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Moving in West Vancouver, BC

Moving to West Vancouver?

Moving in West 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 move to West Vancouver or you’ve just arrived, we hope the following information will help you get established.

Schools

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

Medical Services

There are numerous clinics in West Vancouver (click for a map of clinics in West Vancouver), and the hospital closest to West Vancouver 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 West 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: http://www.fortisbc.com

 

BC Hydro – Electricity Customer Services

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

BC Hydro Website: https://www.bchydro.com/

 

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: http://www.theprovince.com/index.html

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

Email: subscribe@theprovince.com

 

The North Shore News Website - http://www.nsnews.com/index.html

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 distribution@nsnews.com

 

Other Resources

TRAC Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre

http://www.tenants.bc.ca/main/

 

The West Vancouver Community Website

http://westvancouver.ca/

 

Meet-up Groups for New Residents in West Vancouver

http://meeting-new-people.meetup.com/cities/ca/bc/west_vancouver/

 

The Welcome Wagon

http://www.welcomewagon.ca/