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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, are currently deciding whether it is prudent 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, are currently deciding whether it is prudent 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 have been asked to consider whether Calgary should host the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.​</p></div>

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Background

Background

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

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Bid timelines

Bid timelines

​​Calgary’s potential bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games has been underway since 2016.

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Deciding whether to bid

Deciding whether to bid

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

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Who does what

Who does what

The decision to bid involves many different partners and committees.

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Related reports

Related reports

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

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