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Forum: Canada
Oct 31st 2011, 8:17 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 9,114
Posted By Canadian_Fig

Re: UK tv in Canada

If you use Firefox then just download this add-on:
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/stealthy/

You can watch any catchup service from the UK with this as they all think you are from...
Oct 27th 2011, 1:47 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,931
Posted By Canadian_Fig

Re: Eastenders

You can access iplayer from anywhere in the world using the firefox browser.
There is an add-on for firefox that enables you to browse the interweb but it lets you pretend you are say....in the UK...
Oct 5th 2011, 7:27 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 7,180
Posted By Canadian_Fig

Re: PR Card timescales

Just got my PR card through the post.
Landed on the 31st of July 2011.
Took its time :thumbup:
Sep 7th 2011, 9:09 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By Canadian_Fig

Re: Booking a one way/return ticket to Canada...

If you use air canada you can book a return flight for months in the future and call them once arrived and they let you keep the credit for the flight for up to a year (so you can use it but not...
Forum: Canada
Sep 1st 2011, 9:53 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 934
Posted By Canadian_Fig

Re: Resume / CV

Thanks, that has helped. :thumbup:
Forum: Canada
Sep 1st 2011, 8:09 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 934
Posted By Canadian_Fig

Re: Resume / CV

Ok, was more gearing towards a recommendation.
More than capable of using google but was hoping for one that maybe a member had used.

Thanks for you efforts.
Forum: Canada
Sep 1st 2011, 7:58 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 934
Posted By Canadian_Fig

Re: Resume / CV

No companies that professionally do the conversion.
Forum: Canada
Sep 1st 2011, 7:49 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 934
Posted By Canadian_Fig

Re: Resume / CV

Yes, couldn't see any reference to companies that are good for formatting them though...?
Forum: Canada
Sep 1st 2011, 7:30 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 934
Posted By Canadian_Fig

Resume / CV

I am currently updating my cv/resume (what do they call them here?)

I have read that they format them differently in Canada.

I was wondering if anyone had any good reference stuff towards...
Aug 24th 2011, 12:00 am
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By Canadian_Fig

Re: Getting ready to send in the PR Application

Congrats on the marriage :thumb up:

We did the same with emails, took a selection from the whole period, some daily chit chat, what we were up to and what not, then just printed off the pages from...
Forum: Canada
Aug 23rd 2011, 11:05 am
Replies: 2
Views: 695
Posted By Canadian_Fig

Football in Toronto

I now have PR status in Canada and am based in Toronto...

I have been looking for places to play football mainly on a 'for fun' level rather than uber competitive level!
All searches seem to...
Aug 22nd 2011, 10:37 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,030
Posted By Canadian_Fig

Re: Visiting with PR Application In Progress

Glad to hear it went smoothly...that was a carbon copy of what happened to me...totally stressed out in the build up, stressed on the plane and got there and he was nice and pie and just sent me on...
Aug 2nd 2011, 2:14 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By Canadian_Fig

Re: Flagpoling and Plane tickets

I did exactly what you are proposing.
From what I have read here and elsewhere (including airline info) you might have problems entering on a one way ticket....well its not entering that will cause...
Aug 2nd 2011, 2:04 pm
Replies: 16,325
Views: 1,609,839
Posted By Canadian_Fig

re: Timeline For Spousal Sponsorship via London & Inland

We did this, and sent the option C when it was received a few weeks later.
It doesn't do any harm but it took longer to process our application at sponsor stage as a result.
Its only a guess but I...
Jul 30th 2011, 1:20 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By Canadian_Fig

Re: How come passport drop-off service is 2 weeks and mailing is almost 6?

I sent my passport from canada and it was back in my letter box 4 weeks to the day after posting.
Jul 26th 2011, 6:05 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,988
Posted By Canadian_Fig

Re: Activating outland visa while in Canada

I'm not bumping my own post but going round the flag pole this weekend so rather than create a new one thought i would post the question in here as its relevant.

I have printed off the goods...
Jul 21st 2011, 5:45 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,988
Posted By Canadian_Fig

Re: Activating outland visa while in Canada

Ok, glad you said that :D

What happens if i won't be having goods to follow or accompanying? I have a lot of stuff already here that i brought with me but its basically starting again.
Should i...
Jul 21st 2011, 5:25 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,988
Posted By Canadian_Fig

Re: Activating outland visa while in Canada

Thanks, I don't think i can really on getting it done in an office, going round the flag (as its only an hour or so down the road is quicker).

Don't really have a goods to follow list as such so...
Jul 21st 2011, 12:32 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,988
Posted By Canadian_Fig

Re: Activating outland visa while in Canada

Whats the timeline on the other route though? :p
Jul 20th 2011, 10:33 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,988
Posted By Canadian_Fig

Activating outland visa while in Canada

I have just received my passport back with my visa inside.
I am currently in Canada on a visitor visa which expires soon (7 days but I have applied for an extension which doesn't really matter...
Jul 12th 2011, 5:28 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 2,289
Posted By Canadian_Fig

Re: spousal sponsorship IMM 5562

I applied to the London office for my PR and didn't fill this form out.
As i understand this form is only required if you are applying via Paris

I nearly cried when i first read that form...then...
Jul 12th 2011, 4:20 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,030
Posted By Canadian_Fig

Re: Visiting with PR Application In Progress

Yes sorry, its called dual intent entry but as he hasn't applied yet for PR it won't be classed as that.
Didn't mean to confuse with using the word 'visa' as stated above its not a visa you require...
Jul 12th 2011, 3:25 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,030
Posted By Canadian_Fig

Re: Visiting with PR Application In Progress

I would go through customs with you OH.

If you haven't submitted your application yet i wouldn't bother with telling them as in effect there isn't anything to tell them yet, I wouldn't worry you...
Jul 11th 2011, 4:53 pm
Replies: 16,325
Views: 1,609,839
Posted By Canadian_Fig

re: Timeline For Spousal Sponsorship via London & Inland

I had my PPR about 3 weeks ago and sent it off to London immediately.
The 6 weeks are up around the 1st of August i believe and am hoping its on time :thumbup:

Congrats to all those that got...
Jul 10th 2011, 2:02 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By Canadian_Fig

Re: Check lists

We sent photo copies of our originals...and I just got PPR :thumbup:
We didn't get ours certified though, just all scan copies of both our passports and marriage cert.
You can get them certified...
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