Calgary Stampede sees an increase in Post Stampede Divorces

07 July 2022

Is it true that divorce rates jump with Calgary Stampede? Is it just about cheating or bad behaviour, or is there something deeper going on? We'll find out what gives and how much it really costs to get a divorce with a lawyer. CTV News interviews Karen Stewart, Founder and CEO of Fairway, on divorce rates in our city.

Is Stampede really a prelude to divorce?

In this interview, Karen discusses divorce trends in Calgary. She provides useful information on why divorce rates increase around big events such as the Calgary Stampede. As a veteran in the industry and the CEO of the only national divorce company, Karen provides unique insight into divorce trends across Canada. Learn more about the Karen Stewart Story as well as Fairway Divorce Solutions.

Watch at CTV News Calgary

The Calgary Stampede is a gathering place that hosts, educates, and entertains visitors from around the world. While its purpose is to celebrate and preserve western heritage and culture, it's now a symbol of community spirit. Each year, more than one million guests from around the world come to Calgary to experience the heart-pounding action of the world’s largest outdoor rodeo, featuring bull riding, barrel racing and more.