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Sep 15th 2020, 1:48 am
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Posted By orly

Forum: Canada
Sep 15th 2020, 1:47 am
Replies: 77
Views: 4,892
Posted By orly

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

Built down the road a bit.
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Apr 13th 2020, 9:32 pm
Replies: 268
Views: 7,133
Posted By orly

Re: Booze, Fags, etc

Aye, great craic getting dressed up in near enough a full suit as a 4 year old.
Oct 23rd 2018, 2:30 am
Replies: 11,331
Views: 293,005
Posted By orly

Re: Politics of Chequers, No Deal, etc

Similarly lame are the calls for a "peoples vote" like the 17 million odd who voted to leave last time aren't really people. Or perhaps just lesser people or the "wrong kind" of people. It's all...
Oct 22nd 2018, 5:49 am
Replies: 11,331
Views: 293,005
Posted By orly

Re: Politics of Chequers, No Deal, etc

They did. In the referendum. Which they got 48% of the votes in.
Oct 22nd 2018, 5:39 am
Replies: 94
Views: 4,405
Posted By orly

Re: Are you immune to flu?

Never had a vaccine for flu. Never had the flu.
Oct 22nd 2018, 5:34 am
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By orly

Re: Ethnicity - population groups in the UK v Ontario

Does anyone aspire to live in either of these places?
Forum: Canada
May 30th 2016, 5:50 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,747
Posted By orly

Re: Job Offer - what package to negotiate?

Goes from 2 weeks up to 6 weeks where I work. Depends on length of service of course.

My dad back in the UK chuckled obviously...but he has 35 days + bank holidays.
May 30th 2016, 5:43 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,532
Posted By orly

Re: Shocking story of US border abuse

Surely you don't even need to speak to them any more? Pretty sure the last time I went through I just scanned my PR card at one of those booth things they've set up and walked on.
Forum: Canada
May 30th 2016, 4:50 am
Replies: 66
Views: 5,513
Posted By orly

Re: Android TV boxes

The costs aren't especially onerous where I live. Tack on 13% HST of course.
May 30th 2016, 4:43 am
Replies: 12
Views: 738
Posted By orly

Re: Renting a car in the US. Insurance?

Indeed. When my wife was involved in a 100+ vehicle pile up in Michigan she basically gave the insurance details and that was the end of the matter. Always worth just taking the full fat insurance...
May 30th 2016, 4:34 am
Replies: 38
Views: 2,137
Posted By orly

Re: brexit or not postal vote

Not voting myself. Can't register online due to being Northern Irish and I have some misgivings about voting as I have no intention of returning.

If I were I'd vote to leave. At a very selfish...
May 22nd 2016, 12:57 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,570
Posted By orly

Re: 2 Litre bottle of Irn Bru in Toronto

Biggest size I've seen here is the 500ml bottles. Think Metro were looking $2.80 or something like that the last time I saw them. Worth every cent.
Forum: Canada
May 15th 2016, 3:23 am
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By orly

Re: 2017 Canadian Passport Renewal time increase?

If you're willing to stump up some cash they'll renew it next day for you if you want.
May 12th 2016, 8:35 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By orly

Re: Buy a piece of US history...... huh ??

"Piece of American History" is a bit of a stretch but it'll likely be a valid way to increase the bids.

He can auction it if he wants to be fair.
May 9th 2016, 1:22 am
Replies: 78
Views: 3,881
Posted By orly

Re: Census 2016

Same here. Basically it wanted to know the relationship of my wife and I and which languages we could speak. Took 2 minutes.
May 6th 2016, 12:35 am
Replies: 100
Views: 7,451
Posted By orly

Re: Fort McMurray fires

You can probably forgive people for driving etiquette faux pas. They might not have even noticed the fire engine until they'd pulled out.
May 6th 2016, 12:34 am
Replies: 40
Views: 1,818
Posted By orly

Re: Trump getting closer to be the GOP nominee.

For all the laughs and head shaking about Trump...people look at the alternative - Clinton - and then, suddenly, Trump doesn't actually look as bad.

That's how much of a joke US politics is...
Forum: Canada
May 3rd 2016, 2:49 am
Replies: 8
Views: 947
Posted By orly

Re: Query regarding health card (OHIP)

Overseas students come to mind. I'm sure they'd like to keep their coverage but I suspect there are provisions for that.
Apr 27th 2016, 4:04 am
Replies: 56
Views: 2,598
Posted By orly

Re: Hydro price hike

holy usage.
Apr 27th 2016, 3:38 am
Replies: 56
Views: 2,598
Posted By orly

Re: Hydro price hike

When QC can run a hydro system far better than ON it's something to feel real shame about.
Apr 27th 2016, 3:37 am
Replies: 321
Views: 41,536
Posted By orly

Re: IEC 2016

Depends on how secure or special the job in England is I guess. If you're working in the local McDonald's I'd imagine the decision is more simple than if you're an architect or dentist.
Forum: Canada
Apr 27th 2016, 3:32 am
Replies: 55
Views: 4,984
Posted By orly

Re: That ETA thing

If you're boarding a plane in a foreign country, what else besides the passport could you use?
Apr 27th 2016, 3:29 am
Replies: 56
Views: 2,598
Posted By orly

Re: Hydro price hike

My understanding is "Ontario Hydro" (when it was "the company") had a load of debt back in ye olden days and it was then broken up but the debt carried on and has been tacked on to bills for god...
Apr 27th 2016, 3:26 am
Replies: 75
Views: 3,585
Posted By orly

Re: Those border security shows

I've found the UK ones to be the most disinterested on the occasions I even have to deal with them. Barely even looking up at you. Then again I have a British passport so I guess they don't really...
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