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Forum: Canada
Aug 12th 2013, 9:18 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 11,216
Posted By Steve_P

Re: No longer happy

Yes zero on basic food items.

There is "NO GST" on those items.
Forum: Canada
Aug 12th 2013, 4:18 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 4,696
Posted By Steve_P

Re: Vancouver is expensive

If you like the sunny winters in Calgary you might want to spend some time in the Okanagan in December, January, February before you make your decision final.
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Forum: Canada
Aug 12th 2013, 3:28 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 11,216
Posted By Steve_P

Re: No longer happy

Or GST and PST in provinces that haven't gone the HST route. Or just 5% GST in Alberta.
Forum: Canada
Aug 12th 2013, 2:52 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 11,216
Posted By Steve_P

Re: No longer happy

You might want to get your facts straight.

GST and PST are not payable on children's clothing and basic food items in Canada either. Books and magazines yes.
Forum: Canada
Aug 11th 2013, 12:16 am
Replies: 107
Views: 11,216
Posted By Steve_P

Re: No longer happy

There's what approximately 35 million Canadians and you're saying "most" go to Mexico and other resort places south, Kelowna or wasaga Baech. :rofl:

That's a bit of an overstatement if ever there...
Forum: Canada
Aug 11th 2013, 12:09 am
Replies: 107
Views: 11,216
Posted By Steve_P

Re: No longer happy

But up the thread referenced was referring to sales taxes and the environmental levy (embedded taxes) plus income taxes.
How does the UK compare when you add VAT and other embedded taxes as...
Forum: Canada
Aug 10th 2013, 9:57 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 11,216
Posted By Steve_P

Re: No longer happy

That is rather a simplistic and silly comment. With all of north america to see, you consider Canadian holidays as only to commercial resort in Mexico and the Dominican Republic.

How very very ...
Forum: Canada
Aug 9th 2013, 8:28 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 3,206
Posted By Steve_P

Re: Shipping a Computer

In addition to NCIX you could also check out Memory Express. They also have a Vancouver location. Between the two and with price matching policies you could likely build a extremely capable...
Forum: Canada
Aug 9th 2013, 6:17 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,844
Posted By Steve_P

Re: Alberta or bc

I liked Edmonton when I lived there (9 years), but liked Calgary more when we were transferred here in 1974. Perhaps Edmonton has improved since then. ;)

I found Edmonton when compared with...
Aug 8th 2013, 11:19 pm
Replies: 5,684
Views: 486,141
Posted By Steve_P

Re: Post The Latest Picture You Have Taken

Continuing on with the bee theme. ;)

http://www.pbase.com/steve_p/image/151713543.jpg

Perhaps some Raspberries?

http://www.pbase.com/steve_p/image/151713544/large.jpg
Forum: Canada
Aug 8th 2013, 11:11 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,844
Posted By Steve_P

Re: Alberta or bc

If you think Kelowna is isolated I'm not sure why you would even consider Squamish.

Based on you Kelowna comment, for Alberta you likely should look at St. Albert, Spruce Grove, maybe Leduc for...
Aug 8th 2013, 3:59 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,915
Posted By Steve_P

Re: Do you miss Cricket?

Or surprisingly enough in Calgary. ;)

http://cricketcalgary.com/
Aug 2nd 2013, 2:04 am
Replies: 5,684
Views: 486,141
Posted By Steve_P

Re: Post The Latest Picture You Have Taken

Shhhhh baby is sleeping.

Meet Hadley Lynne my new granddaughter. Born 1:14am Tuesday weighing in at 8lbs 15oz and 20" long (tall?). She's my third granddaughter and fourth grandchild. :)
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Forum: Canada
Aug 2nd 2013, 12:20 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,008
Posted By Steve_P

Re: Broadband

If you're in Calgary your two major internet providers are going to be Telus ADSL service provided through telephone lines sometimes fibre optic but most likely good old fashioned copper telephone...
Forum: Canada
Aug 1st 2013, 1:27 am
Replies: 11
Views: 5,889
Posted By Steve_P

Forum: Canada
Aug 1st 2013, 12:02 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,551
Posted By Steve_P

Re: Vancouver breaks Sunshine record.

Makes up for the average 60 hours of sunshine per month for November through January.;)
Forum: Canniversary
Jul 31st 2013, 8:35 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,844
Posted By Steve_P

Re: Seven years. No itch yet

Congratulations on seven and no itch.

Let's hope that all of your difficulties are well and truly behind you.
Forum: Canniversary
Jul 31st 2013, 8:32 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,167
Posted By Steve_P

Re: 50th Canniversary

Congrats on your 51st Mike.

Your anniversary now coincides with my third granddaughters birthday. Born yesterday at 1:14am. :thumbsup:
Jul 31st 2013, 7:30 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 3,318
Posted By Steve_P

Re: Printers and A4 size

No you be able to do any of that.

If you want your documents actual size for A3 (11.7" x 16.5") then you need a printer capable of handling 12" x 18" paper.

Then you will be able to print A3...
Forum: Canada
Jul 31st 2013, 7:22 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 5,889
Posted By Steve_P

Re: What do you like about Calgary??

It always amuses me when people on here complain about the lack of history and "architecture" in Calgary or Canada.

Remember people Canada is only a little shy of 150 years old what do you really...
Jul 31st 2013, 6:54 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 3,318
Posted By Steve_P

Re: Printers and A4 size

When you choose print in Adobe Acrobat choose "Fit" in the "Paper Size and File Handling" The document will be shrunk to fit an 8.5x11 page.
Jul 31st 2013, 4:09 pm
Replies: 5,684
Views: 486,141
Posted By Steve_P

Re: Post The Latest Picture You Have Taken

If you go down in the woods today, you're sure of a big surprise...

The Calgary Zoo re-opens to the public today. Special previews Monday and yesterday for pass holders. Due to the flood damage...
Jul 26th 2013, 11:12 pm
Replies: 5,684
Views: 486,141
Posted By Steve_P

Re: Post The Latest Picture You Have Taken

Dozens of these guys in our back yard this morning.
Forum: Canada
Jul 22nd 2013, 9:08 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 4,084
Posted By Steve_P

Re: Winter in Ontario

Give that man a prize. ;)

According to the Weather Winners site St. Catharines (Niagara region) has the mildest Ontario winters followed by Windsor.

St Catharines stats:...
Jul 21st 2013, 10:07 pm
Replies: 45
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Views: 2,731
Posted By Steve_P

Re: QI

I was under the impression the Scotland was part of the UK. :confused:

Have they separated and not told anyone?;)
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