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Here at Ferguson Moving & Storage, we totally get that moving is overwhelming. As Armstrong Movers have the solutions you need.

For more than 97 years, we have been asked to come into homes like yours for the purpose of moving peoples treasured furniture and other belongings. We think you deserve the highest level of moving service to the Armstrong area. That is why we act like a concierge for your move. We assign every move with a single point of contact from beginning to end. Our personalized service in moving means you won’t have to meet our entire office staff, just one single caring manager that will look after your moving needs. Our mission is to make sure you are looked after before during and after moving day.

We really do want to make sure you are moved with the uttermost care. That’s why we offer the highest quality movers, packing materials and customer care. We blanket wrap your furniture in your home before it moves. So you can see us caring.

We’ll pack up & move your finest electronics

Need audio/video disconnection service? Perhaps you need you your Plasma TV packed because you didn’t keep the original TV Box. We offer customized packing and watch out for even the finer details.

We know your neighbourhood.

We’ve been moving BC residents for nearly 100 years. So we won’t have any trouble navigating to your old home or your new one. Not ready to move in yet? Ask us about our storage container options!

Buildings managers love us and so will your new Armstrong neighbours.

We’ll take care to protect your building’s entrance floors and work with your building managers to make sure elevators are padded and locked before the movers even arrive.

We know how to work fast and move your items carefully.

We have the only training facility for moving companies that shows our crews how to disassemble and reassemble furniture that doesn’t fit out the doors. Plus, we have access to specialty companies to service universal gyms, pool tables and more.

This is all part of your guaranteed flat moving quote.

All the above services are genuinely included in your flat rate moving price. Your professional move manager will access everything before quoting your move. We never have hidden fees and you can count on it.

 

Below are more services we offer at Ferguson Moving & Storage:

• Packing and Unpacking Moving Tips- We’re probably the only people you now know in Armstrong who actually enjoy packing and unpacking services.

Ferguson Moving & Storage in Vancouver has partnered with FROGBOX to make your move less stressful on you and the planet. Book your move with Ferguson today and we’ll include 20 FREE FROGBOX moving boxes at no charge.

Moving Cleaning Service- Ferguson Movers help take the moving strains and stress off you by providing you with their professional cleaning service. Ferguson Movers will leave your house smelling fresh and clean for the new residents, ultimately leaving you with more time and energy to unpack and settle in your new home.
We have made a handy moving cleaning checklist that you can print off if you want to clean yourself after the movers are gone or we offer a flat rate cleaning serviceto clean your home or just a few rooms using the same cleaning checklist.

Click here for additional FAQ’s and information about our Armstrong moving services.

 

A BRIEF HISTORY AND HELPFUL CONTACT INFORMATION FOR ARMSTRONG, BRITISH COLUMBIA

The City of Armstrong is located on Highway #97A, 23 km north of Vernon and 15 km south of
Enderby. Armstrong is situated in the heart of the Spallumcheen Valley, in the Regional District of
North Okanagan.
Armstrong has an average January temperature of -3.3°C and an average July temperature of 20.6°C.
The average annual snowfall is 150 cm and the average annual rainfall is 358 mm.
The population of Armstrong numbers approximately 4,700.

YESTERDAY AND TODAY
In 1892 when the Shuswap/Okanagan railway was completed the stop at Armstrong consisted of a lone
boxcar serving as a station. The city was named after William Heaton-Armstrong, a private banker who
sold bonds for the railway. Armstrong was incorporated into city status in March 1913.
Today, the economy of Armstrong is based on commercial and industrial businesses, but is mainly
supported by agriculture. The products of the surrounding District of Spallumcheen, many of which,
(Armstrong cheddar cheese, a regional specialty, green alfalfa and golden wheat) are shipped throughout
the world.

ATTRACTIONS
The Interior Provincial Exhibition – This popular community event is held annually on the long weekend
in September. Festivities include agricultural displays, competitions and a midway.
Village Cheese Company – The company offers tours of their award winning cheese and ice cream
factory.
Armstrong and Spallumcheen Museum and Art Gallery – Exhibits trace the history of Armstrong and the
surrounding area. The Art Gallery is home to permanent and visiting exhibits from local and regional
artists.
Farmers Market – Held from April to October, on Saturdays from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm, at the Fair
Grounds. Vendors include fresh produce, baked goods and crafts.
Memorial Park – This popular community park offers an outdoor swimming pool, playground, manicured
flower beds and a picnic area.
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ARMSTRONG, BRITISH COLUMBIA
MEDIA
One of the best ways to learn about your new community is to subscribe to the local newspaper. Many
publishers will mail their newspaper to you, even before you move. For more information, please
contact:
“Okanagan Advertiser”
PO Box 610
Armstrong, BC
V0E 1B0
(250) 546-3121
www.okadvertiser.com

EDUCATION
For information regarding curriculum and enrollment procedures, please contact:
School District 83 (North Okanagan/Shuswap)
220 Shuswap St. NE
PO Box 129
Salmon Arm, BC
V1E 4N2
(250) 832-2157
www.sd83.bc.ca

MEDICAL SERVICES
A list of names and addresses of physicians currently accepting new patients is available from:
Pleasant Valley Health Centre
3800 Patten Dr.
Armstrong, BC
V0E 1B2
(250) 546-4700
Vernon Jubilee Hospital
2101 – 32 St. South
Vernon, BC
V1T 5L2
(250) 545-2211
www.interiorhealth.ca

EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS
*Please confirm these emergency numbers when you arrive in your new community.
AMBULANCE …………………………………………… 911
FIRE ………………………………………………………….. 911
POLICE …………………………………………………….. 911
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ARMSTRONG, BRITISH COLUMBIA
PUBLIC SERVICES
Cable: Sun Country Cablevision Ltd. ………………………………….. (250) 546-9667
Website …………………………………………………………….. www.sunwave.net
Hydro: B.C. Hydro ……………………………………………………………. 1-800-224-9376
Website ……………………………………………………………. www.bchydro.com
Gas: FortisBC ……………………………………………………………….. 1-888-224-2710
Website …………………………………………………………….. www.fortisbc.com
Water/Garbage: City Office …………………………………………………………….. (250) 546-3023
Telephone: Telus (outside BC) …………………………………………………. 1-888-811-2323
Telus (within BC) ……………………………………………………………. 310-2255
Website ………………………………………………………………… www.telus.com
The telephone area code for Armstrong is 250.

RECREATION
For information about recreational programs in Armstrong, contact:
Recreation Commission/Arena ……………………… (250) 546-9456
Armstrong Branch Library ……………………………. (250) 546-8311

TRANSPORTATION
Driver Services – (ICBC) ……………………………… 1-800-950-1498
North Okanagan Transit System ……………………. (250) 545-7221

OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION
The Chamber of Commerce is the best source of information about your new community. Many of these
groups have booklets and brochures full of local facts. Please contact:
Armstrong-Spallumcheen Chamber of Commerce
3550 Bridge St.
PO Box 118
Armstrong, BC
V0E 1B0
(250) 546-8155
www.aschamber.com
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ARMSTRONG, BRITISH COLUMBIA
OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION (cont)
For other information about your new community, including area maps and brochures, please contact:
City Clerk
3570 Bridge St.
PO Box 40
Armstrong, BC
V0E 1B0
(250) 546-3023
For more information about Armstrong, visit their website at www.cityofarmstrong.bc.ca.

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