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Forum: Jobs Wanted
Aug 7th 2018, 4:11 am
Replies: 0
Views: 966
Posted By PlacidCasual

Painter Decorator Seeking Australian Soponsorship

Hi there, my partner is a trade qualified Painter and Decorator with many years of experience working in both the UK and Canada.
She completed her apprenticeship in 2012 attaining both her NVQ 2 and...
Forum: Canada
Apr 3rd 2015, 6:57 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,132
Posted By PlacidCasual

Re: Employment Opportunities in Halifax, NS

Flights booked for the 18th of May now - hopefully the snow will be gone by then and we can have a good go at job hunting in and around Halifax!
Mar 11th 2015, 3:13 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,389
Posted By PlacidCasual

Re: PNP: Skilled Worker - Help?

I have received my nomination letter now.
It doesn't mention my spouse at all, but I guess that's normal as she's not being nominated?

I'm probably not going to get out there for at least a...
Forum: Canada
Mar 5th 2015, 3:46 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 9,365
Posted By PlacidCasual

Re: Thoughts on moving from NS to BC

Thanks, I think I'll stick with Halifax then.
Forum: Canada
Mar 5th 2015, 3:05 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 9,365
Posted By PlacidCasual

Re: Thoughts on moving from NS to BC

Yeah, I think it's going to be a case of suck it and see.
I love beaches and natural beauty, I've got that on my doorstep here in Wales and it comes without the nasty biting bugs and ice storms.
...
Forum: Canada
Mar 4th 2015, 7:39 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 9,365
Posted By PlacidCasual

Re: Thoughts on moving from NS to BC

Is the winter that bad in NS?
I was under the impression that it wasn't as cold as other parts of Canada and that there are still plenty of clear sunny days even when it's very cold?

I'm making...
Feb 25th 2015, 2:05 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,389
Posted By PlacidCasual

Re: PNP: Skilled Worker - Help?

I attended the "Working In" Expo, in London last September. I didn't make any prior arrangements, just turned up with my trade certificates and spoke to a couple companies. Had an interview whilst I...
Forum: Canada
Feb 24th 2015, 2:45 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,132
Posted By PlacidCasual

Re: Employment Opportunities in Halifax, NS

Fantastic, I've seen that Admiral have an intake course starting on the 13th of April - we might not be out there then but it's good to know there are opportunities available. Thanks for the info :)
Feb 20th 2015, 4:10 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,389
Posted By PlacidCasual

Re: PNP: Skilled Worker - Help?

Brilliant, thank you very much for the info Amy - that's cleared a few things up for us. I was quite concerned about the possibility of a 10 week wait for a TWP from London as that really wouldn't...
Feb 20th 2015, 3:40 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,389
Posted By PlacidCasual

Re: PNP: Skilled Worker - Help?

Thanks for the reply Amy :)

I've applied to the NSNP with all of the above so will hopefully have my letter of support in the near future.

So I can actually just turn up at the airport with the...
Feb 20th 2015, 1:17 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,389
Posted By PlacidCasual

PNP: Skilled Worker - Help?

Hi, I'm going through the process of moving to Canada following a job offer I have had.

The company has basically pointed me in the right direction as to what I need to apply for but I've been...
Forum: Canada
Feb 19th 2015, 9:08 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,132
Posted By PlacidCasual

Re: Employment Opportunities in Halifax, NS

Thanks for that, we really appreciate it. :)

Both companies are advertising now so hopefully there will still be some opportunities there in a couple months time when we arrive.

Do you know...
Forum: Canada
Feb 18th 2015, 2:27 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,132
Posted By PlacidCasual

Re: Employment Opportunities in Halifax, NS

Admiral would be perfect, I know a couple people who work for Admiral in Cardiff and they all love it there - I've seen now that they're advertising renewals staff in Halifax on their website so...
Forum: Canada
Feb 17th 2015, 6:13 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,132
Posted By PlacidCasual

Re: Employment Opportunities in Halifax, NS

Haha, cheers - wasn't expecting anyone to pick up on that reference!


I've read that too, but I was wondering if that was people looking for "careers" rather than just a job?

She works self...
Forum: Canada
Feb 17th 2015, 3:54 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,132
Posted By PlacidCasual

Re: Employment Opportunities in Halifax, NS

This is correct.

I have already secured a permanent job with relocation to Canada, contract signed so I'm coming in as a skilled worker under the PNP and my girlfriend is common-law and coming...
Forum: Canada
Feb 17th 2015, 11:16 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,132
Posted By PlacidCasual

Employment Opportunities in Halifax, NS

Hi, I'm making the move to Halifax soon with my partner and was curious if anyone here could share their job hunting experiences with us?

I already have a good job lined up so this is purely for...
Forum: Canada
Jan 29th 2015, 7:50 pm
Replies: 412
Views: 29,987
Posted By PlacidCasual

Re: Potentially moving to Halifax, NS

Jesus.

I'm only planning on spending $10,000 on a vehicle.
The thought of paying $6,000 for a years insurance on it is sickening - surely people just drive without insurance as a result?

I...
Forum: Canada
Jan 29th 2015, 6:46 pm
Replies: 412
Views: 29,987
Posted By PlacidCasual

Re: Potentially moving to Halifax, NS

:ohmy:

For a "car"? Not a 6L V8 Monster truck thing!?

I pay £380 for my little 1.3L Suzuki Swift here - just shy of $800 a year.
Now granted I will probably get something a little bit bigger...
Forum: Canada
Jan 28th 2015, 7:13 pm
Replies: 412
Views: 29,987
Posted By PlacidCasual

Re: Potentially moving to Halifax, NS

Our "cheap" petrol today in the UK would set you back $2.00 per litre...
That's at £1.06 a litre, not long ago it was £1.26 which works out at $2.38

Anything saved in the UK on the price of milk,...
Forum: Canada
Jan 19th 2015, 2:08 pm
Replies: 412
Views: 29,987
Posted By PlacidCasual

Re: Potentially moving to Halifax, NS

That's exactly how it's going to work apparently.

Once I have been nominated by the province, they then provide a letter which replaces the LMIA and I apply for a Temporary Work Permit.

I still...
Forum: Canada
Dec 21st 2014, 6:48 pm
Replies: 412
Views: 29,987
Posted By PlacidCasual

Re: Potentially moving to Halifax, NS

Yeah, I'm not planning on shipping anything at all - going to sell everything and buy again over in Halifax.

I would imagine he'd get a better deal on a Harley over there anyway - just pricing up,...
Forum: Canada
Dec 20th 2014, 11:06 am
Replies: 412
Views: 29,987
Posted By PlacidCasual

Re: Potentially moving to Halifax, NS

Yeah, that's what I meant. State/Government.

Perhaps the company is ambitious with it's targets then - this is the first time they've brought guys in from overseas. I had an interview with them...
Forum: Canada
Dec 18th 2014, 10:55 pm
Replies: 412
Views: 29,987
Posted By PlacidCasual

Re: Potentially moving to Halifax, NS

I'm applying through the Nova Scotia Nominee Program as a skilled worker.

From what I understand the company already has approval from the state to bring in people with my trade skills. I have...
Forum: Canada
Dec 18th 2014, 6:40 pm
Replies: 412
Views: 29,987
Posted By PlacidCasual

Re: Potentially moving to Halifax, NS

Hi all, I'm also potentially moving to Halifax.
Just about to submit my application for permanent residency and aiming to make the move with my girlfriend around March/April next year.

There's a...
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