Thinking of moving here? Quit thinking, and start packing. You're making a great choice and we can't wait to have you be a part of our community. We've put together an easy list of things you will want to take care of to make sure your transition is smooth and painless. Be sure to check out our Good Neighbour Guide which has all the information you need to get acquainted and connected to our amazing community.
Get to Grimshaw.
You’ll need to stay in touch with the people back home and let them know that you got here. Stop by the library. We have free Internet access. And, the library is full of people that know lots of things about the community.
Preparing for a home in Grimshaw.
You will need a roof over your head. For the folks that like canvas roofing we recommend you try Mighty Peace. If you prefer the comfort of silky smooth sheets we recommend Coast Hotel and Suites. You’re likely require something more permanent.
We have two major bank branches in Grimshaw.
Buying a Home
You can view all the listings in Grimshaw by using Realtor.ca.
We recommend Kijiji if you're looking to rent a property.
Grimshaw has a Bell vendor that supplies mobile phones, TV and Internet.
Internet is available via Eastlink, Telus & Xplore.
Click on the links below for more info.
Electricity and Natural Gas
Electricity and natural gas are required to keep the lights on and the temperatures comfortable.
Drivers License and Pets
Did you bring a pet that likes wander off and explore? Get a pet tag from the Town Office. They are inexpensive and we engrave your phone number on it. People will phone you to say they found your pet in their backyard which will be a great opportunity to invite them in for afternoon tea... or second breakfast.
Alberta registries would like to you to update your driver’s license once you settle in. Grimshaw Registries
Other Businesses and Services
Head on over to the business directory to find out more about our grocery stores, furniture stores, auto repair, you name it. And if you are still stumped, phone the town office. We are creative people and have suggestions for your problems.