Lethbridge Taxpayers will be on the Hook if Calgary Gets to Host the 2026 Winter Olympics – Are there "Trickle Down" Benefits?

While most will agree the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympic Games was an overall success and good for the City, Alberta and Canada, the bidding cost alone for the 2026 Games will be at least $30 million and the expenses for hosting the Games if Calgary is chosen, could top $8 billion, including interest, considering all three levels of Government are running deficits – hosting the 1988 Games cost less than $1 billion and turned a profit.

Canadian Success at the Rio Olympics: What is the Value of Developing Elite Athletes?

Panel discussion partnership with Lethbridge Public Library and Lethbridge Herald At the recent summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Canada had its second best showing ever in terms of medals won.

What Happened at the Sochi Winter Olympics? An Inside Story

Arden Shibley just returned from the Sochi Winter Olympic Games after spending more than two weeks experiencing Russia’s first attempt at hosting such winter games.