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Baby carrier, nagane, made by Georges Niquay, Wemotaci, 1973, ethnographic collection, UdeM

Travel and transport

General information: Montreal celebrates this year its 375th birthday. You will find information about current events at

Airport: Montreal-Trudeau International Airport

Several options are available for you to come downtown:

  • Taxi (approx. $40)
  • Uber (Gate 6, arrivals): to order with the appropriatee application (approx. $30)
  • Shuttlebus towards Berri terminal (approx. $10)

Subway and bus:

  • For the Saturday evening banquet at UQAM, the subway (Metro) station is Berri-UQAM.
  • For the conference at the University of Montreal, in Jean-Brillant building (Jean-Brillant street), the closest subway stations are “Université de Montréal” or “Côte-des-Neiges”. The 51 bus also passes next to the Jean-Brillant building.


We have blocked rooms with special prices in several hotels. When you book, specify “49th Algonquian Conference”. Do not delay, Montreal is in a party mode and places are quickly occupied!

(Note that taxes are not included and prices are in Canadian Dollars).

To book at Chateau Versailles or at Meridien Versailles, send an email to or call 1 888 933 8111. Mention “49th Algonquian Conference” or the code CAJ29B (for Château Versailles) or CAJ29S (for Meridien Versailles).

You must add 19% of tax to all prices.