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Forum: Canada
Mar 6th 2006, 3:39 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 4,504
Posted By MCC

Re: Flying with baby

I flew with my 4 weeks old baby 18 months ago. I have a tricotti sling. This holds your baby against you and is very comfortable. It's very good to have the cot but if your baby is unsettled and...
Forum: Canada
Feb 27th 2006, 3:38 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 8,940
Posted By MCC

Re: Correct me if I'm wrong or start a debate?!?

You are sooooo right! Knowing what you are getting yourself and your family is so important.

And also the people you are talking about worry about the weather, if it will be too cold. They worry...
Forum: Canada
Feb 22nd 2006, 3:37 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,279
Posted By MCC

Re: Today is a great day!!! Hubbie started work!!

I think that's a generalisation! I'm on a lot more money than I was in the UK and I work less hours, and I'm not expected to work more than that. I'm doing the same job too.

I'm not saying...
Forum: Canada
Feb 22nd 2006, 3:26 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,432
Posted By MCC

Re: Shipping .... any do's and dont's

We brought more-or-less everything except most electrical (brought VCR and sewing maching as it was a good model) - really glad we did bring everything as it really helped us settle. IMHO when you...
Forum: Canada
Feb 11th 2006, 11:38 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 3,683
Posted By MCC

Re: Nova Scotia

NS is great for us. We just moved into our huge house and lots of land for the price of a one bedroom or a studio flat in Brighton. People are really nice over here. Just today, I was at the...
Forum: Canada
Jan 19th 2006, 9:24 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 944
Posted By MCC

Re: newcomer - driving -ontario

Paper license was good enough 4 months ago, I was asked about the photo, I just said it wasn't compulsory in the uk and that was it. My points disappeared into the ether too!
Forum: Canada
Jan 18th 2006, 8:31 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By MCC

Re: Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia - any views?

Hi

We just bought a house there. We'll be having the keys on Friday. Yes, it's a little rural but it's only 15-20 minutes from the centre of Dartmouth. It's close to a couple of very nice...
Forum: Canada
Aug 23rd 2005, 7:36 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 862
Posted By MCC

Re: Overcautious, or completely insane?!!!!

I know exactly what you mean. We are a little further than you as we're having the movers next week and are flying on the 5th. It's a total race against time.

I wake up in the middle of the...
Forum: Canada
Aug 22nd 2005, 12:06 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 994
Posted By MCC

Re: Hypothetical Drivers Licence query

Hi

I'll let you know in about a months time as it's what we are planning to do!!!

regards

MCC
Forum: Canada
Aug 17th 2005, 10:43 am
Replies: 10
Views: 840
Posted By MCC

Re: how long does it take to buy a car?

Hi

I've been wondering the same!! So I called a garage in Canada. They told me it takes a couple of days to get everything sorted and a little less if you are paying cash (or no financing from...
Forum: Canada
Aug 16th 2005, 3:33 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,240
Posted By MCC

Re: anybody emigrating/emigrated with little children?

Hello Jemma

We are leaving in less than 3 weeks time now. We have a 13 months old and a 4 year old. I would agree that it is the best age. It's just before they start school so no disruption...
Forum: Canada
Aug 15th 2005, 8:46 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,026
Posted By MCC

Re: Here at last!

Congratulations

Thanks for the tip! We're leaving 3 weeks today!

Are you staying in Quebec city then? Where? That makes me feel homesick! We'll be visiting in 3 and a half weeks!

All the...
Forum: Canada
Aug 12th 2005, 12:44 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,438
Posted By MCC

Re: First 3 months health insurance

Thanks for the Info Gideon and Rich. Hopefully it will be cheaper for us as we're going to Nova Scotia and they cover you from when you arrive. We'll just travel for a few days before we get there....
Forum: Canada
Aug 12th 2005, 8:22 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,438
Posted By MCC

Re: First 3 months health insurance

Another question on the subject: Do you buy those before or after you arrive in Canada??

Thanks

MCC
Forum: Canada
Aug 8th 2005, 4:48 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 954
Posted By MCC

Re: Shipping Cost - tricky to gauge!!

Hi

A 20ft container is 1050 sq feet.

Express Export Services 4251.50
Pickford 4008
Robinsons 3900 with car 4824 Down to 4500
PSS ...
Forum: Canada
Aug 5th 2005, 2:07 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By MCC

Re: DILEMMA......Should I go to CHC.....?????

Try to fax the High Commission this afternoon. Or leave a voicemail to one of the department. They should pass it on to the right person and somebody should call you back. They did with me. It...
Forum: Canada
Aug 5th 2005, 1:24 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 913
Posted By MCC

Re: Confused on three points!

Hi

I'm Canadian too and have sponsored my husband. We have 2 kids born in England. It took us a little longer than Biiiiink for the kids citizenship (10 months, applied last Sept). But that...
Forum: Canada
Aug 4th 2005, 8:58 am
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By MCC

Re: Baby Due

That's correct! but I applied last September for my kids citizenship and it took 10 months (they quoted 15). So do it asap not to delay anything else!!

MCC
Forum: Canada
Jul 19th 2005, 7:52 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,249
Posted By MCC

Re: Branding Canada

What about it has 4 proper seasons (in most of the country anyway)!!! You can show one place that has both winter and summer activities (ie a water park which is well, a water park in the summer and...
Forum: Canada
Jul 12th 2005, 3:19 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By MCC

Re: Your view on Material Possessions!

Hello

I've had the movers coming to see the house and the stuff we're taking. I haven't received all the quotes yet. They are really slow to send them. If you want, I can send you a PM with the...
Forum: Canada
Jul 12th 2005, 10:58 am
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By MCC

Re: Your view on Material Possessions!

We haven't sold everything. We should be going in about 7 weeks and we are taking a 20 ft container. We have a 4 and a 1 year old. I think it's important for the 4 year old to keep her belongings...
Forum: Canada
Jul 12th 2005, 10:50 am
Replies: 52
Views: 4,523
Posted By MCC

Re: Canadian Sodding Affair

I agree with this.

Canadian affair were starting doing Quebec City direct to Gatwick on the 4th May. My mum, my sister and her family were coming to the UK on the first flight. Canadian affair...
Forum: Canada
Jul 6th 2005, 1:15 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By MCC

Re: 2012

Hummm, I don't think that Beckham can win anything with a speech. He's better sticking to football.

And yes, with the celebrations of the Battle of Trafalgar, it's a week of "in your face" to the...
Forum: Canada
Jul 6th 2005, 12:37 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By MCC

Talking 2012

yeppy, London beat the French for the Olympics. I would just love to see Chirac eating his words!!! That will teach him (probably not) to slag off England!

This morning I got thinking that New...
Jun 28th 2005, 8:56 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By MCC

Re: Trip before landing

Many thanks!!!

MCC
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