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should be used in other investments that would ensure better schools, better housing, and safer street for the Calgary. Significantly, a referendum that was held in November 2013 failed regardless of the actual debates that happened all over the city. The voting killed the bid in that, and this confirmed the issue that money was the most substantial predicament for the Olympic bid for the city. As compared to other games, the budgeted $5.2 for Calgary much less than the $50 billion spent on the Sochi games and the $16 billion that was spent on winter games by Pyeongchang. Notably, the city's bid comes in low since it does not plan to build many new facilities as they only plan to renovate and upgrade the sites that were used during the 1988 Olympics. The voters turned down the bid by saying that the event could cost them significant amounts that could be used in other national building exercises.
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CALGARY’S OLYMPIC BID 5 Besides, they stated that the event is another overpriced circus that has been leaving most host cities with many debts for generations and infrastructure. The planning committee was highly for the project where but the country residents were against the event; thus, the plebiscite conducted indicated how Calgarians were against the idea of hosting the games as 56% voted against hosting the event. The proponents argued that this would be a bet on the brighter and promising future of the city; thus, the money budget for the game should be put into other beneficial purposes. Overall, the plebiscite results confirmed that the Olympics were not worth the risk for the city and that money was the biggest obstacle for their Olympic bid.
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CALGARY’S OLYMPIC BID 6 References Steward. D. (2018). Money biggest obstacle for Calgary’s Olympic bid. Retrieved from - calgarys-olympic-bid.html
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  • Spring '16
  • Olympic Games, Summer Olympic Games, International Olympic Committee, Winter Olympic Games

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