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Forum: Canada
Jun 26th 2009, 7:23 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,025
Posted By chicken cheese

Re: Question about the 3 months to get new licence

I'm glad you can 'easily understand why.' :confused:

Surely when we 'landed' we declared ourselves as permanent residents, not when we obtained our ID cards.

People choose to activate their PR...
Forum: Canada
Jun 25th 2009, 10:20 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,025
Posted By chicken cheese

Re: Question about the 3 months to get new licence

A NS ID card is a Nova Scotia Identification card. We were advised to get one soon after arriving. It is useful during the first few months while you don't have a Driver's Licence for ID, and once...
Forum: Canada
Jun 25th 2009, 3:59 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,025
Posted By chicken cheese

Re: Question about the 3 months to get new licence

I agree with Aviator. We had actually asked the same question when we landed back in September, and Access NS told us my hubby would have 3 months from the time he took up residency. However, in...
Forum: Canada
Jun 25th 2009, 1:53 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,025
Posted By chicken cheese

Re: Question about the 3 months to get new licence

Hi KDucros,

We thought the same as MBRealtor. However, I don't know if we just had bad luck, but this was our situation.

Our family 'landed' in Halifax, NS in September '08, but then after...
Forum: Canada
Aug 22nd 2008, 10:10 am
Replies: 13
Views: 921
Posted By chicken cheese

Re: selling house

Hi Paradisefound, and thanks for your comments.
We know that this isn't the ideal situation, but we have already dropped 20K on our asking price and cannot afford to lose anymore equity!
Now we...
Forum: Canada
Aug 21st 2008, 6:27 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 921
Posted By chicken cheese

Re: selling house

Hi Lucyann10,

I really feel for you not being able to sell. We've just gone through the same thing. Dual agency didn't really help I'm sorry to say.
However, what seems to have worked for us was...
Forum: Canada
Aug 19th 2008, 4:11 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,497
Posted By chicken cheese

Re: Sharing views of 12 year old daughter

Of course it's all down to your fantastic teaching! ;)

Glad to hear that everything's moving along nicely with your move too. Great news that you've exchanged (phew!) and it looks as though we've...
Forum: Canada
Aug 18th 2008, 11:48 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,497
Posted By chicken cheese

Re: Sharing views of 12 year old daughter

Thanks gibsonlanding, moondevil and janeymay.

I must admit, it did bring a lump to my throat as I read it out when she handed it to me. Although, I am a bit of an emotional sap at the moment!
...
Forum: Canada
Aug 18th 2008, 7:37 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,497
Posted By chicken cheese

Re: Sharing views of 12 year old daughter

Many thanks, she's glad you like her poem and I'm sure that there are lots of other kids out there who are also feeling mixed emotions about their big move!

We just hold onto the fact that the...
Forum: Canada
Aug 18th 2008, 1:38 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,497
Posted By chicken cheese

Re: Sharing views of 12 year old daughter

Thanks everyone for your replies.
I've found it difficult to always reassure both my girls (aged 10 and 12) because I simply don't have the answers to all their questions!
For example, we have...
Forum: Canada
Aug 18th 2008, 12:17 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,497
Posted By chicken cheese

Re: Sharing views of 12 year old daughter

Thanks destinationnovascotia, hope you're right! Can't help but worry about how the move will affect the kids, but hopefully we've prepared them for complete chaos!

We are landing in 3 weeks but...
Forum: Canada
Aug 18th 2008, 11:50 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,497
Posted By chicken cheese

Sharing views of 12 year old daughter

Hi. Like so many before me I have been following posts on this forum for a long time and the knowledge we have gained from everyone's posts has been invaluable.
Now, 3 weeks before we begin our new...
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