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The Spring Consultation will take place at the Student Union Building of the University of Victoria (UVic) in Victoria BC. 

Accommodation

Participants must make their own reservations.

Rooms have been set aside for CCR Consultation participants on the University of Victoria campus:

  • Single dormitory room - $52 per room per night, with shared bathrooms.
  • Four-bedroom cluster units - $217 - $243 per unit per night (regular, deluxe or premium options), with two bathrooms per unit.

To reserve rooms at negotiated rates, book your room as soon as possible or by Wednesday 15 May 2019 online at: bit.ly/CCRconsultstaysatUVic Rates and room availability cannot be guaranteed after this date. When reserving, say you are with the Canadian Council for Refugees conference.

Questions? Contact UVic Conference Services: bookings@uvic.ca or call 1-250-721-8657.

For billeting possibilities, email sgasana@ccrweb.ca by Wednesday 15 May 2019. A member of the local committee will try to meet your request.

Getting There

Click here for maps of the University of Victoria campus and directions to get there: uvic.ca/home/about/campus-info/maps/index.php

The University of Victoria (UVic) is located in Victoria, British Columbia. Victoria is situated on the southern tip of Vancouver Island.

From Victoria International Airport: 

Driving: Victoria International Airport is located off of the Patricia Bay Highway (Highway 17), a 30- to 40-minute drive north of UVic.

The YYJ Airport Shuttle offers service from the airport to many locations in Victoria. Buses leave every half hour between 4 a.m. and midnight, 7 days a week. The cost is $30 one way or $54 round-trip.

A taxi costs approximately $60 from the airport to the university campus.

From Vancouver:

Ferry/driving: Take the Swartz Bay ferry from Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal (1-hour-and-35-minute sailing time). The drive takes about 30 minutes.

Air: Harbour Air lands in the Inner Harbour of Downtown Victoria. From there you can catch a bus or a taxi (victoriataxi.comtaxicab.comyellowcabvictoria.com) to UVic. The main bus routes from downtown to UVic are: 4, 7, 11, 14, or 15. Check the current bus schedule.

Meals

Meals are not included in the Consultation registration fees.

The Consultation participant’s kit will include a list of nearby, affordable places for meals during breaks.

Display Tables

Tables are available for groups to display brochures, etc. Reserve a table on your registration form. Include the reservation fee with your registration.

Questions? Send an email to sgasana@ccrweb.ca

Childcare

During the Consultation we may be able to provide childcare services for participants, but only for those who have signed up for this service by 3 May 2019. Email sgasana@ccrweb.ca and indicate your childcare needs on your consultation registration. Children must be at least 19 months and toilet-trained.