INFORMATION

Regina is a beautiful oasis on the prairies with over 350,000 hand-planted trees. The capital city of Saskatchewan is home of the Provincial Legislative Building, which looks out onto Wascana Lake, a human-made lake full of wildlife throughout the year. Wascana Park is home to many festivals in the summertime, and is a popular destination for runners and water sport enthusiasts. Popular tourist destinations include:

  • Wascana Centre, a 9.3 square kilometre park around Wascana Lake bringing together lands containing government, recreational, cultural, educational, and environmental buildings and facilities;
  • the Royal Saskatchewan Museum (a museum of natural history);
  • the Saskatchewan Science Centre, housed in the 1914 Powerhouse building on east Wascana Lake;
  • the Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery;
  • the Royal Canadian Mounted Police national training centre and the RCMP Heritage Centre;
  • Government House, the historical home of the Lieutenant-Governor of Saskatchewan, where regular tours are led by guides in "period" costume;
  • Casino Regina, in the old CN Union Station.


VENUE: RADISSON PLAZA HOTEL SASKATCHEWAN

Located near top attractions in Saskatchewan's capital city, just 10 minutes from Regina International Airport (YQR), and overlooking gorgeous Victoria Park, this hotel features a turn-of-the-century building, and historic elegance and service. Since 1927, this has been Regina's preferred hotel for accommodations, events, and amenities. Known for exquisite service, attention to detail, and stunning views of downtown Regina, the Radisson Plaza Hotel Saskatchewan provides ambiance and an unforgettable experience.

The services offered at the Radisson Plaza Hotel Saskatchewan in Regina reflect charm in a way only a historical hotel can. Guests enjoy first-rate hotel services that exceed expectations. Business travelers can make use of the hotel's complimentary wireless Internet access and Business Centre.

The Conference Organizing Committee has reserved a block of rooms at the Radisson Plaza Hotel Saskatchewan where the 5th National Pro Bono Conference will take place. There is a limited number of rooms available.

Please book your hotel room immediately by calling 306-337-4309. Indicate you are with the 'Pro Bono' group to receive the room rate.

The rate for our group is $179 per night for a 1 Queen Standard Room (available Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday nights). Reservations must be received by August 22, 2014, otherwise rooms and rates will be based upon availability. Guestroom cancellations must be made directly with our reservations department by 4:00 p.m. on arrival date, or charges will apply.

An additional block of rooms has been reserved at the Ramada Plaza Regina, located a few blocks away from the conference venue. To book a room contact 306-569-1666 or 800-345-2995 and quote booking code: CGPROB to receive the group rate. A group rate of $139/night for a Single Queen and $144/night for a Double Queen is in effect until September 5, 2014.

For other hotel options, please see www.StayinRegina.com.

TRAVEL

Special discounts are available with West Jet and Air Canada for conference registrants' transportation.

WESTJET

  • To book reservations contact the WestJet Groups department at 1-888-493-7853. Please be advised that the discount code is not available for use on WestJet.com at this time.
  • WestJet Groups agents are available to assist delegates from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (MST), Monday to Friday.
  • Please quote discount code CC8199 at the time of booking.
  • The discounted rates are available for travel up to seven days prior to and seven days after your event. For travel outside of these dates, WestJet will offer the best available fare at the time of booking.
  • Meeting/convention discount codes are not applicable to group travel, but if delegates are travelling as a party of 10 or more on the same flights, WestJet's agents would be happy to provide group fare information.

AIR CANADA
  • To book a flight with the promotion code, access Aircanada.com and enter your promotion code in the search panel.
  • Promotion Code: JTH7QEW1
  • The travel period begins Wednesday, September 17, 2014 and ends Friday, October 3, 2014.
  • No discount will apply to Tango and Executive Class lowest bookings for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S.


RESTAURANTS IN DOWNTOWN REGINA

The Radisson Plaza Hotel Saskatchewan is located in Regina's downtown, close to several great local restaurants, pubs, wine bars, and cafes. Here are a few suggestions:


For more information on Regina and its attractions, please visit: Tourism Regina