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Practical Information

Maamwizing Indigenous Conference

Booking Your Accommodation

A block of rooms is available for the conference at a special rate at the hotels below. A shuttle bus to the Laurentian University campus will be available from these hotels only, at the beginning and the end of each day (drop off and pick up at the Fraser building).

Travelling to Sudbury, Ontario

Sudbury is located in Ontario, 344 km north of Toronto, 431 km west of Ottawa, 219 km south of Timmins and 654 km east of Thunder Bay. Click here to locate Sudbury on Google Maps.

  • For Air Canada flights, click here.
  • For Porter Airlines, click here.
  • For Bearskin Airlines, click here.

The Sudbury airport is located 20 km northeast of the city centre in Garson. Call: (705) 693-2514; or click here for their website.

  • Taxi: Sudbury Cab (705) 626-7968 (approx. $66 from the airport to Laurentian University)
  • Shuttle: Sudbury Cab (705) 626-7968 (approx. $51 from the airport to Laurentian University)
  • Rental Cars: Avis (705) 693-4022;, Enterprise (705) 693-9993;, or National (705) 693-5833;
  • Greyhound/Ontario Northland offers bus service to Sudbury from Toronto, Ottawa and Hearst. The Ontario Northland terminal is located at 1663 Kingsway. Click here for bus schedules.
  • ViaRail: the Sudbury Junction station is located 10 km from the city centre at 2750 Lasalle Boulevard East. Contact ViaRail for more information. Call: 1-888-842-7245; or click here to plan your trip.

Carole Perreault

Office of the Associate Vice-President, Academic and Indigenous Programs, Laurentian University