2019 Grey Cup brings economic boost and one big party to Calgary

Few events bring people together like the Grey Cup. Just ask Hugh Harrison: “As they say, ‘come for the party and stay for the game.’” Harrison and wife Donna live north of Sudbury, Ont. When Calgary hosted the Grey Cup…

Calgary Stampede, K-Days to lose millions in funding following provincial budget

The Calgary Stampede and Edmonton’s K-Days will both be seeing significant funding cuts as a result of the provincial budget released on Thursday. A spokesman for the Calgary Stampede says the organization’s provincial operating grant will drop from the $7.7…

Canada’s energy market takes centre stage at 2019 Global Petroleum Show

Canada’s place in the international oil and gas market will be among the topics discussed at the 2019 Global Petroleum Show. Some 50,000 people are expected to attend the three-day event at Calgary’s Stampede Park, which brings together energy professionals,…

Calgary invites Canadian football fans to ‘experience the energy’ at Grey Cup 2019

CFL fans are being invited to “experience the energy” in Calgary as the city plays host to the 2019 championship game, the Grey Cup. The 2019 Grey Cup Festival will be focused at Stampede Park before the big game is…

Rainn Wilson from ‘The Office’ coming to Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo

American actor, comedian and writer Rainn Wilson will be appearing at the 2019 Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo. Wilson is arguably best known for his role as Dwight Schrute on The Office (US), but more recently played Harry Mudd on…

Stampede 365: How Calgary Stampede keeps the party going year-round

For 10 days every July, Calgary sees the biggest party of the year roll through the city. But even after the last cowboy rides off into the sunset, the Calgary Stampede keeps the party going — it’s just spread out…