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Forum: Canada
Aug 18th 2020, 1:04 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,032
Posted By YoshiPal2010

Re: UK State Pension recoverable?

Does not appear to work. Security section requires a UK address.
Forum: Canada
Apr 8th 2020, 7:18 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 929
Posted By YoshiPal2010

Re: Power Station Jobs

There are some practice exams on-line, which should give you an indication of the knowledge involved..
Forum: Canada
Apr 8th 2020, 4:11 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 929
Posted By YoshiPal2010

Re: Power Station Jobs

Power Engineering has a rising scale of competencies, from Class 4 to Class 1. The SAIT website gives the requirements for each level; my 4th Class cert. required me; to take a two-year course of...
Forum: Canada
Sep 11th 2019, 3:38 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,526
Posted By YoshiPal2010

Re: cost for non-resident Canadian to study in Canada?

Looking at the fees for one East Coast University, the fees for one year of a BSc (Canadian Citizen/Resident -- there is no difference in status) are Tuition and other fees $9968; Books and Supplies...
Forum: Canada
Jul 2nd 2019, 5:10 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 3,255
Posted By YoshiPal2010

Re: Nurse and GP (and a puppy) looking to move to Nova Scotia/Ontario

There is a shortage of Family Practitioners in NS, caused by a spate of retirements and just sheer burn-out, as the remaining doctors try to take-up the slack. There are also 56,000 people who do not...
Jan 7th 2019, 4:29 am
Forum: Canada
Nov 23rd 2018, 7:39 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,010
Posted By YoshiPal2010

Re: Moving to Red Deer from England - Help

I wondered how long it would be before someone brought-up this little wrinkle!
Forum: Canada
Oct 19th 2018, 4:37 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By YoshiPal2010

Re: Flights to Halifax Nova Scotia

Probably because the market for flights is small (less than one million population in NS), and the bulk of tourists seem to come on the cruise ships. Still, as long as there's a flight out of here, I...
Forum: Canada
Oct 13th 2018, 8:12 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,361
Posted By YoshiPal2010

Re: Unskilled work - Calgary

Cleaner (Entry Level) with the CBE pays $19.90 to start, with full benefits after 3 months. Like I said, it was only a temporary job at first, but I stayed for 15 years!
Forum: Canada
Oct 12th 2018, 5:57 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,361
Posted By YoshiPal2010

Re: Unskilled work - Calgary

I was in your position back in 2001, three years after arriving in Calgary. I found what I thought would be a temporary job with the Calgary Board of Education as a Cleaner. Now what your going to...
Forum: Canada
Oct 10th 2018, 6:34 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 2,843
Posted By YoshiPal2010

Re: Driving across Canada

Keep all your hotel, gas and meal receipts. You can get a tax deduction for moving expenses. It was pretty substantial when we did it.
Sep 10th 2018, 11:04 pm
Replies: 8,913
Views: 710,572
Posted By YoshiPal2010

Re: WTF in America

The Royal Mail does indeed have its own "security and investigations department", and has had since 1683.
Jun 14th 2018, 3:48 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 4,054
Posted By YoshiPal2010

Re: International Movers Canada to UK

While I am no fan of Canada, either, I would be very reluctant to return to the UK. The country has a lot of problems similar to those in Canada. And house prices are not exactly a bargain. As...
Forum: Canada
Jun 14th 2018, 2:47 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 3,479
Posted By YoshiPal2010

Re: HELP!!! : British Mums with Kids where do you shop?

Asda was recently purchased by Sainsbury's, so it is debatable how much longer Walmart will stock a selection of British goods (I assume that their former Asda affiliate was the source for the...
Forum: Canada
Apr 12th 2018, 3:39 am
Replies: 11
Views: 826
Posted By YoshiPal2010

Re: Rent affordability

Public transport in Calgary is really only within the city limits. It is not like the UK, with buses and rail service linking outlying towns and villages. And even within Calgary, bus journeys can be...
Forum: Canada
Apr 5th 2018, 3:32 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 10,364
Posted By YoshiPal2010

Re: Why Canada?

Wife wanted to give it a go.

No!

Over my dead body!
Forum: Canada
Feb 12th 2018, 3:47 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,723
Posted By YoshiPal2010

Re: Calgary Area

The mortgage calculator on the First Calgary website puts a $350,000 mortgage at $2.046pm at a 5% interest rate (rates are rising now), over a mortgage term of 25 years. Along with all the other...
Forum: Canada
Jan 11th 2018, 9:48 pm
Replies: 132
Views: 9,278
Posted By YoshiPal2010

Re: Jobs & locations - advice needed!

What do you think the "real" Canada is? All plaid shirts and smores? Even Halifax has a fair number of immigrants of "colour". In fact, the most-widely spoken language outside of the two official...
Forum: Canada
Sep 11th 2017, 4:07 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,208
Posted By YoshiPal2010

Re: Wanting to move from YYC

There may well be a lot of doctors here in NS, but the shortage is in family physicians. The current NSHA website lists doctors in the Halifax/Dartmouth area that are taking new patients at this...
May 10th 2017, 7:41 pm
Replies: 210
Views: 11,247
Posted By YoshiPal2010

Re: June 8th poll

What, like they were when they were first founded. Trouble is, a lot of people don't like to think of themselves as "working class".
Forum: Canada
Apr 20th 2017, 4:05 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,208
Posted By YoshiPal2010

Re: Wanting to move from YYC

We moved to NS last year, and I can honestly say that it was the biggest mistake we have ever made! Stay in Calgary; even in a recession it has more going for it than any of the maritime cities....
Feb 21st 2017, 3:32 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 2,345
Posted By YoshiPal2010

Re: Terrorist attack in Sweden

And how long before the same things are happening here?
Forum: Canada
Aug 13th 2016, 6:14 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,118
Posted By YoshiPal2010

Re: Landing trip Nova Scotia

The Halifax Regional Police are not accepting any new recruits at the present time, and are only looking at experienced officers for June 2017. There are, of course, other forces in NS, but Halifax...
Jun 26th 2016, 10:18 pm
Replies: 382
Views: 24,973
Posted By YoshiPal2010

Re: Great Britain's Future - post Brexit

With this sort of vocabulary, I doubt that Mr. Gallagher is qualified to voice an opinion, either!
Forum: Canada
Jun 18th 2016, 1:38 am
Replies: 43
Views: 3,675
Posted By YoshiPal2010

Re: Trading Vancouver to Nova Scotia

Been here a week now. "Let's move to Halifax", says the wife. Worst mistake we have ever made! It is a dump! And so very overpriced, considering its moribund economy, Stay west of the...
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