Chris Lane

EDR confirms what everyone knows: agriculture is crucial to the provincial economy

May 31, 2023 | 5:05pm

Most, if not all, residents are aware of how important agriculture is to Saskatchewan, but Economic Development Regina (EDR) decided to take that thought a step further and quantify it’s significance. EDR released a report today called “Saskatchewan’s Annual Megaproject: Spring Seeding” which “uses data from a range of sources to understand the impact of […]

Lane reflects on time as CEO of Agribition

Apr 19, 2022 | 9:59am

When Canadian Western Agribition rolls into Regina in late November, they will have a new CEO. Chris Lane has stepped down from his role to become the new President and CEO of Economic Development Regina. Lane said he would miss and remember the people when reflecting on his time. “Whether it’s exhibitors who come to […]

50th Agribition show kicks off in Regina on Monday

Nov 22, 2021 | 5:31am

Agribition is back in Regina for the first time since 2019 on Monday, to kick off its 50th Anniversary show. CEO Chris Lane says the 50th anniversary show is packed with features, including national cattle shows, jousting, rodeo, sword fighting and birds of prey displays. “It’s really exciting to be back, it’s been too long […]

Lifetime shareholder program launched by Canadian Western Agribition.

Nov 2, 2020 | 4:52am

Canadian Western Agribition in Regina is about to launch a new lifetime shareholder program. “What we are doing is we have an extremely limited number of ‘shares’ in Agribition, which will entitle the shareholder to a lifetime of discounts, admissions and VIP treatments throughout the shareholder’s life,” explained Agribition CEO Chris Lane. He said only […]

Agribition CEO hoping to celebrate 50th anniversary of event as planned

Apr 27, 2020 | 6:00am

The 50th edition of the Canadian Western Agribition is scheduled to take place November 30th- December 5th, 2020, at Evraz Place, and organizers of the event are planning for business as usual, despite concerns over COVID-19. Agribition CEO Chris Lane says it’s important to keep planning until otherwise told not to. “There’s a lot of […]

More than 120,000 expected at this year’s Agribition

Nov 25, 2019 | 6:15am

More than 120,000 people are expected to attend Canadian Western Agribition in Regina, which opens Monday at Evraz Place. CEO Chris Lane said the week long show has over 1,500 head of cattle, a rise in entries from last year. “Given the current state of agriculture and the tough fall people have had we’re sure […]