Dear Friends,

You are cordially invited to the Eastern Canada Regional Forum to be held the weekend of July 8-10, 2016 at the Airlane Hotel & Conference Centre, in Thunder Bay, Ontario located at 698 W. Arthur Street, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada P7E 5R8. Telephone Number:  807.473.1600.  Representatives of the General Service Board and members of the General Service Office and Grapevine staff will be present at the Forum to share experience, respond to questions and hear suggestions.  It will be a weekend of lively participation for all concerned.

Registration begins at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 8, 2016. The Orientation for First-time Attendees is at 6:30 p.m. and the opening session starts at 7:00 p.m. on Friday. The Forum closes promptly at noon on Sunday, July 10, 2016.  There is no registration fee for the Forum.  There will be simultaneous translation available from English to French. We want all A.A. members to be able to participate regardless of language.

Forum Registration: You may register for the Regional Forum by filing out the Forum Registration Form and mailing it to G.S.O. or you can register online at: All persons registering online must include their full name and postal address.  Online Forum registrations must be received at G.S.O. before June 27, 2016 in order to be processed.  If you miss the deadline, we welcome on-site registration.  It is not necessary to call G.S.O. to pre-register but your advance registration greatly helps our planning.

Hotel Reservations at the Airlane Hotel & Conference Centre can be reserved by one of the following methods:

In order to get the special room rate, be sure to register for your hotel accommodation no later than June 7, 2016.

If you have any questions about this Regional Forum, feel free to email:

We are looking forward to seeing you in Thunder Bay.

Sincerely yours,


Steve S.
Steve S.,
Regional Forums Coordinator
Terry Bedient
Terry Bedient
General Service Board Chairperson
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