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Forum: Canada
May 14th 2014, 8:02 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 5,720
Posted By AnneMarieC

Re: Maybe changing my mind....

A year is nothing in absence - your life in the UK won't go anywhere. The potential of regretting "trying" is high. You risk nothing but gaining an experience which may lead to who knows what ......
May 14th 2014, 7:52 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,755
Posted By AnneMarieC

Re: "Landing" in Ottawa CIC office

Just thought I'd share our experience for anyone interested.

So Ottawa CIC office apparently doesn't take appointments - its drop in on Tuesdays between 9-12.

We got there shortly after 8 and...
May 12th 2014, 11:13 pm
May 12th 2014, 8:28 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,755
Posted By AnneMarieC

"Landing" in Ottawa CIC office

Taking hubbie downtown tomorrow to "land" at the Ottawa CIC office as we can't get down to the border ... anyone have any tips?
Forum: Canada
May 12th 2014, 8:11 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By AnneMarieC

Re: Shipping our goods to Canada, in whose name?

We arrived in Nov, with hubbie coming in on a visitor visa whilst his app was still in London processing - we put goods accompanying and goods to follow in my name - no issues at any point (at...
Apr 28th 2014, 6:17 pm
Replies: 16,325
Views: 1,620,030
Posted By AnneMarieC

re: Timeline For Spousal Sponsorship via London & Inland

Good to hear it went well - we just got decision made today so am trying to figure out whether its worth renting a car for a weekend away across the border when we get the paperwork, and then land...
Apr 28th 2014, 6:15 pm
Replies: 16,325
Views: 1,620,030
Posted By AnneMarieC

re: Timeline For Spousal Sponsorship via London & Inland

Hang in there - bet yours will come pretty quick since you're right around our date. Waiting is by FAR the most frustrating thing!
Apr 28th 2014, 4:47 pm
Replies: 16,325
Views: 1,620,030
Posted By AnneMarieC

re: Timeline For Spousal Sponsorship via London & Inland

FINALLY!!!!!!!!!!!

ECAS check this morning and it's "decision made" ! WOOT WOOT! Now just awaiting the proverbial knock on the door from the postman.

Phew! So happy :)
Apr 25th 2014, 10:27 pm
Apr 25th 2014, 8:46 pm
Replies: 16,325
Views: 1,620,030
Posted By AnneMarieC

re: Timeline For Spousal Sponsorship via London & Inland

Starting to get depressing about how many green lines are after us. ARGH!!

I'm not the patient at the best of times so this is killing me lol.
Apr 17th 2014, 8:32 pm
Replies: 16,325
Views: 1,620,030
Posted By AnneMarieC

re: Timeline For Spousal Sponsorship via London & Inland

My hubby would be inclined to agree with you ... he's been a visitor (and stay-at-home-dad to our 2yo) for 5 mths and I can tell he's chomping at the bit to be able to get back to work!
Apr 17th 2014, 2:54 am
Replies: 16,325
Views: 1,620,030
Posted By AnneMarieC

re: Timeline For Spousal Sponsorship via London & Inland

Baaaaaaa!!

This sheep is tired of the waiting and the checking and the waiting lol.
C'MON CIC!!! Mama needs Papa to get a job lol.
Forum: Canada
Apr 11th 2014, 5:53 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 5,512
Posted By AnneMarieC

Re: Calgary

Yes/No ... 2 flats and 1 house ... well, I say "house" - it was a terraced cottage thiingymabob ... so kind of house-ish, not a flat, but not a "house" by most standards lol. It did feel...
Forum: Canada
Apr 11th 2014, 3:27 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 5,512
Posted By AnneMarieC

Re: Calgary

Hehe clearly depends on where you live.

In my 8 yrs in London I never had a dishwasher or an ensuite - indeed not many of my friends did either... as a sweeping generalisation I would have to...
Apr 10th 2014, 12:18 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,115
Posted By AnneMarieC

Re: Sausages

We too are suffering from the lack of a decent sausage - echo the issue of it seeming to be the thicker skins. We've resorted to the "breakfast" sausage, predominantly from FarmBoy - and that's as...
Apr 9th 2014, 7:27 pm
Replies: 16,325
Views: 1,620,030
Posted By AnneMarieC

re: Timeline For Spousal Sponsorship via London & Inland

Oh WOW!!! So happy for you!!! And now super excited and crossing fingers for us as well.

Congrats!!!
Forum: Canada
Apr 9th 2014, 7:23 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 5,512
Posted By AnneMarieC

Re: Calgary

There are so many factors to consider and so much is dependent on what lifestyle matters to you.

I lived in Calgary for 15 years - then was in SE London for 8 and now have just moved to Ottawa. ...
Apr 8th 2014, 1:46 am
Replies: 16,325
Views: 1,620,030
Posted By AnneMarieC

re: Timeline For Spousal Sponsorship via London & Inland

SO GLAD I came on here to have a nosy at the latest comments - saw that my fellow Sept applicants were seeing movement so excitedly checked mine with bated breath .... and YES ... Apr 3 In Process!!...
Apr 1st 2014, 7:35 pm
Replies: 16,325
Views: 1,620,030
Posted By AnneMarieC

re: Timeline For Spousal Sponsorship via London & Inland

[QUOTE=SchnookoLoly;11200134]AnneMarieC - just hang in there, I'd imagine yours isn't far behind as you're now just over the general average. There doesn't see to be much rhyme or reason with CL vs...
Apr 1st 2014, 7:07 pm
Replies: 16,325
Views: 1,620,030
Posted By AnneMarieC

re: Timeline For Spousal Sponsorship via London & Inland

Getting so antsy about the waiting! After a stupendously fast stage1 we are now crawling into our 7th month :(

I'm curious - looks like CL's are definitely getting through quicker - logic makes...
Forum: Canada
Jan 21st 2014, 5:13 pm
Replies: 80
Views: 9,502
Posted By AnneMarieC

Re: is 32k enough to live on in canada

I would LOVE to get $57K ... $7K/month is way plenty for a single person. Hell, even $32K is plenty!

I earn $35K and am sole provider for myself, hubbie and child. It's tight but we work on a...
Forum: Canada
Jan 18th 2014, 5:35 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By AnneMarieC

Re: help writing a "Canada-styled" resume

I think there's a whole section on resumes in the Wiki bit
Dec 23rd 2013, 11:02 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By AnneMarieC

Re: Question about Goods to Follow

I would think its swings and roundabouts and you can list as you like ... If you're concerned on an insurance level then it probably helps to separate it out with prices (if one is worth more than...
Forum: Canniversary
Dec 21st 2013, 12:58 am
Replies: 185
Views: 41,432
Posted By AnneMarieC

Re: Still Homesick after a year!

I'm just wondering, for the folks that are feeling like their surroundings are a major contributor to feeling alienated and homesick ... can you move to an area that is more in keeping with the...
Forum: Canada
Dec 14th 2013, 5:42 pm
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