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…

Noventis Credit Union’s Evening of History

Evening of History on tap for February 2, 2017. City of Selkirk CAO Duane Nicol, along with Selkirk and District Community Foundation Executive Director Bev Clegg (centre) and  Sylvia Magyar-Brambilla of Noventis Credit Union, are pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for the Noventis Credit Union Evening of History. It’s time once…

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…