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Forum: Canada
Nov 4th 2020, 4:04 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,884
Posted By Kanukki

Re: Truro nova scotia

Out of curiosity, why Truro?
Forum: Canada
Feb 25th 2020, 12:17 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,572
Posted By Kanukki

Re: SIM only Phone Contract

+1 for Public Mobile. They operate on the Telus network (same as Koodo). You can pick up a sim card from various places, including Walmart or online.

Another option to look into is Lucky Mobile....
Forum: Canada
Jan 20th 2020, 2:14 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By Kanukki

Re: WestJet to fly direct between Manchester and Halifax

Not at the moment, no. Air Canada's route to Heathrow is currently suspended due to the 737 MAX flight ban. WestJet has seasonal service to Glasgow, Gatwick and the new Manchester route.
Forum: Canada
Dec 12th 2019, 12:04 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,874
Posted By Kanukki

Re: Help with banking in Canada

If wire transfers are a requirement, Simplii (CIBC's equivalent to Tangerine) handles them perfectly fine! They also allow free withdrawals from CIBC ATMs and unlimited free INTERAC e-Transfers for...
Forum: Canada
Aug 21st 2019, 6:09 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,457
Posted By Kanukki

Re: Flying dog back from Halifax,NS to England

Icelandair has suspended their Halifax route due to the Boeing 737 MAX ban.
Forum: Canada
Jun 26th 2019, 2:13 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,534
Posted By Kanukki

Re: Best Pay As You Go mobile service - Nova Scotia

I'd recommend Public Mobile (https://www.publicmobile.ca/en/bc/).They're the pay-as-you-go subsidiary of Telus (who also own Koodo). The cheapest options are:

$8 per month with autopay - 50...
Forum: Canada
Apr 11th 2019, 12:49 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,402
Posted By Kanukki

Mar 28th 2019, 4:35 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,054
Posted By Kanukki

Re: Canadian Citizenship by descent

According to this website (https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/canadian-citizenship/become-canadian-citizen/eligibility/already-citizen.html), you likely are a Canadian...
Forum: Canada
Feb 28th 2019, 7:08 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 8,233
Posted By Kanukki

Re: Canadian v UK working hours, employee benefits, etc.

I think there are far too many variables in play to even try and generalize an answer to that question.

To add another data point, I have 4 weeks holiday + stats in my first Canadian job (public...
Forum: Canada
Feb 1st 2019, 1:54 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,542
Posted By Kanukki

Re: Moving to Halifax,NS

For long-term rentals, it really depends on what you're looking for.

If you're looking for a house, you'll have the most luck looking on Kijiji, which is the Canadian equivalent of Gumtree:...
Forum: Canada
Jan 31st 2019, 6:28 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,542
Posted By Kanukki

Re: Moving to Halifax,NS

AirBnB will be your best bet for short-term accommodation with kitchen facilities. You'll also be able to find hotels with kitchenettes (e.g. the Homewood Suites by Hilton), but I imagine those will...
Forum: Canada
Dec 3rd 2018, 12:37 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,963
Posted By Kanukki

Re: Bad Credit Score

I would also recommend checking Equifax. You can check your credit score/report for free using various services:

www.creditkarma.ca (Transunion credit score and report)
www.borrowell.com (Equifax...
Forum: Canada
Oct 23rd 2018, 4:08 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,655
Posted By Kanukki

Re: PSS Removals

We used PSS Removals last year to move ~130 cubic feet of items in a shared container from Glasgow, Scotland to a small town in New Brunswick. Our overall experience was positive, so here's a rundown...
Aug 10th 2017, 1:59 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By Kanukki

Re: Date Format

Based on my experiences, CIC either uses DD/MM/YYYY, or YYYY-MM-DD. I would therefore err towards the application needing to be completed before August 11th.
Forum: Canada
Jul 26th 2017, 8:55 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,731
Posted By Kanukki

Re: Process for Shipping Possessions

I've found this thread to provide quite a useful summary: http://britishexpats.com/forum/canada-56/shipping-uk-canada-our-story-advice-882682/

It may not answer all your questions, but hopefully...
Jun 29th 2017, 12:28 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 3,407
Posted By Kanukki

Re: Low CRS score. Help?

Ahh, I was just quoting prices from Glasgow as you had mentioned looking for flights from there. If you don't mind a short layover, Westjet flies from Gatwick via St John's to Halifax. There are...
Jun 29th 2017, 11:21 am
Replies: 42
Views: 3,407
Posted By Kanukki

Re: Low CRS score. Help?

Westjet flies direct from Glasgow to Halifax. I just had a quick look on Skysanner, and they have one-way flights for £186 departing on October 21st:

http://i.imgur.com/o5RyzkR.jpg

You can...
Jan 27th 2017, 9:26 pm
Replies: 16,325
Views: 1,609,618
Posted By Kanukki

Re: Timeline For Spousal Sponsorship via London

Thanks! CIC London were very quick with the processing. I sent the passport copy and photos off on Monday (delivered 1st class recorded on Tuesday), and received a confirmation email on Thursday. I...
Jan 27th 2017, 9:42 am
Replies: 16,325
Views: 1,609,618
Posted By Kanukki

Re: Timeline For Spousal Sponsorship via London

COPR arrived in the post today! Now to start planning a landing trip before July :) Thanks for the help everyone!
Jan 27th 2017, 9:32 am
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By Kanukki

Re: Renouncing PR and re-applying

I don't believe there is any minimum period. I was in a similar situation (albeit unbeknownst to myself; I had lived in Canada ~20 years ago as a minor, and had received PR status at the time). I...
Jan 19th 2017, 9:16 pm
Replies: 16,325
Views: 1,609,618
Posted By Kanukki

Re: Timeline For Spousal Sponsorship via London

I've just checked, and I don't actually have that option on MyCIC! I've had it previously when they've requested documents (e.g. the RPRF fee), but this time they haven't enabled that option. I'll...
Jan 19th 2017, 8:12 am
Replies: 16,325
Views: 1,609,618
Posted By Kanukki

Re: Timeline For Spousal Sponsorship via London

I have now received the Passport Request email, after my ECAS status changing to DM earlier on in the week. Now I just need to get some new photos taken, and send those off!

I did have one quick...
Dec 23rd 2016, 12:40 pm
Replies: 16,325
Views: 1,609,618
Posted By Kanukki

Re: Timeline For Spousal Sponsorship via London

MyCIC is showing 'Background Check in Progress' as of today :)
Dec 19th 2016, 2:10 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,146
Posted By Kanukki

Re: Sponsor must move to Canada with PA within COPR?

Absolutely, that's not a problem at all for you to post it here too. I was just posting the full email to hopefully give others some more context. Hopefully someone will be able to provide us both...
Dec 19th 2016, 1:52 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,146
Posted By Kanukki

Re: Sponsor must move to Canada with PA within COPR?

This was originally posted by myself on the 'other forum', so I'd be curious to hear about people's experiences too :)

Here's the full text of the email received from CPC-Ottawa:



As...
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