Moving to Selkirk from Montreal - Movers Best Rates

Moving from Montreal to Selkirk

Selkirk, Manitoba, otherwise known as the self-proclaimed Catfish Capital of the World, I don't know if that is a plus for you, but even the McDonald's in this tiny City offer Catfish on their Menu, so make of that what you will.

The history of Selkirk goes back to 1882 when it was just a small town in the West Bank of the Red River, and its only 29KM north of Winnipeg. Selkirk receive the official title of "city" in 1998, thanks to the same Canadian Pacific Railway that make Winnipeg what it is today, it also made Selkirk what it is today, because of its privileged location it became a River Port and a hub for Ship Building, lumber, agricultural services, and exporting fish, yes, catfish, don't forget, this is the World Capital for said fish, and the City and its inhabitants won't let you forget it.

The city got its name from Scotsman Thomas Douglas who was the 5th Earl of Selkirk. The City is located in close proximity to 2 National Historic Sites, they are the Lower Fort Garry, and the Saint Andrews Locks on the Red River. Selkirk possesses a Marine Museum and every July they celebrate the City's rich Scottish heritage in the Manitoba Highland Gathering.

Selkirk is a very safe, quiet, and charming little rural city, with a population of 12000, a small but growing community that offers a wide variety of physical and cultural entertainment for all ages, like Golf, Mini-Golf, Fishing (Catfish remember), Skateboarding, and Soccer are just a few of what this town has to offer. When it comes to Education, Selkirk as a lot to offer as well, from Middle Years, Senior Years, to Technical Programs, and ESL programs.

The City has a total of 15 public schools from Kindergarten to the twelve grade and has a student population of roughly 5000, like all cities in Manitoba and Canada in general, the school year begins in September and ends in June, like the rest of the Country, Education is a legal requirement, and it is under Provincial Administration. Remember there is a pre-registration that starts several months before the School year starts, so make sure you have everything ready.

Before moving from Montreal to Selkirk you may want to check the housing market first, whether buy home, rent one, or sell one.

Believe or not, by the time of writing there were only twenty-three houses listed for sale in Selkirk. The average asking price in Selkirk is of $269.000 but, the current indicators are suggesting the prices will go down for this year, and that seems to make Selkirk a good place for investing, although not an exact science, it does seem to offer at least twenty-three good opportunities.

Rental opportunities are also scarce in Selkirk, with even fewer opportunities, yes, even a number lower than twenty-three, however, at the time of writing, there were at least 30 housing units under development which will be made available in the future, so, those number may go up a bit in no time.

Now that you are a proud owner of a house in the... *cough cough* Catfish Capital of the World, you are going to need to hire a moving company with the best movers to satisfied your needs, this may shock you, but there really just a handful of house moving companies in Selkirk, but they take huge pride on what they do and how professional their movers are.

The people who live there and the ones who just move in will forever agree that Selkirk is an excellent community to raise a family. Their moving services are more than capable of handling a piano moving or a billiard moving, that's just to give you an idea of how good these companies are, and how capable their apartment movers are. 

Finding a moving company to move you from Montreal to Selkirk will be a very simple task, as they all offer top of the line services, with the top of the line equipment and transport.

The residents and the government of Selkirk have made their mission making the City a more hospitable location, a pride community, and high quality of life. Selkirk has a mix-ethnic community that is very welcoming.