Small Talk: Jim Smalley on going to Agribition as a visitor rather than a journalist

Small Talk: Jim Smalley on going to Agribition as a visitor rather than a journalist

Nov 24, 2023 | 10:40pm
This year’s Canadian Western Agribition took on a different meaning for a long-time agri-news journalist who recently retired. Former 620 CKRM Ag News Director Jim Smalley covered his first Agribition in 1975 and has gone every year until late-April of this year when he decided to hang up the headphones following a 50-year career in […]
First ever Miss Rodeo crowned at Canadian Western Agribition

First ever Miss Rodeo crowned at Canadian Western Agribition

Nov 24, 2023 | 9:52pm
In the 52-year history of Canadian Western Agribition there was never a Miss Rodeo for the event, until this year. It came down to three women – Ari Dyck of White City, Zoe Gerein of Regina, and Tristen Newcombe of Norquay. After two days of testing their horse riding skills, knowledge of agriculture, rodeo and Agribition, and […]
Agribition Underway with the burning of the brand

Agribition Underway with the burning of the brand

Nov 20, 2023 | 4:21pm
The “burning of the brand” is the official opening to Agribition, and this year Premier Scott Moe and former 620CKRM Ag News Director Jim Smalley were given the honour. Its kicks off six days of seminars, shows, and sales at what is considered the premier cattle event in North America. People come from all around […]

Canadian Western Agribition returns to pre-pandemic ways for 2022

Dec 4, 2022 | 11:48am

The 51st edition of Canadian Western Agribition (CWA) has ridden off into the sunset as it wrapped up over the weekend. The six-day event featured hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of livestock taking over the REAL District. Shaun Kindopp, the CEO of CWA, said this year’s Agribition was awesome. “I can’t even wipe the smile […]

Agribition’s 50th anniversary show deemed a success

Nov 29, 2021 | 6:13am

There were some outstanding sales at last week’s Canadian Western Agribition. The 50th anniversary edition of the week-long show wrapped up Saturday. CEO Chris Lane said there were several high priced animals selling between $40,000 and $80,000. “Sales seem to have gone really well, on the cattle side of things averages are high,” he said. […]

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 […]

Flag raising ceremony and partnership announced ahead of 50th Agribition show

Nov 19, 2021 | 6:48am

The City of Regina kicked off Canadian Western Agribition a little early with a flag-raising event Thursday afternoon. The flag-raising was to proclaim November 22 to 27, as Agribition Week in the city, but that wasn’t the only announcement. A partnership between the CWA and the Economic Development of Regina was also announced. Chris Lane, […]

Regina hoping to become home of new Canada Water Agency

May 28, 2021 | 10:38am

The City of Regina has submitted its proposal to be home to the new Canada Water Agency. The bid has support from government, academic, business, and environmental organizations from around the province. Mayor Sandra Masters says she’s excited about the proposal. “Regina has a compelling story to tell, and I’m very pleased at the regional […]