Plan Your Trip


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Air Canada is offering a 10% discount to delegates travelling to the MainTrain this year. To book visit and use the promo code that was emailed to you when you registered for the conference to take advantage of the discounts. (Applies to all flights operated by Air Canada except Tango). Alternatively, please email

The booking is to be made to the following city: Ottawa, YOW (ON)
The travel period begins Monday, September 17, 2018 and ends Thursday, October 04, 2018. 
No discount will apply to Tango bookings for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S. For International travel (destinations outside North America), discounts apply to all fares including Tango. 

Airport Pick up and Drop off

Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport - YOW

Note: The Brookstreet hotel does not provide shuttle service to the airport.  Approximately $55 taxi ride from station to Brookstreet Hotel

Shuttle Service

Brookstreet provides a shuttle service for guests to the Canadian Tire Centre, as a weekend service to the Tanger Outlet Mall and the Kanata Centrum. Brookstreet does not take reservations in advance for the shuttle, however upon arrival at Brookstreet you are able to sign up for it at Guest Services. Shuttle service is available on a first come first served basis.

Brookstreet also runs a shuttle service Monday to Friday to the surrounding Kanata office building from 8am – 10am (leaving from the hotel entrance every 30min) and in the afternoon from 4pm – 6pm (The shuttle will circle the local offices every 30 mins, pick up will be outside the front entrance of the office building). 

Other Transportation

Ottawa Central Bus Station - Approximately $45 taxi ride from station to Brookstreet Hotel

Via Rail Ottawa Station - Approximately $52 taxi ride from station to Brookstreet Hotel

Car Rentals Nearby:

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
1003 Airport Pkwy, Ottawa, ON K1V 9B4
(613) 248-0005

Budget Car & Truck Rental
1003 Airport Parkway Ottawa International Airport, Ottawa, ON K1V 9B4
(613) 521-4844

Driving directions

Located in Ottawa’s West-end, we're less than a 10 minute drive from the Canadian Tire Centre (home to the NHL Ottawa Senators and world-class entertainment) and 20 minutes from downtown Ottawa, making as a central and convenient place to stay.

Click here for directions from the airport
Click here for directions from Via Rail
Click here for directions from the Bus Station

Select Your Schedule

Once you have registered to attend the conference you will receive log-in instructions so that you can use the "Select My Schedule" link below. This link offers you a one-time-use step-by-step process for registering for courses, exams, tours and workshops. Schedule will be available June 4, 2018

About Ottawa

Weather in September

For the week of September 24th - 27th the conference the average daily high is 17°C with a low of 7°C.

Family Fun

You are welcome to bring a companion or your entire family with you to the conference. Be sure to select that you are bringing a companion when you register and book your hotel.