Dave and Linda King, son and daughter of Frank King, wearing 1988 Calgary Olympic jackets, react to the results of a plebiscite on whether the city should proceed with a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics, in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press)

Web poll: Would you have supported Calgary hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics?

More than 56 percent of voters said ‘No’ in a plebiscite.

  • Nov. 14, 2018 12:30 p.m.

Citizens of Calgary voted Tuesday against the western Canadian city’s plan to bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics.

More than 56 percent of voters said ‘No’ in a plebiscite.

With more than 304,000 ballots cast, the unofficial results had 132,832 opting ‘For’ and 171,750 ‘Against’ making a bid to host the Winter Games.

Calgary hosted the 1988 Winter Games.


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