Spruce Meadows cancels its flagship show jumping Masters’ Tournament

560 full time jobs, $45 million in wages and the nearly $90 million in tourism related economic activity attributed to the Spruce Meadows season

Spruce Meadows cancels its flagship show jumping Masters’ TournamentSpruce Meadows – with the support of its Corporate Partners - has cancelled the ‘Masters’ show jumping tournament September 9-13. "This decision is made with heavy hearts and an acute awareness of the significant ripple effects. Our flagship ‘Masters’ Tournament was scheduled to be a “best ever” edition in 2020. Highlights were to include the…

Annual Calgary Italian Sportsmen’s Dinner postponed

Fundraising from the dinner has resulted in more than $2 million to various charitable organizations and schools throughout Calgary in nearly six decades

Annual Calgary Italian Sportsmen’s Dinner postponedThe directors of the Calgary Italian Sportsmen's Dinner have decided to postpone this year's annual even due to the coronavirus outbreak. Fundraising from the dinner has resulted in more than $2 million to various charitable organizations and schools throughout Calgary in nearly six decades. The association has been able to do so thanks to strong…

Sports a morale booster in the workplace

"Companies that encourage their employees to enjoy events, like sports playoffs, recognize the positive impact these celebrations can have."

Sports a morale booster in the workplaceIn the world of business, there is an increasing link and influence to the world of sports. Research released Thursday by global staffing firm Robert Half indicates more than half of Canadian professionals (54 per cent) said their company organizes activities to celebrate sporting events like March Madness - the road to the national basketball…