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The Calgary Stampede turns 100! “The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth”


I like a party as much as anyone (well maybe not quite as much as some), and it’s fun to be part of a city-wide festivity.  Every July Calgary shows the rest of Canada that it knows how to throw a bash!  Of course I’m talking about the Calgary Stampede, “The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth”.  It’s a big event in Calgary, for that matter one of the biggest anywhere in North America, and Albertans really get into the spirit of it.  During the 10 day duration of the stampede it attracts over a million visitors.  This past summer was my first as a resident in Calgary and, as it turned out, also marked the 100th birthday …

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