Moving to a new community takes a lot of time and coordination to find a place to live, arrange for health care, school enrolment, new driving license, mail forwarding, and many other tasks.
The following three essential videos and more information for newcomers to BC from other countries and provinces are available at Start Your Life in BC.
Watch video on arranging for health care in BC:
Watch video on finding a place to live:
Watch video on getting a BC Driving License:
Once you find a place to live, you have to arrange for utilities such as power, water, telephone, television and internet, to be hooked up.
A moving checklist from Canada Mortgage and Housing may be a helpful place to start planning your more.
Vernon has many service providers to help with your move including moving companies, storage companies, and services for your home, everything from cleaning carpets to installing utilities. For travel options for getting to Vernon, visit Tourism Vernon.