The 29th Annual Rural and Remote Medicine Course

  • 21-Apr-2022
  • 23-Apr-2022
  • Ottawa, ON

SAVE THE DATE - April 21-23, 2022

The 29th Annual Rural and Remote Medicine Course

Plan to join us in person in Ottawa, Ontario

Event details are being added below as they become available. Registration in be open in the fall.

Now Accepting Abstracts

The Rural & Remote 2022 Planning Committee is currently accepting abstracts for presentations. Do you have an exciting presentation that would be a great addition to our program? All of the details are available online. REGISTER YOUR ABSTRACT ONLINE HERE


The SRPC has arranged discounted hotel room rates at your choice of THREE locations. Please note the cut-off dates. If you need to reserve a room after, you'll need to call the hotel directly, and the group rate will not be guaranteed.

  • Fairmont Château Laurier 

(Reserve by Sunday, March 20th, 2022)
Check-in as early as April 16th and check-out as late as April 28th.
(4 min walk to Shaw Centre) Room rates start at $235

1 Rideau Street
Ottawa ON K1N 8S7
Online Booking Here

Book by phone at 1-800-441-1414 (Booking code srpc0422)
*Parking $50.00 CAN/day for valet or $40 for outdoor self-parking with unlimited in/out access. 

  • Novotel Ottawa City Centre

(Reserve by Monday, March 21st, 2022)
Check-in as early as April 20th and check-out as late as April 24th. 
(6 min walk to Shaw Centre) Room rates start at $189

33 Nicholas Street
Ottawa ON K1N 9M7
Online Booking to come

Book by phone at 1-855-677-3033 (Booking code 1020952)
Parking in public lot $28/day - See Hotel front desk for pass for
unlimited in/out access.

  • Les Suites Hotel 

(Reserve by Friday, March 4th, 2022)
Check-in as early as April 15th and check-out as late as April 27th.
(8 min walk to Shaw Centre) 

Premiere One Bedroom Suites: $189.00/night (single/double)
Premiere Two Bedroom Suites: $299.00/night (1-4 persons) 

130 rue Besserer Street,
Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 9M9
Online Booking here
 (Booking code 235932) 

Book by phone at 613-232-2000 or Toll-free: 1-800-267-1989
*Parking $28.00 CAN/day with unlimited in/out access.


Air Canada:  Book online and use discount code C3UQKUQ1

  • The booking is to be made to the following city: Ottawa, YOW (ON)
  • The travel period begins Thursday, April 14, 2022 and ends Saturday, April 30, 2022.
  • Travel is valid Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
  • No discount will apply to Standard bookings for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S. For International travel (destinations outside North America), discounts apply to all fares including Standard. 

WestJet: Book online and use discount codeD28AF75

  • The booking is to be made to the following city: YOW – Ottawa, ON
  • The travel period begins: April 14-30, 2022
  • No discount will apply to Basic or Business class bookings. 

Offer:  5% off Econo* and 10% off EconoFlex and Premium fares for travel within Canada and 2% off Econo*, 5% off EconoFlex and 10% off Premium base fares for guests traveling Trans-border into and out of Ottawa.

Porter Air:

Book online and use discount code. (TBD)

Offer detail to come...


Book online Participants must reference the event’s VIA convention discount code: 14180.

VALID:    April 18th 2022 to April 27th 2022
From all stations throughout the VIA system to Ottawa, Ontario and return.

  • Fare applies to a maximum of two passengers per booking.
  • One complimentary stopover is allowed at no additional charge.
  • For travel on all fare plans in Business class, the first stopover is allowed at no additional charge, provided that this stopover takes place in Toronto, Montreal or Ottawa only.

DISCOUNT:  10% off the best available fare in Economy, Economy Plus, Business, Business Plus, Sleeper class. "Subject to the conditions and restrictions of the fare plan to which the additional discount is being applied." Discount does not apply in any Escape fares and Prestige Class.

Transportation Options:

From Ottawa International Airport (YOW) you have a few options to get down town.  Details here

Bus : $3.65  will be a 25 minute ride + 7-10 min walk

Private transportation/Taxi : approx $30.00

OC Transpo’s info (Bus, O-Trian, LTR) - passes and rates: Get around the city with 1-7 day ride pass. Details here.  Let the family explore the city and  plan day trips or tour Ottawa pre or post-conference

Ottawa Tourism:

Making R&R a family trip or a couples getaway? Start planning now. Show your conference badge to any of the participating businesses and receive VIP offers designed exclusively for attendees and their companions.  Discover Ottawa and surrounding areas Look over the Ottawa Attraction Guide and the Ottawa Restaurant Guide.

Did you know that Ottawa's Shaw Centre was named world’s best convention centre? This award is in recognition of the highest rating on client surveys received by a convention centre. Consider Shaw Centre for your next event! Read the Press Release.

Alternative resources:

Follow Ottawa Tourism on social media (Twitter; Facebook; Instagram) to see more of Ottawa and to plan your next visit! 

Want to be informed about SRPC events and news?   
Subscribe today
  Join the SRPC today


©Copyright 2017 -  Society of Rural Physicians of Canada - All Rights Reserved.

P. O. Box 893 • 383 Route 148, Shawville, QC J0X 2Y0 • Phone 819-647-7054 • Toll Free: 1-877-276-1949 • Fax: (819) 647-2485

See a problem on our site? Contact us here: mail to :