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Yukon reprising the call north

Canada’s Yukon echoes with the legend of the Klondike gold rush at the tail end of the nineteenth century, but while that was a flash in the pan that lasted a few brief years until 1899 and placer mining is the only activity ongoing in the Klondike now, the government is creating the conditions for modern mining to be a major part of its future.

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ATAC Resources’ Rackla project sums up the problem with many of Yukon's mineral deposits

Mining development is a priority for the ruling Yukon Party, which faces an election later this year, and it aims to open up 70% of the territory’s 70,000km2 to natural resource development.