Moving to North Vancouver?

Moving in North VancouverAt LaPorte Moving & Storage, we believe that we have a responsibility to help our customers get settled in to their new homes. In our minds, the job doesn’t end when we finish unloading your belongings.

In addition to our moving services, we offer information about many of the regions we serve to help newly moved families get acquainted with their new locale.

If you’re planning to North Vancouver or you’ve just arrived, we hope the following information will help you get established.



The North Vancouver School District website provides a list of schools in North Vancouver with registration information, meal plan program information, and more.

Medical Services

There are numerous clinics in North Vancouver (click for a map of clinics in North Vancouver), and its main hospital is Lions Gate Hospital:

Lions Gate Hospital

231 E 15th Street
North Vancouver, B.C.
V7L 2L7

Phone: 604-988-3131
Fax: 604-984-5838

To find more health services in North Vancouver, you can use the search function on the Fraser Health website.


Utility Service Providers (Gas/Electric/Cable/Phone)

Fortis BC – Electricity General Inquiries

Toll free:  1-866-436-7847
International:  1-250-368-0690
Fax:  866-540-6732

Fortis BC – Natural Gas Customer Service

Toll free: 1-888-224-2710
International: 1-250-979-4900
Fax: 1-888-224-2720

Fortis BC Website:


BC Hydro – Electricity Customer Services

Greater Vancouver: 604-224-9376
Other Areas: 1-800-224-9376

BC Hydro Website:


Shaw Home Phone -Sales & Customer Care

Local: 604-629-8888
Toll Free: 1-866-684-7487

Shaw Internet – Sales & Customer Care

Local: 604-629-8888
Technical Support: 604-629-3000

Shaw Television – Sales & Customer Care

Local: 604-629-8888
Mandarin/Cantonese: 604-629-8882


Telus Mobility – Phone

Canada toll-free: 1-866-558-2273
Vancouver: 604-291-2355

Telus Home Phone & Internet

Within Alberta and BC: 604-310-2255

Telus TV and Satellite TV

Within Alberta & BC: 604-310-6988


Local Newspapers

The Province Website:

The Province Home Delivery, Subscription and Retail Single Copy Inquiries

Customer care centre & 24-Hour automated service: 604-605-7381

Fax: 604-605-2914

Outside Lower Mainland: 1-800-663-2662



The North Shore News

The North Shore News Website –

The North Shore News Distribution

Local: 604-986-1337

Fax: 604-985-3227

For delivery issues (stop/start, or general inquires) please call 604-986-1337 or email


Other Resources

TRAC Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre


The City of North Vancouver Website


Meet-up Groups for New Residents in North Vancouver