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Oct 18th 2019, 11:17 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By Siouxie

Re: COPR Email and MyCIC being updated

Double check where your email / letter was sent from - you may not need to send to London..
Forum: Canada
Oct 18th 2019, 11:04 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By Siouxie

Re: Equivalent childcare NVQ L3 qualifications

You will need to contact the Alberta ECE governing body - UK qualifications don't normally have an equivalency in ECE in Canada - it may be a case of challenging based on your years of experience....
Forum: Canada
Oct 18th 2019, 4:22 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By Siouxie

Re: Newcomer - confused about buying a car

This might help :D https://www.alberta.ca/buying-vehicle-private-seller.aspx
https://ama.ab.ca/2015/07/03/beginners-guide-car-buying
Forum: Canada
Oct 18th 2019, 4:13 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By Siouxie

Re: medical insurance options - visa ending soon

You may be required to file a tax return as a self employed person - you don't necessarily get out of paying taxes, you are a freelance worker I presume? I also do work for a UK company - remotely -...
Oct 17th 2019, 6:31 pm
Replies: 16,236
Views: 1,475,137
Posted By Siouxie

Re: Timeline For Spousal Sponsorship via London

Not necessarily, it really depends on where your nearest one is.. also when does your medical expire? You may be able to get urgent processing for an inland interview.

Congrats on your journey...
Oct 17th 2019, 4:45 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 669
Posted By Siouxie

Re: As you get old what can't you do anymore?

I bought a card for a relative, it makes me chuckle.. so true for many! Here is what it said:You know you are getting old when........

Everything hurts and what doesn't hurt... doesn't work...
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Oct 17th 2019, 4:25 pm
Replies: 724
Views: 62,176
Posted By Siouxie

Re: Changing work & toil direction as mature adults. - A discussion.

That sounds very similar to "paracodol soluble" that I used to take to relieve extreme pain back in the UK.. most excellent stuff :D You have to be so careful with acetiminophen (paracetamol to...
Forum: Canada
Oct 17th 2019, 4:02 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By Siouxie

Re: Newcomer - confused about buying a car

https://britishexpats.com/wiki/Car_Buying-Canada
Forum: Canada
Oct 17th 2019, 4:00 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By Siouxie

Re: Shipping gifts to the UK - so expensive

Amazon, local florists in the UK with a web presence (I've ordered funeral flowers that way as well) or for a special birthday or similar...
Forum: Canada
Oct 17th 2019, 3:27 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 2,487
Posted By Siouxie

Re: Opportunity to move to Vancouver - Advice needed.

5k won't even cover your basics. How much it will cost will depend on how much you decide to leave behind and how much you decide to bring! For instance, if you were planning on sending over your...
Forum: Canada
Oct 16th 2019, 5:55 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,724
Posted By Siouxie

Re: Buying a house in - Canada - with cash ( edit to title)

So what are the answers above, chopped liver? :lol:

Yes, you can purchase with cash - though you might be asked some difficult questions as to where the money came from, so make sure you can...
Forum: Canada
Oct 16th 2019, 4:30 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,724
Posted By Siouxie

Re: Buying a house in - Canada - with cash ( edit to title)

Oh dear. You are right there - you have most definitely stirred the pot..

You might want to adjust your thinking slightly if you want to be relatively successful in Canada....... if you give...
Oct 16th 2019, 4:15 pm
Replies: 724
Views: 62,176
Posted By Siouxie

Re: Changing work & toil direction as mature adults. - A discussion.

Then you have been most fortunate - perhaps one of those people who don't need more sleep... :D Sadly, for me and possibly the majority, 4 hours would be insufficient other than on the odd...
Forum: Canada
Oct 16th 2019, 3:49 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 758
Posted By Siouxie

Re: New to Halifax, NS

Oh dear.. you didn't remember that you can buy them on https://www.amazon.ca/s?k=cadbury+giant+buttons&crid=YBOIA2J7C38A&sprefix=giant+cadbury+%2Caps%2C251&ref=nb_sb_ss_i_1_14 :)


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Forum: Canada
Oct 16th 2019, 3:42 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 758
Posted By Siouxie

Re: New to Halifax, NS

I found smokey bacon crisps the other day - in Freshco - they seem to have quite an assortment of 'international' foods..

For chocolate and biscuits you could try your local Bulkbarn (yes, there...
Forum: Canada
Oct 16th 2019, 4:16 am
Replies: 45
Views: 2,487
Posted By Siouxie

Re: Opportunity to move to Vancouver - Advice needed.

If you have property in the UK you might want to read our wiki - there are tax implications if you rent it out - and if you sell after moving to Canada: ...
Oct 14th 2019, 3:45 pm
Replies: 2,082
Views: 171,950
Posted By Siouxie

Re: Teatime Choices

Happy Thanksgiving - may you gobble up the gobble gobble.. :D

https://highlandstrength.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/canada-thanksgiving-turkey.jpg
Oct 14th 2019, 3:43 pm
Replies: 1,476
Views: 123,740
Posted By Siouxie

Re: Lunchtime Choices

Ummmm but Thanksgiving is today :D

https://blog.greystonecollege.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/thanksgiving-day-blog.jpg
Oct 14th 2019, 3:14 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,068
Posted By Siouxie

Re: My wife his agreed to a visit :-)

This will give you an idea of what jobs are available in your line of work.. as you will see, few jobs in the Eastern Provinces (Nova Scotia etc.,) ...
Forum: Canada
Oct 14th 2019, 4:39 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,311
Posted By Siouxie

Re: Living Alberta - small towns, Calgary neighbourhoods and commuting

New builds tend to have small gardens (or 'yards' as they are known here). Downtown (City centre) will have smaller lots (not gnerally as wide as the suburbs).. it will depend on the type of...
Oct 13th 2019, 9:32 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,068
Posted By Siouxie

Re: My wife his agreed to a visit :-)

Hello and welcome to BE!

You don't need an agent - you don't need an Immigration Consultant... you just need the official website - and us!

Basically you either meet the requirements or you...
Oct 13th 2019, 9:14 pm
Replies: 724
Views: 62,176
Posted By Siouxie

Re: Changing work & toil direction as mature adults. - A discussion.

:thumbup:
How lovely! A family member used to have 3 pleco's (normal, not zebra) - I used to think of them as mini sharks, lol. Those and clown loaches are some of my favourites... if you get a...
Forum: Canada
Oct 13th 2019, 4:35 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 594
Posted By Siouxie

Re: Best way to approach medication costs for chronic condition

They won't be covered under Provincial Healthcare, so you will need to pay for them yourself - to help defray the cost you could see if you get group health insurance with your job (which you pay...
Oct 12th 2019, 3:14 pm
Replies: 724
Views: 62,176
Posted By Siouxie

Re: Changing work & toil direction as mature adults. - A discussion.

Your doctor needs a kick up the backside if s/he thinks a swollen, inflamed and painful knee is caused by reaching the ripe (young) age of 40! :D
Forum: Canada
Oct 12th 2019, 12:20 am
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By Siouxie

Re: UK licence to Ontario licence

https://www.ontario.ca/page/exchange-out-province-drivers-licenceProof of driving experience

You can self-declare one year of driving experience, by showing a valid, original foreign driver’s...
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