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Welcome to Winnipeg

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Treaty Acknowledgement: The UWinnipeg campus is located in Treaty 1 territory, and the land on which we will gather is the traditional territory of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene Peoples, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.

Dine Arounds

As part of the long-time WILU tradition, we have arranged five dine-around options for you to meet up with fellow delegates and get a taste of local Winnipeg cuisine. All are scheduled May 23rd at 6:00 PM.

Walking Tours

We’ve arranged several historic walking tours of the Winnipeg area for conference delegates; two tours featuring the Winnipeg General Strike, and one of the Université de Saint-Boniface. Space is limited, and all tours will run during the afternoon of Friday, May 24

Other Local Stuff

Discover why the Winnipeg and more generally, the prairie province, made the Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel list for 2019:

Canadian Museum for Human Rights
The Forks
Splash Dash Guided River Tour
Assiniboine Park Zoo
Manitoba Museum
Winnipeg Art Gallery
Inuit Art Centre
Manitoba Legislative Building
Exchange District
St. Boniface (French Quarter)
Fort Whyte Alive
Thermëa by Nordik Spa-Nature
Royal Canadian Mint

Events in May

View a detailed listing of events.


For a complete breakdown of room accessibility details, see the WILU 2019 Accessibility & Inclusion Guide.

Group rates of $139 for rooms with one bed, and $159 for two beds. Two accessible rooms are also available. Reservations can be made with three options:

Option 1: Book a Room at the Alt Hotel direct.

Option 2: Book through the Alt Hotel website using the event code WILU2019 

Option 3: Call 1-431-800-4279 and mention the event code WILU2019 – 5393794

Standard group rates are $169.  Call Marriott Reservations directly at 1 (844) 294-7309 on or before April 23, 2019. Guests should identify themselves as part of the University of Winnipeg group staying at the Delta Hotels Winnipeg between May 21 and May 24, 2019.

Special rates are available for the following room types: Single King for $119, Double Queen for $129, or Executive Suite for $159. Book a room at the Holiday Inn or call (204)-786-7011.

Located right in the heart of downtown Winnipeg, the Downtown Hostel is run by The University of Winnipeg within the McFeetors Hall student residence.

A limited number of rooms have been made available on campus for $103Book a room at the UWinnipeg Hostel.

Additional Options

The following venues offer additional room types and accessibility options, but do not offer special rates and may require extra travel: 

Best Western Airport Hotel

Holiday Inn Winnipeg Airport West

AirBnB Accessible Listing Search

WILU 2019 Accessibility & Inclusion Guide