Site Accessibility Statement
Wilfrid Laurier University Provost & Vice-President: Academic
May 28, 2017
Canadian Excellence

Moving to Canada, K-W, Brantford

Canadian Relocation Systems
is an online guide for people relocating or moving to Kitchener/Waterloom organized by categories of interest from accountants to weather.
provides newcomers with information and resources to settle in Ontario

For general information about potential employees who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada and who wish to temporarily work in Canada:

Work Permit Process for Non-Canadian Faculty

Temporary Academic Position
If you intend to come to Canada in a temporary academic position, please go to:

Reimbursement for Relocation Expenses for New Full-time Faculty

New full-time faculty/librarians, upon the presentation of the appropriate vouchers, will be reimbursed for 90% of relocation expenses, up to a maximum of $5,000 for moving to within 60 kilometres of the Member's home campus, or as approved by the Vice-President Academic.

Relocation expenses shall only apply where the move is completed within six months of the start date of the appointment.  Vouchers must be presented within three months of the relocation.

Policy on relocation expenses:  /forms_detail.php?grp_id=317&frm_id=1251

Moving Companies
CAUBO (Canadian Association of University Business Offices) has agreements with moving and storage companies. For contacts and rates please go to:

You may also contact moving companies on your own and obtain two quotes.