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Forum: Canada
Jun 9th 2018, 3:03 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 4,033
Posted By johntheScot

Re: Comparable UK salary vs Calgary

What does your husband do that he is going to earn 20-30k a year for 2 days a week? that would be 24 to 36 $ per hour...
Aug 4th 2017, 4:39 am
Replies: 1
Views: 334
Posted By johntheScot

Re: Saskatoon immigration help?

Who can apply: Federal skilled workers (http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/skilled/apply-who.asp)

assuming you are applying FSW look on cic's website... be curious to know what misinformation...
Forum: Canada
Jul 12th 2017, 12:18 am
Replies: 202
Views: 15,580
Posted By johntheScot

Re: Canada's vacation politics

You misunderstand what a Power Engineer is they are not P.Eng's they are power plant operators/Techs and are qualified through Class 1-4 certificates. They are not engineers in the same way as a...
Forum: Canada
Jul 4th 2017, 4:06 am
Replies: 202
Views: 15,580
Posted By johntheScot

Re: Canada's vacation politics

bit of a pet peeve of mine but a lot of people do not compare apples with apples when it comes to paid time off.

in the UK the legal min is 28 days. for all paid time off

in Canada you get a...
Forum: Canada
Jun 18th 2017, 5:07 am
Replies: 32
Views: 4,196
Posted By johntheScot

Re: Moving to Winnipeg Solo

I moved to Saskatoon Solo 5 years ago. Moving by yourself is definitely tough.

in terms of friends/social life

I work in an office with a good group of people many of whom have become good...
Forum: Canada
Jun 18th 2017, 2:54 am
Replies: 10
Views: 4,768
Posted By johntheScot

Re: Is a UK CEng/IEng worth anything in Canada?

With regards to PEO not recognizing the Washington accord it is clear from their website that this is the case and that they will assess each applicants qualification unlike most other provinces...
Jun 18th 2017, 1:47 am
Replies: 11
Views: 612
Posted By johntheScot

Re: licensed by a provincial regulatory body?

Master's degree, OR professional degree needed to practice in a licensed profession (For “professional degree,” the degree program must have been in: medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry,...
Jun 16th 2017, 12:08 am
Replies: 13
Views: 653
Posted By johntheScot

Re: activate pr land in another drivince and hire car

The example in that article should not worry a legitimate PNP PR and I can not see what major issue the OP could face.
The example give was a Sask PNP landing in Van who had just bought a house in...
Forum: Canada
Jun 11th 2017, 6:58 am
Replies: 10
Views: 4,768
Posted By johntheScot

Re: Is a UK CEng/IEng worth anything in Canada?

yes and no...

CEng/IEng will not help you in gaining you P.Eng but having a degree recognized under the Washington accord ie a degree for C.Eng will.

Why are you applying for I over C Eng?...
Forum: Canada
May 1st 2017, 5:47 am
Forum: Canada
Apr 30th 2017, 7:04 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By johntheScot

can't find Annual Average Exchange Rates

Previous years i just looked up Annual Average Exchange Rates on the bank of canada web site. Anyone know were i can find it?
Mar 17th 2017, 4:55 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,280
Posted By johntheScot

Re: PR application fail :-(

unfortunately for express entry if anything is missing they don't ask for it they just reject the application in many cases. Cost me 6 months and the $$$ for a new medical.
Mar 13th 2017, 10:40 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 3,818
Posted By johntheScot

Re: Brazolot immigration interview

Depends what it says... If it is just a standard storage of personnel information disclaimer then it should be ok, if it is signing you up to use them to represent you then no I would not sign. if...
Forum: Canada
Feb 15th 2017, 3:35 am
Replies: 19
Views: 4,321
Posted By johntheScot

Re: Civil Engineer in Canada

ECA is not required by employers it will be required if you make an express entry application. so it all depends on the route you choose to come to Canada.

basically two choices spousal or express...
Forum: Canada
Feb 12th 2017, 6:18 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 4,321
Posted By johntheScot

Re: Civil Engineer in Canada

having a British degree is not a hindrance to employment but it would be fair to say there would be a slight bias towards Canadian degrees as i am sure there is in the UK for British degrees.
...
Forum: Canada
Feb 9th 2017, 6:55 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,468
Posted By johntheScot

Re: Project move to Canada

Canada is a very expensive place to live don't know how you will get on trying to support a family of 5 on a fb pension without working. correct me if my numbers are out to lunch but you make say 36k...
Jan 31st 2017, 5:17 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,160
Posted By johntheScot

Re: Civil Engineer in Canada?

i would say you are somewhere in the $65-75k range

What kind of civil engineering have you been doing for the last couple of years?

Civil engineers are skilled workers class A

EE is more...
Forum: Canada
Nov 16th 2016, 6:55 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 4,253
Posted By johntheScot

Re: Potential Move

Not saying a P.Eng is not an important thing to have and does not help career prospects.


more pointing out that the weight of importance is very dependent on the industry.


No reason the OP...
Forum: Canada
Nov 16th 2016, 3:47 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 4,253
Posted By johntheScot

Re: Potential Move

A P.Eng is essential in the consulting industry seems to be a little less important in the manufacturing industry.


One thing I would as the OP to check is that his degree will be recognized...
Forum: Canada
Nov 16th 2016, 5:19 am
Replies: 64
Views: 4,253
Posted By johntheScot

Re: Potential Move

yeah if owning a home is important to you then i cant see how an average person can do it in a place like Vancouver.
Forum: Canada
Nov 16th 2016, 5:02 am
Replies: 64
Views: 4,253
Posted By johntheScot

Re: Potential Move

... you live in Vancouver and earn ~$35k i am not sure there is much hope.
Forum: Canada
Nov 16th 2016, 4:34 am
Replies: 64
Views: 4,253
Posted By johntheScot

Re: Potential Move

The OP may be 21 but he most likely started his apprenticeship at 16 so has been working for 5 years in a highly skilled job with no student debt. That's how a 21 year old can afford a house

A...
Forum: Canada
Nov 14th 2016, 11:04 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 4,253
Posted By johntheScot

Re: Potential Move

The $106k given on that website is an average for all mech engineers APEGS puts the average mech salary at 103k probably not far off a Canadian average.


Not likely to get that as a new graduate...
Forum: Canada
Nov 13th 2016, 3:33 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 4,253
Posted By johntheScot

Re: Potential Move

and a nice points boost for EE
Forum: Canada
Nov 12th 2016, 6:05 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 4,253
Posted By johntheScot

Re: Potential Move

on the money front, it is such an individual thing, personally i make 50% more than i would in the Scotland.

$60-70k is a standard graduate starting salary closer to the 60 in my area.

but...
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