City of Whitehorse says yes to bidding for the 2027 Canada Winter Games

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The City of Whitehorse has agreed to support a bid to co-host the Canada Winter Games in 2027. 

If the bid is successful, the city will need to enter into an agreement with the Canada Games Council to co-host the Games with the Yukon Government.

The decision to support the bid passed at last night’s city council meeting, but it was not unanimous. After a two-hour discussion on the topic, the motion passed with six votes in favour and one against, by Coun. Ted Laking.

Laking’s reservations were mostly about finances. More specifically, where the money will be coming from and what it will be used for.

“There’s all sorts of numbers flying

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