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Forum: Canada
Jan 2nd 2009, 6:47 pm
Replies: 193
Views: 13,756
Posted By JamesM

Re: Moving to Toronto

I enjoyed Christmas and NYE in Canada immensely. I went and spent Christmas Day at a freinds for dinner and then spent NYE at a house party which was good fun.

My boss at work told me not to...
Forum: Canada
Dec 20th 2008, 12:06 pm
Replies: 193
Views: 13,756
Posted By JamesM

Re: Moving to Toronto

That Saturday with all the rain was the absolute worst Saturday I can remember!!!

Not sure about internet shopping from Canadian supermarkets so someone else will answer that?

When I was there...
Forum: Canada
Dec 5th 2008, 2:28 pm
Replies: 193
Views: 13,756
Posted By JamesM

Re: Moving to Toronto

I found driving on the motorway in Montreal pretty terrifying! The French-Canadians behind the wheel are absolute lunatics aswell!
Forum: Canada
Dec 4th 2008, 11:47 am
Replies: 193
Views: 13,756
Posted By JamesM

Re: Moving to Toronto

I found driving in Toronto relatively easy, and I definately think it is easier than in the UK. The first two weeks was hard work remembering the car I was driving was on my right and that I had to...
Forum: Canada
Nov 30th 2008, 11:24 am
Replies: 193
Views: 13,756
Posted By JamesM

Re: Moving to Toronto

Hi Maria_747

dbd33 makes an excellent point when he says look into the Beaches. Personally I have never spent much time there but several freinds who've lived there quite liked it.

I would hate...
Forum: Canada
Nov 28th 2008, 4:16 pm
Replies: 193
Views: 13,756
Posted By JamesM

Re: Toronto - 4 Months In

Where are you living over there Craig? How you finding the local Toronto beers?

There is certainly no urgency to full jobs over here in the UK at the mo. I got made redundant in September and have...
Forum: Canada
Nov 26th 2008, 9:54 pm
Replies: 193
Views: 13,756
Posted By JamesM

Re: Moving to Toronto

Just a shame the busiest highway question never comes up in pub quiz's!
Forum: Canada
Nov 26th 2008, 9:53 pm
Replies: 193
Views: 13,756
Posted By JamesM

Re: Moving to Toronto

I do remember reading that the busiest stretch of motorway (highway) in the world was the 401 between Toronto and Mississauga. Not sure if it's still the case- but definately 4 years ago. At it's...
Forum: Canada
Nov 26th 2008, 6:35 pm
Replies: 193
Views: 13,756
Posted By JamesM

Re: Moving to Toronto

I disagree that there are major traffic issues in Yonge-Eglinton as having lived there and visited there many times I have never had bad problems getting out.
I got onto the 401 easy. Just went down...
Forum: Canada
Nov 26th 2008, 1:04 pm
Replies: 193
Views: 13,756
Posted By JamesM

Re: Moving to Toronto

Sounds like you live more in the country than the burbs?

If you've payed Mississauga taxes for all those years you've definately earned the right to bag the place!

You must know the GTA better...
Forum: Canada
Nov 26th 2008, 10:22 am
Replies: 193
Views: 13,756
Posted By JamesM

Re: Moving to Toronto

Db33 is the restaurant Fonzarelli's still in Brampton?

I lived in Bramptom 2 month's (it was like a prison sentence), that is the sort of town that really does make me realise I could never live...
Forum: Canada
Nov 25th 2008, 10:53 pm
Replies: 193
Views: 13,756
Posted By JamesM

Re: Moving to Toronto

Yes. Scallywags does "The Soccer Breakfast" which is lovely. Scallywags is Yonge/ St.Clair if memory serves. Not far from Yonge-Eglington. It is good for premier league, a nightmare to watch England...
Forum: Canada
Nov 25th 2008, 10:51 pm
Replies: 193
Views: 13,756
Posted By JamesM

Re: Moving to Toronto

I liked that Gabby's specifically because it was very small and therefore you would always get chatting to people. Incredibly freindly and a good way to get to know people in the Neighbourhood.
Forum: Canada
Nov 25th 2008, 10:36 pm
Replies: 193
Views: 13,756
Posted By JamesM

Re: Moving to Toronto

Of the top of my head it's hard to say. I pretty much found that Yonge-Eglinton offered me evreything I needed from dry cleaning to coffee. What really impressed me was the quality of take away food...
Forum: Canada
Nov 25th 2008, 10:26 pm
Replies: 193
Views: 13,756
Posted By JamesM

Re: Moving to Toronto

When you mention Schwarma's, there are quite a few places that do them in Toronto.

I did however struggle to find dirty donner kebab's.

You can however go and get chinese food after a night...
Forum: Canada
Nov 25th 2008, 10:16 pm
Replies: 193
Views: 13,756
Posted By JamesM

Re: Moving to Toronto

Actually I am not sure what your interests are but I wish when I got to Toronto some one had told me about the TCSSC (Toronto Central Sports & Social Club). They run lots of events and activities and...
Forum: Canada
Nov 25th 2008, 9:48 pm
Replies: 193
Views: 13,756
Posted By JamesM

Re: Moving to Toronto

I actually have my Simplified Application with CIC. I am expecting to get my 90 day request in the first half of next year.

The truth is when I applied back in January 2007 I don't think it was...
Forum: Canada
Nov 25th 2008, 9:25 pm
Replies: 193
Views: 13,756
Posted By JamesM

Re: Moving to Toronto

I used to drive from Mid-Town to Mississauga for work. Took on average 45 minutes each way. I lived in Yonge-Eglinton which I can highly recommend if nightlife is important to you. It is particularly...
Forum: Canada
Nov 24th 2008, 6:01 pm
Replies: 193
Views: 13,756
Posted By JamesM

Re: Moving to Toronto

Just so you know Mikey B Dragon's Den was invented in the UK by the BBC and they then sold the concept on.
Forum: Canada
Nov 24th 2008, 2:39 pm
Replies: 193
Views: 13,756
Posted By JamesM

Re: Moving to Toronto

You can keep Dual Nationality.

I do not know about work permit's in the US.

Most of the TV in Canada is American with a small amount of local Canadian stuff. If you want to watch British TV-...
Forum: Canada
Nov 23rd 2008, 9:47 pm
Replies: 193
Views: 13,756
Posted By JamesM

Re: Moving to Toronto

I lived and worked in Toronto for a year. The winter there is very different but I do not want to overwhelm you.

My advice if you get your PR in February is to head out in the spring and find a...
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