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Jan 25th 2008, 7:04 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,342
Posted By Beebop

Re: Do I have to retake IELTS?

http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/skilled/bench-h-s.asp

Eg - what we read....

Don't worry, I've been hanging around here for years so I read and re-read the arguments - in the end, you...
Jan 25th 2008, 6:54 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,342
Posted By Beebop

Re: Do I have to retake IELTS?

Not a particularly helpful comment, unlike your usual posts.
Jan 25th 2008, 6:53 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,342
Posted By Beebop

Re: Do I have to retake IELTS?

I would argue if that you look at the guidelines that the benchmarks for High are such that a lot of native speakers wouldn't meet them. I mean that a lot of people aren't happy at discussing...
Forum: Canada
Jan 25th 2008, 6:25 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,478
Posted By Beebop

Re: Child Benefit/Compulsory Pension contributions

best asked in the Main Forum.....I think. :D
Jan 25th 2008, 4:28 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,342
Posted By Beebop

Re: Do I have to retake IELTS?

I thought you might say that but we looked at the benchmark guidelines and the alternative of knowing exactly the number of points in advance and took the decision to have him take the test.

He...
Jan 25th 2008, 2:13 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,342
Posted By Beebop

Re: Do I have to retake IELTS?

Thank you very much!

They were - he had a lovely chat with the IELTS tester about teaching methods as it was more complicated than he expected, even given he is well-qualified and a native...
Jan 25th 2008, 1:02 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,342
Posted By Beebop

Re: Do I have to retake IELTS?

So just to double-check, my OH sent his IELTS in with his application back in Jan 06 - he won't need to do another one when his case is assessed sometime, maybe next year?
Jan 24th 2008, 10:16 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,497
Posted By Beebop

Re: Banff

Hot Springs are good! :thumbsup:
Jan 24th 2008, 8:00 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,338
Posted By Beebop

Re: Yorkshire Puddings

I'll make you a homemade one and then you will understand, possibly with a jug of gravy...
Jan 24th 2008, 7:57 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 2,410
Posted By Beebop

Re: gravy... I don't get it...

Plus it's a noted Christmas argument, isn't it?

I was the subject of much glaring at Christmas because I made gravy in a saucepan and didn't use the tattie water....

There is a bit in Bridget...
Jan 24th 2008, 4:55 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 2,410
Posted By Beebop

Re: gravy... I don't get it...

Traditional grub.....it's the "meat and two veg" thing.....always with a nice, brown gravy.

I didn't get to see a main meal that didn't involve a piece of meat, some boiled veg and tatties until...
Forum: Canada
Jan 21st 2008, 3:34 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By Beebop

Re: jobs in canada

Start here....

http://britishexpats.com/wiki/Career_%28Canada%29

Enjoy.......
Forum: Canada
Jan 21st 2008, 3:01 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,263
Posted By Beebop

Re: Condos - pros and cons

http://www.condosincalgary.com/webpages/tips.htm

Have a squis around this guy's website.

Bear in mind that the legislation regarding condos will vary by province. However, some of the info...
Jan 20th 2008, 10:16 am
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By Beebop

Re: Any advice would be welcome..

I think the difference is that you are EU citizens in France ( I assume).

I think there is a difference between coming for an extended recce and then finding a job to moving over lock, stock and...
Jan 19th 2008, 5:17 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,274
Posted By Beebop

Re: Zoom E-Ticket

I have to ask where in Mid Wales as I'm from there......:thumbsup:
Forum: Canada
Jan 10th 2008, 8:55 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By Beebop

Re: lifestyle link

If you mean the Wiki, it is probably because no one has written it yet.

All the Wiki pages are written by BE members and as there are more people in some places, then they have been done first.
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Jan 10th 2008, 5:55 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 501
Posted By Beebop

Re: Right then - getting started - how?

Sounds like you have two strands of thought that need more information....

So start here for the immigration......

http://britishexpats.com/wiki/Category:Canadian_Immigration

and here for...
Jan 10th 2008, 1:14 am
Replies: 16
Views: 866
Posted By Beebop

Re: SW REGULAR APPLICATION??

No, not medicals. When the time comes you will be sent a meds request.

I'm confused about exactly what you are doing. Are you following the Simplified Application process or a full application?...
Forum: Canada
Jan 9th 2008, 11:14 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 984
Posted By Beebop

Re: Vancouver Island Commute

I expect that the cottage will shortly be flattened and replaced by a selection of large houses!
Jan 9th 2008, 6:25 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By Beebop

Re: Been to the doc for the rash now and

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Complete-Relaxation-Divinity-Glenn-Harrold/dp/1901923215/ref=pd_bbs_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1199903076&sr=8-2
Jan 9th 2008, 6:00 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By Beebop

Re: Has anyone tried to sell their house without using a Realtor?

try

http://www.welist.com/

At the end of the day, all you have to do is get people to view and get a good solicitor to convey the titles......that's the technical bit which def does need a...
Forum: Canada
Jan 9th 2008, 5:32 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 783
Posted By Beebop

Re: Where to stay, Reccie Kamloops and Vernon

http://abitofcountry.ca/

We stayed here, it's well equipped and quiet. The owners even invited up up for a drink! Bit out of town though.
Forum: Canada
Jan 9th 2008, 3:00 pm
Replies: 229
Views: 19,249
Posted By Beebop

Re: Can't sell the house and no plan B

I think you have to be congratulated for taking all the comments on board and taking positive action.

The official defn of value is "what a willing buyer will pay a willing seller" so you are...
Jan 9th 2008, 2:24 am
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By Beebop

Re: Working Holiday Visa?

It's still BUNAC....

http://www.bunac.org/uk/workcanada/eligibility.aspx
Jan 9th 2008, 2:02 am
Replies: 20
Views: 20,294
Posted By Beebop

Re: Duvets - autumn/summer weight

I actually do get my duvet covers from Argos. All the big supermarkets also do well priced duvets too. I have cupboards full as I like buying nice bedding so one of these days I will have to have a...
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