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Here at Ferguson Moving & Storage, we totally get that moving is overwhelming. As Smithers 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 in the Smithers 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 people 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 containers options!

Buildings managers love us and so will your new 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 carefully.

We have the only training facility for moving companies in BC, we show our crews how to disassemble and reassemble furniture that doesn’t fit out the doors. Plus, Ferguson moving and storage has 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 price. Your professional move manager will access everything before quoting your Smithers move. We never have hidden fees and you can count on it.

 

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

• Packing & Unpacking – We’re probably the only people you now know who actually enjoy packing and unpacking services.

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

 

A brief history on SMITHERS, BRITISH COLUMBIA
The Town of Smithers is located on the Yellowhead Highway #16, approximately 357 km east of Prince
Rupert and 378 km west of Prince George. Smithers is situated between the Hudson Bay Mountain
Range and the Babini Mountain Range, in the Bulkley Valley of Northern British Columbia. It is
strategically located on the CN Rail line.
Smithers has an average July temperature of 14.5°C. and an average January temperature of –12.7°C.
The average annual snowfall is 106.2 cm.
The population of Smithers numbers approximately 5,575.

YESTERDAY AND TODAY
Smithers was founded in 1913 as the Divisional Headquarters for the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, now
the Canadian National Railway. The community derived its name from Sir Alfred Smithers, who was the
Chairman of the Board of the Grand Trunk Pacific. The original survey of the townsite was completed
on June 20, 1913, by a B.C. Land Surveyor, Boyd C. Affleck, of Hazelton. This original plan, with a few
minor changes, is the one currently used by the town.
On October 12, 1921, Smithers had the distinction of becoming the first incorporated village in the
Province. On January 1, 1967, Smithers’ status was changed to that of a Town.
Today, Smithers is the regional service centre for the Bulkley Valley area. The town also serves as a
distribution centre for the lumber, mining, agricultural and transportation industries in the area. The
town is being increasingly recognized as the supply centre for a large proportion of west-central British
Columbia.
Smithers and the Bulkley Valley enjoy pleasant summers with light rainfall. With its marvelous scenic
surroundings, Smithers is considered one of the best outdoor recreational centres of Interior British
Columbia. Within a radius of a few miles is every conceivable outdoor attraction, such as skiing,
hunting, fishing, swimming, water-skiing, rock hounding, mountain climbing and trail riding.

ATTRACTIONS
Bulkley Valley Museum – This museum features the history of the area and native exhibits. There are
some temporary exhibits that change every few months.
Smithers Art Gallery – Opened in 1972, this gallery promotes local and regional artists.
Perimeter Trail – A 9.4 km all purpose recreational trail that winds throughout the town.
(02/11)

SMITHERS, BRITISH COLUMBIA
ATTRACTIONS (CONT)

Annual Events – The town is host to numerous annual festivities including the Mid-Summer Festival in
June, Canada Day Celebrations in July, the Demolition Derby in September and the popular Bulkley
Valley Exhibition, held the last weekend in August.
Bulkley Farmers Market – The market is held on Saturdays, during the months of May-October, from
8:00 am – 12:00 pm. Vendors include fresh produce, baked goods, herbs and handicrafts.

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:
“Interior News”
3764 Broadway
Smithers, BC
V0J 2N0
(250) 847-3266

MEDICAL SERVICES
A list of names and addresses of physicians currently accepting new patients is available from:
Bulkley Valley District Hospital
3950 – 8th Ave.
Smithers, BC
V0J 2N0
(250) 847-2611
www.northernalberta.ca

EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS
*Please confirm these emergency numbers when you arrive in your new community.
AMBULANCE ……………………………………………. (250) 847-8808
FIRE ………………………………………………………….. (250) 847-2345
R.C.M.P. …………………………………………………….. (250) 847-3233

RECREATION
For information about facilities, clubs, sports leagues and public libraries in your area, please contact:
Recreation, Parks and Culture ……………………….. (250) 847-1600
Smithers Public Library ……………………………….. (250) 847-3043
Civic Centre Arena ………………………………………. (250) 847-5719

SMITHERS, BRITISH COLUMBIA
EDUCATION

For information regarding curriculum and enrollment procedures, please contact:
School District #54 (Bulkley Valley)
1235 Montreal St.
PO Box 758
Smithers, BC
V0J 2N0
(250) 877-6820
www.sd54.bc.ca
Additional educational institutions:
Northwest Community College
Smithers Campus
3966 – 2nd Ave.
P.O. Box 3606
Smithers, BC
V0J 2N0
(250) 847-4461
www.nwcc.bc.ca

PUBLIC SERVICES

Cable TV: CityWest ………………………………………………………………. 1-800-442-8664
Website ……………………………………………………………….. www.citywest.ca
Hydro: BC Hydro ………………………………………………………………1-800-224-9376
Website ………………………………………………………….. www.byhydro.com
Gas: Pacific Northern Gas ……………………………………………… 1-800-667-2297
Website ……………………………………………………………………. www.png.ca
Water/Garbage: Operational Services ………………………………………………. (250) 847-1649
Telephone: Telus (outside BC) …………………………………………………. 1-888-811-2323
Telus (within BC) ……………………………………………………………. 310-2255
Website …………………………………………………………………. www.telus.com
The telephone area code for Smithers is 250.

TRANSPORTATION
Driver Licencing (ICBC) ……………………………… 1-800-450-1498
Smithers and District Public Transit ………………. (250) 847-4993

SMITHERS, BRITISH COLUMBIA
OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION

The Chamber of Commerce is the best source of information about your new community. Many of these
groups have brochures and booklets full of local facts. Please contact:
Smithers District Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 2379
Smithers, BC
V0J 2N0
(250) 847-5072
Smitherschamber.com
For other information about your new community, including area maps and brochures, please contact:
Town Clerk
1027 Aldous Street
PO Box 879
Smithers, BC
V0J 2N0
(250) 847-1600
For more information about Smithers, visit their website at www.smithers.ca.

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providing valuable information about your new area and gifts from local merchants.

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