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Six-year-old Maysa Schiffner and sister Hadley, four, help their dad with his big cheque while eight-month-old Oaklyn looks on.  
photo: Mike Copeland www.mikecopeman.com

Rodeo star an ambassador for ranching and the western way of life

Scott Schiffner has thrilled countless thousands with his bull riding, 
but he’s also riding hard to preserve cowboy traditions

Reading Time: 3 minutes If the Calgary Stampede gave out a buckle for the best one-liner, Scott Schiffner would have won it hands down. “I love inflation,” proclaimed the bull rider and rancher from Strathmore as he held up his $100,000 winner’s cheque. That sum was exactly double what Schiffner won in 2001, the last time he captured top […] Read more

Let’s get the facts right on CWB transformation

The real scandal is how former directors wasted farmers’ money

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Friends of the CWB (FCWB) is attempting to redefine history, court decisions and the various acts of Parliaments. The Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) Act of 1998 outlined a corporation with farmers making up the majority of the board of directors. Several lawyers paid by the CWB, clearly defined to these directors, “the CWB and […] Read more