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Oct 2nd 2012, 3:56 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,208
Posted By zmartin

Re: Got Citizenship test date!

We had to go back for that.

Citizenship Oath ceremony was done in February.

Hope that helps.

Zoe M.
Jul 5th 2012, 5:37 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,226
Posted By zmartin

Re: UK Drivers Licence

I don't really need it but I just wondered if it was worth doing.

Seems like I have just saved myself £20! :thumbsup:
Jul 5th 2012, 2:35 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,226
Posted By zmartin

Jul 4th 2012, 6:12 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,226
Posted By zmartin

UK Drivers Licence

So quick question...

My UK drivers licence is about to expire and I have had (or rather my in-laws have had) the paperwork to renew but is it really worth doing that?

Surely I can drive in the...
Mar 27th 2012, 6:01 am
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By zmartin

Question New Citizenship Certificate and travel outside of Canada

Hi all

We took the Oath of Citizenship in February and my husband now has to travel to Seattle for work, having not had time to obtain a Canadian passport.

We have the new Citizenship...
Forum: Canniversary
Feb 22nd 2012, 3:53 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,108
Posted By zmartin

Smile Officially Canadian!

Travelled to Vancouver today to take the oath this morning!

Now officially Canadian. :thumbsup: No more waiting! :rofl: (And defied many people in the UK who thought we'd be back before now!).
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Feb 22nd 2012, 3:49 am
Replies: 1,167
Views: 262,530
Posted By zmartin

Smile Re: CIC Citizenship timelines

We took the oath today in Vancouver and were handed a lovely Certificate of Citizenship. In two days time the husband will be applying for a passport in the hope that it arrives before he has to go...
Feb 5th 2012, 3:46 pm
Replies: 1,167
Views: 262,530
Posted By zmartin

Re: CIC Citizenship timelines

What date in Feb? We're going to be there on the 21st (10.45am) for our ceremony having sat the test on 6th Dec.

Zoé.
Jan 27th 2012, 5:10 pm
Replies: 1,167
Views: 262,530
Posted By zmartin

Re: CIC Citizenship timelines

We took our test on 6th December in Vancouver and just received a letter yesterday inviting us to take our Ceremony of Oath on 21st February.

Process will have been 14 months in total.

Zoé M. x
Jan 13th 2012, 11:24 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By zmartin

Re: Investments

That's some info of use - the only problem is that the company that I currently have the investments with in the UK (Skandia) do not operate in Canada nor can I seem to find what I would term as an...
Jan 13th 2012, 10:21 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By zmartin

Lightbulb Investments

Hi all

I wonder if you can help shed some light...

I have some investments still held in the UK, with Skandia, for which I do not receive an income. However, if I was to move them to Canada to...
Nov 21st 2011, 5:37 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,208
Posted By zmartin

Question Re: Got Citizenship test date!

I do have a question though...

Have any BC residents recently taken the Citizenship test (in Vancouver, Expo Blvd location) and, if so, did you take the oath on the same day or did you have to...
Nov 19th 2011, 7:01 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,208
Posted By zmartin

Smile Got Citizenship test date!

Hi all!

We submitted our Citizenship application last December and received an acknowledgement in February and today we were invited to take our test on 6th December! :thumbsup:

We had thought...
Forum: Canniversary
Nov 8th 2011, 6:51 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,651
Posted By zmartin

Re: 2191 days ...

Hey BH!

Well done! :thumbsup:

We went through your way a couple of weeks ago when we drove to Victoria and then up to Tofino - thought of you choosing Nanaimo because of Nanny Mo! We...
Feb 25th 2011, 8:18 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 5,734
Posted By zmartin

Re: Lesser-known attractions in Canada

Nobody has mentioned Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump (http://www.head-smashed-in.com/)! It's about 2 hours from Calgary near the BC border.

We visited just because of the name and then found out it...
Feb 20th 2011, 4:39 am
Replies: 1,167
Views: 262,530
Posted By zmartin

Re: CIC Citizenship timelines

We sent our forms off 10th December 2010 and received a letter back yesterday with the Discover Canada booklet. No timelines mentioned and nothing stating application now being sent to provincial...
Forum: Canniversary
Feb 18th 2011, 11:45 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,233
Posted By zmartin

Re: 1095+ days done!

So we just got our acknowledgement letter back today. No time lines but at least it's been received!

Now just for the waiting ... again!

Zoé M.
Feb 18th 2011, 11:39 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By zmartin

Re: Filling out more bloomin forms - citizenship

We sent our citizenship application forms off at the beginning of December and got an acknowledgement letter back today with the Discover Canada study guide. No time line although I'm guessing at...
Feb 14th 2011, 4:34 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,223
Posted By zmartin

Potential longer wait for parent/grandparent sponsorship

... for family reunification apparently.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2011/02/12/canada-immigration-rates.html
Feb 3rd 2011, 6:14 am
Replies: 67
Views: 4,030
Posted By zmartin

Re: Sled dogs culled :(

Me too!

And given that I live in Pemberton and work in Whistler it's surprising that I didn't hear of anything to do with the rehoming of 100 sled dogs last April.

Whistler Animals Galore last...
Forum: Canada
Jan 28th 2011, 6:21 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,083
Posted By zmartin

Re: Red Deer holiday

From everyone we know it's called Dead Rear! Have no idea why??? :rofl::p:rofl:
Forum: Canada
Jan 26th 2011, 5:24 am
Replies: 46
Views: 4,302
Posted By zmartin

Re: Who sold their house??

We sold before moving over in 2007!

Luckily we managed to sell just before house prices dropped, and having bought at just the right time we had a tidy sum to put into property over here.

The...
Forum: Canniversary
Jan 3rd 2011, 3:11 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,233
Posted By zmartin

Re: 1095+ days done!

Thanks for the feedback on our site.

And, yes, Nixon had great fun running round in the snow today!

Good luck on the job hunt.

Zoé M. x
Forum: Canniversary
Jan 2nd 2011, 8:17 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,233
Posted By zmartin

Re: 1095+ days done!

I assume they would be able to check travel movements by your passport.

We have only been out of Canada once when we travelled to Seattle for 2 nights but obviously we had to cross the border...
Jan 2nd 2011, 3:32 am
Replies: 57
Views: 5,496
Posted By zmartin

Re: Had the call

Feeling for you.

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