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How To Make The Most Of Your Calgary Stampede Trip

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.
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Canadian Cities Should Say No To Hosting Rodeos

Any city thinking of hosting the Canadian Finals Rodeo should look at how public attitudes are changing toward rodeo and other uses of animals in entertainment. The lack of public support shown by polling, the negative media opinion and the positions taken by animal groups have begun to have real consequences for rodeo, at least on the West Coast.