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Vancouver City Council Renews Interest In 2030 Winter Olympics Bid


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Vancouver city council this week will entertain a motion to explore a potential 2030 Olympic Winter Games bid from Canada. On Wednesday’s meeting agenda, a motion by councilor Melissa De Genova will be heard that asks city staff to reach out to governing bodies, government partners and First Nation leaders to determine the appetite and […]

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If city council approves the motion, Vancouver would likely face competition from a Pyrenees-Barcelona project in Spain and 1972 Winter Games host city Sapporo in Japan.

Hasn't the Spanish project been shelved? 


On 11/2/2020 at 3:40 AM, spielerfrau1 said:

I really enjoyed the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. One of my favourite games. Would be interesting to see if they go through with the bid. 

I went to university in British Columbia and never saw the place as joyous as it was during the winter games, despite everything that went wrong. (Although in fairness I didn't go to many parties in university: after running out of money for food I wasn't in a position to buy beer.) It is one of the few places where there is likely to be goodwill toward an Olympic bid in the aftermath of a ruinous global pandemic.

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