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Jul 30th 2020, 11:13 pm
Replies: 2,156
Views: 148,648
Posted By bc2015

Re: Changing work & toil direction as mature adults. - A discussion.

The problem is that Fido uses Rogers towers, but they don't have priority access. So when there is contention on a tower then Rogers customers will get priority over Fido. This isn't an issue in...
Forum: Canada
Jul 30th 2020, 5:20 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By bc2015

Re: BC schools - kids ages & grades

It's the calendar year, so 2005 would be starting in grade 10, 2007 would be starting in grade 8 and 2010 would be starting grade 5.
Forum: Canada
Jul 28th 2020, 5:27 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By bc2015

Re: Capital Gains Tax advice

Yes assuming you sell in 2020, the gain would be included with your 2020 tax return which you would file in 2021.
Forum: Canada
Jul 28th 2020, 5:08 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By bc2015

Re: Capital Gains Tax advice

I would advise you get an accountant in Canada. Ordinarily you would pay the capital gains on the difference in value between the time you became resident in Canada (2010) and when you sell the...
Jul 27th 2020, 4:45 am
Replies: 468
Views: 106,128
Posted By bc2015

Re: Citizenship Application Timeline

That won’t work until AOR has been issued.
Jul 27th 2020, 4:05 am
Replies: 468
Views: 106,128
Posted By bc2015

Re: Citizenship Application Timeline

Even pre-COVID, AOR was taking about 3 months. They completely stopped issuing AORs between March 16th and mid-July. I would say best case would be AOR around November/December.
Forum: Canada
Jul 20th 2020, 10:08 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By bc2015

Re: Enrolment on arrival for Nexus

Enrollment on Arrival is only an option for Global Entry - it is not applicable for Nexus.
Jul 19th 2020, 10:07 pm
Replies: 3,839
Views: 217,673
Posted By bc2015

Re: 2020 Election

Today we learned that Trump thinks he is a genius because he can count 7 back from 100.
Jul 17th 2020, 5:20 am
Replies: 2,446
Views: 102,707
Posted By bc2015

Re: Coronavirus

Well the other way to look at it is that restaurants etc.. have been open for dine in since May 18th and there hasn't been a huge jump in cases. The restaurants I've been in (mostly picking up...
Jul 12th 2020, 2:54 am
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By bc2015

Re: Citizenship Progress - Covid 19

Most things stopped in mid-March but it looks like things are slowly starting back up. They recently start offering virtual oath ceremonies (but not tests) to some applicants who had previously...
Forum: Canada
Jul 8th 2020, 7:16 pm
Replies: 284
Views: 10,420
Posted By bc2015

Re: Quarantine for COVID 19 discussions.

A filter will clean the air so that someone who is infected down the back of the plane won't infect the whole plane, but it doesn't protect those in close proximity to an infected person. That's...
Jun 24th 2020, 12:14 am
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By bc2015

Re: PR Card Processing Times

You can't travel directly from UK to US unless you are LPR or US citizen.
Jun 23rd 2020, 5:18 pm
Replies: 4
ECA
Views: 348
Posted By bc2015

Re: ECA

You send this form to AQA after you apply to WES

https://applications.wes.org/onlineapp/pdf/ca/International_Transcript_Request.pdf
Jun 23rd 2020, 3:47 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By bc2015

Re: PR Card Processing Times

OTOH you can renew them from 9 months before they expire.
Forum: Canada
Jun 22nd 2020, 9:26 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 2,865
Posted By bc2015

Re: Holidaying from UK to BC

Sometime in 2021 would be my guess for quarantine-free arrivals to BC. They won't risk a surge in infections, particularly if the province is (mostly) back to normal.
Forum: USA
Jun 22nd 2020, 9:02 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 4,557
Posted By bc2015

Re: H1 and L1 visas to be suspended by President.

Media reporting that the EO will be signed tonight, also the reports mention a ban on entry which indicates that it will impact current visa holders who are outside of the US right now.
Jun 22nd 2020, 8:54 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,337
Posted By bc2015

Re: L1-b blanket visa

You should be aware that Trump is about to issue a new EO that will suspend the processing of L-1 visas for the rest of the year. Whether it will survive legal scrutiny is unclear but that is the...
Forum: USA
Jun 21st 2020, 3:10 am
Replies: 129
Views: 17,799
Posted By bc2015

Re: Covid 19 Travel/Immigration to USA - please check here and ask questions

You can still enter from countries that are not on the restricted list.

Latest news is tomorrow or Monday for announcement.
Forum: USA
Jun 20th 2020, 11:04 pm
Replies: 129
Views: 17,799
Posted By bc2015

Re: Covid 19 Travel/Immigration to USA - please check here and ask questions

Looks like the EO is coming after the rally

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/20/881245867/trump-expected-to-suspend-h-1b-other-visas-until-end-of-year
Jun 15th 2020, 2:30 am
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By bc2015

Re: Ordering British food online

We've ordered various food items off amazon.co.uk before. Usually gets here eventually. Trick is to order again once your first order comes in, then you never run out :)
Forum: Canada
Jun 15th 2020, 1:59 am
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By bc2015

Re: Insured Retirement Plan (IRP)

I hadn't heard of this product before but from some research, it is mentioned multiple times that an IRP shouldn't be used as your primary source for income retirement, that should always be your...
Forum: USA
Jun 10th 2020, 2:53 am
Replies: 129
Views: 17,799
Posted By bc2015

Re: Covid 19 Travel/Immigration to USA - please check here and ask questions

It's been reported on CNN and various immigration lawyers say they have been put on notice that this is coming

https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/09/politics/immigration-limits-coronavirus/index.html
...
Forum: USA
Jun 10th 2020, 2:21 am
Replies: 129
Views: 17,799
Posted By bc2015

Re: Covid 19 Travel/Immigration to USA - please check here and ask questions

Seems like Trump is going to issue another EO which will ban entry for those with L-1, HB-1 and J-1 visas.
Forum: USA
Jun 1st 2020, 1:54 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,543
Posted By bc2015

Re: Lifestyle Differences UK vs Charlotte, NC

Republican National Convention is scheduled to be held there. Though Trump and RNC are threatening to move it if NC/Charlotte doesn’t allow packed arenas.
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May 31st 2020, 10:05 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,337
Posted By bc2015

Re: L1-b blanket visa

The challenge with getting an L1-B based on a blanket petition is that unlike individual ones, UCICS hasn’t adjudicated on your application so the ConOff is charged with allowing/denying the...
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