National Public Works Week

Whereas, public works services provided in our community are an integral part of our citizens’ everyday lives; and Whereas, the support of an understanding and informed citizenry is vital to the efficient operation of public works systems and programs such as water, wastewater, streets and highways, public buildings, solid waste collection and parks and recreation…

City of Selkirk Proclamation – Day of Mourning

WHEREAS    every year, more than 1,000 Canadian workers are killed on the job; and WHEREAS    thousands more are permanently disabled; and WHEREAS    hundreds of thousands are injured; and WHEREAS    exposure to the increasing number of toxic substances in the workplace heightens the risk of illness and death; and WHEREAS    April 28 of each year has…

Equal Pay Day – March 18th 2019

Equal Pay Day – March 18th 2019 WHEREAS March 18th, 2019 has been proclaimed “Equal Pay Day” by the Canadian Federation of Business and Professional Women; and WHEREAS March 18th, 2019 marks the end of the 420 days that Canadian women must work to earn the same wage that their male counterparts earn in just…

I Love to Read Month – February 2019

WHEREAS      The ability to read, write and communicate is empowering; and WHEREAS      Communication provides a basis to who we are and how we live together and interact with the world. WHEREAS      The freedom to read is the essence of free inquiry and essential to democratic decision making. Reading inspires the spirit of exploration and…