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Here at Ferguson Moving & Storage, we totally get that moving is overwhelming. As Comox 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 Comox 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 Comox 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 Comox 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 Penticton moving services.

 

A BRIEF HISTORY AND HELPFUL CONTACT INFORMATION FOR COMOX, BC

The Town of Comox is located on Highway #19, approximately 6 km southeast of Courtenay. Comox is
situated in the Comox Valley, in the Regional District of Comox-Strathcona, on the eastern side of
Vancouver Island.
The Comox Valley consists of the City of Courtenay, the Town of Comox, the Village of Cumberland,
CFB Comox Airbase and the Hamlet of Merville. On the west, the Comox Valley is bordered by the
Vancouver Island Mountain Range, with its beautiful Comox Glacier and Strathacona Park and on the
east by the Strait of Georgia, Baynes Sound, and Comox Harbour. The waters of three major rivers, the
Tsolum, the Puntledge, and the Browns, combine to form the Courtenay River, which flows across the
broad alluvial lowland into the head of Comox Harbour.
The population of Comox numbers approximately 13,008.

YESTERDAY AND TODAY
Comox was first settled by Salish First Nations. The first Europeans arrived in the 1860’s. Slowly,
Comox became a service centre and shipment point for the Comox Valley. The name Comox is a First
Nation’s word meaning “land of plenty”.
Today, Comox is mainly a residential community, but is surrounded by a rich agricultural area,
especially in fruit and vegetable growing. The Canadian Armed Forces Base at Comox and tourism also
contribute to a stable economy.

ATTRACTIONS
Comox Nautical Days – An annual event held in July, festivities include a parade, children’s activities
and fireworks.
Filberg Festival – This popular community event is held for four days in August. Over 120 artists and
entertainer display their craft.
Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park – A nine acre estate with beautifully landscaped gardens. The park is
host to the annual Filberg Festival.
Marine Park – Located in the heart of town, the park offers a children’s’ playground, boat launch and
picnic area.
Comox Air Force Museum – The museum traces the history of aviation and the traditions and customs of
Canada’s Air Force.
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COMOX, 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, contact:
“Comox Valley Echo”
407D Fifth St.
Courtenay, BC
V9N 1J7
(250) 334-4722
“Comox Valley Record”
765 McPhee Ave.
PO Box 3729
Courtenay, BC
V9N 7P1
(250) 338-5811
Local FM radio stations:
CKLR ………………………………… 97.3
CFCP …………………………………. 98.9

EDUCATION
For information regarding curriculum and enrollment procedures, please contact:
School District #71 (Comox Valley)
607 Cumberland Rd.
Courtenay, BC
V9N 7G5
(250) 334-5500
www.sd71.bc.ca
Conseil scolaire francophone de la Columbie-Britannique (School District 93)
180 – 10200 Shellbridge Way
Richmond, BC
V6X 2W7
(604) 214-2600
www.csf.bc.ca
Additional educational institutes:
North Island College
Comox Valley Campus
2300 Ryan Rd.
Courtenay, BC
V9N 8N6
(250) 334-5000
www.nic.bc.ca
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COMOX, BRITISH COLUMBIA
MEDICAL SERVICES
A list of names and addresses of physicians currently accepting new patients is available from:
St. Joseph’s General Hospital
2137 Comox Ave.
Comox, BC
V9M 1P2
(250) 339-2242
www.sjghcomox.ca

EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS
*Please confirm these emergency numbers when you arrive in your new community.
AMBULANCE …………………………………………… 911
FIRE ………………………………………………………….. 911
POLICE …………………………………………………….. 911

PUBLIC SERVICES
Cable TV: Shaw Cable ……………………………………………………………. (250) 334-0888
Website ……………………………………………………………………. www.shaw.ca
Hydro: B.C. Hydro ……………………………………………………………. 1-800-224-9376
Website ……………………………………………………………. www.bchydro.com
Gas: Fortisbc ………………………………………………………………… 1-888-224-2710
Website …………………………………………………………….. www.fortisbc.com
Telephone: Telus (outside BC) …………………………………………………. 1-888-811-2323
Telus (within BC) ……………………………………………………………. 310-2255
Website …………………………………………………………………. www.telus.com
Water: Public Works …………………………………………………………. (250) 339-5410
Garbage/Recycling: Comox Valley Regional District ………………………………. (250) 334-6000
Collection Inquiries-Emterra …………………………………… (250) 336-8066
Recycling Return Centre …………………………………………. (250) 339-0059
Recycling Hotline ………………………………………………….. 1-800-667-4321
The telephone area code for Comox is 250.
RECREATION
For information about facilities, clubs and sports leagues in your area, please contact:
Recreation Commission/Rec Centre ………………. (250) 339-2255
Parks Department ………………………………………… (250) 339-2421
Comox Branch Library …………………………………. (250) 339-2971
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COMOX, BRITISH COLUMBIA
TRANSPORTATION
Driver and Vehicle Registration (ICBC) ………… 1-800-950-1498
Comox Valley Transit Information ……………….. (250) 339-5453
BC Ferries ………………………………………………….. 1-888-223-3779

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:
Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce
2040 Cliffe Ave.
Courtenay, BC
V9N 2L3
(250) 334-3234
www.comoxvalleychamber.com
For other information on your new community, including brochures and area maps, contact:
Comox Town Clerk
1809 Beaufort Ave.
Comox, BC
V9M 1R9
(250) 339-2202
For more information about Comox, visit their website at www.comox.ca.

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