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Forum: Canada
May 8th 2011, 4:55 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,908
Posted By The Hampsons

Re: Visa Rejection

If we get that far next time, it may be the way to go. Using hindsight, it would have been better than the route I took last time.

I was advised that should I be unable to get an official letter...
Forum: Canada
May 1st 2011, 2:50 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,908
Posted By The Hampsons

Re: Visa Rejection

Thanx for all the replies.

We're looking at going through the whole rigmarole again. I'm speaking with another professional, who has been pointed my way by a friend in Calgary, to see what we can...
Forum: Canada
Mar 24th 2011, 7:53 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,908
Posted By The Hampsons

Unhappy Visa Rejection

We started our skilled worker application in October 2007.
Got ourselves an immigration lawyer to assist us in the process.

Last year we were advised that our application had been selected to be...
Forum: Canada
Sep 9th 2010, 2:13 pm
Replies: 219
Views: 15,755
Posted By The Hampsons

Re: Population not fleeing UK, shock.

Joined: Feb 2008
Location: Runcorn, Cheshire
Posts: 95

Re: Population not fleeing UK, shock.

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After...
May 27th 2010, 10:01 pm
Replies: 357
Views: 139,900
Posted By The Hampsons

Re: Criminal Rehabilitation - My story to help others

I keep hearing about convictions being spent after 5 years, I'm sorry to say but even a suspended sentence stays on your record for ever, sorry guys. It never goes off just goes dormant but if they...
Forum: Canniversary
May 7th 2010, 10:02 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 3,076
Posted By The Hampsons

Re: 8 months....lovin life in Canada!

I noticed you've not mentioned missing the Granox.:rofl:
May 7th 2010, 9:57 pm
Replies: 357
Views: 139,900
Posted By The Hampsons

Re: Criminal Rehabilitation - My story to help others

Well I've had my police cert back and it says on it "NO LIVE TRACE" so I assume that this is good news and do not have to have the Rehab. I dont want to get my hopes up though. Whats the next step I...
May 2nd 2010, 9:21 pm
Replies: 357
Views: 139,900
Posted By The Hampsons

Re: Criminal Rehabilitation - My story to help others

Thanx for that but I just get so nervous, I would hate for us not to get into the country because of me. I shake going through customs when we're going on holiday, I think its the uniform haha. ...
Apr 26th 2010, 9:51 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,150
Posted By The Hampsons

Re: Rehabilitation of spent conviction - our success story

Thanx for that info, I was sentenced with a conditional discharge about 16 years ago and was convicted of assault when I was 16, I'm now 41 but was still concerned about it all coming back an biting...
Apr 26th 2010, 9:03 pm
Replies: 357
Views: 139,900
Posted By The Hampsons

Re: Criminal Rehabilitation - My story to help others

Thanx for that, I was worried that we wouldnt get in, although my husband is the main applicant.
Thanx
Apr 24th 2010, 10:12 pm
Replies: 357
Views: 139,900
Posted By The Hampsons

Re: Criminal Rehabilitation - My story to help others

How would you go about it if you have a "conditional discharge" on your record but that was over 15 years ago, would that be considered as spent or would I have to apply for rehab??? Oh and whats...
Forum: Canada
Oct 3rd 2008, 7:51 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By The Hampsons

Re: Emigrate Expo at Aintree this weekend

We're going on Sunday along with a friend of ours.
Sep 27th 2008, 11:59 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By The Hampsons

Paul Newman Dies

Aged 83 after a battle with Cancer.:(

http://www.canada.com/calgaryherald/news/story.html?id=4a541179-6bdb-4830-89f4-831523cdd26e
Forum: Canada
Sep 12th 2008, 8:07 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 2,490
Posted By The Hampsons

Re: anyone use skype to eep in touch at home

We use SKYPE via our laptop to talk to friends in New Zealand.
We just downloaded the FREE software from SKYPE.Com and rely on the laptop speakers, microphone and webcam.
Sound quality is generally...
Forum: Canada
Sep 6th 2008, 1:13 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,649
Posted By The Hampsons

Re: any advice,teenage son not happy in canada

I'm sure once he's settled into school and made a few new friends, he'll start to acclimatise to your new life. Him being a teenager isn't going to help your situation. He really needs to try to a...
Aug 27th 2008, 8:20 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 870
Posted By The Hampsons

Re: Wanted down under

The new series is currently being filmed in New Zealand. The BBC were recording at my mates workplace in New Plymouth a few weeks ago.
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 27th 2008, 8:01 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,658
Posted By The Hampsons

Re: Wanted down under BBC 2 5:15

They may be repeats, but "GOOD NEWS".
The BBC have just started to shoot the new series. They recorded at my mates company in New Plymouth a few weeks ago.
I guess they will air the series very...
Forum: Canada
Aug 18th 2008, 7:00 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By The Hampsons

Re: Canadian Housing Starts to Moderate in 2008

I always feel a little apprehensive when I see that builders are cutting back on the amount of building they will be doing in the coming year. House prices are high, all over the world, and this...
Jul 18th 2008, 12:48 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 665
Posted By The Hampsons

Re: Banff, Alberta

For a view over Banff from Sulphur Mountain, where the Upper Gondola Station is, try going to http://www.banffgondola.com/live_cam.asp

Picture is updated every 5 minutes or so.
Go to the Hot Spa...
Forum: Canada
Jul 18th 2008, 12:35 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,613
Posted By The Hampsons

Re: Calgary grocery price comparison for July is out

According to the blurb just above the comparison tables; "All coupons and membership programs are included and some chains vary prices from store to store. "
So I guess they do.
Forum: Canada
Jul 9th 2008, 2:12 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 997
Posted By The Hampsons

Re: Canadian merchandise

A Moosemat!:eek: What a great idea, and much larger than those tiny little mouse mats.;)
Jul 7th 2008, 9:11 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 2,011
Posted By The Hampsons

Re: Which pop stars share your birthday?

For me it's Daniel Beddingfield, can't think of anything he's sung, and Ozzy Osbourne.
Forum: Canada
Jul 7th 2008, 9:09 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,235
Posted By The Hampsons

Re: Car Rental, Calgary

For heavens sake, make sure you take ALL your driving documents with you. Have copies on memory stick, even for your other half.
I made the monumental boo-boo of forgetting my licence when we last...
Forum: Canada
Jul 4th 2008, 5:41 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By The Hampsons

Re: Reccie flighs and Accomodation booked -yeh

Driving on the right/wrong side of the road is a lot easier to do than you seem to fear. Just remember, you need to see the rear of cars in front of you and not the fronts. If you're looking at the...
Jun 28th 2008, 10:18 am
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By The Hampsons

Re: Baggage Allowance - Query

Since you're a lady, you're probably already used to carrying 18kgs of hand luggage around with you.;)
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