Shaw Gifts Glenbow

Thanks to a hefty donation, Calgary’s Glenbow Museum will offer free general admission permanently. Julie Shaw, the president of the Shaw Family Foundation, announced the $25-million JR Shaw Free Admissions Endowment in February. The donation is intended to honour the legacy of her father, JR Shaw, who founded Shaw Communications and Corus Entertainment — and …

Valley Star!

Congratulations to Beeton, Ontario’s Naomi Bristow, on being named the 2022 Female Vocalist of the Year by the Valley Star Awards in Texas. Bristow, who is a popular Canadian yodeller has enjoyed tremendous success on both sides of the Medicine Line, including television appearances and gigs in Branson. The Valley Star Awards are held in …

Alberta Sports Hall of Fame Inductees

The Alberta Sports Hall of Fame is an interactive, hands-on celebration of Alberta’s sporting history. Over 7,000 square feet of exhibit space includes a multisport area with virtual sports, a 200-meter wheelchair challenge, a climbing wall, a theatre, the Hall of Fame Gallery, and more. The museum hosts over 16,000 artifacts ofAlberta sports history. The …

On the Trail with the Two-Bit Cowboy

By Craig Couillard   Drifting Into Sculptures  Have you ever picked up a piece of driftwood along a water’s edge and thought, “That looks like dog … or a boomerang … or a heart?”  Maybe you even carried it home and added it to your flowerbed.  In 2017, pen and ink artist Tina Milisavljevisch of …