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Forum: Canada
Jun 26th 2011, 1:38 am
Replies: 43
Views: 5,105
Posted By northerndave

Re: moving to Toronto with family

I would look north, we are in Uxbridge and are having a great time, admittedly we came from a tiny village in West Sussex so ANY shops within 10 miles is a bonus but the schools are very good, plenty...
Forum: Canada
Jun 26th 2011, 1:31 am
Replies: 62
Views: 4,958
Posted By northerndave

Re: Review of Toronto so far

Made me laugh though, and just wait till he starts driving...
Forum: Canada
Jun 19th 2011, 2:27 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By northerndave

Re: Tools!

Just box em up and send them over! Thats all I did, I marked every box with contents etc and marked them up with "DIY hand tools".

I had some other "less desirable" stuff and they didnt blink an...
Forum: Canada
May 14th 2011, 5:00 am
Replies: 229
Views: 46,665
Posted By northerndave

Re: I hate Toronto

I work in TO, and can tell you that the best thing about it is the view I get from the rear view mirror, however, I also worked in london and again the best bit was the view as I left, the same for...
Forum: Canada
Mar 20th 2011, 10:19 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 7,064
Posted By northerndave

Re: Good bye England

Highly recommended (the food was good too, but who cares about that?).[/QUOTE]

Based on this recommendation, then I shall be having my lunch there next week:)

Oink, having not been on this...
Forum: Canada
Mar 19th 2011, 8:34 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 7,064
Posted By northerndave

Re: Good bye England

Thank you for the warm welcome.

Everybody has different reasons for doing this sort of thing, ours was that I have been offered a very good job. You could call us wealthy, but what that has to do...
Forum: Canada
Mar 19th 2011, 4:49 am
Replies: 66
Views: 7,064
Posted By northerndave

Forum: Canada
Mar 19th 2011, 2:02 am
Replies: 66
Views: 7,064
Posted By northerndave

Re: Good bye England

OK, its been 6 weeks now and what a rollercoaster.

Somethings have been simple, others less so.
Ive finely found a place in Uxbridge, which was the town we wanted, Ive bought a car and done all...
Forum: Canada
Mar 8th 2011, 12:51 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 904
Posted By northerndave

Re: EVL and goods to follow list

Well, went and got our stuff yesterday, apart from it being very busy, I got all our stuff without any problems so all happy. Just counting the days down until my family come out and join me (20...
Forum: Canada
Mar 6th 2011, 2:13 am
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By northerndave

Re: Rural Internet Access Ontario

I read somewhere today that Canada ranks 38th in average down load speeds and 62nd in upload, behind countries like Mongolia, Zimbabwe and Kazakhstan(sp)!!
Forum: Canada
Mar 5th 2011, 11:57 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 904
Posted By northerndave

Re: EVL and goods to follow list

Ive just got a call from the shipping receiver here in TO to say that our stuff has arrived, however, when I came through I brought a firearm (all legal) and they weren't interested in my good to...
Forum: Canada
Feb 28th 2011, 4:49 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By northerndave

Re: No GTF list and parcels soon arriving

Cheers he's on TWP as well
Forum: Canada
Feb 28th 2011, 3:16 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By northerndave

No GTF list and parcels soon arriving

Hi I wonder if you can help, my husband left for Canada in Feb and customs never asked for GTF list, however, goods are being flown over on Fri. Should we submit GTF list or will we be faced with a...
Forum: Canada
Feb 6th 2011, 11:22 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 8,162
Posted By northerndave

Re: Sim only or PAYG deal for iPhone in Toronto

I was in a ROGERS yesterday, and some bloke was getting tied into a 3 YEAR contract for an iphone! and he didnt even know what his email addie was:eek:
Forum: Canada
Feb 5th 2011, 11:41 am
Replies: 47
Views: 8,162
Posted By northerndave

Re: Sim only or PAYG deal for iPhone in Toronto

what talk time does he get with this package?
Forum: Canada
Feb 5th 2011, 2:52 am
Replies: 66
Views: 7,064
Posted By northerndave

Re: Good bye England

Many thanks for all the well wishes.

Well I made it without any problems, all my stuff cleared customs and they didnt bother with the goods to follow or goods in possession!!. Now for all the...
Forum: Canada
Feb 4th 2011, 6:12 am
Replies: 66
Views: 7,064
Posted By northerndave

Good bye England

Well the day is here and Im all packed and ready to go! to say Im a little scared is an understatement but once Im there everything should be OK, Ive said my fairwells which was more difficult than I...
Forum: Canada
Feb 4th 2011, 5:42 am
Replies: 47
Views: 8,162
Posted By northerndave

Re: Sim only or PAYG deal for iPhone in Toronto

Thanks for the link Ive bought one, know just to find a phone card
Forum: Canada
Feb 1st 2011, 9:20 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 8,162
Posted By northerndave

Re: Sim only or PAYG deal for iPhone in Toronto

[QUOTE=DigitalGhost;9135866] You can also use calling cards here for free on your mobile so we have a card which costs $2 and allows over 6 hours of calltime to the UK for that amount. :lol:

Can...
Forum: Canada
Jan 28th 2011, 6:24 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,398
Posted By northerndave

Re: Inland revenue P85

Thanks, we were going to do it anyway. I think the amount you may get will probably depend on when in the tax year that you actually left the UK, but any money in my pocket is better than the tax...
Forum: Canada
Jan 27th 2011, 5:00 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,398
Posted By northerndave

Inland revenue P85

Im flying out next Friday and am wondering if anybody bothered with sending in there P85 for a potential tax rebate?.
Forum: Canada
Jan 17th 2011, 8:02 am
Replies: 21
Views: 34,761
Posted By northerndave

Re: British education vs Canadian

Thanks Gengo, I knew I had seen it, the story must be based on the report that you posted a link to.
Forum: Canada
Jan 16th 2011, 5:21 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 34,761
Posted By northerndave

Re: British education vs Canadian

As far as education is concerned, The Times (I think) recently did a story on the UK educational system and others, in the 3 (of 3) cats that they did, the UK came out at about 25th, Canada came out...
Forum: Canada
Jan 14th 2011, 9:23 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 5,751
Posted By northerndave

Re: Last Minute Nerves

Well I actually handed my notice in today! 12 years and there you go, it was abit of an anticlimax really.
But yes it is natural to be nervous, were having sleepless nights and all manner of "are we...
Jan 12th 2011, 9:50 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,239
Posted By northerndave

Re: A bank thats good for new permanant residents

What about TD? I had good service with them to open a deposit account, but havn`t gone any further with them.
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