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Oct 23rd 2018, 2:44 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,231
Posted By pontcanna

Talking Re: Victoria BC Meet ups

Try Spinnakers (Vic West), Garricks Head (downtown), Smiths (downtown), Moon Under Water (Rock Bay) Bartholomew's (downtown) Swans (downtown) Canoe Club (downtown). If you fancy a day trip up the...
Sep 13th 2018, 12:04 am
Replies: 41
Views: 4,801
Posted By pontcanna

Re: VPN - BBC

I see there is a requirement to be nominated by an existing member and that you must be a UK resident with a valid TV licence. I take it that is just to cover themselves legally? Any details much...
Forum: The Lab
Jun 29th 2018, 6:20 am
Replies: 56
Views: 10,736
Posted By pontcanna

Re: BBC Blocking all VPNs

I let my VPN (PureVPN) lapse because while I could stream via iPlayer, it would no longer let me download. I often used to download shows to my iPad and share them with friends/family. PureVPN told...
Forum: Canada
Oct 20th 2017, 1:41 am
Replies: 5
Views: 3,354
Posted By pontcanna

Re: How to go about finding work and moving to Canada as a newly qualified social wor

I did the same in reverse many years ago and had to submit my credentials to the UK CCETSW (I think that was the acronym) to have my Canadian (BSW) degree confirmed as equivalent for employment...
Forum: Canada
Oct 8th 2017, 1:06 am
Replies: 92
Views: 12,000
Posted By pontcanna

Re: bbc iplayer

PureVPN seens to be working again, both through the Chrome app and the dedicated IP mode. Hopefully it lasts.
Forum: Canada
Oct 5th 2017, 1:35 am
Replies: 92
Views: 12,000
Posted By pontcanna

Thumbs down Re: bbc iplayer

PureVPN says it no longer offers support for customers trying to access iPlayer, as the BBC has taken countermeasures that are not easily defeated. I am assured that they are continuing to work on a...
Forum: Canada
Sep 19th 2017, 6:24 am
Replies: 92
Views: 12,000
Posted By pontcanna

Re: bbc iplayer

If you simply want to watch MOTD live, just go to TVCatchup and select BBC One. No VPN necessary.
Forum: Canada
Sep 16th 2017, 8:27 am
Forum: Canada
Sep 3rd 2017, 2:27 am
Replies: 43
Views: 4,199
Posted By pontcanna

Smile Re: Vancouver island.. anyone live there?

BC Ferries to/from Victoria to the BC Mainland and Gulf Islands (Saltspring, Pender, Mayne, Galiano, Saturna). Black Ball ferry (the MV Coho) runs between Victoria and Port Angeles, Washington and a...
Forum: Canada
Sep 1st 2017, 1:24 am
Replies: 43
Views: 4,199
Posted By pontcanna

Re: Vancouver island.. anyone live there?

I'm a native of Victoria (Vancouver Island) and love it here. Have also lived in Cardiff and London. The south part of the Island can be expensive and some find the "island" (ferries to everywhere)...
Forum: Canada
Aug 29th 2017, 6:26 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,892
Posted By pontcanna

Post Which Province Would You Choose?

Everybody in Canada would live in this province if they could - Macleans.ca (http://www.macleans.ca/society/life/everybody-in-canada-would-live-in-this-province-if-they-could/)
Forum: Canada
Aug 19th 2017, 1:22 am
Replies: 92
Views: 12,000
Posted By pontcanna

Re: bbc iplayer

Found out that PureVPN wasn't actually changing my IP address to a UK one. Changed up the connection and it ended up working after all.
Forum: Canada
Aug 17th 2017, 5:29 am
Replies: 92
Views: 12,000
Posted By pontcanna

Re: bbc iplayer

Also having problems here with PureVPN. Have tried rebooting and using a different browser to no avail. :(
Forum: Canada
Aug 4th 2017, 10:27 pm
Replies: 231
Views: 23,805
Posted By pontcanna

Re: Six years and done

Lots of good beer in the Okanagan (and in BC generally) if you stay away from Molson and Labatt products. Often served a little cold it's true, but it warms up in the glass :)
Jun 1st 2017, 2:46 am
Replies: 65
Views: 3,251
Posted By pontcanna

Re: Top 3 Canadian Musicians

Not a fan of their music as such, but if you want a really good Canadian music documentary, seek this out:

https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/anvil_the_story_of_anvil/

Just noticed that the Anvil...
Forum: Canada
Jun 1st 2017, 2:34 am
Replies: 206
Views: 26,386
Posted By pontcanna

Re: Any VPNs still work for BBC/ITV?

That's odd. All that ever happened with me is the iPlayer asking if I have a TV licence (you know the correct answer to that) and more recently, asking me to register, using a UK postcode (pretty...
Forum: Canada
May 28th 2017, 4:25 pm
Replies: 206
Views: 26,386
Posted By pontcanna

Re: Any VPNs still work for BBC/ITV?

PureVPN has worked for me over the last few years.
Forum: Canada
May 13th 2017, 10:58 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 975
Posted By pontcanna

Re: Finding work in Probation in Canada

Here's a link to current staffing activity with the Government of Canada for parole officers (both institutional and community, across the country). It does note that preference will be given to...
Forum: Canada
May 12th 2017, 10:20 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 975
Posted By pontcanna

Re: Finding work in Probation in Canada

Here's a link to BC government jobs open to non-employees. Don't see any Probation jobs there at the moment, but worth checking periodically:
...
Forum: Canada
May 12th 2017, 7:24 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,155
Posted By pontcanna

Re: Clinical psychologist

Provincial requirements for registration do seem to vary from province to province, you're right. My limited knowledge in this area is based on BC psychologists, so AB could well be different. In BC...
May 12th 2017, 3:20 am
Replies: 105
Views: 11,375
Posted By pontcanna

Re: BBC IPlayer to require a TV Licence from 1st September 2016

Having checked the iPlayer page today, yes, there is an invitation to "register" as a user, but all that involves is providing an email address and UK postcode (supposedly not for ID purposes, but to...
Forum: Canada
May 12th 2017, 3:10 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,155
Posted By pontcanna

Re: Clinical psychologist

I'm not a psychologist (nor do I play one on TV) but I have worked with quite a few as colleagues in my time. My understanding is that a Ph.D is required in order to be registered in most/all...
Forum: Canada
May 12th 2017, 2:20 am
Forum: Canada
Mar 25th 2017, 8:30 am
Replies: 1
Views: 6,862
Posted By pontcanna

Question TVMucho?

Anybody with experience regarding TVMucho? It's a box for your TV that allows streaming of all free to air UK channels, designed for expats.

Link: TVMucho | Live streaming and catchup IPTV TV...
Forum: Canada
Dec 1st 2011, 10:09 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,110
Posted By pontcanna

Post iPlayer in Canada

Not the real thing, but the globalised version with tons of archive material from the Beeb. Rolled out in Canada today.
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