Host City

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Ottawa, host city for the 95th CDA Annual Conference! Ottawa uniquely showcases Canada’s proud heritage at impressive national sites and famous landmarks, including the Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will discover a city steeped in culture, with world-class museums and galleries displaying stunning national collections and special exhibitions from Canada and around the world.

Arrive a few days earlier or stay later to savour Ottawa’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 Ottawa Tourism to find out more and begin planning your trip.


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Use our discounted rates to fly to Ottawa from anywhere in North America or internationally between the dates of Wednesday, June 17, 2020 to Wednesday, July 1, 2020.

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

Use the promotional code K2GF67U1 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 Ottawa between the dates of Sunday, June 21, 2020  and Monday, June 29, 2020. 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 fare available 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: 14090