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Jun 19th 2015, 3:27 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,177
Posted By Skimom

Re: Changes to Citizenship requirements take effect June 11th 2015

Oops, thought I'd replied... No, I don't - especially having to go back to Barrie first! And as others have said, they - of course - don't accept personal deliveries.

Another 17 months of waiting...
Forum: Canada
Jun 19th 2015, 3:21 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 30,139
Posted By Skimom

Re: British Gifts for Canadians

Green and Black's is stocked in our local Shoppers - it's with all the other chocolate. Also, PG Tips is definitely not the same here! We did find a source of proper PG in the States but there's...
Jun 8th 2015, 1:13 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,177
Posted By Skimom

Re: Changes to Citizenship requirements take effect June 11th 2015

DandNHill - we applied a few weeks ago for my husband and children's citizenship and I still have all the paperwork to hand, including the Guidance Notes... it says that you need photocopies of...
Nov 17th 2014, 7:09 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,475
Posted By Skimom

Re: Ottawa,Kanata.

Hi,

I just saw your post as don't come on BE very often now.

We'd be up for a drink! We are in Russell (south-east of Ottawa).

Hope you're enjoying the snow! Not much so far :-(
Sep 12th 2012, 6:25 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,793
Posted By Skimom

Re: PPR Today!

Congratulations!!:thumbsup:
Forum: Canada
Sep 12th 2012, 2:43 am
Replies: 54
Views: 5,088
Posted By Skimom

Re: Moving kids up a grade

This is out experience. My kids have just started school here. My daughter is 9 and has just finished Year 4 in the UK. She "should" be in G4 but has been put ahead into G5 and is fitting in just...
Forum: Canniversary
Sep 4th 2012, 5:44 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 953
Posted By Skimom

Re: Year 1 and having fun

Wow, that year has gone by so quickly! Glad you are enjoying life here and that both kids have settled well.

We have been here just over a month. Slightly weird situation as were in a hotel for...
Forum: Canniversary
Jun 18th 2012, 10:33 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,392
Posted By Skimom

Re: 5 years in Nova Scotia

Great post. Congratulations on your first 5 years! Hope life in Canada continues to treat you well.
Jun 18th 2012, 1:29 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 5,577
Posted By Skimom

Re: The most stressful move EVER - well so far...

Piff Poff, so sorry to read about your mum passing away. I think it would be a great idea to have some special place in your new garden where you could sit and remember her.
Forum: Canniversary
Jun 14th 2012, 12:53 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,925
Posted By Skimom

Re: 7 months and loving it

Arniedog, congratulations! Great post. Hope your future goes well in Canada!
Forum: Canniversary
Jun 14th 2012, 12:51 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,357
Posted By Skimom

Re: 2 years!

Congratulations on your 2nd canniversary! Good luck with fixing your house up! I'm looking forward to watching HGTV again - about the only channel worth watching! And now a magazine, too!
Forum: Canniversary
Jun 1st 2012, 4:13 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 4,579
Posted By Skimom

Re: 5 years today

Great post. Interesting to hear about the highs and lows of the past 5 years. All the best for the next 5!:D
Forum: Canada
Jun 1st 2012, 4:09 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 8,093
Posted By Skimom

Re: Goodbye.....

T-Pot, best of luck for the future. Sorry that you didn't make it to Canada but all the best for whatever you decide to do next. I feel very lucky that we got our visas before the old old queue...
May 21st 2012, 1:20 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,328
Posted By Skimom

Re: Mistake on COPR- argh!!

Don't panic!! This happened to us last year, my son's place of birth was printed as Edinburgh, England. This was just amended when we landed. As was the spelling of one of my middle names! (I had...
Forum: Canada
May 15th 2012, 10:27 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,297
Posted By Skimom

Re: we are flying tommorow!!

Best of luck with your new life in Canada!

I'll be doing the same in a couple of months. OH is already out in Ottawa, kids and I will follow at the end of the summer term. Can't wait to get out...
Forum: Canada
Apr 18th 2012, 11:14 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,082
Posted By Skimom

Re: son has autism & ADHD will we be a burden??

Hi, if you do an advanced search you will find a number of threads on this topic as over the last couple of years a few of us on here have gone through the same thing. Have a read of those and if you...
Forum: Canada
Mar 2nd 2012, 11:00 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 6,366
Posted By Skimom

Re: Something to think carefully about - a story for potential immigrants to consider

Good to hear that Mrs AX is on the mend now. Best wishes to you both and congratulations on the new baby.
Mar 2nd 2012, 10:47 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,788
Posted By Skimom

Re: activating visa question

We landed in Ottawa last May. After going through the usual queue we were sent off to see another Immigration Officer, who processed our paperwork. We weren't allowed to give a friend's address for...
Forum: Canada
Feb 3rd 2012, 5:25 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,987
Posted By Skimom

Re: US/Canada border allowance

Hi! We are moving to Ottawa in the next few months - can I PM you for more details of your cross-border shopping trips? Thanks!
Feb 3rd 2012, 5:20 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,395
Posted By Skimom

Jan 27th 2012, 12:34 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 9,432
Posted By Skimom

Re: Just done our Medicals..our story & a couple of questions...!

This is my experience: I had had treatment for post-natal depression (twice!) and mentioned this at the medical. They do ask if you have ever taken anti-depressants etc. First time round, there was...
Nov 30th 2011, 4:00 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 5,466
Posted By Skimom

Re: Excessive Demand Plan

Hi TJ,

As stated above, during the PR medical this will get flagged up. If you do a search of previous threads to do with Asperger's and special needs, you will see that several of us have been...
Forum: Canada
Nov 30th 2011, 3:52 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 8,208
Posted By Skimom

Re: Emigrating with an Autistic Child

Hi, I think you need to be prepared for the fact that you will almost certainly have to provide - at the very least - extra information regarding your son. My son has Asperger's and dyspraxia and...
Sep 14th 2011, 12:56 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,472
Posted By Skimom

Re: At last the day has come - LANDING TODAY!

Woooohoooo!!!!! Thinking of you all as you head off to your new life! Keep in touch!

SKimom and family
Forum: Canada
Aug 23rd 2011, 10:28 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,573
Posted By Skimom

Re: Anyone from Dundee/Arbroath/Montrose?

Wow, Lunan Bay - my favourite place in the whole world! We just spent a week there earlier this month, staying in a cottage about 5 mins' walk from the beach (at the Corbie end). My OH is from...
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