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Forum: Canada
Sep 30th 2020, 6:25 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By I am I said

Re: Anyone work on the railway?

I used to... in 1982. Swinging a hammer on a maintenance gang in remote northern Ontario. Well, mostly walking along with the hammer on my shoulder, searching for occasional clip that came loose,...
Forum: Canada
Sep 29th 2020, 1:41 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,189
Posted By I am I said

Re: Shipping Leeds to Niagara

Is there a reason you want to move to NoTL? It is a very touristy town. Unless you are talking about somewhere more rural away from the town itself?
Forum: Canada
Jun 29th 2020, 9:25 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 6,077
Posted By I am I said

Re: Cost of living in southern ontario

Oh, we complain about a lot more than that.... :rofl: But the my Brit friends just say: 'Heathrow is that way, don't let me get in your way'.
May 23rd 2020, 3:23 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,054
Posted By I am I said

Re: Mosquitoes

my knowledge might be a bit out of date, here goes:
- as above CO2 does attract them. We ran a paint ball business for a few years, and CO2 powered guns had them swarming.
- one goes through five...
Forum: Canada
May 18th 2020, 5:03 am
Replies: 125
Views: 17,592
Posted By I am I said

Re: Top Reasons to Move (and Not Move) to Canada

We used to go to Buffalo [or Niagara Falls, NY] in the 80s because booze was cheaper, and the bars were open later. I expect the traffic would have gone the other way if the situation was reversed. ...
Forum: Canada
May 18th 2020, 4:56 am
Replies: 125
Views: 17,592
Posted By I am I said

Re: Top Reasons to Move (and Not Move) to Canada

reminds me of the old joke about Channel 7 being indicted for starting 500 fires in Buffalo.
Forum: Canada
May 18th 2020, 4:53 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,745
Posted By I am I said

Re: Help! UK to St Catharines. Which Area?

My advice is to move to St C. The QEW is a grim commute in all seasons, and the 'benefit' of being half way to Toronto is not worth it. If you need the big city fix, drive to one of the outlying Go...
Mar 10th 2020, 8:36 am
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By I am I said

Re: How long before your UK mobile gets cut off

to answer the original question... by using a UK SIM in Canada, you are doing what is called 'permanent roaming'. There is not usually a specified time frame [although there might be buried in any...
Forum: Canada
Feb 17th 2020, 9:49 am
Forum: Canada
Feb 13th 2020, 10:23 am
Replies: 136
Views: 13,369
Posted By I am I said

Re: Office etiquette in Canada particularly Vancouver

Skype.... but on the way there, it becomes an occasional but inconsistent comms channel and Planner is used for random unknown people to send me actions. Being able to share and edit a document...
Forum: Canada
Feb 12th 2020, 9:27 pm
Replies: 136
Views: 13,369
Posted By I am I said

Re: Office etiquette in Canada particularly Vancouver

Off topic, but what do you think of Teams? Feels like a solution looking for problems. Or as I put it in a rant yesterday... if i listed the issues i was trying to fix in managing my workload,...
Forum: Canada
Feb 5th 2020, 4:15 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By I am I said

Forum: Canada
Jan 24th 2020, 2:00 pm
Replies: 136
Views: 13,369
Posted By I am I said

Re: Office etiquette in Canada particularly Vancouver

as mostly a 'customer' of Agile, I am regularly regaled with tales of completed PIs, sprints and scrums when I am really only interested in understanding when the blessed thing is going to be...
Forum: Canada
Jan 24th 2020, 12:49 pm
Replies: 136
Views: 13,369
Posted By I am I said

Re: Office etiquette in Canada particularly Vancouver

does anyone else have the pleasure of agile product development methodologies?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agile_software_developmentAgile software development comprises various approaches to...
Forum: Canada
Jan 23rd 2020, 11:33 am
Replies: 136
Views: 13,369
Posted By I am I said

Re: Office etiquette in Canada particularly Vancouver

Would you keep me in the loop on that? I have a brush past meeting with some C suite members later and I want to get a download on their direction of travel on this.
Forum: Canada
Jan 13th 2020, 5:16 pm
Forum: Canada
Dec 9th 2019, 5:30 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 4,083
Posted By I am I said

Re: Hamilton

My experience of driving in the GTA vs the UK is that **most** drivers in the UK seem to understand that there is only so much space and lots of cars and they make adjustments to what they are doing...
Nov 13th 2019, 4:35 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 6,806
Posted By I am I said

Re: Biggest Money Lessons from Living in Canada

I was impressed with the brazenness of a senior citizen in a wheelchair attempting shoplifting.
Nov 13th 2019, 4:02 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 6,806
Posted By I am I said

Re: Biggest Money Lessons from Living in Canada

Last year, I was walking into Waitrose [sorry, but it is the closest food store to me] and almost got knocked over by an old man in an electric wheelchair, taking the corner on two wheels. A...
Sep 18th 2019, 2:18 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 3,831
Posted By I am I said

Re: Alexa, are you any good?

in the early days of fixed line text messaging, a friend sent his mother's voicemail a text that said 'hi, this is the toaster. The oven said it needs cleaning''
Forum: Canada
Sep 11th 2019, 1:21 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,526
Posted By I am I said

Re: cost for non-resident Canadian to study in Canada?

some useful info here: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/international-non-residents/information-been-moved/determining-your-residency-status.html
Forum: Canada
Sep 11th 2019, 8:58 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,526
Posted By I am I said

Re: cost for non-resident Canadian to study in Canada?

Thanks for that steer and, yes, I was raised in Canada, left for Britain after completing university.... was supposed to be for just a few years, but one thing led to another and I am still here. I...
Forum: Canada
Sep 10th 2019, 4:28 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,526
Posted By I am I said

Re: cost for non-resident Canadian to study in Canada?

Does anyone know how residency is defined? I have a Canadian passport, i live in England. On that glorious day when I return to the home and native land, do I have to tell someone? Or just ruck up...
Forum: Canada
Sep 8th 2019, 8:04 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,526
Posted By I am I said

Re: cost for non-resident Canadian to study in Canada?

Yep, and he is currently at school outside of both Canada and the UK, doing an IB, meaning there is some flexibility as to where he is living [resident] at the end of the term/school year.

thanks...
Forum: Canada
Sep 7th 2019, 5:47 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,526
Posted By I am I said

cost for non-resident Canadian to study in Canada?

I tried Google, with no success: hi, my son has Canadian citizenship/passport, and has never lived in Canada. If he were to go to uni in Canada, would his tuition be set as a Canadian citizen or as...
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