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Forum: Canada
Apr 8th 2011, 1:51 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,030

Re: Recommendations - Nova Scotia

Montanas....they will sing to her if you tell then it's her birthday.
Forum: Canada
Mar 16th 2011, 6:06 am
Forum: Canada
Mar 14th 2011, 1:43 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,241

Re: Which COAT should I buy for my teenage sons?

Just let them choose their own and hope for the best. In my experience, teenagers tend to go out in -20 wearing sneakers and a hoodie. You resist for so long, then you just realize that it really...
Mar 10th 2011, 12:59 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,027

Re: The Gadgets have landed!

Congratulations. Glad you made it in the end.
Mar 8th 2011, 6:25 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 4,598

Re: PPR RECEIVED!!!!!!!!!!

We are doing great thanks. We got our PR last year so the next thing will be citizenship when we can apply next year.

We visited the UK last fall and had a reminder of all the reasons why we...
Mar 8th 2011, 4:42 am
Replies: 67
Views: 4,598

Re: PPR RECEIVED!!!!!!!!!!

Not been on for a while, congrats Amy. I hope that life is good for you.
Mar 8th 2011, 4:38 am
Replies: 8
Views: 768

Re: Waiting time after medicals

We had a long wait after our medical and so I followed it up with a case specific enquiry. I turned out that they had requested further tests as my daughter had protein in her urine at the time.
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Forum: Canada
Mar 8th 2011, 4:29 am
Replies: 15
Views: 6,531

Re: Nova Scotia good or bad

We have been living about 40 minutes from Halifax on the Eastern Shore for nearly 3 years now. We came from the UK where we had a nice home in a pleasant village with good schools.

Our life here...
Forum: Canada
Aug 4th 2010, 2:59 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 69,019

Re: Sent a letter from the UK to Canada and...

UK to Nova Scotia. Best time so far - 4 days, worst 17 days. no rhyme or reason to it, it just varies. Actually, one package never got here at all which is worse than 17 days I guess.
Forum: Canada
Aug 3rd 2010, 11:06 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 3,921

Re: Ford Explorer XLT

We got a Ford Explorer, the Eddie Bauer model. It is a 2006 and we got it for $18,000 in 2008. It is fully loaded and has been extremely reliable, after 2 years all we have had to spend is routine...
Forum: Canada
Jun 27th 2010, 11:56 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,310

Re: renew childrens uk passport

You need to apply to the British embassy in Washington http://ukinusa.fco.gov.uk/en/help-for-british-nationals/passports/passport-forms
Forum: Canada
Jun 20th 2010, 10:34 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 10,549

Re: NS Flyng and biting insects

If youa re a bug magnet like me you will probably get eaten alive whatever you do for your first summer, I found that the second and third summers they aren't finding me as tasty.

The best place...
Forum: Canada
Jun 20th 2010, 10:27 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,974

Re: How long for permanent resident cards??

We landed 26th April and our cards came this week. I called them a week or so ago as I thought that it had been a while and they told me that they have a backlog but if anyone hasn't received them...
Jun 11th 2010, 3:12 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,138

Re: Canadian passport for new baby

Thanks, I probably should have done more research but I am a bit dizzy right now. New grandmother mode I think!!
Jun 10th 2010, 8:41 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,138

Canadian passport for new baby

My daughter has had her first baby in Canada, we all have our PR so the baby is, I understand, a Canadian Citizen.

We need to get a passport for the baby but when we looked at the forms there is a...
Jun 2nd 2010, 12:32 am
Replies: 34
Views: 6,495

Re: PR Card - how long after landing?

Thanks, I managed to get through today. All the other times I didn't even get into the queue. This time I got into the queue so I left the phone on speaker, had a shower, blow dried my hair, got...
May 31st 2010, 8:48 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 6,495

Re: PR Card - how long after landing?

Has anyone any advice on how to actually get though to CIC to make an inquiry?

I have been trying for a week and every time I call I go through the entire menu, pressing all the appropriate...
May 1st 2010, 12:48 am
Replies: 50
Views: 5,309

Re: Medical Results ..... Further tests

I seem to remember that this has happened to a number of people in the past and it all turned out OK. I quick search should throw up some reassuring information.
Apr 30th 2010, 5:49 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 5,240

Re: Still waiting for PPR 6 months after medicals

Ours took exactly 4 weeks from the date they were received in London to the day we got them back in Canada. No guarantees though I suppose.
Forum: Canada
Apr 28th 2010, 7:41 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,400

Re: Pay tax on UK income

Thanks. We will just save everything and wait until the end of the year.
Forum: Canada
Apr 28th 2010, 7:40 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,400

Re: Pay tax on UK income

Yes thanks, we have checked. It is from her employers and she is entitled to her maternity pay even if she is not returning to work.

Thanks for the advice though.
Forum: Canada
Apr 28th 2010, 3:33 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,400

Pay tax on UK income

My daughter has moved to Canada to live with us, she landed as a PR on Sunday.

She is expecting her first baby an so she is still in receipt of maternity pay in the UK which she is taxed on.

I...
Forum: Canada
Apr 26th 2010, 11:52 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,712

Re: Have you "Done" Nova Scotia?

You could hire an rv and have maximum flexibility on moving from place to place. Also this avoids the packing and unpacking.
Apr 26th 2010, 12:47 am
Replies: 5
Views: 965

Re: Pro's and cons of receiving PR visa

We tried. We went to Service Canada on 3 separate occasions and they looked into it for us and the consensus was that the kids needed PR before they could have a SIN.
Apr 25th 2010, 9:19 am
Replies: 5
Views: 965

Pro's and cons of receiving PR visa

We recently received our visa's and are going to St. Stephen today to flagpole so we are feeling a little more laid back about the process and able to feel humour again. I was thinking of all the...
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