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Tag: The Move to Montréal

Ahhh yes, the joys of Québec bureacracy

When you move to Québec, you have 6-months to change your healthcare, drivers licence, vehicle registration, and insurance. What they…

Just like when we were young

We’ve been asked repeatedly, why we were in such a rush to get to Montreal before the summer started? Why…

Those first days in Montreal

Ok… the first days of living in Montreal. Initially, there was a lot of dining out… there was no stuff…

Moving critters across Canada

One of the more stressful and emotional parts of moving is figuring out what to do with the critters/living things…

Ontario and finally, Quebec

Even with our overnight attempts at recreating a college football/rugby dorm room (drying clothing everywhere), not all of the motorcycle…

Ontario, Ontario, and more Ontario

Remember in the previous post that I mentioned another Calgarian who had just passed through Winnipeg on his motorbike, also…

Manitoba and the huge province called Ontario

After day one we vowed to never drive during the “bug time” again; however, upon waking up in Brandon, dP…

In one day you can drive Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba

Here we are… day 1… driving through three provinces with bikes, a Jeep, and a motorbike. It would have been…

Those Construction Guys

Remember all that construction that we started in May with the dramatic, tween-like, construction guys… well… where do I start?…

Still at it but there are some “done” shots

This whole “get-the-house-ready-for-the-renters-who-will-probably-wreck-it” thing is all consuming. We’ve had some successes and some failures. Firstly, a shot of quick success:…

Prep for the Move Across Canada (the saga) Continues

We are entering crunch time for construction and everyone is starting to stress out. There are many late nights of…

In the Midst of Renovations: The Basement

The Great Move Across Canada doesn’t end with us finding a house in Montreal. It begins the next phase: doing…

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