Moving is one of the most stressful events in a person's life. There are many things to consider: packing, storage, timelines when events need to happen, and selling your home.

Here are some handy resources to make your life easier.

Electricity: Contact BC Hydro. Here's their website where you can do it online: or phone 604-224-9376, in the Greater Vancouver area. In the New Westminster area, you have to contact City Hall at 604-521-3711. Here's their website:

Phone: You'll have to work with Telus or Rogers to have a new phone line installed or move your existing line to your new home.

Cablevision: Need to move your cable? Set up high speed internet? Contact Telus or Rogers.

Change your address: Go to the Canada Post website to find about mail forwarding.

Strata information: if you've purchased a strata apartment, or townhouse, you'll have to call the property management company and find out if there's a move-in fee, as well as give your full particulars for strata monthly maintenance payment.

Taxes in New Westminster: here's their website: or phone 604-521-3711.

Senior moving services:

Check out Lambert's Moving Services for the various types of moving.

Pre-moving services include: decluttering, organizing, removal to charity/family/auction, junk removals, cleaning services, light yard work, pressure washing

Moving services include: space planning, move planning, packing, unpacking and settle-in services

Downsizing for seniors includes: sorting for downsizing, removals, pre-move services, moving services, settle-in services


Dianne Moscrip

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