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Jan 5th 2012, 1:42 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,285
Posted By Wearsider

Re: How long can PR be out of the country

Cheers for that - I ruled moving to Canada out about 2 years ago after landing, waiting for bloody years of processing etc, but now feel like still giving it a shot but I think next week would be the...
Jan 5th 2012, 1:04 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,285
Posted By Wearsider

Re: How long can PR be out of the country

Chormag - sorry for jumping on your thread here, but has anyone actually failed to do the required number of days in the 5 years, and if so what was the outcome?

Is it a case that:
1 -...
Forum: Canada
Jun 12th 2011, 3:51 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 17,532
Posted By Wearsider

Re: MOVING BACK TO DURHAM ENGLAND -PROS/CONS ?

If you are thinking about coming back and getting your kids in to Durham Johnston you will need to take a careful at the catchment area as they are heavily over subscribed, St Leonards is still a...
Forum: Canada
Nov 21st 2009, 1:08 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,745
Posted By Wearsider

Re: Sufficient funds on first landing

The best reply I have seen in ages to a post.

It is a shame that you ended it with a smiley face as 50% of the people on here would have believed you were being serious!
Forum: Canada
Nov 21st 2009, 1:06 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By Wearsider

Re: Visa and SIN card finally arrived!

We told immigration etc that we were staying with our friends and using their address until we had a permanent one of our own. When you land if you are only activating your residence visa and the...
Forum: Canada
Nov 19th 2009, 9:12 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By Wearsider

Visa and SIN card finally arrived!

After "Landing" in Calgary at the end of August, our PR cards and SIN cards have finally arrived (via a friend in Airdrie) in the UK. I now desperately need to get my Resume up to date and get it out...
Forum: Canada
Oct 2nd 2009, 8:24 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,201
Posted By Wearsider

Re: Did you visit in winter???

We landed a few weeks ago before returning to the UK and it was the first time we had ever visited during the summer. The previous 7 visits were all in the winter.
Sep 9th 2009, 2:32 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By Wearsider

Re: Medical - North East England

West Denton, about 200 yards off the A1. X-Rays are done at a private clinic in Jesmond.
Sep 9th 2009, 8:24 am
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By Wearsider

Re: Medical - North East England

A bit of a miserable bugger who does what he needs to do without a smile.

Part of the process you have to go through though, and there's no point travelling hundreds of miles to get a "jolly" GP.
Forum: Canada
Sep 9th 2009, 8:14 am
Replies: 16
Views: 5,452
Posted By Wearsider

Re: commuter towns around Calgary

Hi

I have just returned from my scouting mission of all the places you mention and personally found the following:

Cochrane - Nice, but too far to commute to Downtown especially in the Winter....
Sep 7th 2009, 8:25 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By Wearsider

Re: Landing in Vancouver Aug 09

Steve

I wondered how long it would take before I found you on here!

Glad it went well, it did for us in Calgary too, all that proof of funds worry for nowt!

Are you on the "at risk" list at...
Forum: Canada
Sep 7th 2009, 8:16 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By Wearsider

Just returned from "Landing".

We landed in Calgary almost 2 weeks ago, weren't even asked for proof of funds by immigration, just asked how much we had. Goods to follow was a breeze, SIN numbers took about 40 minutes start to...
Sep 7th 2009, 8:11 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Wearsider

Re: Proof of funds!

We just returned yesterday and were only asked what funds we were bringing, they didn't even want to look at the bank statements, which annoyed me a little as it was a big worry for us.:thumbup:
Forum: Canada
Jul 8th 2009, 8:42 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,768
Posted By Wearsider

Re: Flights booked, landing 26th August

It depends what date:rofl:

I have 26th July on the Forum front page and 26th August once you open the page. August 26th is the correct date.

Happy landing either way.
Jul 7th 2009, 4:26 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,294
Posted By Wearsider

Re: Cycle hire in Calgary, is it worth doing?

By "sights" I mean within about 25 miles max each way. Unless it's git hilly and you can knock the 25miles down to 10 each way:rofl:
Jul 7th 2009, 9:03 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,294
Posted By Wearsider

Cycle hire in Calgary, is it worth doing?

I'm coming over in about 6 weeks time and wondered if it would be worth hiring a bike for a day or two to do some trails.

I will be hiring a car any way, but wondered if there are any decent...
Forum: Canada
Jul 7th 2009, 8:45 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,768
Posted By Wearsider

Flights booked, landing 26th August

I have just booked our flights to come over to activate PR cards etc, but we are only staying for 11 days before returning home.

Air Canada, Heathrow to calgary, £1380 return for 3 of us! Much...
Jun 1st 2009, 12:15 am
Replies: 5,259
Views: 371,122
Posted By Wearsider

Re: The Toon Army / EPL thread

I hope not, keep up the good work Alan!:lol:
Forum: Canada
Feb 24th 2009, 2:28 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 5,099
Posted By Wearsider

Re: GBP now buys just $1.75 EKKKK!!!

Not always the case though, as last week I bought two bottles of Hens Tooth and 12 bottles of Becks for £12 at Asda. This was for 8 pints of beer, but I could have (and wished that I had) walked to...
Forum: Canada
Feb 21st 2009, 5:34 pm
Feb 20th 2009, 11:24 am
Replies: 79
Views: 5,676
Posted By Wearsider

Re: ITV Thurs 19 February - Journey to the Edge of the World

Slingbox - quite easy to use apparantly.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oo3Qrr9iNxg
Forum: Canada
Feb 19th 2009, 6:19 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By Wearsider

6 interviews lined up, but all in the bloody UK!

Well five in the UK and one in the middle east to be exact!

I obviously have the right skills, experience and a decent enough CV as I have secured six interviews over the next couple of weeks, and...
Forum: Canada
Feb 19th 2009, 5:49 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,938
Posted By Wearsider

Re: Does anyone want an IT job in Kamloops?

Good shout Danny

Unfortunately not my bag, but well done for posting.
Forum: Canada
Feb 19th 2009, 5:46 pm
Forum: Canada
Feb 16th 2009, 9:49 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,550
Posted By Wearsider

Re: written job offer received @ 21.32 today

Sorry, but you are wrong, Geek is the correct descriptor.:rofl:

Caitilin - Hard to believe, but I have been offered four interviews over the last week, all in the UK for various IT companies, as...
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