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Forum: Canada
Sep 28th 2015, 5:33 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 6,476
Posted By colchar

Re: Canadian Houses Thread

Mistaken post - ignore.
Forum: Canada
Sep 27th 2015, 4:22 am
Replies: 10
Views: 851
Posted By colchar

Re: Georgetown, ON

Nope, definitely not me.
Forum: Canada
Sep 26th 2015, 5:42 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 851
Posted By colchar

Re: Georgetown, ON

I don't live in Georgetown but I live next door in Brampton and am in Georgetown quite regularly. I also have friends who live and work there.

If you have questions, fire away and I will try to...
Sep 25th 2015, 1:26 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By colchar

Re: Does family doctor get results of medical?

If the amount of radiation is the same how are chest x-rays more risky?
Sep 25th 2015, 1:25 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By colchar

Re: Does family doctor get results of medical?

Go to the place that did the x-ray and ask them for a copy.
Sep 23rd 2015, 6:00 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By colchar

Re: Education Assessment Complete

Canada does have qualifications for trades, but they are taken after high school graduation. Allowing senior high school students to get a start on their apprenticeships prior to graduation would be...
Sep 22nd 2015, 5:34 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By colchar

Re: Education Assessment Complete

NVQs aren't recognized here.

From what I understand, the UK government considers them as roughly equivalent to GCSEs and those are just high school level credits/qualifications so here they would...
Sep 21st 2015, 3:25 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By colchar

Re: Moving to Canada

Keep in mind that the French spoken in Quebec differs from that spoken in France.
Sep 20th 2015, 5:22 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By colchar

Re: Old Stock Canadians

He didn't create the term - Justin used it a couple of years ago and Stephane Dion used it before him.
Sep 19th 2015, 4:37 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By colchar

Re: The Leap Manifesto

When a bunch of people who have carbon footprints that far, far exceed those of the average person start lecturing about what other people should be doing for the environment I immediately tune them...
Sep 18th 2015, 4:10 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,928
Posted By colchar

Re: Renting for life?

Move further out to an area in which you can afford to buy. Lots of people do that.
Sep 17th 2015, 1:51 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 2,168
Posted By colchar

Re: Why a Christian Prime Minister?

While they might be Christian, it is hardly the requirement and certainly not the requirement that it seems to be in the U.S. (can you imagine them ever electing a Jew, Atheist, etc.??). In fact, I...
Forum: Canada
Sep 13th 2015, 7:42 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 6,689
Posted By colchar

Re: Please Help - Annual / Sick Leave in Canada

There are disability programs for STDs???

;)
Forum: Canada
Sep 13th 2015, 7:38 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 6,689
Posted By colchar

Re: Please Help - Annual / Sick Leave in Canada

If you think that is low you should check the US!

But in general, holiday time will vary by employer.





Sick days will vary by employer. Parental leave is another issue entirely.
Forum: Canada
Sep 13th 2015, 7:29 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 5,696
Posted By colchar

Re: To consider Canada or not

Really? My parents owned a cottage while I was growing up and we weren't rich (Mum was a housewife and Dad a plumber/pipe fitter).
Forum: Canada
Sep 13th 2015, 7:24 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 5,696
Posted By colchar

Re: To consider Canada or not

For the majority of positions teaching at a college a degree will be required. Without a degree there is no way that one can teach at a university.
Forum: Canada
Sep 13th 2015, 7:22 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 5,696
Posted By colchar

Re: To consider Canada or not

You won't get that in an urban area in Canada.
Replies: 2
Views: 567
Posted By colchar

Re: British parents + USA born child = which form for citizenship?

If you are both British you do not need to apply for him to get citizenship as he automatically has it. You should just need to apply for his passport and provide all of the required documentation.
Sep 10th 2015, 4:46 pm
Replies: 80
Views: 3,542
Posted By colchar

Re: Linked-In "lady"

So complimenting someone is wrong now? Sweet Jebus...............
Sep 10th 2015, 4:43 pm
Replies: 80
Views: 3,542
Posted By colchar

Re: Linked-In "lady"

Her reply does not explain why it was wrong, it only explains her opinion/perception of why it was wrong.
Sep 10th 2015, 4:41 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By colchar

Re: Takes the biscuit or advertising cheap PR stunt?

Since the original message was on Facebook it is very simple to figure out if the person who posted it is real. But beyond that, his message was clearly in jest.
Forum: Canada
Sep 9th 2015, 4:21 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By colchar

Re: Funding University - Tax Breaks

If the student doesn't need all of their education deduction they can assign it to a parent. I did this myself when in university.
Sep 9th 2015, 4:18 pm
Replies: 80
Views: 3,542
Posted By colchar

Re: Linked-In "lady"

His comment was inappropriate but her response was way over the top.

On another note, in that photo she reminds me of an actress but I cannot for the life of my name that actress :confused:
Sep 8th 2015, 5:10 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By colchar

Re: Touchdown Jack Rabbit

I had a good laugh when I saw that on the news yesterday, especially when it went racing down the field while the ball was in play.
Sep 6th 2015, 6:16 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,763
Posted By colchar

Re: new laptop from Canada, worth taking back

Buy a carry case for the laptop and walk through with it on your shoulder so as to avoid paying tax on it. I have never once been questioned about a laptop when arriving in the UK.
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