Toronto, Canada

Getting to Toronto

Fly

Toronto has two airports: Toronto Pearson International Airport and Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport. Take the UP Express train from Pearson to reach downtown in 25 minutes.

Ride

Toronto is served by VIA Rail for train connections to Canada and the USA. Trains generally stop at Toronto Union Station which is a short subway trip from the conference and the suggested hotels.

Drive

Toronto is about 2 hours from the American border near Niagara Falls and 4 hours from Detroit. Driving and parking in downtown Toronto can be challenging due to traffic and high parking prices. Check with your housing or accomodation to confirm parking places.

Limited parking is available near Victoria University for a daily fee.

Public Transit

Toronto has two transit operators: the TTC for subways, busses, and streetcars within city limits, and Go Transit for regional busses and trains. Both services accept cash and reloadable Presto Cards. Victoria University is very close to the Musuem TTC subway stop.


Venue

Victoria University

Victoria University in the University of Toronto was founded in 1836 and is one of the oldest universities in Canada. It is located in downtown Toronto within easy walking distance of the Museum TTC subway station.

Victoria University
73 Queen Park's Crescent #106
Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1K7
Canada

Suggested Hotels

Victoria University is located in downtown Toronto and there are many hotels, hostels, and B&Bs available in the vicinity. BCC2020 has negotiated special rates with some, listed below. All prices are in Canadian dollars.

University of Toronto Student Housing
  • Rate: Single rooms $90.00 per night plus tax (13% HST); Double rooms C$130.00 per night plus tax (13% HST)
  • Book: During BCC2020 Registration
  • Note: For shared double rooms, one person will pay for the whole room.
  • Book your room by April 15 2020
Chelsea hotel
  • Distance to Victoria University: 1.5 km walking

Walking between Chelsea hotel and Isabel Bader theatre

Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
  • Distance to Victoria University: 2.1 km walking

Walking between Sheraton hotel and Isabel Bader theatre

Courtyard Toronto Downtown
  • Distance to Victoria University: 1.3 km walking

Walking between Courtyard hotel and Isabel Bader theatre