We have put together a list of resources for military families that will help make your transition as smoothe as possible. The following are military specific resources. You can also find more information in our Guide to Moving to Ottawa.
This guide was created by David and Marie Haynes, your Kanata Realtors.
Ottawa's Department of National Defence has seven headquarters in the city. This resource shows you how far each of these offices are from the major areas of Ottawa.
New to Ottawa? The following resources can help you to connect.Ottawa's Best Neighbourhoods
Brookfield is a government relocation program which assists military families with many aspects of their move. In this document we have listed several Brookfield registered professionals whom we recommend.
The Military Family Resource Centre has a number of Child and Parent Programs (CAPP) that offer weekly playgroups, outdoor activities and workshops:Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers
Ottawa has a great mixture of public, catholic, private and french elementary and secondary schools. We have put together a thorough document on school information for schools in Kanata and soon plan to follow with information for the rest of Ottawa. This document contains information on school zone boundaries, Fraser School Rankings, Grades included and much more.Read More Looking for a house in a particular school zone? We'd love to help!
We're also happy to answer any questions you may have about the different schools options in all of Ottawa.
The Canadian Forces Housing Agency (CFHA) manages housing locations that are available for military families to live in. This document outlines who qualifies for DND housing.DND Housing Application
Military Family Identification Cards (MFID) can be obtained for members of your family through PSP.
For more information about MF ID cards please contact:
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We have access to all MLS listings 24 hours before they are available to the public. We'd be happy to create a list of your criteria and help you sleuth out the perfect home.