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CitizenNews – Budget Edition, February 2024

Are you interested in staying up-to-date on the latest news, programming and events in our community? Our new CitizenNews newsletter provides a curated selection of news, updates, and exciting announcements and events for our citizens to enjoy. Each edition provides a recap of the past three months, what’s happening currently, a section

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Kinew: ‘We say yes to CPS’

Premier Wab Kinew visited Selkirk on February 14th to announce a momentous occasion – the establishment of Canadian Premium Sands’ (CPS) patterned solar glass manufacturing plant in the city, and showed a whole lot of love for the plant, its economic impact, low-carbon footprint and job creation. “We are here

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Selkirk Museum keeping history alive and well

Pictured: Marcella Vezina with photo of her Aunt Elsie Bear Here’s some history for you – what we now refer to as simply ‘online’ used to be known as the information superhighway, and if you’re travelling on it, it should take you somewhere. For those who’ve discovered SelkirkMuseum.ca, the destination has

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2024 – a year for building off successes

The City of Selkirk’s tag line says it’s a place where it all comes together and looking at the 2024 budget and the process used to arrive at it, the tag line nails it. At a time when other cities are proposing increases between 10 and 15 per cent, the

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Selkirk Fire Department welcomes five new members

Last spring, five new recruits began their journey as members of the storied Selkirk Fire Department and last month all five passed their Level 1 firefighter exams. “They all did very well,” said Acting Fire Chief Corey Gagne. “They put in lots of hard work, like you always do as

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