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Forum: Canniversary
Feb 4th 2019, 3:19 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By iaink

Cool Twenty Years!

Well, I'm an infrequent traveller in these parts nowadays, but thought I should formally record that it was 20 years ago today that I washed up at Pearson Airport.
I just survived my first year...
Jun 21st 2018, 1:45 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,508
Posted By iaink

Re: Long time ago

Waves:wave:

Are you just passing through for old times sake too?

Hope things are good with you. I too have forsaken Canada for a better job in the US.
Jun 13th 2018, 8:58 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 1,798
Posted By iaink

Re: Growing your own veggies

No Racoons? They will laugh at any fencing and just consider it a challenge:)
Jun 13th 2018, 7:24 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 1,798
Posted By iaink

Re: Growing your own veggies

I imagine it depends where you are, but in Ontario we had great success with Cucumbers (too much success), Green Beans and Kohlrabi. Green/ Red Peppers and Tomatoes were fine if we started them...
Jun 11th 2018, 5:22 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 5,447
Posted By iaink

Re: US sanctions

54% of all federal discretionary funding is on the military. Maybe thats the real problem.
Jun 11th 2018, 2:24 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 5,447
Posted By iaink

Re: US sanctions

It helps to understand what is going on. The dairy situation is interesting, unlike the US the cost of dairy in Canada reflects true supply and demand and production costs.

To some extent the...
Jun 8th 2018, 1:51 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,183
Posted By iaink

Jun 8th 2018, 1:41 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,183
Posted By iaink

Re: Ontario folks how to you feel about Doug Ford?

My expectations of politicians are exceedingly low, and yet they still always manage to disappoint. What is more disappointing is that the electorate never seem to think through the consequences of...
Jun 8th 2018, 1:12 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,183
Posted By iaink

Re: Ontario folks how to you feel about Doug Ford?

I suspect its one of the more minor apocalyptic consequences of electing the Antichrist.
Jun 8th 2018, 12:52 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,183
Posted By iaink

Re: Ontario folks how to you feel about Doug Ford?

How do I feel? Lets just say I'm selling up and leaving the country.:thumbdown:
Forum: Canada
Nov 26th 2017, 3:20 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,317
Posted By iaink

Re: Considering a move to Canada Ontario

Im confused by the OPs mention of really nice weather and riding motorcycles as a reason to want to come to Ontario.

Sure, there are maybe 2 months a year when the weather would be OK for riding a...
Forum: Canada
Nov 14th 2017, 3:21 am
Replies: 140
Views: 12,439
Posted By iaink

Re: What is a decent salary?

I was hoping to be down there by the start of December but that's looking less and less likely.
They are currently doing "background checks" and are still trying to arrange for me to do the...
Nov 14th 2017, 3:07 am
Replies: 4,790
Views: 150,309
Posted By iaink

Re: British football thread 2017-2018

Not been a mod for literally years;)
Its scottish, letters are free so I got an extra one.
Forum: Canada
Nov 10th 2017, 10:34 pm
Replies: 140
Views: 12,439
Posted By iaink

Re: What is a decent salary?

Cant I just hang out with the other like minded people I find at the golf course on a Sunday morning?
Forum: Canada
Nov 10th 2017, 9:52 pm
Replies: 140
Views: 12,439
Posted By iaink

Re: What is a decent salary?

Texas is huge, I imagine there is quite a variety. Ive a brit friend in Texas (dallas / FW), he says its hot as hell in the summer, but he sticks it out as he is well paid, his kids are settled and...
Forum: Canada
Nov 10th 2017, 9:49 pm
Replies: 140
Views: 12,439
Posted By iaink

Re: What is a decent salary?

Smoking in a public space? You were lucky not to get arrested.
Forum: Canada
Nov 10th 2017, 9:47 pm
Replies: 140
Views: 12,439
Posted By iaink

Re: What is a decent salary?

Where else would one go to golf;)
Ive seen memberships for $100 a month or so, which is about what we pay as a family for the "Y", and there aint go golf course at the YMCA:thumbdown:

Easier how?
Forum: Canada
Nov 10th 2017, 8:56 pm
Replies: 140
Views: 12,439
Posted By iaink

Re: What is a decent salary?

I can cope with depressing. You dont have to shovel it.

My last overseas holiday was in the lake district in August, I quite enjoyed 10 degrees and drizzle:lol:

Chain restaurants dont scare me,...
Forum: Canada
Nov 10th 2017, 8:41 pm
Replies: 140
Views: 12,439
Posted By iaink

Re: What is a decent salary?

Without snow tires I'll need it:eek:

Have we had the annual snow tire thread yet?:huh:
Nov 10th 2017, 8:37 pm
Replies: 4,790
Views: 150,309
Posted By iaink

Re: British football thread 2017-2018

Dont worry Ed, I never was a "proper" scouser, at best I was a wool from the wirral, and even then I was a transplant from the home counties, so you dont have to hand in your ManU membership card...
Nov 10th 2017, 6:52 pm
Replies: 5,577
Views: 436,774
Posted By iaink

Re: Post The Latest Picture You Have Taken

Might be... once the uniform goes on they all look the same to me:D
Nov 10th 2017, 6:44 pm
Replies: 5,577
Views: 436,774
Posted By iaink

Re: Post The Latest Picture You Have Taken

Taken this morning. Fricking cold it was too.
Nov 10th 2017, 6:34 pm
Replies: 4,790
Views: 150,309
Posted By iaink

Re: British football thread 2017-2018

In related lower league news this put a smile on my face and did cause coffee to snort out of my nose.
Honestly, if this was from the Onion or Mash it would be funny, but this is an actual real...
Forum: Canada
Nov 10th 2017, 12:45 pm
Replies: 140
Views: 12,439
Posted By iaink

Re: What is a decent salary?

LOL, but on the debit side of the ledger, with 12 months of decent weather I expect Ill start to golf a lot more:o
Forum: Canada
Nov 10th 2017, 11:59 am
Replies: 140
Views: 12,439
Posted By iaink

Re: What is a decent salary?

Thank you all for the warm reception, many familiar faces here still!
Not wishing to highjack the OPs thread but Im heading to Greenville SC area, initially on a Nafta TN visa, with the company...
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