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Yukon gov’t orders 2 cabins on placer claims dismantled – CBC

Jan 30, 2024

Government spokesperson says complaint lodged following CBC News story last year

he Yukon government has ordered that two cabins built upon placer claims near Little Atlin Lake be taken down.

Citizens with the Carcross/Tagish First Nation say the cabins have long flouted the law — antiquated mining laws in desperate need of overhaul.

One of the cabins was two-storeys and complete with a foundation.

A government spokesperson confirmed a complaint was filed after the CBC News published a story about the issue last year.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/yukon-cabins-placer-mining-first-nations-1.7098629

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