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Forum: Canada
Aug 23rd 2021, 10:21 am
Replies: 52
Views: 7,886
Posted By Winterdiva

Re: Anyone regret moving to Calgary?

exactly!

thanks for this :)
Forum: Canada
Aug 23rd 2021, 10:21 am
Replies: 52
Views: 7,886
Posted By Winterdiva

Re: Anyone regret moving to Calgary?

Please can you explain? Are they more reluctant to hire immigrants / racist / xenophobic ?
Forum: Canada
Aug 23rd 2021, 10:19 am
Replies: 52
Views: 7,886
Posted By Winterdiva

Re: Anyone regret moving to Calgary?

thanks a ton. Our personal circumstances have considerably changed in the last few years. We have new parameters to consider and have to carefully weigh, filter and prioritise our needs.

thanks...
Forum: Canada
Aug 23rd 2021, 10:17 am
Replies: 52
Views: 7,886
Posted By Winterdiva

Forum: Canada
Aug 23rd 2021, 10:16 am
Replies: 52
Views: 7,886
Posted By Winterdiva

Re: Anyone regret moving to Calgary?

“If you are thinking, then canada is not for you.
if you are not uprooting your family and just moving, then canada is not for you.
If you’ve been considering multiple cities, then canada is not...
Forum: Canada
Aug 22nd 2021, 8:11 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 7,886
Posted By Winterdiva

Re: Anyone regret moving to Calgary?

We didn’t move. I really want to think this through properly again - to be sure we are not throwing away a really nice life just because I fear unknowns or uncertainty.
Forum: Canada
Aug 22nd 2021, 6:59 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 7,886
Posted By Winterdiva

Anyone regret moving to Calgary?

We are considering moving to Calgary from UK (Surrey). Has anyone moved from London suburbs and regret it?

I’m worrying about winters :( Please can you tell me how you cope with driving etc in...
Forum: Canada
Jul 12th 2021, 6:02 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,587
Posted By Winterdiva

Re: International Removals from UK

hey, please could you share the details of this company?
Forum: Canada
Jul 8th 2021, 8:15 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,587
Posted By Winterdiva

Re: International Removals from UK

Hey! We are moving from London too :)
Try https://www.sevenseasworldwide.com/
I heard good reviews about them. So far my experience has been good.
Forum: Canada
Jan 26th 2021, 9:41 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,414
Posted By Winterdiva

Re: Working for a UK employer from Canada - How do you do it (tax)?

Thanks Siouxie. Is there any other way ? I doubt my employer will be ok with the self-employed route :(
Forum: Canada
Jan 25th 2021, 9:10 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,414
Posted By Winterdiva

Working for a UK employer from Canada - How do you do it (tax)?

Hello 👋 ,
Hope you all are well and safe. I’m preparing to put forward a proposal to my uk employer to let me keep my job when I move to a canada. Fingers crossed 🤞!
Anyone here...
Forum: Canada
Oct 28th 2020, 11:14 am
Replies: 1
Views: 561
Posted By Winterdiva

Renting and then buying - What happens to schools?

If we rent for a year and our kids go to school in this neighborhood, what happens if we buy a house outside the boundary of this school (but still within 10-15 min driving distance?) Do I have to...
Forum: Canada
Oct 28th 2020, 10:44 am
Replies: 5
Views: 910
Posted By Winterdiva

Mortgage - while still in the UK?

Hello all,
We landed last year, got our PR cards and came back to the UK. We'll move next spring. My partner will continue with the same job and I have to look for work when we move. If we...
Forum: Canada
Oct 5th 2020, 11:19 am
Replies: 1
Views: 895
Posted By Winterdiva

Mortgage broker - Nova Scotia

Hi,
I'm looking for a good mortgage broker to help me get a non-resident mortgage for an investment property. Please can I ask for recommendations? (based on personal experience only!).
Thanks...
Forum: Canada
Mar 9th 2020, 2:04 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 5,502
Posted By Winterdiva

Re: Coronavirus - Our imminent move

Thank a ton everyone! We are still waiting to hear from them! Fingers crossed and hopeful !
Forum: Canada
Mar 6th 2020, 8:58 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 5,502
Posted By Winterdiva

Re: Coronavirus - Our imminent move

Hahaha 😂 sure! I can get some for you too !
Forum: Canada
Mar 6th 2020, 3:06 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 5,502
Posted By Winterdiva

Re: Coronavirus - Our imminent move

No ! Not at all! This has nothing to do with my older threads
Forum: Canada
Mar 6th 2020, 12:59 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 5,502
Posted By Winterdiva

Coronavirus - Our imminent move

Hello everyone,

Coronavirus numbers have been steadily going up here in the UK. People have started stockpiling and govt has given up on containment. Things are really bad in Italy and...
Forum: Canada
Feb 19th 2020, 1:53 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 12,812
Posted By Winterdiva

Re: I hate it even before we moved there.

Do you have any contacts in Waterloo area dbd33?
Forum: Canada
Feb 18th 2020, 8:01 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 12,812
Posted By Winterdiva

Re: I hate it even before we moved there.

Moving sideways or even a level down is fine too. We have a good amount of settlement funds - enough to comfortably last a year or two. I'm just worried about something I cant put my finger on....
Forum: Canada
Feb 18th 2020, 7:43 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,645
Posted By Winterdiva

Re: How long did it take to find a job? (Esp IT)

Thanks dbd33. We have Business analysis/ System analysis/ Data analysis skills. Do you work with specific companies?
If I'm not getting any responses for my applications now (even with a great...
Forum: Canada
Feb 18th 2020, 6:22 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,645
Posted By Winterdiva

How long did it take to find a job? (Esp IT)

Those who moved with a job, lucky you!

Others like us, who moved without a job, how long did it take to find one? I’m particularly keen on hearing from people in IT ! Thank you
Forum: Canada
Feb 18th 2020, 12:49 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 12,812
Posted By Winterdiva

Re: I hate it even before we moved there.

Honestly, no clue what I’ll regret more.
The job hunt thing is stressing me out big time. I’m reading awful stories everywhere. We aren’t expecting anywhere near our UK salaries, but I don’t think...
Forum: Canada
Feb 15th 2020, 7:18 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 12,812
Posted By Winterdiva

Re: I hate it even before we moved there.

We are moving out of the UK and Canada seems to be our best option. I can’t write here about our reasons for choosing Canada as they are very specific and hence potentially identifying. However, we...
Forum: Canada
Feb 14th 2020, 10:13 am
Replies: 58
Views: 6,449
Posted By Winterdiva

Re: Moving to Canada but unsure on how to bring money

Are you in the UK now? If you have your visas sorted, its fairly easy to open a bank account with HSBC. Contact their international banking team at 03456 076 706.

I read this on reddit :
Open...
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