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Forum: Canada
Oct 18th 2008, 3:57 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,798
Posted By Hart50

Re: Golf in Calgary

In North America, including Calgary, you have a mixture of private, public and public/private courses that as you would imagine run the full gamut in terms of cost and quality.
Although Calgary and...
Oct 11th 2008, 5:45 am
Replies: 100
Views: 3,668
Posted By Hart50

Re: The Very Best Canadian Songwriter/Artist Ever !

Old Buggers: Neil Young, Joni Mitchell; The Guess Who, The Band
New Buggers: Arcade Fire, Kathleen Edwards,
Forum: Canada
Oct 11th 2008, 5:04 am
Replies: 45
Views: 3,598
Posted By Hart50

Re: Should I go back or stick it out?

Hey Pammie,
I have a British LLB and I am a qualified Canadian lawyer and I feel for you. As Almost Canadian will tell you, trying to qualify in Canada as a foreign trained lawyer is an outrageous...
Forum: Canada
Sep 14th 2008, 6:34 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,785
Posted By Hart50

Re: Canada after university - advice needed

I should clarify that I am not an accountant but I would have thought that a foreign accounting degree could get you into one of the Canadian accounting professional programs. Having said that, we...
Forum: Canada
Sep 14th 2008, 3:30 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,785
Posted By Hart50

Re: Canada after university - advice needed

You might find some answers on this website.

http://www.cica.ca/index.cfm?ci_id=17150&la_id=1
Forum: Canada
Sep 1st 2008, 6:25 pm
Replies: 99
Views: 4,907
Posted By Hart50

Re: Europe and the Med ?

Sorry for being somewhat snarky but again to compare a continent with 2000-3000 years of history/civilization with one that has 400 (not counting First Nations) is rather a pointless exercise.
To...
Forum: Canada
Sep 1st 2008, 5:57 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 1,902
Posted By Hart50

Re: Plan B

Although Calgary's technology industry is growing you are probably correct that Vancouver has better opportunities. Having said that, you could contact SAIT as they may have some ideas on job...
Forum: Canada
Sep 1st 2008, 6:43 am
Replies: 99
Views: 4,907
Posted By Hart50

Re: Europe and the Med ?

Comparing Europe to North America in terms of culture is rather a silly exercise. I would suggest that there is more to life than whether one can visit an old cathedral. Having said that, if that is...
Forum: Canada
Sep 1st 2008, 6:29 am
Replies: 32
Views: 1,902
Posted By Hart50

Re: Plan B

I've no doubt lost the plot but what kind of job would you be looking for in Calgary?
Aug 30th 2008, 5:30 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,741
Posted By Hart50

Re: Any nice restaurants near saddledome?

How much do you want to spend?
Forum: Canada
Aug 30th 2008, 3:16 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 3,187
Posted By Hart50

Re: Midnapore, Calgary

When people say to avoid the NE (which I agree with) they mean one should avoid anything east of Deerfoot Trail. As you mentioned, West of the Deerfoot there are some nice communties.
Forum: Canada
Mar 8th 2008, 7:12 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,270
Posted By Hart50

Re: Rugby !

As mentioned, we get the games on Setanta. As a sport, Rugby is slowly gaining popularily in Canada, especially in BC. Here in Calgary, there would be about 8 or so clubs that play in the Calgary...
Mar 8th 2008, 6:47 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 5,499
Posted By Hart50

Re: FAMOUS CANADIANS

Owen Hargreaves
Lennox Lewis
abeit both are duo citizens

Alanis Morrisette
Shania Twain
The Guess Who
David Cronenberg
John Candy
Lorne Michaels
Mar 8th 2008, 8:18 am
Replies: 100
Views: 5,499
Posted By Hart50

Forum: Canada
Feb 26th 2008, 8:50 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,670
Posted By Hart50

Re: negotiating salary. What to consider?

In Downtown Calgary the figure would be more like 30-35%.
Feb 17th 2008, 8:21 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 1,749
Posted By Hart50

Re: Teaching Young Ones to Skate?

I think your plan is a great one, especially as it will afford you and your family a good opportunity to become involved with your new community in Canada. I started skating when I was four and I had...
Feb 17th 2008, 7:49 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 1,749
Posted By Hart50

Re: Teaching Young Ones to Skate?

In addition to the protective equipment and the chair I would strongly urge you to make sure the wee one's skates properly fit. If they don't, like ill fitting ski boots, it can make learning how to...
Feb 10th 2008, 5:39 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,005
Posted By Hart50

Re: Suggestions of what to do in Calgary???

The four year old maybe too young but perhaps some ski lessons at COP.
Jan 28th 2008, 8:53 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,199
Posted By Hart50

Re: OK - ADVICE NEEDED ON WEATHER HERE!

Be careful about walking your dogs in this weather as they can get their paws easily frost bitten.
Forum: Canada
Dec 15th 2007, 3:17 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,399
Posted By Hart50

Re: Any chicken Dupiaza in Calgary?

I should preface my question by saying I am not very knowledgable about Indian food, one of those butter chicken fans:o Anyway, I am curious about the difference between British curries and Canadian...
Nov 28th 2007, 3:46 am
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By Hart50

Re: Vey quick homework question......

I believe sonnets are considerede poetry and not a form of prose.
Forum: Canada
Nov 25th 2007, 1:38 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 4,675
Posted By Hart50

Re: Why can't I buy a sandwich here ?

Fair enough. We are lucky in Calgary in that for the size of the city we have quite a good ethnic culinary scene, if one chooses to explore of course.
Forum: Canada
Nov 24th 2007, 1:34 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 4,675
Posted By Hart50

Re: Why can't I buy a sandwich here ?

Touche! My apologies, I was a bit over the top:o I've had some great dining experiences in Britain, including a few Michelin restos. I just get a little annoyed with people who can't get out of their...
Forum: Canada
Nov 23rd 2007, 5:01 am
Replies: 87
Views: 4,675
Posted By Hart50

Re: Why can't I buy a sandwich here ?

I find it rather amusing that Brits are complaining about the quality of food in Canada. I appreciate that the culinary scene has improved in Britain over the years but let's be clear, Britain will...
Forum: Canada
Nov 22nd 2007, 2:37 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 3,070
Posted By Hart50

Re: The recce begins

Have fun in the mountains! By the way, if you're looking for a lunch spot I hear the new Crazyweed in Canmore is great.
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