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10-04-2018 |The Canada Pension Plan is known to be the backbone of Canada’s public retirement income system. When you move in to a new place, you have to notify the CPP.  […] Read more

05-23-2017 | Silly question; obviously, to get mail delivered at home. Duh! But what if, like the seven million other young adults in Canada, you do not receive mail anymore?[…] Read more

Government agencies require you to register your address changes with them. In the spirit of simplification, we gathered them all together and created detailed guides for you right here.  View guides

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03-26-2018 |Year after year, about 200,000 individuals in Quebec ask themselves the same question: How do I change my address with Desjardins? The question may seem simple, but the answer is not as easy[…] Read more

04-03-2018 |The list of organizations to notify when you change your address gets longer each year as you get involved with new services and accumulate subscriptions. Thus, during a move, changing your address may become a tedious task! […] Read more

03-26-2018 |It truly depends! For some organizations, companies and/or departments, you are advised to change your address before the move, while for others, you can do it at your own pace and send your new contact information when you find time. […] Read more

03-26-2018 |There are many different resources to help you with your changes of address with the government. To simplify your life, we have grouped here the resources and websites most often consulted.[…] Read more

03-26-2018 |For many, when we think about moving or making our changes of address, we think about notifying the post office. However, the post office does not keep a centralized database of neighbourhood addresses.  […] Read more

03-26-2018 |In Quebec, there are two complementary solutions for techies and early adopters who want to make their changes of address online: the Quebec’s government online change of address service and MovingWaldo. Discover how to use these solutions here. […] Read more

03-21-2018 |For workers receiving employment insurance temporary benefits, it is important to notify the government of any changes of address. Here is the procedure you will need to follow. […] Read more

03-21-2018 |When moving to a new home, parents are required to inform the elementary school or the high school their child attends, especially if there’s a need to enroll the child in a different school or for school transportation purposes (school bus). […] Read more

03-21-2018 |Post Canada offers a paid service to have your mail redirected to your new address – it’s a Mail Forwarding service. Although it is still mandatory to make your changes of address when you move, redirecting your mail is an optional service. […] Read more

03-21-2018 |It’s never too early to tell your telecom provider(s) about your move. To make sure all your services are reconnected to your new home in time, it is recommended to notify your telecom provider(s) at least four weeks before your moving date. […] Read more

03-20-2018 |Usually when we think about the companies we need to notify of our change of address, our financial institutions are at the top of the list. Unfortunately, these institutions generally have various sectors or departments that need to be informed of our new address […] Read more

03-20-2018 |As you would inform your employer, it is important to also inform the union(s) to which you belong of your change of address. If you’d like to benefit from the various services offered by any of the 9 labour unions in Quebec, it is necessary to know where and how to notify these organizations of your new address. […] Read more

03-20-2018 |You have a hunting or trapping license (or certificate) and are moving to a new home? You must communicate your change of address to the Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs (Department of Forests, Wildlife and Parks) as soon as possible. […] Read more

03-20-2018 |As of today, Quebec has no less than 69 school boards that are taken into consideration when calculating the school tax for homeowners. Thus, it can certainly be a hassle to understand how all of it works, especially when the move in itself already brings its fair share of stress![…] Read more

03-20-2018 |Would you rather spend your spare time doing your taxes or making your overdue changes of address? If the answer is none of the above, then this article is definitely for you and will save you from headaches ![…] Read more

03-20-2018 |You are moving to a new home and have a firearms license? Then, you must communicate your change of address to the Canadian Firearms Program (CFP) of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, as soon as possible, BEFORE your move. […] Read more

03-06-2018 |Moving to a new home can often be tiring and expensive. We get annoyed, we argue, we complain… there are so many negative emotions that nobody really wants to deal with during such memorable step in life! That’s why you want to be prepared in the best possible way […] Read more

03-06-2018 |In Quebec, as in the rest of Canada, anyone wishing to operate a pleasure boat must have in their possession a boat license issued by one of Transport Canada accredited course providers. Find out right here how to notify them […] Read more

05-23-2017 | When you have to move, knowing how to pack certainly comes in handy. Here are cool tips on how to strategically pack your home for your next move.[…] Read more

05-23-2017 | If you forget to notify your insurance company when you move, are you ensured anyway? Are your assets covered? […] Read more

05-23-2017 | In general, it is hard to know precisely how far you will travel in a day. If you are on a tight schedule or are simply not interested in sightseeing, my advice is to benchmark some hotels/motels […] Read more

05-23-2017 | Not everyone knows this, but moving permanently to Canada, even just coming from our neighbors to the south, is not as simple as it sounds. Immigration requires a lot of paperwork! […] Read more

05-23-2017 | “How can moving boxes be that expensive?” a friend asked me recently, in advance  of her move. Yes, boxes can be expensive, but they are definitely required when moving. […] Read more

05-23-2017 | I’ve had this debate over the past few years, but I personally see many advantages, even financial ones, to renting my residence rather than buying it. […] Read more

05-23-2017 | Moving season is at its busiest right now. Some of you may have started packing your boxes, while others are already painting the walls of your new residence. […] Read more

05-23-2017 |Moving can be an exciting, life changing time but choosing the right neighborhood can have a powerful effect on your life after you’ve settled in. […] Read more

05-23-2017 | It is very easy to get an online quote to ship your car. You can use whatever search engine you like and type in “Car Shipping Canada”. […] Read more

05-23-2017 |In Part 1, I examined five quotes from different Canadian car carriers for a fictitious move. In the second part of this article, I will evaluate the cost of driving the vehicle. […] Read more

03-26-2018 |Year after year, about 200,000 individuals in Quebec ask themselves the same question: How do I change my address with Desjardins? The question may seem simple, but the answer is not as easy[…] Read more

04-03-2018 |The list of organizations to notify when you change your address gets longer each year as you get involved with new services and accumulate subscriptions. Thus, during a move, changing your address may become a tedious task! […] Read more

03-26-2018 |It truly depends! For some organizations, companies and/or departments, you are advised to change your address before the move, while for others, you can do it at your own pace and send your new contact information when you find time. […] Read more

03-26-2018 |There are many different resources to help you with your changes of address with the government. To simplify your life, we have grouped here the resources and websites most often consulted.[…] Read more

03-26-2018 |For many, when we think about moving or making our changes of address, we think about notifying the post office. However, the post office does not keep a centralized database of neighbourhood addresses.  […] Read more

03-26-2018 |In Quebec, there are two complementary solutions for techies and early adopters who want to make their changes of address online: the Quebec’s government online change of address service and MovingWaldo. Discover how to use these solutions here. […] Read more

03-21-2018 |For workers receiving employment insurance temporary benefits, it is important to notify the government of any changes of address. Here is the procedure you will need to follow. […] Read more

03-21-2018 |When moving to a new home, parents are required to inform the elementary school or the high school their child attends, especially if there’s a need to enroll the child in a different school or for school transportation purposes (school bus). […] Read more

03-21-2018 |Post Canada offers a paid service to have your mail redirected to your new address – it’s a Mail Forwarding service. Although it is still mandatory to make your changes of address when you move, redirecting your mail is an optional service. […] Read more

03-21-2018 |It’s never too early to tell your telecom provider(s) about your move. To make sure all your services are reconnected to your new home in time, it is recommended to notify your telecom provider(s) at least four weeks before your moving date. […] Read more

03-20-2018 |Usually when we think about the companies we need to notify of our change of address, our financial institutions are at the top of the list. Unfortunately, these institutions generally have various sectors or departments that need to be informed of our new address […] Read more

03-20-2018 |As you would inform your employer, it is important to also inform the union(s) to which you belong of your change of address. If you’d like to benefit from the various services offered by any of the 9 labour unions in Quebec, it is necessary to know where and how to notify these organizations of your new address. […] Read more

03-20-2018 |You have a hunting or trapping license (or certificate) and are moving to a new home? You must communicate your change of address to the Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs (Department of Forests, Wildlife and Parks) as soon as possible. […] Read more

03-20-2018 |As of today, Quebec has no less than 69 school boards that are taken into consideration when calculating the school tax for homeowners. Thus, it can certainly be a hassle to understand how all of it works, especially when the move in itself already brings its fair share of stress![…] Read more

03-20-2018 |Would you rather spend your spare time doing your taxes or making your overdue changes of address? If the answer is none of the above, then this article is definitely for you and will save you from headaches ![…] Read more

03-20-2018 |You are moving to a new home and have a firearms license? Then, you must communicate your change of address to the Canadian Firearms Program (CFP) of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, as soon as possible, BEFORE your move. […] Read more

03-06-2018 |Moving to a new home can often be tiring and expensive. We get annoyed, we argue, we complain… there are so many negative emotions that nobody really wants to deal with during such memorable step in life! That’s why you want to be prepared in the best possible way […] Read more

03-06-2018 |In Quebec, as in the rest of Canada, anyone wishing to operate a pleasure boat must have in their possession a boat license issued by one of Transport Canada accredited course providers. Find out right here how to notify them […] Read more

05-23-2017 | When you have to move, knowing how to pack certainly comes in handy. Here are cool tips on how to strategically pack your home for your next move.[…] Read more

05-23-2017 | “How can moving boxes be that expensive?” a friend asked me recently, in advance  of her move. Yes, boxes can be expensive, but they are definitely required when moving. […] Read more

05-23-2017 | In general, it is hard to know precisely how far you will travel in a day. If you are on a tight schedule or are simply not interested in sightseeing, my advice is to benchmark some hotels/motels […] Read more

05-23-2017 | Not everyone knows this, but moving permanently to Canada, even just coming from our neighbors to the south, is not as simple as it sounds. Immigration requires a lot of paperwork! […] Read more

05-23-2017 | I’ve had this debate over the past few years, but I personally see many advantages, even financial ones, to renting my residence rather than buying it. […] Read more

05-23-2017 | Moving season is at its busiest right now. Some of you may have started packing your boxes, while others are already painting the walls of your new residence. […] Read more

05-23-2017 |Moving can be an exciting, life changing time but choosing the right neighborhood can have a powerful effect on your life after you’ve settled in. […] Read more

05-23-2017 | It is very easy to get an online quote to ship your car. You can use whatever search engine you like and type in “Car Shipping Canada”. […] Read more

05-23-2017 |In Part 1, I examined five quotes from different Canadian car carriers for a fictitious move. In the second part of this article, I will evaluate the cost of driving the vehicle. […] Read more