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Forum: Canada
Aug 14th 2020, 2:29 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 4,630
Posted By scotty1974

Re: Our Journey to Toronto (during COVID)

Thanks for sharing! Good to know. My parents are coming to visit next month from ABZ via LHR into YYZ with BA. They are exempt from the travel restrictions as they are parents of a CDN citizen. We...
Forum: USA
Apr 7th 2017, 3:52 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,087
Posted By scotty1974

Re: Boring, Boring, Baseball!

Sure, the MLS isn't up to the same standards as the big euro leagues and it'll probably be another 10 years before it can start to come close. I don't watch as much european football now I live in...
Forum: USA
Apr 6th 2017, 8:01 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,087
Posted By scotty1974

Re: Boring, Boring, Baseball!

I moved to Toronto 4 years ago but had been watching the Blue Jays on TV(when time difference allowed) for a few years prior to that. I also played softball before moving to Canada, so yes I love...
Mar 23rd 2017, 6:59 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,810
Posted By scotty1974

Re: The computer phone call scam

I was getting spam calls from Ghana on my cell phone for a while. I ended up answering the phone with "Hello and welcome to Toronto's premier sex hotline for sexy girls, calls cost $5 per minute"
...
Forum: Canada
Apr 7th 2016, 7:09 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,666
Posted By scotty1974

Re: Car insurance in Toronto

Try calling Johnson's for a quote - https://www1.johnson.ca/

They accepted my 6 years no claims from Ireland(they take UK no claims as well). Was the cheapest quote I got.

I pay $2200 per year...
Forum: Canada
Mar 24th 2016, 6:29 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By scotty1974

Re: Car Insurance

I would give Johnson's a call

https://www1.johnson.ca/

They accepted my no claims and driving experience from Ireland which was from 2013, it was the best quote I found
Aug 24th 2015, 7:57 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,788
Posted By scotty1974

Re: does anyone know LMIA current processing times??

approx 4 months, a friend of mine received his LMIA confirmation last week and he submitted his in April
Apr 2nd 2015, 3:14 pm
Replies: 156
Views: 9,864
Posted By scotty1974

Re: Deadline today for 1000s of temp. foreign workers

By the sounds of this article, the IEC and similar visas are going to be next....

Ottawa to limit number of foreign youth working in Canada - The Globe and Mail...
Forum: Canada
Mar 2nd 2015, 6:08 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 5,317
Posted By scotty1974

Re: Woohoo the Citizenship oath is staying.

[QUOTE=Former Lancastrian;11579230]I swear (or affirm) that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second, Queen of Canada, Her Heirs and Successors, and that...
Forum: Canada
Feb 27th 2015, 6:00 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 5,317
Posted By scotty1974

Re: Woohoo the Citizenship oath is staying.

I, personally, find it strange that in order to obtain Canadian citizenship you have to swear allegiance to an old lady(head of state or not she is a foreign non-resident head of state) living...
Feb 4th 2015, 1:30 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,450
Posted By scotty1974

Re: LMIA step by step guide for employers

Thanks for the reply guys. Turns out my friend's company really want to keep him, they are offering him the services of an immigration lawyer at their expense
They are applying for the dual intent...
Jan 30th 2015, 6:54 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,450
Posted By scotty1974

Re: LMIA step by step guide for employers

How does this option work exactly? A friend of mine's application for the CEC visa was too late for one of the 8000 spots. He is going to apply for EE and has a permanent skilled job with a bank....
Forum: Canada
Jun 9th 2013, 3:26 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,061
Posted By scotty1974

Re: Banking in Canada

We just opened a newcomers a/c with Scotiabank, one year free banking and we got a credit card with a $1000 limit to help build a credit score as well
May 12th 2013, 10:14 am
Replies: 3,400
Views: 305,131
Posted By scotty1974

Re: AOR from London August/September 2010 - Progress updates

Thanks Zhanna, I cannot believe you are waiting 6 months for PPR!

Have you emailed them to chase?
May 12th 2013, 10:13 am
Replies: 3,400
Views: 305,131
Posted By scotty1974

Re: AOR from London August/September 2010 - Progress updates

It'll be Maple Leafs all the way James :D
May 11th 2013, 9:40 am
Replies: 3,400
Views: 305,131
Posted By scotty1974

Re: AOR from London August/September 2010 - Progress updates

How did you guess :D

Kat b, we're heading to Toronto, my wife has some contacts for work there and I'm a big Blue Jays fan so she had no choice :lol:
May 10th 2013, 5:28 pm
Replies: 3,400
Views: 305,131
Posted By scotty1974

Re: AOR from London August/September 2010 - Progress updates

Well our visa journey came to an end yesterday when we got our COPR :thumbup:

We collected in person at MacDonald House, was dead easy!

We then felt it appropriate to head to the Maple Leaf pub...
Apr 26th 2013, 2:29 pm
Replies: 3,400
Views: 305,131
Posted By scotty1974

Re: AOR from London August/September 2010 - Progress updates

so we dropped off copies of our passports at the embassy yesterday, went down there at 1.30pm and was first in the queue for drop-offs. by 2pm there were only about 5 people waiting, it was such a...
Apr 18th 2013, 4:16 pm
Replies: 3,400
Views: 305,131
Posted By scotty1974

Re: AOR from London August/September 2010 - Progress updates

Thanks all for the kind words!

Off to buy some bubbly as I type this

I hope the rest of you get some news soon
Apr 18th 2013, 8:48 am
Replies: 3,400
Views: 305,131
Posted By scotty1974

Re: AOR from London August/September 2010 - Progress updates

Hi folks

We received our PPR this morning!!

Can't believe it, it's finally over :thumbsup:

Can anyone just confirm we can drop off copies of our passports at London rather than our actual...
Mar 31st 2013, 2:09 pm
Replies: 3,400
Views: 305,131
Posted By scotty1974

Re: AOR from London August/September 2010 - Progress updates

Don't you have the option of going to the embassy in person and dropping off you passports? I think then you can collect them 2 weeks later and it saves waiting on the post? I may be wrong, I was...
Mar 28th 2013, 11:31 am
Replies: 3,400
Views: 305,131
Posted By scotty1974

Re: AOR from London August/September 2010 - Progress updates

magic :thumbsup:

COPR today!!!!!!!!!! We only sent our passport copies last Tuesday. I didn't think we'd see anything for a month or so. I am so excited and thankful at the same time. At least...
Mar 18th 2013, 9:15 am
Replies: 3,400
Views: 305,131
Posted By scotty1974

Re: AOR from London August/September 2010 - Progress updates

Chin up, you only finished your meds in mid-Jan so only approx 8 weeks ago, so you could get PPR in the next few weeks, you never know

Plus CIC seem to go into showdown mode in Dec and Jan, things...
Mar 16th 2013, 12:23 pm
Replies: 3,400
Views: 305,131
Posted By scotty1974

Re: AOR from London August/September 2010 - Progress updates

Thanks beckybev and congrats on PPR!

If all goes smoothly we're hoping to get PPR in a couple of months time and land sometime in June :fingerscrossed:
Mar 16th 2013, 10:29 am
Replies: 3,400
Views: 305,131
Posted By scotty1974

Re: AOR from London August/September 2010 - Progress updates

Medicals completed yesterday! Took just over an hour for the 2 of us to be done, bloods taken, then a medical check over and urine sample with the Dr and finally the chest x-ray

Dr said all fine...
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