Initial Appointee (IA) Employees

Welcome Initial Appointees!
We want to make your relocation as easy as possible for you and your family. Below, we’ve gathered the most important reading material relevant to your upcoming move.

We recommend you start with the Frequently Asked Questions document and read the Policies and Directives Section before your Planning Session. Please take some time to review the following documents:

Policies and Directives
Glossary and Acronyms
Helpful Links

You can make decisions concerning your relocation at any time; however, we strongly recommend that you speak with your BGRS Advisor before making any decisions that could affect you financially. Your relocation is your responsibility, and reading your employers’ policies, publications and consulting with your advisor will help ensure that you’re making the most out of your relocation benefits.

Together, you and your BGRS Advisor will ensure that your relocation is smooth, efficient and hassle-free.

Helpful Links

Treasury Board Secretariat

PWGSC Accommodation and Car Rental Directory

Travel Directive Meal Rates within Canada and the USA

Travel Directive Kilometric Rates

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Canada Revenue Agency

Department of Finance

Survey of Canadian House Prices

CREA Homebuyers' Road Map