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  • Whitehorse Gold (WHG) has outlined its ESG initiatives for sustainable resource development at the Skukum Gold Project in the Yukon
  • To date, the company has hired eleven Carcross/Tagish First Nation citizens to support its planned field program
  • The company will undertake environmental baseline testing through SLR Consulting to advance project activities
  • Whitehorse has also retained Proactive Investors North America to assist with investor outreach and general market awareness
  • Whitehorse Gold is a mineral exploration and development company focused on the Skukum Gold Project in southern Yukon
  • Whitehorse Gold (WHG) is down by 0.72 per cent and is currently trading at $1.37 per share

Whitehorse Gold (WHG) has outlined its ESG initiatives for sustainable resource development at the Skukum Gold Project in the Yukon.

Employment

To date, the company has hired eleven Carcross/Tagish First Nation citizens to support its planned field program through Archer, Cathro & Associates Limited.

The C/TFN citizens will undertake an extensive onboarding and orientation program prior to working at the Skukum Gold Project.

Additionally, Southern Lakes Logistics, operated by a member of the C/TFN community, will undertake maintenance of the final portion of the Skukum Project access road.

Environment

Whitehorse has entered into an agreement with SLR Consulting to undertake environmental baseline testing to advance project activities.

SLR Consulting will work in concert with Metro Drilling, a C/TFN-owned business, on this program.

Whitehorse has also engaged MGRID Energy, a C/TFN-owned company, to implement a microgrid energy supply system at Skukum’s 50-person camp.

Investor relations program

The company has retained Proactive Investors North America to assist with investor outreach and general market awareness.

Proactive is a leading multimedia news organization, investor portal and events management company.

Whitehorse engaged Proactive for a 12-month term for C$22,500 allowing for unlimited editorial and video interview coverage of news releases and other corporate developments.

Kevin Weston, Whitehorse Gold’s CEO, commented,

“We are very proud to build alliances with local communities and indigenous peoples, specifically the C/TFN, as we prepare to commence our first full season of exploration at the Skukum Gold Project. The participation of and related benefits to the community are key to the company’s success as we move the project forward.

We also believe that the use of solar power generation technology on our exploration program marks the first step in our carbon reduction plan and establishes the company’s commitment to responsible mineral exploration and development.”

Whitehorse Gold is a mineral exploration and development company focused on the Skukum Gold Project in southern Yukon.

Whitehorse Gold (WHG) is down by 0.72 per cent and is currently trading at $1.37 per share as of 2:40 pm ET.

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