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Forum: Canada
May 27th 2016, 4:16 am
Replies: 195
Views: 25,391
Posted By Jane Barlow

Re: Going Home

Obviously ultimately it's your choice and it sounds like you've made up your mind already.... We came over here 3 years ago, I was working full time commuting into London and my husband did shifts....
Forum: Canada Jobs
Jan 1st 2015, 5:10 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 3,208
Posted By Jane Barlow

Re: Any maintenance mechanics/industrial electricians looking for work in Calgary?

Hi mark,

As long as you have your pr they seem to like the work ethic of the Brits. Spousal sponsorship if I remember from a friend that did it, is much quicker than regular pr applications, so...
Forum: Canada Jobs
Dec 17th 2014, 7:48 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 3,208
Posted By Jane Barlow

Any maintenance mechanics/industrial electricians looking for work in Calgary?

The company my husband works for is looking to recruit an industrial electrician or maintenance mechanic/millwright at their plant in SE Calgary. They won't be able to provide an lmo so if you...
May 25th 2013, 3:30 am
Replies: 973
Views: 82,148
Posted By Jane Barlow

Re: The 2011 FSW timeline club

They would have done I imagine as there was a huge dump of snow not far from us in Canmore!
May 25th 2013, 3:27 am
Replies: 973
Views: 82,148
Posted By Jane Barlow

Re: The 2011 FSW timeline club

Congrats angelic! We arrived yesterday and it still doesn't feel real, more like I am on holiday! I feel for you, I know what that mad panic was like! We have had a very boring day doing admin stuff...
Forum: Canada
May 24th 2013, 4:01 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,606
Posted By Jane Barlow

Re: Buying second hand cars in Canada

Thanks guys, really helpful!
Forum: Canada
May 24th 2013, 1:36 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,606
Posted By Jane Barlow

Forum: Canada
May 24th 2013, 1:33 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,606
Posted By Jane Barlow

Buying second hand cars in Canada

Hi there, we've just landed in Calgary and are looking to buy a couple of second hand cars. Can anyone tell us what is the general protocol for buying cars from a garage. Is there much negotiation...
May 21st 2013, 7:43 am
Replies: 12
Views: 944
Posted By Jane Barlow

Re: Landing procedure - GTF etc

Lovely, it's grey and rainy here today... Although the forecast for Calgary isn't great either for when we arrive! Oh well, you can't win 'em all!
Forum: Canniversary
May 20th 2013, 4:33 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 9,401
Posted By Jane Barlow

Re: Glasgow Scotland to Ancaster Ontario

Great post, ailsa! :thumbsup:
May 20th 2013, 4:30 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 944
Posted By Jane Barlow

Re: Landing procedure - GTF etc

Thanks ailsa, will do! Can't believe we'll be there in 3 days!
May 17th 2013, 7:56 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 944
Posted By Jane Barlow

Re: Landing procedure - GTF etc

I just phoned my bank today and they are giving us a letter stating our balance. The only problem is the statement will show balance of today and we don't fly till next Thursday. I had to request it...
May 9th 2013, 4:27 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 944
Posted By Jane Barlow

Re: Landing procedure - GTF etc

Thanks FL - I was hoping you would pop up on here and reassure me! We will have a letter saying we have x amount in our account, rather than sufficient funds - sorry that was badly worded!

Hmm,...
May 9th 2013, 4:03 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 944
Posted By Jane Barlow

Landing procedure - GTF etc

First of all, apologies as I know that this question has been asked many times. I have searched on here, and read the Wiki, but I think I have just managed to confuse myself even more. We are...
Forum: Canada
May 8th 2013, 10:07 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,260
Posted By Jane Barlow

Re: Suited and booted or not???

Thanks Millie and everyone else for your helpful and not so helpful (!) responses! I think he will definitely wear a suit, but maybe not a tie, as he hates them and that will make him feel...
Forum: Canada
May 7th 2013, 3:24 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,260
Posted By Jane Barlow

Re: Suited and booted or not???

Thanks guys! No fixed rule then!!! Scribe - that's kind of what we're thinking, surely a suit can't harm your chances but if you turn up in jeans and it's looked down upon, then that could...
Forum: Canada
May 7th 2013, 3:09 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,260
Posted By Jane Barlow

Suited and booted or not???

My husband has a second interview just after we land in Calgary (he has already had a phone interview) and was wondering if he should wear a suit. We have had mixed replies - he is going for a...
Forum: Canada
Apr 24th 2013, 3:54 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 966
Posted By Jane Barlow

Re: Permanent Resident Card

Hi OB!

How are you all getting on?

J
Forum: Canada
Apr 19th 2013, 2:21 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 3,880
Posted By Jane Barlow

Re: Annual leave

Thanks. My husband has been in talks with a company and that is their policy apparently. Just wondered if it was a general Canada-wide thing. It's pretty common in France!
Forum: Canada
Apr 19th 2013, 2:15 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 3,880
Posted By Jane Barlow

Re: Annual leave

Is it normal that when you start a new job, you can't take your annual leave entitlement until you have worked there 12 months?
Forum: Canniversary
Apr 19th 2013, 11:00 am
Replies: 67
Views: 9,401
Posted By Jane Barlow

Re: Glasgow Scotland to Ancaster Ontario

What great posts D 'n' A or A 'n' D! we're still going through the pre-departure stress so hope to have as good a story to yours to report in a couple of months!
Forum: Canada
Apr 18th 2013, 3:07 pm
Forum: Canada
Apr 18th 2013, 11:40 am
Replies: 54
Views: 3,521
Posted By Jane Barlow

Re: How long before you leave and where u heading?

See you in Cochrane, Bucks Family and MerylBaz! We arrive next month (hopefully, if our house completes as planned!)

I'll let you know if I hear of anything, I've heard it's pretty difficult to...
Apr 18th 2013, 10:05 am
Replies: 3,400
Views: 301,658
Posted By Jane Barlow

Re: AOR from London August/September 2010 - Progress updates

Congratulations!

Yes we dropped off copies of our passports - every single page (including the cover) in London just before Easter - stand on the left hand side to drop off and right hand side to...
Forum: Canada
Apr 16th 2013, 4:54 pm
Replies: 207
Views: 19,972
Posted By Jane Barlow

Re: our shipping company search

Thanks Andrew, no we only got a quote a couple of weeks ago. I was suprised by the price to be honest, as MP quoted £5200 and GB Liners a massive £6200!! I hope there is not some massive error!!
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