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Forum: Canada
Oct 27th 2015, 11:57 am
Replies: 188
Views: 19,432
Posted By Jsmth321

Re: What do you dislike about living in Ontario?

Edmonton. We rented a house there and had to clear snow off the city sidewalk out front.
Forum: Canada
Oct 24th 2015, 12:15 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 19,432
Posted By Jsmth321

Re: What do you dislike about living in Ontario?

I had a friend who had a heart attack shoveling snow. Her landlord felt bad considering he was being a prick and knew she had an existinf heart issue. Luckily wasnt fatal.

Shoveling snow is one...
Forum: Canada
Oct 24th 2015, 12:11 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 19,432
Posted By Jsmth321

Re: What do you dislike about living in Ontario?

Pretty much what most US does even in places where it does nor snow.

Most of BC the regions I go to dont have them at all, makes driving at night a bit stressful sometimes. White lane markings +...
Forum: Canada
Oct 19th 2015, 10:06 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 19,432
Posted By Jsmth321

Re: What do you dislike about living in Ontario?

Funny how the US manages to use snow plows and the reflectors in the road, there is a technique used where the plows can plow and not rip them up.
Forum: Canada
Oct 18th 2015, 6:08 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 19,432
Posted By Jsmth321

Re: What do you dislike about living in Ontario?

Biscuit and cookie are different words. Using the UK definition on oxford dictionary:

Cookie- North American A sweet biscuit.

Origin

Early 18th century: from Dutch koekje 'little cake',...
Forum: Canada
Oct 18th 2015, 4:42 am
Replies: 188
Views: 19,432
Posted By Jsmth321

Re: What do you dislike about living in Ontario?

#3 there and thats how one ends up with companies full of family members and difficult for outsiders to get in.

Its tough getting good jobs in Canada if you dont know people.



Why are...
Forum: Canada
Oct 17th 2015, 9:05 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 19,432
Posted By Jsmth321

Re: What do you dislike about living in Ontario?

I guess we just get ripped off in BC with ICBC... We paid 1,200 when we had a 1998 Sunfire..


I can't remember what I paid as a youngster, wasn't very much maybe 800/yr but I was in California...
Forum: Canada
Oct 17th 2015, 3:30 am
Replies: 188
Views: 19,432
Posted By Jsmth321

Re: What do you dislike about living in Ontario?

Did she have an older car? Even with full 43% discount we still pay 1,450/yr with 20 years experience and no claims ever.


I got some quotes for Edmonton, and used to be cheaper there, but quotes...
Forum: Canada
Oct 16th 2015, 10:34 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 19,432
Posted By Jsmth321

Re: What do you dislike about living in Ontario?

With the high cost of insurance for young people, I am surprised young people even drive anymore, well I guess more and more are not (at least around here) because insurance is so insane for them.
Forum: Canada
Oct 15th 2015, 8:50 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 19,432
Posted By Jsmth321

Re: What do you dislike about living in Ontario?

They give you a discount for winter tires?

151 for 2 cars is cheap.

I am in BC where rates tend to be high, we pay 120 for 1 car and that is with a full 40% discount for being claims free and...
Forum: Canada
Oct 15th 2015, 7:05 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 19,432
Posted By Jsmth321

Re: What do you dislike about living in Ontario?

Hey now, not all of Canada gets all that cold in winter or hot in the summer or has high humidity...

Unless it's a heat wave or a cold wave in winter, it's typically very mild around these parts...
Forum: Canada
Oct 15th 2015, 7:21 am
Replies: 188
Views: 19,432
Posted By Jsmth321

Re: What do you dislike about living in Ontario?

I found the whole cottage thing odd when I was in ON, seemed everyone I met had some sort of cottage.

Maybe folks in BC have a cottage, but haven't heard anyone here ever mention going to the...
Forum: Canada
Oct 13th 2015, 10:41 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 19,432
Posted By Jsmth321

Re: What do you dislike about living in Ontario?

313 days.....;) But sure beats most of Canada most likely... But certainly the best place in AZ and probably the US for sun and lack of rain.

Annual Days of Sunshine in Arizona - Current Results...
Forum: Canada
Oct 13th 2015, 10:34 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 19,432
Posted By Jsmth321

Re: What do you dislike about living in Ontario?

The sunshine point is really relative to what your used to, I found Ontario to be a sunshine paradise in winter, but of course we have a lot of gray gloomy days in this part of Canada in winter with...
Forum: Canada
Oct 13th 2015, 2:03 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 19,432
Posted By Jsmth321

Re: What do you dislike about living in Ontario?

I don't live there any longer, and I don't have 5 things as I wasn't there long enough but:

1) It was a little too cold for my liking in the winter.

2) It was a little too humid in the late...
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