BC at odds with World Cup bid committee, raising concerns over costs
BC at odds with World Cup bid committee, raising concerns over costs
BC considers supporting joint World Cup bid, but 'not at any cost'
15 March, 2018, 07:30
According to Beare, the province, in which Vancouver is located, "couldn't agree to terms that would put British Columbians at risk of shouldering potentially huge and unpredictable costs".
The official deadline for Canada, the U.S., and Mexico to submit their joint bid is this coming Friday. The three-nation committee selected Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto and Montreal as potential host cities.
This comes after the province raised concerns about cost, and after its requests for clarification were rejected by the committee.
"This bid, which shares costs across the continent, was a fabulous opportunity to promote British Columbia as part of the most-watched sporting event in the world".
Liberal legislator Jas Johal said he doesn't understand why B.C.is out of the World Cup bid.
The bid committee wanted to give Federation Internationale de Football Association [the World Cup governing body] the ability to "unilaterally change the stadium agreement at any point", Beare said.
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"The prospect of hosting the FIFA World Cup is exciting for soccer fans and has the potential to bring significant economic and cultural benefits to British Columbia", she said in a statement.
Victor Montagliani, the B.C. -based president of CONCACAF, the regional governing body for soccer, and a member of the United 2026 committee, declined to comment on Vancouver's status but said he expected the final list of North American candidate cities would be released on Thursday. Mexico will be awarded 10 games while 60 will go to the United States. Held in six cities and provinces from coast to coast across Canada, 1.35 million spectators attended the last women's World Cup - a record for the event - with an economic impact of almost a half-a-billion dollars. "That adds unknown costs and unknown risks to the B.C. taxpayers".
The City of Vancouver threw its support behind the bid last summer. "I don't know who is right or wrong - but I am assuming the documentation from the bid committee was the same from city to city".
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