Moving to Ottawa

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Welcome to the Moving to Ottawa home page. Our focus is on providing objective information to assist you in moving to Ottawa, Ontario — Canada’s beautiful capital city.

We cover everything important, from information on immigration to Canada, accommodation and employment, to lifestyle and things to do in Ottawa.

Ottawa is Canada’s capital city and the centre of administration and political life. It is the second-largest city in Ontario, after Toronto, with over one million inhabitants in the metropolitan area.

Ottawa also finds itself on the border with the predominately French-speaking province of Québec, which gives those visiting, or indeed moving here, a unique and enjoyable experience at the crossroads between French and English Canada.

Ottawa offers an extremely high standard of living, and is a friendly and relaxed city. With numerous job opportunities, a strong construction industry and a dynamic sense of culture, moving to Ottawa can be a wondrous and exciting experience.

We want to get you both prepared and excited for your big move. For those already in Ottawa, our information will help you get settled. This content has been kindly shared by those who have taken these steps before you. Feel free to share your experience on moving to Ottawa with us as you go through the process.

Rentals.caFind and rent your next apartment, house, or condo in Ottawa on Use the detailed filters to find rentals that meets your needs, then call or email the property manager.

Another great site to try is which has fewer listings, but some exclusive properties in Ottawa you will not find elsewhere.

We hope this information will get you excited about living in Ottawa. Any questions? Contact us at — we’re here to help!

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The Moving2Canada Team

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