This last week the Calgary Stampede came up with a creative way to get new visitors to come to the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth and to promote the 100 Anniversary of the Calgary Stampede. A trip to the Stampede and 6 pairs of custom made cowboy boots offered in the final showcase on The Price Is Right. The positive response and inquires to tourism Calgary following the broadcasting of the show has been huge. When ever we travel through the US or around the world, we are asked about the Calgary Stampede once people know that we are from Canada. It is known as an event that everyone should try to attend once in their lifetime.
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Following the broadcast, Bob Barker was interviewed and showed his disgust at offering a trip to an event in which he thinks animals should not be a part of. He went on to say that when he was on the show he stopped the giving away of fur coats and leather products. Now I respect that everyone is entitled to their opinions and choices that they make in their lives, but I am getting really tired of celebrities thinking that they always know best. I thought that was why we lived in free countries, so we could listen to both sides of the story and make up our own minds.
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