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Forum: Canada
Apr 19th 2012, 10:15 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,115
Posted By Northernlass1

Re: Open University degree

Both my OU BSc and Masters were verified by WES in Toronto with no problems. OU sent transcripts direct to WES. :)
Forum: Canada
Mar 4th 2012, 1:48 am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,014
Posted By Northernlass1

Re: 730 day rule for PR change it?

Not sure if I've fully understood or maybe I have my info wrong but are you saying that once you get PR you have a year to land and then a further 3 years to maintain that PR? My understanding is...
Forum: Canada
Oct 9th 2011, 1:21 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,009
Posted By Northernlass1

Re: Cheapest place for moving boxes (in Canada)?

I've got a garage full of them...removal firm never took them away! Most are now flat as easier to store...if you want to drive all the way to Barrie you can have them for free....also got all the...
Forum: Canada
Jul 4th 2011, 11:56 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,058
Posted By Northernlass1

Re: Anyone from Barrie

Hi we moved to Barrie a year ago today! Our first winter here was fine...not snowed in once. As far as I can remember the 400 was only closed a couple of times due to whiteouts.
You can also get to...
Forum: Canada
Jun 26th 2011, 6:59 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By Northernlass1

Re: 3rd year OU student heading to BC

3rd yr psych includes cognition module with compulsory summer school...BPS won't accredit degree without it...would you be able to attend? Somtimes OU will let you submit research paper instead so...
Forum: Canada
May 4th 2011, 9:44 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,620
Posted By Northernlass1

Re: Barrie Ontario with kids

Farmers market every Saturday morning come rain or shine or snow...it's downtown by the library..should provide you with good choice of fresh produce :)
Forum: Canada
May 3rd 2011, 11:58 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,620
Posted By Northernlass1

Re: Barrie Ontario with kids

If you haven't already check out Simcoe county school board..http://www.scdsb.on.ca/
it will tell you what the catchment area is for Kempenfelt Bay school.
Barrie is Barrie...good bits +bad bits as...
Forum: Canada
Jan 31st 2011, 3:04 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By Northernlass1

Re: Jobs for occupational Therapists around Barrie area

Workopolis.ca is advertising an Occupational nurse post in Barrie...http://www.workopolis.com/EN/job/11927252?uc=E12
might not be quite what your looking for though. :)
Forum: Canada
Jan 31st 2011, 3:01 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By Northernlass1

Re: Any Expats in Barrie?

I've PM'd you :)
Forum: Canada
Jan 11th 2011, 2:40 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,693
Posted By Northernlass1

Re: PR card not received yet, returning to Ontario

As long as he has a return ticket the airline will board him....no travel docs required. He can enter without PR card its just that they will be annoyed.
We landed in July and hubby and son...
Forum: Canada
Jan 11th 2011, 12:23 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,693
Posted By Northernlass1

Re: PR card not received yet, returning to Ontario

Although on the system he needs to be prepared for the IO being less than nice about him not having his PR card. He'll have to explain why he has no card even though he's on the system!
There's just...
Forum: Canada
Dec 29th 2010, 9:42 pm
Replies: 103
Views: 10,031
Posted By Northernlass1

Re: Disillusionment creeping in.

Here in Ontario the UK hairdryer won't work but the UK Wii works a treat...as does the UK tv/DVD player...just pack loads of adapters :)
Forum: Canada
Nov 11th 2010, 2:37 pm
Replies: 191
Views: 24,647
Posted By Northernlass1

Re: New link for British TV

Got it sorted....was opening it in google chrome changed to internet explorer and it works a treat....phew!!! My life wouldn't have been worth living if 11 yr old missed Merlin :D
Forum: Canada
Nov 10th 2010, 2:33 pm
Replies: 191
Views: 24,647
Posted By Northernlass1

Re: New link for British TV

hmmm I must be doing something wrong too....I can't get any picture only sound now with WMP Player HQ when I click on any of its channels but Flash HQ and Flash Player HQ seem to work ok. :confused:
Forum: Canada
Oct 20th 2010, 2:37 pm
Replies: 191
Views: 24,647
Posted By Northernlass1

Re: New link for British TV

Yeah I just had to sign up to....hoping it runs for a bit longer before they start asking for monies!! Mind you all that was on this morning was Jeremy Kyle :(
Forum: Canada
Oct 19th 2010, 6:37 pm
Replies: 191
Views: 24,647
Posted By Northernlass1

Re: New link for British TV

I shall assume your child is a tad younger than mine who at 11 needs a dose of Merlin and X factor but will probably settle for Masterchef!!!
Forum: Canada
Oct 19th 2010, 6:09 pm
Replies: 191
Views: 24,647
Posted By Northernlass1

Re: New link for British TV

Thanks soooo much for this, it works brilliantly...I have an 11 yr old with a serious bout of homesickness so perhaps a bit of Brit tv might help :unsure:
Forum: Canniversary
Oct 17th 2010, 12:57 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,958
Posted By Northernlass1

Re: 3 months today....

Hi Mel
we stayed at the Hampton in Barrie from July 6 to 8...probably sat next to you at breakfast lol!!!! We live up near the Georgian Mall and love it :)
Sep 27th 2010, 2:30 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 544
Posted By Northernlass1

Re: Travel Documents?!!

Thanks JAJ ....unfortunately we're flying with Thomas Cook and as we're coming from Canada we'll be on a one way ticket from Manchester back to Toronto. Doesn't look like we'll get travel docs in...
Sep 26th 2010, 5:50 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 544
Posted By Northernlass1

Travel Documents?!!

We landed on July 4th, are still waiting for PR cards and hubby and son have now returned to UK due to work/study commitments. Me and our 2 girls are booked to fly back to UK on Oct 21st for four...
Forum: Canada
Aug 28th 2010, 2:32 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 3,348
Posted By Northernlass1

Re: GCSEs/High School Dip - ICES evaluation?

If you have time I'd get colour photocopies of all her certs and get the school to stamp and sign them. Its probably better to send notarised copies rather then the originals incase you don't get...
Forum: Canada
Aug 27th 2010, 6:27 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 3,348
Posted By Northernlass1

Re: GCSEs/High School Dip - ICES evaluation?

My 18 year old just applied to Georgian College here in Barrie. She's taking a gap year but wanted to do some study here so she could build up a portfolio prior to applying to Uni and to make some...
Forum: Canada
Aug 24th 2010, 7:36 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,023
Posted By Northernlass1

Re: Divorce in the US, possible move to Canada in the future.....

Once we'd landed Ontario gave our 11 yr old a SIN card so I'd assumed that meant we could send her down a pit to work or alternatively an emergency room?!!
Forum: Canada
Aug 12th 2010, 10:20 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 9,038
Posted By Northernlass1

Re: Is there a canadian equivalent to Open University?

My BSc was made up of 360 points, that's 120 points a year if it was done at Uni full time. I actually completed it in 3 years with OU but could have taken 6 years to do it. Either way it's a 3 yr...
Forum: Canada
Aug 12th 2010, 8:05 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 9,038
Posted By Northernlass1

Re: Is there a canadian equivalent to Open University?

My BSc is an 'Open' BSc from the Open University which was accepted for immigration...I was the principle applicant and now live in Ontario. CIC didn't count my named Masters degree as I hadn't...
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