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Sep 23rd 2009, 4:58 am
Replies: 11
Views: 832
Posted By PrairieSushi

That scenery ...

Canada's scenery is very, very, very pretty.

However ... you can't eat it.

Go ahead and give me a good reason why you should trust that damn scenery :sneaky:
Forum: Canada
Sep 23rd 2009, 12:59 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,041
Posted By PrairieSushi

Re: Finance for new residents - is it truly impossible?!

Every advert I see on TV seems to say "not available in Quebec" :sneaky:

When we first landed in Ontario, every store I talked to wanted my family over there to be guarantors. We couldn't even...
Forum: Canada
Sep 23rd 2009, 12:07 am
Replies: 9
Views: 910
Posted By PrairieSushi

Re: mortgages

That just proves there's a first for everything :o
Forum: Canada
Sep 22nd 2009, 11:58 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 910
Posted By PrairieSushi

Re: mortgages

It's the same in Calgary - guess it's the same in the rest of Canada :)
Forum: Canada
Sep 22nd 2009, 11:56 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 910
Posted By PrairieSushi

Re: mortgages

Well duh ....
Forum: Canada
Sep 22nd 2009, 11:51 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 2,683
Posted By PrairieSushi

Re: calgary - nova scotia

Prince Eddie outranks him :rofl:
Forum: Canada
Sep 22nd 2009, 10:55 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 2,683
Posted By PrairieSushi

Re: calgary - nova scotia

That would be the East Village ...
Forum: Canada
Sep 22nd 2009, 9:37 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 910
Posted By PrairieSushi

Re: mortgages

We rented by the month when we first landed.

Just bear in mind the cost of selling if buy in the "wrong place" - you're talking $20K to $30K for a typical home in Calgary.

Don't buy unless...
Forum: Canada
Sep 22nd 2009, 8:02 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 835
Posted By PrairieSushi

Re: Can a PR become incorporated?

I've personally been incorporated while I was a PR - in Alberta you just go to the registry and set up your corporation.
Forum: Canada
Sep 22nd 2009, 4:30 am
Replies: 43
Views: 2,683
Posted By PrairieSushi

Re: calgary - nova scotia

It's everything to do with anything.
Forum: Canada
Sep 22nd 2009, 12:22 am
Replies: 40
Views: 1,968
Posted By PrairieSushi

Re: Howdy

I used to do IT contracts in the City of London where I worked with lots and lots of Essex boys and girls, so I learned bad habits - first thing I had to do in Canada was clean up my potty mouth :o
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Forum: Canada
Sep 21st 2009, 11:57 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 1,968
Posted By PrairieSushi

Re: Howdy

Essex :ohmy:
Sep 21st 2009, 10:48 pm
Replies: 123
Views: 8,122
Posted By PrairieSushi

Re: "The Filth"

Certainly sums up soccer for me :p
Forum: Canada
Sep 21st 2009, 10:46 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 1,968
Posted By PrairieSushi

Re: Howdy

That's for sure ... no profanity allowed in our locker room at the local Y either :sneaky:
Sep 21st 2009, 10:34 pm
Replies: 123
Views: 8,122
Posted By PrairieSushi

Re: "The Filth"

The BBC has a shot of a UK soccer ground with a line of yellow separating the fans:

http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/images/46403000/jpg/_46403114_007937485-1.jpg

I've seen a few people led away...
Forum: Canada
Sep 21st 2009, 10:15 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,165
Posted By PrairieSushi

Re: Cost of Furnished 1 Bed Flat Calgary & Associated Costs

That's a double negative ... unless you were planning to say that most people are bigoted ;)

When I first landed I found it easier to get rented property in Calgary than in the GTA ... even...
Forum: Canada
Sep 21st 2009, 9:42 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 1,968
Posted By PrairieSushi

Re: Howdy

I have a lot of days like that too ... offending half the people I meet seems to be a skill I've developed since moving here ... fortunately I've made some good friends in the other half :thumbup:
...
Forum: Canada
Sep 21st 2009, 9:38 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,480
Posted By PrairieSushi

Re: Yipee....I think!!

Sounds like a good reason for a wobble :)

Can I be rude and ask why you're moving to Canada?
Forum: Canada
Sep 21st 2009, 9:33 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 1,943
Posted By PrairieSushi

Re: Citizenship vs PR card - help!

Certainly beats "showing commitment" as a plausible reason ;)
Forum: Canada
Sep 20th 2009, 3:45 am
Replies: 26
Views: 5,540
Posted By PrairieSushi

Re: Home Brew!

Made dandelion wine once ... slightly yellow and would probably strip paint.

Success sll depends on your objectives :D
Forum: Canada
Sep 19th 2009, 2:19 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,264
Posted By PrairieSushi

Re: Just got offered a job

I took Iaink's advice and opened the drapes, :blink: sorry curtains :D
Forum: Canada
Sep 19th 2009, 12:43 am
Replies: 118
Views: 5,915
Posted By PrairieSushi

Re: Assimilate, or try and stay British

Just a thought .... I can say I AM CANADIAN :p
Forum: Canada
Sep 19th 2009, 12:40 am
Replies: 118
Views: 5,915
Posted By PrairieSushi

Re: Assimilate, or try and stay British

Arf arf.

Calgary has both winter and summer leagues for real hockey ... try a bigger town or maybe a city :p

I have been assimilated and have a card to prove it :eek:
Forum: Canada
Sep 19th 2009, 12:33 am
Replies: 118
Views: 5,915
Posted By PrairieSushi

Re: Assimilate, or try and stay British

Makes a father proud ....
Forum: Canada
Sep 19th 2009, 12:18 am
Replies: 118
Views: 5,915
Posted By PrairieSushi

Re: Assimilate, or try and stay British

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pieK7b4KLL4
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