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Business & Economy

Dawson’s economy is rooted in public services, mining, the accommodation and food service sector, and arts, entertainment and recreation.

Business Licence Required

Please note that an active Business Licence is required to operate any business within or partly within City of Dawson limits.  If you are operating a business without a business license, you as the owner could face penalties and fines.

Shop Local!

The local business community in Dawson offers an incredible selection of goods and services.  It is amazing how much is available locally! 

Business Directory

Find the goods and services you're looking for right here in in the Klondike!  The City of Dawson Business Directory is the most comprehensive list of businesses operating in Dawson.

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Finance & Administration
in person at 1336 Front Street, 2nd Floor Above the Fire Hall
Phone: 993-7400 Ext. 499