For your convenience, we have blocked off rooms at the Fort Garry Hotel.
Group code: 1098Z5
Standard, (two Queen beds or one King) $135 (this is the discount rate when using the group code)
One Bedroom Suite $199 (this is the discount rate when using the group code)
You can travel to Winnipeg in several ways depending on where you are coming from.
By air- Several major carriers travel back and forth from Winnipeg each day, with Air Canada and Westjet connections from most major Canadian cities. Northwest/Delta and United serve USA destinations with direct flights from Chicago, Minneapolis, Denver, and Phoenix.
By car- You can drive here. In Canada, the No. 1 Trans-Canada Highway (east-west) provides direct connection to all major urban centres in the country. From the United States, both the U.S. Interstate No. 29 and Minnesota No. 94 (Border crossing into Canada at Emerson) connect to Manitoba No. 75 North to Winnipeg. As well Minnesota No. 59 and U.S. No. 2 (Border Crossing at Tolstoi) connect to Manitoba No. 59.
By train – VIA Rail serves Winnipeg three times weekly from both Vancouver and Toronto. You can connect to Via Rail through Amtrack or your local carrier.
By bus - There are several carriers that run buses to Winnipeg: Beaver Bus Lines Ltd, Grey Goose Bus, Greyhound Canada, and Jefferson Line.
By boat - No. You cannot travel here by boat.
Find out more detailed information on how to travel to Winnipeg at the Economic Development Winnipeg website.
Getting around Winnipeg
From the Airport to the Fort Garry Hotel it is about a 15 minute, $20 cab ride.
Depending on the weather, most of the locations in the symposium will be walkable from the Fort Garry Hotel and the Winnipeg Art Gallery. (See the site map for the symposium)
There are several cab companies you can call to get around as well:
A-AAA Unicity Taxi
Vital Transit Services Ltd
Travel Sponsor: Out 'n About Travel Inc.
Hotel Sponsor: The Fort Garry