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Forum: Canada
Jan 12th 2010, 1:44 am
Replies: 8
Views: 924
Posted By shriver9

Re: Get job offer then visa or visa then hunt for job?!

There was an acute labour shortage in Alberta between 2005 and 2008, before the current downturn hit, and many jobs were filled with staff on TWPs. So most major employers in Alberta ( and...
May 13th 2009, 5:26 pm
Replies: 169
Views: 7,577
Posted By shriver9

Re: Tamil Protest / Riot in Toronto

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Now, correct me if I'm wrong, but LTTE is also known as the Tamil Tigers, and this is a recognized terrorist group. Now I know the majority of the protestors are not terrorists, but you'd...
Forum: Canada
Apr 14th 2009, 6:41 am
Replies: 11
Views: 857
Posted By shriver9

Re: jobs websites?

www.wowjobs.ca is another good site.
Nov 28th 2008, 9:00 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 9,839
Posted By shriver9

Re: Official Occupation List

They may still be able to apply under NOC 2145 Petroleum Engineers. They'll need to read up on NOC 2145 to ascertain that their work experience falls under what's described in this NOC. They same may...
Forum: Canada
Sep 16th 2008, 8:06 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By shriver9

Re: Can employment agencies help..

Well, it depends on what line you're in. For technical positions, particularly in oil & gas, you could try a company called Air Energi. They are a recruiter and have an office in Calgary, and I...
Forum: Canada
Feb 3rd 2008, 3:15 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 5,889
Posted By shriver9

Re: Alberta drivers licence for non-uk licence holder

To clarify further, Service Alberta website states:

http://www.servicealberta.gov.ab.ca/index.cfm?fuseaction=section:drivers:newlicence#BasicQualifications

"If you are a new resident in...
Forum: Canada
Feb 1st 2008, 4:57 am
Replies: 12
Views: 5,889
Posted By shriver9

Re: Alberta drivers licence for non-uk licence holder

Try and get an "International Driving Licence" valid for one year. The AAM should be able to provide info on this. This way both of you should be able to drive for one year.

With regards to...
Forum: Canada
Jan 22nd 2008, 6:11 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,344
Posted By shriver9

Re: Calgary p and r at Dalhousie line stations

Dalhouise is in NW. Another C-train P & R ride station in NW, somewhat closer to downtown is Banff Trail. Parking is in front of McMahon stadium. It is virtually empty at 6.15am and am told you'll...
Forum: Malaysia
Dec 31st 2007, 3:28 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 48,201
Posted By shriver9

Re: Retire in Malaysia?

With regards to your query on whether foreigners under the Malaysia My Second Home program can get a mortgage to buy properties in Malaysia, the answer appears to be " yes ". On the Google seach box...
Forum: Canada
Dec 2nd 2007, 4:07 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,190
Posted By shriver9

Re: driving in vancouver

If you're comming out of a residental road into a highway where the speed limit sign says, for example, 100km/hr you are expected to acclerate almost immediately to that speed, regardless of which...
Forum: Canada
Jul 11th 2007, 11:15 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,004
Posted By shriver9

Re: Engineering Design Jobs

You could try these agents:

1) Design Group Staffing
www.dg.ca

2) Manpower Professional
www.manpowerab.com
Forum: Malaysia
Jan 31st 2007, 10:09 am
Replies: 6
Views: 4,072
Posted By shriver9

Re: Wintering From The Uk To Penang

Have you checked out "Malaysia my second home" program which gives long term visas of up to 10 years? The following was extracted from the Malaysian Tourism website :...
Forum: Canada
Dec 20th 2006, 10:21 am
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By shriver9

Re: What paperwork is needed to secure rented accommodation?

If you are physically in Canada, some landlords may ask for references and some may not. You may need to pay a damage deposit and first months rental prior to moving in.

If you are trying to rent...
Oct 11th 2006, 6:28 am
Replies: 26
Views: 24,012
Posted By shriver9

Re: Best "all around" place in ASIA for expat family?

Kuantan or Penang in Malaysia.....
Sep 26th 2006, 6:15 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,131
Posted By shriver9

Re: Moving to KL

You'll probably place your kids in international schools which are more expensive than the local schools and you'll need to know what schooling system they use - US or UK etc.

Within KL there...
Forum: Canada
Jul 15th 2006, 11:30 am
Replies: 1
Views: 447
Posted By shriver9

Room for rent in Calgary

Anyone out there knows of available rooms for rent near the Foothills hospital?

Or of any useful websites to find rooms.

Cheers.
Forum: Malaysia
Jun 5th 2006, 5:54 am
Replies: 36
Views: 25,534
Posted By shriver9

Re: Migrating to Malaysia, Langkawi...advice please

Next time you are down in Malaysia, you may want to check out Kuantan. Kuala Lumpur IMO is a business city, a bit of concrete jungle - its okay if you have a job to go to, or business to attend. ...
Forum: Malaysia
Apr 18th 2006, 7:26 am
Replies: 36
Views: 25,534
Posted By shriver9

Re: Migrating to Malaysia, Langkawi...advice please

I think you have painted all SE Asian countries with the same broad brush, and is not reflective of the actual situation. You may be surprised to note that Singapore, being a SE Asian nation, has...
Forum: Malaysia
Apr 7th 2006, 10:59 am
Replies: 36
Views: 25,534
Posted By shriver9

Re: Migrating to Malaysia, Langkawi...advice please

1) http://www.langkawi-property.com/listings/
This website of a property agent will give you an indication of house prices
there. Link or terrace houses are common here, and 2 storey...
Apr 4th 2006, 5:35 am
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By shriver9

Re: Second Post: Post Gradaute Evalution..pls advise..

Click on " Charcha " at the top left of the web page. It will take to a page on immigration issues. Somewhere near the bottom of that particular page is a section called " Ask the Immigration...
Apr 3rd 2006, 5:48 am
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By shriver9

Re: Second Post: Post Gradaute Evalution..pls advise..

You can try posting this question under the " Discussion forum" at www.canadiandesi.com
Mar 31st 2006, 7:25 am
Replies: 11
Views: 827
Posted By shriver9

Re: A Levels Advice Please

Try posting this query in the Canadian lifestyle section of this forum, and you may get more replies.
Mar 31st 2006, 7:17 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,058
Posted By shriver9

Re: Just wondering if I have any hope?

Can you clarify on this?

Thanks.
Mar 31st 2006, 7:14 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,058
Posted By shriver9

Re: Just wondering if I have any hope?

I guess you have checked out the points system, but if you have post grad. cert, may I ask if you have a degree? Generally, if you have a degree, and are below 49 years of age with some work...
Mar 30th 2006, 3:30 am
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By shriver9

Re: Cant get a reference

Yup, thats what we did. Just explain to CIC that as processing times can take several years, you do not want to jeopardise your job / promotion / training prospects, and provide the documentation...
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