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Moving to Kanata from Montreal


Important information you need to know before you start your move to Kanata from Montreal. Kanata, Ontario is a large community located in western Ottawa. Not only does Kanata hold the titles as one of the fastest growing cities in Canada but also one of the fastest growing communities in Southern Ontario. Currently Kanata has an approximate population of 70 078 with the majority of the population speaking English as a first language, although Kanata has a considerably high French speaking population due to the close proximity to Ottawa and the province of Quebec.

Researching and planning for a move from Montreal to Kanata can cover a large area of material, such as the geographical distance and ensuring proper routes are chosen to save valuable time while in transit. Montreal is located approximately 221 kilometers from Kanata, which can translate into approximately 2 hours and 33 minutes of driving time depending on the speed of the vehicle and route chosen. If taking the most direct route from Montreal to Kanata, you would travel along the Autoroute 720 West, taking the 1 North exit to merge onto the Autoroute Decarie/Autoroute 15 North toward Saint-Jerome. Take exit 70 West on the left for Autoroute 40 West toward Hull/Ottawa/Autoroute 520/Pierre Elliot Trudeau. You will merge onto the Autoroute 40 West, where the majority of your travelling will be done on this highway (note that the highway changes to Trans-Canada- Highway 417 when entering the province of Ontario). Take exit 140 for Terry Fox Drive and a left onto Regional Road 61/Terry Fox Drive. You have now entered the suburban community of Kanata, equipping your move with local road maps or a portable GPS system will always ensure no mistakes are made during transit. During your move to Kanata from Montreal you will pass a number of cities such as Stardale, Skye, Casselman, Benoit, making it to the last stretch up the green belt into the city of Ottawa, and its large western community Kanata.

Kanata is made up of a number of large communities that surround the area and the city of Ottawa. South March is the area of Kanata located north of the Kanata North Business Park. The Kanata North Business Park was known as Silicon Valley North until the last decade is surrounded with a number of major corporate offices such as Dell and Cisco to mention a few. Marchwood Lakeside is the second of two urban neighborhoods in Kanata, also referred to Kanata Lakes. Beaverbrook is the first and oldest neighborhood in Kanata, primarily known for its community facilities and hedged houses. The Kanata Ton Centre is well known for its commercial and development as well as residential developments to the east, consisting of a number of town houses. The Terry Fox Business Park is known for the Scotiabank Place, which is home to the National Hockey Leagues Ottawa Senators. Kanata West is a newer community under construction situated south of Scotiabank. Kanata South Business Park is bounded by the Trans Canada Trail to the north and is mainly un-developed excluding a newly built Real Canadian Superstore in the area. Bridlewood was once under the city limits of Nepean but since the late 1970s has been transferred and incorporated to the new City of Kanata.

If you are moving to Kanata from Montreal for post secondary education opportunities, the city of Kanata it self is limited for close campuses however there are a number of post secondary instructions located in the city of Ottawa such as Carleton University and Ottawa University. If you have children that will be attending public institutions like elementary and high schools currently there are 18 English speaking public elementary schools, seven of which are run under the Catholic school board. There are two French Catholic Elementary schools, and one public elementary school. Currently there are two public high schools and two Catholic high schools. Researching which school would best suit your needs, or the needs of your children will always ensure you made the right choice for your long distance move from Montreal to Kanata.

When searching for a new home or apartment often this can be the most exciting part of your move for you and your family but also most difficult if not prepared for the available market in the area. Kanata does offer a variety of different types of dwellings in suburban community setting such as duplexes and town houses that are currently for sale and for rent on the market. Researching on 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 knowing your new to the city of even the province. Depending on preference finding a home or apartment in Kanata for an affordable price can be accomplished.

Weeks or possibly a month before your final moving date from Montreal to Kanata, is often a great time to visit Kanata not only to condition your self for the traveling time involved in your move, but to better acquaint yourself with the neighborhood and what it has to offer to residents and visitors. There are a variety of international restaurants and affordable accommodations that are located in Kanata. No matter the occasion, there are a number of family restaurants, steakhouses, Chinese and Italian eateries that are not only popular but also affordable.  The majority of the accommodations are located in close range of each other along the Trans Canada Highway 417 such as the Comfort Inn West, Holiday Inn Select Kanata, and the Country Inn and Suites by Carlson Ottawa, no matter your preference, each of these award winning hotels can accommodate you and your family on your visit prior to your long distance move from Montreal to Kanata.

Planning a long distance move from Montreal to Kanata can be accomplished with enough research, planning and budgeting prior to your destined moving date. When searching for Montreal movers to assist you with your long distance move from Kanata from Montreal, investigating the prospect company for past experience with long distance moves to the province of Ontario or the city of Kanata in general will always ensure you made an educated decision keeping your mind at ease during this transition.

Moving from Montreal to Kanata 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 Kanata to Montreal.

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 Kanata 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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