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Forum: Canada
May 17th 2019, 4:09 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 584
Posted By thesidds

Shipping a few items

After recently losing his parents, my husband inherited a few pieces of furniture, no great value just sentimental worth. Would anyone have any suggestions for the most economical way to have them...
Sep 26th 2012, 6:07 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,894
Posted By thesidds

RESP's . . . any reccomendations??

I want to start putting something aside for our 2 sons future education. I'm thinking of signing up with Knowledge First Financial RESP . . . does anyone have anything good or bad to say about them....
Jul 19th 2011, 9:09 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,459
Posted By thesidds

Bringing inherited guns into Canada???

My husband is back in the UK for his fathers funeral. He has been left 3 old rifles, nothing fancy or of any great value, but sentimental all the same!
Does anyone know the logistics of bringing...
Forum: Canada
Jun 23rd 2011, 8:42 am
Replies: 83
Views: 9,202
Posted By thesidds

Re: Bad experiences

Just one thing to think of when you're reading opinions on this forum, is that there are also thousands of expats that have made the move to canada and are happy getting on with there lives and do...
Forum: Canada
Apr 27th 2011, 3:15 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,596
Posted By thesidds

Re: Kelowna or Nova Scotia

don't forget that there is more to the Okanagan than just Kelowna . . . . . same lifestyle, not so pricey, not so dry!!!
Forum: Canada
Apr 21st 2011, 12:48 am
Replies: 61
Views: 4,239
Posted By thesidds

Re: Which Bank are you with and Why ?

HSBC when we first moved, then switched to PC cause it's free:thumbsup:
Forum: Canniversary
Apr 16th 2011, 5:43 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,111
Posted By thesidds

2 years and 2 weeks in BC

I can't believe I missed this . . . . I was so excited last year to write my one year celebratory thread. Now we're 2 years in and I barely find time to turn on the computer, let alone document a...
Forum: Canada
Apr 9th 2011, 11:54 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 6,401
Posted By thesidds

Re: Canadian TV play PAL signal

good luck with this one . . . I so wish we had brought our UK tv for the exact same reason!!!
I've resorted to transfering Vhs onto DVD and playing through a multi region player. . .. very...
Forum: Canada
Apr 8th 2011, 12:51 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,048
Posted By thesidds

Re: PNP Success Stories?

We applied for TWP and BC PNP at the same time. Came over on the TWP then after 6months became PR's through the PNP. All went so smoothly. As long as your employer in genuine it is a great program....
Apr 8th 2011, 12:47 am
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By thesidds

Re: Vancouver Island - Trip advice??

Thanks for the tips, it all looks so beautiful, I don't know where to start!!!!
Apr 7th 2011, 12:57 am
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By thesidds

Vancouver Island - Trip advice??

Hi Guys, We are heading west for a week long trip to the island this summer. Desperatley need to see the ocean!!!
Any ideas what should be on our "Must see/do" list????
We'll be camping with 2...
Mar 10th 2011, 11:45 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 5,899
Posted By thesidds

Re: Yet to find a modest Canadian!

Please note that my post was actually a question, followed by a personal observation!!!! NOT and insult or aspertion directed at ALL canadians:frown:

I haven't been active on BE for a while . . ....
Mar 10th 2011, 3:03 am
Replies: 67
Views: 5,899
Posted By thesidds

Yet to find a modest Canadian!

I don't mean this in a horrible way .. .. . but has anyone ever met a modest Canadian???
I've been here 2 years now and have an amazing array of Canadian friends . . . all of which ALWAYS seem to...
Forum: Canada
Feb 20th 2011, 8:49 am
Replies: 32
Views: 26,087
Posted By thesidds

Re: Did you find a job in Canada from the UK.

OH is a motor mechanic, once we had decided where we wanted to be in Canada, he cold called every auto shop in the area and managed to get 2 verbal job offers over the phone. Went with one, had a TWP...
Forum: Canada
Feb 19th 2011, 10:26 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,783
Posted By thesidds

Re: shipping a motorcycle

Yeah, my oh sold his harley dyna, ural and 650honda before we came here. He's bought a 650 Honda dual sport which is great for when he gets that "two wheel" urge and its a lot of fun off road!!!! But...
Forum: Canada
Feb 19th 2011, 7:09 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,824
Posted By thesidds

Re: What do you wish you had shipped

My Uk tv and video player - just for playing those funny old videos from way back!!!! Even if I would have to run them through a transformer!!!
Forum: Canada
Feb 19th 2011, 7:02 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,783
Posted By thesidds

Re: shipping a motorcycle

In Bc they will exchange your UK bike licence for a BC one - no test needed:thumbsup:
Forum: Canada
Feb 11th 2011, 3:22 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 17,954
Posted By thesidds

Re: Calgary AB v's Kelowna BC (Okanagan)

I work in marketing and my husband is a mechanic.
Forum: Canada
Feb 11th 2011, 1:58 am
Replies: 74
Views: 6,715
Posted By thesidds

Re: West London to BC - and need of insider info

We moved to Armstrong (just north of Vernon) almost 2 years ago:thumbsup:, funnilly enough with 2 boys aged 3 and 5!!!! We absolutely love the place. Vernon has all the facilities that you need day...
Forum: Canada
Feb 10th 2011, 3:27 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 17,954
Posted By thesidds

Re: Calgary AB v's Kelowna BC (Okanagan)

We're in Armstrong, just north of Vernon and we have 2 young boys.
Forum: Canada
Feb 9th 2011, 7:23 am
Replies: 44
Views: 17,954
Posted By thesidds

Re: Calgary AB v's Kelowna BC (Okanagan)

We were in a simular dilema about 3 years ago . . .and thankfully decided on the okanagan :wub:
On paper, for lots of practical reasons we should have moved to Calgary, but we followed our hearts...
Forum: Canada
Jan 28th 2011, 8:01 am
Replies: 40
Views: 2,558
Posted By thesidds

Re: Hi New Member. Also have Q about Car Mechanics

Hi. my OH is a motor mechanic, we came out to Alberta and BC in 2008 on a recce, once we reached the Okanagan, we knew it was where be wanted to live. Hubby went into every garage and dealership we...
Forum: Canada
Aug 3rd 2010, 10:49 am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,690
Posted By thesidds

Re: Okanagan

We moved to the Okanagan almost 18months ago and love it. We've just bought an acreage in Armstrong, north of Vernon. Its a fantastic community with everything we need. For us Kelowna and kamloops...
Forum: Canada
Jun 12th 2010, 7:41 am
Replies: 83
Views: 13,254
Posted By thesidds

Re: UK Driving license in BC

We did our BC drivers test last year, but OH is thinking of taking his bike licence soon. He had a UK motorcycle licence for 15years . . . .hopefully this means its just a transfer???????
Forum: Canada
Apr 18th 2010, 5:19 am
Replies: 2,672
Views: 274,781
Posted By thesidds

Re: Exchange rate

These personal slagging matches are pathetic!!! A lot of it seems to go on, on this site - which is why I stopped visiting regularly!
It just isn't helpful to anyone. If you disagree with someones...
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