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Forum: Canada
Aug 11th 2020, 2:15 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Posted By scottabraham13

Re: Web developer/teacher job opportunities

Yes! The CEO of my company was the one who made the slide..
Forum: Canada
Aug 11th 2020, 1:59 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By scottabraham13

Re: Transferring Large Amounts of Money from Canadian to GBP How

Have you looked into Transferwise? I've been using it for the past 3 years to pay off credit cards and overdrafts back in the UK.

They seem to have a very generous transfer limit on CAD...
Forum: Canada
Aug 10th 2020, 2:03 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,157
Posted By scottabraham13

Re: Any truth to this blog post?

I've just sold a 9 year old car that's been through the Newfoundland winters. It was far from a rust bucket and passed it's inspection first time! There's certainly a healthy used car market here.
Forum: Canada
Aug 10th 2020, 1:42 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Posted By scottabraham13

Re: Web developer/teacher job opportunities

I've been living in St. John's, Newfoundland for 3 years.

My background is software/web development and I am a team lead at one of the startups in the city. The startup scene in St. John's is...
Forum: Canada
Aug 22nd 2017, 7:01 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,451
Posted By scottabraham13

Re: Job application Responses

I work as a C# .NET developer too. I'm assuming that you have tried contacting recruitment agents in your desired location?
Aug 13th 2017, 7:59 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 979
Posted By scottabraham13

Re: Spouse Visa

We used visa2canada because we were moving house, getting married and my wife was starting a new job, all around the same time! They just took one thing off our hands and it was a great decision for...
Aug 13th 2017, 4:05 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 979
Posted By scottabraham13

Re: Spouse Visa

I have just been through this. My wife is Canadian and I am British. Happy to answer any questions you may have. Please feel free to send me a personal message.

We decided to use an agent. Plenty...
Forum: Canada
Aug 6th 2017, 4:29 pm
Replies: 231
Views: 24,871
Posted By scottabraham13

Re: Six years and done

Have you not been to Newfoundland? :lol:
Forum: Canada
Jul 26th 2017, 12:39 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,634
Posted By scottabraham13

Bell or Rogers?

Moving into our new house this week in St. John's, NL and just wondering if anyone had an opinion on which is the better provider for cable/internet/phone.

Also, did you manage to get a good deal...
Forum: Canada
Jun 28th 2017, 6:02 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,409
Posted By scottabraham13

Re: Landing and Goods to Follow' queries

If they are "landing" i.e. they are starting their permanent residency by declaring they are a permanent resident to the CBSA officer and going through the process, then I thought this was your ONLY...
Forum: Canada
Jun 28th 2017, 1:46 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,409
Posted By scottabraham13

Re: Landing and Goods to Follow' queries

Just re-iterating what everyone else has said. Don't worry about filling in any official forms, they will do it for you. Have a couple of copies of your list of good accompanying an goods to follow...
Forum: Canada
Jun 28th 2017, 1:20 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,339
Posted By scottabraham13

Re: Expat Banking

I moved to Canada 2 months ago and my Natwest branch had absolutely no issue whatsoever in me having a Canadian address. I walked into the branch, gave them my new address and they wished me well on...
Forum: Canada
May 12th 2017, 2:17 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,414
Posted By scottabraham13

Re: First 2 Weeks in Canada (Newfoundland)

Interesting. She was quite adament that I wasn't getting my one back! :lol:
Forum: Canada
May 12th 2017, 2:02 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,414
Posted By scottabraham13

Re: First 2 Weeks in Canada (Newfoundland)

Yep, was screeched in a couple of years back!! :)
Forum: Canada
May 12th 2017, 12:42 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,414
Posted By scottabraham13

First 2 Weeks in Canada (Newfoundland)

Hi All, thought I would share the experiences of my first 2 weeks here in Newfoundland.

Firstly, landing at St. John's airport. When I got to the passport desk I just let them know that I was...
Forum: Canada
Apr 24th 2017, 8:06 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,469
Posted By scottabraham13

Re: Recruitment agency's odd behaviour

I wouldn't worry about it. I work in IT and I can tell you that the recruitment agents will try any trick to get you into a job because it means $ for them. Sounds like emotional blackmail to me....
Forum: Canada
Apr 20th 2017, 9:10 am
Replies: 32
Views: 3,348
Posted By scottabraham13

Re: Wanting to move from YYC

I'm moving to YYT :wink_smile: next week to start my new life with my Canadian wife. I have visited St. John's 3 times before. It is a truly beautiful island and I love it there. The people are...
Forum: Canada
Apr 7th 2017, 6:34 am
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By scottabraham13

Interim medical insurance

Where did you guys get your interim medical insurance from for the period betweem landing as a PR and getting a Canadian medical card? Thanks
Forum: Canada
Mar 28th 2017, 6:45 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,457
Posted By scottabraham13

Re: First Canadian tax return - any tips?

Hi there. Sorry for jumping in but I'm in a similar situation in that I'm coming to Canada as a sponsored family member (wife is Canadian citizen) but my uk company want to keep me on.

I'm an IT...
Forum: Canada
Mar 6th 2017, 7:29 am
Replies: 14
Views: 4,393
Posted By scottabraham13

Re: Moving to Newfoundland & Labrador

Beer sounds good! I think I have a gift card for a shop somewhere in St. John's that sells all of the equipment you need to brew. Once I get settled and get a shed then I'm going to be right on it...
Forum: Canada
Feb 23rd 2017, 3:29 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 4,393
Posted By scottabraham13

Re: Moving to Newfoundland & Labrador

Yeah a friend of mine got laid off yesterday. Not good.

I'm really looking forward to being able to actually afford to buy a house!! (with land!!) :thumbsup:
Forum: Canada
Feb 23rd 2017, 12:34 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 4,393
Posted By scottabraham13

Re: Moving to Newfoundland & Labrador

Not got anything concrete yet. I'm a software developer. Just exploring a few different options at the minute.

What do you do?
Forum: Canada
Feb 23rd 2017, 12:00 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 4,393
Posted By scottabraham13

Re: Moving to Newfoundland & Labrador

Oh, I know all about the price of beer :thumbdown: I've been to the island on 4 previous occasions over the past few years. And I certainly know about being a Newfoundlander first and a Canadian...
Forum: Canada
Feb 23rd 2017, 7:37 am
Replies: 14
Views: 4,393
Posted By scottabraham13

Moving to Newfoundland & Labrador

Hi There!

Just wanted to introduce myself and say what a great forum this is. I am currently going through the family class immigration process (my wife is Canadian) and I hope to be able to land...
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