Canada announces to support united bid for 2026 World Cup

Canada bangs the drum for United 2026 bid, committing cities and cash

Canada bangs the drum for United 2026 bid, committing cities and cash

"I have a higher obligation than just wanting to see World Cup soccer in Vancouver".

With just days to go before the two 2026 World Cup contenders have to hand in their bid books to FIFA, Moroccan officials have met with a key group of Asian nations to try and gain crucial support ahead of the vote in June.

Canada, Mexico and the US are up against Morocco to host the men's tournament, with a decision coming in June. However, now it appears the provincial government is having second thoughts. If the North American bid is successful, it's expected Canada would host 10 games, likely between two cities. Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal and Edmonton selected as potential canadian candidate cities have already approved the application at the local level.

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"We have been grappling with the proponents who want us to sign a blank cheque, a conditional agreement that can be changed by Federation Internationale de Football Association (soccer's governing body) and not by us", said Horgan.

The federal government will also help with essential services such as security and border control as it did during the Women's World Cup in 2015.

But Horgan said he also has a responsibility to protect taxpayers' money. The B.C. Liberal opposition said the province has a history of hosting successful worldwide sporting events and it could be missing out. Now the decision is approved and the Federal government. "That's good value for dollar, it's an ability to expose this province globally and I don't understand, how at the last minute, the minister can say we're pulling out", Jas Johal, B.C. Liberal MLA, said.

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