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Forum: Canada
Sep 26th 2014, 7:04 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,519
Posted By Rubie

Re: Hi - remember me?

Hi All,

thanks for replying.

My 3 years after landing was up in June of this year and I've been looking into applying to see if the 3 yrs (forget how many days it is) thing could be waivered. ...
Forum: Canada
Sep 16th 2014, 9:29 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,519
Posted By Rubie

Hi - remember me?

Just logged on here for the first time in about 2 years and its like visiting an old friend.

After joining BE and gaining PR back in 2011, I never used my visa as my husband and I separated. ...
May 15th 2012, 10:55 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 586
Posted By Rubie

Re: Further info request along with medical and rprf

Hi Rockspie,

I seem to remember having to provide something like this at that stage...................

Have just checked the letter - I also had to state how I 'accumulated' my funds and had to...
Forum: Canada
May 8th 2012, 9:37 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 4,038
Posted By Rubie

Re: Oh Oh...Changed decision again!!

Believe me, after the 'hard years' come the harder years when they become teenagers and don't want to move with you, and you worry about disrupting their secondary school education, and you worry if...
Forum: Canada
Oct 8th 2011, 8:48 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 3,740
Posted By Rubie

Re: UK to Hants County with RDA

That's good then - only wish we had gone through Kings RDA. It may have made a huge difference to how we are now seeing the whole thing. My advice is don't just consider the area and the initial...
Forum: Canada
Oct 8th 2011, 10:13 am
Replies: 37
Views: 3,740
Posted By Rubie

Re: UK to Hants County with RDA

Just a quick comment on how involved the RDA's get - I went through Colchester County and since getting my letter of approval for nomination have not heard a single word from the RDA! This is...
Forum: Canada
Sep 10th 2011, 11:52 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 9,853
Posted By Rubie

Re: Leaving house empty ?,council tax

Hi
Rules for council tax are:

1. no longer your main home but still furnished is charged
From 50% to 90% depending on your council.

2. Unfurnished properties get 6months exemption from...
Jun 26th 2011, 10:44 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,901
Posted By Rubie

Re: Landed, but not staying.

Hello All,

thanks for all your support and kind words, just a few points of interest after a few days of major thinking...

James mc - i hear ya! The bailing out thing because it's easier to...
Jun 23rd 2011, 12:38 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,901
Posted By Rubie

Unhappy Landed, but not staying.

Hi All,

Landed at Halifax airport last week. The whole process was simple enough, though the customs lady made a real issue about not having a delivery address for the Goods to Follow list yet. ...
Jun 17th 2011, 9:33 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,947
Posted By Rubie

Re: PPR's arrived!!!!!!!!!!!

Quick tip.

If you have been waiting at least a reasonable time e.g 5-6 weeks, send an email saying 'sent my docs xx weeks ago, please can you tell me if you are waiting for anything else from me'....
Jun 14th 2011, 8:15 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By Rubie

Re: Landing checklist, please help!

Thanks for the tip! I think I still have loads of change from our last visit!
Jun 14th 2011, 6:58 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By Rubie

Re: Landing checklist, please help!

Lord yes! I knew I would forget something!
Jun 14th 2011, 6:56 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By Rubie

Re: Landing checklist, please help!

Thanks Iaink - did a quick search but nothing popped up for me.
Jun 14th 2011, 6:32 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By Rubie

Landing checklist, please help!

Have I missed anything:
1. Passports with visa
2. COPR
3. Goods accompanying list
4 Goods to follow list

Doesn't sound like a lot does it? :huh:
Jun 8th 2011, 10:38 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,652
Posted By Rubie

Re: At last, we have reached the end - visas have arrived!!

Thanks Bubblefish - no probs, i'll try to help if I can :)
Forum: Canada
Jun 8th 2011, 10:35 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,010
Posted By Rubie

Re: Help with a shipping question - is this right???

hhmmmm :sneaky:

Thanks all - for those that want to know, it was Whites. Not sure I'm allowed to say that but I just did :p
Forum: Canada
Jun 8th 2011, 8:15 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,010
Posted By Rubie

Question Help with a shipping question - is this right???

Hi

I've just had a shipping company round for a quote and they told me that Canada won't accept shipped goods unless it has been packed by the removers themselves and put in their branded boxes.
...
Jun 6th 2011, 5:45 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,900
Posted By Rubie

Re: Provinical Nominees with recent PPR (London visa office)..

Hi,

One month after meds were received by London for us - not sure if this is typical but one month is still a possibility.

Good luck :thumbsup:
Jun 2nd 2011, 8:49 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By Rubie

Re: Landing and PR cards when you don't have an address in Canada yet.

Thanks again.

Just read the wiki (I should have done that in the first place :rolleyes:) apparently there is a 6 month window to apply for a a free PR card, after that it will be $50.

Also,...
Jun 2nd 2011, 8:37 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By Rubie

Re: Landing and PR cards when you don't have an address in Canada yet.

Oh thank you - that's good to know. Don't you get charged even more fees though if you do it that way?
Jun 2nd 2011, 8:27 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By Rubie

Landing and PR cards when you don't have an address in Canada yet.

Hi

please can someone remind me what your options are in this situation - I don't think you can have your card sent to a UK address can you?
Jun 2nd 2011, 8:25 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,652
Posted By Rubie

Re: At last, we have reached the end - visas have arrived!!

Thank you everyone for your kind words - it is a relief to have all that waiting over with. At least now everything is in our control - not that I'm a control freak or anything........:o



...
Jun 1st 2011, 10:31 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,652
Posted By Rubie

Re: At last, we have reached the end - visas have arrived!!

Hi Andy, thank you.

I was notified by email as I had sent a case specific enquiry asking if I could pick them up in person after waiting 4 weeks for my passports to be returned. They offered me...
Jun 1st 2011, 8:07 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,652
Posted By Rubie

Talking At last, we have reached the end - visas have arrived!!

Well, reached the end of this stage anyway!!

:D
Forum: Canada
Apr 20th 2011, 9:13 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 5,178
Posted By Rubie

Re: Did you buy a house in Canada before you moved over instead of renting.

I think the extremes of views on this thread alone tell me that the decision is purely a personal one. I rather hoped there would be some cookie-cutter solution, a bit like the immigration process...
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