Important information you need to know before you start your move to Pickering from Montreal. Pickering, Ontario is a part of the Greater Toronto Area but more formally in Durham Region sitting immediately east of Toronto. Pickering is often known as “P-Town” gaining a huge influence during the cities rapid growth following World War Two. Much like other areas of Durham region the northern part of the city is mainly suburban leading further into rural smaller communities. Currently Pickering has an approximate population of 100, 273 with the majority of the population speaking English as a first language, followed closely by other foreign languages due to the high diversity within the population. Covering all the proper research steps necessary can be difficult and take up much valuable time if not researching the proper material such as distance and the amount of travelling that is involved during your long distance move from Montreal to Pickering. Geographically speak Pickering is located 505 kilometers from Montreal which can translate into approximately 5 hours and 43 minutes of driving depending on the speed of the vehicle and destined route chosen. If taking the most direct route from Montreal to Pickering you would travel along Autoroute 720 West until merging onto Autoroute 20. Once crossing provincial borders into Ontario you will be traveling along provincial highway 401 West, where the majority of your traveling will be until reaching the city of Pickering. Equipping your ride with proper road maps or GPS systems are always great suggestions to ensure no mistakes are made in transit. During your move to Pickering from Montreal you will pass major cities once passing provincial borders such as Cornwall, Brockville, Kingston, Belleville, Trenton, Cobourg, Clarington, Bomanville, Oshawa, and Ajax until finally making it to the city of Pickering. Pickering is limited in post secondary school opportunities however not far in the city of Oshawa located in the same municipality (Durham Region) There are 3 post secondary institutions, The University of Ontario Institute of Technology and Durham College. Both the University and College are located right beside each other however Trent University, which is based out of Peterborough Ontario, also hosts a small campus in the cities west end that opened in 2010. If you have children that will be attending the pubic school system, the public school board operates 17 elementary schools and 2 secondary schools; as well the Catholic school board runs 8 elementary schools and 1 secondary school. Researching which institution best suits your needs or the needs of your child will always ensure you made the right choice. If you are going to be taking advantage of the public services within the city, Pickering does offer public transportation run through Durham Region Transit. Durham Transit operates busses in all surrounding cities of Durham Region including Pickering but is more primarily based in Oshawa. GO Transit also offers bus and train services that can connect many people to Toronto from the Pickering GO station. Pickering has a variety of homes that are currently on market as well as apartments that will fit the budget of any student looking to further their education offered in Durham Region living in the city of Pickering. From town houses, duplex, sky rises, or just a simple bungalow, Pickering has just the right market to fit the rapidly growing population found in this part of the Greater Toronto Area. Researching local by laws and provincial legislation will always ensure you are not take n advantage of by a potential land lord or real estate agent when going to make the final selection on your new home. Before your destined moving date, its always a great suggestion to visit the city of Pickering, to not only better acquaint your self with the local streets but to also condition yourself for the amount of traveling time that is included in your long distance move from Montreal to Pickering. Often if you have children, having them attend this weekend trip can make them feel included on some of the decision making of finding a new home, after all making a transition to a new city or even province can be difficult trying to adjust. There are many services and accommodations located in Pickering, making your visit one that will be memorable and exciting for your final moving date. Some of the more popular restaurants found in Pickering are focused on international cuisine such as India, Caribbean, Asian, Thai and old fashioned bar and grilled. There are two popular hotels that are found in the city limits of Pickering, the Comfort Inn and the Moodies Motor Inn both located on Kingston road in Pickering. Accomplishing a long distance move from Montreal to Pickering can be achieved with the proper research and budgeting prior to your destined moving date. When selecting Montreal movers for your long distance move from Montreal to Pickering, it is important during your investigating with the prospect company, if they have experiencing moving prior clients to the province of Ontario or to the city of Pickering in general, this will not only show professionalism on your part but keep your mind at ease during this transition. Moving from Montreal to Pickering can be complex with many steps implicated to ensure everything goes as planned with precision and care. Thus finding a reliable and experienced long-distance moving company is important when planning such a large move from Montreal to Pickering. Finding a reliable mover can give you the satisfaction and peace of mind keeping you focused on other tasks involved during the move. Selecting the right moving company or long distance movers in Montreal in general without the appropriate research can be time consuming, however checking company references, prior satisfied customer referrals, and that the moving company you choose operates or has operated in the past with the city you'll need to move to will always keep you one step ahead in your move. If you want to move your piano or pool table to Pickering from Montreal, ask if the movers have experience and all equipment for that! Selecting Montreal VASY Moving Service - 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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