Frequently Asked Questions

What is WRAASA?

WRAASA is hosted by the Areas of the Western Canada Region. The Regional boundaries are as designated in the A.A. Service Manual. WRAASA is held every two years in one of the Areas in Western Canada per rotation.

The purpose of WRAASA is to develop greater unity among the members, groups and Areas of the Western Canada Region; to encourage the exchange of ideas and experiences; and to provide an opportunity for members to discuss pertinent aspects of A.A. The Assembly and the WRAASA Committee foster the legacies of Recovery, Unity and Service in Alcoholics Anonymous. ALL members of Alcoholics Anonymous are welcome and encouraged to attend this Service Assembly.

What happens at WRAASA?

WRAASA is a weekend of panel presentations and workshops. The topics that are being shared will be on issues affecting A.A. today and also related to the General Service Conference topics. Your participation in the workshops is vital for all of us to learn and share our Experience, Strength and Hope with others. 

The panel of presenters are from across the Western Canada Region. They include; District Committee Members (DCM’s), Area Committee Chair persons, Area Officers which include Chairs, Alternate Delegates and Delegates.  We will also hear from a panel of present and past trustees. 

There will also be time for fellowship on Friday evening with details to be determined, and on Saturday evening we invite you to join us to listen to a trusted servant share their story with us all.

How much are tickets? 

Tickets are $35 and you can register at WRAASA 2023 TICKETS. Tickets may also be purchased on-site at WRAASA on Friday evening and Saturday morning of the event.

What are the transportation options from Edmonton International Airport?

Contact Jamie M. at with your name, phone number, email address and flight number, and we will have someone there to pick you up! This is a FREE service, we are looking forward to meeting you!

I’d love to volunteer, who should I contact?

Volunteers are welcome and needed. Many hands makes light work! Contact Hugh H. at

If I volunteer, do I still need to pay for a registration?

Yes, if you volunteer you are still required to pay to register. Please register online at WRAASA 2023 TICKETS. Registration is $35. Here you can also purchase your Saturday evening banquet ticket $25.

Can I choose to attend only the Saturday evening banquet and speaker?

Yes! Of course! But you will need to purchase the $25 banquet ticket in-person at Registration at the Edmonton Inn on or before noon on Saturday, February 25 . **PLEASE NOTE** Banquet Tickets cannot be purchased on Eventbrite unless you are registering for the entire weekend. We wish to encourage all AA members to register for and attend the entire weekend event.

How much is the cost of Edmonton Inn hotel rooms?

Rooms are very inexpensive and start at $104/night with a $10pp charge for continental breakfast(s) on Saturday and Sunday. Reserve now by calling 888-747-4114 or: WRAASA HOTEL RESERVATIONS

What is the reservation cut-off date for our preferred rates at Edmonton Inn?

Reservation cut off date for our amazing preferred rates at Edmonton Inn is Monday, February 13.

Where to Eat?

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