December 2021

MOU Signing

Four First Nations - Lil̓wat7úl (Líl̓wat), xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), the City of Vancouver and the Resort Municipality of Whistler sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic Committee to officially collaborate on exploring the feasibility of hosting the 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in British Columbia. Learn more here

February 2022

Collaboration Agreement

Four First Nations – Lil̓wat7úl (Líl̓wat), xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) - along with the City of Vancouver and the Resort Municipality of Whistler sign an agreement with the Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic Committee to commit to participating in a feasibility assessment and initial concept development to bring the Games back to Canada's West Coast in 2030, while respecting the Truth and Reconciliation Call to Action 91, the Province of British Columbia’s legislation of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (DRIPA), and the federal government’s United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (UNDRIP). Learn more here.

January → June 2022

Feasibility Phase

COC, CPC, First Nations and experts hired by the COC study the feasibility for 2030 Winter Games in BC, based on the new IOC bidding process. Learn more about the IOC's new Future Host process here.

June → November 2022

Engagement Phase

COC-hired experts develop hosting plan for government approvals. Feasibility team engages with community members, stakeholders and all Canadians to share the initial Games Concept, and invite feedback and insights to further develop and enhance the concept and to further shape the vision and legacy of the what an Indigenous-led Games in Canada could look like. Partners review and approve proposed Games concept.

December 2022 → April 2023

Bidding Phase

Upon approval by all partners, we hope to move into Targeted Dialogue with the IOC and launch a formal bid.

May 2023

IOC Session

International Olympic Committee expected to award the 2030 Olympic Winter Games to the selected host.