Calgary Stampede

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, right, laughs as he is handed an oversized spatula whole flipping pancakes at the Premier's annual Stampede breakfast in Calgary, Alta., Monday, July 12, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

VIDEO: Alberta premier says province will not bring in COVID-19 vaccine passports

Quebec and Manitoba have moved towards vaccine passports for the fully immunized

 

Visitors to Nashville North are shown at the Calgary Stampede in Calgary, Friday, July 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘Safe enough:’ Thousands gather at Calgary Stampede’s live music venue

Alberta was the first province in Canada to relax nearly all of its public health measures on July 1

 

Preparations continue on the Stampede grounds in Calgary on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. The rides are up, the stuffed animals displayed at the games tables and concession booths are loaded with supplies. Forced by the pandemic to cancel last year for the first time in its history, the Calgary Stampede has returned. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘We’re ready to go’: Calgary Stampede to kick off with enhanced safety measures

Forced by the pandemic to cancel last year for the first time in its history, the Calgary Stampede has returned

 

Preparations continue on the Stampede grounds in Calgary on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. The rides are up, the stuffed animals displayed at the games tables and concession booths are loaded with supplies. Forced by the pandemic to cancel last year for the first time in its history, the Calgary Stampede has returned. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Preparations continue on the Stampede grounds in Calgary on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. The rides are up, the stuffed animals displayed at the games tables and concession booths are loaded with supplies. Forced by the pandemic to cancel last year for the first time in its history, the Calgary Stampede has returned. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Stampede officials announced details of this year’s event as preparations continued on the grounds in Calgary on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Stampede officials announced details of this year’s event as preparations continued on the grounds in Calgary on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
The Calgary Stampede park is shown in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, April 23, 2020. A doctor's group has sent a letter to Alberta Premier Jason Kenney urging him to cancel major summer events, including the Calgary Stampede, or postpone them until this fall. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘Vigilant and cautious’: Doctors group wants Alberta to cancel Calgary Stampede

‘Vigilant and cautious’: Doctors group wants Alberta to cancel Calgary Stampede

The Calgary Stampede park is shown in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, April 23, 2020. A doctor's group has sent a letter to Alberta Premier Jason Kenney urging him to cancel major summer events, including the Calgary Stampede, or postpone them until this fall. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
The Calgary Stampede park is shown in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, April 23, 2020.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Calgary Stampede a calculated risk, potential example for post-COVID behaviour: mayor

Calgary Stampede a calculated risk, potential example for post-COVID behaviour: mayor

The Calgary Stampede park is shown in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, April 23, 2020.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
The Calgary Stampede park is shown in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, April 23, 2020. The Calgary Stampede’s board of directors cancelled the world-famous exhibition and rodeo this year because of COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
The Calgary Stampede park is shown in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, April 23, 2020. The Calgary Stampede’s board of directors cancelled the world-famous exhibition and rodeo this year because of COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘Beacon of hope:’ Calgary Stampede unveils 2021 poster symbolizing hope, resilience

‘Beacon of hope:’ Calgary Stampede unveils 2021 poster symbolizing hope, resilience

Brazilian long rider Filipe Masetti Leite is expected to arrive in Calgary on July 3, 2020 after his 3,400-kilometre journey. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Brazilian cowboy to finish trek from Alaska to Calgary with Stampede honour

CALGARY — Brazilian long rider Filipe Masetti Leite is almost at the…

Brazilian long rider Filipe Masetti Leite is expected to arrive in Calgary on July 3, 2020 after his 3,400-kilometre journey. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
‘Saddened’ - Calgary Stampede temporarily lays off 80 per cent of workforce

‘Saddened’ – Calgary Stampede temporarily lays off 80 per cent of workforce

CALGARY — The future of the 2020 ‘Greatest Show on Earth’ is…

‘Saddened’ - Calgary Stampede temporarily lays off 80 per cent of workforce
‘Like-minded’ premiers flip pancakes, talk politics on Calgary Stampede visit

‘Like-minded’ premiers flip pancakes, talk politics on Calgary Stampede visit

CALGARY — Five premiers with similar grievances against Ottawa gathered Monday for…

‘Like-minded’ premiers flip pancakes, talk politics on Calgary Stampede visit
Protesters target Alberta premier at Stampede over gay-straight alliances

Protesters target Alberta premier at Stampede over gay-straight alliances

CALGARY — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney was met at his Calgary Stampede…

Protesters target Alberta premier at Stampede over gay-straight alliances
File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                The Calgary Stampede begins Friday and more than 100,000 visitors are expected daily.

More cameras, tight security at this year’s Calgary Stampede

CALGARY — There will be more security cameras, metal detectors and bag…

File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                The Calgary Stampede begins Friday and more than 100,000 visitors are expected daily.
Indian Village at Calgary Stampede will change name to Elbow River Camp

Indian Village at Calgary Stampede will change name to Elbow River Camp

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampede says its annual display of Indigenous culture…

Indian Village at Calgary Stampede will change name to Elbow River Camp

‘The spotlight is shining:’ Calgary Stampede revellers grapple with #MeToo

CALGARY — Jessica Littlewood was returning to her downtown hotel room after…

Calgary Stampede’s bull and bronc riders say eight seconds is enough

Calgary Stampede’s bull and bronc riders say eight seconds is enough

CALGARY — Eight seconds is synonymous with rodeo, even if its origins…

Calgary Stampede’s bull and bronc riders say eight seconds is enough
Subtle changes for better security at 2018 Calgary Stampede: officials

Subtle changes for better security at 2018 Calgary Stampede: officials

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampede is bringing in new security measures to…

Subtle changes for better security at 2018 Calgary Stampede: officials
Calgary Stampede buys Clem Gardner’s cowboy hat off eBay for archives

Calgary Stampede buys Clem Gardner’s cowboy hat off eBay for archives

CALGARY — A legendary cowboy’s hat from the 1920s has made its…

Calgary Stampede buys Clem Gardner’s cowboy hat off eBay for archives
Lots of muscle competing at Stampede event

Lots of muscle competing at Stampede event

CALGARY — Allison Lockhart is one strong woman. Actually when it comes…

Lots of muscle competing at Stampede event