2018 Convention

The 2018 National Liberal Convention will welcome thousands of supporters from across Canada for innovative campaign training, policy discussions, special keynote speakers, and the election of the party's next National Board.

Over the last 10 years, Liberal conventions have been hosted in Vancouver, Ottawa, Montreal, and Winnipeg – and this will be the first national convention to be hosted under the new, open Liberal Party constitution passed in 2016.

And we’ve got more good news: The Liberal Party of Canada’s National Board has also significantly lowered the registration fees to encourage as many Liberals as possible to attend from across the country – including the lowest fees in decades for young Canadians.

The official convention program will start early Thursday evening (April 19) and will wrap up on Saturday night (April 21). Commission General Meetings will be held on Thursday afternoon.

Lowest convention fees in decades

Category Fee
Regular $449
Victory Fund $349
Laurier Club $195
Youth (14 - 25)* $195
Indigenous $195
Observers $1565

*To qualify for the Youth convention rate, the registrant must be under 26 years old on the start date of convention.

Register Today
Registration for the 2018 Liberal National Convention in now open.



A world-class welcome

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Halifax is the authentic East Coast experience, famous for its warm Atlantic Canadian hospitality. Beyond hosting the 2018 Liberal National Convention, it’s a place where you can satisfy your taste for adventure, entertainment and cuisine. Enjoy exploring the historic downtown or take in the iconic coastline of the Halifax region - from the natural beauty of Peggy's Cove, to the pristine beaches of the Eastern Shore.

Come and discover what visitors have known for centuries – Halifax is a city you will not soon forget.

Extend your stay
See what Halifax has to offer with these exclusive pre-and post-convention tours.

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