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Travel and Accommodations

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Novotel Ottawa

33 Nicholas Street, 550m from the Conference venue

The Novotel is located in the center of Ottawa, a short walk from Parliament and the Byward Market.

A limited number of rooms have been blocked for CRSC attendees at the discounted rate of $189 CAD per night (plus applicable taxes). Rooms at the discounted rate below are available on a first come, first serve basis.
Online Booking: Novotel Ottawa
Rate: $189 CAD


Local Dining

Ottawa is host to a wide range of restaurants to fit every palate. The city’s ethnic diversity will allow you to travel the tastes of the globe as you explore your surroundings. The CRSC venue, the Novotel Ottawa, is within steps of the Parliament Buildings and a host of restaurants.

Ottawa International Airport

Visit the Ottawa International Airport website to find flight information and rental car options. Transportation is also available directly from the terminal to downtown Ottawa via bus, taxi, limousine, or Uber.

VIA Rail

VIA Rail provides frequent daily service to Ottawa from most Canadian cities. Ottawa’s Central Station is a short bus or taxi ride from downtown.

Public Transit

OC Transpo provides comprehensive transit services to nearly one million people in Ottawa. The Novotel Ottawa is easily accessible by OC Transpo from the airport and train station.