October 2, 2014 • Toronto • Air Canada Centre
Welcome Honoured Guests
Thank you for joining us on We Day, and for investing in youth who are working to make a difference at home and around the world. If you have registered as an honoured guest through your We Day invitation, we hope you will use these pages to find out how to make the most of your We Day experience; whether that be what to do in your We Day city, the best way to book your hotels and travel or how to get involved with Free The Children and Me to We after We Day is over. This site is here to make your experience the best it can be!
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Phone: 416-925-5894 ext. 417
Travel and Accommodations
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Should you require expert assistance with flights and accommodation when planning your We Day experience, Me to We Travel is a full-service travel agency and easily reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. By booking with Me to We Travel, everything about your participation in We Day will support youth who are changing the world.
Book Your Own Travel
Hotel Rate: $189.00
Reservations can be made directly with Sheraton Reservations at 1-800-325-3535. Individuals need to state that they are with FREE THE CHILDREN to receive special group rates. A deposit equal to one night’s stay is required to hold each guest’s reservation at the time of reservation. Full refund of this deposit will be given to cancellations received until 72 hours prior to arrival. For cancellations received within 72 hours of arrival, the deposit is non-refundable.
Book flights to We Day with WestJet and receive up to 10% off.
- Quote discount code CC8380 at the time of booking. The discount code is not available for use on westjet.com at this time
- To book reservations using this discount code, contact the WestJet Groups department at 1-877-952-4696 from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (MST), Monday to Friday.
Enhance Your We Day Experience
The Royal Ontario Museum is Canada’s largest museum of world culture and natural history. It is located in Toronto, Ontario and is one of the largest museums in North America, attracting over one million visitors every year.
100 Queen’s Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C6
The Art Gallery of Ontario is an art museum in Toronto’s Downtown Grange Park district, on Dundas Street West between McCaul Street and Beverley Street. Its collection includes more than 80,000 works spanning the 1st century to the present day.
317 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON M5T 1G4
The CN Tower is a 553.33 m-high concrete communications and observation tower in Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It was completed in 1976, becoming the world’s tallest free-standing structure and world’s tallest tower at the time.
301 Front Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 2T6
The Toronto Zoo is Canada’s Premier zoo with over 5000 animals representing over 460 species in various regions and pavilions based on geographical locations. The Toronto Zoo is located near the Rouge River, along the western border of Rouge Park in city’s east end former borough of Scarborough.
2000 Meadowvale Rd, Toronto, ON M1B 5K7
The Ontario Science Centre is home to interactive experiences with science and technology.
The Ontario Science Centre is a science museum in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, near the Don Valley Parkway about 11 kilometers northeast of downtown on Don Mills Road just south of Eglinton Avenue East.
770 Don Mills Road, Toronto, ON M3C 1T3
Quality, comfort and value are three key ingredients that make The Keg Steakhouse + Bar experience like no other. The menu features tender, juicy steaks, slow roasted prime rib, succulent shellfish, the freshest of salads, irresistible desserts… and of course, an outstanding wine list.
515 Jarvis Street, Toronto, ON M4Y 2H7
At Ki chefs prepare dishes in both the hot kitchen and at the sushi bar. Choose the environment and cuisine that suits your pleasure. Dishes are meant to be shared, with a sensation of flavours brought steadily to the table throughout the meal. The experience flows and the enjoyment unfolds- a fresh take on the Japanese style of leisurely eating and drinking with friends.
181 Bay St. Bay Wellington Tower, Brookfield Place, Toronto, ON M5J 2T3
The Shore Club is right in the heart of downtown Toronto. Located in the new RBC Dexia Centre, the restaurant is situated in Toronto’s bustling Entertainment District and is just steps away from prominent cultural venues such as Roy Thomson Hall, David Pecaut Square and TIFF Bell Lightbox, making it an ideal pre-performance dinner destination. It’s also within walking distance of the financial district, Rogers Centre and Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
With its luxurious, contemporary décor, The Shore Club elevates dining to a true feast for the senses. The interior, curated by renowned designer Elaine Thorsell, pays homage to art deco ocean liners, boasting soaring ceilings, a palette of cool blue and green hues and stunning original artwork. The Shore Club dress code is smart casual.
155 Wellington Street West, ON M5V 3H1
Conveniently located beside Air Canada Centre in the heart of the city’s sports and entertainment district, Real Sports Bar and Grill is supercharged during any big game. Every sport played on the pitch, court or ice is broadcasted on the big screen and it’s guarantee you won’t miss a minute of action.
15 York Street, Toronto, ON M5J 0A3
Jack Astor’s is renowned for its winning combination of an energetic atmosphere, delicious menu and fantastic beverages. The environment is entertaining and enjoyable, and embraces an irreverent sense of humor with unique staff uniforms, a fun, relaxed service approach, memorable restaurant décor and great music.
144 Front Street West, Toronto, ON M5J 2L7
High atop Toronto’s entertainment district, on the 38th floor of the Westin Harbour Castle, you will discover a one-of-a-kind dining experience. Overlooking Lake Ontario and the perfect city skyline, Tolua offers one of the best views in the world to take your breath away. Enjoy the scenery with a culinary masterpiece prepared by their executive Italian chef and culinary team, using only the finest ingredients.
One Harbour Square – 38th Floor, Toronto, ON M5J 1A6 (Queens Quay and Bay St.)
e11even is a restaurant that embraces Toronto’s energy in the heart of the sports & entertainment district. Modern, sophisticated and elegant, located at the corner of York and Bremner, e11even features a menu of updated North American classics. Favourites such as crab cakes, jumbo shrimp cocktails, roast chicken, fresh fish and dry-aged steaks are complemented by classic sides like grilled asparagus, creamed corn and truffled mac and cheese. Nostalgic desserts complete the experience and include such favourites as hot fudge sundaes, carrot cake, key lime pie and cookies and milk. With plush leather banquettes, wooden table tops, and antique mirrors, e11even offers a modern, yet comfortable Rockwell-inspired design.
Maple Leaf Square, 15 York Street, Toronto, ON M5J 0A3
- Toronto is home to one of the world’s tallest free-standing structure, the CN Tower standing 1,815 feet (553 meters) tall.
- Toronto has a population of 2.8 million people (5.5 million in the GTA- Greater Toronto Area).
- Toronto is one of the most multicultural cities in the world and is ranked the safest large metropolitan area in North America.
- Over 140 languages and dialects are spoken in Toronto and just over 30 percent of Toronto residents speak a language other than English or French at home.
- Toronto is as far south as the French Riviera.
- More people live in Toronto than in Canada’s four Atlantic provinces combined
- Half of Toronto’s population was born outside of Canada
- North America’s largest continuous underground pedestrian system PATH, connects about 1200 stores and restaurants, 50 office towers, five subway stations, Union Station, six major hotels and several entertainment centres under Toronto’s financial core.
- Yonge Street is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest street in the world, stretching 1,896 km from the lakeshore in Toronto, north to Rainy River, Ontario near the Minnesota border