POLL: Calgary Olympic bid details are in; Should we host the Winter Games?

Has the release of bid details swayed you one way or another? Tell us.

Calgary BidCo CEO Mary Moran delivers Olympic numbers to city council in this file photo. JEFF MCINTOSH / CANADIAN PRESS

Reaction has come swiftly to Calgary moving ahead to a plebiscite on hosting the 2026 Winter Olympic Games.

With a $5.2 billion price tag, the Winter Games would be the least costly Olympics in some time, and would require the re-purposing of several of Calgary’s aging legacy properties in order to get to that number.

Some Calgarians are concerned the bid didn’t account for a new arena, nor did it include an LRT link to the airport.

We’d love for you to log your vote here, with the details still fresh in your mind.


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