Photo showing a parade float consisting of a horse and buggy. A banner reading "Peace" is strung across it.

Events in Selkirk

Since its establishment in 1882, Selkirk has seen many significant events throughout its 140 year history. Celebrations such as Canada Day and the Triple S Fair and Rodeo are among the most prominent gatherings that come to mind for many Selkirkian’s, but what about the events that have been forgotten over the years? Check back here for articles on the defining moments and festivals that brought our community together.

Banner view of Peguis

Peguis-Selkirk Treaty

The Selkirk Settlers Thomas Douglas, the 5th Earl of Selkirk was a Scottish nobleman and a Hudson’s Bay Company stockholder. He is most known for

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Selkirk Fair and Rodeo

In 1878, local farmers formed the St. Andrews Agricultural Society, later changed to the St. Andrews-St. Clements Agricultural Society. Their purpose was to advocate for

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Photo showing ad for a Foto-Nite event in Selkirk

Foto-Nite

Some may think “Foto-Nite” is a misspelling of Photo Night, but that is not the case here. Foto-Nite was a promotional event to boost the

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