Environmental Programs

Environmental management in the Yukon and the programs and services offered.

Programs and services

Northern Contaminated Sites Program

Learn about the Government of Canada’s management of contaminated sites in the Yukon.

Action plan for contaminated sites

Learn about the Federal Contaminated Sites Action Plan (FCSAP).

Northern Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program

Program responsible for the remediation of abandoned mines in the Yukon and Northwest Territories.

Environmental Stewardship and Policy

Environmental Stewardship and Policy works with other federal departments and with the Yukon and First Nation governments on environmental and climate change challenges, solutions and stewardship.

Northern Contaminants Program

Program supporting Northern research and monitoring of contaminants in traditional food while providing information on contaminants.

Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act

The legislation established for assessing the environmental and socio-economic effects of certain activities in the Yukon.

First Nations Waste Management Initiative

Find out about funding available for solid waste management projects on reserve and land set-aside.

Lands and Economic Development Services Program

Learn about the types of funding available to help First Nations and Inuit communities participate in the economy and exercise greater control over land management.

Northern REACHE Program

Learn about the Northern Responsible Energy Approach for Community Heat and Electricity Program, and funding available.

Northern Participant Funding Program

Learn about funding for Indigenous peoples and other Northerners to participate meaningfully in impact assessments of major projects in Yukon, Nunavut, the Northwest Territories and the Eeyou and Nunavik Marine Regions.

Climate change

Learn about initiatives and programs the Government of Canada is working on in relation to climate change.

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