Relocation Guide

The following links will provide you with the information and contacts that you will need for your move to the Calgary area or if you're moving to Canada. If you can’t find what you are looking for, please feel free to contact us.​

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Moving To Calgary

Change Of Address

f you are moving within Canada, you can file a change of address form online through Canada Post. Other information on postal services are also available on this site.

Water, Sewer & Water Disposal Service

In Calgary and surrounding Cities and Towns, sewer, water and waste disposal services are provided by the local municipal government. Information is available on their respective web sites. In most rural areas, these services may be a combination of municipal service, co-ops or private services. Contact the relevant authorities to arrange for services for your new home.round the corner.

Natural Gas & Electricity

Energy services for natural gas and electrical power are provided by various companies in a de-regulated market to Calgary and most surrounding Cities and Towns. Rural areas may have electrification associations or natural gas co-ops which will provide these services for you.

Complete details on how the markets work can be found on the Government of Alberta’s Utilities Consumer Advocate Web Site.

Information on regulated suppliers of gas and electricity can be found here.

Television, Telephone & Internet

Telephone, cable/satellite television and internet services are available through a variety of suppliers.  The following lists provide links to some of the major suppliers of these services.

Television, Telephone & Internet & Satellite TV

Television, Telephone & Internet & Satellite TV

Health Care Services

Health care in Alberta is provided to all residents through Alberta Health and Wellness, which covers all basic medical services, procedures and hospital fees. Prescription coverage and additional medical services are available to residents without group coverage through Alberta Blue Cross

Education & Training

Primary and High School information is available at the Calgary Board of Education or the Calgary Catholic School District. Post Secondary education information is available at the University of Calgary, Mount Royal University and the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology web sites. Information on all schools, including most of the private schools and training, is available on the Government of Alberta education information site.

Drivers License

Information on the requirements for Driver’s Licenses in Alberta is available on the Government Services web site.

The City of Calgary Community Profiles site provides population, mobility, age income, employment, family composition, education, cultural diversity and housing information for each community within the city.

Calgary Transportation

Complete information, route maps and schedules for Calgary’s Bus and C-Train service is available on the Calgary Transit web site.

The Calgary International Airport site provides up to the minute arrival and departure information.

The City of Calgary web site offers an eMap facility to help you find your way around the city and to identify the location of key city attractions, facilities and services.

Moving To Canada

Buying property in our nation can be a great investment strategy. You can find a place that works as a vacation home, a permanent residence, or as a rental property. Chances are that your property value will go up, leaving you with a significant asset.

International Home Buyers

Buying property in our nation can be a great investment strategy. You can find a place that works as a vacation home, a permanent residence, or as a rental property. Chances are that your property value will go up, leaving you with a significant asset.

It’s advisable to take a trip to the neighborhood you’re considering buying in for the express purpose of looking at properties and the community. If you can’t visit, seek out a competent professional to find the type of property you want for a fair price. You may wish to retain an attorney in addition to hiring a real estate agent, so that your property purchase is problem-free.

An important part of buying property here is knowing local real estate laws. You should have a good working knowledge of these laws, but if you don’t, then it’s advisable to retain some kind of legal counsel experienced in these matters as well as a real estate professional who can help you find the best property for your needs.

Bring Your Pet To Canada

If you are coming to Calgary from outside of Canada, you will be able to bring your family pet(s), provided that you have certain documentation with you. For a detailed list of what you will need coming from different jurisdictions, please go to the Canadian Government web site page on this topic.

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