Dear Colleagues,

CIRPA 2017 will be held at the Chelsea Hotel, a world-class hotel in the heart of downtown Toronto near Yonge & Dundas Square. This convenient downtown location offers many great entertainment activities, some of Toronto’s best local historic attractions, and sightseeing hotspots all within walking distance.  Experience the excitement and diversity that has made Toronto Canada’s most-visited destination. Must see attractions are only a short walk or TTC ride away, including the St. Lawrence market, Distillery District, Royal Ontario Museum, Art Gallery of Ontario, Hockey Hall of Fame, The CN Tower, Castle Loma, Harbourfront Centre, City Hall, Queen’s Park, University of Toronto grounds. Catch a baseball game at the Rogers Centre or a basketball/hockey game at the ACC. Explore the many parks around the city such as High Park and HTO park to name a few.

This year marks 150 years for Canada and the City of Toronto has events happening throughout the year; check out the Canada 150 web pages for a list of events. Events taking place in October are 'Our Journey: An Art Map of Canadian Identity' at the Spadina Museum; the Gibson House Preserves and Innovation Circa 1867 which features artifacts, reproductions and images highlighting new and emerging technologies.

Check back often as we will be adding more information on the Toronto 2017 Conference.

A great way to share your ideas and get the conversation rolling is through the CIRPA LinkedIn group. If you have not yet joined, please consider doing so.

We look forward to seeing you in Toronto!

Henry Decock
Seneca College, 2017 CIRPA Conference Chair