2020 Vision of Canada's Oceans Dialogue


The Wosk Centre for Dialogue is located in Vancouver's Heritage District, close to historic Gastown, Vancouver’s theatres and sports arenas. Simon Fraser University's main downtown campus building of Harbour Centre is situated directly across the street, and the Segal Building is one block away. The city's principal transportation hub, Waterfront Station, is also one block away, providing access to the SeaBusSkyTrainCanada Line and West Coast Express.

Vancouver’s international airport (YVR), just 35 minutes by car, and the Canada Line station is one block from the centre. Nearly all of Vancouver's major hotels are within a short walking distance, along with retail complexes, international shopping districts, theatres and other cultural institutions and restaurants. The Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre is a short 7 minute walk from the Centre.


Driving from Vancouver International Airport (YVR)
From the airport, proceed north along the Arthur Laing Bridge to Granville Street. Head north on Granville Street into downtown Vancouver. After crossing the Granville Street Bridge, take the Seymour Street exit and continue north on Seymour. Turn right into the Wosk Centre, just before reaching Hastings Street.

Public parking is available at many locations near the Centre. Street parking is free after 8 pm. The closest parking lot is across the courtyard; enter via Seymour Street.

Public Transit

Major public transit lines, the SeaBus, SkyTrain, Canada Line and WestCoast Express terminate at Waterfront Station, located in the historic CP Rail Station on Cordova Street, opposite Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre. Transit schedules can be found at www.translink.bc.ca. The Centre is also within easy walking distance of all street buses with a terminus in downtown Vancouver.