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Forum: Canada
Sep 14th 2017, 4:29 pm
Replies: 202
Views: 15,542
Posted By h35j34

Re: Canada's vacation politics

Self employed no, contract possible but unlikely
Forum: Canada
Sep 14th 2017, 3:55 pm
Replies: 202
Views: 15,542
Posted By h35j34

Re: Canada's vacation politics

Hey

I do agree that moving to one city and then traveling to other cities there isn't much point as they are pretty much the same. However arriving new to Canada I'd like to visit few other...
Forum: Canada
Sep 14th 2017, 12:43 pm
Replies: 202
Views: 15,542
Posted By h35j34

Re: Canada's vacation politics

Well least you gave it a go, and decided its not for you. Thanks for the info you have supplied.

This is my biggest issue without a doubt.

I read an article the other day about Canada being...
Forum: Canada
Sep 8th 2017, 1:11 pm
Replies: 202
Views: 15,542
Posted By h35j34

Re: Canada's vacation politics

I would defiantly have to negotiate a min 3 weeks to start with and be at least 4 weeks after 2 years, whether that be all paid or 1-2 weeks unpaid.

I could not see the overall benefit of not...
Forum: Canada
Sep 7th 2017, 9:22 am
Replies: 202
Views: 15,542
Posted By h35j34

Re: Canada's vacation politics

I do get the impression from what I have researched is that you are in the lucky camp if you do get 3-4 weeks to start with.

I had read that 3 weeks was start to pick up and more companies...
Forum: Canada
Sep 6th 2017, 9:55 pm
Replies: 202
Views: 15,542
Posted By h35j34

Re: Canada's vacation politics

It is an issue that is making me reconsider my options, I feel like it's not fully enough to say well if I might only get 10 days then that's it I'm not going to even give it a go.

However annual...
Forum: Canada
Sep 6th 2017, 2:08 pm
Replies: 202
Views: 15,542
Posted By h35j34

Re: Canada's vacation politics

A while since anyone posted on this thread, this is something I am currently thinking about as the reduced annual leave could cause an issue for me.

What is the view on unpaid leave?

I was...
Forum: Canada
Jul 23rd 2017, 2:06 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 7,148
Posted By h35j34

Re: Calgary Suburbs/Living

Well its got to be a better summer than where I am, last 2 days of heavy rain, overcast, mist...and this is summer, was really nice last Tuesday then that was it!!
Forum: Canada
Jul 18th 2017, 4:42 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 7,148
Posted By h35j34

Re: Calgary Suburbs/Living

I think Calgary or Toronto will be an improvement on where I am weather wise anyway, and gives me the benefit of living, working etc in another country for a change. Able to visit some places in the...
Forum: Canada
Jul 17th 2017, 6:56 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 7,148
Posted By h35j34

Re: Calgary Suburbs/Living

Yes I had read that Calgary was a more 3 season place, well 3 moths summer, 1month autumn and a long winter.

I would rather a place with more sunshine, but the costs involved in somewhere like...
Forum: Canada
Jul 17th 2017, 4:51 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 7,148
Posted By h35j34

Re: Calgary Suburbs/Living

Where I am is more like rainy season is always, and the summer is not really justified as a summer, if you get 4 days in a row blue skies, and no rain and above 20, its the best thing ever but that...
Forum: Canada
Jul 17th 2017, 4:17 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 7,148
Posted By h35j34

Re: Calgary Suburbs/Living

Having looked more into Calgary suburbs against our original idea of Toronto, it does seem Calgary is more affordable, and of course further job research will play a part in this final decision.
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Forum: Canada
Jul 4th 2017, 6:56 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 7,148
Posted By h35j34

Re: Calgary Suburbs/Living

That is good to know that what I imagine is actually worse than the reality, in fact that is great news.

Cold, dry, sunny and snow occasionally through the winter months I can handle, it would...
Forum: Canada
Jul 4th 2017, 11:42 am
Replies: 202
Views: 15,542
Posted By h35j34

Re: Canada's vacation politics

We are the same that we would give a place 2 years to see how we feel, however the annual leave is a big one for me as I said before. I was away in June and took 2 weeks off, I’ve had a few days...
Forum: Canada
Jul 4th 2017, 9:47 am
Replies: 202
Views: 15,542
Posted By h35j34

Re: Canada's vacation politics

This is an interesting post for me, as this is one of my major doubts on moving to Canada.

I am well aware of the 2 week annual leave policy, however I also read that it depends on so many other...
Forum: Canada
Jul 4th 2017, 9:36 am
Replies: 52
Views: 7,148
Posted By h35j34

Re: Calgary Suburbs/Living

How much snow are we taking then? I had imagined this to be a fair bit of snow and prob more dumping’s of snow that what is being suggested by you guys, which is good news. How often is the snow...
Forum: Canada
Jul 3rd 2017, 8:40 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 7,148
Posted By h35j34

Re: Calgary Suburbs/Living

Yeah I had read this, I think this is what attracted my wife to it, along with the nice houses you can buy at a reasonable cost, its just the winters for me I think after the novelty has worn off, it...
Forum: Canada
Jul 3rd 2017, 10:27 am
Replies: 52
Views: 7,148
Posted By h35j34

Re: Calgary Suburbs/Living

Thanks for all the recommendations, I've had a look at the weekend and defiantly a few options for us, and defiantly not as pricey as Toronto.

I am just not sure on the Calgary weather is ticking...
Forum: Canada
Jun 30th 2017, 10:19 am
Replies: 52
Views: 7,148
Posted By h35j34

Re: Calgary Suburbs/Living

Yeah looking on the map I can see it is a quite geographically small, which is very like the city where I am just now, however I am in the Uk so there is other cities etc close by also.

I have had...
Forum: Canada
Jun 29th 2017, 6:26 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 7,148
Posted By h35j34

Re: Calgary Suburbs/Living

Guys thats for the suburbs recommendations I will have a look

I would have thought most would cater for kids and sports
Forum: Canada
Jun 29th 2017, 6:25 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 7,148
Posted By h35j34

Re: Calgary Suburbs/Living

Yes sorry I did not mean this in a negative way towards BE, I just mean I am doing my own research for now, I will more than likely have a post on work at sometime but for now I am happy with my...
Forum: Canada
Jun 29th 2017, 6:22 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 7,148
Posted By h35j34

Re: Calgary Suburbs/Living

I have never once said I am not concerned about finding a job, I have stated that both will have opportunities for me.

My posts just now are on suburbs getting a feel for them and the house...
Forum: Canada
Jun 29th 2017, 4:30 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 7,148
Posted By h35j34

Re: Calgary Suburbs/Living

Yes I am well aware of what I am asking for and I want to live in the suburbs and not in the city centre.

I've never asked for places to live in the city. I said it would be great to be as close...
Forum: Canada
Jun 29th 2017, 3:47 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 7,148
Posted By h35j34

Re: Calgary Suburbs/Living

Thanks

I haven't visited either but I do hope to, I have lived a Sydney a while back and loved it but could never afford to live there with kids, much like Vancouver in that sense the housing...
Forum: Canada
Jun 29th 2017, 1:25 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 7,148
Posted By h35j34

Re: Calgary Suburbs/Living

Hi
Yes I would be able to secure work in both locations, obviously I can not say for sure as depends on the market when I arrive, but both would supply equal opportunities.
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