

Action Date
Conducted the Five-year Review of the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act (YESAA) with the Government of Yukon, Yukon First Nations and the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board (YESAB) April 2008 to October 2012
Videoconference on the Responsible Resource Development in the North initiative December 2012
Teleconference with Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN) on way forward on amending YESAA April 2013
Mail out to CYFN, Yukon First Nations, YESAB, and Government of Yukon of first draft legislative proposal and request for written comments May 2013
Mail out to industry of first draft legislative proposal and request for written comments June 2013
Discussion on funding with CYFN June 2013
Consultation session with CYFN, Yukon First Nations, YESAB, and Government of Yukon on draft legislative proposal July 2013
Consultation session with CYFN, Yukon First Nations, YESAB, and Government of Yukon on comments received and AANDC's response November 2013
Mail out to CYFN, Yukon First Nations, YESAB, Government of Yukon and industry of revised draft legislative proposal and requested written comments February 2014
Consultation session with CYFN, Yukon First Nations, YESAB, and Government of Yukon on revised draft legislative proposal February 2014
Consultation session with industry on draft legislative proposal April 2014
Consultation session with CYFN, Yukon First Nations, YESAB, and Government of Yukon on draft legislative proposal April 2014
Consultation session with CYFN, Yukon First Nations, YESAB, and Government of Yukon on amendments to draft legislative proposal based on comments received May 2014
Written responses to individual comments sent to CYFN, Yukon First Nations, Government of Yukon, YESAB and industry June 2014
Notification of the introduction of Bill S-6 in the Senate sent to CYFN, Yukon First Nations, YESAB, Government of Yukon and industry June 2014