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Forum: Canada
Jun 12th 2017, 1:27 am
Replies: 10
Views: 8,498
Posted By JB0591

Re: Is a UK CEng/IEng worth anything in Canada?

From a defence industry point of view the need for PEng is not mandated. You will see lots of jobs without that as a requirement.

A lot of people will come on here and say you cant get a job as...
Apr 24th 2017, 7:54 pm
Replies: 738
Views: 160,116
Posted By JB0591

Re: Citizenship Application Timeline

So citizenship achieved. Great little ceremony in Ottawa today with a fellow 79 new Canadians. For those who are on this path keep the head up, it will happen.
Apr 11th 2017, 2:34 am
Replies: 738
Views: 160,116
Posted By JB0591

Re: Citizenship Application Timeline

Ours has not even shown up on the online system.
Apr 11th 2017, 2:32 am
Replies: 738
Views: 160,116
Posted By JB0591

Re: Citizenship Application Timeline

We had a 2 week delay (I think) whilst the reviewed my passport stamps in detail.
Apr 11th 2017, 1:41 am
Replies: 738
Views: 160,116
Posted By JB0591

Re: Citizenship Application Timeline

We got our date for the ceremony today. Not bad as we applied December 30th 2016, Test on March 2nd, Ceremony 24th April.
Mar 6th 2017, 3:36 am
Replies: 5
Views: 2,889
Posted By JB0591

Re: IRCC Request for translated Passport Stamps

What I mean by stamp type is the fact i have 7 Egyptian Stamps and 25 Turkish stamps. The Turkish stamps all show the date in English and have either exit or entry word in Turkish e.g. two stamp...
Mar 3rd 2017, 1:00 am
Replies: 5
Views: 2,889
Posted By JB0591

IRCC Request for translated Passport Stamps

Hi

We had our Citizenship Test and Interview today. We passed the test then had the interview. The officer has asked me to provide a copy of each page of my passports (two passports covering...
Forum: Canada
Feb 28th 2017, 2:36 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,718
Posted By JB0591

Re: U.K. Police Clearance while in Canada

need to be careful on going the ACPO route as that is for immigration and Disclosure Scotland (now Mygov.scot) is for police clearances for employment.

when i had to provide this for work for...
Forum: Canada
Sep 23rd 2015, 11:29 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 788
Posted By JB0591

Considering moving from Ottawa to Halifax

Hi

I am currently looking at promotion or redundancy in my current job. Basically we win very large contract or we draw down the business to a minimal team at which I may not survive. I have...
Forum: Canada
Jul 24th 2015, 1:10 am
Replies: 51
Views: 9,463
Posted By JB0591

Re: Moving to Canada, without a job lined up.. Success stories... Or not...

We came over in 2010 as PRs via SWV route. Tried to line up companies from UK but didnt have much success as i work defence electronics. Made the leap a few weeks after we got our visas and brought...
Forum: Canada
Jul 19th 2015, 3:16 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,638
Posted By JB0591

Re: House purchase in Ontario.

A septic survey is where they dig down beside the bed and check the layers of dirt, sand etc. That is how the check its condition.

Ours was inspected and the mortgage company put a condition that...
Forum: Canada
Jul 18th 2015, 12:54 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,638
Posted By JB0591

Re: House purchase in Ontario.

BMO do. Besides it is part of the house survey and if it is 'in distress' then mortgage company may choose to put a condition on the mortgage.
Forum: Canada
Jul 18th 2015, 12:34 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,638
Posted By JB0591

Re: House purchase in Ontario.

Dont forget it if a rural house and has a septic then the mortgage company will insist on a Septic Survey. This can add an additional cost.

If it has a well, then a survey on that will also cost...
Forum: Canada
Mar 28th 2015, 1:31 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,262
Posted By JB0591

Re: Question on multiple QROPS pension transfers

Is the changes in April only for civil service pension transfers?
Forum: Canada
Feb 23rd 2015, 2:55 am
Replies: 52
Views: 3,612
Posted By JB0591

Re: filing taxes - T4

@beckiwoo, they only want to know about worldwide income since you become a tax resident of Canada. Income prior to become tax resident does not count. Determining residency for tax purposes is...
Forum: Canada
Feb 22nd 2015, 6:04 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 4,692
Posted By JB0591

Re: Taxes

I use Genutax, it is free. I have looked at using an accountant before because we had the house rented in UK and then we sold it. But the prices i was quoted for tax return preparation is crazy.
Forum: Canada
Jan 1st 2015, 10:31 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,676
Posted By JB0591

Re: Ontario driving license / health card and using it to enter USA

Yes, you can use an enhanced driving licence to cross by land providing you are a citizen.
...
Dec 27th 2014, 3:45 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By JB0591

Re: pr to citizenship

You can apply for a copy of your COPR but it takes time to get it (6 months is current processing time).

Guide 5218 - Request to Amend Record of Landing, Confirmation of Permanent Residence or...
Dec 27th 2014, 3:33 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By JB0591

Citizenship fees hike on Jan 1st

Not sure if i have seen this posted here but on 1st Jan 2015 Citizenship fees hike again from $300 to $530.

Record number of new citizens welcomed in 2014 - Canada News Centre...
Dec 27th 2014, 2:30 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By JB0591

Re: pr to citizenship

Tell him to apply for a record of entry from CBSA, they have electronic copy of each time you re-enter Canada.

Access to Information and Privacy - How to make a request under the Access to...
Forum: Canada
Dec 10th 2014, 2:12 am
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By JB0591

Re: Police checks for jobs

It depends on the line of work you are in and how long you have been in Canada.

Some companies will ask you for a 'Police Check' and some people on here will provide the certificate from ACPO. In...
Forum: Canniversary
Nov 2nd 2014, 3:32 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,164
Posted By JB0591

4 Years Done :-)

We have arrived at our forth anniversary...

Not much has changed in last year...we are both in same jobs with me traveling a bit. Finally a business trip to UK has come up next week. Just trying...
Forum: Canada
Nov 2nd 2014, 5:55 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,642
Posted By JB0591

Re: Engineering - 15 years experience - few qualifications

I think you found some examples. Here is one where I would have expected P.End as a entry requirement...Principal Systems Engineer - Rail Systems - Toronto, ON - Indeed Mobile...
Forum: Canada
Nov 2nd 2014, 12:50 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,642
Posted By JB0591

Re: Engineering - 15 years experience - few qualifications

Whilst i dont disagree with everything posted in this thread I would have to say from a defense engineering view point, licensing is not a major requirement.

Most of the defense companies I have...
Forum: Canada
Oct 14th 2014, 4:26 am
Replies: 7
Views: 5,379
Posted By JB0591

Re: Ontario disabled parking badge valid in UK?

Details are here:

Accessibility for People with Reduced Mobility: Reciprocal Recognition of Parking Badges (http://www.internationaltransportforum.org/IntOrg/ecmt/accessibility/parking.html)
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