Visitor and Travel Information

Attendees are responsible for scheduling their travel to and from Crossroads. Please note that Crossroads is not responsible for any losses or damages experienced as a result of delegate travel to and/or from the event. 

Please see the Venues page for the location of conference venues.

Hotel Accommodations

Lord Nelson Hotel Conference Rate

The Lord Nelson Hotel (1515 South Park St, Halifax) is offering a preferred rate to travelling attendees for classic guest rooms. The Lord Nelson is within a 10 minute walking distance to Crossroads venues. Classic rooms can be booked by attendees for $199.00 (CAD) per night, plus applicable taxes and fees. These rooms have a capacity of 4 guests.

Please note, the preferred rate is subject to room availability. The Lord Nelson offers some accessible rooms; however, we cannot guarantee their availability.

Guests can reserve a room at this rate by contacting the Lord Nelson Hotel reservations department:

  • By Phone: 902-423-5130 or 1-800-565-2020 (please call between 8am-7pm Mon-Fri and 9am-5pm on weekends)
  • By Email:

Guests will need to provide:

  • The dates they are booking
  • The name of the group they are booking with (Dalhousie University – Healthy Populations Institute) or the reservation number (#166779)

Airline Discounts

Air Canada

Thank you for choosing Air Canada as the preferred airline for your event, Crossroads Interdisciplinary Health Research Conference, which will be held Friday, March 10, 2023 to Sunday, March 12, 2023.

This a promotion code for the convention product. To book a flight with your promotion code, access and enter your promotion code in the Promotion Code Box.

To qualify for the Meeting and Conventions special fares a minimum of 10 delegates is required travelling from various origins to the same destination within Air Canada’s extensive North American and international network. customers will benefit from an instant online registration and enjoy a discount on eligible fares.

Your promotion code: CBN88Z61 (can only be used on

  • The booking is to be made to the following city: Halifax, YHZ (NS)
  • The travel period begins Friday, March 03, 2023 and ends Sunday, March 19, 2023.
  • Travel is valid Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
  • For North America 5% applies on standard fares, 10% on flex fares & higher. For International Travel 10% on standard fares & higher.
  • However, all bookings made using the promotion code will count toward the minimum 10 passenger requirement for Meetings and Conventions events.

Airport Transportation

Regional Express 320 Airport/Fall River

The limited-stop, commuter-based Regional Express service links the Halifax Stanfield International Airport to Halifax’s downtown core.

This service features 40-foot buses, accommodating 36 seated passengers, with allowance for standing passengers. Each Regional Express 320 bus features limited capacity luggage racks, air conditioning, and a front-mounted bike rack, which carry two bikes.

Passenger baggage is allowed on the Regional Express 320.

Cash Fares:

  • Adults/Students: $4.25
  • Children/ Seniors: $3.00

Note: Exact cash fare is required.

Click here for more information on airport busses and shuttles.

Accessible Airport Transportation

Please click here for information on accessible airport transportation.

Airport Taxi and Limo Services