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Forum: Canada
Jun 28th 2019, 2:34 am
Replies: 123
Views: 33,134
Posted By jamesmc

Re: Second Class Citizen

ffffffff I thought long and hard about this thread and yes I WAS used as a second class citizen on my TWP ,things changed after PR but listening to people giving stick etc to fellow workers...
Forum: Canada
May 5th 2019, 1:46 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,283
Posted By jamesmc

Re: Converting a UK class 1 HGV licence in Alberta

asked a friend so tae speak an he says 8k but you will get most of it back on your tax return ..I seem to think I did as well 60% seems to ring a bell. anyway my mate says should be able to get a...
Forum: Canada
May 5th 2019, 1:40 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,070
Posted By jamesmc

Re: Travel insurance for my 92yr young mom from Scotland to Canada

hi my ole girl is 80 and still in reasonable health back at the "but n ben" but the prices she was quoted for insurance was totally OTT ...so the blacksheep has to go tae visit her an the rest o the...
Forum: Canada
May 2nd 2019, 11:42 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,283
Posted By jamesmc

Re: Converting a UK class 1 HGV licence in Alberta

found out from a friend its 113hrs training ,classroom,yrd,road ….plus you need to have passed the air brake exam/practicle, class1 written as well and not forgetting the post trip exam as well. this...
Forum: Canada
May 2nd 2019, 9:31 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,283
Posted By jamesmc

Re: Converting a UK class 1 HGV licence in Alberta

total retest ,your uk experience means next to nothing ,sad to say. its the Canadian way. cant comment about AB but many provinces have just changed the rules on getting a Class 1 with air...
Apr 22nd 2019, 8:32 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By jamesmc

work pension

well it seems the last 22yrs I worked in the uk for the same company I had a private pension,i didn't think it would be much but they tell me I get a small lump sum circa $10K and &500 a month next...
Forum: Canniversary
Apr 16th 2019, 4:04 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 2,149
Posted By jamesmc

Re: 10yrs 9months 2days!

well my wife now is a citizen did her oath in winkler at their first ever ceremony. ,nice ceremony. Daughter goes this Thursday to Winnipeg for hers at via rail..
Feb 27th 2019, 6:41 pm
Replies: 473
Views: 110,122
Posted By jamesmc

Re: Citizenship Application Timeline

Iirc the RCMP don't charge for citizenship fingerprints ,they might charge $25 for fee etc but my local office does not. but private comps do (so I just have been told).,sorry beckiwoo picked you...
Feb 25th 2019, 5:50 pm
Replies: 473
Views: 110,122
Posted By jamesmc

Re: Citizenship Application Timeline

beckiwoo ...you said you paid for fingerprints for citizenship?....I thought it was free ..as I never paid at rcmp station and iirc neither did my friend that was asked either. not being funny just...
Feb 16th 2019, 3:46 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,941
Posted By jamesmc

Re: Employer attitude after indicating leaving

Just a throw in from me ...the habit of "starving you out " is prevelant in the transport and construction industries and even shop assistants hr paid.., ie no work today so no pay . This can be a...
Feb 14th 2019, 8:23 pm
Replies: 473
Views: 110,122
Posted By jamesmc

Re: Citizenship Application Timeline

yup wife said the cic worker said the same when she took her paperwork in …..I timed her less than 2minutes in office....1 hr wait for surname letter to come up lol
Forum: Trucking
Feb 14th 2019, 7:58 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,966
Posted By jamesmc

Re: Trucking jobs for uk drivers

day and ross.com are hiring from uk go to the webpage ….its through the atlantic immigration trial ..you will be in New Brunswick....
Forum: Trucking
Feb 11th 2019, 12:05 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,966
Posted By jamesmc

Re: Trucking jobs for uk drivers

look at bison/searcy trucking out of manitoba on web site
Feb 3rd 2019, 12:56 am
Replies: 4
Views: 664
Posted By jamesmc

Re: Canadian passport app - original of birth certificate?

took mine to my local service Canada office ...paid it there,they checked it and sent it away internal mail (free)
Jan 31st 2019, 8:42 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 664
Posted By jamesmc

Re: Canadian passport app - original of birth certificate?

alli call intae a service Canada office ,the one out by st vital centre helped a friend out quickly with his questions. you cant phone your local office as its a secret!!
Forum: Canada
Jan 31st 2019, 8:25 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,717
Posted By jamesmc

Re: UK motorbike licence - Limbo ?

ahh mates used to hire bike for Sturgis and pick up at Sturgis HD (flew into MB on holiday to visit,hired a car in MB with US coverage,,,they were UK citizens and yup uk credit card and UK bike...
Forum: Canada
Dec 27th 2018, 5:26 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By jamesmc

Re: DVD Players - Bring With?

we buy Toshiba dvd players always a code available to open them up.
Forum: Canada
Dec 27th 2018, 5:24 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 5,314
Posted By jamesmc

Re: Applying for UK passport renewal in Canada.

fedex it out to durham uk comes back via purulator less than two weeks out in the boonies
Dec 17th 2018, 7:02 pm
Replies: 473
Views: 110,122
Posted By jamesmc

Re: Citizenship Application Timeline

a wee hint mate ..when you go in to the oath ,your guests keep to the left and you are huddled up and told by the clerk o the court to keep to the right and go through a passageway to the right and...
Dec 15th 2018, 5:03 pm
Replies: 473
Views: 110,122
Posted By jamesmc

Re: Citizenship Application Timeline

where you doing it mate?? mine was at via rail on main,daughters test is up the street at the victory building
Dec 13th 2018, 7:05 pm
Replies: 473
Views: 110,122
Posted By jamesmc

Re: Citizenship Application Timeline

less than a month...from taking my papers in to see the "judge" took 2mins but 1hr wait (no test),got home next day decision made couple o days later e mail with oath date in 2 weeks. Winnipeg...
Forum: Canniversary
Dec 13th 2018, 6:56 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 2,149
Posted By jamesmc

10yrs 9months 2days!

Well as it says in the title this is when I arrived in Canada as aTWP till now a Citizen. . I have to say its been an up and down process with good times and some bad times but the forum has...
Dec 13th 2018, 6:10 pm
Replies: 473
Views: 110,122
Posted By jamesmc

Re: Citizenship Application Timeline

hi folks long time no post but here is my storyline..arrived 26 February 2008 on TWP , nominated by MBPNP January 09 .PR march 10 (had a bad work accident during this time so waited 4 months so...
Jul 29th 2018, 7:44 pm
Replies: 473
Views: 110,122
Posted By jamesmc

Re: Citizenship Application Timeline

Winnipeg office seems to be the slowest at citizenship by a long way , like to give out fingerprint requests like candy or so it seems not everyone I know going through the process can have someone...
Forum: Trucking
Jul 29th 2018, 7:30 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,195
Posted By jamesmc

Re: class2 driver with MPNP

now with Pr makes a difference ...so with class2(uk) or Mb 3 or just get class1 lots of jobs available. if you get here in reasonable time frame the big pipeline is coming through southern MBand...
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