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Forum: Canada
Jul 25th 2006, 6:56 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 898
Posted By Susie Derkins

Re: TV, Internet and 'Phone

Out here in Vancouver I'm with Shaw. It's not a package per se, but I get my high-speed internet for a pretty standard rate, cable package is discounted if you have their internet, and best of all,...
Forum: Canada
Apr 3rd 2006, 9:43 am
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By Susie Derkins

Re: Reliable Jewellery stors in BC

Apparently there's a Tiffany store opening in Vancouver this summer. I know it's opening sometime, but I may be wrong about the timing.
Forum: Canada
Mar 29th 2006, 11:49 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,528
Posted By Susie Derkins

Re: Areas of Vancouver good for Us Brits

I lived in Burnaby for most of my life, and can attest to the commute being an easy one. It depends where in Vancouver you work, of course, by the Skytrain and bus system is solid and makes life...
Forum: Canada
Mar 23rd 2006, 9:11 am
Replies: 75
Views: 4,877
Posted By Susie Derkins

Re: Are Canadians workaholics?

I can't speak for the rest of Canada, but I've worked in several places in Vancouver over the years. At all of them my holiday time has been piddly, but it didn't feel like a hardship because it was...
Forum: Canada
Mar 23rd 2006, 9:00 am
Replies: 10
Views: 846
Posted By Susie Derkins

Re: Curry Houses - Vancouver

As for Walkers crisps and the like, try the Candy Shop on West 4th. You can also get your Lion bars and Irn Bru there.

I'm not an expert on curry (or wasn't before moving to England), but I do...
Mar 23rd 2006, 8:34 am
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By Susie Derkins

Re: Q for anyone w Spouse in Canada sponsoring them

Cheezy, I sponsored my common-law partner recently, and I didn't include any of my financial information. Proving you have a minimum level of income appears to be necessary if there are any...
Mar 22nd 2006, 1:59 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,231
Posted By Susie Derkins

Re: Yayyyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!

Congrats! Only thing left is the passport, and in my experience, this stage is far less stressful. Now you can breathe again! Enjoy! :beer:
Forum: Canada
Mar 22nd 2006, 8:31 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,219
Posted By Susie Derkins

Re: medical cover in BC

In Ontario and BC you need to pay a monthly premium for healthcare. It's pretty small, though, at (I think) about $30 a month. You're best off perusing the BC MSP site for exact details.

Check...
Forum: Canada
Mar 21st 2006, 3:30 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,062
Posted By Susie Derkins

Re: Canadians who dress by the calender...

That's funny - I thought the exact same thing about Mancunians when I moved here. I guess it's all a matter of perception. Perhaps I'll notice more Canadians doing that when I go back home.
Forum: Canada
Mar 21st 2006, 12:55 pm
Replies: 526
Views: 28,396
Posted By Susie Derkins

Re: Anyone heard from Mississauga

Cov-Canuck,

I didn't get any indication that I'd be getting the PPR before it actually arrived in the post. But if it helps at all, it was 38 days from our AOR that we actually received it. I...
Mar 17th 2006, 4:27 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By Susie Derkins

Re: Shipping stuff via courier

I can't see why that would be an issue.

Quick question: what is this deal and where did you see it? We are in a similar sort of situation. We have very little to ship over (in general - we...
Mar 17th 2006, 2:59 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By Susie Derkins

Re: Do Landing Procedures vary from different POEs?

Thanks for that. When I've been travelling back into the UK with my partner, we've generally gone in separate lines (and I'm usually through first since most people flying into Britain are British)....
Mar 17th 2006, 2:25 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By Susie Derkins

Re: Do Landing Procedures vary from different POEs?

Very nicely explained, Biiiink. I've been looking for a straightforward description like that for ages. I like to imagine exactly what will happen when we get off the plane, and that's hard to do...
Forum: Canada
Mar 15th 2006, 3:29 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 3,174
Posted By Susie Derkins

Re: What Britons miss

Hi! Been lurking for a few weeks now. Just wanted to pop in to say that for all you Brits wanting some good English chocolate in Vancouver, head to West 4th to the Candy Shop (or something like...
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