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 …

Triple Crown! CFR – Round 3

The moon was bright, the stars were twinkling and it was an almost-full house at the Centrium in Red Deer as the cream of the crop of rodeo fans gathered for Round Three of the Canadian Finals Rodeo. There were two major crownings in the air — and the first was the freshly-crowned 2022 Miss …

Empty Saddles ~ Dale Ernest Leschiutta

Dale Ernest Leschiutta 1948 – 2021 Dale contributed much to the world of Canadian pro rodeo in a variety of roles. After a career in aviation and retiring as an Air Canada Captain, Dale then served as President of the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association from 2006-2012, worked as the CPRA General Manager from 2011 to …