Banner feature photo of Bill Shead

Bill Shead

Bill Shead was born in 1939 in the old Selkirk General Hospital on Idell Avenue. He was the eldest of seven siblings. Their parents Harry and Ruth (nee Asham) instilled them with pride in their Cree ancestry and identity. Bill’s father, and four other family members served in the Navy during WWII. They and Bill’s…

Banner feature photo of Bud Oliver

Bud Oliver

Robert “Bud” Stefan Oliver was Selkirk’s longest serving mayor from 1984-2002. Bud was born on July 16, 1937, in the old Selkirk General Hospital on Idell Avenue and has since lived almost his entire life in town. Bud has memories of being involved with many large developments and events in Selkirk over the years.  Bud’s…