Edmonton’s Premier Western Events Shine

Courtesy of Northlands  EDMONTON, AB (November 12, 2017) – For the past five days, Northlands was honoured to host the 44th annual Canadian Finals Rodeo and Farmfair International from November 8 – 12 at Northlands Coliseum and the Edmonton EXPO Centre. Two of Edmonton’s largest annual events spurred western excitement throughout the Northlands grounds and the entire city of Edmonton, with a […]

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The Boutique Boss Babe

Bobbie Eskdale owns and operates Bold & Brassy Boutique, an online fashion boutique that totes itself as offering “today’s trends with a touch of twang!” Eskdale’s energy and positive is infectious, and she manages to run a successful business while also being a wife, and mother to two. WHR sat down with Eskdale to discover […]

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Eggs Benedict

There is honestly nothing we love more on a lazy Sunday morning, than the chance to sleep in and make Eggs Benedict for a late morning brunch. This recipe has been handed down to me and the Hollandaise sauce is truly what makes it – no packaged sauces around here! The sauce is honestly the […]

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CFR Fashion Inspiration

If you’re headed to the Canadian Finals Rodeo next week, we’ve got some outfit inspiration for you! There’s no denying it’s the perfect venue to bring out the good stuff. We also know it can  be tricky to stay warm in a Canadian winter and look amazing at the same time. Not to worry, we’ve […]

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You Never, Ever, Quit… Not When it’s for Real

  By Todd Lemieux The photograph above was taken in August 1944 at St-Lambert-sur-Dives, France. It shows Major David Currie, South Alberta Regiment, with pistol in hand, accepting the surrender of a German officer. Tanks are smouldering in the streets behind him. The noted Canadian military historian, C.P. Stacey, described the scene, “as close as […]

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Recollections from the Chimney Rock Fire

On Wednesday, October 25, a massive fire broke out near Chain Lakes Provincial park. Alberta Wildfire quickly listed the blaze as “out of control” and an evacuation notice was put in effect for residents on all of Chimney Rock road and south to Highway 520 on the west side of Highway 22. As the fire […]

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BeefTech presented by realagriculture

Join Northlands on November 8 and 9 for BeefTech presented by realagriculture — an interactive beef industry learning event. BeefTech is a comprehensive agriculture conference focusing on state-of-the-art practices and technology in the beef industry. Agriculture experts will share knowledge on a range of topics from the use of drones in ranching to using ultrasound to […]

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Lonnie West Rides Perfect in Abbotsford to Earn First PBR Victory

Courtesy of PBR Canada West rises from No. 10 to No. 5 in Canadian standings as the tour prepares to crown a PBR Canadian Champion next week in Saskatoon. ABBOTSFORD, British Columbia – Building upon his runner-up finish last weekend in Winnipeg, Lonnie West delivered a perfect 2-for-2 performance in Abbotsford to claim his first […]

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National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum’s Cowboy Crossings® Opening Weekend generates nearly $1 million in sales

Submitted by the Traditional Cowboy Arts Association OKLAHOMA CITY – Cowboy Crossings, one of the nation’s foremost annual Western art sales and exhibitions, is now open to the public at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. During Opening Weekend, Oct. 5 – 7, gross sales exceeded $986,310 with a portion of those proceeds benefiting the Museum’s […]

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