Local Information and Travel
The 2023 Joint Statistical Meetings will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front St. W, Toronto, ON M5V 2W6, Canada.
Passport and Visa Information
Don’t forget to ensure you have a valid passport at all times. In some cases, a visa or electronic travel authorization (eTA) may be needed. Be sure to check current processing times so you will have the proper documents for travel prior to JSM. For more information, visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada and US Department of State websites.
Mobile Passport Control (MPC)
Mobile Passport Control (MPC) allows eligible travelers to submit their passport and customs declaration information through a free, secure app on their smartphone or other mobile device. See the US Customs and Border Protection website for more information and to download the app.
Toronto is in the Eastern Time Zone.
The climate in Toronto during August is generally warm and humid. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 78°F (26°C), and evening temperatures average 60°F (15°C). Websites providing basic weather information include www.weather.gov and www.weather.com.
Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)
From hole-in-the-wall joints with no phone to luxurious tasting menus, Toronto is a food lover’s dream city. Take time to explore these must-try restaurants while you are in town or try cuisine from around the globe while visiting Toronto’s vibrant neighborhoods.
We will keep you busy with JSM activities, but we do hope you find some time to check out some of the attractions Toronto has to offer. Enjoy the Toronto Zoo, CN Tower (with the exciting Edgewalk), Hockey Hall of Fame, Toronto Science Center, and other museums and historic sites around the city.