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Travelling to Ottawa:

Airport: Ottawa International Airport is located South of the city. At the end of the Airport Parkway. Taxi fare from there to the Algonquin residence is approximately $25. There is frequent bus service available which would cost $3.30 one way. The bus trip would involve 1 transfer point and take approximately 35 minutes not counting wait times. Complete information will be provided in your registration package.

Train Terminal: The central train station is located just East of the downtown core on Tremblay Road. A taxi would cost approximately $35. Bus service is very frequent with 2 routes that will get you directly to Algonquin at a cost of $3.30 and taking approximately 20 minutes. Complete information will be provided in your registration package.

In addition those who are arriving from points west of Ottawa can choose to exit the train at Fallowfield Station . Taxi service from there would cost $17. There are 2 buses serving that station which will get you to Algonquin for $3.30 and take approximately 10 minutes.

Bus Terminal: The Central station is located in the downtown core on Catherine Street. Taxi service to the college will cost approximately $20. The city bus service would cost $3.30 and involve 1 transfer point taking approximately 35 minutes not counting wait times. Complete information will be provided in your registration package.

Car: For Seminar attendees who stay at the residence and bring a car parking will be complimentary at the College. For everybody else a daily parking fee will apply. Complete information will be provided in your registration package.

 

Weather:

Weather in May can be unpredictable, anywhere from warm or even hot days to cool and rainy ones.
Come prepared for all weather systems except for a snowstorm.

Average Daily temperature in May is 13.6 °C
Average daily maximum is 19.1 °C
Average daily minimum is 8 °C