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Forum: Canada
Nov 28th 2021, 2:01 am
Replies: 37
Views: 1,646
Posted By Farmer on a bike

Re: BC implementing 5 days paid sick leave in 2022

I am not sure where mirrors fit into this, but under the Employment Standards Act an employer cannot arbitrarily pay out vacation pay. They can insist an employee take all of their vacation within...
Forum: Canada
Nov 27th 2021, 10:05 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 1,646
Posted By Farmer on a bike

Re: BC implementing 5 days paid sick leave in 2022

I guess it depends on the contract. It happened whatever your views, or they were making it all up, which I doubt, knowing the individual. What you are quoting is federal, not municipal.
Forum: Canada
Nov 27th 2021, 10:04 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 1,646
Posted By Farmer on a bike

Re: BC implementing 5 days paid sick leave in 2022

There is. if a worker had symptoms, were required to self isolate, or got sick and they filed a claim, they got paid. If they did not meet these criteria and/or did not file a claim, they would not...
Nov 27th 2021, 6:08 pm
Replies: 160
Views: 17,134
Posted By Farmer on a bike

Re: BC Gas Price

May not change much in the Lower Mainland of BC right now, gas stations are prohibited from 'gouging' during the state of emergency, I have not seen prices this stable in 20 years. No doubt they...
Forum: Canada
Nov 27th 2021, 6:06 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 1,646
Posted By Farmer on a bike

Re: BC implementing 5 days paid sick leave in 2022

I knew an govt employee in Canada, when he came up to retirement, he worked one week in January then retired, so he got paid his 8 weeks vacation for that year and all of his 'banked' sick time.
Forum: Canada
Nov 27th 2021, 5:53 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 1,646
Posted By Farmer on a bike

Re: BC implementing 5 days paid sick leave in 2022

There were plenty of incentives for people with Covid symptoms to stay home and get paid. EI changed the rules so there was no waiting period, workers could get paid for days off due to Covid,...
Nov 19th 2021, 9:56 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,782
Posted By Farmer on a bike

Re: Job OFFER subject to reference - URGENT visa Helpp -

I would be talking to an accountant, not an immigration consultant on taxation. Expenses to bring in an employee are a deductible expense for the employer, so long as they don't try and recover it....
Nov 19th 2021, 9:48 pm
Replies: 109
Views: 3,001
Posted By Farmer on a bike

Re: From fires to floods

It is the Swift Creek, that flows into the Sumas River. A study in 2009 showed risks minimal...
Nov 19th 2021, 9:44 pm
Replies: 109
Views: 3,001
Posted By Farmer on a bike

Re: From fires to floods

It was beside it, not on it. The levee is not happening now. The Sumas River dyke is being repaired instead.
Nov 17th 2021, 10:21 pm
Replies: 109
Views: 3,001
Posted By Farmer on a bike

Re: From fires to floods

Until recently one could not buy overland flood insurance in Canada at all. It is now available in some areas, depends on your post codes. In a flood plain, no chance. We can get earthquake cover...
Forum: Canada
Nov 17th 2021, 4:40 pm
Replies: 162
Views: 13,234
Posted By Farmer on a bike

Re: Canada is a scam

You did rather invite it, don't you think?
Forum: Canada
Nov 17th 2021, 1:58 pm
Replies: 162
Views: 13,234
Posted By Farmer on a bike

Re: Canada is a scam

Maybe time for a little self reflection there?

Please, don't slam the door on your way out. You'll wake us up!
Forum: Canada
Nov 17th 2021, 12:34 am
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By Farmer on a bike

Re: Temporary Car Insurance in UK with Canadian License

No, last time I was there had to rent a car. Only way to drive on a BC license in UK.

My UK license made no difference to using a relatives car as I was not a UK resident. No insurance company...
Forum: Canada
Nov 15th 2021, 5:06 am
Replies: 9
Views: 901
Posted By Farmer on a bike

Re: National Insurance Contributions - Foreign Tax Credits

A $2000 laptop would be capitalised. If it is a Class 50 (55% CCA rate), you could take $1100 off reportable income in year 1 and the remaining 45% in year 2. e.g. if income in year 1 was $30,000 -...
Forum: Canada
Nov 15th 2021, 1:30 am
Replies: 9
Views: 901
Posted By Farmer on a bike

Re: National Insurance Contributions - Foreign Tax Credits

As an employee of a UK company, I pay pension over there. Therefore it's okay that I don't do any pension contributions over here? As someone that lives overseas, can I stay on payroll and not pay...
Forum: Canada
Nov 14th 2021, 10:13 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 901
Posted By Farmer on a bike

Re: National Insurance Contributions - Foreign Tax Credits

In the UK NI contributions are not tax deductible and the same applies in Canada. Any verbal information from a CRA agent is best followed up by a request for a 'written determination'. At the least...
Forum: Canada
Nov 11th 2021, 2:48 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,018
Posted By Farmer on a bike

Re: No live trace and job interviews and clearance

Did one not long ago CRC and VS, the check came back clear, then on the form for the agency requesting the check asked
'have you been charged or convicted of a criminal offence outside of Canada?'...
Nov 7th 2021, 12:06 am
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By Farmer on a bike

Re: Trade Equivalency & trying to move to Canada

As the discussion has been around 'you cannot work without certification' or it being a 'regulated trade'. It may be useful for others reading the thread to know that certification in many trades is...
Forum: Canada
Nov 6th 2021, 9:07 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,935
Posted By Farmer on a bike

Re: Winnipeg

Carnivorous flies in numbers like you cannot imagine!
https://winnipeg.ca/publicworks/insectcontrol/insect/biting_flies.stm
Hot and humid in summer
Cold in winter...
Nov 6th 2021, 7:46 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By Farmer on a bike

Re: Trade Equivalency & trying to move to Canada

It is required in only 10 trades in BC at present. Some trades are also regulated, such as by ICBC, Technical Safety BC etc. and must be qualified to perform the function unsupervised. More mandatory...
Forum: Canada
Nov 4th 2021, 8:01 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By Farmer on a bike

Re: BC Services Card - help

You have 90 days from becoming a resident of BC to exchange your drivers license. If you choose not to, you cannot legally drive after 90 days and would be uninsured if you did drive without a valid...
Oct 26th 2021, 5:44 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By Farmer on a bike

Re: Trade Equivalency & trying to move to Canada

Having served on a number of trade certification committees and steering committees in BC, my experiences are seemingly different from yours. Unfortunately the federal government sources are not...
Oct 25th 2021, 9:49 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By Farmer on a bike

Re: Trade Equivalency & trying to move to Canada

A carpenter is not a regulated trade in Canada. Licensing is only compulsory in Quebec, voluntary in all other provinces and territories. Cabinetmaker is voluntary licensing across Canada....
Oct 23rd 2021, 1:02 am
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By Farmer on a bike

Re: Help with route into BC

The LMIA is not a formality though. The employer has to have advertised any job for a certain amount of time on the job bank and other sites. They have to prove they have been unable to find a...
Forum: Canada
Oct 22nd 2021, 4:03 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,826
Posted By Farmer on a bike

Re: Technical question about tax and UK pension

Registered plans are those registered with CRA. The transfer is a bit like being in customs bond. An example would be between a RDSP and and RRSP....
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