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Moving to Sudbury from Montreal


Important information you need to know before you start your move to Sudbury from Montreal. Sudbury, Ontario, also known as its official second name in French: Grand-Sudbury, although is referred to as a single city, has the title as largest city in Ontario and seventh largest municipality by area in Canada. Currently Sudbury has an approximate population of 157 857 with the majority of the population speaking English as a first language, with a very high francophone population due to the significant number of inhabitants of French Origin. Approximately 62 % of the current population speaks English as a first language followed closely by French speaking residents with 29%; Sudbury is one of the very limited cities in Ontario that is bilingual.  

Geographically speaking Montreal is located 683 kilometers from Sudbury, which can translate into approximately 8 hours and 45 minutes of driving depending on speed of the vehicle and destined route chosen. If taking the most direct route from Montreal to Sudbury you would travel along the Autoroute 720 West, taking the 1 North exit to merge onto 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 Elliott Trudeau. You will merge onto the Autoroute 40 West; note that once crossing provincial borders into Ontario, the highway will change names to Trans Canada highway 417. Once again the highway will change names again to Trans Canada Highway/ON-17. The majority of your travelling will be done on this highway until continuing onto Kingsway/Regional Road 55. You will begin making your first left onto Eyre Street South, taking the 2nd right onto Albert Street and lastly the 1st left onto Whittaker Street. You have now made it to the city of Sudbury. Equipping your move with local road maps or a portable GPS system will always ensure no mistakes are made during transit, and use your travel time from Montreal to the best of its ability. During your move to Sudbury from Montreal, you will pass a number of different cities such as, Stardale, Skye, Casselman, Benoit, Ottawa, Kanata, North Bay, until finally making it to the city of Sudbury.  

Sudbury has a number of post secondary educational opportunities, not only offered in the English language, but one bilingual university to accommodate the approximate 30 percent of the cities population who consider themselves Franco-Ontarian. Laurentian University is the only bilingual educational institution in Sudbury, but also home to the first medical school to open in Canada in the last 30 years. Cambrian College, only offers English courses in the field of applied arts and technology. College Boreal is the Francophone college with other campuses throughout Northern Ontario however does offer a few trade courses in the English language.  If you have children that will be attending the public school system, currently the Rainbow District School Board operates 30 elementary schools and 7 secondary schools, plus one school for students with special needs. There are also a high number of Catholic schools both elementary and secondary that are both offered in the English and French language. There are 9 elementary schools and 3 high schools that are administered by the Conseil Scolaire, de district du Grand Nord de l’Ontario (French school board)

The greater area of Sudbury is provided a public transportation service on behalf of the Growth and Development Department of the local municipal government. Currently the Greater Sudbury Transit operates over 90 buses covering 39 routes within the city center and other neighborhoods, with an approximately annual 4.4 million passengers. Students attending Laurentian University qualifies for the unlimited bus service called the U-Pass, note that you only qualify for the months of September through May.

The searching for a dwelling often this can be the most exciting part of your move for you and your family. Greater Sudbury does offer a variety of different types of dwellings in suburban communities such as duplexes and town houses that are currently on the market as well as homes that are located in more private and rural locations just a small drive into the city. 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 Greater Sudbury for an affordable price can be accomplished.

Sudbury is full of attractions and historic sites referring to the cities mining heritage. Science /north is an interactive science museum built along an ancient earthquake fault line which is also home to the Big Nickel, one of the most famous landmarks in the city. Greater Sudbury also has a variety of accommodations and restaurants with great service and affordable prices. If you have the entire family with you for the visit, there are a number of restaurants that specialize in family and pub setting, as well as Bistros, Chinese and Italian restaurants. If taking advantage of some of the accommodations located in the city, The Hampton Inn Sudbury and Fairfield Inn Suites Sudbury set the bar for Sudbury’s hospitality sector.

Achieving a successful long distance move from Montreal to Sudbury can be accomplished with enough planning, research and budgeting before your destined moving date.  When selecting Montreal movers to assist you, with your long distance move from Montreal to Sudbury, investigating the prospect company for past experience moving to Sudbury or to the province of Ontario in general will always ensure you made an informed decision and keep your mind at ease during this transition.

Moving from Montreal to Greater Sudbury 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 Sudbury 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 Customers Testimonials Reviews, 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 Sudbury from Montreal, ask if the movers have experience and all equipment for that!

Selecting Montreal Movers 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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