Moving to New Westminster?
At 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 New Westminster or you’ve just arrived, we hope the following information will help you get established.
The New Westminster School District website provides a list of schools in New Westminster with registration information, meal plan program information, and more.
There are numerous clinics in New Westminster (click for a map of clinics in New Westminster), and the hospital closest to New Westminster is Royal Columbian Hospital:
Royal Columbian Hospital
330 East Columbia Street
New Westminster, B.C.
To find more health services in New Westminster, 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
Fortis BC – Natural Gas Customer Service
Toll free: 1-888-224-2710
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
Toll Free: 1-866-684-7487
Shaw Internet – Sales & Customer Care
Technical Support: 604-629-3000
Shaw Television – Sales & Customer Care
Telus Mobility – Phone
Canada toll-free: 1-866-558-2273
Telus Home Phone & Internet
Within Alberta and BC: 604-310-2255
Telus TV and Satellite TV
Within Alberta & BC: 604-310-6988
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
Outside Lower Mainland: 1-800-663-2662
The Royal City Record Website – http://www.royalcityrecord.com/index.html
The Royal City Record – General Inquiries
The Royal City Record – Circulation
TRAC Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre
The City of New Westminster Website
Meet-up Groups for New Residents in New Westminster
The Welcome Wagon