Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Calgary’ Category

Voyeurism trial booked for former CFL running back Jerome Messam

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Despite a judge's order, a former Calgary Stampeder and Saskatchewan Roughrider charged with voyeurism will not appear in a Calgary courtroom in person on Thursday — as a trial date has now been set for next year.

Yes and No camps make final push on day before Calgary Olympic plebiscite

Monday, November 12th, 2018
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Regardless of the way Calgarians vote, the city's returning officer says Elections Calgary is ready for a high turnout, with more than enough ballots for all eligible voters.

First look at Olympic hub around McMahon Stadium revealed

Friday, November 9th, 2018
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Calgary 2026 unveiled the first glimpse of what a refurbished McMahon Stadium, new fieldhouse and new mid-size arena could look like if the city hosts the Winter Games.

Here’s what hosting the Olympics will do to your taxes, according to an economist

Friday, November 9th, 2018
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While some on the "Yes" side will tell you there are many benefits, the "No" side has outlined a dreary scenario for the city's next generation of taxpayers.

Watch CBC Calgary’s Olympic plebiscite town hall at 8:30 p.m. ET

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
Olympic plebiscite town hall

If you live in Calgary, find out what you need to know before you cast your vote in the Nov. 13 plebiscite by tuning in to the CBC Calgary's town hall on the 2026 bid for the Olympic Games Wednesday night.

Calgarians don’t want to host Olympics, according to poll

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
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Things have started to improve for the Yes side, however, since a funding agreement was negotiated and presented to the public on Oct. 30. It points to an interesting final week in the campaign.

Scaled back Calgary 2026 Olympics security plan predicted to go over budget

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
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Calgary's 2026 Olympic security plan has already faced a budget cut, and experts say the proposal is unrealistic and predict costs could double to $1 billion.

Calgary’s Olympic bid slashes affordable housing promise

Monday, November 5th, 2018
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When Calgary's Olympic bid appeared to be on the verge of flaming out, the bid corporation made some last minute, late night adjustments — or more specifically cuts to its budget which eliminated 1,000 units from its original housing promise.

Eddie ‘the Eagle’ soars into Calgary to support 2026 Olympic bid at rally

Sunday, November 4th, 2018

Those making the case for Calgary to host the 2026 Winter Olympic Games are about to get a boost from the unlikely star of the 1988 Olympics.

Here’s a breakdown of what it would cost to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in Calgary

Sunday, November 4th, 2018
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A quick look at estimated costs for Calgary and Canmore, Alta., to host the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to bid corporation Calgary 2026 revised host draft plan and Government of Canada figures.