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Forum: Canada
Jan 12th 2023, 6:49 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: Bringing a dog to Canada.

Not a silly question at all, the crate literally comes out like a ski or snowboard bag at the oversize luggage pick-up!
Similarly we have had our Lab from 8 weeks and he was about 6yrs old when we...
Forum: Canada
Jan 9th 2023, 6:42 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: Bringing a dog to Canada.

We brought our labrador over 5yrs ago. We spoke to our airline and they told us what we needed to do. We got a fit to fly certificate from our vet the day before we flew, he was already up to date on...
Forum: Canada
May 11th 2022, 10:20 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,359
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: Young family looking for any advice on moving to BC

Search the other threads on this topic, but to save you the time i can tell you this. You will need to work as a Nurse in the UK for at least 1 year before coming to Canada for it to count for...
Forum: Canada
May 11th 2022, 10:13 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,999
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: Areas to live in BC

I would love to recommend Vernon as meeting everthing that you described in your requirements, but Im selfish and Vernon is growing too fast and I like it how it is and I am a complete NIMBY so I...
Forum: Canada
Oct 19th 2021, 4:56 am
Replies: 7
Views: 963
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: Using Wise to move savings to canada

Same as above, I transferred large sums of money through Wise (then 'Transferwise') a few years ago, including the proceeds from our house sale. The only complication was my UK bank needing special...
Forum: Canada
Sep 13th 2021, 4:19 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,150
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: Could I move to Atlantic Canada without quality of life DOWNGRADE?

Firstly, dont assume you would only get 2 weeks holiday, its completely job dependant I get almost as much here as I ever did in England, it comes down to negotiating your job terms when you find a...
Forum: Canada
Aug 26th 2021, 5:06 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 6,151
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: Is it normal to feel instant regret?

Buy almost any old Toyota or Subaru they go forever you might pay more because people know they are worth it but itll also be worth it for your peace of mind. Same goes for as in england if it looks...
Forum: Canada
Aug 25th 2021, 5:21 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,895
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: UK Nurse trying to get to canada

Tell me about it! From my couch (sofa) I can see both my tv screen playing government funded commercials (adverts) expressing the desperate need for more nurses and healthcare workers, and also out...
Forum: Canada
Aug 25th 2021, 3:50 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,895
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: UK Nurse trying to get to canada

I can say first hand having my wife just recently completed the process that it is as long, hard, confusing and disorganised a process as it looks, nay scratch that, its worse. 3 Years it took, and...
Forum: Canada
Aug 25th 2021, 3:44 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 6,151
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: Is it normal to feel instant regret?

You're in Langley, and feeling disoriented you say; presume by moving to BC and by your name (Cornish?) that you love the outdoors and nice scenery? Do you have a vehicle? Take a short drive...
Forum: Canada
Aug 5th 2021, 4:22 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,462
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: Transfer money between different banks (both my account)

Sounds to me like you need to change banks, TD sounds terrible! I have several accounts and products with RBC and have none of these problems, never pay any fees, and get to perform banking more...
Forum: Canada
Aug 4th 2021, 4:06 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: Dumb Question Time

One list is fine, but as far as you being the only one settling just know that Canada doesnt see it like that, my situation was almost identical to yours and wife and kids are considered 'Returning...
Forum: Canada
Jul 29th 2021, 4:14 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: Flying between provinces - BC - ON - Covid requirements

The vaccine is not universally available for everyone depending on medical conditions so we shouldnt assume somebody unvaccinated is so by choice. In this day and age of acceptance and being...
Forum: Canada
Jul 29th 2021, 4:24 am
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By Phaedru5

Flying between provinces - BC - ON - Covid requirements

Simple enough question but I cant seem to find a definitive answer anywhere in the plethora of airline company, governmental or provincial websites;
I need to travel (fly) from BC, to ON for work,...
Forum: Canada
Jul 8th 2021, 4:25 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 944
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: UK House Sale - completion following move?

Im pretty sure that a principal residence sold with the purpose of buying another principle residence isnt liable for tax anyway. If you have more than one property it may be more complicated. My...
Forum: Canada
Jul 8th 2021, 4:23 pm
Replies: 201
Views: 147,858
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: UK nurse moving to Canada

Hello everyone in this thread; I have been highly vocal on the complexities of this process. But I am pleased to announce that my wife finally has her registration number (in BC) , a job at our local...
Forum: Canada
Jun 16th 2021, 5:48 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 5,825
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: Sacrificing paid leave for a better life?

I'll repeat what I have said in other threads, just like anywhere in the world it totally depends on where you live and who your employer is! I have almost as much leave as I did in the UK and have...
Forum: Canada
May 19th 2021, 6:37 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,146
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: Finding a long term rental before arriving in Canada

I can recommend Airbnb, much simpler than dealing with realtors, find a place that looks nice and reach out to the owner directly on airbnb and negotatiate a longer term rate. Thats what I did,...
Forum: Canada
Apr 13th 2021, 4:35 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 834
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: UK nurse move to Canada

I'll try not to rant, I have done enough of that on here about my wife's situation, but the truth is that if it looks daunting and complicated, its because it is. It is hard work re-qualifying as a...
Forum: Canada
Apr 13th 2021, 4:25 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 3,191
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: Immigrating with a dog

I dont know the state of the industry at the moment but 3years ago we used Air Transat for our 27kg Labrador. They were fantastic and he was absolutely fine in his crate, nothing at all to worry...
Forum: Canada
Apr 6th 2021, 8:55 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 8,184
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: What we driving in canada ? Any good deals (post covid)

Oh, so many reasons lol. For one my truck is my daily driver, i love it, i drive a lot for work and its big safe and comfortable. I have no problem parking it but then i dont live in a city. When i...
Forum: Canada
Apr 6th 2021, 5:16 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 8,184
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: What we driving in canada ? Any good deals (post covid)

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Forum: Canada
Apr 6th 2021, 5:12 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 8,184
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: What we driving in canada ? Any good deals (post covid)

Short bed (6.5ft) but I wanted a Long bed and if given the choice again I would get the long bed version. I just couldnt find one at the right spec/colour/price at the time. Its not the weight per se...
Forum: Canada
Apr 6th 2021, 4:06 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 8,184
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: What we driving in canada ? Any good deals (post covid)

The 25C9.4 , in my opinion, has the best layout of any truck camper. We love the full panoramic view at the rear with the full dinette, makes it feel much wider and more spacious , and the mid-ship...
Forum: Canada
Apr 6th 2021, 2:17 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 8,184
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: What we driving in canada ? Any good deals (post covid)

As are Bigfoot, in Armstrong just north of Vernon! NL were actually Bigfoot employees that left and started their own company using the same clamshell method of construction. I’m obviously biased, my...
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