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Moving to Rouyn-Noranda from Montreal

Important information that you must to know before to moving to Rouyn-Noranda from Montreal. Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec is located in northwestern Quebec bordering the province of Ontario. The city is located on the Osisko Lake, which attracts cottagers and tourists during warmer seasons of the year. Currently the city has an approximate population of 39 924 with the majority of the population speaking French but a higher then average english speaking population due to its close proximity to the Ontario border. Rouyn-Noranda is the only municipality in Quebec that holes a membership in the Francophone Association of Municipalities of Ontario. The city offers a great transition for those planning on moving from Montreal to Rouyn-Noranda.

When establishing a successful move there is a large amount of planning and budgeting that should be considered when moving from Montreal to Rouyn-Noranda. The distance from Montreal to Rouyn-Noranda is approximately 632 kilometers, which can translate into approximately 8 hours and 9 minutes of driving depending on speed of the vehicle and destined route. If deciding on the most direct route would be to travel along the Autoroute 720 West until taking the 1N exit to merge onto Autoroute Decarire/Autoroute 15 N toward Saint-Jerome. Merge onto exit 70 onto Autoroute 15North toward Laval/Saint Jerome. You will merge onto QC-117 north where the majority of your traveling will be done. When entering the city of Val-d’Or there will be a roundabout where you will take the 2nd exit onto 3e Avenue and continue through the city on to Trans Canada Hwy/Qc-117 until entering the city of Rouyn-Noranda. While on route to Rouyn-Noranda from Montreal you will pass a number of cities such as Laval, Saint-Jerome, Sainte-Adele, Mont-Tremblant, Labelle, Mont- Laurier, Val-d’or, Cadillac, until finally making it to the city limits of Rouyn-Noranda. Equipping your move with proper road maps or a GPS system will always ensure no mistakes are made along route when moving to Rouyn-Noranda from Montreal.

The city of Rouyn-Noranda does offer a variety of post secondary institutions that may attract many students from not only parts of Quebec like Montréal but sections of Ontario as well for being on the border of both provinces. A number of the institutions are Cegep such as Cegep de L’Abitibi-Temiscamingue, however the Universite due Quebec en Abitibi-Temiscamingue also hosts a campus within the city. The campus offers a great student life with a number of different programs varying in the fields of education, social and human development, health sciences and management services.

For those who do not have the luxury of their own vehicle for daily transportation, the city of Rouyn-Noranda does offer a public transportation service known as the L’autobus de Ville. The service operates 3 regular schedules routes that covers the city, but also offers a “workers special” that run only morning and afternoons, which acts like a rush hour bus route within the city. The public transportation system has been mapped recently with co-operation of the University of Quebec in Rouyn-Noranda making it accessible for students and public who plans on using the service on a regular basis.

Selecting a new home and apartment is always an activity that can be enjoyed by all of the family involved in the new home when moving from Montreal to Rouyn-Noranda. Often doing your research on the average price of homes in the city or area that you are destined on moving to is always going to keep you prepared when negotiating with a potential landlord or real estate agent. There are a number of areas within Rouyn-Noranda that are located on the water creating a great environment to raise children. There are a number of available properties available; often it will come down to preference of you and your family.

The city of Rouyn-Noranda has been the host to the International Cinema Festival of Abitibi-Temiscamingue since 1982,which attracts moviegoers from all over the world, also hosting the Emerging Music Festival in Abitibi-Temiscamingue giving the city a cultural history. Before moving from Montreal to Rouyn-Noranda it’s often a great chance to visit the city to not only take advantage of the cultures of the city but also to better acquaint your self with the local streets and commute from Montreal. There are a number of restaurants and hotels suiting the needs of any visitor at affordable prices. From Bistros to all day breakfasts Rouyn-Noranda offers fine cuisines in all styles. Some of the more affordable hotels that can be taken advantage of on your visit to Rouyn-Noranda can be the Best Western Albert Ventre-Ville located in the downtown district making it accessible if planning on shopping while on your visit.

Moving from Montreal to Rouyn-Noranda can be complex with many steps implicated to ensure everything goes as planned with precision and care. Thus finding a reliable and experienced long-distance moving company is important when planning such a large move. Finding a reliable mover can give you the satisfaction and peace of mind keeping you focused on other tasks involved during the move.

Selecting the right moving company or long distance movers in Montreal in general without the appropriate research can be time consuming, however checking company references, prior satisfied customer referrals, and that the moving company you choose operates or has operated in the past with the city you'll need to move to will always keep you one step ahead in your move. 

If you want to move your piano or pool table to Rouyn-Noranda from Montreal, ask if the movers have experience and all equipment for that!

Selecting Montreal Economical Moving Service ALEX - you are going to make sure your possessions are safely and securely transferred, and that this is done as quickly as possible. The choice is up to you!


Good Luck and Happy Moving!

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