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 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…

City Hires Director of Protective Services

The City of Selkirk has created a new position and hired former RCMP Inspector David Thorne as its Director of Protective Services. Thorne started with the City on Oct. 17, 2016. The Director is responsible for the City’s two By-law Enforcement Officers and for all protective and safety related programs and initiatives the city has. This…