Before you begin moving

Notify this list of businesses about your move:

  • Electric & Water Company EPCOR 412-4000
  • Natural gas supplier DIRECT ENERGY ATCO 420-7838
  • Local telephone company TELUS 310-2255
  • Long distance telephone company.
  • Television company SHAW CABLE 490-3555
  • Stock Broker.
  • Investment Adviser.
  • Insurer.
  • Credit card companies.
  • Banks.
  • Magazine subscriptions and book clubs.
  • Religious organizations.
  • Sports club.
  • Arrange the timing of the shut-off and start-up of utilities so that you will
    be sure not to be without electricity, water, gas or phone service. Give
    yourself one or two days on both ends to compensate for potential delays.
  • Send out address change notices to friends and family.

Common things people forget to do:

  • Get copies of medical, dental, immunization, school and veterinarian records.
  • Advising subscriptions.
  • Pick up dry cleaning.
  • New address (keep handy at all times).
  • Cleaning supplies for cleaning after movers have loaded everything.
  • Garage door opener (remember to leave it behind).
  • Keys (gather up all house keys and leave for new home owner).