Hospitality Suite

Join your friends and family in the Hospitality Suite for coffee and tea, available to registered guests and family members in the Saskatchewan Room, on the 3rd floor of the Westin Hotel, from 8:30 am -10:30 am, Friday through Sunday.

Spouse/Guest Registration also includes access to the Opening Ceremonies and President’s Welcome Reception.

 

Hangar

Friday, June 16, 10:00-12:30 (meet at 9:15)

National Gallery of Canada Tour- Canadian and Indigenous Galleries; Royal Canadian Mint

$25.00 per person

Meeting place: 9:15, Westin Lobby, Concierge Desk

Celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary by taking a tour through the newly renovated National Gallery of Canada! The Canadian and Indigenous galleries have been revamped and are ready for visitors. Immediately following this guided Canadian tour through art, you will then have a short guided tour through the Royal Candadian Mint.

The Royal Canadian Mint's headquarters occupy the historic building in central Ottawa where the Mint was founded in 1908. Today, the Ottawa facility produces hand-crafted collector and commemorative coins, gold bullion coins, medals and medallions. This is where the master tooling is done to create the dies that strike coin designs for both circulation and commemorative issues. The Mint's gold refining and advanced engineering operations are also located here in Ottawa. - www.mint.ca

Walking tour- please wear comfortable shoes.

 

Hangar

Saturday, June 18, 10:00-12:30 (meet at 9:15)

Tour of the Supreme Court of Canada and Parliament Buildings

$10.00 per person

Meeting place: 9:15, Westin Lobby, Concierge Desk

A visit to the Supreme Court of Canada gives one the opportunity to become better acquainted with Canada's highest court. Tour guides, who are all law students, will familiarize visitors with the operation of the Canadian judicial system and will explain how legal issues of public importance are dealt with by the Supreme Court of Canada.

The seat of Canada's federal government and the setting for national celebrations the year round, Parliament Hill is the most visited Ottawa attraction. Truly a must-see!

The tours include: Guided tours take visitors through public galleries, to the Senate and House of Commons (when not in session) and to the top of the Peace Tower, where an observation deck provides the most dramatic 360ยบ view of the Capital.

Walking tour- please wear comfortable shoes.