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Forum: Canada
Oct 17th 2013, 8:31 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 577
Posted By jobop

PR living in Vancouver - working for US company

I have my PR visa and have just recently moved to Vancouver from the UK, I have got some freelance work through a friend with a US company in San Francisco.

My question is if the San Francisco...
Forum: Canada
Oct 8th 2013, 6:05 am
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By jobop

Re: Digital Designer, Vancouver, how long for a response is normal?

Thanks for picking up on my written posts, I do check this, but when on forums I just tend to fast chat and type quickly on my iPad. Good thing I'm a designer and not an English teacher, but yes it's...
Forum: Canada
Oct 8th 2013, 4:26 am
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By jobop

Re: Digital Designer, Vancouver, how long for a response is normal?

Thanks R I C H, I'm making a list of every place I am applying too so I can keep track. Fingers crossed for some contact from some of them?
Will keep at it and hopefully make contacts in time :)
Forum: Canada
Oct 7th 2013, 9:10 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By jobop

Re: Digital Designer, Vancouver, how long for a response is normal?

I understand what you mean, I hear it is all about who you know, most of the jobs I have applied for specifically ask you to apply using there online form or via email and not to phone call in etc,...
Forum: Canada
Oct 7th 2013, 8:32 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By jobop

Digital Designer, Vancouver, how long for a response is normal?

I have just recently moved to Vancouver from the UK on a PR visa.

I am a digital designer and there are loads of good design agencies in the Vancouver area, I have targeted company's and applied...
Forum: Canada
Sep 11th 2013, 2:52 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By jobop

Re: Landing at Vancouver - goods to follow?

have just had a good read of the Wikki

http://britishexpats.com/wiki/Goods_To_Follow#When_you_land

Think I understand everything that needs to be done now ;)
Forum: Canada
Sep 11th 2013, 2:44 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By jobop

Re: Landing at Vancouver - goods to follow?

Also we are not planning to ship these items over any time soon, apart from the dog who is arriving the next day so I assume I do not have to fill in this form - ...
Forum: Canada
Sep 11th 2013, 2:40 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By jobop

Landing at Vancouver - goods to follow?

We are landing tomorrow at Vancouver - YAY

I just had a quick question with regards to landing docs, I think I have it right...

So it is my understanding that we do not need to fill out any...
Forum: Canada
Aug 3rd 2013, 9:19 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By jobop

Re: Common law rights (if any) - or make a Will?

As Jsmth321 said even if it is now law in BC I also think perhaps a Will is a good idea to have as a back up.

I am guessing we would do this Canada side, thanks for the links as well will take a...
Forum: Canada
Aug 3rd 2013, 9:08 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By jobop

Common law rights (if any) - or make a Will?

I was wondering if a common law has any rights in Canada?

We have our FSW permanent residency visa (CORPR) and are due to land in Vancouver in Sept this year, I was the principal applicant and my...
Forum: Canada
Jul 29th 2013, 3:47 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 7,806
Posted By jobop

Re: BC car insurance, ICBC no claims letter

Thanks for the info, its on the list of things to get so we will have it, I was just curious :)
Forum: Canada
Jul 29th 2013, 3:35 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 7,806
Posted By jobop

Re: BC car insurance, ICBC no claims letter

Thanks will take a look / maybe give them a call and see how they can help as well ;)
Forum: Canada
Jul 29th 2013, 3:33 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 7,806
Posted By jobop

Re: BC car insurance, ICBC no claims letter

Quick question - what do they even use your DVLA driving history for? How does it actually benefit us to have it?

We are going to get it just in case, but wondered what its use is as I have not...
Forum: Canada
Jul 29th 2013, 3:28 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 7,806
Posted By jobop

Re: BC car insurance, ICBC no claims letter

Thanks for looking, yep driving history from DVLA is on the list of things to get before we go ;)
Forum: Canada
Jul 29th 2013, 2:59 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 7,806
Posted By jobop

Re: BC car insurance, ICBC no claims letter

Does anyone know if I were to get driving history records from DVLA does it show the regs of your previous cars?

We cant for the life of us remember one of our car regs and who we were insured...
Forum: Canada
Jul 28th 2013, 8:35 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 7,806
Posted By jobop

Re: BC car insurance, ICBC no claims letter

Good to know, I shall send off letters for me also and hopefully I will get the right format back :)
Forum: Canada
Jul 28th 2013, 5:58 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 7,806
Posted By jobop

Re: BC car insurance, ICBC no claims letter

He will be the main driver of the vehicle, to be honest we will probably mostly use public transport for a commute to work if needed. Skytrain, bus or walk dependant on where we end up working in...
Forum: Canada
Jul 28th 2013, 3:11 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 9,135
Posted By jobop

Asthma inhalor - can you buy them over the counter?

My boyfriend is asthmatic, not really badly but sometimes needs a puff on one of those blue inhalers.

When we move over he will be bring a 3 month supply with us, but when he runs out does he...
Forum: Canada
Jul 28th 2013, 2:57 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 7,806
Posted By jobop

Re: BC car insurance, ICBC no claims letter

I have just sent a letter off to Admiral insurance, lets hope they manage to send a letter back in the correct format? I'll keep you all posted.

And then I have one more letter to send off to...
Forum: Canada
Jul 19th 2013, 4:16 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,031
Posted By jobop

Re: rabies vaccines for dogs

We had our dog vaccinated for rabies, the vet gave us 3 options -

1. get one jab and then hope that the antibodies take hold
2. have 2 jabs 3 weeks apart from each other, then if the first one...
Forum: Canada
Jul 19th 2013, 3:37 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By jobop

Buying alcohol at UK airport to take to Vancouver when we land?

Just wanted to check that we are allowed to buy alcohol from a UK airport to take to Vancouver when we land?

Just fancied a drink when we arrive at our temporary holiday home rental to celebrate...
Forum: Canada
Jul 16th 2013, 11:52 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 5,706
Posted By jobop

Re: Proof of funds upon landing - Scotiabank, StartRight account

We have only just opened the account and are landing mid Sept so we won't of had the account for 3 months, we will have letters from Scotiabank to confirm that the account is ours and also a letter...
Forum: Canada
Jul 16th 2013, 8:26 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 5,706
Posted By jobop

Re: Proof of funds upon landing - Scotiabank, StartRight account

Just to let you know that we received in the post confirmation of our Scotiabank StartRight accounts today, its nice to get a hard copy of the documents through the post rather than just an email :)...
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