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FCM Board Meeting: November 19-23, 2018

Ottawa

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING AND ADVOCACY DAYS

November 19-23, 2018 
Fairmont Château Laurier, Ottawa, Ontario 
1 Rideau St, Ottawa, ON K1N 8S7

REGISTER  |  PLAN YOUR TRIP | CANADA BY THE BOOK | SUMMARY OF MEETINGS 


Monday, November 19
8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Governance Review Task Force (Continental Breakfast provided)  
12:15 – 1:45 p.m. Election Readiness Working Group (Lunch provided)  
1 – 4 p.m. Registration 
2 – 4 p.m. Governance Working Group (closed meeting for committee members only)  
2 – 6 p.m. Finance and Audit Committee (closed meeting for committee members only) 
Tuesday, November 20
7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Meeting of PTA Executive Directors (S/I) (Continental Breakfast provided) 
(closed meeting for committee members only) 
7 – 9 a.m. Registration 
8 – 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast 
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Committee of the Whole (S/I) (assigned seating)
9:30 – 10:45 a.m. Advocacy Team Preparation 
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Meetings with Parliamentarians 
12 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch with Political Keynote (S/I) 
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Regional Caucus Meetings

  • Atlantic 
  • British Columbia
  • Quebec
  • Ontario
  • Prairies and Territories 
3 – 6 p.m. Meetings with Parliamentarians 
Wednesday, November 21
7:15 – 8:15 a.m. FCM Programs Governance Representatives Breakfast (closed meeting for committee members only)  
8 – 8:30 a.m. Hot Breakfast 
8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Committee of the Whole #2 (S/I) 
12 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch with Political Keynote (S/I) 
1:30 – 3 p.m. Question Period (Requires advance registration – by Nov. 14)
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. HR Committee (closed meeting for committee members only) 
3 – 6 p.m. Meetings with Parliamentarians 
6 – 8 p.m. Reception with Parliamentarians 
Thursday, November 22
7 – 8:30 a.m. Urban Aboriginal Working Group (Breakfast provided) 
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Meeting of PTA Presidents and Executive Directors (S/I) (Continental Breakfast provided) 
(closed meeting for committee members only)  
9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Meetings with Parliamentarians 
12 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch with Political Keynote (S/I) 
1:30 – 3 p.m. Committee of the Whole #3 (S/I) 
3:30 – 5 p.m. Rural Forum: Parliamentary meetings on site (S/I) 
3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Meetings with Parliamentarians 
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Executive Committee (closed meeting for committee members only) 
Friday, November 23
7:30 – 8 a.m. Hot Breakfast 
8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting (S/I) 
12 p.m. Lunch 
1 – 4 p.m. National Municipal Rail Safety Working Group (S/I)


*S/I
= Simultaneous Interpretation

Plan Your Trip

Register

Please confirm your participation at the FCM Board of Directors Meeting and Advocacy Days, by registering online.

Travel

Air Travel

The Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport is located 16 km from the Fairmont Château Laurier in downtown Ottawa.

The airport provides daily non-stop flights with many airlines. Book your flight using the following links for the airline of your choice:

Rail travel

The Ottawa train station is located about 5 km from the Fairmont Château Laurier in downtown Ottawa. Visit the Via Rail website for train schedules and fares, and to book a ticket.

Transportation from the airport

Taxi

The Ottawa International Airport is located less than 25 minutes by car from the Fairmont Château Laurier. The rate for a taxi between the airport and the hotel is approximately $40.

Public Transportation

You can also take public transit to and from the airport (OC Transpo). From the airport, route 97 departs from pillar 14 outside the level 1 Arrivals area. Route 97 uses low-floor, fully accessible buses that accommodate wheelchairs. Bus fare is payable by cash and costs $3.50 per ride for adults and $2.65 for seniors.

For more information, visit the Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport website.

Hotel Accommodations

Reserve your hotel room by October 26, 2018

A block of rooms has been set aside at the Fairmont Château Laurier in Ottawa, ON, for our Board of Directors, Committee members and observers. The hotel will also serve as the venue for these meetings.

Rate: $232 per night, plus applicable taxes, for a standard Fairmont Room (single or double occupancy).  

Reserve your room: Book online or by phone at 1-800-441-1414.   

When reserving your hotel room by phone, please mention the FCM block to receive the discounted rate.  

Reservation deadline: October 26, 2018
Reservations must be made by the deadline to receive the discounted FCM rate. The hotel cannot guarantee availability after this date.

Internet access

Complimentary internet access will be provided in your hotel room at the Fairmont Château Laurier. Complimentary wireless internet access will be available in meeting rooms during the FCM Board of Directors meetings.

Dress code

The dress code for FCM's Board of Directors meetings is "business casual."




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