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Forum: Canada
Jul 25th 2014, 5:48 pm
Replies: 194
Views: 17,052
Posted By iaink

Re: Why did you choose to move to Canada?

An opinion cant be biased because it opinion, based on an individuals experiences and perception, not based on fact.

It can be different to your opinion, thats all. It would be a very boring...
Forum: Canada
Jul 25th 2014, 5:27 pm
Replies: 194
Views: 17,052
Posted By iaink

Re: Why did you choose to move to Canada?

An opinion cant be biased, by definition;)

"a view or judgment formed about something, not necessarily based on fact or knowledge."

There are plenty that have found canada to their taste,...
Forum: Canada
Jul 18th 2014, 4:32 pm
Replies: 194
Views: 17,052
Posted By iaink

Re: Why did you choose to move to Canada?

Depends how you want to define things I guess.

"Snow on the ground" winter is like 3 months, Late Dec to March, but its mostly sunny. It starts to grind for me sometime in March, this past year...
Forum: Canada
Jul 18th 2014, 3:34 pm
Replies: 194
Views: 17,052
Posted By iaink

Re: Why did you choose to move to Canada?

Canada in general awards far less vacation time, 2-4 weeks, in line with American norms.

Work hours seem to vary, and I personally think a lot of that depends entirely on what the individual...
Forum: Canada
Jul 17th 2014, 8:30 pm
Replies: 194
Views: 17,052
Posted By iaink

Re: Why did you choose to move to Canada?

I shudder to think how many words she would know if she hadnt done immersion then!
I think this is a very good point. Its easy to overlook the fact that you will have a lot to learn, and in part...
Forum: Canada
Jul 17th 2014, 7:06 pm
Replies: 194
Views: 17,052
Posted By iaink

Re: Why did you choose to move to Canada?

My kids are in "French Immersion" schooling here. My French is pants and my better halfs non existent.

My kid won the French prize in class this year, despite the presence of native french...
Forum: Canada
Jul 17th 2014, 5:53 pm
Replies: 194
Views: 17,052
Posted By iaink

Re: Why did you choose to move to Canada?

Name three:sneaky::lol:

I love the seasons here, but if Im going in the woods in February, its will be on X-C skis, and if Im out in July it will be on my bike to increase the chances I can outrun...
Forum: Canada
Jul 17th 2014, 5:52 pm
Replies: 194
Views: 17,052
Posted By iaink

Re: Why did you choose to move to Canada?

Not to mention that you dont need to go through the hassle and expense of satisfying CIC that you should be allowed in!
Forum: Canada
Jul 17th 2014, 5:17 pm
Replies: 194
Views: 17,052
Posted By iaink

Re: Why did you choose to move to Canada?

Its not much fun when its -20 and there is 2 feet of snow on the ground. At least two of the local conservation areas we normally walk are gated off during the winter.

Then again its not much fun...
Forum: Canada
Jul 17th 2014, 5:04 pm
Replies: 194
Views: 17,052
Posted By iaink

Re: Why did you choose to move to Canada?

Really? Things have changed I guess. On the other hand there are a lot more public rights of way to walk on in the UK...



There is no use shying from the fact that the weather is necessarily...
Forum: Canada
Jul 17th 2014, 2:32 pm
Replies: 194
Views: 17,052
Posted By iaink

Re: Why did you choose to move to Canada?

I came here because of a job offer out of the blue, and I stay because I dont think I can maintain the kind of life I have here in the UK. I dont need big city excitement all the time and we are...
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