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Forum: Canada
Feb 12th 2019, 1:14 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,612
Posted By haggis88

Re: Westjet Rules Changed for In-Cabin Pets?

Ah, didn't look at checked animals as he was coming carry-on...although both the adviser and the supervisor didn't know either until they tried and had to investigate further



When I flew over...
Forum: Canada
Feb 4th 2019, 12:28 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,612
Posted By haggis88

Westjet Rules Changed for In-Cabin Pets?

Hi all, long time no speak. Hope you're all well.

So my partner and I are about to move back to Calgary after 3 years here in Scotland.

Everything is in process and a lot simpler than first...
Forum: Canada
Aug 17th 2017, 12:14 am
Replies: 49
Views: 8,697
Posted By haggis88

Re: Polysporin cream

How much do you want?

Got visitors coming from Canada next week, could get them to bring some and send it down to you
Forum: Canada
Jun 21st 2017, 1:18 am
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By haggis88

Re: Send stuff back to the UK

i have had great experience with both AirTransat's "LeisureCargo" and also "Intercargo"

Alternatively UPS. DHL and Fedex will be able to do it, but may cost a little more
Apr 10th 2017, 10:23 am
Replies: 37
Views: 1,714
Posted By haggis88

Re: Money slang

Shrapnel for change is common usage where I'm from in Scotland...

I've also heard it described as "smush"
Forum: Canada
Mar 30th 2017, 12:12 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,285
Posted By haggis88

Re: How difficult is the border crossing between Canada and the US?

Never had a problem bringing copious amounts of liquor back over from the states into Canada...infact most of the time they can't even be arsed charging you the duty, and if they do, its so cheap...
Mar 28th 2017, 11:56 am
Replies: 44
Views: 5,907
Posted By haggis88

Re: Costa Coffee in Canada

McDonalds was my Go-to in Canada for coffee, much better than SB or TH

But it's crap in the UK (haven't found a preferred chain) and the USA (Dunkin' Donuts)
Mar 22nd 2017, 5:23 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 1,108
Posted By haggis88

Re: Android boxes - should they stay or should they go?

Geo-restrictions on content belong in the 20th Century

I would happily pay a few bucks a month to watch channels that I actually want but aren't available because of where in the world you are
...
Feb 8th 2017, 5:01 pm
Replies: 468
Views: 35,875
Posted By haggis88

Re: Celebrity Croakers 2017

Alan Simpson
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Forum: Canada
Jan 19th 2017, 1:00 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,451
Posted By haggis88

Re: Calgary Auto Insurance

If you can suck up the first year, it will more than likely drop significantly in the second year, or so i found

My second year in that truck dropped to a few dollars below $1000, almost half...
Jan 19th 2017, 12:33 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,401
Posted By haggis88

Re: Do you find Richard offensive?

There was a story in the paper a few years back about a couple naming their baby "Drew Peacock"

I work with a few Dicks right enough, Dick McCraken being the best, but he doesn't go by Dick...
Forum: Canada
Jan 19th 2017, 12:08 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,451
Posted By haggis88

Re: Calgary Auto Insurance

Seems like too much hassle for not a lot of a saving
Forum: Canada
Jan 19th 2017, 12:07 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 7,090
Posted By haggis88

Re: Thinking of moving

An expat friend of mine explained it very well IMO

"If you moved to Edmonton straight from somewhere in the UK...you'd find it quite decent. But since we've lived in Calgary first, it makes you...
Jan 15th 2017, 12:22 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 3,175
Posted By haggis88

Re: It's that (income tax) time of year again

Waiting on my T4...i assume it'll go directly to my CRA Online mailbox since I don't have a residence in Canada any longer and left my old employer in June?
Forum: Canada
Jan 14th 2017, 1:10 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,451
Posted By haggis88

Re: Calgary Auto Insurance

Economical also take UK NCB and license into account, I was $1800 for my Honda Ridgeline at 24yo in my first year
Forum: Canada
Jan 4th 2017, 11:13 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,825
Posted By haggis88

Re: Tip: Have an ESTA when crossing to US by Land

or head here...no lineups :lol:

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@48.9976348,-111.7789438,3a,43.4y,281.79h,78.21t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1szvxgcSopG0ixb8Vej6ji8Q!2e0!7i13312!8i6656
Forum: Canada
Dec 30th 2016, 3:31 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,001
Posted By haggis88

Re: Tax returns & RRSP after leaving

Next dumb question...

I can't seem to find any info about how to actually withdraw from the RRSP whilst a Non-resident, we have accounts with Scotia and BMO...anyone point me in the direction of...
Dec 30th 2016, 1:57 pm
Replies: 468
Views: 35,875
Posted By haggis88

Re: Celebrity Croakers 2017

Updated :)

Been average the past few years, mainly due to lazy research and copying others picks :lol: been a little bit more thorough with my investigation this year :)
Forum: Canada
Dec 23rd 2016, 1:30 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,522
Posted By haggis88

Re: Second hand furniture shops in Calgary?

There's only the one Giant Tiger in Calgary now...on 17th Ave SE in Forest Lawn, and it kinda sucks lol

Best discount warehouse place i've found in the north is probably Army and Navy up in...
Dec 21st 2016, 11:16 am
Replies: 92
Views: 4,801
Posted By haggis88

Re: By request - submit your photos please for "Pet you'd love to meet!"

Charlie, the 7 year old Hermaphrodite Boxer

http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r173/haggis1988/th_20161210_193646_zpsrnbxjwnh.jpg...
Forum: Canada
Dec 21st 2016, 10:47 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,522
Posted By haggis88

Re: Second hand furniture shops in Calgary?

When I was selling on Kijiji i used to offer delivery in the city for gas money...im sure many other people do

there's also a few people that I know of who offer "Man with a van" services for a...
Forum: Canada
Dec 16th 2016, 5:37 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,630
Posted By haggis88

Re: Moving Province? Alberta, Ontario or Yukon

Spent a bit of time working in High Level and Rainbow Lake which is 1.5hrs West of there.

High Level is pretty much what you'd expect of a larger town up there, things are more expensive than...
Forum: Canada
Dec 8th 2016, 11:10 am
Replies: 87
Views: 5,715
Posted By haggis88

Re: Costco - value of money for a single person

We used the in-laws card a few times when there were offers on, the meat is definitely good quality and well priced in bulk

we did buy a lot of non-perishable stuff in bulk, but found that a lot...
Nov 30th 2016, 2:37 pm
Replies: 471
Views: 32,767
Posted By haggis88

Re: Celebrity Croakers 2016

Ohh i thought your replacement automatically became the joker! Castro could have gotten me double points if i'd thought of it!

Err just go with Debbie Harry lol
Forum: Canada
Nov 30th 2016, 2:33 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,001
Posted By haggis88

Tax returns & RRSP after leaving

Both my fiancee (Canadian Citizen) and myself (PR) left Canada this June and moved to the UK

Are there any separate forms we need to fill in, or do we just fill in the regular tax return and note...
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