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Apr 18th 2016, 2:39 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,499
Posted By caleo

Re: Daily step count...

I have a Fitbit - it has made me realise just how inactive I am especially during the day. As a nurse in the UK I must have taken a huge amount of steps in a day. My job here is mainly desk work - I...
Forum: Canada
Apr 1st 2016, 1:32 am
Replies: 206
Views: 26,252
Posted By caleo

Re: Any VPNs still work for BBC/ITV?

We still use unblockus. Not had any problems.

Edited to add that tonight we could not log in to Netflix - so seems there are problems there, but both ITV and BBC are playing without any problems
Forum: Canada
Dec 16th 2015, 12:16 am
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By caleo

Re: Issues texting a Canadian cell phone

Many years ago when Mr C was in Canada and I was in uk - I had O2 and could not text him although I could receive texts. I was being charged for each international text I sent too! I left them and...
Forum: Canada
Nov 21st 2015, 1:48 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,865
Posted By caleo

Re: How long did it take to move to Canada after obtaining PR?

We made our plans and timelines before we applied for spousal PR. We landed in the October and returned to UK to sell up with the intention of moving over in time for the children to start the new...
Forum: Canada
Nov 18th 2015, 12:23 am
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By caleo

Re: Want to study in Canada... Anyone got first hand knowledge?

If you are free Saturday https://www.fanshawec.ca/about-fanshawe/contact-us/open-house

They should have people there to advise. Quite often they will look at mature students and be more lenient...
Forum: Canada
Oct 3rd 2015, 3:22 am
Replies: 272
Views: 30,980
Posted By caleo

Re: Calling all nurses!!!!!!

:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
Forum: Canada
Oct 2nd 2015, 12:46 am
Replies: 8
Views: 920
Posted By caleo

Re: Haggle over job offer

I didn't negotiate and really wish I had. I was so excited about being offered a job that I really wanted that I took whatever they offered - fortunately the pay was excellent and I have been given...
Forum: Canada
Sep 3rd 2015, 3:20 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 4,594
Posted By caleo

Re: Choosing an area to live? How did you do it?

We took on a short term furnished rental apartment on a month to month basis so that we could have a look at rental properties when we were here and make sure we selected a decent area to rent...
Forum: Canada
Sep 2nd 2015, 2:05 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,539
Posted By caleo

Re: take 3...Ontario and nursing

Here is a pretty accurate calculator for what your take home would be.

Tax Take Home Pay Calculator for 2015.xls (http://www.ees-financial.com/calculators/TakeHomePayCalculator.htm)

Problem...
Forum: Canada
Sep 1st 2015, 12:10 am
Replies: 52
Views: 4,594
Posted By caleo

Re: Choosing an area to live? How did you do it?

We had to look for high school as well and elementary - so we looked into schools, decided on 3 high schools and about 6 primary - all covering the catchment areas. Where we are they are VERY strict...
Aug 26th 2015, 9:50 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 881
Posted By caleo

Re: Any BE members on the AM data dump

I hope so - otherwise the divorce lawyers could be heading for a windfall

😅😅
Aug 26th 2015, 6:20 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 881
Posted By caleo

Re: Any BE members on the AM data dump

Where I am there are apparently nearly 40,000 people on it - almost 10% of the population here -, the population count includes minors - so more than 1 in 10 adults!!!! That is scary - but I...
Forum: Canada
Aug 19th 2015, 2:18 am
Replies: 272
Views: 30,980
Posted By caleo

Re: Calling all nurses!!!!!!

Today I decided to look online to see if I could find any updates from applicants who have gone through NNAS. Seems like the process is not as smooth as they would like you to believe. Some RNs from...
Forum: Canada
Aug 18th 2015, 3:40 am
Replies: 272
Views: 30,980
Posted By caleo

Re: Calling all nurses!!!!!!

I would think that you sitting on your lazy butt at home with nothing to do all day would be more of a barrier than a Welsh accent 😱😂
Forum: Canada
Aug 18th 2015, 2:39 am
Replies: 272
Views: 30,980
Posted By caleo

Re: Calling all nurses!!!!!!

Biting my tongue...........:rofl:
Forum: Canada
Aug 18th 2015, 2:12 am
Replies: 272
Views: 30,980
Posted By caleo

Forum: Canada
Aug 16th 2015, 11:12 pm
Replies: 272
Views: 30,980
Posted By caleo

Re: Calling all nurses!!!!!!

I am RPN - didn't need further training - BUT I am old school training prior to project 2000 - so did paeds, maternity, psychiatry and midwifery and have a top up BSc
Forum: Canada
Aug 16th 2015, 10:19 pm
Replies: 272
Views: 30,980
Posted By caleo

Re: Calling all nurses!!!!!!

Still waiting to hear the outcome of the practice hours - it all seems a bit of a grey area and once again something that has not been planned properly by CNO. Nurses in Ontario are still trying to...
Forum: Canada
Aug 16th 2015, 9:37 pm
Replies: 272
Views: 30,980
Posted By caleo

Re: Calling all nurses!!!!!!

If you read CNo site, yes you can get temp licence while waiting to sit NCLEX - whether you can find a job with a temp licence would be more of the issue, and that you would not know until you...
Forum: Canada
Aug 12th 2015, 3:57 pm
Replies: 272
Views: 30,980
Posted By caleo

Re: Calling all nurses!!!!!!

I think BC are the only province who have RPN (Psychiatric nurses) - here is a thread with more info - there was a recent thread on here about Psych nursing in western provinces if you do a search on...
Forum: Canada
Aug 2nd 2015, 7:07 pm
Replies: 272
Views: 30,980
Posted By caleo

Re: Calling all nurses!!!!!!

Your first step
Is to apply to NNAS - they assess everything and then send everything to the board of nursing for the province you are looking at going to. It used to be expensive to apply to more...
Forum: Canada
Jul 29th 2015, 2:23 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,910
Posted By caleo

Re: CRA and the new childrens fitness benefit

They must be really having a purge! Mine was only for the CCTB (which we no longer receive anyway) and the UCCB ( which we only received in 2013). They had all our tax information showing we were...
Forum: Canada
Jul 28th 2015, 2:25 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,910
Posted By caleo

Re: CRA and the new childrens fitness benefit

I would probably mail it all too just t be sure - I never received acknowledgment of whether they ever received my originals but I am assuming the went off my faxed sheets
Forum: Canada
Jul 25th 2015, 10:07 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,910
Posted By caleo

Re: CRA and the new childrens fitness benefit

I had a similar letter from the CRA in April regarding my children and my residence. I had a month to comply - letter from their schools, our old landlord and details on our house purchase and...
Forum: Canada
Jul 9th 2015, 12:55 am
Replies: 51
Views: 8,945
Posted By caleo

Re: Moving to Canada, without a job lined up.. Success stories... Or not...

We came over without jobs. 3 children. It took Mr C 4 months to find a job (in IT) - it took me much longer, but that I think was down to me being a nurse and not being able to work as one. No one...
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