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Jun 29th 2015, 1:08 am
Replies: 6
Views: 954
Posted By pennydog

Re: Not the greatest landing experience....

Reading my post back it's not hugely clear, not great at typing on a tablet!
Jun 29th 2015, 1:04 am
Replies: 6
Views: 954
Posted By pennydog

Re: Not the greatest landing experience....

Thank you, alls well that ends well but I wish I could have given an address to post my pr card to. Nope not Toronto, not sure if I should say...
Jun 28th 2015, 11:18 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 954
Posted By pennydog

Not the greatest landing experience....

I thought I'd share my experience of landing today, it was quite stressful.

We landed today (undisclosed airport!), and were called up to the counter.We declared we wanted to activate our...
Jun 22nd 2015, 1:39 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,559
Posted By pennydog

Re: 'Landing' / Activating PR, but not moving permanently. Q..

Thanks FL- I think we should all land with you,less hassle that way :thumbsup:



I figure that if I refurbish my £5 pair of old stools and decide to bring them with me, they'll have a hard time...
Jun 22nd 2015, 10:54 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,559
Posted By pennydog

Re: 'Landing' / Activating PR, but not moving permanently. Q..

I've found it to be a 50/50 split depending on who you ask. Former Lancastrian here will tell you it's OK not to have it on your recce and I would love to go with his word, however I go out on my...
Jun 18th 2015, 4:18 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 5,053
Posted By pennydog

Re: Fed Skilled Worker 2014...Timeline

Thank you. I tried to forewarn them as directed by FL but that was the response I got.

I'd much much rather not but my confidence is knocked by the inconsistency and some of the things I have read...
Jun 18th 2015, 3:58 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 5,053
Posted By pennydog

Re: Fed Skilled Worker 2014...Timeline

I asked CBSA if I needed to do the lists since I won't be moving for a year and have just got an (automated) email back.

They do indeed require a goods to follow list still apparently. Or that's...
Jun 17th 2015, 1:51 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 5,053
Posted By pennydog

Re: Fed Skilled Worker 2014...Timeline

I think that's right Roberto…. just don't present your certificate or declare that you're on anything more than a holiday trip. We got ours today but are going over there on holiday a week on Sunday...
May 27th 2015, 5:27 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,358
Posted By pennydog

Re: Our story so far... FSW application 2014

We are in the same boat but we did go with Brazolot (I hadn't seen the negative stuff before we signed though). We were going to apply May 2013 but like you, my job wasn't on the list. Brazolot...
May 7th 2015, 10:16 am
Replies: 65
Views: 5,053
Posted By pennydog

Re: Fed Skilled Worker 2014...Timeline

I've done the above just waiting on our medicals tomorrow! Good luck with the police check turnaround, we applied for ours before the medical and did it standard speed and it got there in time so I...
Apr 24th 2015, 7:13 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By pennydog

Re: Time period for a FSW visa

We applied in July 2014 (so not through Express), and we are getting requests for medicals and Right for PR fee, it looks like we are nearly at the end of the line, so I think 3 years is wrong....
Apr 24th 2015, 7:55 am
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By pennydog

Apr 23rd 2015, 8:56 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By pennydog

Medicals: what to expect?

I've been browsing around the forum and searching and I can't find anything on what to expect from the medical exam, can anyone please enlighten me? We were asked to get the tests done today so our...
Nov 19th 2014, 4:34 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 5,053
Posted By pennydog

Re: Fed Skilled Worker 2014...Timeline

Same boat as you Kayla - I'm now praying they don't contact my work place as I've not told them anything since it's ages away yet
Forum: Canada
Aug 21st 2014, 2:29 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 988
Posted By pennydog

Re: A hypothetical question - possible job offer

Thanks everyone - confirmed my suspicions! :D
Forum: Canada
Aug 21st 2014, 9:33 am
Replies: 9
Views: 988
Posted By pennydog

Re: A hypothetical question - possible job offer

Thanks everyone, no offence taken :)

I think the risk is he hasn't been offered a job, it's probably not been considered as christmasoopma has said. It's not actually a police officer job it's a...
Forum: Canada
Aug 20th 2014, 2:38 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 988
Posted By pennydog

A hypothetical question - possible job offer

So, my partner is in the Police and we applied for PR through the FSWP on the basis of my job.

However, strangely (in that I'm not sure what he's been doing and who he has been emailing behind the...
Aug 20th 2014, 2:32 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 848
Posted By pennydog

Re: Marriage during application process

I'm also one of those! My application went in last month under FSWP and we get married next month :) I actually used our booking documents (we are getting married in Alberta) as evidence of our...
Forum: Canada
Jun 6th 2014, 4:11 pm
Replies: 127
Views: 7,703
Posted By pennydog

Re: Gunman on the loose - Moncton

Really glad this is over and it wasn't a death by cop situation!

Just to add my twopenneth worth into the guns debate- I think the main problem with America is that they don't have free...
May 29th 2014, 2:13 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,137
Posted By pennydog

Re: Proof of funds for PR

I've just done this and I got a letter from the estate agent the very next day. Their standard free valuation is available in writing and is good enough- I was open and honest with them saying we...
May 8th 2014, 1:22 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 5,496
Posted By pennydog

Re: FSW - letter of reference

Well it worked and I have all the paperwork bar the ielts in a fortnight! Thanks christmasoompa- if I get in I owe you a beverage :)
Forum: Canada
May 4th 2014, 3:54 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 7,591
Posted By pennydog

Re: Niagara-on-the-Lake - worth a side-trip?

We stopped off in Niagara-on-the-Lake for an afternoon on a wine tour in October, I wouldn't have been able to spend much more time there. We got engaged at the water side there :)
Apr 30th 2014, 10:47 am
Replies: 40
Views: 5,496
Posted By pennydog

Re: FSW - letter of reference

I totally get where you're coming from and you are definitely right but I have major confidence issues as I've had employment troubles a few times in the past. Plus it's too late now it's already...
Apr 30th 2014, 10:31 am
Replies: 40
Views: 5,496
Posted By pennydog

Re: FSW - letter of reference

Sorry I've totally hijacked this thread now. I did actually mention the latest news (and funnily enough about a week or two ago I did mention that our fixed mortgage is coming to an end so I need to...
Apr 30th 2014, 10:17 am
Replies: 40
Views: 5,496
Posted By pennydog

Re: FSW - letter of reference

Thank you! :thumbsup:
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