Cities

City of Ottawa www.ottawa.ca

Private Schools

Appleby College appleby.on.ca
905-845-4681
ARS Armenian Private School arsdayschool.ca
416-491-2675
Trafalgar Castle School www.castle-ed.com
905-668-3358

Public Schools & Boards

Alberta Education www.education.gov.ab.ca
Conseil Scolaire de District Catholique Centre-Sud www.csdccs.edu.on.ca
416-397-6564/1-800-274-3764
French-language Catholic schools provide education for over 12,000 students in 41 elementary schools and eight secondary schools. The board covers the area from the Niagara Peninsula to Peterborough, and from Lake Ontario to Georgian Bay.
Conseil Scolaire Public de District du Centre-SW www.csdcso.on.ca
416-614-0844
Toronto’s French public schools are non-denominational, serving French-language students from kindergarten to Grade 12 in 29 elementary schools and eight secondary schools across southern Ontario.
Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) www.tcdsb.org
416-222-8282
In addition to following the provincial curriculum, TCDSB offers religious Catholic education to nearly 90,000 students in 201 elementary and secondary schools in Toronto. All TCDSB secondary school students must wear a uniform; for elementary school students a dress code is in effect.
Toronto District School Board (TDSB) www.tdsb.on.ca
416-397-3000
TDSB is Canada’s largest school board and one of the world’s most linguistically diverse. Students speak over 80 languages as a first or second tongue. Two hundred seventy thousand students are enrolled in programs at 555 elementary and secondary schools. In addition to the regular curriculum, the board offers specialized programs including special-needs and gifted programs, technical education, international baccalaureate and after-school language courses. Call or visit their website to find out which TDSB school serves your address or to check if schools are accepting students under the Optional Attendance Program.

Universities

Carleton University www.carleton.ca
Saint-Paul University www.ustpaul.uottawa.ca
Universite du Quebec en Outaoais www.uqo.ca
University of Ottawa www.uottawa.ca

Services

211 Toronto www.211toronto.ca
Access Toronto www.city.toronto.on.a
Alberta Blue Cross www.ab.bluecross.ca
Alberta Health and Wellness www.health.gov.ab.ca
Calgary Economic Development www.calgaryeconomicdevelopment.com
Calgary Herald www.calgaryherald.com/digital
The Calgary Herald offers the most comprehensice news, information and special features package available in all of southern Alberta.
Canada Post www.canadapost.ca
Child Care Information www.afchildcare.on.ca
Elections Alberta www.voterlink.ab.ca
Register to vote. Your vote is a mark that matters - register to vote in the new provincial election.
Garbage Collection & Recycling http://www.toronto.ca/garbage/
Ontario Ministry of Transportation www.mto.gov.on.ca
Ottawa Chamber of Commerce www.greaterottawachamber.com
The OCC provides networking, professional and business development opportunities and member benefits an services directly to business.  it also provides its members with a united voice of business representation through effective research, consultation and liason with key decision makers and influences.
Ottawa Chamber of Commerce www.ottawachamber.ca
Ottawa
Ottawa Citizen www.canada.com/ottawacitizen/index.html

The Ottawa Citizen, read by 80 percent of English newspaper readers.  Sunday to Saturday. 

Ottawa International Airport www.ottawa-airport.ca
Regina Chamber of Commerce www.reginachamber.com
Saskatchewan
Tourism Calgary www.tourismcalgary.com
Utilities Consumer Advocate www.utilitiesconsumeradvocate.gov.ab.ca
Via Rail www.viarail.ca
Toronto
Welcome Wagon Ltd www.welcomewagon.ca
Montreal
Welcome Wagon Ltd. www.welcomewagon.ca
Toronto
Winnipeg Free Press www.winnipegfreepress.com
Winnipeg & MB

Dentists

Alberta Dental Assocaiation and College www.abda.ab.ca
Ontario Dental Association www.dental.oda.on.ca

Doctors

College of Physicians and Surgeons www.cpso.on.ca
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario www.cpso.on.ca

Health & Wellness

Calgary Health Region wwww.calgaryhealthregion.ca
Toronto Public Health www.toronto.ca/health

Hospitals

Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario www.cheo.on.ca

Attractions

Ontario Science Centre www.ontariosciencecentre.ca
416-696-1000
Hundreds of exciting exhibits, including KidSpark, a learn-through-play space, and an IMAX theater. New in June, 2008, is the interactive Facing Mars exhibit.
Riverdale Farm www.friendsofriverdalefarm.com
416-392-6794
A free, year-round, city-run replica of a 19th-century Ontario farm, including sheep, horses, cows and pigs.
The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) www.ago.net
416-979-6648
Toronto's largest, most well known gallery, attracting some of the biggest travelling shows. The AGO's permanent collections take visitors from the Middle Ages to the 20th Century.
The Bata Shoe Museum www.batashoemuseum.ca
416-979-7799
This unique museum features footwear ranging from ancient-Egyptian sandals to 20th-Century celebrity shoes.
The Frederick Horsman Varley Art Gallery www.varleygallery.ca
905-477-9511
Features the work of the Group of Seven artist for whom the gallery, located on Unionville's Main Street, is named.
The McMichael Canadian Art Collection www.mcmichael.com
905-893-1121
Exclusively showcases 20th Century Canadian art by The Group of Seven, First Nations, Inuit and contemporary artists. Located in Kleinburg.
The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) www.rom.on.ca
416-586-8000
Canada's biggest museum, with six million objects on display and over 40 galleries. The Dinosaur Gallery and replica Bat Cave are favourites with kids.
Toronto Zoo www.torontozoo.com
May-September
416-392-5929
Featuring over 5,000 animals and special summertime events. The Zellers Discovery Zone has an interactive Kids Zoo, a water-play area, and from May to October 2008, Stingray Bay.

Events

Cabbagetown Festival www.oldcabbagetown.com
September
416-921-0857
This neighbourhood comes alive with arts and crafts and garage sales, a minimarathon, parade and street vendors. Join the pub-crawl or taste delicious wine and food pairings while walking Wine Route. Also features a Short Film and Video Festival.
Cavalcade of Lights www.toronto.ca/special_events
See Toronto come alive in light. Enjoy outdoor skating, fireworks, music and luminous citywide light displays.
Doors Open Toronto www.toronto.ca/doorsopen
May
416-338-0628
For one weekend a year, up to 150 buildings of architectural, historic, cultural and social significance, most of which are not normally open to the public, open their doors, free of charge.

Harbourfront Centre World Routes Festival www.harbourfrontcentre.com
June to September
416-973-4000
Music and culture from around the world in dance, film, food, theatre, visual arts, craft sales, workshops and hands-on activities for all ages.

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festiv www.hotdocs.ca
April
North America's largest documentary festival presents public screenings of over 100 innovative documentaries from around the world.
Luminato www.luminato.com
June
416-368-3100
2007 premiered the annual multi-genre celebration of arts and creativity featuring theatre, music, dance, visual arts, film, literature, and more.
Santa Claus Parade www.thesantaclausparade.com
November
Watch colourful, elaborate fl oats, celebrity clowns and see Santa ride into town on his reindeer-drawn sleigh.
Santé - The Bloor-Yorkville Wine Festival www.santewinefestival.net
May
416-928-3553
2008 marks Santé's 10th year. Amazing vintages bring worldfamous winemakers, celebrity cooks and chefs together in Toronto's most elite dining neighbourhood.
Summerlicious www.toronto.ca/special_events
July
130 of Toronto's finest restaurants offer specially priced lunch and dinner menus.
Taste of Little Italy www.tasteoflittleitaly.ca
June
Wander the streets of Toronto's Little Italy sampling authentic dishes and listening to live music.
Taste of the Danforth www.tasteofthedanforth.com
August
416-469-5634
Mouth-watering Mediterranean cuisine, live music and dance draw huge crowds to Toronto's Greektown.
TD Canada Trust Toronto Jazz Festival www.torontojazz.com
June/July
416-928-2033
Featuring high-profile artists like Al Green and Maceo Parker, with ticketed and free shows.
The Shaw Festival www.shawfest.com
April-November
905-468-2172
Calling Niagara-on-the-Lake its home, this is the only company in the world that solely performs the works of Bernard Shaw and his contemporaries.
The Stratford Festival www.stratfordfestival.ca
April-November
1-800-567-1600
A two-hour drive away, Stratford has staged for over 30 years plays by classical mainstays such as Shakespeare, Moliere and Johnson, as well as the best in modern and musical theatre.
The Toronto International Film Festival www.tiff.net
September
416-968-FILM (3456)
Celebrity-studded premieres and top-calibre films.
Toronto Caribbean Carnival (Caribana) www.caribanafestival.com
July/August
416-391-5608
Celebrate Caribbean culture through calypso music and dance, elaborate masquerade costumes and savoury foods during one of North America's largest parades.
WinterCity/Winterlicious www.toronto.ca/special_events
January/February
This 14-day celebration showcases the caity's diversity and vibrant arts scene through mostly free events like ice sculpting, culinary demonstrations, music and acrobatic performances. At Winterlicious, savour low-priced mouthwatering cuisine at 130 of Toronto's finest dining establishments.
Word on the Street www.thewordonthestreet.ca
September
416-504-7241
An award-winning event held in Queen's Park featuring over 250 book, magazine and literacy exhibits, readings by over 170 Canadian authors, poets, storytellers, and performers, and workshops for aspiring writers.
Worldwide Short Film Festival www.worldwideshortfilmfest.com
June
416-445-1446 ext. 815;
Showcasing the newest and most innovative documentary, live-action, animation and experimental films from around the world.

Sports & Recreation

Glen Abbey Golf Course www.glenabbey.com
905-361-2677
Designed by golf great Jack Nicklaus and home to the Bell Canadian Open and the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame.
Grand Prix of Toronto www.grandprixtoronto.com
416-588-7223
Whether it's a front-row view of pit lane or the deluxe comfort of a Start/Finish Suite, enjoy great racing action on or off the track.
Toronto Sportsmen's Show www.sportshows.ca
March
905-361-2677
A showcase of products and services for fishers, boaters and campers, held at the Exhibition Centre.

Boards

Alberta Real Estate Association www.abrea.ab.ca

The Alberta Real Estate Association is the provincial organization for Alberta's 11 real estate boards:  Brooks, Calgary, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Grand Prairie, Lethbridge, Lloydminster, Medicine Hat, North Eastern Alberta, Red Deer & District, and West Central Alberta.

Calgary Real Estate Board www.creb.ca
A professional body of more than 4,000 licensed brokers and registered agents serving Calgary and the surrounding area.  All Calgary Real Estate Board members are governed by a strict code of Ethics and Standards of Business Practice.  The Board offers continuing education, the Muliple Listing Service (MLS), the Commercial Listing Services (CLS), the free weekly Calgary Real Estate News, and many other services to its memebers.
Ottawa Real Estate Board www.ottawarealestate.org

Builders

Mattamy Homes (Alberta) www.mattamyhomes.com
Mattamy Homes has built more that 85 communiiters and 45,000 homes in Ontario, the U.S. and now Alberta.  Our first community in Alberta will be Windsong in Airdrie.  Mattamy is Canada's largest builder and is recognized for it's dedication to homeowner satisfaction.  Visit mattamyhomesalberta.com or call Mattamy Homes Ltd, Western Canada Division at 403-769-1755.
Mattamy Homes Western Canada www.mattamyhomes.com/alberta
403-769-1755

Mattamty Homes has build more than 85 communities and 45,000 homes in ONtario, the U.S. and now Alberta.  Out first community in Alberta will be Windsong in Airdrie.  Mattamy is Canada's largest builder and is recognized for its dedication to homeowner satisfaction.  

Realtors

Re/Max Metro City Realty Ltd. www.joannepayne.com

RRS Registered Relocation Specialist serving Greater Ottawa.

Royal LePage Relocation Services www.rlrs.com
Need help coordinatin your relocation from start to finish?  For more than 40 years, Royal LePage Relocation Services (RLRS) has been Canada's leasder in providing relocation services.  Whether you need home- or rental-search assistance, orientation, settling in, or spousal career counselling at the destination location, we have in-house experts who will work with you to ensure a smooth relocation for you and your family.
  • Vancouver - 604-453-8800
  • Toronto - 416-510-5600
  • Halifax - 902-453-2103
  • Montreal - 514-841-3934
  • Ottawa - 613-236-1716
  • Calgary - 403-209-6400
  • Fort McMurray - 780-742-2330

Car & Truck Rental

Thrifty Car Rental www.thrifty.com
Alberta
Thrifty Car Rental www.erp.thrifty.com
403-221-1962

Relocating?  Moving is hard.  Getting a moving truck at a great rate doesn't have to be.  On a long term work assignment?  Take advantage of the Thrifty Extended Rental Program for rentals of two months or more.  For whatever reason, Thrifty offers great cars at a great rate.

Home Services

Bell Canada www.bell.ca
Enbridge Gas Distribution www.egd.enbridge.com
Hydro Ottawa www.hydroottawa.com
Rogers www.rogers.com
Telus www.telus.com

Suite Hotels

Albert at Bay Suite Hotel www.albertatbay.com
Really, Really Big Hotel Suites with living room, dining area, bedroom(s), bathroom(s), large closets, full kitchen.  Sleep soundly on pillow top mattress with luxurious triple sheeting.  Prepare a home cooked meal in your full kitchen.  Grocery delivery service available.  Or try out Bay Street Bistro and Black Bear Pub.  Located in the downtown business core, near Parliament Hill & Sparks Street Mall.  Fitness centre, saunas, whirlpool, and rooftop patio.  On-site laundry facilities.  Cots, crib, high charis available, complimentary.  Free:  wireless high -speed Internet, local calls, in room coffee and daily paper.
Arosa Suites Hotel www.arosahotel.com
The Arosa Suites Hotel offers furnished one-bedroom suites with equipped kitchens.  The Arosa's downtown location, near Elgin Street, provides the convenience of restaurants, shopping entertainment and Ottawa's business district, all within walking distance.
Bostonian, The www.thebostonian.ca

The Bostonian Executive Suites is located in the core of Ottawa and offers a quiet, serene "home Away From home" environment at affordable prices.  We offer studio and one bedroom suites all with full kitchens with the folowing inclusions:  Continnental breakfast, Wireless Internet, Local Telephone calls, 24 hour fitness room, Globe & Mail outsite suite daily.

Cartier Place Suite Hotel www.suitedreams.com
Suite dreams await you...at the Cartier Place Suites Hotel.  Located between the Rideau Canal and trendy Elgin St.  Experience the 250 spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom suites, 4 VIP suites with en-suite Jacuzzi, Penthouse Hospitalitiy Suite  & deluxe banquet  separate livin room, bedroom and private balcony.  Ehnoy the indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, exercise room and games room.  Convenient laundry facilities are located on each guest floor.  Relax on the garden pation complete with children's playgroun and shuffleboard.  Savour the delectable Italian cuising of Cafe Mezzaluna.  Special monthly rates available. 
ExecSuite www.execsuite.ca

Execsuite, Calgary's leader in temporary, furnished accommodations, has many styles and locations to choose from:  one bedroom and two-bedroom suites as well as townhomes.

Lakeview Signature Inn www.lakeviewsuitescalgary.com

Lakeview Signature Innis a hotel experience at a while new level.  Suites with fully equipped kitchens, hot buffet breakfast included and much more. 

Les Suites Hotel www.les-suites.com

Your home away from home, Les Suites HOtel offers one- and two bedroom suites with living/dining areas, fully equipped kitchen, ensuite washer/dryer.  located next to the Rideau Shipping Centre, ByWard Market and the business district.  Facilities include 24-hour fitness centre, 24-hour business centre, indoor pool, suana and whirlpool.  Complimentary wireless high-speed Internet and local calls.  Pet friendly.

Minto Furnished Suites www.mintofurnishedsuites.com

With all the comforts of home, Minto Furnished Suites provides superior accommodations by offering a smart and spacious alternative to a hotel with surprising value.