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Sep 12th 2020, 12:35 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By SarahBC

Re: PR Card Delivered or Collected

Hi,

We had to pick up our replacement PR cards in person at Vancouver CIC about 5 years ago (now citizens). It was at fairly short notice after waiting many months. I think it was done to ensure...
Forum: Canada
Oct 30th 2017, 7:11 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By SarahBC

Re: Shipping my beloved car from UK to BC - is it worth it?

Hi,


If your car was a left-hand drive car and you loved it, I would recommend bringing it as the second hard car market in BC has very high prices compared to the UK.


I had 3 left-hand...
Sep 7th 2017, 7:28 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 790
Posted By SarahBC

Smile Re: Hi! New to this forum..advice reqd pls

I don't think the would be allowed to board a Canada-bound flight with expired PR cards.

As they don't qualify for ETA (unless they renounce their old PR status), they'd have to use the land...
Aug 22nd 2017, 7:20 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,475
Posted By SarahBC

Re: PR Renewal

Hi,

I wanted to mention that when we renewed our PR cards in 2014, CIC had us arrange an appointment and go in person to the Vancouver office to collect them. We had 2 weeks notice for this trip....
Jul 7th 2017, 7:24 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By SarahBC

Smile Tips from Landlords Rentin In-Home Suite

Hi guys,


We are looking at a new home that features a legal 2 bed suite on the ground floor - our living level would be upstairs.


The suite has it's own entrance, electricity panel,...
Feb 27th 2017, 7:20 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 2,085
Posted By SarahBC

Smile Amazon Lost Orders

Hi,


I don't use Amazon a great deal, but I ordered 2 pairs of boots in January from two different Amazon sellers, and neither were delivered.


Has this been a common experience for people...
Sep 8th 2016, 3:45 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,031
Posted By SarahBC

Re: (Another) ETA question

Hi Karen,

You and your husband have Canadian passports (or travel documents)?

I mention this as the airline won't let Canadian citizens board without one or the other.

Sarah

(Apologies if...
Forum: Canada
Aug 12th 2016, 7:28 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 2,916
Posted By SarahBC

Re: Which is the best flight to take to arrive in Canada?

In the past 2 months, I've flown twice to England from Vancouver. Both flights were direct and about 10 hours.


The WestJet flight had no seatback entertainment screen. They offer a app that...
Forum: Canada
Jun 26th 2016, 3:09 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,140
Posted By SarahBC

Re: Plus size women's clothes shops vancouver

Reitmans is a chain with a plus size range. Their sizing went through an overhaul a couple of years ago and disenfranchised a lot of loyal customers.

Addition Elle is specifically plus size and...
Jun 23rd 2016, 7:15 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 3,320
Posted By SarahBC

Re: EU Referendum Pulse Check

Hi,


I did a postal vote (then couriered it back to England).


Did anyone trust the 'postage paid' statement on the return envelope for the ballot paper?


Sarah
Jun 17th 2016, 1:55 pm
Replies: 726
Views: 42,180
Posted By SarahBC

Thumbs up Re: EU Referendum

Absolutely, very well put.
Forum: Canada
Jun 12th 2016, 12:47 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 5,129
Posted By SarahBC

Re: That ETA thing

I flew last Friday from Gatwick > Vancouver with Westjet. I had both UK and Canadian passports with me.

As I boarded the plane, the cabin crew asked for i.d. Didn't think about it and showed my UK...
Jun 11th 2016, 6:12 am
Replies: 726
Views: 42,180
Posted By SarahBC

Re: EU Referendum

We arrived back from a 2 week holiday today to be greeted by our postal ballot letters for the EU referendum.

We shall send them back tomorrow - so glad to see they've arrived promptly.
May 8th 2016, 9:14 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,380
Posted By SarahBC

Re: Expensive Kids Sports

We live on Vancouver Island so kids sport travel costs are ridiculous.

How did this sort of expense become the norm?

What if parents have jobs that require weekend work - is there a public...
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 27th 2016, 4:45 pm
Replies: 126
Views: 9,975
Posted By SarahBC

Smile Re: EU Referendum

Hi Wol,

Our ballot papers arrived one week to the day before the UK General Election in 2015. They just made it back to Kettering in time.

Mail to the UK from Australia would take longer I...
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 27th 2016, 1:40 am
Replies: 126
Views: 9,975
Posted By SarahBC

Smile Re: EU Referendum

Hi guys,

I've snuck in from the Canada forum to see what's being discussed regarding the EU referendum.

I mailed my voter registration form to Kettering this week. I last lived there in 2005....
Feb 21st 2016, 3:00 pm
Replies: 726
Views: 42,180
Posted By SarahBC

Smile Re: EU Referendum

LOL! I can while away the hours watching a TV marathon of 'Border Security'.

Sincerely,

N. Farage
Feb 20th 2016, 3:21 pm
Replies: 726
Views: 42,180
Posted By SarahBC

Re: EU Referendum

Thursday June 23rd!

I broke into a celebratory rendition of 'Jerusalem'!

I have my voter registration documents to mail back to Kettering, Northants. We were registered there in 2005 so we're...
Feb 19th 2016, 3:52 am
Replies: 726
Views: 42,180
Posted By SarahBC

Smile Re: EU Referendum

I got Nigel Farage too!

I received my voter registration documents from Northamptonshire today.

Just so I'm ready for the referendum. Happy days.

Sarah
Forum: Canada
Feb 18th 2016, 3:02 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,011
Posted By SarahBC

Re: Anyone renewed a PR card lately?

We received our 2nd PR cards in February 2014. Then, it took 6 months. We were requested to present ourselves at Vancouver CIC to confirm our identity. An expensive trip as we live on Vancouver...
Jan 20th 2016, 5:01 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,194
Posted By SarahBC

Smile Re: Easier for couples with kids to meet folks then childless?

If you don't mind me asking, how old are you?

I'm treated as some sort of un-Canadian threat as I don't wish to pop out province filling babies.
Jan 20th 2016, 4:26 am
Replies: 726
Views: 42,180
Posted By SarahBC

Re: EU Referendum

I could go on and on but some of my key criticisms of the EU:

- It has created greatest benefit for the founding members.

- It has allowed idiotic policies such as the CAP to endure.

- It...
Jan 19th 2016, 7:20 pm
Replies: 726
Views: 42,180
Posted By SarahBC

Re: EU Referendum

I'm voting in the EU referendum for sure. I registered to vote in the 2014 General Election.
The EU has long annoyed me and I'm relishing the possibility that Britain could be given a chance to...
Jan 14th 2016, 7:15 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,083
Posted By SarahBC

Re: No PR Card - What Happens When eTa Begins

Thanks FL & Snowy,It sounds like the old days of just having to convince a CBSA officer face-to-face that you are a genuine PR are long gone.From Snowy's info it is very much in the hands of the...
Jan 13th 2016, 7:19 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,083
Posted By SarahBC

Arrow No PR Card - What Happens When eTa Begins

Hi guys,
My colleague is a permanent resident and holds her record of landing from 30+ years ago. She landed with her parents and has remained in Canada ever since. She has no PR card.
With the...
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