The City of Selkirk is located in the Interlake region just 20 kilometres north of Winnipeg, the capital of Manitoba. Selkirk has access to all major highways, rail spur lines and the airport connecting it with national and international markets. Being the regional economic centre, Selkirk serves a trading area of 70,000 people and attracts visitors, skilled employees and new residents from over 650,000 people in the City of Winnipeg.
Selkirk hosts the multi-national Gerdau MRM Steel Mill, which employs 450 workers. Selkirk also hosts a variety of businesses ranging from small to large fabricating and manufacturing firms which provide products and services to the surrounding area and for export. Selkirk has also seen substantial regional commercial growth, attracting retail brands such as Walmart, Staples, Canadian Tire and others. Most recently, a newly constructed 84-room Canalta Hotel is open for business.
There are currently 440 businesses operating in Selkirk