Selkirk Certified Fair Trade Town

The movement has taken hold in the City of Selkirk. Thanks to the tremendous support of local businesses, community groups and engaged youth, the city has officially earned its designation as a Fair Trade Town. Selkirk Mayor Larry Johannson joined the entire city council in making the announcement at a special ceremony at Ecole Selkirk…

Fairtrade Workplace of the Year

City of Selkirk Named Fairtrade Workplace of the Year The City of Selkirk takes its role as a global city seriously and late last month was recognized for its efforts by winning the first ever Fairtrade Workplace of the Year Award. The award, presented by Fairtrade Canada at its fifth annual Canadian Fair Trade Conference…

Selkirk 2017 Budget Builds for the Future

The City of Selkirk’s Budget 2017 has once again been approved before year’s end and ties spending to the Strategic Plan, a document that for the past two years has guided decision making and focused community and economic development in Selkirk. The budget is about striking a balance between addressing the city’s infrastructure gap while still…