Important information that you must to know before to moving to Burlington from Montreal. Burlington Ontario is a city that attracts many different types of cultures and citizens from all over the province due to its scenic waterfront and many areas of natural beauty. The city every year holds many artistic and musical festivals that give the reputation as Canada’s third best city to reside in. Currently the city of Burlington has a population of approximately 164,415 with 37% of the population who speak English, and only approximately 10% of the population who openly speak French as a second language. If you believe that Burlington is an excellent city to make a transition from a city such as Montreal, Planning and research will often assist you or your family in creating a successful move. The distance from Montreal to Burlington is approximately 594 kilometers, which translates into about 6 hours and 46 minutes of driving depending on the speed of the vehicle. The most direct route from Montreal to Burlington would be to travel along the Autoroute 720 West, until merging onto Autoroute 20 West. Eventually once crossing provincial borders, you will be driving along Ontario Highway 401 West, where a lot of your travelling will be on this highway. Once entering the city of Toronto you will take exit 352 and merge onto Ontario 427 South and following signs onto the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) One more merge will be made onto Ontario highway 403 West which will take you into the city limits of Burlington. Keeping an eye out for important exits and equipping your trip with Ontario road maps or even portable GPS systems are always a great idea to ensure you do not get lost on route to the city. While on route to Burlington you will be passing many different cities past the Ontario Quebec border such as Kingston, Bellville, Oshawa, Pickering, Toronto, Mississauga, Oakville, until making it into the city limits of Burlington. If you have travelled to Hamilton then you know you have traveled to far. Burlington has a strong economy that is diversely spread through out the geography of the city and surrounding areas. Due to its location in the golden horseshoe, many large industries have based their companies here to help strengthen the Greater Toronto Area. If this is one reason you have decided to move to Burlington then often this is a beneficial thing not only for the province but also for your future. However employment should not be your only decision, Burlington offers a number of education institutions both primary and post secondary. There are 28 public elementary schools and 13 Roman Catholic elementary schools in Burlington, so often it may come down to preference when deciding on a school for your children. Also the city hosts seven public high schools, and three Catholic high schools. If you are past the point of being in the public school system and want to experience post secondary in the city McMaster University offers many different programs in the field of business. A new south Wales Australia institution and Charles Strut University also offer programs in the field of business. The only college in the city is the Canadian Therapeutic College affiliated to the Canadian College of Dental Health. If you are going to rely on public transportation to get around the city, Burlington does offer public transportation services known as Burlington Transit. The transit runs on a grid through out the city but also connects to three GO stations that connect to the GTA such as Toronto. If you have not yet been able to find a service on locating a new home or apartment in the city of Burlington, there are many available online for you to search with your family before your designated day of moving. Depending on your budget and preference there are many places to choose from in the city with breath taking views. If you are looking for a dwelling near important areas such as a hospital, the city offers many of these public services around the city. Some of the more popular hospitals are located along the waterfront on Lakeshore road such as the Joseph Brandt Memorial Hospital, with views along the coast of Lake Ontario. Doing your research on local by laws and provincial legislation will always ensure you have found the right home or apartment for the right price. Due to the large amount of distance and travelling between Montreal and Burlington its always an excellent idea to visit the city before your destined moving date, not only to get familiar with the area but to also get conditioned to the amount of travelling that will take place. Burlington offers many great restaurants and accommodations as well as festivals and places of interest such as the Royal Botanic Gardens (worlds largest lilac collection) Mount Nemo Conservation Area and the Burlington Art Center if you are one who has a taste in various art exhibits. If looking for a restaurant to visit for you and your family, the city offers many different types of cuisines such as Japanese, Mediterranean, Chinese, Italian just to mention a few. Also if looking for an affordable hotel in the city, because of its location along lake Ontario often choosing an accommodation can be one that lasts in your memories for years to come. Burlington is an excellent city for more then one reason alone, no matter your choice on living in Canada’s third best city to live in, doing your research and planning ahead will help make this transition from Montreal a stress free operation. If deciding on a moving company from Montreal to assist in a move from Montreal to Burlington, be sure to ask the company if they have any experience in the city of Burlington and know their current traffic laws. If you have a piano or pool table, ask if the movers have experience and all equipment for that! If you want to move your piano or pool table to Burlington from Montreal, ask if the movers have experience and all equipment for that! Selecting Montreal VASY MOVING - you are going to make sure your possessions are safely and securely transferred, and that this is done as quickly as possible. The choice is up to you! Good luck and happy moving!


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