Getting There & Staying There

Halifax is served by Halifax Stanfield International Airport, with flights from across Canada and 1-hour direct from Boston and other northeast U. S. cities.

Thanks to Dalhousie University & Dr. Gordon Price for providing shuttle van service from the Airport to the Conference on Sunday, September 9th.

Public transportation services were also available (e.g. MetroX bus).

On Wednesday, September 12th, the Conference tour bus stopped at the airport on its way back to Halifax at 3:35 pm. 

Additional details on getting to and around Halifax are at the Convention Center site.

U. S. participants:

  • Carry your passport & a copy of your conference registration confirmation.

  • Consider the high-speed ferry to Yarmouth, leaving Portland, ME most days, 2:30 pm Eastern, with a shuttle van to Halifax. Or drive.

  • NEBRA is facilitating carpools & ferry/van pools; contact the NEBRA office. Road trip!

  • We will have additional border crossing information soon. Check back here...

U. S. & other internationals: Remember your passport!


Note: Special hotel rates expired after August 10th!


Prince George Hotel
1725 Market Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3N9
Telephone (902) 425-1986
Toll Free 1-800-565-1567
Conference rate:

Cambridge Suites Hotel
1583 Brunswick Street
Halifax, Nova ScotiaB3J 3P5
Telephone (902) 420-0555

Toll Free 1-800-565-1263
Conference rate: $179/night


World Trade & Convention Center



From Yarmouth... see here.
From the north, follow NS-118 south toward Dartmouth/Halifax.  NS 118 becomes also Woodland Avenue in Dartmouth.  Then, following signs for Halifax...

  • Left onto Victoria Rd.

  • Right onto Boland Rd. Left onto Wyse Rd.

  • Use the right 2 lanes to turn right and cross the Angus L. Macdonald Bridge ($1 toll).

  • Take the Barrington Street ramp.

  • Sharp right onto North St.

  • Right onto Barrington St.

  • Barrington becomes Hollis St. (slight right).

You're downtown now.  Turn right on Prince Street & left on Argyle for the Convention Center.  Or straight on Prince to the Prince George Hotel.


Downtown parking details (including Prince George Hotel)
Cambridge Suites parking.

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