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 Breaks the 10,000 Population Barrier

Selkirk’s population has pushed past the 10,000 mark for the first time in decades and city leaders say it’s confirmation their purposeful strategy for growth is working. Statistics Canada released numbers on population and dwellings last week, the first results from the national census, taken May 10, 2016. The City of Selkirk’s population rose to…

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…