2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games bid
2026 Olympic and Paralympic bid
The City of Calgary ended its exploration of potentially hosting the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games on November 19, 2018.
City Council unanimously voted to conclude its exploration of a Games bid after being presented the official results of a vote of the electors, Vote 2018, on November 13, which showed 171,750 or 56.4% of voters said no and 132,832 or 43.6% said yes. Those results, as well as other inputs, were considered by Council.
The City of Calgary commissioned Ernst & Young, an independent expert, to undertake a cost-benefit analysis of the Calgary 2026 bid corporation’s Draft Hosting Plan Concept and proposed Public Funding Summary. View the report here.