Travel & Hotel

Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth

Montreal, Quebec

CIRI has arranged rooms at the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth at a special rate of $199 single/double occupancy plus applicable taxes. Please note that this rate is only available for Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evenings.

Room reservations can be made by contacting the hotel directly at +1 (514) 861-3511  or  1 (800) 441-1414 . Please be sure the ask for the Canadian Investor Relations Institute group rate when making your reservation.

Travel Arrangements

CIRI has arranged discounts for those wishing to travel with WestJet, Air Canada, Porter Airlines or VIA Rail. To take advantage of these discounts, you can make your travel arrangements using one of the methods below:


A 10% discount will be applied by contacting WestJet's Convention line at 1-888-493-7853 and quoting the convention code CC6018. Agents are available Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (MST). The 10% discount code is available on the best available regular fare at the time of booking (excluding seat and web fares). Discounted rates are available for travel up to three days prior and three days after the Conference.

Air Canada

A discount will be provided by accessing and entering the promotion code XC4AKWY1 in the search panel. The travel period must be within June 01, 2012 - June 19, 2012.

Porter Airlines
A 20% discount on all available base fares is available by booking online at or through your travel agent using promo code CIRI12. The travel period must be within June 05, 2012 and June 15, 2012.

VIA Rail

A 10% discount of all available fare in all classes of service is available by booking online at When reserving choose 'Other Special Discounts' in the 'Discount Type' section and enter 12337 in the discount code section. The travel period must be within June 07, 2012 and June 13, 2012. Up to 2 additional passengers (friends and family) can receive the discount as long as they are traveling on the same date and train. Economy Special (YS) and Business Supersaver (JX) fares are excluded. 

Ground Transportation

Airport Shuttle

The 747 Express bus features 24-hour service, 7 days a week, 365-days a year and costs only $7. The route features nine downtown stops conveniently located near major hotels and takes approximately 25 – 30 minutes each way, depending on traffic.


A number of taxi services are available in the city. If you are going by taxi from the airport to downtown the trip will cost you a flat rate of $38, tip not included.


The mean temperature in Montreal in June is 17°C, with the average high being 24°C and average low being 11°C. To see what the weather is like in Montreal now, visit The Weather Network.

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