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Documents saying Alberta, Ottawa would support Calgary’s 2026 Olympics bid were posted in error

Paperwork saying Alberta, Ottawa would help Calgary’s 2026 Olympics bid have been posted in error

Calgary walked again a metropolis administration report stating the provincial and federal governments would contribute cash to a 2026 Olympic Video games bid, saying Saturday that no formal or remaining affirmation had been acquired.

Paperwork posted Friday on the town‘s web site mentioned the Canadian authorities would contribute $10.5 million and the Alberta authorities $10 million in the direction of a bid estimated to value $30 million.

Town mentioned in a press release issued Saturday these studies have been posted in error.

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“The model of the report that was posted on-line was a model that had been ready within the hope of receiving formal funding approval forward of subsequent week’s strategic assembly of council,” the assertion learn. “It was mistakenly posted.”

The paperwork posted Friday mentioned administration really helpful Calgary create a proper bid company and that cash be launched to fund it.

Calgary is exploring a possible bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Video games. Town hosted the 1988 Winter Video games.

A metropolis undertaking crew took over the work of the Calgary Bid Exploration Committee, which concluded the price of internet hosting the Video games can be $four.6 billion.

Mayor Naheed Nenshi has repeatedly mentioned a bid cannot go forward with out monetary help of the federal and provincial governments.

Whereas the town has acquired very constructive indications from each the governments of Canada and Alberta, no formal or remaining funding affirmation has been acquired,” Saturday’s assertion mentioned.

“Conversations are persevering with with different orders of presidency and administration has been working to make sure we offer council and the general public with the most recent data out there.”

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Metropolis council is anticipated to debate a possible Olympic bid Wednesday.

The Worldwide Olympic Committee will invite cities to bid for 2026 in October, 2018 with the deadline set for January, 2019. The profitable metropolis will probably be introduced in September, 2019.



Updated: March 18, 2018 — 6:57 am

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