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May 27th 2009, 6:38 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,488
Posted By clynnog

Re: Champignons league Final

Is that because you are a Barcelona fan or an anti Man U fan?
Forum: Canada
May 22nd 2009, 5:52 pm
Replies: 96
Views: 7,072
Posted By clynnog

Re: you're not canadian, so don't ask for work!

I have this image of Jim Royle and it ain't pretty.
May 21st 2009, 12:47 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 2,174
Posted By clynnog

Re: Mini piss-up in downtown Toronto??

Is that the location at Mt. Pleasant/Eglinton. I haven't been in over 10 years, but in the past, the cask conditioned ale was excellent. I believe the original is in Halifax.
Forum: Canada
May 21st 2009, 3:43 am
Replies: 328
Views: 20,847
Posted By clynnog

Re: why did you want to leave the uk?

Hey, I've been known to wear a baseball hat (albeit not one for a feed mill or a bottom fermenting bland brand of beer) at times, and I think we've seen you wear one of your blog photos....does that...
May 21st 2009, 3:40 am
Replies: 45
Views: 2,174
Posted By clynnog

Re: Mini piss-up in downtown Toronto??

Can't have been much of a piss up if you are back home in the Hill at 10 pm....:thumbsup:
Forum: Canada
May 21st 2009, 3:38 am
Replies: 96
Views: 7,072
Posted By clynnog

Re: you're not canadian, so don't ask for work!

I had a US customs officer question (in a rather rude manner) how I could be a Canadian citizen if I had an accent (it is now gone...the accent that is), but I had an english accent when I got my...
Forum: Canada
May 20th 2009, 5:04 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,635
Posted By clynnog

Re: Jobs in Ottawa

Yes, that pub there is quite nice....not many 'pubs' in 819 as you have remarked before. I think Wakefield may have 1 or 2, but secteur Gatineau is decidedly pub free.
Forum: Canada
May 20th 2009, 4:44 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,635
Posted By clynnog

Re: Jobs in Ottawa

yes, going up Route 105 there seem to be more Ottawa Citizen mailboxes versus those of le Droit.
Forum: Canada
May 20th 2009, 4:43 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,635
Posted By clynnog

Re: Jobs in Ottawa

Are you sure you are talking about the same Hawkesbury...I never thought it as a lovely place.

I had to make a presentation before the Town Council in Hawkesbury....I had my notes all written in...
Forum: Canada
May 20th 2009, 3:17 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,635
Posted By clynnog

Re: Jobs in Ottawa

Depends where you go in the greater Ottawa area...basically on the QC side it would be required for any job and is very useful in day to day dialogue with your neighbours and in shops...many people...
Forum: Canniversary
May 20th 2009, 1:52 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,767
Posted By clynnog

Re: 46 years in Ottawa

Excellent story and congratulations. There are some BE posters who seem to see their time in Canada as some sort of punishment and they are constantly bemoaning that things aren't like they were...
Forum: Canada
May 20th 2009, 1:47 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,635
Posted By clynnog

Re: Jobs in Ottawa

Yeah, I read it and it makes me glad I have never worked for the federal government. My children are relatively bi-lingual through school (starting at SK level to Grade 3 and 7 (current grades)) and...
Forum: Canada
May 20th 2009, 12:50 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,635
Posted By clynnog

Re: Jobs in Ottawa

Depends on the office job....downtown many firms require a level of french and with the federal government you likely have to be both a Cdn citizen and bi-lingual (Souvenir can chime in on that...
Forum: Canada
May 20th 2009, 12:11 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,635
Posted By clynnog

Re: Jobs in Ottawa

For the OCDSB don't believe the info about needing to have the 1st aid certification...that can get done once you are approved.

Do you have children in a school in Kanata?

Any clue as to where...
May 19th 2009, 11:03 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,635
Posted By clynnog

Re: BBC Canada advertisements

When the channel was 1st available they had more edgey programming (League of Gentlemen) and more comedy (Office, Alan Partridge, Royle Family, Coupling etc) and now it is full of 'lifestyle'...
Forum: Canada
May 19th 2009, 10:58 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,635
Posted By clynnog

Re: Jobs in Ottawa

Have you tried the school boards.....it isn't great money, but they need admin positions going between various schools...not sure if that is your cup of tea....if you go with the english catholic or...
May 17th 2009, 5:05 pm
Replies: 5,259
Views: 354,865
Posted By clynnog

Re: The Toon Army / EPL thread

Yes, that was kind of odd...although the time did seem to be dragging...personally, to me when it comes to watching these players jump up and down together and pour fizzy wine on each other, I loose...
Forum: Canada
May 15th 2009, 11:46 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 4,642
Posted By clynnog

Re: Crime rates in Canada

I looked it up and it in no way applies to you:eek:

I think the shelf life of this thread is reaching its end.
Forum: Canada
May 15th 2009, 8:00 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 4,642
Posted By clynnog

Re: Crime rates in Canada

I must admit I had to 'wiki' that term....you learn something new every day
May 15th 2009, 3:22 pm
Replies: 169
Views: 7,587
Posted By clynnog

Re: Tamil Protest / Riot in Toronto

Now there is a quote for a headstone.

Good luck in trying to talk your daughter out of being a lawyer. I've got it pretty good so far...my 8 year old boy either wants to play for Man U or be a...
May 15th 2009, 2:50 pm
Replies: 169
Views: 7,587
Posted By clynnog

Re: Tamil Protest / Riot in Toronto

You'd be a great lawyer the way you can twist things to your advantage.:thumbsup:
May 15th 2009, 1:36 pm
Replies: 169
Views: 7,587
Posted By clynnog

Re: Tamil Protest / Riot in Toronto

Generally, the 'clicks per tank' value is usually very close in every car...cars with big tanks get lower mile/kilometreage so it generally all evens out.

Metric is a system, whether you like it...
Forum: Canada
May 15th 2009, 1:17 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 4,642
Posted By clynnog

Re: Crime rates in Canada

If you believe some of the spin coming out of Michael Moore's mouth, I've got some land to sell you in Florida....

Having grown up in an urban environment in the UK and Toronto, a girlfriend of...
May 14th 2009, 9:37 pm
Replies: 5,259
Views: 354,865
Posted By clynnog

Re: The Toon Army / EPL thread

Is that possible?..to be uglier than Gary, 'I speak in the 3rd person' Neville.

What I can't understand about the Neviller is how or why is he still the MU captain. It should be Ferdinand.
...
Forum: Canada
May 14th 2009, 9:33 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 4,642
Posted By clynnog

Re: Crime rates in Canada

My inlaws live in Guelph and I've never heard of that place...I've been in the Albion and the Woolie (different vibe from the places listed). Kitchener has/had a number of choice dives like that and...
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