Important information that you must to know before to moe to Kitchener from Montreal. Kitchener, Ontario also known as the “Town of Berlin “ until the turn of the 20th century, is considered one of the larger cities under the Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) in Canada and the province of Ontario. Currently Kitchener has an approximate population of 204 668 with the majority of the population speaking English as a first language, compared to under 10% of the current population who consider themselves French Canadians within the city. Kitchener is a popular destination for many within the province and country, if considering a move from Montreal to Kitchener, researching and pre planning as well as creating a budget prior to your long distance move will ensure success and a stress free transition. Although Kitchener has a separate municipal government, Kitchener is known as a tri-city due to neighboring Waterloo and Cambridge making up Kitcheners metropolitan area.
When researching and preemptive planning a long distance move from Montreal to Kitchener, a large amount of ground must be covered to ensure no mistakes are made during your transitional move from Montreal to Kitchener. Geographically speaking Montreal is located 633 kilometers from Kitchener, which can translate into approximately 7 hours and 10 minutes of driving depending on speed of the vehicle and route chosen. If taking the most direct route from Montreal to Kitchener, you would travel along Autoroute 720 West until merging onto Autoroute 20 West. Once passing provincial borders into Ontario, you will begin traveling along the provincial highway 401 west. The majority of your route will be on the 401 until making your designated exit such as exit 278 onto On-8 west toward Stratford. which takes you into the city limits of Kitchener. Equipping your move with Ontario road maps or a portable GPS system will always limit the chance of mistakes being made along the way as well as closest exit to your final destination. During your move you will pass a number of major cities once crossing the Ontario border on route to Kitchener from Montreal such as Cornwall, Kingston, Trenton, Oshawa, Pickering, Toronto, Milton, and Cambridge until finally making it into city limits of Cambridge.
When selecting Montreal movers to assist you with your long distance move from Montreal to Kitchener, its often a great suggestion to ask the prospect company if they have experience moving past clients to Ontario or Kitchener in general, not only does this show professionalism but will also keep your mind at ease knowing you made the educated choice.
Moving to Kitchener from Montreal can be a well-educated decision due to the opportunities present in post secondary education. Kitchener is a hot spot in the greater Toronto area for post secondary education opportunities as well as opportunities offered by the public education system. Kitchener has several public elementary and high schools some of which were founded in 1855 and still actively operating making them the oldest in the province. There are also numerous Catholic elementary and secondary schools that are run through the Waterloo Catholic district school board. Conestoga College hosts its primary campus in Kitchener with 9 consecutive years of top ranking students among Ontario’s colleges. Conestoga offers many different programs such as law, police academy and technology. There are two institutions in Kitchener that are newly built and dedicated to the field of medicine and health. The University of Waterloo has opened up a school of Pharmacy in the downtown area and as well McMaster University school of Medicine, a satellite campus of McMaster.
Recently in the last decade, public transportation throughout the Region of Waterloo has been provided by Grand River Transit, which operates a number of bus routes in the tri cities of Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge. Currently the GRT operates 196 buses with 40 000 passengers daily. Kitchener is also serviced by the VIA Rail which has a stop at the Kitchener Go Station, connecting passengers to the Lakeshore line east toward Union Station in Toronto and as far east to the Oshawa Go station also known as the “end of the line”.
Searching for a new home or apartment, often this can be considered the most exciting part of your move for you and your family. The city of Kitchener offers a variety of different types of apartments, homes, condos, duplex, and bungalows that are currently on the market. Kitchener has an affordable real estate market compared to areas close or in the city of Toronto, therefore researching local by laws, average home prices and provincial legislation will always ensure local real estate companies or a prospect landlord does not take advantage of you. Depending on preference and overall budget to find a home or dwelling in Kitchener will not be difficult to accomplish.
Kitchener has a number of annual events that take place not only in the city but also in the tri-cities (Cambridge, Waterloo, Kitchener) to keep all residents and visitors please during all seasons of the year. Not only is taking advantage of these events a great suggestion before your long distance move from Montreal to Kitchener, but also taking the opportunity to better acquaint yourself with the local streets, restaurants and accommodations but to condition yourself for the travel time involved. Kitchener has a number of restaurants that vary in taste such as traditional American cuisine, Asian, European and even family occasional restaurants to suit the needs of children that may be attending. There are also a number of affordable hotels and motels with great service and staff that will make your visit to Kitchener not only one to remember but also an early welcome to your new home.
Moving from Montreal to Kitchener 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 from Montreal to Kitchener. Finding a reliable mover in Montreal 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.
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