It's only a week until rodeo time and the Calgary Stampede
is already under protest, but these activists aren't trying to save the bulls or the broncos they're rallying for a different cause to get their point across. The Fair Treatment For All Animals
or the F.T.F.A.A.
is claiming that the word "stampede" is offensive
and want it removed from the title of the Calgary Stampede. Earlier this week host Peter Oldring
spoke with one of the protest leaders, Tory Mallek
We want to know what you think, is the word "stampede" offensive?
What should the Calgary Stampede change their name to? Let us know via Twitter, send your comments to @CBCThisIsThat
or hashtag your thoughts: #StampedeNameChange
. Leave us a message with your thoughts on our toll free talk-back line, 1-887-563-2442
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