Rodeo finals add intrigue to closing days of Calgary Stampede

The Calgary Stampede is heading into its final few days, and hopeful rodeo contestants have been battling for spots in the Sunday Showdown all week. Both saddle bronc riding and bull riding are deep into their runs, with hopefuls looking to reach the final. Pool A has wrapped up in both disciplines, while Pool B […]

Winnipeg once wrangled the Stampede out of Calgary

There was a time "The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth" saddled up in Winnipeg after Calgary turned its back on the western festival now known as the Stampede. The annual event that is now synonymous with Calgary — it kicked off its 95th consecutive year in that city this weekend — had its brief flirtation with Winnipeg in 1913. […]