Find the status of NVD Best Western Gold Rush Inn's liquor licence application, item #21-02

Applicant or licensee

Northern Vision Development Corporation

Name of premises

Best Western Gold Rush Inn

Status of application, item #21-02


Download board decision document.

Deadline to object 

3 p.m. on March 8, 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

411 Main Street, Whitehorse, Yukon

Nature of the application

Change to existing licences requiring new application, including:

  • Expansion of dual licensed area into an area presently licensed as with a special licence (General Store) with cancellation of that special licence;
  • Addition of an outside deck; and
  • Change to hours of dual licence liquor service, Food Primary – All Liquor, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. and liquor primary – all liquor 10 p.m. to 2 a.m..

Current liquor licence(s)

The Best Western Gold Rush Inn currently holds:

  • Food primary – all liquor;
  • Liquor primary – all Liquor (dual); 
  • Off-premises liquor;
  • Room service; and
  • 2 Special liquor licences.

Number of licensed premises in the area

There are currently 40 food primary – all liquor, 20 liquor primary – all liquor, 35 off premises liquor, 7 room service and 31 special liquor licences in the Whitehorse area.

The closest liquor primary – licensed premises is the Town and Mountain Hotel, located 401 Main Street.

The closest food primary licensed premises is 506 All Day Grill located at 506 Main Street.

The closest special liquor licensed premises is the Sternwheeler Hotel & Conference Centre located at 201 Wood Street.

Issues and considerations

Structure and premises

The premises is located in the West side on the ground floor, the proposed outside patio is located on the West side of the building leading into the parking lot of the Best Western Gold Rush Inn.


Consists of Western inspired cuisine.

Hours of business and hours of liquor service

The business hours are 9 a.m. to 2 a.m., with liquor service hours for their food primary 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. and liquor primary hours 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., 7 days a week.


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.