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Dec 28th 2014, 1:33 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By davidsk

Re: Sponsor niece and nephew who are not orphaned?

I guess I should abandon the thought. Thanks.
Dec 27th 2014, 11:36 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By davidsk

Re: Sponsor niece and nephew who are not orphaned?

I can't afford to sponsor them as an International student. In NS, the tuition for Primary-Grade 6: $12,300, Grades 7-12: $13,600.
Dec 27th 2014, 11:24 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By davidsk

Re: Sponsor niece and nephew who are not orphaned?

They are in China. Both niece and nephew's parents are struggling and work 12 hours a day, 7 days a week. They don't really have time to look after or mentor them. The two little ones are very smart....
Dec 27th 2014, 10:57 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By davidsk

Re: Sponsor niece and nephew who are not orphaned?

What does this mean:

"You can sponsor one relative of any age or relationship, but only if you do not have one of these living relatives who could be sponsored as a member of the family class:
...
Dec 27th 2014, 9:55 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By davidsk

Sponsor niece and nephew who are not orphaned?

I was reading the CIC's "Sponsor your eligible relatives" but a bit confused on section "Who you can sponsor".

Determine your eligibility – Sponsor your eligible relatives...
Sep 12th 2014, 2:08 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,367
Posted By davidsk

Re: gay couple separation

I talked to 4 family lawyers. Two of them know the equivalent relationship in Canada. It is equivalent to Common-law Civil Union.
Sep 12th 2014, 2:05 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,367
Posted By davidsk

Re: gay couple separation

I just called the office of Vital Statistics. We just need to file proof (a photocopy of the Separation Agreement) to the office to formalize it.
Sep 11th 2014, 8:53 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,367
Posted By davidsk

Re: gay couple separation

Yes, NS. That is what I thought. It is just straightforward. We have agreed on everything. So it should be just simple to get a separation agreement and sign it. Does it need to be witnessed by a...
Sep 11th 2014, 8:12 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,367
Posted By davidsk

Re: gay couple separation

If we put down all the clauses and sign and notarized by a lawyer, wouldn't it be enough?
Sep 11th 2014, 7:06 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,367
Posted By davidsk

gay couple separation

We came here together under the UK Civil Partnership 3 years ago.

Now we want to separate. Is there a simple and cheap way to handle it? We have agreed on all matters by ourselves. We have paid a...
Forum: Canada
Jun 10th 2013, 8:03 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 6,430
Posted By davidsk

Re: Why Canada?

So cold in Canada even in Summer. Only when the temperature goes above the human body temperature, it is a joy to jump into a pool. Unless it is a heated pool, I think people won't use their pools...
Forum: Canada
Jun 10th 2013, 7:27 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,903
Posted By davidsk

Re: best rural internet?

Talking about Internet, here is a tip to save some $$$ for those living in HRM, NS.

I called Eastlink and told them that Bell Aliant is offering a much better service (unlimited 50MB download /...
Forum: Canada
Jun 10th 2013, 7:01 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 6,430
Posted By davidsk

Re: Why Canada?

Maybe when Clinton had an affair with Monica!:rofl:
Forum: Canada
Jun 10th 2013, 6:17 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 6,430
Posted By davidsk

Re: Why Canada?

When I was in London, a Canadian colleague, who grew up in Toronto and had lived in London for 10 years, said she hated to live in a place where everybody only talked about hockey even when the world...
Apr 25th 2013, 6:46 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 6,485
Posted By davidsk

Re: Retired UK citizens

I am just curious why you want to live in the US permanently if money isn't an issue. Couldn't you go there for 6 months and leave and enter next year? That's what many retired Canadians do, go...
Forum: Canada
Mar 22nd 2013, 8:04 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,351
Posted By davidsk

Re: Saint John, NB?

I visited SJ once. Before I went, I mentioned to a friend who grew up there, said the city was rather polluted.

I just had a quick search and got a couple news:
...
Forum: Canada
Mar 20th 2013, 8:58 pm
Replies: 202
Views: 18,681
Posted By davidsk

Re: Nova Scotia: Just Read This And Concerned

Newfoundland has more resources than NS: finery and clean energy which is sold to the NS.
Forum: Canada
Mar 20th 2013, 8:57 pm
Replies: 202
Views: 18,681
Posted By davidsk

Re: Nova Scotia: Just Read This And Concerned

You probably should. :-)

Haven't you heard that the oil sand pollution to the local water? I also believe the oil finery would affect air more than others.
Forum: Canada
Mar 20th 2013, 8:45 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 20,808
Posted By davidsk

Re: Reasons to move or NOT move to PEI?

Summerside was just ranked bottom 2 in Best Cities to live in Canada ranking by Money Sense.

http://www.moneysense.ca/best-places-2013/
Forum: Canada
Mar 18th 2013, 3:18 pm
Replies: 202
Views: 18,681
Posted By davidsk

Re: Nova Scotia: Just Read This And Concerned

After living here for almost 2 years, here is what I feel.

1. If you get a job you like, your life can be very nice here. If not, it is difficult to move as the opportunities are much less than...
Forum: Canada
Mar 4th 2013, 7:16 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,090
Posted By davidsk

Re: Advice on best shipping company from Dubai to Toronto ?

No suggestion but just want to say it is very wise to get out one of the worst places on earth. Dubai has nothing but oil, no drink water or farm land, sucks numerous earth resources from other...
Forum: Canniversary
Feb 28th 2013, 9:18 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 24,651
Posted By davidsk

Re: 4.5 years on and bust.

Did OP say settling down in Camden? Camden is an expensive area. When we were in London, we stayed in south London, not as pretty as Hampstead I know, but we could get a 3-bedroom Victorian flat for...
Forum: Canniversary
Feb 28th 2013, 9:13 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 24,651
Posted By davidsk

Re: 4.5 years on and bust.

Dump her. agree! Or at least have a talk like adults. Codependency always makes everybody's life miserable if it is the case.
Feb 25th 2013, 9:40 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,356
Posted By davidsk

Re: Advice needed to help me move to the USA

I guess America so attractive to so many people is because it is so difficult to get in through the legal immigration system.

When I first visited the USA, I was surprised to see so many fit...
Forum: Canada
Feb 14th 2013, 7:31 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 3,413
Posted By davidsk

Re: No work in Ontario ? myth or fact

6 of my colleagues have moved to GTA from NS in the last 1.5 years. They are all immigrants by the way.
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