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Canadian Science Policy Conference (CSPC) 2022 Conference will be held at the Westin Ottawa Hotel from Wednesday, November 16 to Friday, November 18, 2022.  To view the hotel please visit this link to Westin Ottawa.

CSPC has arranged for a block of guest rooms at the Westin Ottawa for $254.00 per night plus applicable taxes.

Sold Out

The hotel room block at the special rate is now sold out.

Toll-free number for Westin Reservations is 1-800-937-8461.

The check-in time is 3:00pm and check-out is at 12:00pm.

Early Departure Fee: An early departure fee of $100 per room will apply if a guest checks out prior to the confirmed check-out date after confirming departure date upon check in at the Westin Ottawa.

As per the hotel’s cancellation policy, you will be able to cancel your reservation up to 11:59 pm 72 hours prior to your arrival date.
The CSPC Annual Gala will be held on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at the Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON.

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VIA Rail Canada is offering discounted fares for participants of the 2022 Canadian Science Policy Conference.

The following are the details pertaining to the conference fare:

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November 14th 2022  –  November 20th 2022


From all stations throughout the VIA system to Ottawa, Ontario and return.


  • 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.


10% off the best available fare in Economy, Economy Plus, Business, Business Plus, Sleeper class. “Subject to the conditions and restrictions of the fare plan to which the additional discount is being applied.”


Discount does not apply in any Escape fares and Prestige Class.


Participants must reference the event’s VIA convention discount code: 14297.