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Forum: Canada
Sep 30th 2011, 3:09 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,194
Posted By JET747

Re: Grade 12 Diploma

Kind of sorted it out now.

All they wanted to see is that you completed your 'high school'.

So I emailed the WJEC (welsh joint education comittee) and they can either send the person/company a...
Forum: Canada
Sep 2nd 2011, 8:00 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 9,434
Posted By JET747

Re: Leaving house empty ?,council tax

looking at some of the Gypsy Caravans I think they wouldn't bother - - where do they get that money :lol:

JET:p
Forum: Canada
Sep 2nd 2011, 7:20 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,194
Posted By JET747

Grade 12 Diploma

I have a recruiter for an oilsands company who is asking me to try to get a Grade 12 diploma or certificate from my high school.

She knows that I am from the UK and I have explained that at the...
Forum: Canada
Sep 2nd 2011, 7:12 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 9,434
Posted By JET747

Re: Leaving house empty ?,council tax

Same here, free 6 months then 50% onwards.

JET:)
Forum: Canada
Sep 1st 2011, 4:01 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,530
Posted By JET747

Re: Tax after selling house before you land

14 months on and our house in the UK is still up for sale.

When we went through the immigration process we showed valuations and stated the amount that we would be bringing over here to Canada.
...
Forum: Canada
Jul 30th 2011, 6:22 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,131
Posted By JET747

Re: Rugby Clubs

Not too sure about League, but Union is about. However, due to the winters here the season is short. Expect to play from end of April/ start May (depending on when snow melts) until end of August -...
Forum: Canada
Jul 30th 2011, 6:16 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 8,277
Posted By JET747

Re: Fort McMurray

Become an Operator ! :thumbup:

Although my sources tell me that over the next 5 years a lot of operations people will look to retire.

JET
Forum: Canada
Jul 28th 2011, 3:42 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 8,277
Posted By JET747

Re: Fort McMurray

Maybe.....however as Canada is stable and friendly compared to some of the trouble spots of the world where oil is found - - such as Africa and middle east, it is a safer supply. No Deep Water risks...
Forum: Canada
Jul 28th 2011, 3:29 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 8,277
Posted By JET747

Re: Fort McMurray

I am aiming at a Camp job which is in Operations a week in and week out. At moment I am on a BP plant in Fort Saskatchewan but vacation time goes to seniority - so all kids holiday time used up. At...
May 19th 2011, 9:29 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 3,738
Posted By JET747

Re: Canucks for the cup?

Vancouver were awesome last night, and now that the Sedin twins have finally found some form I think it looks ominous for the other teams left.:ohmy:

Go Canucks Go

JET:)
Forum: Canniversary
May 17th 2011, 11:12 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,332
Posted By JET747

Re: 1 year today

Hi

We are also in Sherwood Park and from South Wales....more Welsh here than I originally thought. Been here almost 9 months now Kids are 9 and 13 and loving every minute!

Jill (JET 747...wife)
Forum: Canada
May 13th 2011, 10:11 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,382
Posted By JET747

Re: Junior Soccer in Canada

Real men play Rubgy !!;)

JET:)
Forum: Canada
May 13th 2011, 8:00 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,382
Posted By JET747

Re: Junior Soccer in Canada

That is what he fancied - just as well he can't even stand up on skates :lol:

Guy in work plays, but his brother is in the top league for his age - 15 - and he tells me it costs him $10000 a year...
May 13th 2011, 5:04 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 3,738
Posted By JET747

Re: Canucks for the cup?

GO CANUCKS GO :D

GO CANUCKS GO :thumbup:

GO CANUCKS GO :fingerscrossed:
Forum: Canada
May 13th 2011, 5:01 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 7,359
Posted By JET747

Re: Selling the house in th UK

We are still on the market, it has been 12 months now. We dropped this week. Although we have had viewing in this period of time it seems that other people have houses to sell and first time buyers...
Forum: Canada
May 13th 2011, 3:09 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,382
Posted By JET747

Re: Junior Soccer in Canada

We have found that Sport here in Alberta is not cheap.

We signed the kids to play Rugby and this cost $200 each and another $140 for the kit. Add on top the mouthguard and cleats and it is a...
May 9th 2011, 4:16 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 3,738
Posted By JET747

Re: Canucks for the cup?

All exciting stuff, and yes Canucks making hard work of this. But who would have though that Detroit would be coming back at San jose.....all games are hard fought and makes this an exciting...
Forum: Canada
May 9th 2011, 4:49 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,997
Posted By JET747

Re: Is it worth uprooting the kids.?

I agree with most of the above.

We have been out here since last sept. The children, 13 and 8 (9 tomorrow) had a 'shy' first week. However as soon as they make new friends in school and get...
Forum: Canada
May 9th 2011, 4:36 am
Replies: 36
Views: 3,464
Posted By JET747

Re: LinkedIn

I joined Linkedin before coming over last sept. My network has slowly started growing. BP are selling off most of their Canadian Business so I thought as I am here to start looking at what else is...
May 5th 2011, 5:06 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 3,738
Posted By JET747

Re: Canucks for the cup?

Sedins haven't done a great deal, but they may suddenly click....you don't become bad players overnight. However it is the rest of the players that are stepping it up, Kesler, Raymond and Higgins had...
Forum: Canada
Feb 2nd 2011, 3:18 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,078
Posted By JET747

Re: Tax Query

Maybe then ?

I had relocation and this was paid after I got here which I paid tax on in Canada......I will get myself an accountant who can argue the finer points...:fingerscrossed:

Even if it...
Forum: Canada
Feb 2nd 2011, 12:02 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,078
Posted By JET747

Tax Query

Can you claim any tax rebate on removal costs ? If you have a job offer first and move across I was wondering if I could claim anything back for the removal and for the flights etc ?

Worth trying...
Forum: Canada
Dec 29th 2010, 3:40 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 3,971
Posted By JET747

Re: Looking for Start In Oil and Gas Industry

I worked also in the UK for 22 years in the Gas, Chemical and Petrochemical industry.

I now work for BP (although they are selling the NGL buisness off as well) in Alberta.

First thing to do is...
Forum: Canada
Dec 1st 2010, 6:13 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,782
Posted By JET747

Re: Was it difficult breaking the news to your family?

I agree with RICH.

At the end of the day life is short, and you have got to make the most of any opportunity that may come your way. We also thought it would be better for the children - which is...
Forum: Canada
Nov 24th 2010, 11:53 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,081
Posted By JET747

Re: Houses in edmonton

Houses here can be expensive - depending on where you move to. We are renting for 12 months (at least) and this gives us an idea on what areas we would like to settle and also build up a Canadian...
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