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Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Assessment Committee

The Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Assessment Committee guides The City’s potential participation in, and hosting of, a 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games:

  • Submitting a bid to host the Games
  • Providing recommendations to Council on The City’s potential participation in the Games
  • Advising on a City of Calgary plebiscite, including approving the question for Council approval
  • The City’s rights and responsibilities as a member of the Bid Corporation (BidCo)
  • Guidance on individuals to be elected by The City to serve on BidCo’s Board of Directors
  • Guidance on the negotiation of a multi-party agreement with other Games’ stakeholders and/or orders of government related to a potential bid for the Games.
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Next meeting

June 26, 2018, 9:30 a.m.

  • Incorporation of Council’s feedback into Funding Submission (due to GoC June 30th)

Past meetings

June 19, 2018, 1 p.m.

  • Funding Submission to Sport Canada: vision, value proposition, games concept, and funding breakdown


June 12, 2018, 9:30 a.m.

  • Work transitioned to BidCo
  • City Secretariat structure
  • Public engagement progress update

Closed meeting

  • Draft Budget
  • Operational Budget
  • Capital Budget

June 5, 2018 (Optional Committee meeting), 1 p.m.

Closed meeting

  • Discussion of overall games concept
    • Venues (sport)
    • Facilities (non-sport)
    • Transportation