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Moving Resources

Moving can be stressful at the best of times, utilities to switch, addresses to change, moving materials to order and coordinate, moving trucks to book and often friends to lean on for assistance.

We have put together a list of helpful options for you to consider when planning your move.

Moving Materials:

One of the more affordable, convenient and environmentally friendly services available for moving, especially if you are handling the move yourself is FROGBOX.  The co-owner of Gordon Nelson Inc., Chris Nelson, has used the service during his move last summer and loved it.  No boxes to build, no concerns about boxes breaking, safe stacking, delivery and pickup, handles for ease of carrying and best of all it is easy on the environment.  Check out www.frogbox.com for more information including to order online.

Utilities:

BC Hydro (electricity): 604 224 9376 or 1 800 224 9376; www.bchydro.com

Telus (phone, TV, internet, cell phone): 604-310-2255 or 1-888-811-2323; www.telus.com

Mail:

Canada Post (mail forwarding service): online service click here.

Do not forget to notify all your magazine, bank, credit card and newspaper suppliers of your new address.  Most now offer easy online changes to your address.

Movers:

Ferguson Moving and Storage 1-866-488-2212 or www.fergusonmoving.com

Salmon’s Moving 604-273-2921 or www.salmonstransfer.com

Community Healthcare Information:

If new to the area and looking to learn more about local practitioners of healthcare (medical, dental, etc.) please be sure to visit Health Choices.

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