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Are You Thinking Of Moving & Looking For Removals Companies Serving Canada

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Are You Thinking Of Moving & Looking For Removals Companies Serving Canada

Are you in the process of planning a move to the Canada? If you have been searching for removals Canada, White & Company offer an excellent service and have been providing removals to and from the Canada for the past eighty years.

Our experienced staff will take care of your personal effects and help take the stress out of your move. Not only can White & Company offer a Canada removal service, we also cover all other countries in Europe and other international destinations as well. As founder members of BAR, FIDI & OMNI we have successfully moved thousands of people all over the globe.

About Canada and Removals Canada

It is often citied as being the preferred destination for British expats. Canada is seen to have the best quality of life and offers outstanding natural beauty. There are currently more than 650,000 British expats living in the country. It is the second largest country in the world and is divided into 10 provinces and three territories. The capital city is Ottawa although Toronto is the largest city. There are two official languages spoken, English and French, with more than 8 million Canadians speaking French.

Everyone in Canada has access to high quality healthcare, making it a very attractive place settle. You will need to get a visa; the Canadian Citizenship and Immigration service will be able to help you see if you are eligible. You can find information on their website: http://www.cic.gc.ca/app/ctcvac/english
You should make sure all your vaccinations are up to date; hepatitis B is recommended, as well as rabies if you are likely to be working with animals. You will also need to be able to show you can support yourself and any dependents, unless you already have employment in Canada, you will also need to pass a medical exam.

Visa requirements when relocating to the Canada and Removals Canada

If you are looking to move to Canada on an independent visa, you will need to see if you are eligible through the points based system. In 2003, Canada changed their points system by lowering it from 75 points to 67. The points system is the most popular way of immigrating to Canada and takes into account the following:

• Education – The level of your education, you can gain a maximum of 25 available points here.
• English and French language ability – you can obtain up to a maximum of 24 points if you can speak both languages proficiently.
• Work Experience – The number of years you’ve spent working. You can obtain a maximum of 21 points.
• Age – Your age will have an effect on your application when applying for a Canadian Visa. You can obtain a maximum of ten points if you are aged between 21-49 years old..
• Arranged Employment – If you have a job you can obtain up to ten points here.
• Adaptability – This is more complex and can depend on weather anyone in your family studied or lived in Canada. Ten points in total are available here.

Visa and work permit requirements may change at short notice; it is advisable to contact your respective embassy or consulate for the latest details.

Property Prices and Removals Canada

There are no restrictions on expats buying a property in Canada and as a general rule; it is usually a very straight forward process. The cost will vary considerably, depending on which city you choose. The highest sale prices are in large cities like Vancouver and Toronto. It may also be worth considering the impact of the weather when choosing a place to live. Severe Canadian winters with thick snow, will add extra heating costs.

You can expect to pay C$6,500 per square metre for an apartment in the Toronto City suburbs. A similar property in Vancouver would cost C$5,600.00 per square metre.

Here is a list of real estate agents, which may prove helpful in your search for a property:

• Century 21 First Canadian Corporation – http://www.century21.ca/firstcanadian
• Sotheby’s International Realty Canada – http://www.sothebysrealty.ca/en
• Coldwell Banker Lakes Realty – http://www.cblakes.com/
• MaxWell Realty Canada – http://www.maxwellrealty.ca/

Travel and Removals Canada

Most people will want to own a car in Canada. Car prices are less than in the UK and the price of petrol is also cheaper; although bear in mind that you will drive a lot further. There is a wide choice of public transport available, including railways, ferries and planes. Flying is often a good option for travelling between cities. There are 26 airports in the country, offering a good selection of domestic flights.

Schools and Removals Canada

Education standards in Canada are extremely high and the country has a good selection of schooling options. Canada provides free public schooling to all Canadian residents from first school to age 18. There are over 90 universities and more than 160 colleges across the country as well as private and international schools. Help to select a school can be found at: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/newcomers/before-education-schools.asp

Thing to do on arrival and Removals Canada

Learn about the different resources available to help you settle in Canada and consider calling an immigrant-serving organization in your city or town to learn about the services they can provide.

Apply for important documents such as:
• A Government health insurance card, so you can receive medical care in Canada. You should apply as soon as possible after arriving.
• A Social Insurance Number (SIN). You cannot work in Canada without a SIN.

Open a Canadian bank account. To open a bank account, you will need a social insurance number, passport, immigration information and proof of address
Apply for a Canadian Driver’s License. Each provincial department issues new driver’s licenses and although you are able to drive on your foreign license for several months, it is advisable to apply for a Canadian license as soon as possible.

Memorize the national emergency telephone number, which is 911. If you experience any type of emergency, use this number to call for help.

White & Company Removals Storage & Shipping
Hillsons Road
Botley
Southampton
SO30 2DY

Tel: 01489 854 286 for a free moving quote
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White & Company are proud winners of the British Association of Removers ‘Overseas Mover of the Year’ Competition 2016.

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When moving overseas, making sure you get the best exchange rate possible is essential to starting your new life on a sound footing. White & Company has an exclusive arrangement with an FX Firm (foreign exchange company). Simply follow the link below to see what additional monies you will receive compared to using your high street bank and to set up a free no obligation account. White & Company/foreign-exchange

Whether you need to arrange monthly payments to service an overseas mortgage, or wish to protect yourself against exchange rate fluctuations and fix the rate for up to a year, we will be able to suggest the most suitable way to do so. Open your free, no obligation account in as long as it takes to stop for a coffee.

White & Company Have Branches In The Following Locations

London
Bournemouth
Dunfermline
Farnborough
Forres,
Guernsey
Harrogate-York
Jersey
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