three women biking along the Rideau Canal, Ottawa ON
Rideau Canal | Photo Credit: Ottawa Tourism

Ottawa, Ontario is Canada’s Capital and is home to more than one million people, making it the 4th largest city in Canada.

Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport offers flights to most major cities in Canada and the Eastern U.S. with over 125 non-stop flights to more than 30 destinations via Air Canada, Westjet and Porter.

Air Canada

Air Canada is pleased to be the Official Canadian Airline, offering discounts to attendees traveling to Ottawa, Ontario for the 2020 Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Conference. Flight bookings are eligible for the discount provided it has been purchased on, and provided the discount code has been applied at the time of purchase.

Promotion Code: EQRUDMW1

Applicable Rules:

  • The booking is to be made to the following city: Ottawa, Ontario YOW
  • The travel period begins June 2, 2020 and ends June 16, 2020.
  • Travel is valid Monday to Sunday.
  • No discount will apply to Tango bookings for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S.


Westjet is happy to offer STLHE Conference attendees 5% off Econo, 10% off EconoFlex, and 10% off Premium fares for travel within Canada. To take advantage of this offer, use the discount code listed below before purchase. Please visit conventions to make a booking online.

Coupon Code: H70QK4A

*The travel period begins June 2, 2020 and ends June 16, 2020.


Porter Airlines is proud to offer a 10% discount on available base fares (except for the lowest class fare during a public seat sale) for travel to and from the conference.

Travellers can use the discounted code when booking flights to the conference from anywhere in Canada or the U.S. from June 8th to June 12th, 2020 and flights from Ottawa to anywhere in Canada or the U.S. from June 9th to June 14th, 2020. Please book online at

Promo Code: STLHE

VIA Rail

VIA Rail offers numerous daily departures to Ottawa from all major cities in Southern Ontario and southern Quebec.

Conference attendees booking travel with VIA Rail in Business class will receive 10% off the best available fare. Discount does not apply in any Escape fares and Prestige class.

Discount Code: 14088

*Attendees must use VIA Rail’s convention discount code before purchase.

Taxi Service

Taxis are available on Level 1 Arrivals outside the centre door.


OC Transpo is available to and from Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport. Transit fares can be purchased from the ticket machine located on Level 1.