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Forum: Canada
Oct 18th 2020, 1:46 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,052
Posted By TheAwesomeMatt

Question Arriving Vancouver transfer to Van Island, with dog, advice :)

Welcome to Victoria, BC. Been here for a while and it's a great little place, far from perfect but hopefully you'll like it. Good luck finding a place to live with your dog.

Not sure if you can...
Jul 26th 2020, 11:09 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 1,728
Posted By TheAwesomeMatt

Re: Looking to move from Midlands UK too New Brunswick Canada

Owner/Operator LMIA? I don't know enough about moving from that to PR though, I don't think there is anything under the AIPP for self employed people but there is a NB PNP entrepreneurial stream,...
Forum: Canada
May 18th 2020, 4:11 am
Forum: Canada
May 9th 2020, 6:47 am
Replies: 121
Views: 16,170
Posted By TheAwesomeMatt

Re: Top Reasons to Move (and Not Move) to Canada

I would say there are many other issues finding a family doctor is almost impossible, I've been a resident of BC for almost a decade and have given up, and wait times are apparently very long (though...
Forum: Canada
Feb 25th 2020, 1:00 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,255
Posted By TheAwesomeMatt

Re: SIM only Phone Contract

I use Public Mobile and they're pretty decent, I think my 5gig plan with unlimited calls and text is around $38/month
Feb 17th 2020, 8:12 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By TheAwesomeMatt

Re: help is required please

Maybe they mean an Owner/Operator LMIA?
Forum: Canada
Feb 9th 2020, 2:03 am
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By TheAwesomeMatt

Re: Vancouver Island (mobile phone, internet, utilities)

I live in Victoria

I use Public Mobile, which is $38/month for 5gb, unlimited calling and text. It uses the Telus network.

Hydro is around $30 a month for my condo, more in the winter and less...
Forum: Canada
Dec 31st 2019, 11:36 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,513
Posted By TheAwesomeMatt

Re: Help with banking in Canada

I've lived in Canada for 10 years now and have never used cheques, what situations are people using them for?
Forum: Europe
Nov 25th 2019, 12:23 am
Replies: 47
Views: 9,621
Posted By TheAwesomeMatt

Re: No forum for Austria?

It was obviously a joke, but it's nice that you have such high opinion of expats.
Forum: Europe
Nov 24th 2019, 7:18 am
Replies: 47
Views: 9,621
Posted By TheAwesomeMatt

Re: No forum for Austria?

Erm, guys, there is one:

Forum: USA
Nov 19th 2019, 1:58 am
Replies: 51
Views: 6,591
Posted By TheAwesomeMatt

Re: Renewing UK Passport in USA - Couple Questions

Hasn't this always been asked? I know that I had to provide that when I countersigned a friend's paper application earlier this year.

It's kinda bizarrely classist that only certain professions...
Forum: Canada
Nov 2nd 2019, 11:26 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,441
Posted By TheAwesomeMatt

Re: Viability of moving to Canada and accounting qualifications

I would finish your studies in the UK and then move to Canada, if you moved over here first then you'd have to do the Prep program and add an extra couple of years to the qualification process.
Oct 31st 2019, 8:36 pm
Replies: 297
Views: 20,861
Posted By TheAwesomeMatt

Re: UK General Election

Never seen the appeal of the Conservative party, don't think I could ever bring myself to vote for them. ​I'm voting by proxy, have it set up with my dad and he's a labour remain voter in a safe...
Oct 9th 2019, 9:35 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By TheAwesomeMatt

Re: Landed as a PR - passport stamp enquiry?

The processing times for PR cards is pretty quick right now, around 20 days I think. You may get it before you leave
Sep 2nd 2019, 5:28 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By TheAwesomeMatt

Re: IEC/EE Confusion

I had a bridging work permit after an IEC, though that was about 5 years ago. I don't imagine the rules have changed?
Apr 15th 2019, 4:22 pm
Replies: 1,313
Views: 67,522
Posted By TheAwesomeMatt

Re: Shamima Begum has UK citizenship revoked

Legal aid funding has been cut by almost 40% in the last decade, we should probably be placing some pressure on those doing the cutting.
Feb 5th 2019, 4:24 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,449
Posted By TheAwesomeMatt

Re: Citizenship finally!

They do the oath here in Victoria? I thought you had to go to Vancouver?
Nov 20th 2018, 5:31 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,404
Posted By TheAwesomeMatt

Re: Moving my Business to USA

I was under the impression that a lot of the medical inadmissiblity issues for dependents were relaxed last year, is this not true?
Sep 25th 2018, 2:26 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,229
Posted By TheAwesomeMatt

Re: Victoria BC Meet ups

I'm a Victoria resident, it's alright here tbh. Especially the pubs, I don't know how often I'd be able to meet up as I'm usually either busy or broke, but I'd try if something is arranged.

Forum: Canada
Sep 25th 2018, 2:13 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,974
Posted By TheAwesomeMatt

Re: Brits are way friendlier than Canadians

If you dislike Albertans then you might not like the Island too much, we're full of them.
Sep 25th 2018, 12:49 am
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By TheAwesomeMatt

Re: Entry to US with greencard and foreign passport expiry date

It literally takes about 2 weeks to renew a UK passport, if you're worried about its validity.
Sep 7th 2018, 7:34 am
Replies: 42
Views: 2,587
Posted By TheAwesomeMatt

Re: Time to Citizenship after PR?

What do you mean by outskirts? Burnaby/new west or further out like Chilliwack or Abbotsford? It may be easiest to get the skytrain in if it's the former areas, not so much the others.
Aug 3rd 2018, 7:35 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By TheAwesomeMatt

Re: Buying a Canadian Business

If you were interested in keeping the business in BC then you could qualify through BC PNP:


You still need a good...
Forum: USA
Mar 1st 2018, 10:06 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By TheAwesomeMatt

Re: UK Mothers Day 11th March.

Shit. Thanks for the reminder.
Jan 17th 2018, 12:10 am
Replies: 177
Views: 6,373
Posted By TheAwesomeMatt

Re: Are Canada's immigration targets and numbers sustainable?

I have no problem with the number of immigrants to Canada, that would be hypocritical considering I moved here in the past decade. I do think that the parent/grandparent stream is kinda odd, it looks...
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