Travel and Accommodations


Ellison Travel & Tours can assist with all of your flights, car rental, and pre/post additional travel requirements you may have.

We have secured special meetings and conference pricing with Air Canada, offering a full range of flight options to and from the conference. 

The travel period to/from the event begins Sunday, September 4, 2022 and ends Friday, September 23, 2022. This will allow you extra time, before/after the event, if you wish to extend your stay in Halifax.

Ellison Travel & Tours will have dedicated travel advisors available to speak with directly over the phone to assist you.

Advisors can be reached at:

Telephone: 519-672-7020

Telephone toll-free: 1-800-265-7022


Ellison’s handling fee is $29.00 + tax CAD per booking, per person, which provides the following services:

  • Based on your requirements, research and booking of airline flights and ground transportation services.
  • Available to handle any necessary flight changes or irregular flight operations. Changes are subject to airline’s change fees.
  • Emergency Ellison 24/7 contact service is also available for any after business hours needs.
  • Duty of Care program – proactive tracking of your flights to identify any potential irregular operations and also monitoring travel alerts for Halifax, and area, that may also impact travel.

Ellison Travel would be happy to also assist on any pre/post travel needs in Halifax & area. Depending on your requirements an additional handling fee may be required.


We have been able to secure discounted rooms for Congress attendees at two Halifax hotels:

Westin Nova Scotian is about a 5 minute walk to Pier 21 and has excellent amenities. 


Traditional Queen $219.00 CAD
Harbourview Queen / King $269.00 CAD

Booking:  Reservations can be made directly by calling 1-866-761-3513.  Be sure to reference “ICMM 2022”

You can also book online HERE.

Deadline to book:  August 18, 2022 at 5:00 pm.

Hotel Halifax is a 10 minute walk to the Maritime Museum, and approximately a 20 minute walk to Pier 21.  It is in the heart of downtown and is close to a variety of restaurants and services. 

Rate:  King Room (Single or Double) $199.00 CAD

Booking: Reservations can be made directly by calling call 1-833-357-8155.  Be sure to reference “ICMM 2022”

You can also book online HERE.

Deadline to book:  August 18, 2022 at 5:00 pm

Airport and Transportation

Many of you will be arriving to the Halifax Stanfield International Airport.  The airport is approximately a 30-minute drive from the Downtown/Waterfront area (Maritime Museum - where the Sunday night Welcome Reception is, where both recommended hotels are).

The most convenient way to get from the airport to your hotel is to take a taxi (approx. $75 CND) or an Uber.

Taxis will be stationed outside the airport baggage claim area.  More details on how to use Uber, are located here:

There is also an airport shuttle bus, which costs $28 CND.  For more details on the shuttle please see here: Halifax Airport Shuttle (

COVID and Travelling to Canada

Current official Canadian government rules on COVID and travelling to Canada can be found at:

Pre-entry tests are not required for fully vaccinated travellers entering Canada by land, air or water. 
You must be fully vaccinated to travel to Canada.  Proof of your vaccine status must be uploaded to the website up to 72 hours before your arrival in Canada, using ArriveCAN. 
ArriveCAN continues to be mandatory for all travellers to Canada.  If you don’t submit your travel information and proof of vaccination using ArriveCAN you could be fined $5,000.
You must use the ArriveCAN mobile app or sign in on a computer to enter your proof of vaccination and travel information.

To be ready for your trip, create your free ArriveCAN account HERE.

COVID Restrictions within Canada 

There are currently NO government-mandated COVID restrictions in Canada.  However, please bring a face mask with you as wearing one may be required in some indoor environments.