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Forum: Trucking
Jun 29th 2020, 7:24 am
Replies: 2
Views: 761
Posted By alandoug

Re: Are all the old originals now out to graze :)

Hi Dave,
I’m still out here in Alberta. 8 years & just renewing my PR card.

Owner Op for the last 2 years. Should have done that years before I did .

How you doing?
Forum: Trucking
Nov 17th 2018, 1:53 am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,514
Posted By alandoug

Re: License Conversion

He will have to do an airbrake theory & practical test. A general theory test. Plus a practical (driving) test. I believe there maybe more training specified as well now.

As said before truck...
Forum: Trucking
May 4th 2016, 7:28 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 2,340
Posted By alandoug

Re: Companys with LMIAS

Try Watt & Stewart 403-625-4436
Forum: Trucking
Dec 4th 2015, 4:18 am
Replies: 16
Views: 6,586
Posted By alandoug

Re: Good Trucking Company with fair shift/homelife 2015/16

Stay out of Alberta if you want PR. Nominations are over subscribed & can take over a year to get from when you apply.
Forum: Trucking
Nov 4th 2015, 4:49 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,981
Posted By alandoug

Re: canadian maratime trucking

He worked for Bulk Carriers. I think they have LMIAs now. You could call them?
Forum: Trucking
Aug 5th 2015, 4:55 am
Replies: 26
Views: 4,529
Posted By alandoug

Re: PR arrived

Nice to see you found your place. I'm just chilling out now, relaxing. I've got a contact to do Yellowknife, though he said there is a lot of BS up there now. Good to have on the CV though!!
Forum: Trucking
Aug 4th 2015, 11:45 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 4,529
Posted By alandoug

Re: PR arrived

Our PR. came last week. Been working at Watt & Stewart nearly 2 and a half years.... All good, flag poled at Coutts AB. No prob.
Forum: Trucking
Jul 11th 2015, 5:40 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,215
Posted By alandoug

Re: LMIA & 310T liecence

Experience has show that pestering government departments in Canada has a very negative effect. They are accountable to no one & really don't care.
I would suggest your husband's prospective...
Forum: Trucking
Feb 5th 2015, 8:35 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,503
Posted By alandoug

Re: My recent experience of work permits

We are still on mileage pay, just how the sums work out is beyond me. But the powers that be seem satisfied with what the company has produced.
Forum: Trucking
Feb 5th 2015, 3:24 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,503
Posted By alandoug

Re: My recent experience of work permits

Niel, just to clarify the line the company took. All the drivers whose original 2 year WP was about to, or had expired & wanted to stay. They all had LMIAs applied for, last year. They were allowed...
Forum: Trucking
Feb 4th 2015, 7:49 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,503
Posted By alandoug

Re: My recent experience of work permits

Lou, well over 50%. But we are told so long as he says he'll pay $26 an hour he is in the high wage bracket & the 30% no longer applies.

It is a fact that all those he has got LMIAs for now have 2...
Forum: Trucking
Feb 4th 2015, 3:28 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,503
Posted By alandoug

My recent experience of work permits

I started work for my present employer in March 2013. I applied for AINP in November 2013, it was granted in August 2014. The PR application was received by CIC in October 2014. I have heard nothing,...
Forum: Canada
Jan 15th 2015, 1:36 am
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By alandoug

Warning: driving licence renewal

Word of warning for everyone driving in Canada. When you renew your driving licence make sure you have MORE than 90 days left on your work permit. If you don't, they will need proof you have already...
Forum: Trucking
Jan 12th 2015, 12:42 am
Replies: 4
Views: 978
Posted By alandoug

Re: Advise on Canada

Flat deck every time. Way better work than reefers out here. More work, less waiting around. Reefer work is bloody ridiculous amounts of being messed about by morons.
You get used to the work & it...
Jan 8th 2015, 4:27 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,239
Posted By alandoug

Re: Pretty Messed Up

Sydney NS had our PR application on the 17th October last year. No AOR yet, we have heard nothing. Am told its nearer 4 months now.
Forum: Trucking
Dec 7th 2014, 7:40 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,535
Posted By alandoug

Re: Frustrated

Flat to the matt is dead right. Look what happened in Europe when the borders & paperwork went. Anyone remember the price of an ECMT book? Make it easy & look what arrived.

These new regs could...
Nov 20th 2014, 8:41 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 907
Posted By alandoug

Re: Timeline to PR file number

My understanding is I that I only get the file number once the application has been accepted as complete by CIC.
Whether the WP is open or closed seems to be a lottery in practical terms. Some get...
Nov 20th 2014, 7:44 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 907
Posted By alandoug

Re: Timeline to PR file number

To expand a little..... I have been working for the same employer for 20 months. They can get me another WP linked to the company as I have been nominated by the province, when my present one runs...
Nov 20th 2014, 7:19 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 907
Posted By alandoug

Timeline to PR file number

I applied for PR following my provincial nomination in Alberta 5 weeks ago. Has anybody got any idea how long CIC take to issue a file number? I am looking to apply for a bridging open WP. But the...
Forum: Trucking
Nov 2nd 2014, 3:13 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 4,529
Posted By alandoug

Re: PR arrived

Well done Milan. We took nearly 10 months just to get nominated in Alberta. Doing Federal stage now.
Still working at Watt & Stewart. They are not hiring at the moment due to the new TFW...
Forum: Trucking
Oct 13th 2014, 8:31 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,578
Posted By alandoug

Re: Straight truck driving in Canada

The employer has to fulfill the criteria laid down in the rules they agree to abide by when being authorized to be part of the TFW program. Fines for non compliance can be upto $100,000.

What you...
Forum: Trucking
Oct 13th 2014, 5:31 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,578
Posted By alandoug

Re: Straight truck driving in Canada

As far as I am aware the LMIA is one name only & costs $1000. Which the employer must pay. Whether the application is granted or refused the employer loses the $1000. Without the relevant experience...
Forum: Trucking
Oct 13th 2014, 4:21 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,578
Posted By alandoug

Re: Straight truck driving in Canada

No.6 months with your employer in MB. Them you can apply for nomination.

You need 2 years experience for your prospective employer to get an LMIA in your name.

Read about the recent changes to...
Oct 11th 2014, 8:14 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 12,177
Posted By alandoug

Re: Please Help ! Truck driver needs LMO/LMIA

Where did you find the comments?
Oct 11th 2014, 3:41 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 12,177
Posted By alandoug

Re: Please Help ! Truck driver needs LMO/LMIA

The government is trying to make things BETTER for foreign workers, not worse with the recent changes. To make sure employers don't take advantage of their position & the worker is paid & treated...
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