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Forum: Canada
Jul 28th 2020, 9:33 am
Replies: 56
Views: 3,032
Posted By MikeUK

Re: Cost of Living - Ontario

Cost of living will vary depending on location, Toronto is expensive therefore how near are you talking, Brampton Mississauga, or Guelph Kitchener would you go north to Orangeville, Newmarket or even...
Jul 28th 2020, 8:47 am
Replies: 634
Views: 34,433
Posted By MikeUK

Re: Masks

Mask have been put into place and pushed for as we are now confident that the virus can be distributed via fine aerosols (breathing) and from asymptomatic carriers, the earlier assumption was it...
Jul 27th 2020, 3:53 pm
Replies: 634
Views: 34,433
Posted By MikeUK

Re: Masks

The idea is to reduce transmission, so if it spreads to less and less people eventually there are no infected people left to transmit it on, you have those that have caught it and have some ?...
Jul 25th 2020, 4:17 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 6,919
Posted By MikeUK

Re: Moving to Canada is like.......(insert here)

Don't forget "Deadmonton" either :)
Jul 24th 2020, 8:49 am
Replies: 113
Views: 11,893
Posted By MikeUK

Re: real estate prices in Canada sustainable?

not just criminals, even when i was in Canada the Vancouver real-estate market was seen by many as stable with a long term growth trend, so it had become a home for overseas investors who were based...
Jul 21st 2020, 5:09 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 11,893
Posted By MikeUK

Re: real estate prices in Canada sustainable?

I understand, it drives the market up, the high property prices mean those with income and property to secure against can buy rentals, and guarantee them being filled and with a good return on their...
Jul 21st 2020, 3:00 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 11,893
Posted By MikeUK

Re: real estate prices in Canada sustainable?

I certainly remember the boom that took place in Orangeville and then Shelburne, (both now look more like Brampton/Mississauga), but on the trips out to Owen sound and Tobermory, all I remember was...
Jul 21st 2020, 2:02 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 11,893
Posted By MikeUK

Re: real estate prices in Canada sustainable?

I used to live in Brampton in the GTA.. that was normal (back in 2004), the car was on the drive before the tarmac was down
there used to be field at the top of our road, now its houses to the...
Jul 21st 2020, 1:00 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 11,893
Posted By MikeUK

Re: real estate prices in Canada sustainable?

Whilst you have a constant stream of migrants with money coming in the market will be propped up
and given the comparison with other high value markets, you have a lot of headroom for the prices to...
Jul 20th 2020, 4:26 pm
Replies: 164
Views: 11,491
Posted By MikeUK

Re: The Four months of not winter - 2020

We were planning to come over to SW Ontario (Caledon and London), visit relatives, then go on holiday on the great lakes with friends, hit crappy tire for nostalgic reasons and cheap car parts (K&N...
Jul 20th 2020, 4:15 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 6,919
Posted By MikeUK

Re: Moving to Canada is like.......(insert here)

is like going to any other 1st world country

you work, you shop, you have your leisure activities....? I

it's different, but not by that much ….
Forum: Canada
Mar 18th 2019, 9:58 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,199
Posted By MikeUK

Re: VoIP recommendations for Canadian number?

I can recommend callcentric, I have both UK and Canadian numbers with them
Been using them for approx 9yrs ??
Jun 23rd 2017, 11:54 am
Replies: 53
Views: 3,622
Posted By MikeUK

Re: More terrorism in UK

Unlikely, as the UVF (also now known as UDM ;) and the like was also getting lauded by there respective church's
Jun 20th 2017, 4:05 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 3,622
Posted By MikeUK

Re: More terrorism in UK

This Wikipedia guide may help, but the whole prayer thing is very similar to last rites and focuses on forgiveness


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salat_al-Janazah


What I make of the removal...
Forum: Canada
Jun 19th 2017, 4:00 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,922
Posted By MikeUK

Re: Looking to move to Canada, a few questions....

Or more to the point, Insurance in Canada is expensive, if you make a mistake and get caught out you could be paying in excess of $1000 a month top insure a small car
Nov 24th 2016, 9:52 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,101
Posted By MikeUK

Re: A very cool girl

why?

be real what's to be gained by reviving somebody other than proof it works

at best they'll need huge amount of medical work to fix, non went into the process 'alive' all met the...
Nov 23rd 2016, 4:20 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By MikeUK

Re: secure shipping home

just double check on any brokerage fees the may charge, not just you but also the recipient


Both are capable of quite high fees
Nov 23rd 2016, 3:46 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,101
Posted By MikeUK

Re: A very cool girl

and a massive assumption that the mind/memoires will be retained during the freezing process


the real risk is that if they figure out how start a heart and review the organs, the individual will...
Nov 17th 2016, 4:04 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 3,550
Posted By MikeUK

Re: Has Brexit made you feel it's less likely you'd move back to the UK?

Don't forget the UK's near miss with Boris either :unsure:
Nov 14th 2016, 12:24 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 3,550
Posted By MikeUK

Re: Has Brexit made you feel it's less likely you'd move back to the UK?

Brexit did make us think, did we do the right thing by coming back....?


But by not sitting next to TrumpTown, we're much happier having an Ocean between us, and not being too reliant on a single...
Nov 11th 2016, 3:39 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 3,160
Posted By MikeUK

Re: Interesting post Brexit development

Sorry


the 'Official' correct position of the US Gov is The U.S. Government recognizes that dual nationality exists but does not encourage it as a matter of policy because of the problems it may...
Nov 10th 2016, 12:44 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 3,160
Posted By MikeUK

Re: Interesting post Brexit development

I think an interesting legal position


Currently I'm living in the UK as a British citizen and at this time I am also a EU citizen


Does the UK leaving > remove my right to EU citizenship ?
...
Forum: Canada
Oct 31st 2016, 10:57 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,450
Posted By MikeUK

Re: Voltage Converters

We said it was do'abel and it works
we did not tell anybody else to go an do it


http://internationalconfig.com/prod_shot/5651-i.jpg


and IMHO if your not sure DON'T DO IT
Forum: Canada
Oct 17th 2016, 12:54 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 4,386
Posted By MikeUK

Re: For those approaching their first winter

This where all those in the prairies laugh at Toronto for being wimps
and where Toronto laughs back because if the shit hits the fan the army will come :)
Forum: Canada
Oct 15th 2016, 12:33 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 5,506
Posted By MikeUK

Re: step up/down transformer

But clearly you're not getting the voltage thing :unsure:

try reading up on how Bridged Amplifiers work one side pushing and another pulling to double power, its the same principle and works for...
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