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CSPC 2015


Our conference hotel is the Delta Ottawa City Centre located at 101 Lyon Street North, in the heart of downtown Ottawa, ON.
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Valet Parking: $27.00 + tax
Self-Parking: $22.00 + tax

Underground parking height restriction of 6 feet is for all vehicles. Outdoor parking is at your own leisure.

Room Rates

Single/Double Room $189.00
Deluxe Room $209.00
Club Room $239.00
Suite $289.00 and up

Note: An additional charge of $20.00 for each individual for triple and quadruple occupancy.

Hotel room rates are subject to provincial and local taxes and fees in effect at the time of check-out. These rates are applicable from Tuesday, November 24, 2015 to Friday, November 27, 2015.

Room Reservations

Room reservations can be made online here.
You can also book your room directly by calling the toll free line at 1-888-890-3222. For ease of booking, please identify yourself as being with the Canadian Science Policy Conference – or - Group Code 1115CSPC to receive the group rate. The CSPC 2015 conference room rates will be available until Friday, November 13, 2015, based on availability.

Please note to ensure the hotel room availability, we highly recommend you reserve your room as early as possible.

Scam Alert: CSPC 2015 has become aware of a scam whereby companies alleging to be third party convention housing services contact potential conference delegates claiming to offer lower room rates than negotiated with the host hotel. Payment for the full stay is requested in advance by credit card and a confirmation number is provided. However, upon arrival, delegates discover that no reservation exists.


Via Rail

CSPC 2015 is pleased to offer delegates the use of its via Rail special conference discount on the best fare available at time of booking. VIA Rail can be reached as follows:

  • VIA Rail –
  • From anywhere in Canada, call toll-free: 1 888 VIA-RAIL (1 888 842-7245) or TTY 1 800 268-9503 (hearing impaired).
  • From Montréal: 514 989-2626
  • From Moncton: 506 857-9830
VALID: November 21st 2015 to November 29th 2015
TERRITORY: From all stations throughout the VIA system to Ottawa, Ontario and return
RESTRICTIONS: Fare applies to a maximum of two passengers per booking. One complimentary stopover is allowed at no additional charge. For travel on all fare plans in Business class, the first stopover is allowed at no additional charge, provided that this stopover takes place in Toronto, Montréal or Ottawa only.
DISCOUNT 10% off
EXCEPTION: Discount does not apply in any Escape Class fares.
IDENTIFICATION: Participants must reference the event’s VIA convention discount code: 13113.

VIA Online booking tips:
You have to log in to your profile, or create one prior to booking. On the Passenger information screen, select "Convention fare" from the “Discount Type” drop-down menu, and enter the discount code for your convention or event in the “Discount code” field. This code has been given to you by the conference organizer. The conference fare will be shown on the next page.

Porter Airlines

Porter Airlines is proud to offer a 15% discount on available base fares (with the exception of the lowest class fare during a public seat sale) for travel to and from Canadian Science Policy Centre Conference 2015. The discounted fares are available for booking from July 6, 2015 to November 30, 2015 and available for travel:

Location: From anywhere in Canada or US to Ottawa   Dates of Travel: 11/22/2015 to 11/27/2015
Location: From Ottawa to anywhere in Canada or US   Dates of Travel: 11/25/2015 to 11/30/2015

Please book online at or through your travel agent using promo code CSPC15.

Porter offers complimentary in-flight snacks and beverages (including beer and wine), GatePorter service for carry-on and access to the Porter Lounge in Toronto and Ottawa, where free Wi-Fi and comfortable, leather seating is available.

The promo code is intended for use by conference attendees and organizers and is not meant for distribution outside of authorized channels. Porter’s fare rules and conditions apply. For any questions regarding Porter’s services or any pre-travel concerns, contact us at 1-888-619-8622.