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Domestic violence calls increased 40 per cent when the Stampeders were in the Grey Cup final.
Yes, that sausage is one metre long.
It's well known that the Stampede is synonymous with rodeo, cowboys, and a celebration of Western Canadian culture. But besides the rodeo and chuckwagon events, there are also a huge midway, live music shows, and cultural and festival events. The festivities spill across the entire city, so if you're in Calgary for more than a day or two, make sure to check for events off-site too.
"It was dumb and dangerous."
It was a publicity stunt for his cleaning company.
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One million visitors is a lot of food — and a lot of food waste.
Animals left with a clean bill of health.
Any celebration in Alberta is under a cloud these days.
The 23-year-old was visiting from England.
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His father served as parade marshal in 1971 and 1978.
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Organizers have posted warning signs.
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The incident is under investigation.
The CBC, as our national public broadcaster, should presumably reflect modern Canadian values, but when it comes to its coverage of the Calgary Stampede, it chooses to ignore the values of the majority of Canadians who are opposed to rodeos.