A&W Shells Out $5 Million

A&W, the prominent Canadian fast-food chain, has donated $5 million for research into beef and forage at the University of Saskatchewan. The donation from A&W to the University of Saskatchewan’s Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence will be used to fund the construction of the $3-million Livestock and Food Building at the LFCE site near …

Queen of the Rodeo

Congratulations to 20-year-old Brittney Chomistek of Medicine Hat, who was crowned Miss Rodeo Canada 2018 in the CFR arena during the height of the CFR competition. Brittney is the fourth generation raised on the family land northeast of Medicine Hat. This third-year Bachelor of Elementary Education student has a goal of teaching grade one in …

2017 Canadian Cowboys Champions

Congratulations to the 2017 CCA Champions crowned in October in Swift Current, Sask., after a gruelling five-performance finals. The CCA Finals, which features rodeo action, plus a booming trade show and cabaret, returns to the Credit Union Iplex from October 17-20, 2018.

2018 Stampede Royalty

Congratulations to 2018 Calgary Stampede Royalty! The 2018 Calgary Stampede Queen Lindsay Lockwood is completing her Bachelor of Arts with an honours specialization in psychology, with a goal to attend medical school in the future. 2018 Calgary Stampede Princess Jaden Holle is working towards a Bachelor of Education through the Metis Teacher Education Program delivered …

The One Who Checks the Pens

When it comes to feedin’ calves There’s a lot of things one needs Like sheltered corrals and drainage, Clean water and good feed. And in spite of k.d. lang, Much to cattlemen’s relief, Most of the population’s Still into eatin’ beef. But with truckin’ and the banker, Feed and vet bills to be paid And …