Municipal Projects

 Public Notice: Canadian Bank of Commerce NHS: Swallow Migration

In advance of the 2019 work on the exterior of the Canadian Bank of Commerce National Historic Site on Front Street, the City of Dawson will be installing a temporary mesh cover over the building in advance of the swallow migration to deter the birds from nesting on the building. The mesh cover will be in place during the month of May and beginning of June after which time it will be removed to accommodate the work. 

Your patience and understanding is appreciated.

A big thank you to Wildstone Construction and Engineering who assisted the City of Dawson in installing the protective mesh cover over the CBC building. A special thanks to Mike Loiseau, Wildstone Site Superintendent at the Water Treatment Plant and Josh Wittmeier, Wildstone Lift Operator for their expertise and generosity.

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Constructed in 1901, the Canadian Bank of Commerce grand architectural style reflects the important services that were performed by the bank, such as the buying and melting of gold into bricks and the brokering of gold on world markets. This structure, with its sophisticated form, was a prominent and visible symbol of the bank’s significance within the community. It operated as a bank until 1989. (Source: Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, Minutes, November 1991; Plaque text, 1991)


For any questions related to this project please contact Trina Buhler, City of Dawson Project Manager at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


2018 Water & Sewer Upgrades

Please click HERE for information about the 2018 Water and Sewer Upgrades.