BreakOut West: Home Edition!

WINNERS OF THE WESTERN CANADIAN MUSIC AWARDSTO BE ANNOUNCED ON SEPTEMBER 25DURING SPECIAL LIVE STREAMED EVENT   BreakOut West is moving online for 2020! This year, the annual festival and conference was set to take place in Winnipeg, MB from September 30 to October 4. In response to the ongoing circumstances surrounding COVID-19, BOW 2020 will …

Ranching in the West ~ Willsies of the West Country

Alberta’s Trailblazing Ranchers ~ By Dianne Finstad People with a sense of adventure love to visit the West Country of central Alberta’s Parkland. But the real adventurers were those who came to the region when it was truly untamed and stayed to carve out a place and build a family legacy. George Albert Willsie was …

Reflections ~ Bryn Thiessen

“Genius” is a strange word even for me, but as I’ve been trying to write this column, I was looking for inspiration, to the point of perspiration, fueled by determination, thwarted by procrastination. I realised my situation was causing agitation, so with some hesitation, I received a revelation. I need no restoration, nor excessive salutations, …

New Transport Regulations Webinars Featuring CIFA

AFAC works with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to deliver a webinar series on the updated humane transport regulations Calgary, ALBERTA — A presentation from this spring’s Livestock Care Conference (LCC) has led to a new webinar series, to be offered by Alberta Farm Animal Care with technical expertise provided by the CFIA. During our …

Cowboy Country Tradeshow Marketplace!

Shopping for the Westerner We’ve thrown open our gates for a Trade Show Marketplace!  Here you will find a collection of unique and gorgeous handcrafted artworks and collectibles, plus some essential buys for the ranch. Browse their website, enjoy online shopping, and be sure to give them a call – we guarantee they’ll love to …