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Forum: Canada
Aug 11th 2007, 5:37 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,252
Posted By SpeC

Re: Annual leave/vacation/holiday

Yikes,

Well at least Canada is better than the USA, they get a big fat zero according to that graph.

LOL you have to work for the company 30 years to get 3 weeks. I'd have been retired 10 years...
Forum: Canada
Jul 31st 2007, 6:59 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 949
Posted By SpeC

Re: Golf advice needed

Correct I've played many a mixed four ball, Jesus never again. I never heard moaning like it when the ladies missed a PAR putt. Then came the usual whinges (in my experiences only) "you walked on my...
Forum: Canada
Jul 31st 2007, 6:17 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By SpeC

3 Weeks until the BIG Move

It'll be 3 weeks this Thursday coming, when we jump on a plane for Ontario for good :ohmy:
For some unknown reason I'm starting to get mixed emotions about the event, happy, excited, confused but...
Forum: Canada
Jul 15th 2007, 7:18 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,864
Posted By SpeC

Re: How long does it take for PR card to come?

Hello,
Our's arrived at the Canadian address we supplied 2 weeks after we landed, the hotel then forwarded them on to us at our UK address.

From what I've read on this forum and my own...
Forum: Canada
Jul 4th 2007, 6:48 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By SpeC

Thumbs up Arriving in Ontario for good mid August

A quick note to thank everyone on the forum for all the helpful advice and support.

We are due to land permanently mid August, one question I need to ask is "what kind of references" would I need...
Forum: Canada
May 28th 2007, 3:14 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By SpeC

Re: Closing an account with BT

Ouch!!
Sorry to hear you had so much aggro, we kicked BT into touch a few years back and moved to Cable, due to a similar problem.
I wouldn't worry to much about your credit report, unless your...
Forum: Canada
May 23rd 2007, 8:00 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,255
Posted By SpeC

Re: For Brits selling up - HIPs are ditched!

I've never voted in my life cos of stuff like this...... In which case you have no right, to rant about anything the 'in power' government does. As theoretically you have given them your vote by NOT...
Forum: Canada
May 20th 2007, 7:45 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 347
Posted By SpeC

Car Insurance Best cover to get?

Helllo Guys,
I will be moving to Hamilton permenantly mid August :).

I've been reading up on auto insurance and was wondering, what peoples level of cover they have, or what they would recommend....
Forum: Canada
May 15th 2007, 12:59 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 367
Posted By SpeC

Flying To J C Munro permenantly Mid August

Hello Guys,

It seems like this process has taken forever, but we're finally moving to the Hamilton area for good in August.

Decisions- Decisions.
To buy or lease a car when we arrive?, if...
May 7th 2007, 11:06 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By SpeC

Re: PR Cards

Rodsey
Many thanks for your reply, I guessed that would be the case, so I called the hotel & asked them what you put in your reply (before you replied).Just to side on the air of caution.

Thanks...
May 7th 2007, 9:20 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By SpeC

PR Cards

One quick question, my apologies if it's been asked a 100 times.

We landed at YYZ on April 27th 2007, no problems getting through Immigration or Customs. My question is :"I gave the border...
Forum: Canada
Apr 30th 2007, 7:21 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By SpeC

Landing Experience

Finally Landed at YYZ on Friday 27/04/2007

One word sums up the experiance *Painless*.

Arrived at Toronto int at 3:30, proceeded to passport control informed them we were here to land, and was...
Forum: Canada
Jan 21st 2007, 4:16 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,638
Posted By SpeC

Re: I'm working in Canada, Why leave the UK? I'm considering to move there, any advic

How very true that statement is, during my extensive travels both working & living in differnt parts of the world, every North American I've met has said to me "you come from London" as if that's the...
Jan 19th 2007, 8:10 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By SpeC

Re: What a bare-faced cheek !!!

LOL yeh, just watched the local news, it was one of the main headlines. As his waistline got smaller his bank balance got bigger :mad:.
Deserves all he gets in my opinion.
Forum: Canada
Jan 19th 2007, 7:58 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By SpeC

Re: Shipping Mountain Bikes?

Now that brings back happy mammary's (memories) I mean, I had a crush :o on Linda Carter aka Wonderwoman when I was but a lad.
Forum: Canada
Jan 19th 2007, 7:49 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By SpeC

Re: Shipping Mountain Bikes?

Thanks Rich,Wonderwoman
Yes, I am intending to put them in the container along with the (Kitchen sink ;) ), if my dear wife has anything to do with it.
Forum: Canada
Jan 19th 2007, 7:34 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By SpeC

Shipping Mountain Bikes?

Advice needed again please, I've done a search but very little comes up regarding this subject :(
Has anyone done this?, if so were there/could there be any complications or aggro from customs.
I'm...
Forum: Canada
Jan 18th 2007, 5:02 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 934
Posted By SpeC

Re: Happy 40th to me !!!!!

Many Happy Returns to you :D .
I'll be 41 :eek: the day we land in Canada, what a way to start my 42nd year.
Forum: Canada
Jan 15th 2007, 6:06 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By SpeC

Cable/Satellite in Ontario?

Hello All.
I know this may seem like a 'how long is a piece of string' question, but I was wondering what peoples opininon's were, if any, thay had regarding these packages?.
I'm currently on cable...
Forum: Canada
Jan 12th 2007, 3:51 pm
Replies: 109
Views: 5,212
Posted By SpeC

Re: Is Canadian TV crap? Yes/No

Well that will keep her happy then, all sorted :D
Forum: Canada
Jan 12th 2007, 2:48 pm
Replies: 109
Views: 5,212
Posted By SpeC

Re: Is Canadian TV crap? Yes/No

As long as my two girls (10 & 8) can get the Disney channel and such like, I'll suppose they'll be happy :) .
As for me, my Guitars & music will do the trick pretty much the same as it does in the...
Jan 11th 2007, 6:46 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 3,276
Posted By SpeC

Re: police check

http://www.escapemate.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=Downloads&file=index&req=viewdownload&cid=13

This one will take you to it :D
Jan 11th 2007, 6:44 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 3,276
Posted By SpeC

Re: police check

This link may help, to all you good folk out there:

http://www.escapemate.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=Downloads&file=index&req=viewdownload&cid=13
Jan 11th 2007, 6:28 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,023
Posted By SpeC

Re: PLEASE HELP!! ANY advice on immigration consultants??

We used ACIC and found them extremely good, they got our SW application through wthout any problems,it escapes me the total cost of their services but as a previous poster states, you pay by...
Forum: Canada
Jan 8th 2007, 7:51 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By SpeC

Re: Getting a car/taking over a lease in BC

iaink,
it amazes me what a wealth of information you post on this forum. You really should be a Mod :).Well you'd get my vote.
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