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Forum: Canada
Mar 17th 2011, 2:13 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By port7

Pensions and Canada

One of the considerations on the move to Canada, is eventually growing old and retiring there.

So I am interested in understanding what is available regards pensions, care for elderly.


Do...
Mar 15th 2011, 10:34 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,631
Posted By port7

Re: LMO from Alberta

Hope you don't mind me asking, but I am considering a very similar route.

What area of IT do you work in? How did you find the job hunting and Market in Edmonton? How does the pay compare

I...
Mar 14th 2011, 11:29 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 11,298
Posted By port7

Re: How to find an Employer who can apply for an LMO?

I am in a similar situation

An IT contractor with 15 yrs experience, looking for a Canadian employer to offer me a job and LMO.

So Helicat did your OH turn up in person on the reccie with the...
Forum: Canada
Mar 14th 2011, 4:27 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 5,877
Posted By port7

Re: Edmonton, Vancouver or Calgary - we need a decision. Thoughts?

If you dont mind me asking, what field of work does your hubby work in?

P.S. When you visit Calgary, make sure you visit Pete's Drive-In, the shakes and burgers are fantastic, but don't ask for a...
Forum: Canada
Mar 14th 2011, 1:42 pm
Forum: Canada
Mar 14th 2011, 1:11 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,048
Posted By port7

Re: Ways into Alberta

Cheers for that, so the EDS / HP office, assume is it a field office for them to service Edmonton / Alberta based clients? So will have Architects for hire :-)

I notice IBM has a place in...
Mar 14th 2011, 1:06 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 807
Posted By port7

The List

On the list of in demand occupations, there is one that says

* Professional Occupations in Business Services to Management

What exactly is that? For example in my line of work, I could be...
Forum: Canada
Mar 14th 2011, 10:03 am
Replies: 0
Views: 569
Posted By port7

Opportunities Canada Expo Tickets

Does anyone know of any promo codes or offers to get cheaper tickets to the Canada Expo in Manchester this weekend?

Cheers
Forum: Canada
Mar 13th 2011, 11:31 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,048
Posted By port7

Re: Ways into Alberta

Didn't know about Canadian Western, though it was ATB I was thinking about, and I have already contacted a few people on LinkedIn about that (ATB).

Yes Calgary would probably be the better bet,...
Forum: Canada
Mar 11th 2011, 7:38 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,048
Posted By port7

Ways into Alberta

OK so I have just been given the amber light from SHMBO to 'look into' making the move to Canada.

We would be moving to the Edmonton area, as thats where my brother and his family live and one of...
Mar 11th 2011, 5:45 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 1,053
Posted By port7

Enterprise Architecture in Alberta

Hello everyone!

Anyone have a feel as to what the Enterprise Architecture market is like in the Alberta? Ideally Edmonton area.

I have been in architecture for about 8 years now, currently at...
Forum: Canada
Dec 11th 2009, 7:30 am
Replies: 2
Views: 529
Posted By port7

Late Xmas Pressie Options for Edmonton?

Hi I need to order some presents for relatives (young parents with 2 kids) in Edmonton, anyone got any ideas? Ideally I want to be able to order from the UK (where I am) with a Candian company so as...
Forum: Canada
Mar 22nd 2008, 10:05 pm
Replies: 244
Views: 24,760
Posted By port7

Forum: Canada
Mar 20th 2008, 8:52 pm
Replies: 244
Views: 24,760
Posted By port7

Re: IT Skilled workers

Well no-one has correctly guessed my current assignment
Forum: Canada
Mar 20th 2008, 4:41 pm
Replies: 244
Views: 24,760
Posted By port7

Re: IT Skilled workers

Well like most places my job title changes depending on who you are speaking to, from senior architect to technical architecture manager to just tech arch or even systems consultant.

Back to the...
Forum: Canada
Mar 19th 2008, 10:55 am
Replies: 244
Views: 24,760
Posted By port7

Re: IT Skilled workers

Begins with M and is based in the North West
Forum: Canada
Mar 19th 2008, 9:10 am
Replies: 244
Views: 24,760
Posted By port7

Re: IT Skilled workers

Nah, a bit more downmarket than that
Forum: Canada
Mar 18th 2008, 8:37 pm
Replies: 244
Views: 24,760
Posted By port7

Re: IT Skilled workers

OK another thread jumper here.

I am just wondering what the call is in Canada for Technical / Solution Architects.

I am currently chief architect for a major UK retailer, doing technical design...
Forum: Canada
Nov 4th 2007, 9:13 am
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By port7

Re: Short term rental required in Edmonton

In Edmonton if you want a suite then we have stayed at the Tower On The Park before, good location downtown. Nice suite and reasonable.

Though as others have mentioned the Holiday Inn Express...
Forum: Canada
Oct 28th 2007, 9:01 am
Replies: 4
Views: 992
Posted By port7

Re: Canadian Affair....

As long as the Manchester - Calgary stays I am happy, though a Manchester - Edmonton would be great!
Forum: Canada
Oct 28th 2007, 8:56 am
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By port7

Re: Hello from Edmonton

Same here, I work in It. I am an Enterprise Architect consultant, currently working for a large UK retailer (200 stores, £1.5BN turnover).

Whats that sort of market like it Edmonton?
Nov 30th 2006, 9:20 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By port7

Multiregion DVD Player in Edmonton?

Does anyone know where you can get a Multireigion DVD Player anywhere in Edmonton?

I usualy send my brother over a few UK DVD's for Xmas and he has problems playing them. So this Xmas I want to...
Forum: Canada
May 28th 2006, 9:37 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By port7

Re: visiting alberta for 5 weeks please help

[QUOTE=fordyfun]Weres the best hotel in edmonton to stay with kids and is an excellent standard tried the fantasyland hotel but is full![ also must see places around the area in driving...
Forum: Canada
Apr 15th 2006, 8:52 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By port7

Company Transfer? (EDS)

I have a job offer from EDS at the moment here in the UK, I notice they have offices all over Canada (including Edmonton, where we would like to go!).

Has anyone ever done an internal company...
Forum: Canada
Apr 14th 2006, 7:13 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,606
Posted By port7

Edmonton wants more imigrants!

Aparently Edmonton is feeling left out with regards to getting it's share of imigrants!

Edmonton Journal Link...
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