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You just might want to consider extending your stay in the Edmonton area for the following...

Special Events:


And of course we'll already be exploring the Reynolds-Alberta Museum (and its warehouse) and Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame as part of the convention!


Inspiration for "Bush Attire" for the NorthWest Staging Route Dinner:


                       Captains of the Clouds                                            Northern Exposure                                  Amelia Earhart


Hopefully it'll be too warm for this!

Wop May


Full Package:

$195 per person for CAHS Members and/or their Spouses

$235 per person for Non-Members*


  • All seminars and coffee breaks
  • Lunches (Fri. & Sat).
  • Day trip to Wetaskiwin (incl. transportation, lunch, and tours)
  • Northest Staging Route Dinner and Stage & Screen Show (Sat.)
  • AirFest attendance and Fly-In Breakfast (Sun.)

*non-member price includes a one-year traditional membership with hard copies of our 2011 quarterly Journal.


Day Passes - $65

Includes: Coffee breaks and lunch on either the Friday or Saturday; seminars; access to book fair that day.


Reynolds-Alberta and CAHF Day Trip - $65

For spouses, guests, and day pass holders. Includes: Bus transportation to and from RAM, lunch, and tours of the museum, warehouse, and Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame.


AirFest Swing Dance - $25

Not included in full package. Includes big band, snacks, and cash bar.


Northwest Staging Route Dinner and Stage & Screen Show - $35

For spouses, guests or day pass holders. 


AirFest Ticket & Breakfast - $5

For spouses, guests or day pass holders.


Inspiration for what to wear to the Swing Dance:



*For NWSR Dinner dress ideas, check out the "Attractions" tab.


Convention Site:

The meet & greet, convention talks and AGM will be held at the Chateau Nova Hotel & Suites at 159 Airport Rd. in Edmonton. Special events will be 500m away at the Alberta Aviation Museum on Kingsway Ave. There is complimentary parking and high speed internet access. For more info, please go to: and

To be taken to an interactive map of the site, please click the image below:


(Click on image to view a larger map.)


We have a block of rooms booked at the Chateau Nova Hotel & Suites (, just up the road from the Alberta Aviation Museum. We've secured a special rate, too: approximately $97 for a single queen room and $103 for a double queen room (taxes included). To reserve, please call 1-888-919-6682 or email and quote the group name CAHS and number 576. Fifty rooms will be held until June 1, 2011.

Getting There:

Arriving at the Edmonton International Airport? Sky Shuttles to the hotel are available for $18 one-way or $30 round-trip. You can buy your ticket from the driver. More info at

Prefer to rent a car during your stay? We have an agreement with National, Alamo and Enterprise that gets you up to 30% off the regular rates. Call National at 1-800-227-7368, Enterprise at 1-800-261-7331, or Alamo at 1-877-222-9075 and quote XVC5010.


There are several options for dining out at or near the Chateau Nova Hotel at various price points. Some suggestions:


  • The Chateau Nova Hotel has an ATM machine, coin laundry facilities, dry cleaning services, mail/copy/fax services, and a small fitness centre on site.
  • The nearby Kingsway Mall has a Bank of Montreal, tailor, as well as many stores for picking up any needed items.
  • Within a five to ten minute drive of the convention site, you can also find an RBC, TD Bank, Scotiabank, and Servus Credit Union.

For more Edmonton-area information, please visit!



For more information, please check the other parts of this website's convention section or contact Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail, Convention Chair, at (preferred), by phone at 780-249-0750 (home), or by mail: 8712 42 Ave NW Edmonton, AB T6K 1E7.


List of Speakers

Please click here to see all speaker bios and talk descriptions or
select one of the speakers below.



Thanks to our major sponsor: 


Canada's History

And to Our In-Kind Sponsors:


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  paa logo200 



edmonton flying club200

Edmonton Flying Club

Women in Aviation - Polaris Chapter Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Co.

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Harbour Air Alberta WestCoast Air

If you would like to discuss partnership and sponsorship opportunities or
have a question, please contact Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail