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Organizers have arranged for preferred rates for delegates of the CBS Conference at the following locations....

Dalhousie University

To make a reservation to stay on campus, please call (902) 494-8840 or Dal's toll free number (888) 271-9222 to make a reservation. All conference delegates should reference the promo code: CBSC18 to book accommodations in the conference block.

PLEASE NOTE: Online reservations can no longer be made!

STUDENTS: Any student must present a valid student ID upon arrival in order to receive the discounted student rate. The CBS Student Representatives encourage student attendees to book rooms in Howe Hall in order to facilitate networking and community building.

To help you find your way around campus, please click here to view a map of campus -

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Treat yourself with a stay in our downtown Halifax hotel

Embrace the bright side of travel at Delta Hotel Halifax. Centrally located in downtown Halifax, our hotel features mesmerizing views of the harbour and offers convenient access to the city's top attractions. Create memories visiting Citadel National Historic Site, the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and Scotiabank Center, all within a short drive of us. During your time at our four-star hotel, you'll enjoy spacious rooms appointed with complimentary Wi-Fi, plush bedding and ergonomic workspaces. Many of our accommodations also offer harbour views. If your visit is work related, we offer 17 versatile event rooms to suit your business needs. During downtime, utilize our modern fitness center and indoor heated pool, or enjoy a relaxing massage at our on-site spa. When it's time to sip and savor, make a reservation at the award-winning Harbour City Bar and Grill and enjoy a tantalizing menu prepared with locally sourced ingredients. Reserve a successful and memorable stay at Delta Hotels Halifax.

CBS Delegates can reserve a room for just $169.00 CAD per night, between the dates of May 22 and 26th, 2018.

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Room block and rates expire April 24, 2018.

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Keep your travel life efficient at our Halifax hotel

A seamless travel experience awaits behind the doors of Delta Hotels Barrington. Situated in downtown's Historic Properties area, our hotel conveniently allows you to walk to Halifax's top attractions via the city's pedway system. Hit the jackpot at Casino Nova Scotia, catch popular tours and sporting events at Scotiabank Centre and discover Halifax Citadel National Historic Site. Following a busy day of sightseeing or conducting business, dine with friends or colleagues at Tempo Food + Drink, our all-day restaurant serving savory Canadian cuisine and signature cocktails. Step into relaxation in our comfortable rooms featuring plush beds and complimentary Wi-Fi. If business brings you to town, our hotel provides versatile event spaces to host successful meetings or conferences. In your spare time, keep your exercise routine fully intact at our fitness center, then cool down with a dip in our heated, indoor pool. Treat yourself to the utmost in style, comfort and convenience at Delta Hotels Barrington.

CBS Delegates can reserve a room for just $186.00 CAD per night, between the dates of May 22 and 26th, 2018.

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Room block and rates expire April 23, 2018.

Lord Nelson Hotel and Suites

Originally built in October 1928, the Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites is a beloved Maritime landmark overlooking the 16-acre downtown oasis famously known as the Halifax Public Gardens. The historic elegance and charm has recently been enhanced with a multi-million-dollar lift resulting in a unique blend of heritage meets modern. Enjoy a selection of stylishly-designed rooms and suites that offer a wide range of amenities and services including extended stay options.

Magnificent event space and service excellence has made the Lord Nelson the city’s most sought-after venue for conferences, weddings and social events.

Experience historic charm artfully enhanced with urbanely elegant touches designed to provide seamless service and a welcoming and comfortable travel experience.

CBS Delegates can reserve a room for just $169.00 CAD per night, between the dates of May 23 and 25th, 2018.

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Room block and rates expire April 8, 2018.

Ground Transportation

From Airport to Halifax

Water transportation

General transportation




What to Do While Visiting Halifax

For a comprehensive list of what to do in one Canada's most beautiful and engaging cities - please click here. Many good times await!!

Accessibility for the 2018 CBS Conference

Physical Access: The Marion McCain Arts and Science Building at Dalhousie where conference sessions are hosted is accessible for participants with mobility impairments.Access to washrooms and breakout rooms does involve use of an elevator.  For accessibility of other buildings on the Dalhousie campus please see:

Information availability: The program will be printed and also available online.  Please let us know if you need alternate formats.

Wi-Fi: Participants will have access to Dalhousie’s wireless network using an individual access code, available upon registration.

Scents and smoke: Dalhousie University has a scent-free program ( and a smoke-free policy (  We expect participants to respect these while attending the CBS conference.

Prayer space: Quiet rooms are available on Dalhousie campus; see

Childcare: Please contact the planning committee if you require assistance in finding childcare in Halifax.

Dietary restrictions:  Please indicate your dietary restrictions on the registration form and food will be labeled for you.

Simultaneous translation: All plenary talks will be available in both English and French.

Other accessibility needs: Please contact the planning committee through Marika ( if your needs will not be met by the accessibility features outlined above.