CANADA POST

CANADA POST

June 27, 2005 11:38 ET

Canada Post: Media Advisory-Organizational Expert Offers Smart Moving Tips

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - June 27, 2005) - Moving homes can be one of the most stressful events that someone ever goes through. With Quebecers preparing for the big July 1 moving day, there are many people looking for advice on how to make their move stress free.

Moving and organizational expert Roxanne Saulnier provides tips on behalf of Canada Post's smartmoves to help make the process easier. The Web site, smartmoves.ca , is a one-stop shop where people can find moving advice and tips. It also features the popular online change of address notification service.

One of the biggest problems associated with moving is getting everything organized - including legal documents, logistics, or dealing with the kids. Roxanne offers advice about getting organized before the move and staying organized after the move.

Here is a sample of tips:

- Take the opportunity to reduce clutter by paring down on items in your home, like furniture, old CDs, and books

- Arrange for mail redirection. A visit to smartmoves.ca makes it easy to change your address and notify organizations who send you mail that you've moved

- Arrange care for young children and pets during the busy packing, loading, and moving days

- Pack a weekend bag to help get through the transition days, including the last days of packing and first days in your new home

For comprehensive moving advice and tips, visit Canada Post's smartmoves.ca.

Contact Information

  • Manning Selvage & Lee
    Simon Falardeau
    (514) 842-1077
    Cell.: (514) 755-5831