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About the Olympic Bid Process

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Subtitle: 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games bid

Description: <p>Bidding on an Olympic and Paralympic Games is as much about identifying a vision for Calgary’s future growth and development as it is about hosting an international sporting event.</p> <p>The City of Calgary and its partners decided not to proceed with a bid for the 2026 Games. Learn more about the decision-making process below.</p>

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2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games bidAbout the bid

Bidding on an Olympic and Paralympic Games is as much about identifying a vision for Calgary’s future growth and development as it is about hosting an international sporting event.

The City of Calgary and its partners decided not to proceed with a bid for the 2026 Games. Learn more about the decision-making process below.

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<div class="ExternalClass354DDC34FBBE4170A01935F3EE62BFAC"><p>​Calgarians were asked to consider whether Calgary should host the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.​</p></div>

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Background

Background

​Calgarians were asked to consider whether Calgary should host the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.​

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Deciding whether to bid

Deciding whether to bid

City Council considered a range of information before making its decision.​

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Who did what

Who did what

The decision to bid involved many different partners and committees.

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Related reports

Related reports

​Reports that examined the feasibility and impacts of hosting the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

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