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The legacy of an Olympic bid

It might be the most ruthless of all Olympic competitions: the race for the right to host the Games. At stake are hundreds of millions of dollars in potential profit, and an indelible mark on the global map. To opponents it's a colossal waste of tax dollars, a carnival of hype, spin and speculation. CBC Archives looks back at Canada's winning and losing Olympic bids.

A panel discussion on the benefits and costs that a bid leaves behind.
Medium: Television
Program: CBC Evening News
Broadcast Date: Jan. 13, 2000
Guest(s): John Bitove Jr., Curt Harnett, Morley Kells, Mitch Patten, Angela Schneider, Joey Schwartz, Michael Walker, Kevin Wamsley
Host: Andy Barrie, Suhana Meharchand
Duration: 7:07

Last updated: September 6, 2013

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