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Potential bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

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ListCategory: Olympic and Paralympic

Title: 2026 Olympic and Paralympic bid

Subtitle: 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games bid

Description: <p>The City of Calgary, with <a href="/CSPS/Recreation/Pages/Calgary-2026-Olympic-bid/Council-Committee-Bid-Corporation.aspx#calgary2026" target="_blank">our partners</a>, is exploring the potential of hosting the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.</p> <p>We, along with our partners, have funded a bid corporation called <a href="https://www.calgary2026.ca/" target="_blank">Calgary 2026</a>. Calgary 2026’s goal is to complete the exploration and development of a bid. Should Council decide to proceed, this bid will be submitted to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in January.</p> <p>We want to hear from you about the whether we should bid on the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.</p> <p style="text-align:center"><span>​​<a class="cui btn-lg primary" role="button" href="/2026Games" target="_blank">Learn how you can provide feedback<span class="cicon-angle-right" aria-hidden="true"></span></a>​​​</span></p>

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The City of Calgary, with our partners, is exploring the potential of hosting the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

We, along with our partners, have funded a bid corporation called Calgary 2026. Calgary 2026’s goal is to complete the exploration and development of a bid. Should Council decide to proceed, this bid will be submitted to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in January.

We want to hear from you about the whether we should bid on the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

​​Learn how you can provide feedback​​​

What's happening

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ListCategory: Public Engagement

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Description: <div>The City's <a href="https://engage.calgary.ca/2026Games" target="_blank">public engagement program</a> is now open. Public engagement is being conducted to inform and educate the public about the bid process, seek public input into whether or not Calgary should submit a bid, and identify issues, concerns and opportunities of a potential bid. </div>

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Public engagement program is open

The City's public engagement program is now open. Public engagement is being conducted to inform and educate the public about the bid process, seek public input into whether or not Calgary should submit a bid, and identify issues, concerns and opportunities of a potential bid.


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ListCategory: Hosting Plan

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ContentBlockTitle: Draft Hosting Plan Concept

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Description: <p>The City has released its take on Calgary 2026's Draft Hosting Plan Concept. <a href="/CSPS/Recreation/Pages/Calgary-2026-Olympic-bid/Hosting-plan-landing.aspx" target="_blank">Learn more about the potential opportunities, benefits and risks</a> ahead of the Nov. 13 vote.</p>

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Draft Hosting Plan Concept

The City has released its take on Calgary 2026's Draft Hosting Plan Concept. Learn more about the potential opportunities, benefits and risks ahead of the Nov. 13 vote.


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ListCategory: City Secretariat

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ContentBlockTitle: The City Secretariat's overview and reports

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Description: The City Secretariat presented its <a href="https://pub-calgary.escribemeetings.com/filestream.ashx?DocumentId=66746" target="_blank">overview</a> and reports on the <a href="https://www.calgary2026.ca/en/ourplan/" target="_blank">Draft Hosting Plan Concept</a> to Council on Sept. 11, 2018. Learn more about <a href="/CSPS/Recreation/Pages/Calgary-2026-Olympic-bid/Olympics-Reports.aspx" target="_blank">Olympic bid related reports</a>.

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The City Secretariat's overview and reports

The City Secretariat presented its overview and reports on the Draft Hosting Plan Concept to Council on Sept. 11, 2018. Learn more about Olympic bid related reports.

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ListCategory: Updates

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ContentBlockTitle: Other updates

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Description: <p>On Oct. 9, 2016 the International Olympic Committee (IOC): </p> <ul><li>Invited Calgary to become a Candidate City for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.</li> <li>Calgary 2026 Bid Corporation (BidCo) has announced that Calgary has been selected by the IOC as a Candidate City. </li></ul>

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Other updates

On Oct. 9, 2016 the International Olympic Committee (IOC):

  • Invited Calgary to become a Candidate City for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
  • Calgary 2026 Bid Corporation (BidCo) has announced that Calgary has been selected by the IOC as a Candidate City.