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Jul 20th 2017, 3:39 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 873
Posted By julescg

Re: Travelling as a dual citizen

Thanks SchnookoLoly (that's not an easy handle to spell!!!) that's just what I needed!!
Jul 20th 2017, 1:54 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 873
Posted By julescg

Re: Travelling as a dual citizen

Awesome, thank you all, I think I'll err on the side of caution and take both, I'd read about needing my canadian one to get back in (hence a mad dash to the passport office as soon as I got my...
Forum: Canada
Jul 20th 2017, 1:05 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 906
Posted By julescg

Re: What are I.T. Salary Levels like in Nova Scotia?

I work for NTT Data and have 13yrs experience, currently I'm in the $55-$60k bracket, but the medical benefits are more than some other companies. I know we have lower salaries here but at the moment...
Jul 20th 2017, 1:01 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 873
Posted By julescg

Travelling as a dual citizen

Hi all,

I recently got my Canadian citizenship, and the Canadian passport is on it's way to me. I'm travelling back to the UK next month, my british passport is still valid - what is the...
Forum: Canada
Mar 24th 2016, 5:04 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By julescg

Car Insurance

Hi,

I've been in Nova Scotia now for almost 4 years, and I'm looking at buying a car. Plenty of my friends have offered advice, but don't have the same background as me, the online tools for doing...
Forum: Canada
Mar 4th 2013, 9:09 am
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By julescg

Re: Couple of Canada tax questions

Thanks Zoe Bell, I'll give the bank a ring later!
Forum: Canada
Mar 4th 2013, 12:27 am
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By julescg

Couple of Canada tax questions

Hi I've had a look though the already posted tax questions and can't see anything!!

I'm filling in my 1st Canadian tax form, I started work at the end of July and the online tax sites are using my...
Forum: Canada
Aug 31st 2012, 6:11 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,259
Posted By julescg

Re: This is becoming so real - mixture of emotions

Definitley - in fact can you air drop some off for me as you fly over NS please!!
Forum: Canada
Aug 31st 2012, 5:58 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,259
Posted By julescg

Re: This is becoming so real - mixture of emotions

Probably because it is a mamouth life changing move, I moved here (Halifax, NS) 4 months ago, and I look back over what I've achieved in the last year and I think wow, compared to last year, I'm so...
Forum: Canada
Aug 21st 2012, 10:24 pm
Replies: 85
Views: 9,391
Posted By julescg

Re: Good Points, Bad Points

I figured compared to what I was expecting - yes it's a pro! I was on 23 days plus bank holidays but 3 had to be taken at Xmas! I was expecting to be on 2 weeks!
Forum: Canada
Aug 21st 2012, 7:54 pm
Replies: 85
Views: 9,391
Posted By julescg

Re: Good Points, Bad Points

NSLC sells Pimms - bought some just a couple of months back!

Now I've only been here since May 9th and spent 2 months living in Lunenburg with family before I moved into my own apartment in...
Forum: Canada
Aug 16th 2012, 7:33 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 5,433
Posted By julescg

Re: What Foods Do You Miss From The UK?

I think I'm quite spoilt here in Halifax, NS. We have a shop called Pete's Frootique an ex-pat from Nottingham and he sells lots of English products! Yesterday I got Tunnocks Teacakes and Vimto!!!
...
Forum: Canada
May 21st 2012, 12:52 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 4,249
Posted By julescg

Re: Uk Licence

Someone suggested to me that I ask the DVLA for a duplicate (I moved house so updated my license and 'forgot' to send my old one back). I arrived in NS a couple of weeks ago and took my old license...
Forum: Canada
Apr 4th 2012, 12:26 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By julescg

Re: Nova Scotia folks

Thank you guys, I'm just spending lunch time looking at phone contracts and how much I'll be looking at spending each month!
Forum: Canada
Apr 4th 2012, 12:13 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By julescg

Nova Scotia folks

Hi,

Can you recommend which mobile phone provider is best for coverage in NS. I'll be in Lunenburg to start and once I get job hunting probably end up in Halifax/Dartmouth however haven't ruled...
Forum: Canada
Apr 4th 2012, 12:11 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,358
Posted By julescg

Re: Plugs question

Might give that a miss - don't really want my first trip in Canada to be the inside of prison!! :rofl:
Forum: Canada
Apr 3rd 2012, 1:59 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,358
Posted By julescg

Re: Plugs question

And it's a few more grams available in my luggage for something else!!
Forum: Canada
Apr 3rd 2012, 1:49 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,358
Posted By julescg

Re: Plugs question

Ah well, it's only a toothbrush, I'm not that attached to it!

Thanks for your quick responses!
Forum: Canada
Apr 3rd 2012, 1:34 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,358
Posted By julescg

Re: Plugs question

Thanks nerdherd - that's 1 more tick on the to-do list!
Forum: Canada
Apr 3rd 2012, 1:28 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,358
Posted By julescg

Plugs question

Hiya, I'm moving in about 5 weeks (very excited and nervous), I was wondering if it was worth taking my electric toothbrush - I had a quick look on Amazon.ca and the plug looked the same (ie the...
Forum: Canada
Nov 20th 2009, 12:54 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By julescg

Re: Visa and SIN card finally arrived!

Hi Wearside

do I take it that when you went to land you applied for your SIN card to a friends address - do they knowingly let you do this or not - I was wondering about applying for our SIN cards...
Nov 20th 2009, 7:08 am
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By julescg

Re: Bit of a rant but help needed also

thanks Lemonfish

actually got a response from them - I've now got to send all the passports and the paper visa back to them to get it corrected!!!! Well at least it is now sorted (fingers crossed...
Nov 19th 2009, 12:32 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By julescg

Re: Bit of a rant but help needed also

cheers for that - I think we only had to send them copies anyway, it just so frustrating trying to get hold of them!
Nov 19th 2009, 11:03 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,557
Posted By julescg

Re: what are our chances, really need this...

Have you spoken to an emmigration consultant - we did originally just to get the ball rolling (4 corners I think they were called), then we did it on our own (as we couldn't afford them), but they...
Nov 19th 2009, 10:51 am
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By julescg

Bit of a rant but help needed also

Hi there

we got our passports back yesterday with the visas in, and still they have used my maiden name! When they asked for our passports and the updated details form I filled it in using my...
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