Peace Day – September 21, 2016

  Peace Days is holding its 7th Annual Festival of Peace and Compassion – September 11 to 25, 2016. Peace Days was inspired by Rotary World Peace Partners in 2010 and grew out of a desire to celebrate the United Nations’ International Day of Peace, designated as September 21st each year. The mission of Peace Days is to…

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

  WHEREAS, older adults in Manitoba are valued members of society and deserve to live with dignity; and WHEREAS, abuse of older adults is an ever increasing issue in our society that crosses all socio- economic boundaries; and WHEREAS, most abuse of older adults is hidden; and WHEREAS, ageism is a major cause of abuse…

National Public Works Week – May 15th-21st

The City of Selkirk prides itself on its commitment to its residents when it comes to caring for streets, underground infrastructure, drinking water, recycling and garbage collection, among many other services. Public Works is tasked with keeping the city clean, operational and safe. Most times, the services provided go unnoticed by residents as staff go about their…