Accommodation and Travel


Due to events to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, and Ottawa 2017, we advise all participants to make reservations early, as we anticipate challenges closer to the date.

We have arranged for block rooms at the following locations:

Les Suites Hotel Ottawa
130 Besserer Street
Ottawa, ON K1N 9M9
Tel: (613)232-2000 / 1(800)267-1989
Preferred Group Rate: BRT0530

Please note that the suites are subject to availability – and please ensure booking sooner rather than later to ensure you secure your accommodations.
Group rates available Tuesday May 30-Sunday June 4, 2017

  • One Bedroom Suites (single/double occupancy) $189/night
  • Two Bedroom Suites (up to triple occupancy) $329/night

Additional fees:

  • Complimentary Wireless High Speed Internet
  • $25/night for each additional person
  • Parking $22 CAN/day (unlimited in/out access)
  • All rates subject to applicable tax and fees

University of Ottawa Residences

Accommodations are subject to availability at the University of Ottawa Student Residences. Rates will be approximately $60 plus taxes for double occupancy studio, suite or room.

In order to book your accommodations, please visit



Air Canada Airlines

As official airline of the Bethune Round Table 2017, Air Canada is offering a 10% discount to individuals traveling to the conference (Ottawa only). This offer is available exclusively online at

  • The travel period begins Thursday, May 25, 2017 and ends Saturday, June 10, 2017.
  • To take advantage of these special discounted air fares, enter the promotion code BNBJHAY1 on the Search Page.
  • Note: No discount will apply to Tango and Executive Class lowest bookings for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S.

 Westjet Airlines

WestJet Airlines is proud to offer a 10% discount on applicable fares.

  • The discounted fares are available for travel between May 27, 2017 and June 10, 2017
  • Coupon code: ZGMFXA4
  • Please book online at
  • If booking through a travel agent please use promo code YOW01

Discover Ottawa



Low end restaurants (Entrees $10-20)


Midrange restaurants (Entrees $20-30)

High end restaurants (Entrees $30-50)


Modern Pubs and microbreweries

Irish/English Style Pubs

Sights in Ottawa

  • Visit Parliament Hill
  • Kayak on the Rideau Canal
  • Walk in the Byward Market
  • Shopping at the Rideau Center
  • Cycle along the Ottawa River
  • Visit the National Art Gallery, the Museum of Nature, the War Museum, the Aviation Museum

Sights outside of Ottawa

  • Hiking in Gatineau Park
  • Visit the Civilization Museum (Gatineau, Qc)
  • Camping in the Algonquin Park