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Regina’s Agribition posts a profit
 
Regina’s Canadian Western Agribition is reporting a profit of 270 thousand dollars for the past year.
 
Agribition c.e.o. Chris Lane says the profit is down from the previous year.
 
Last year, Agribition had a 736 thousand dollar profit.
 
But Lane says Agribition provided one million dollars for the new International Trade Centre and is contributing half a million dollars to upgrade facilities at Evraz Place.
 
Lane says last fall’s show set a number of records including 2 million dollars in purebred cattle sales, 365 international buyers from 86 countries and the highest-ever operating revenue of 4.6 million dollars.
 
He says a new feature for the 2018 show will be an after-party cabaret in the Brandt Centre following the final rodeo performance Saturday night.
 
Agribition runs November 19th to 24th in Regina.
 
Source : CKRM