Moving from Ontario to Alberta

High Stream Moving is a moving company with 10 years of experience and personalized services. We provide smooth long distance and localized moves. Taking care of your household items, office equipment, as well as fragile and unique items.

Call us at (800) 430-1537 and get a free consultation and a detailed estimate for your move.

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      Gentle moving for any distance across the country with personalized solutions to issues! Contact us and get your free quote!

      Drivers with experience
      Reliable fleet of vehicles
      Packing on request
      All of Canada and the USA
      Residential and commercial moves
      Large moves

      Let us know your moving date and the High Stream Moving team will arrive prepared. The moving plan, packing, professional province to province movers and equipment to move and secure your belongings will be at your disposal from start to finish. Call us at (800) 430-1537 today!

      We are familiar with all areas of long distance moving and will help you in any way we can. The most popular of the current moves across Canada:

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      High Stream Moving is proud to offer moving from Ontario to Alberta and across Canada and USA.

      Reasons Why People Move from Ontario to Alberta

      People hire a moving company in Ontario to relocate to Alberta for good reasons:

      • Here, people have a higher purchasing power (25% more), compared with Ontario.
      • The minimum wage is also higher at $15 compared to $14 in Ontario.
      • You'll be paying much less for rent in this city – a one-bedroom apartment costs $1,070 per month here versus $1,723 in Ontario.
      • People also spend less on a public transport day pass in Alberta which costs $10.75 compared with $13 in Ontario.
      • You also have to pay 15% in provincial sales tax and federal sales tax when shopping for goods in Ontario, but not in Alberta.
      • Forbes and Mercer Global Financial ranked Alberta as the cleanest city in 2007 and 2014.
      • People are also generally much nicer (this is not a statistic, but we experienced this firsthand).

      Pros and Cons of Living in Alberta


      • The minimum wage in Alberta ($15) is higher than in other Canadian provinces.
      • Even entry-level workers are paid better than their counterparts in other provinces.
      • The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate here was 5.7% in 2023 which is not that much.
      • Real estate costs and rent rates are fairly affordable.
      • You don't have to pay any provincial sales tax on goods purchased.
      • The tax policy is also very relaxed – you only have to pay 10% if you earn up to $131,200, and it can go up to 15% if you earn $314,928 or more.
      • Public transport, healthcare, and education are also generally more affordable.


      • People tend not to love the long, chilly winters (they can get brutal).
      • The roads can get slick in the winter.
      • You'll also have to deal with huge potholes on more frequently traveled routes.
      • The region has lots of nice beaches and lakes, but no large oceans, so if that's what you're looking for, you will be disappointed.
      • Oil, gas, and mining accounts for 23.2% of the province's economy; it's all good until the oil industry goes bust. This boom-bust cycle can be hurtful for most.
      If you are planning a move from Alberta to Ontario, we can help you with your big move as well. Contact our long distance movers today to get a favorable quote.

      Best Locations for Moving from Ontario to Alberta

      If you're planning on hiring moving services for long-distance relocation to Alberta, you've got a ton of premium locations to settle – here are the highlights:

      • Bonnyville: Bonnyville offers the perfect blend of rural and city life feelings. You can get excellent educational and health facilities as well, plus the road network is very smooth.
      • Lacombe: This small town offers great living amenities. Located to the north of Red Deer, the town lies close to the Rocky Mountains and the prairies.
      • Sylvan Lake: If you're an outdoorsy person, you can live near Sylvan Lake which is known for ice fishing, skating, polar bear dips, and so on.
      • Camrose: Nicknamed the Rose City, Camrose is perfect for nature enthusiasts who want to live near a big city but not in one. The city offers trails for hiking, skiing, and cycling.
      • Lloydminster: Incorporated as a single city in Alberta and Saskatchewan, Lloydminster is growing fast. It is the perfect mix between urban development and rural peace and offers excellent employment opportunities.

      Do you have any questions?

      High Stream Moving is proud to offer moving from Ontario to Alberta and across Canada and USA.

      Moving Yourself vs. Hiring Moving Company in Canada

      You may be tempted to make the move by yourself, and you’ve probably been told that it will be cheaper that way. But you’d be wrong. Yes, you get to do things at your own pace and in your style, but it won’t be cheaper if you look at the big picture.

      To start, you’ll have to take a couple of days off from work to prepare for long-distance moving. You must categorize stuff, then pack your belongings, furniture and personal items, label them, move them (you'll have to rent a truck for that), unpack the stuff at the destination, and then sort your things at your new home.

      Household moving is a lot of work! And what if something breaks or if you get injured? There are so many things that can go wrong.

      Would recommend you to hire a commercial moving crew instead. You don't have to do manual labor, buy packing materials, take time off for preparations, or rent a truck. Our best movers will take care of everything professionally so that make your move without stress. For our clients, we provide additional services, including packing and 1-month free moving storage in our own warehouses with no hidden fees!

      Our Moving Process


      Move Planning

      After receiving a complete estimate with 99% accuracy and a customized moving plan, you choose an exact date.

      Packing & Loading

      High-quality packaging, including fragile items and non-standard in size. Fastening with belts in the truck for safety on the road.

      Securely Moving

      Trained to drive large vehicles in cities and on highways, our drivers deliver your belongings on time.

      Arrival & Unloading

      Unloading and lifting boxes, assembling and installing furniture; picking up the remaining packaging and trash.

      The Cost of Your Long Distance Moving from Ontario to Alberta

      Cost-wise, things are different from case to case, so it's easier if you reach out to us for a free quote – we’ll give you a fair estimate for our moving service in Ontario. However, generally speaking, here’s a rundown of moving costs for relocation from Ontario to Alberta:

      • For a one-bedroom apartment's stuff, you'll have to pay between $1000 and $2000
      • For a two-bedroom apartment’s stuff, you can expect to pay between 3000 and $4000
      • Relocating from a two-bedroom house can cost you from $4000 to $6000

      Of course, this is only a rough estimate to move across the country. Reach out to us to get your free and accurate quote, or use our long distance moving calculator.

      Why Choose Our Long Distance Movers?

      High Stream Moving provides the full-service move to Ontario and from Ontario to Alberta: from a moving plan to unpacking at the new place.


      96% referral rate

      By exceeding the expectations of our Ontario clients over the past decade, we have earned a solid 96% referral rate, which attests to the quality of our services.

      100% Transparency

      Our long-distance professional movers in Calgary offer completely transparent pricing. You’ll know what you’re paying for; there will be no hidden charges.

      Our HR approves only the best employees who have passed a three-stage selection system to join our moving team.


      Any day service

      We'll accommodate your schedule and choose any day of the week for your move to minimise your absence from work.

      Careful handling

      Our main strength is not to scratch or stain or damage any of your belongings during the move, delivering everything in its original condition.

      Our Services

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      Local moving
      Stress-free relocation within a community
      Long distance moving
      Any distances: interstate & cross-country
      Piano moving
      Specialized equipment & trained movers
      Moving storage
      Private climate-controlled units & 24/7 security
      Top-quality materials & color-coded labeling system
      Car shipping
      Door-to-door car delivery & real-time tracking
      Office moving
      Zero downtime & expert handling of tech gear
      Pool table moving
      Handling upstairs and downstairs & expert setup
      Сross Border Moving
      Canada & USA moving with GPS-tracked vans
      Province to Province Moving
      Moving all over provinces & states of Canada & USA
      International Moving
      Reliable transport over long distances & different countries
      Condo Moving
      Careful handling of apartment furniture & personal treasures

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