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  1. Halifax’s Bid to Host the Commonwealth GamesAthletesCAN 14th Annual Forum

  2. International Bid Process • May 2007: Lodge Canadian bid • Summer 2007: Delegate visits to Halifax • November 2007: Presentation & vote in Sri Lanka

  3. Vision for Halifax 2014 • Power of sport as a catalyst • Create sport, social, cultural & economic legacies • Nurture high-performance sport

  4. Vision for Halifax 2014 • Develop sustainable sport facilities • Create a vibrant sustainable Athlete’s Village

  5. Building a Legacy The Games are a catalyst to transform the region…

  6. Building a Legacy • Become the training centre for summer sports • Host an athlete-centred Games • Experts in athlete services, sports, venues, operations & international games strategy

  7. Building a Legacy • State-of-the-art aquatic centre & multipurpose field house • Upgrades to existing facilities • Increased funding • Enhancements to coaching & training system

  8. Building a Legacy • Home field advantage • Increased recognition & exposure

  9. International Visits • Promote Canada’s strong sport community • Reputation as talented, friendly & hospitable • Safe, clean, welcoming environment for optimal athletic performance

  10. Venue Map

  11. International Visits • Position Canada as a world-class destination for sports training & facilities • Offer opportunities for international athletes to train in Canada

  12. Inspiring a Generation of Canadians The Halifax 2014 Games will inspire a generation of future athletes…

  13. Inspiring You • Become ambassadors for Canada’s bid: • Get informed • Challenge other athletes to get involved • Engage in bid activities • Spread the word

  14. Supporting You • We want to make this your bid: • Work with CWG NSO’s & partners • Keep you informed • Engage you in the process • AthletesCAN representative on Halifax 2014 Sports Advisory Committee

  15. Questions & Answers

  16. Please support the Halifax Bid for the 2014 Commonwealth Games at www.2014halifax.com