Find the status of Belly of the Bison's liquor licence application, item #21-11

Applicant or licensee

Earls Restaurant (Whitehorse) Ltd.

Name of premises

Belly of the Bison (Edgewater Hotel)

Status of application, item #21-11

  • Approved in principle

Download the Yukon Liquor Board decision document.

Deadline to object 

3 p.m. on June 14, 2021

Any person who wishes to object to the granting of this application should file their objection with reasons in writing to:

Yukon Liquor Corporation
9031 Quartz Road Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 4P9

Application details

Download the public notice document.

Download the application summary document.

Location of premises

#200, 2237 – 2nd Avenue, Whitehorse,, Yukon

Nature of the application

New application approval for the following liquor licence: food primary – all liquor.

Current liquor licence(s)

  • Best Western Hotel: Food primary – all, liquor primary – all, off premises, room service and special.
  • Earls Restaurant: Food primary – all and liquor primary – all liquor.
  • Edgewater Hotel: Special.
  • Coast High Country Inn: Food primary – all, liquor primary – all, off premises, room service and 3 special.

Number of licensed premises in the area

There are currently 42 food primary – all liquor licences in the Whitehorse area. The closest licensed premises that holds this licence type is the Dirty Northern Public House and Miner’s Daughter Eatery which is adjacent to the applicant’s premises (approximately 44 metres).

Issues and considerations

Structure and premises

The Edgewater Hotel is a boutique hotel situated in a 2 storey heritage building with 32 modern guest rooms.


Will consist of a selection of appetizers, soups, salads, steaks, entrées, sides and desserts.

Hours of business and hours of liquor service

The business hours are 6 a.m. to 2 a.m., with liquor service hours 9 a.m. to 2 a.m., 7 days a week.

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For questions about applying for a liquor licence email or phone 867-667-5245 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, extension 5245.