Highlights from the road

47th Canadian Finals Rodeo Announcement

June 24, 2020 | Red Deer, AB — The Canadian Professional Rodeo Association (CPRA), Westerner Park and the Red Deer ...

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Calgary Stampede/PRCA- Update

On March 3, 2020, the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) announced their new agreement with the Calgary Stampede. (See our ...

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Calgary Stampede Bombshell

Calgary, AB. March 3, 2020 The Calgary Stampede today announced a new partnership with the Colorado-based Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association ...

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CFR#46 - The Champions!

The 2019 CFR was truly an international event. Counting the Novice, there were four countries produced Canadian Champions! In Bareback, it ...

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Riley Warren, 2019 Canadian High Point Champion; Mike Copeman photo

CFR#46 - 2019 High Point Champion!

Congratulations, Riley Warren of Drayton Valley, Alta! The new 2019 High Point Champion!

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From the Archives ~ The ‘Griz

Maybe not poetically or politically correct but true. I woke up one night in early May to the cacophony of a canine chorus.This is not an unusual occurrence so I didn’t respond beyond a vocal admonition to desist. I noticed in the morning that the guard dog and the sheep had removed themselves from their …

World Environment Day and Join the CWF Observation Nation

The Canadian Wildlife Federation is launching a new project in celebration of World Environment Day June 5th. Everyone is invited to join the CWF Observation Nation project found on the iNaturalist.caplatform. Help the Canadian Wildlife Federation reach its goal of 50,000 wildlife observations by Canada Day. Use the free iNaturalist app to share sightings of …

$40 MILLION FOR FOOD, FARMING, AND FORESTRY INNOVATION

June 1, 2020 EDMONTON, AB – Today, Government of Alberta’s Minister of Environment and Parks, Jason Nixon, announced Emissions Reduction Alberta’s (ERA) $40 million Food, Farming, and Forestry Challenge. This funding opportunity will accelerate technology innovation in support of long-term competitiveness and stimulate growth in the critically important agriculture, agri-food, and forestry sectors. It provides near-term …

From the Archives ~ Fred Feistmann

Working Cowboy to Wealth Management Consultant ~ Spirit of the West by Hugh McLennan Ol’ Sambo was wearing somebody else’s saddle and it had the look of a rig owned by a full-time working cowboy. The slick fork Wade with a well- used, 60-foot soft poly rope neatly coiled, a pair of leather hobbles hanging …