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Sep 15th 2013, 10:17 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By sandylns

Re: House Insulation

http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/co/maho/enefcosa/enefcosa_002.cfm

This is the CMHC web site dealing with insulation for homes. There is also a wealth of information on the site and it applies across...
Forum: Canada
Sep 9th 2013, 10:15 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By sandylns

Re: Drivers License in Nova Scotia

http://www.gov.ns.ca/snsmr/paal/rmv/paal269.asp#appprocessgp4
This will explain the steps you have to take to get a license in NS. There is a reciprocal agreement with the UK for class 5 and 6...
Aug 2nd 2013, 11:51 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 3,324
Posted By sandylns

Re: Printers and A4 size

A4 paper is available from the states. www.empireimports.com have a selection of different weights. They also carry A3 and A5. Prices start at $11.00 per ream. Epson printers have an A4 setting and...
Forum: Canniversary
Jul 18th 2013, 11:40 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,737
Posted By sandylns

Re: 4 years and very happy in Canada!

Glad to hear you are happy to be back in Canada. I find much the same on my very infrequent trips back to the UK. After 45 years here I think I'll stay.
Forum: Canada
Jul 14th 2013, 4:40 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,833
Posted By sandylns

Re: Shipping toiletries

Shipping household goods has got complicated. Toiletries are not restricted but aerosols are. That's because many of the contents are now classified as dangerous goods or Hazmat. There is a list of...
Jul 14th 2013, 1:08 am
Replies: 36
Views: 2,824
Posted By sandylns

Re: Air nailers?

Dewalt arrived on the scene a few years ago with air tools They purchased ELU in Germany and combined it with Dewalt. And, yes, Dewalt have been in the power tool business for ever. I think it was...
Jul 14th 2013, 12:43 am
Replies: 36
Views: 2,824
Posted By sandylns

Re: Air nailers?

You perhaps know Dewalt as Black and Decker. B & D have been on a buying spree and acquired Porter Cable and Delta amongst other brands. They have sold Delta to a Chinese company who will manufacture...
Jul 13th 2013, 6:34 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 2,824
Posted By sandylns

Re: Air nailers?

Fine Homebuilding list the following nailers they would recommend. Senco, Paslode, Hitachi, Bostich and Porter Cable. All are in the same price bracket and are of equal quality. If you go to their...
Jul 11th 2013, 11:15 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,102
Posted By sandylns

Re: When is a life sentence NOT a life sentence?

Petitions have been tried. You can get any amount of commitment from UK politicos provided they are in opposition. Once they form the government it becomes a different story.
www.britishpensions.com...
Jul 11th 2013, 9:06 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,102
Posted By sandylns

Re: When is a life sentence NOT a life sentence?

Isn't this the same court that ruled it was OK to discriminate against British pensioners living abroad? That's provided you are living in the commonwealth but not in the EU.
Most decision made by...
Forum: Canada
Jul 11th 2013, 8:47 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By sandylns

Re: Anyone living in or have visited Digby, NS.

www.novascotia.com will give you some idea about the Annapolis valley and surrounding area. I live in Fall River NS and have visited Digby many times. It is a great little town and in a very nice...
Forum: Canniversary
Jun 4th 2013, 12:59 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,754
Posted By sandylns

Re: Six Months in Nova Scotia

Thanks for posting this. Lots of positive remarks which is unusual for NS. We have been in NS since 1974 having first lived in Quebec for six years.
NS is a scenically stunning province and, yes,...
Forum: Canada
May 19th 2013, 11:14 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 7,182
Posted By sandylns

Re: Do we need travel insurance for a holiday back to the UK?

The Canadian Gov., web site www.travel.gc.ca recommends that all permanent residents purchase travel insurance for travel outside of Canada. That includes the US and UK. Also, make sure your PR...
May 18th 2013, 1:01 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,125
Posted By sandylns

Re: Can I have some help on Fish please?

The Dover Sole usually sold in North America is not a true sole. Only the one found off the coast of Europe is a Dover Sole. Latin name Solea Solea. The flesh of the European sole is whiter and a...
May 18th 2013, 12:08 am
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By sandylns

Re: "how I felt when I was young"

Just loved the last photo. Still fascinated. Thanks for the laugh.
Forum: Canada
May 15th 2013, 9:35 pm
Replies: 202
Views: 18,743
Posted By sandylns

Re: Nova Scotia: Just Read This And Concerned

Welcome to the forum Richard and a double welcome to Fall River. One of the nicest spots in NS. As you found out, the cost of living in NS is a bit higher but it does have its benefits. We do have...
May 14th 2013, 11:25 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 5,357
Posted By sandylns

Re: Bulk Barn not stsocking Paxo?

A number of web site catering to Brits who need their fix.
www.britsuperstore.com www.britishcornershop.co.uk www.britishislesincanada.ca all carry Paxo. Looking at the shipping rates for some of...
May 14th 2013, 11:04 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 3,304
Posted By sandylns

Re: Curveball Interview questions

In the RAF in the late fifties I was asked, as were lots of others, if I would be interested in a commission as an armaments officer. Being fairly well qualified I was sent to RAF Jurby on the Isle...
Forum: Canada
May 12th 2013, 8:52 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,414
Posted By sandylns

Re: Reece trip

See www.novascotia.com for accommodations and travel advice. The doers and dreamers guide is also on this link. You can download or read on site.
Forum: Canada
May 9th 2013, 8:04 pm
Replies: 202
Views: 18,743
Posted By sandylns

Re: Nova Scotia: Just Read This And Concerned

I was, originally, from the West Midlands, which is just a crappy as the East. Glad you could visit NS and make your own mind up. Yes, CB is not as nice an area as Halifax. That's because it is...
Forum: Canada
Apr 25th 2013, 7:36 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By sandylns

Re: hobby or business

Partially. The "be aware" web site gives additional information pertaining to importation of food and items that could be classified as food. Giving an additional web source can only help.
Forum: Canada
Apr 25th 2013, 6:27 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,425
Posted By sandylns

Re: Air Canada rouge anyone?

Yes, I am aware that Dublin is not in the UK. However, I did mention European destinations. Just in case it escaped you.
Forum: Canada
Apr 25th 2013, 12:41 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,425
Posted By sandylns

Re: Air Canada rouge anyone?

The only UK destination to start with will be Toronto to Edinburgh starting July 1 2013. They will be using Boeing 767-300 for overseas flights. Dublin will be added in 2014. So far there is no word...
Forum: Canada
Apr 25th 2013, 12:24 am
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By sandylns

Re: hobby or business

The Canada Food Inspection Agency can answer a number of your questions. www.inspection.gc.ca have a list of food items permitted. Also www.beaware.gc.ca is the web site where all the information on...
Forum: Canada
Apr 24th 2013, 11:54 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 17,388
Posted By sandylns

Re: T1135 Late Filing Penalty

If you filed electronically then Turbo Tax would have filled in the form as per your direction. Being electronic, no signature would be required. Either call the CRA or Turbo Tax, or both. It seems...
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