Government of Yukon



FOR RELEASE
March 12, 2015

The Yukon government retains new legal counsel in the Peel land use planning case

WHITEHORSE—The Government of Yukon has engaged Torys LLP as legal counsel in the Peel land use planning case.

Torys LLP will be reviewing the case and will make recommendations to the Yukon government on how to proceed.

Through this appeal, the government is seeking clarity around the land use planning provisions in Chapter 11 of the Final Agreements. The Yukon government believes this is a significant issue of importance to many Yukoners and recognizes the impact this decision may have on the land use planning process in the territory. As such, the government is moving forward carefully and fully considering all options.

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Contact:

Sarah Crane
Communications, ECO
867-667-5270
sarah.crane@gov.yk.ca

 


News Release #15-085