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Manitoba

Lords of the North: Ecology of Hudson Bay's Polar Bears

Learn about the ecosystems of Hudson Bay from a polar bear expert, enjoying lectures and seeing unique Arctic species in their natural habitat.
Rating (5)
Program No. 6290RJ
Length
9 days
Starts at
5,099
Manitoba

Lords of the North: Ecology of Hudson Bay's Polar Bears

Learn about the ecosystems of Hudson Bay from a polar bear expert, enjoying lectures and seeing unique Arctic species in their natural habitat.
Length
9 days
Starts at
5,099
Length
9 days
Rating (5)
Starts at
5,099
Program No. 6290RJ

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Prices displayed below are based on per person,doubleoccupancy.
DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Oct 10 - Oct 18, 2022
Starting at
5,099
Itinerary Note

Please note that a single room option is only available for the Winnipeg portion of this program. The remaining 5 nights in Churchill do not offer a single room.

Oct 16 - Oct 24, 2022
Starting at
5,099
Itinerary Note

Please note that a single room option is only available for the Winnipeg portion of this program. The remaining 5 nights in Churchill do not offer a single room.

Oct 22 - Oct 30, 2022
Starting at
5,099
Itinerary Note

Please note that a single room option is only available for the Winnipeg portion of this program. The remaining 5 nights in Churchill do not offer a single room.

Oct 8 - Oct 16, 2023
Starting at
5,749
Oct 14 - Oct 22, 2023
Starting at
5,749
Oct 20 - Oct 28, 2023
Starting at
5,749
Oct 26 - Nov 3, 2023
Starting at
5,749
DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Oct 10 - Oct 18, 2022
Starting at
5,269
Itinerary Note

Please note that a single room option is only available for the Winnipeg portion of this program. The remaining 5 nights in Churchill do not offer a single room.

Oct 16 - Oct 24, 2022
Starting at
5,269
Itinerary Note

Please note that a single room option is only available for the Winnipeg portion of this program. The remaining 5 nights in Churchill do not offer a single room.

Oct 22 - Oct 30, 2022
Starting at
5,269
Itinerary Note

Please note that a single room option is only available for the Winnipeg portion of this program. The remaining 5 nights in Churchill do not offer a single room.

Oct 8 - Oct 16, 2023
Starting at
6,019
Oct 14 - Oct 22, 2023
Starting at
6,019
Oct 20 - Oct 28, 2023
Starting at
6,019
Oct 26 - Nov 3, 2023
Starting at
6,019

At a Glance

As autumn fades, the polar bears of Hudson Bay gather to await the sea ice that signals winter’s return. Alongside a leading authority on this precious population, journey onto the tundra aboard specially fitted vehicles to observe these majestic creatures in their natural habitat. Lectures, field trips and museum visits will help you understand not only the life of the polar bear, but also the challenges of global climate change, local conservation issues and the future of the arctic ecosystem.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles on frozen terrain.

Best of all, you’ll…

  • Take part in a dog sled adventure and observe caribou, Arctic fox, snowy owl and other Arctic species.
  • Examine research and conservation efforts conducted by the new International Polar Bear Conservation Centre.
  • Go behind the scenes at the Manitoba Museum to view pieces from the Inuit collection and discover the history of the Hudson’s Bay Company.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available. This program stays in unique accommodations. Be sure to review the Lodging description for the Churchill Northern Studies Centre. If you enroll in a Single room, it is only available for the two hotels in Winnipeg but not in Churchill.
Featured Expert
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Nick Lunn
Dr. Nick Lunn is an expert on polar bears and their role within arctic marine ecosystems. A research scientist with the Wildlife Research Division of the Science and Technology Branch of Environment Canada, Nick is chair of the Canadian Polar Bear Technical Committee and a member of the IUCN/SSC Polar Bear Specialist Group. He is actively involved in studies on the population ecology of these animals in the Hudson Bay region in relation to climatic change.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Dr. Nick Lunn is an expert on polar bears and their role within arctic marine ecosystems. A research scientist with the Wildlife Research Division of the Science and Technology Branch of Environment Canada, Nick is chair of the Canadian Polar Bear Technical Committee and a member of the IUCN/SSC Polar Bear Specialist Group. He is actively involved in studies on the population ecology of these animals in the Hudson Bay region in relation to climatic change.
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Dr. Martyn Obbard is a research scientist for the Canadian government and a professor of environmental and life sciences at Trent University. He has spent much of his career studying the effect of sea ice distribution and duration and its effect on polar bears. His current project includes researching polar bear populations including the Southern Hudson Bay, one of the most southerly polar bear populations in the world. Dr. Obbard remains active with the International Union for Conservation of Nature polar bear specialist group.
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David Hems View biography
David Hems has had a career centered on the management of cultural heritage sites with a strong focus on interpretation and presentation. After earning a degree in anthropology, he spent nine years working for the Manitoba Historic Resources Branch and 20 years with Parks Canada as an archaeologist and a heritage resource adviser throughout Western and Northern Canada. David was able to follow his passions travel and the sport of ice hockey. He played semi-professional hockey in Germany and another coaching in Northern Italy!
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Visit the Road Scholar Bookshop
You can find many of the books we recommend at the Road Scholar store on bookshop.org, a website that supports local bookstores.
Polar Bears
by Nikita Ovsyaniko
Polar Bears by Nikita Ovsyaniko, published by Raincoast. It is a very good coffee table book about the polar bears of Wrangel Island, in the eastern Russian Arctic.
Turmoil and Triumph
by Ian Bickle
Turmoil and Triumph. Ian Bickle. Published by Temeron Press. The story of the Hudson Bay Railroad. ISBN: 1-55059-107X. This is a great read, especially if you are headed back on the train. It gives an explanation for all of the intriguing sign-posts you see along the way.
Polar Bears
by Ian Stirling
Polar Bears - by Ian Stirling, with photographs by Dan Guravich, published by Fitzhenry and Whiteside, is one of the definitive books on Polar bears by a well known bear biologist. ISBN 1-55041-466-6 (200+ pages).
White Bear of the North: WAPUSK
by Rebecca L. Grambo
White Bear of the North: WAPUSK. Photographs by Dennis Fast, text by Rebecca L. Grambo, published by Heartland Press. A lovely coffee table book with lots of beautiful photographs and text to compliment captures the life cycle of Canada’s best known polar bear population. Heartlands Associates Inc. ISBN: 1-896150-32-2
Reaching North: A Celebration of the Subarctic
by Jamie Bastedo
Reaching North: A Celebration of the Subarctic, by Jamie Bastedo, published by Red Deer College Press ISBN: 0-88995-170-5. Great stories by Yellowknife naturalist Jamie Bastedo that impart good environmental understanding of the North.
Encounters on Hudson Bay, Churchill Region
by Lorraine E. Brandson and Bonnie Chartier
Encounters on Hudson Bay, Churchill Region compiled by Lorraine E. Brandson and Bonnie Chartier, published by the Diocese of Churchill Hudson Bay. General Information on the climate, flora and fauna with interesting anecdotes about the flora and fauna from Aboriginal legends, and early explorers to present day researchers. Available for purchase in most stores in Churchill, but may be hard to find elsewhere.
Ancient People of the Arctic
by Robert McGhee
Ancient People of the Arctic by Robert McGhee ISBN: 0-7748-0854-3, published by UBC. “Makes the story of continent-wide migrations, adaptations to harsh environments, and dramatic climate change comes alive…appeal (s) to anyone with an interest in the North and its history.” John Wilson, Quill and Quire.
The World of the Polar Bear
by Norbert Rosing
The World of the Polar Bear by Norbert Rosing. “An informative and entertaining text complements Rosing’s beautiful photographic work, transporting the reader…” Firefly Books ISBN: 1-55209-068-X.
Meals
21 Meals
8 Breakfasts
6 Lunches
7 Dinners
The following choices may be available when requested in advance: Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Low Salt
Lodging
Lodgings may differ by date. Select a date to see the lodgings specific to that date.
Display
Oct 22, 2022 - Oct 30, 2022
  • Oct 10, 2022 - Oct 18, 2022
  • Oct 16, 2022 - Oct 24, 2022
  • Oct 22, 2022 - Oct 30, 2022
  • Oct 08, 2023 - Oct 16, 2023
  • Oct 14, 2023 - Oct 22, 2023
  • Oct 20, 2023 - Oct 28, 2023
  • Oct 26, 2023 - Nov 03, 2023
2 nights
Winnipeg
One of the city's most recognizable structures and a national historic site, The Fort Garry has defined the Winnipeg skyline for over 100 years. The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway decided to build The Fort Garry when it completed the link between its east and west lines. Since 1913, this former Grand Trunk Pacific Railway hotel has stood as a symbol of Winnipeg's importance as a North American transportation hub and of the prairie city's affinity for old world elegance. Hotel amenities include valet parking, 24-hour room service, concierge service, bell service, a business centre, complimentary laptops for Internet access at the front desk, a fully equipped fitness center with indoor pool, whirlpool, jogging track, and steam room, Ten Spa, and Yoga Classes. The Gallery & Gift Shop is open around the clock for confectionaries and grab-n-go snacks, while the Palm Lounge is the place to relax with live jazz nightly and light culinary fare. Each of our guest rooms feature 10-foot ceilings with Turkish cotton towels and bathrobes; fine Italian linens, a feather mattress, down duvets and pillows and deluxe beauty products. Enjoy complimentary wireless high-speed internet access and free local calls; 24-hour complimentary coffee, tea, and cookie delivery to your room or suite! Other amenities include a daily national newspaper, individual climate control, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, alarm clock, and Evian water.
5 nights
Churchill
Founded in 1976, the Churchill Northern Studies Centre is an independent, non-profit research and education facility located 23 km east of the town of Churchill, Manitoba. The Centre provides accommodations, meals, equipment rentals, and logistical support to scientific researchers working on a diverse range of topics of interest to northern science. The Centre facilitates a wide range of educational programming ranging from general interest courses for the public to university credit courses for students. The Centre is ideally situated along the Hudson Bay seacoast at the meeting of three major biomes: marine, northern boreal forest, and tundra. To the east lies Wapusk National Park which protects the inland denning area of the polar bear. Farther to the southeast lies the Hudson Bay Lowland, the largest peatland in North America. Because of this complex of biomes, one can see a tremendous diversity of plants, birds, mammals and human cultures. The Centre is an active research facility in the heart of polar bear country. Polar bear resistant facility with window bars and security lighting. High-speed internet, fitness room, gift shop and library. Clean, modern facilities in a new state-of-the-art green building. Scenic views from all rooms. Second-floor outdoor deck for safely watching wildlife and northern lights. Enjoy hearty, home-cooked meals with guests and visiting scientists in the on-site cafeteria. NOTE: Rooms are bunk bed dormitories with up to 4 guests to a room. Room assignments are gender specific, couples traveling together can request to bunk together. Guests with mobility concerns may request a lower bunk (CNSC will do their best to accommodate any lower bunk bed requests, however, it can not be guaranteed).
1 night
Winnipeg
Enjoy the convenient location at Winnipeg's James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG) with spacious accommodations. Unwind after a day’s meetings in the temperature controlled indoor pool. Re-energize in the 24-hour fitness center with modern cardio equipment. Relax with a leisurely drink in Bistro 1800 Lounge. Enjoy the warm inviting atmosphere of Bistro 1800 restaurant. 24-hour business center. Room features: •Hilton's own "Serenity Collection" Pillowtop mattress •Hilton brand alarm clock with radio and MP3/iPod adapter •32” Flat Panel HD television in the bedroom area •Work area with chair & recycling bin •Complimentary high-speed wireless internet •Wet bar including mini-refrigerator, microwave & coffee maker •On command movies ($$)
2 nights
Winnipeg
One of the city's most recognizable structures and a national historic site, The Fort Garry has defined the Winnipeg skyline for over 100 years. The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway decided to build The Fort Garry when it completed the link between its east and west lines. Since 1913, this former Grand Trunk Pacific Railway hotel has stood as a symbol of Winnipeg's importance as a North American transportation hub and of the prairie city's affinity for old world elegance. Hotel amenities include valet parking, 24-hour room service, concierge service, bell service, a business centre, complimentary laptops for Internet access at the front desk, a fully equipped fitness center with indoor pool, whirlpool, jogging track, and steam room, Ten Spa, and Yoga Classes. The Gallery & Gift Shop is open around the clock for confectionaries and grab-n-go snacks, while the Palm Lounge is the place to relax with live jazz nightly and light culinary fare. Each of our guest rooms feature 10-foot ceilings with Turkish cotton towels and bathrobes; fine Italian linens, a feather mattress, down duvets and pillows and deluxe beauty products. Enjoy complimentary wireless high-speed internet access and free local calls; 24-hour complimentary coffee, tea, and cookie delivery to your room or suite! Other amenities include a daily national newspaper, individual climate control, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, alarm clock, and Evian water.
5 nights
Churchill
Founded in 1976, the Churchill Northern Studies Centre is an independent, non-profit research and education facility located 23 km east of the town of Churchill, Manitoba. The Centre provides accommodations, meals, equipment rentals, and logistical support to scientific researchers working on a diverse range of topics of interest to northern science. The Centre facilitates a wide range of educational programming ranging from general interest courses for the public to university credit courses for students. The Centre is ideally situated along the Hudson Bay seacoast at the meeting of three major biomes: marine, northern boreal forest, and tundra. To the east lies Wapusk National Park which protects the inland denning area of the polar bear. Farther to the southeast lies the Hudson Bay Lowland, the largest peatland in North America. Because of this complex of biomes, one can see a tremendous diversity of plants, birds, mammals and human cultures. The Centre is an active research facility in the heart of polar bear country. Polar bear resistant facility with window bars and security lighting. High-speed internet, fitness room, gift shop and library. Clean, modern facilities in a new state-of-the-art green building. Scenic views from all rooms. Second-floor outdoor deck for safely watching wildlife and northern lights. Enjoy hearty, home-cooked meals with guests and visiting scientists in the on-site cafeteria. NOTE: Rooms are bunk bed dormitories with up to 4 guests to a room. Room assignments are gender specific, couples traveling together can request to bunk together. Guests with mobility concerns may request a lower bunk (CNSC will do their best to accommodate any lower bunk bed requests, however, it can not be guaranteed).
1 night
Winnipeg
Enjoy the convenient location at Winnipeg's James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG) with spacious accommodations. Unwind after a day’s meetings in the temperature controlled indoor pool. Re-energize in the 24-hour fitness center with modern cardio equipment. Relax with a leisurely drink in Bistro 1800 Lounge. Enjoy the warm inviting atmosphere of Bistro 1800 restaurant. 24-hour business center. Room features: •Hilton's own "Serenity Collection" Pillowtop mattress •Hilton brand alarm clock with radio and MP3/iPod adapter •32” Flat Panel HD television in the bedroom area •Work area with chair & recycling bin •Complimentary high-speed wireless internet •Wet bar including mini-refrigerator, microwave & coffee maker •On command movies ($$)
2 nights
Winnipeg
One of the city's most recognizable structures and a national historic site, The Fort Garry has defined the Winnipeg skyline for over 100 years. The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway decided to build The Fort Garry when it completed the link between its east and west lines. Since 1913, this former Grand Trunk Pacific Railway hotel has stood as a symbol of Winnipeg's importance as a North American transportation hub and of the prairie city's affinity for old world elegance. Hotel amenities include valet parking, 24-hour room service, concierge service, bell service, a business centre, complimentary laptops for Internet access at the front desk, a fully equipped fitness center with indoor pool, whirlpool, jogging track, and steam room, Ten Spa, and Yoga Classes. The Gallery & Gift Shop is open around the clock for confectionaries and grab-n-go snacks, while the Palm Lounge is the place to relax with live jazz nightly and light culinary fare. Each of our guest rooms feature 10-foot ceilings with Turkish cotton towels and bathrobes; fine Italian linens, a feather mattress, down duvets and pillows and deluxe beauty products. Enjoy complimentary wireless high-speed internet access and free local calls; 24-hour complimentary coffee, tea, and cookie delivery to your room or suite! Other amenities include a daily national newspaper, individual climate control, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, alarm clock, and Evian water.
5 nights
Churchill
Founded in 1976, the Churchill Northern Studies Centre is an independent, non-profit research and education facility located 23 km east of the town of Churchill, Manitoba. The Centre provides accommodations, meals, equipment rentals, and logistical support to scientific researchers working on a diverse range of topics of interest to northern science. The Centre facilitates a wide range of educational programming ranging from general interest courses for the public to university credit courses for students. The Centre is ideally situated along the Hudson Bay seacoast at the meeting of three major biomes: marine, northern boreal forest, and tundra. To the east lies Wapusk National Park which protects the inland denning area of the polar bear. Farther to the southeast lies the Hudson Bay Lowland, the largest peatland in North America. Because of this complex of biomes, one can see a tremendous diversity of plants, birds, mammals and human cultures. The Centre is an active research facility in the heart of polar bear country. Polar bear resistant facility with window bars and security lighting. High-speed internet, fitness room, gift shop and library. Clean, modern facilities in a new state-of-the-art green building. Scenic views from all rooms. Second-floor outdoor deck for safely watching wildlife and northern lights. Enjoy hearty, home-cooked meals with guests and visiting scientists in the on-site cafeteria. NOTE: Rooms are bunk bed dormitories with up to 4 guests to a room. Room assignments are gender specific, couples traveling together can request to bunk together. Guests with mobility concerns may request a lower bunk (CNSC will do their best to accommodate any lower bunk bed requests, however, it can not be guaranteed).
1 night
Winnipeg
Enjoy the convenient location at Winnipeg's James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG) with spacious accommodations. Unwind after a day’s meetings in the temperature controlled indoor pool. Re-energize in the 24-hour fitness center with modern cardio equipment. Relax with a leisurely drink in Bistro 1800 Lounge. Enjoy the warm inviting atmosphere of Bistro 1800 restaurant. 24-hour business center. Room features: •Hilton's own "Serenity Collection" Pillowtop mattress •Hilton brand alarm clock with radio and MP3/iPod adapter •32” Flat Panel HD television in the bedroom area •Work area with chair & recycling bin •Complimentary high-speed wireless internet •Wet bar including mini-refrigerator, microwave & coffee maker •On command movies ($$)
2 nights
Winnipeg
One of the city's most recognizable structures and a national historic site, The Fort Garry has defined the Winnipeg skyline for over 100 years. The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway decided to build The Fort Garry when it completed the link between its east and west lines. Since 1913, this former Grand Trunk Pacific Railway hotel has stood as a symbol of Winnipeg's importance as a North American transportation hub and of the prairie city's affinity for old world elegance. Hotel amenities include valet parking, 24-hour room service, concierge service, bell service, a business centre, complimentary laptops for Internet access at the front desk, a fully equipped fitness center with indoor pool, whirlpool, jogging track, and steam room, Ten Spa, and Yoga Classes. The Gallery & Gift Shop is open around the clock for confectionaries and grab-n-go snacks, while the Palm Lounge is the place to relax with live jazz nightly and light culinary fare. Each of our guest rooms feature 10-foot ceilings with Turkish cotton towels and bathrobes; fine Italian linens, a feather mattress, down duvets and pillows and deluxe beauty products. Enjoy complimentary wireless high-speed internet access and free local calls; 24-hour complimentary coffee, tea, and cookie delivery to your room or suite! Other amenities include a daily national newspaper, individual climate control, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, alarm clock, and Evian water.
5 nights
Churchill
Founded in 1976, the Churchill Northern Studies Centre is an independent, non-profit research and education facility located 23 km east of the town of Churchill, Manitoba. The Centre provides accommodations, meals, equipment rentals, and logistical support to scientific researchers working on a diverse range of topics of interest to northern science. The Centre facilitates a wide range of educational programming ranging from general interest courses for the public to university credit courses for students. The Centre is ideally situated along the Hudson Bay seacoast at the meeting of three major biomes: marine, northern boreal forest, and tundra. To the east lies Wapusk National Park which protects the inland denning area of the polar bear. Farther to the southeast lies the Hudson Bay Lowland, the largest peatland in North America. Because of this complex of biomes, one can see a tremendous diversity of plants, birds, mammals and human cultures. The Centre is an active research facility in the heart of polar bear country. Polar bear resistant facility with window bars and security lighting. High-speed internet, fitness room, gift shop and library. Clean, modern facilities in a new state-of-the-art green building. Scenic views from all rooms. Second-floor outdoor deck for safely watching wildlife and northern lights. Enjoy hearty, home-cooked meals with guests and visiting scientists in the on-site cafeteria. NOTE: Rooms are bunk bed dormitories with up to 4 guests to a room. Room assignments are gender specific, couples traveling together can request to bunk together. Guests with mobility concerns may request a lower bunk (CNSC will do their best to accommodate any lower bunk bed requests, however, it can not be guaranteed).
1 night
Winnipeg
Comfort and convenience await your arrival at Courtyard Winnipeg Airport. Each room is adorned with modern décor, free high-speed Wi-Fi, flat-panel TVs and plush bedding topped with crisp linens. The 24-hour fitness centre features an array of cardiovascular machines, weights and gym equipment. Complimentary airport shuttles available.
2 nights
Winnipeg
One of the city's most recognizable structures and a national historic site, The Fort Garry has defined the Winnipeg skyline for over 100 years. The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway decided to build The Fort Garry when it completed the link between its east and west lines. Since 1913, this former Grand Trunk Pacific Railway hotel has stood as a symbol of Winnipeg's importance as a North American transportation hub and of the prairie city's affinity for old world elegance. Hotel amenities include valet parking, 24-hour room service, concierge service, bell service, a business centre, complimentary laptops for Internet access at the front desk, a fully equipped fitness center with indoor pool, whirlpool, jogging track, and steam room, Ten Spa, and Yoga Classes. The Gallery & Gift Shop is open around the clock for confectionaries and grab-n-go snacks, while the Palm Lounge is the place to relax with live jazz nightly and light culinary fare. Each of our guest rooms feature 10-foot ceilings with Turkish cotton towels and bathrobes; fine Italian linens, a feather mattress, down duvets and pillows and deluxe beauty products. Enjoy complimentary wireless high-speed internet access and free local calls; 24-hour complimentary coffee, tea, and cookie delivery to your room or suite! Other amenities include a daily national newspaper, individual climate control, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, alarm clock, and Evian water.
5 nights
Churchill
Founded in 1976, the Churchill Northern Studies Centre is an independent, non-profit research and education facility located 23 km east of the town of Churchill, Manitoba. The Centre provides accommodations, meals, equipment rentals, and logistical support to scientific researchers working on a diverse range of topics of interest to northern science. The Centre facilitates a wide range of educational programming ranging from general interest courses for the public to university credit courses for students. The Centre is ideally situated along the Hudson Bay seacoast at the meeting of three major biomes: marine, northern boreal forest, and tundra. To the east lies Wapusk National Park which protects the inland denning area of the polar bear. Farther to the southeast lies the Hudson Bay Lowland, the largest peatland in North America. Because of this complex of biomes, one can see a tremendous diversity of plants, birds, mammals and human cultures. The Centre is an active research facility in the heart of polar bear country. Polar bear resistant facility with window bars and security lighting. High-speed internet, fitness room, gift shop and library. Clean, modern facilities in a new state-of-the-art green building. Scenic views from all rooms. Second-floor outdoor deck for safely watching wildlife and northern lights. Enjoy hearty, home-cooked meals with guests and visiting scientists in the on-site cafeteria. NOTE: Rooms are bunk bed dormitories with up to 4 guests to a room. Room assignments are gender specific, couples traveling together can request to bunk together. Guests with mobility concerns may request a lower bunk (CNSC will do their best to accommodate any lower bunk bed requests, however, it can not be guaranteed).
1 night
Winnipeg
Comfort and convenience await your arrival at Courtyard Winnipeg Airport. Each room is adorned with modern décor, free high-speed Wi-Fi, flat-panel TVs and plush bedding topped with crisp linens. The 24-hour fitness centre features an array of cardiovascular machines, weights and gym equipment. Complimentary airport shuttles available.
2 nights
Winnipeg
One of the city's most recognizable structures and a national historic site, The Fort Garry has defined the Winnipeg skyline for over 100 years. The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway decided to build The Fort Garry when it completed the link between its east and west lines. Since 1913, this former Grand Trunk Pacific Railway hotel has stood as a symbol of Winnipeg's importance as a North American transportation hub and of the prairie city's affinity for old world elegance. Hotel amenities include valet parking, 24-hour room service, concierge service, bell service, a business centre, complimentary laptops for Internet access at the front desk, a fully equipped fitness center with indoor pool, whirlpool, jogging track, and steam room, Ten Spa, and Yoga Classes. The Gallery & Gift Shop is open around the clock for confectionaries and grab-n-go snacks, while the Palm Lounge is the place to relax with live jazz nightly and light culinary fare. Each of our guest rooms feature 10-foot ceilings with Turkish cotton towels and bathrobes; fine Italian linens, a feather mattress, down duvets and pillows and deluxe beauty products. Enjoy complimentary wireless high-speed internet access and free local calls; 24-hour complimentary coffee, tea, and cookie delivery to your room or suite! Other amenities include a daily national newspaper, individual climate control, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, alarm clock, and Evian water.
5 nights
Churchill
Founded in 1976, the Churchill Northern Studies Centre is an independent, non-profit research and education facility located 23 km east of the town of Churchill, Manitoba. The Centre provides accommodations, meals, equipment rentals, and logistical support to scientific researchers working on a diverse range of topics of interest to northern science. The Centre facilitates a wide range of educational programming ranging from general interest courses for the public to university credit courses for students. The Centre is ideally situated along the Hudson Bay seacoast at the meeting of three major biomes: marine, northern boreal forest, and tundra. To the east lies Wapusk National Park which protects the inland denning area of the polar bear. Farther to the southeast lies the Hudson Bay Lowland, the largest peatland in North America. Because of this complex of biomes, one can see a tremendous diversity of plants, birds, mammals and human cultures. The Centre is an active research facility in the heart of polar bear country. Polar bear resistant facility with window bars and security lighting. High-speed internet, fitness room, gift shop and library. Clean, modern facilities in a new state-of-the-art green building. Scenic views from all rooms. Second-floor outdoor deck for safely watching wildlife and northern lights. Enjoy hearty, home-cooked meals with guests and visiting scientists in the on-site cafeteria. NOTE: Rooms are bunk bed dormitories with up to 4 guests to a room. Room assignments are gender specific, couples traveling together can request to bunk together. Guests with mobility concerns may request a lower bunk (CNSC will do their best to accommodate any lower bunk bed requests, however, it can not be guaranteed).
1 night
Winnipeg
Comfort and convenience await your arrival at Courtyard Winnipeg Airport. Each room is adorned with modern décor, free high-speed Wi-Fi, flat-panel TVs and plush bedding topped with crisp linens. The 24-hour fitness centre features an array of cardiovascular machines, weights and gym equipment. Complimentary airport shuttles available.
2 nights
Winnipeg
One of the city's most recognizable structures and a national historic site, The Fort Garry has defined the Winnipeg skyline for over 100 years. The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway decided to build The Fort Garry when it completed the link between its east and west lines. Since 1913, this former Grand Trunk Pacific Railway hotel has stood as a symbol of Winnipeg's importance as a North American transportation hub and of the prairie city's affinity for old world elegance. Hotel amenities include valet parking, 24-hour room service, concierge service, bell service, a business centre, complimentary laptops for Internet access at the front desk, a fully equipped fitness center with indoor pool, whirlpool, jogging track, and steam room, Ten Spa, and Yoga Classes. The Gallery & Gift Shop is open around the clock for confectionaries and grab-n-go snacks, while the Palm Lounge is the place to relax with live jazz nightly and light culinary fare. Each of our guest rooms feature 10-foot ceilings with Turkish cotton towels and bathrobes; fine Italian linens, a feather mattress, down duvets and pillows and deluxe beauty products. Enjoy complimentary wireless high-speed internet access and free local calls; 24-hour complimentary coffee, tea, and cookie delivery to your room or suite! Other amenities include a daily national newspaper, individual climate control, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, alarm clock, and Evian water.
5 nights
Churchill
Founded in 1976, the Churchill Northern Studies Centre is an independent, non-profit research and education facility located 23 km east of the town of Churchill, Manitoba. The Centre provides accommodations, meals, equipment rentals, and logistical support to scientific researchers working on a diverse range of topics of interest to northern science. The Centre facilitates a wide range of educational programming ranging from general interest courses for the public to university credit courses for students. The Centre is ideally situated along the Hudson Bay seacoast at the meeting of three major biomes: marine, northern boreal forest, and tundra. To the east lies Wapusk National Park which protects the inland denning area of the polar bear. Farther to the southeast lies the Hudson Bay Lowland, the largest peatland in North America. Because of this complex of biomes, one can see a tremendous diversity of plants, birds, mammals and human cultures. The Centre is an active research facility in the heart of polar bear country. Polar bear resistant facility with window bars and security lighting. High-speed internet, fitness room, gift shop and library. Clean, modern facilities in a new state-of-the-art green building. Scenic views from all rooms. Second-floor outdoor deck for safely watching wildlife and northern lights. Enjoy hearty, home-cooked meals with guests and visiting scientists in the on-site cafeteria. NOTE: Rooms are bunk bed dormitories with up to 4 guests to a room. Room assignments are gender specific, couples traveling together can request to bunk together. Guests with mobility concerns may request a lower bunk (CNSC will do their best to accommodate any lower bunk bed requests, however, it can not be guaranteed).
1 night
Winnipeg
Comfort and convenience await your arrival at Courtyard Winnipeg Airport. Each room is adorned with modern décor, free high-speed Wi-Fi, flat-panel TVs and plush bedding topped with crisp linens. The 24-hour fitness centre features an array of cardiovascular machines, weights and gym equipment. Complimentary airport shuttles available.





Important registration tip:
If you want to attend the live lecture, please do not wait until the last minute to enroll.
If you enroll after a lecture is complete, we’ll send you a recording of the event.