Moving Check List

Moving can be an overwhelming experience.  There are so many things to think about and moving day can be very stressful.

Here is a handy check list to help keep you on track for a smooth move.


Telus TV, Home Phone and Internet Services

Moving your TELUS services is easy.  Remember to call 1-855-233-2301 as far as possible in advance of your move.  You should have the following information handy when you call:

  • TELUS account number
  • Account holder’s date of birth
  • Your contact information during your move
  • Full mailing addresses of where you’re moving from and to, including postal codes
  • Preferred disconnection and connection dates

Fortis BC: Start, stop or move your service

Call Fortis at least 2 working days in advance, and let them know that you want to stop service, or log into your account.  To start service there is a $25 application fee when opening a new account.  Some new customers may be required to also provide a security deposit.

Phone Toll Free: 1-888-224-2710               International: 1-250-979-4900

BC Hydro Add, Move or Stop your Service

Moving your BC Hydro service is easy:

To start, move or stop your service online, you will need:

  • Your new address and phone number
  • If you’re renting your landlord’s name and phone number
  • Click the link for an online form

Shaw Easy Move Form

With Shaw all you have to do is let them know where you’re moving and when and they will move your Shaw internet, television and home phone services to your new home. Click the link and fill out the form.  Shaw will contact you to confirm details and set up an installation time.


Canada Post Permanent Change of Address

You can redirect your mail for as little as $6.25 per month

When you are about to move click the link above to submit a permanent Change of Address.

Home Buyers’ Plan

This program allows you to withdraw up to $25,000 from your RRSP to purchase a home in Canada

Property Transfer Tax

Click the link above for information about Property Transfer Tax in B.C.


Click the above link for everything you need to know about buying a home and mortgage default insurance from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.


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