Calgary Stampede

Top 10 Road Trip Destinations on a Cross Canada Adventure

There are many places to visit while road tripping, but offers some of the best places to visit in Canada.<p>If you’re planning on taking a …


The Knackered Riders Club blog: rodeo riding is definitely not my thing

I am sitting in bed writing this blog, still in my pyjamas with a hot water bottle tucked behind my back. A little incident with Patch yesterday has …

English Riding

PBR Canada’s Monster Energy Tour bringing the bull riders to Calgary

Las Vegas

While you were sleeping: P!nk has the flu, and the balloonatic will fly again

For your reading pleasure, a few things you might have missed while you were sleeping.<b>High ambitions, Part 1:</b> The Senate has given approval in …

Justin Trudeau

$3.2M bid at Calgary Stampede tarp auction as oilpatch picks up steam

Kurt Bensmiller scored year's top bid of $130K<p>Proceeds from the Calgary Stampede chuckwagon canvas auction are on the rise, suggesting that economic …


Bensmiller attracts biggest bid at the 2018 Stampede canvas auction

When you're world champ, everyone wants a piece of you. In the case of Kurt Bensmiller, it's more like 130,000 pieces. Bensmiller captured the …

More than $3.2M spent on tarps at 2018 Calgary Stampede canvas auction

The annual Stampede chuckwagon canvas auction is Calgary’s unofficial economic barometer and Albertans saw signs of optimism when the bidding started …

Alberta budget: Rachel Notley's NDP looks anxiously over its shoulder

The New Democrats need to make Albertans fall in love with them all over again. Notley’s tentative new budget seems unlikely to re-light the flame.<p>A …


Man who flew in lawn chair over Calgary plans legal, record-breaking flight

CALGARY — An Alberta man who was nicknamed “balloonatic” for soaring over the Calgary Stampede grounds in a lawn chair held aloft with helium …


Our prime minister as a pinup model? Justin Trudeau calendar rewards his fans every month of the year | Toronto Star

The Prime Minister’s Office declined to comment on the calendar. Earlier, a PMO official said it had no involvement in the calendar’s creation.<p>But as …


World in Photos

Los Cabos

Fortney: High school kids give new Canadians a top notch welcome

Raza Siddiqui began his day Thursday well aware that it would be one of the most memorable of his life. “I had a dream to live in Canada, where my …

Santa Claus

Dead Drop: March 16

<b>FOGGY BOTTOM BOUND?</b> As long-predicted, and long-denied, President Donald Trump announced his intention to nominate CIA Director Mike Pompeo to become …

Gina Haspel

Blackfeet artist Sammy Jo Bird won't choose between her two great loves

CLOSE<p>Blackfeet designer Belinda Bullshoe brings her fashions to Great Falls as part of the High Noon Indigenous Fashion Show.<p>Sammy Jo Bird comes from …


Stampede pin collection: A walk through time and Calgary’s colourful past | Watch News Videos Online

March 14 2018 5:48pm<p>01:33<p>Wed, Mar 14: Pin trading is back in vogue, but Calgary’s connection to the pin movement was started by the Calgary Stampede …


Calgary ‘balloon man’ takes flight again in lawn chair strapped to balloons

Call him a “balloonatic” or call him crazy: Daniel Boria is best known for flying a lawn chair rigged with balloons over the Calgary Stampede grounds …

New Mexico

The bit of Canada you might have overlooked

You’d be forgiven for not knowing where Calgary is – but let this be your enlightenment because it’s pretty damn great.<p>Calgary is a city in <b>Alberta,</b> …

Travel (Australia)

Snowfall warnings issued for City of Calgary and throughout southern Alberta

Environment Canada has issued snowfall warnings for nearly all regions of Alberta between Red Deer and the U.S.-Canada border as between 10 and 15 …


Calgary police canine unit reeling after illnesses claim three dogs in 2018

It’s an accepted fact of life for any police canine unit, but it doesn’t make it any less heartbreaking.<p>On Monday, Calgary police announced the …


Cort Scheer takes home Rodeo's Super Series V victory

Cort Scheer’s bio on is filled with accomplishments for every year since he turned pro 11 years ago.<p>The one exception is 2016, which …

Las Vegas

Reliving the '88 Olympic memories

It’s hard to believe that it has been 30 years since we hosted the Olympics. And if the gods deem it so, we will play host to the world again in …


Why Agorapulse is Testing Social Marketing Experiments For You

<b>Jay Baer:</b><p>Welcome everybody. This is a Social Pros Episode Number 307.<p>I'm Jay Baer, founder of Convince & Convert, joined by Adam Brown from Sales …


Country star Brad Paisley to play 2018 Calgary Stampede

Brad Paisley will be bringing his unique country sound to the 2018 Calgary Stampede.<p>The multi-award winning artist will be playing at the Scotiabank …

Country Music

Maggie Black Kettle overcame fear to pass on traditional ways

Thursday, March 8th, 2018 8:12am<p>Maggie Black Kettle<p>She’d been offered to Nickolas Black Kettle in an arranged marriage.“When my uncle asked Nickolas …

Aboriginal Canadians

Calgary Stampede royalty turn heads at international tourism convention in Germany

Some genuine cowtown royalty got a chance to show off Calgary this week at an international tourism convention.<p>This year’s Calgary Stampede Queen, …


Ralph Takes Advantage of Love In 'September Fades' Video

After releasing her eponymous debut EP last year, Ralph (real name: Raffa Wyeman) is preparing to release a full-length body of work. First, the synth-pop artist shared "Tease," a track about being victim to dishonest lovers, and now her latest sees Ralph embodying the guilty. "September Fades" …

Twin Peaks

Canadian Destinations to Visit This Summer

Explore these awesome cities for a great time this summer.


Postmedia photojournalist picks up four award nominations

Photojournalist Leah Hennel, of Postmedia Calgary, has earned four nominations in Canada’s largest photojournalism competition.<p>The News Photographers …


Aaron Roy returns to professional bull riding in Lethbridge

The winningest Canadian bull rider in professional bull riding history made his return to Alberta this weekend.<p>Aaron Roy is a name known in the …

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