Information Circular

CCPAC/CCOLA Conference

 

The CCPAC/CCOLA Annual Conference will take place in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario from   August 18th to 21st, 2019.

 

Conference Registration and Fees

Register online for the conference via the “Registration” tab. Please ensure to provide the  required information including flight details and any dietary requirements.

Registration is now closed.

 

Delegate Fee: $ 450
Accompanying Persons Fee: $ 225 

The registration fees are payable by EFT or cheque:

1. Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT)

Reference Code: CCPAC/CCOLA

Account with:Royal Bank of Canada

Main Branch – Toronto

200 Bay Street

Toronto, Ontario M5J 2J5

SWIFT CODE: ROYCCAT2

Beneficiary Name: Legislative Assembly of Ontario

Beneficiary Address: 2630-99 Wellesley St. W

Toronto, Ontario M7A 1A6

Financial Institution: #003

Account #: 0009308

Transit #: 00002

Email: accountsreceivable@ola.org

 

2. Cheque – payable to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.

 

Mail cheque to:

Parliamentary Protocol and Public Relations

Attn: Roula Dimakarakos

Legislative Assembly of Ontario

111 Wellesley St. W., Room 191

Toronto, ON M7A 1A2

 

Note:  Credit cards and cash are not accepted.

Accommodation

 

The conference hotel is Queen’s Landing Hotel, 155 Byron Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. The deadline for hotel reservations is June 28, 2019 to ensure availability and the group rate pricing ($249/night, single/double occupancy rate). Delegates are responsible for the cost of their room, taxes and incidental costs. Reserve your hotel room via the “Hotel” tab.

 

Parking

 

Complimentary above ground parking is available at the hotel.

 

Arrivals

The official arrival day is Sunday, August 18, 2019.  A registration desk will be available in the Ivory Room on the main level of the hotel on Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm, on Sunday, August 18, 2019 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, and again on Monday, August 20, 2019 from   7:30 am to noon. 

 

Transportation Options

The Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area is served by three airports:

  1. Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ), located 125 km from Niagara-on-the-Lake, is approximately 90 minutes by car to the hotel.

  2. Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ), located 130 km from Niagara-on-the-Lake, is approximately 1 hour 45 minutes by car to the hotel.

  3. John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM), located 88 km from Niagara-on-the-Lake, is approximately 70 minutes by car to the hotel.

 

Transportation from the airports to the hotel is provided on Saturday, August 17, 2019 and Sunday, August 18, 2019. Conference staff from the Legislative Assembly of Ontario will be available to welcome you at the airports to facilitate your transportation to the hotel.  Look for the ‘CCPAC/CCOLA’ signs or call 416-268-3058 if you are unable to find them.

 

Note:  It is important that you provide your travel itinerary, including which airport you are flying into, your departure city, airline, flight #, and arrival/departure dates and times on your registration form.  If you do not have your travel information when you register for the conference, please email your travel itinerary to:  PPPRconf2@ola.org as soon as it is available. 

Departures

Transportation from the hotel to all three airports will be available on Tuesday, August 20th and on Wednesday, August 21st, 2019.  

Business Sessions

 

Business sessions will take place at the hotel on Monday, August 19th and Tuesday, August 20th. Check your program for specific room locations.

Simultaneous Interpretation

 

Simultaneous interpretation will be provided at business sessions in the Grand Ballroom. 

Golf Excursion

On Sunday, August 18, 2019 participants have the option of playing a round of golf at the famous Ussher's Creek - Legends on the Niagara Course.

Designed by award-winning Canadian golf course architect Thomas McBroom, Ussher’s Creek features wide, flat fairways bordered by mature trees, fast greens, and fairly deep bunkers. Some wetland hazards are also featured thanks in part to the creek that runs throughout the course, giving it its name.

 

Participants may register as individuals, pairs or as a foursome. Cost is $ 100.57 per person, plus tax (not included in the registration fees) and includes a shared cart and green fees. Lunch will be provided. Indicate your interest on the Registration Form via the "Registration" tab.  

Dietary and Special Requirements

 

Please indicate your dietary and/or special requirements on the registration form.  We will make every effort to accommodate you if notified in advance. 

 

Identification

Delegates and guests must wear their conference identification at all business sessions and events.

 

Dress Attire

 

Business Program: Business casual

Sunday, August 18, 2019 - Reception: Business casual

Monday, August 19, 2019 - Dinner at Wayne Gretzky Estates Winery: Casual

Accompanying Persons Program: Casual

Networking Sessions

 

The Emerald Room in the hotel will serve as the hospitality suite for the conference. Entertainment will be provided. Check your program for scheduled opening and closing times.

Weather in Niagara-on-the-Lake

August in Niagara-on-the-Lake is usually very pleasant with temperatures ranging from 16°C to 25°C. Bring a jacket or sweater for evenings.