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Oct 19th 2014, 8:43 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,551
Posted By Nicola N-A

Re: Citizenship test

We took our test in July. I read the book they sent and got 20/20, my husband didn't read it and got 18/20! You only need 15 to pass.
Oct 19th 2014, 8:40 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By Nicola N-A

Re: citizenship language test

we didn't take a language test. I photocopied every single scrap of school documentation I could get my hands on. Exam results, certificates, YTS letters....even my swimming proficiency certificate...
Forum: Canada
Oct 19th 2014, 8:35 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By Nicola N-A

Re: Passport Renewal

sent my husband's renewal on 1st Aug with Canada Post. He didn't sign the box 'adequately', so UK passport office wrote back asking for a new declaration page. This added to the UK backlog, we got it...
Forum: Canada
Aug 4th 2014, 7:35 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By Nicola N-A

Re: Importing/shipping household Items on TWP visa

we came with a twp and shipped all our stuff over.........no problem
Jul 4th 2014, 8:44 pm
Replies: 1,167
Views: 266,617
Posted By Nicola N-A

Re: CIC Citizenship timelines

got our notice to sit the citizenship test less than 5 months after submitting the paperwork..............shocked is an understatement! Wasn't expecting those little brown envelopes for another year!
Forum: Canada
May 30th 2013, 1:58 am
Replies: 54
Views: 3,906
Posted By Nicola N-A

Re: Considering a move, NS to AB

perhaps we should club together and buy an RV!! lol

Good luck Alleycat, hope it all works out - keep us posted!

Thanks for the link!
Forum: Canada
May 30th 2013, 1:51 am
Replies: 54
Views: 3,906
Posted By Nicola N-A

Re: Considering a move, NS to AB

DandNHill, I would rather not have him out west before us, but I think this will be the reality. I guess it just depends on how long it's for...... a few months would be ok, but beyond that I think...
Forum: Canada
May 30th 2013, 1:48 am
Replies: 54
Views: 3,906
Posted By Nicola N-A

Re: Considering a move, NS to AB

I'm in Cole Harbour and on FB more than I am here!!! Allycat231 where abouts in AB are you headed?
Forum: Canada
May 30th 2013, 1:19 am
Replies: 54
Views: 3,906
Posted By Nicola N-A

Re: Considering a move, NS to AB

you can't feel bad about the nomination if situations change. My husband loved his job, fairly decent money and he absolutely loved what he did - but they are closing down. He had no choice but to...
Forum: Canada
May 30th 2013, 1:08 am
Replies: 54
Views: 3,906
Posted By Nicola N-A

Re: Considering a move, NS to AB

Never have liked moving and having done 'the big one', didn't envisage another one of those again!!! But the likelihood of the kids going west when they're older is pretty high I think, so is it...
Forum: Canada
May 30th 2013, 12:21 am
Replies: 54
Views: 3,906
Posted By Nicola N-A

Considering a move, NS to AB

Just wondering if anyone here has done this move and what your thoughts are?

We came to NS with a good job, but due to a change in circumstances my husband has got a new job. Pays the bills, but...
Mar 7th 2013, 6:40 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,062
Posted By Nicola N-A

Re: Citizenship - proof of language

I'm going to send my school certificates (assuming mum finds them :rofl:) and copies of OH school reports (got no certs for him). It proves we were schooled in the UK. Other than that, we have...
Mar 7th 2013, 5:02 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,062
Posted By Nicola N-A

Re: Citizenship - proof of language

hahaha:rofl::rofl: now that would be an insult! For us, it's more the cost and aggravation...there are 5 of us......
Mar 7th 2013, 4:50 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,062
Posted By Nicola N-A

Re: Citizenship - proof of language

All we did for work visa and PR was a notorized letter from a lawyer, supporting our statment that english was our first language. Now they want either third party certificates or school record type...
Mar 7th 2013, 4:10 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,062
Posted By Nicola N-A

Re: Citizenship - proof of language

I value it, but after all the hoops we've jumped through over the years and the $1000s its cost, I find it a little hard to swallow that there isn't another option for people who have english or...
Mar 7th 2013, 3:48 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,062
Posted By Nicola N-A

Re: Citizenship - proof of language

thanks - although their requirements are not overly helpful. School certs are only good if you took exams (not everyone does) and there is no diploma for finishing senior school. Really don't want to...
Mar 7th 2013, 3:01 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,062
Posted By Nicola N-A

Citizenship - proof of language

Hello, I'm looking at the citizenship forms and wondered if anyone has recently applied (new forms as of February 2013)?

It's question 7 that I'm asking about - proof of language. How did you go...
Forum: Canada
Aug 4th 2012, 12:13 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,062
Posted By Nicola N-A

Re: Nova Scotia- a bit of advice please

I did bring copies of our medical records (and a summary) but I haggled with the surgery over their charges. They wanted a per person charge. I can't remember what it was, but as there are 5 of us it...
Forum: Canada
Aug 3rd 2012, 3:44 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 883
Posted By Nicola N-A

Re: Good Insurance companies in NS.

We've used Rob Peters at Eisenhauer brokers - they beat Johnsons for price and cover (for us at least) and I do call around every couple of years to compare......still with Eisenhauer.
Forum: Canada
Jul 17th 2012, 8:51 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,590
Posted By Nicola N-A

Smile Re: Moving from NS to PEI...??

I have never been to Toronto and don't think I'd like to live somewhere that busy! I don't mind the idea of rural - I lived in Norfolk for several years and loved it there.......but there is rural...
Forum: Canada
Jul 17th 2012, 2:23 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,590
Posted By Nicola N-A

Re: Moving from NS to PEI...??

Thanks Cookie - it's always nice to hear what others think of something.

We'll definitely be making some trips there - can't make a decision without a look around! It's not that I am wary of going...
Forum: Canada
Jul 17th 2012, 1:51 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,590
Posted By Nicola N-A

Re: Moving from NS to PEI...??

thanks B, I may well pick your brains in the not too distant future!!
Forum: Canada
Jul 16th 2012, 6:45 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,590
Posted By Nicola N-A

Re: Moving from NS to PEI...??

thanks for the comments......this has been dropped on me a bit and I'm just trying to find out as much as possible!
Forum: Canada
Jul 16th 2012, 2:47 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,590
Posted By Nicola N-A

Re: Moving from NS to PEI...??

anybody at all with views on PEI or the practical side of moving.....new driving licence/health cards etc??

The quietness is making me wonder if I'll be living there alone :o:blink:
Forum: Canada
Jul 16th 2012, 12:45 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,590
Posted By Nicola N-A

Re: Moving from NS to PEI...??

Thanks for the reply Jericho.....as for why the move...might not have a choice if other half wants to keep/progress in his job.....the company could be relocating.
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