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Forum: Canada
Apr 2nd 2013, 12:14 am
Replies: 27
Views: 4,069
Posted By No1_mom

Re: Free calls to UK Landlines?

I use 10 10 710 and you get nearly an hour for 99 cents,
http://1010710.com/

there is one that does I think 20 minutes for 50 cents but I can't remember the number.
Forum: Canada
Apr 2nd 2013, 12:09 am
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By No1_mom

Re: London schools

HI, I stay on London Ontario, so if you want some feedback on the area let me know.

I'll be honest it is very quiet, not a lot in it, and they only reason we like it, is the fact it is so close to...
Forum: Canada
Apr 1st 2013, 11:58 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,331
Posted By No1_mom

Re: Chances of a UK Graduate finding work?

Luck, Luck and networking.

Unfortunately much as UK degrees etc are supposed to be accepted they are not always. I have a BA from Caledonian, a PGCE from Strathclyde, some courses from Glasgow. ...
Forum: Canada
Apr 1st 2013, 11:47 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,247
Posted By No1_mom

have air fares gone up??

HI All

I have been waiting to book my daughters flight to come over and visit, and hoped they would go down and instead they have went up nearly 70 - 80 pounds. Is there any reasons why, have I...
Oct 3rd 2012, 2:00 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By No1_mom

Re: PR card exired

thanks for reply. She said that the guy talking to her did not know what to do and there were 4 of them scratching their heads - eventually one girl told him to over-ride the computer. He told her...
Oct 2nd 2012, 11:14 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By No1_mom

PR card exired

HI guys

Can anyone advise what you do when your PR card expires.

My daughter decided not to stay for her full two years and returned to Scotland and got married. She has now come over for a...
Forum: Canada
Aug 4th 2011, 7:49 pm
Replies: 248
Views: 27,207
Posted By No1_mom

Re: Cultural boredom in Canada

We have Glaswegian accents and these seem to be loved by the Canadians and the Americans. I am forever getting compliments for the way I speak and people saying "what a lovely accent you have” My...
Jul 29th 2011, 7:39 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 9,825
Posted By No1_mom

Re: "We're doing it for the children..."

I could never learn the words of songs back in the UK because they played so many - here I know nearly all the words as they keep playing the same ones over and over again. Its like groundhog day...
Jul 29th 2011, 7:06 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 9,825
Posted By No1_mom

Re: "We're doing it for the children..."

I still can't get used to this $1.50 - $1.60 to the pound, I so liked the $2.20 - 2.40 range. It has stopped me transferrring funds etc and hopefully will improve. It is only good for those going...
Jul 29th 2011, 5:25 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,330
Posted By No1_mom

Re: Unexpected Bank Holidays

http://www.timeanddate.com/calendar/?country=27

check it out for all the holidays etc - very useful
Jul 29th 2011, 5:20 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 9,825
Posted By No1_mom

Re: "We're doing it for the children..."

Houses in Canada might be cheaper but the minimum wage is also lower and many people earn this so trying to get a mortgage is hard - imagine getting $11 an hour 35 hour week = $20,200 per year * 3.5...
Jul 28th 2011, 3:15 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,365
Posted By No1_mom

Re: Finally canadian

I think it really depends on which Province you are in and in what trade. I am working in the education field and earning way less than I did in 2007. Canada has a really low minimum wage and the...
Forum: Canniversary
Jul 26th 2011, 8:19 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,951
Posted By No1_mom

Re: After 2 years of dithering-finally made to toronto

I found Costco really good for buying but unless you have an American Express card you have to pay cash and it can add up all the initial expenses to furnish your apartment. They have a good...
Forum: Canada
Jul 26th 2011, 8:12 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Posted By No1_mom

Anyone working in Border Control

Hi

Just looking for any info on the service and opportunties. Hubbie passed his exam and recently updated his status to citizen. He is hoping to hear if he gets called for training. When he sat...
Jul 26th 2011, 8:08 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,365
Posted By No1_mom

Finally canadian

Well they finally did it, we became official Canadians on the 13th of July - 4 years and 3 months after landing.

Did anyone else feel like I did - elated at the ceremony, particularly as we had...
Jul 26th 2011, 7:54 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,152
Posted By No1_mom

Re: Hairdressers in London Ontario

I use a nice little Polish hairdressers and they are very good and more importantly reasonable. I find the hairdressers in Canada pretty expensive. They are on Wonderland near Commissioners, just...
May 31st 2011, 7:25 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By No1_mom

Re: On-line tv

now I am happy - yippee


http://www.fastpasstv.ms/
May 31st 2011, 7:07 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By No1_mom

Re: On-line tv

thanks will try it tonight
May 31st 2011, 6:29 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By No1_mom

On-line tv

for anyone who previously used fastpasstv.com the following news article is interesting:
http://torrentfreak.com/fastpasstv-shuts-down-110529/
This was a great site for catching up on tv and...
Forum: Canada
May 27th 2011, 8:41 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,600
Posted By No1_mom

Re: Day care, kindergarten & school

In London, we decided not to put our son in Junion K as his nursery was so good, and we didn't like the option of alternative days, but this year we have to put him in. I know we coudl change...
May 27th 2011, 8:14 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By No1_mom

Re: land line or cell phone

I can call 911 on my cell phone so that would not be a problem.

We are paying nearly $40 a month for a landline when we use it for 2 calls a month if we are lucky - the important thing is for them...
May 27th 2011, 6:15 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By No1_mom

land line or cell phone

I am going to show my ignorance here so apologies.

We presently have a land line through Bell and a basic cell phone package with Rogers. We communicate with my parents via messenger video and...
May 14th 2011, 11:16 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By No1_mom

Re: Should I be concerned yet?

since it does not appear to have been delivered I would check with the post office first:

http://www.canadapost.ca/cpo/mc/personal/support/helpcentre/default.jsf

the government office can't...
May 14th 2011, 10:16 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,673
Posted By No1_mom

Re: DVDs from UK

I bought my last DVD's from amazon uk and didn't have to pay extra postage for sending to Canada - they came in split packages and I didn't get charge duty.

I always check the prices on all the...
May 14th 2011, 9:54 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By No1_mom

Re: Should I be concerned yet?

No harm checking - we sent off packages to the tax office requiring signatures and they go there in 2 - 3 days.
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