Town of Canmore

Timelines for Olympic Bid Process

On April 2, 2018 Council approved the Town of Canmore’s participation in a Bid Corporation (BidCo) established by the City of Calgary for the purpose of exploring a bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

Below are the timelines based on our current understanding (subject to change)

2018

Month

Activity

April 10 Canmore Community Engagement Explore 2026 wraps up
April Appoint Members to BidCo
April - May   Hire BidCo Officers
May 8 Final Report to Canmore Council on Public Engagement
May - June Establish Policies and Governance Structure of BidCo
May - July Build Staffing Structure of BidCo
April - TBA Refine Games Concept and Budget
June Review and Understanding of Host City Contract with IOC 
July Negotiation of Multi-party Agreement between BidCo Members 
September IOC Invitation to Bid to approved Candidate Cities
   
   

2019

Month

Activity

January Bid Submission Due