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PORT COQUITLAM, BRITISH COLUMBIA

As Port Coquitlam Movers, Ferguson Moving and Storage is committed to giving you the best
information for helping you move to or within Port Coquitlam.

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

 

A BRIEF HISTORY AND HELPFUL CONTACT INFORMATION FOR PORT COQUITLAM

We hope you will find the following information useful.

The City of Port Coquitlam is a part of the Tri Cities, which also includes Coquitlam and Port
Moody. The Tri-Cities are located in the Greater Vancouver Regional District. Port Coquitlam is located
approximately 32 km southeast of Vancouver, off Highway #1. It is surrounded by the Fraser River
to the south, Pitt River to the east, Burke Mountain to the north and the Coquitlam River to the
west.

The average summer temperature of Port Coquitlam is 20°C and the average winter temperature is 0°C.
The average annual amount of precipitation that falls on Port Coquitlam is 1,850 mm.

The population of Port Coquitlam numbers approximately 55,375.

HISTORY

The first Europeans to explore this area were Simon Fraser’s expedition party in 1808, when they
traveled up the Fraser River. The McLean family was the first Europeans to settle in the Port
Coquitlam area.

Port Coquitlam was incorporated as a city in 1913. The name Coquitlam comes from the Native Indian
word Kwikwitlem meaning “little red fish in river.”

ATTRACTIONS

Annual Festivals – Port Coquitlam is host to numerous annual festivities including the May Day
Festival, held in the spring to celebrate springtime, Canada Day Celebrations in July, Harvest Festival held
in October and Hyde Creek Salmon Festival in November.

Parks – Port Coquitlam maintains 266 hectares of parkland and 46 km of trail ways.

Traboulay PoCo Trail – A 24 km trail the circles the city. The partially paved and gravel trail
travels through meadows, forests, marshes and along the riverfront. It is ideal for walking,
biking and horseback riding.

Lions Park – Situated close to the downtown core, on the Coquitlam River, this park is host to
Music In the Park, a summer long series of free outdoor concerts.

Port Coquitlam Farmer’s Market – The market is held on Thursdays, from 300 pm to 7:00 pm, during
the months of May-October. Vendors include fresh produce, baked goods, meats, cheeses
plants and flowers.

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:

“The Tri-City News”
1405 Broadway St. Port Coquitlam, BC V3C 6L6
(604) 525-6397

EDUCATION

For information regarding curriculum and enrollment procedures, please contact:

School District #43 (Coquitlam)
550 Poirier St. Coquitlam, BC V3J 6A7
(604) 939-9201 www.sd43.bc.ca

Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique
180–10200 Shellbridge Way
Richmond, BC V6X 2W7
(604) 214-2600 www.csf.bc.ca

For information about the Catholic school board please contact: Catholic Independent Schools of the
Vancouver Archdiocese
150 Robson St.
Vancouver, BC V6B 2A7
(604) 683-9331 www.cisva.bc.ca

MEDICAL SERVICES

A list of names and addresses of physicians currently accepting new patients is available from:

Eagle Ridge Hospital & Health Care Centre
475 Guildford Way Port Moody, BC V3H 3W9
(604) 461-2022
www.fraserhealth.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 ………………………………………………………….. (604) 629-8888
Website ……………………………………………………………………. www.shaw.ca

Hydro: B.C. Hydro …………………………………………………………… 1-800-224-9376
Website …………………………………………………………….. www.bchydro.com

Gas: Terasen Gas …………………………………………………………. 1-888-224-2710
Website …………………………………………………………….. www.terasen.com

Garbage/Recycling: Collection Inquiries ……………………………………………….. (604) 927-5496
Recycling Depot …………………………………………………….. (604) 945-3313

Water: Billing Inquiries ……………………………………………………. (604) 927-5425
Connection Inquiries ………………………………………………. (604) 927-5420

Telephone: Telus (outside BC) ………………………………………………… 1-888-811-2323
Telus (within BC) ……………………………………………………………. 310-2255
Website …………………………………………………………………. www.telus.com

The telephone area code for Port Coquitlam is 604.

RECREATION

For information about facilities, clubs and sports leagues in your area, please contact:
Parks & Recreation Dept. ……………………………… (604) 927-7900
Terry Fox Library ………………………………………… (604) 927-7999
Hyde Creek Recreation Centre ………………………. (604) 927-7946
Port Coquitlam Recreation Complex ……………… (604) 927-7970

TRANSPORTATION

Driver Services-ICBC ………………………………….. 1-800-950-1498
Translink (Public Transit) …………………………….. (604) 953-3333
West Coast Express (Train) ………………………….. (604) 488-8906

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:

Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce, Serving Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody
1209 Pinetree Way Coquitlam, BC V3B 7Y3
(604) 464-2716 www.tricitieschamber.com

For other information on your new community, including brochures and area maps, contact:
City Clerk 2580 Shaughnessy St. Port Coquitlam, BC V3C 2A8
(604) 927-5411

For more information about Port Coquitlam, visit their website at www.portcoquitlam.ca.

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