Planning for Your Move

SOCIAL INSURANCE NUMBER:

You must be assigned a Social Insurance Number (SIN) before you can begin your first day of work. This number can be obtained by visiting a Service Canada Office in Canada. The closest Service Canada Office to Lake Louise is approximately 45 minutes away in Canmore. http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/cgi-bin/sc-dsp.cgi?rc=4720&map=y&ln=eng

TRAVELLING TO ALBERTA:

Calgary International Airport (YYC) is the closest airport to Lake Louise. Travel time by car is approximately 2 hours. http://yyc.com/

BY BUS:

Brewster bus service www.brewster.ca offers full time colleagues at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise great discounts. To obtain the discount at the Airport, new colleagues are required to show the Brewster desk their employment offer email. It is recommended that you book your bus ticket in advance. The Brewster bus will drop off in front of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. When you arrive, you will walk to the Colleague Services Building.

BY CAR:

You can drive through Banff National Park gate using the visitor lane (right side lane). You can visit The Lake Louise Visitor Centre later in the week and they will issue you a resident park pass. The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel is located at the top of a 5 km hill. After Deer Lodge, take a right turn on “St. Piran” this road will lead you to Colleague Services. You can park your car outside the Building in General Parking.

ARRIVING ON SITE:

A member of the Colleague Services team will present you with your “Welcome Package” which includes your new unit keys, mailbox key and the appointment time for your uniform fitting.

New Colleagues are to move into staff housing on Friday between 9:00am – 5:00pm (closed from 12pm – 1pm), or Saturday between 12:00pm – 4:30pm.

Please ensure that you arrange to check into housing during the above mentioned hours of operation, as we do not offer any check-ins outside of these times. Please let Colleague Services know ahead of time when you plan to arrive by emailing cll.housing@fairmont.com. 

FOR YOUR 1ST DAY OF WORK:

Ensure you have your photo ID, Social Insurance Number Card/Government issued document, Void Cheque/Direct Deposit Form from your bank account, and Work Permit/PR Card (if applicable).

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