Host City

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Toronto, host city for the 98th CDA Annual Conference!

Nothing beats the vibrancy of Toronto. As the country’s largest city, Toronto is a place where international ideas intersect with Canadian culture. Toronto offers modern Canadian diversity and inclusiveness with big-ticket events, top attractions, restaurants, music, architecture, and more. Get inspired by Toronto’s mix of contemporary trends and culture, blended with innovation and creativity.

Arrive a few days earlier or stay later to savour Toronto’s acclaimed culinary offerings, shop at unique boutiques and shopping districts, and enjoy a lively local music and art scene and other cultural attractions.

Visit Destination Toronto  find out more and begin planning your trip.


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Use our discounted rates to fly to Toronto from anywhere in North America or internationally between the dates of Wednesday, June 7, 2023 to Saturday, June 24, 2023.

North America: 5% off standard fares and 10% off Flex fares and higher.
International: 10% off standard fares and higher.

Use the promotional code J6NQ6WX1 when you book your flight online at and the discounts will be automatically applied.

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Enjoy a 10% discount when you book your return travel to Toronto between the dates of Sunday, June 11, 2023 and Monday, June 19, 2023. This fare applies to a maximum of two passengers per booking and includes one complimentary stopover at no additional charge. The discount will be applied to the best available fare in Economy, Economy Plus, Business, Business Plus, Sleeper class “subject to the conditions and restrictions of the fare plan to which the additional discount is being applied.”

Exceptions: this discount does not apply to Escape fares and Prestige Class. For travel on all fare plans in Business class, the first stopover is allowed at no additional charge, provided that this stopover takes place in Toronto, Montréal or Ottawa only.

Make sure to reference the CDA Annual Conference discount code in your booking: 14361

Getting to and from the Airport

Taxi transfer from the Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) to the Westin Harbour Castle, the host hotel and meeting venue for the 98th CDA Annual Conference, is approximately 30 minutes.

Other transit options include the Union Pearson (UP) Express, an express train from Pearson Airport to Union Station downtown. Union Station is a 10-minute walk or short taxi ride to the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, 1 Harbour Square, Toronto M5J 1A6.