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Estimated costs of Olympic facilities :

Curling rink: $15-25 million.

Long track speed skating oval: $45-55 million.

Bobsled and luge track: $50-55 million.

Ice arena; $25-30 million.

Nordic events course and centre: $90-100 million.

Money Raised to date (for bid):

Provincial Government: $3.7 million

ICBC: $1.5 million

B.C. Lotteries: 1.5 million

B.C. Hydro: $1.3 million

Tourism B.C.: $900,000

B.C. Pavilion Corporation: $150,000

Telus: $3 million

Molson Canada: $2.5 million

Federal Government: $2.5 million

Many of the financial supporters also give money in kind by seconding staff, equipment and facilities to the Bid Corporation.

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