• Alberta government says it would front $700M for Calgary Olympics

    5 days ago - By National Post

    CALGARY - The Alberta government says it would contribute a maximum of $700 million if Calgary were to hold the 2026 Winter Olympics.
    The province says the money is contingent on a majority of voters supporting the bid in an upcoming plebiscite and on increased transparency in the organizing process.
    A draft plan for Calgary to potentially host the 2026 Games pegs the cost at $5.2 billion. It suggests the city, provincial and federal governments should contribute $3 billion of that.
    It says the remainder would come from Games revenue.
    In a letter to the city Friday, Finance Minister Joe...
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  • Alberta government says it would front $700M for Calgary Olympics

    5 days ago - By National Post

    CALGARY - The Alberta government says it would contribute a maximum of $700 million if Calgary were to hold the 2026 Winter Olympics in Calgary.
    The province says the money is contingent on a majority of voters supporting the bid in an upcoming plebiscite and on increased transparency in the organizing process.
    A draft plan for Calgary to potentially host the 2026 Games pegs the cost at $5.2 billion. It suggests the city, provincial and federal governments should contribute $3 billion of that.
    It says the remainder would come from Games revenue.
    In a letter to the city Friday, Finance...
    Read more ...