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Forum: Canada
Oct 23rd 2011, 12:27 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,886
Posted By dippy

Re: Considering emigrating to Canada

you will go along way! how to win friends and influence people.
Forum: Canada
Feb 26th 2011, 1:05 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 9,102
Posted By dippy

Re: Returning to the UK

If possible, now PR is on the way for your husband, shouldn't you try and wait as work for him and the opportunity to build new friends through work could turn everything around? This may not be...
Forum: Canada
Dec 29th 2010, 10:37 am
Replies: 11
Views: 3,956
Posted By dippy

Re: Looking for Start In Oil and Gas Industry

the link has details that cover Norway so presumably Newfoundland as well....
Forum: Canada
Dec 28th 2010, 1:49 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 3,956
Posted By dippy

Re: Looking for Start In Oil and Gas Industry

I would agree you stand little to no chance of getting a position in Canada.... this isnt the way to try to get in anyway. I work in the oil industry in the UK and would offer the following advice. I...
Forum: Canada
Aug 1st 2010, 3:05 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 7,289
Posted By dippy

Re: Choice of SUV

Clearing the driveway last winter!
Forum: Canada
Aug 1st 2010, 2:56 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 7,289
Posted By dippy

Re: Choice of SUV

Get a Grand Jeep Cherokee...... always hire one when I visit Canada.... own one in the UK and it does exactly what it says on the tin! Stick to North American vehicles for best all round value........
Jun 16th 2010, 10:02 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,457
Posted By dippy

Re: Is my PR still valid?

For me it is clear that the intent behind the law requires you to be present for at least two of the five years from the date of landing and a rolling period thereafter. If you dont fulfill this...
Forum: Canada
Apr 7th 2010, 1:22 am
Replies: 201
Views: 14,891
Posted By dippy

Re: Advice for a Canadian moving to England?

I seriously suggest you stay in Nova Scotia! England like all places has its good and bad sides but you are moving for all of the wrong reasons.... stay where you are and ensure stability for you and...
Forum: Canada
Mar 16th 2010, 9:44 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,779
Posted By dippy

Re: Pensions, indexing, bleating over now?

As far as I am concerned if I work and pay for a pension then I am entitled to annual increases irrespective of where I choose to live on retirement. I accept that the decision is made but believe...
Forum: Canada
Nov 21st 2009, 11:13 am
Replies: 213
Views: 18,567
Posted By dippy

Re: Coming to Canada - dream over?

I also work in the oil industry as an Operations Manager with OIM experience. To be honest I have not found it too difficult to obtain offers in Canada, albeit one was with a previous employer,...
Forum: Canada
Nov 21st 2009, 11:06 am
Replies: 213
Views: 18,567
Posted By dippy

Re: Coming to Canada - dream over?

Well done to you Lisa a real offer of help and not just commentary!
Forum: Canada
Sep 27th 2009, 11:21 am
Replies: 56
Views: 3,922
Posted By dippy

Re: Flight canceled

Another frustration is that some airlines appear to be making changes to baggage allowances from October..... one bag limited to 23kgs per person with a number of key carriers! Charges for the second...
Forum: Canada
Sep 14th 2009, 11:43 am
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By dippy

Calgary & Landing

Just back from a week in Calgary 'landing' my wife. Great immigration officer at Calgary who was thorough and very polite. No issues with them or customs with the paperwork. You should have seen my...
Jul 28th 2009, 10:39 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,551
Posted By dippy

Re: Urgent: Travel Document

Second and subsequent PR cards have to be picked up in person as far as I am aware.
Jul 4th 2009, 7:25 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,815
Posted By dippy

Re: Halifax Weather

I have been to Halifax quite regularly since about 2003. I only posted because it seemed to be odd to have what seems to have been a long period of overcast weather at this time of year!

I'm a...
Jul 3rd 2009, 11:41 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,815
Posted By dippy

Halifax Weather

I have been keeping an eye on the weather in Halifax via their webcams in the waterfront area. Its looks 'foggy' again today and appears to have been very poor for most of June! Anyone there who can...
Apr 29th 2009, 8:42 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By dippy

PR Card on Landing

Hi, my wife will be landing later this year. Can anyone explain what the process is at POE for applying for her PR Card. We have friends who are happy for us to use their address for the card. Do we...
Apr 24th 2009, 11:03 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By dippy

Landing

When you land do you need to have any more photographs for the PR card application? When my wifes passport came back with her PR visa and landing form there is only one photo attached to the landing...
Apr 24th 2009, 10:55 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By dippy

Re: Beautiful Visa

Hi, I have lost the post office receipt but her passport was only away in London for between 2 and 3 weeks. To be honest they have been superb and like may others I thought it would take ages from...
Apr 23rd 2009, 10:45 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By dippy

Beautiful Visa

I sponsored my wife for PR in January receiving notification that my application had been accepted 2nd February. Received her passport back today with a beautiful PR visa inside!!! We aborted a move...
Forum: Canada
Apr 14th 2009, 8:04 pm
Replies: 85
Views: 6,623
Posted By dippy

Re: First Steps! UK -> Canada

Your wife should sponsor you from outside of Canada.... the process should be relatively painless although the paperwork, from experience, is a complicated process. You can do your medical here in...
Mar 31st 2009, 9:07 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 340
Posted By dippy

Passport Request

Hi, great news today! I applied to sponsor my wife for perm residence in January 2009 receiving news on the 2nd of February that my sponsorship had been approved. Paperwork sent to London and began...
Feb 7th 2009, 7:30 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By dippy

Re: pr how long is it valied/do i have to use it

If I understand it correctly as you are a Canadian Citizen time spent outside of Canada with you counts for your partners residency obligations but would not count for any citizenship residency...
Forum: Canada
Feb 7th 2009, 6:59 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 939
Posted By dippy

Re: UK police certificate

I.m not a lawyer but I don't think defaulting on a debt is a criminal issue and would normally be dealt with as a civil matter. Obviously, assuming the person or institution can locate you, they may...
Oct 21st 2008, 9:33 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By dippy

Re: Oil Rig Worker needs advice

The majority of the oil related offshore work is in Newfoundland or Nova Scotia so the east coast should be your target desitination for that sort of work. Obviously if you work offshore you can live...
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