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Jun 22nd 2021, 6:32 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 967
Posted By Hurlabrick

Re: PR spousal sponsorhip outside Canada

No. She is not a dependant as defined by IRCC, so you cannot sponsor her. IRCC definition for spousal sponsorship is:Dependent childrenChildren qualify as dependants if they meet both of these...
Forum: Canada
Jun 22nd 2021, 11:09 am
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By Hurlabrick

Re: Supermarkets

We use two different home drlivery options, 9ne for meat and one for vegetables and other stuff. True Local and On the Move Organics. Both are lical to London and deliver. Both are about tge same...
Jun 22nd 2021, 11:03 am
Replies: 20
Views: 967
Posted By Hurlabrick

Re: PR spousal sponsorhip outside Canada

You start all over again with fresh forms (make sure they are the latest versions). Make sure your police certs are either still in date (unlikely) or get new ones.
Jun 18th 2021, 4:04 pm
Replies: 16,318
Views: 1,564,698
Posted By Hurlabrick

Re: Timeline For Spousal Sponsorship via London

Can't help you here. I would be certain things are hugely backed-up in London VO, best to assume at least 6 months, probably more.



I would guess May 2022 is do-able. You really need to get...
Jun 13th 2021, 11:04 am
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By Hurlabrick

Re: PR as a spouse - biometrics but no medial requested

No, you cannot switch from outland to inland like that, you would have to withdraw the outland and resubmit a new set of papers as inland. Sounds like they are carrying on processing it as an...
May 12th 2021, 10:44 pm
Replies: 4,854
Views: 203,610
Posted By Hurlabrick

Re: Coronavirus

Both myself and my wife have now had first jabs of Pfizer (due to our ages). We are in Ontario. Mine on 28 April, hers on 10 May. When we had our first, they automatically gave us appointments for...
Forum: Canada
May 5th 2021, 11:31 am
Replies: 136
Views: 36,784
Posted By Hurlabrick

Re: Uk pensions in Canada

I don't have the exact figures to hand, but you need to consider the combined total of all charges. I have found fund management charges (taken implicitly in Canada by adjusted unit prices - vs...
Forum: Canada
May 5th 2021, 1:39 am
Replies: 136
Views: 36,784
Posted By Hurlabrick

Re: Uk pensions in Canada

Honestly, even once they do have ROPS approved RRIFs available tao transfer my UK income dradown into, I will probably stick with my UK Nucleus IDD and carry on taking mothly withdrawals. It is...
May 2nd 2021, 10:41 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 837
Posted By Hurlabrick

Re: Are you following the rules?

Yes, we are following the rules. Only go out for groceries or wine / beer. No one over. Only thing we do that is against the rules is go for joyrides on the motorbike or in the Miata soft top - I...
Forum: Canada
May 2nd 2021, 8:56 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By Hurlabrick

Re: Opening a bank account in Canada before moving back from the U.K.

Have you spotted the wiki article on this subject here?:

https://britishexpats.com/wiki/Banking-Canada#Opening_account_from_UK

There is no distinction between a PR or a Canada citizen abroad. ...
Apr 28th 2021, 9:51 pm
Replies: 4,854
Views: 203,610
Posted By Hurlabrick

Re: Coronavirus

I am 65 living in London, ON. Got my first vaccine shot (Pfizer) today. Appointment set for 18 August for 2nd shot (some 3.5 months gap). They did tell me I should have 92% protection in 2 weeks.
Forum: Canada
Apr 21st 2021, 12:15 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By Hurlabrick

Re: Money Transfer companies

I got an email from them this morning saying they have implemented a two step login process, so this has literally all just happened. No sweat as I have a cell phone number.
Forum: Canada
Apr 20th 2021, 10:13 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By Hurlabrick

Re: Money Transfer companies

Really?? Wierd, mine works as it has always done and I did a transfer yesterday.
Forum: Canada
Apr 20th 2021, 8:53 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By Hurlabrick

Re: Money Transfer companies

I am a fan of Wise (until recently, called TransferWise). Best rate and very modest tranaction fee. I have used them for all my large and modest transfers regularly for the last 3 or 4 years. ...
Apr 7th 2021, 9:10 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By Hurlabrick

Re: Spouse PR Sponsorship - Medicals for Canadian children?

IRCC are wrong. They are Canadian citizens pure and simple. Did you make that obvious in the paperwork AND include copies of their current Canadian passports? I suggest you message back and attach...
Forum: Canada
Apr 2nd 2021, 10:26 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 1,597
Posted By Hurlabrick

Re: Prescription Medication Costs

Yes, my dentist is massively underwhelmed by my British dental work APART from the two dental implants I got in Britain.
Mar 23rd 2021, 4:33 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 967
Posted By Hurlabrick

Re: PR spousal sponsorhip outside Canada

I am afraid your view is almost certainly correct, just settle in for a long wait not hearing anything, but when things do start to move, they might move quickly. I used to work for consultants in...
Mar 22nd 2021, 8:29 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 967
Posted By Hurlabrick

Re: PR spousal sponsorhip outside Canada

Yes, there is a link to the spreadsheet in my signature line below. Unfortunately it has not been used for the last 18 months as despite publicising it repeatedly on this and another forum, people...
Forum: Canada
Mar 21st 2021, 1:06 pm
Replies: 136
Views: 36,784
Posted By Hurlabrick

Re: Uk pensions in Canada

Entirely your decision! If you use an adviser over here (eg Sterling Financial), they are experienced in this and do all of the work. If you DONT transfer, you are taking on the currency...
Forum: Canada
Mar 14th 2021, 7:16 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 906
Posted By Hurlabrick

Re: QROPS Options

In that case, you are in the same boat as me. I cannot transfer via QROPS until there is an approved RRIF plan. Not that I am stressing to do so anyway. Currently taking enough as drawdown to take...
Forum: Canada
Mar 12th 2021, 6:57 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 906
Posted By Hurlabrick

Re: QROPS Options

I think it depends on HOW you are taking withdrawals from your UK 'pension'.

IF you are taking UFPLS withdrawals (i.e. uncrystallised funds) direct from a UK Personal Pension Plan, then it is...
Forum: Canada
Mar 8th 2021, 3:58 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,222
Posted By Hurlabrick

Re: While we wait

:rofl::hysterical: Depends on where you live as regards trees! Try London, ON - it ain't called 'Forest City' for nothing! You want exercise, try the late autumn leaf blowing and picking up ritual.
Forum: Canada
Mar 8th 2021, 12:35 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,222
Posted By Hurlabrick

Re: While we wait

Have you spotted the to do list article on wiki yet, pretty much everything and more is there, just pick out what applies to you.

https://britishexpats.com/wiki/To_Do_Lists-Canada
Mar 4th 2021, 3:03 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By Hurlabrick

Re: Moving to Canada advice

Minor point worth planning for. IF you do come over under 'dual intent' and stay in Canada as a visitor, you will not be covered under Canadian provincial medical insurance while still on 'visitor'...
Mar 3rd 2021, 9:36 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By Hurlabrick

Re: Moving to Canada advice

No not ALL documents need to prove it, but you need some good ones to establish the start date for 'the year', then some 'better' ones to establish that you are in a 'marriage like relationship' and...
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