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Dec 10th 2008, 4:40 pm
Replies: 51
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Posted By Judy in Calgary

Re: Canadian Humour Deficit Syndrome

They don't get British humour.

It's okay, you can get by for your first 27 years in Canada. After that you can think about registering for a remedial class. :p
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Dec 10th 2008, 3:19 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 2,961
Posted By Judy in Calgary

Canadian Humour Deficit Syndrome

Some of you may remember how I used to be unable to understand British humour and how I used to joke that I suffered from BHDS (British Humour Deficit Syndrome).

Well, believe it or not, I've now...
Forum: Canada
Nov 27th 2008, 4:18 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,366
Posted By Judy in Calgary

Re: Canadian HR

Well, not totally opposite.

Swaziland is totally opposite.

But Canada is laid back compared with the UK. That seems to be one of the features of Canada that endears it to Britons when they...
Forum: Canada
Nov 26th 2008, 10:59 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,366
Posted By Judy in Calgary

Re: Canadian HR

Prepare to enter the seventh circle of hell.

Or else go to Swaziland, a country that does not understand the urgency that mañana implies. :)
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Forum: Canada
Nov 26th 2008, 10:57 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By Judy in Calgary

Re: school fees etc

You will not have to pay school fees for your kids. It probably would be a good idea to get study permits for them (C$125 each). There also may be some minimal fees at school (locker rental or this...
Nov 26th 2008, 7:02 am
Replies: 531
Views: 87,148
Posted By Judy in Calgary

Re: **** Amendments to IRPA as tabled ****

Part I contains all formal public notices, official appointments, miscellaneous announcements relating to federal statutes and/or regulations and proposed regulations including extra editions,...
Forum: Canada
Nov 26th 2008, 3:32 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,501
Posted By Judy in Calgary

Re: Canada: Some Questions

No, it won't take you 25 years. If you don't have pre arranged employment or if your occupation is not on THE AS YET TO BE PUBLISHED LIST (http://britishexpats.com/wiki/THE_LIST-Canada) of...
Forum: Canada
Nov 26th 2008, 3:15 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,801
Posted By Judy in Calgary

Re: Very emotional, help!!

Is that all it takes? An overseas move? Who knew? ;)

That's not to discount how distressed you and other posters in this thread feel. Been there, done that, have the T-shirt.
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Nov 25th 2008, 4:13 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,126
Posted By Judy in Calgary

Re: Christmas Parade

That looks just lovely, Canada2006.

I understand that Nanaimo (population 80,000, on Vancouver Island) is going to have a Christmas Parade on December 12th.

A Google search has brought up this...
Forum: Canada
Nov 25th 2008, 12:32 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,501
Posted By Judy in Calgary

Forum: Canada
Nov 25th 2008, 12:23 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,763
Posted By Judy in Calgary

Re: Graduating High school Age

Yes, Ontario used to have a grade 13 which, as you indicated, was eliminated.

The double cohort year at the high school level was 2003. This had a cascade effect at the university level, when...
Forum: Canada
Nov 24th 2008, 11:29 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,763
Posted By Judy in Calgary

Re: Graduating High school Age

Well, it depends. There's a range of birth dates in any given intake of kids.

For example, even if we had not moved to Australia and thrown their ages further out of kilter with respect to their...
Forum: Canada
Nov 24th 2008, 10:46 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By Judy in Calgary

Re: Cost of a nutritious food basket

That's really useful information, fledermaus. Definitely karma-worthy.
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Forum: Canada
Nov 24th 2008, 7:05 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 940
Posted By Judy in Calgary

Re: Calgary

Hello, Mike, and welcome to the BE forum.

In addition to the link to the Canada section of the Wiki that Brownstar gave you, I thought I would give you a link to the ten Wiki articles on Calgary...
Nov 24th 2008, 9:30 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,899
Posted By Judy in Calgary

Re: Work Permit Application (no LMO required): In Advance or On Entry?

Different ports of entry, different shifts, different immigration officials ....... You never know the factors that will affect things.

When I was new to this forum, I used to think that if I had...
Nov 24th 2008, 7:03 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,899
Posted By Judy in Calgary

Re: Work Permit Application (no LMO required): In Advance or On Entry?

The Wiki article called Temporary Work Permits-Canada (http://britishexpats.com/wiki/Temporary_Work_Permits-Canada) has a section called Jobs that require TWP but not LMO...
Nov 23rd 2008, 7:10 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 955
Posted By Judy in Calgary

Re: Please help xxx re - pr and if qualify

Hello, tracey jane, and welcome to the BE forum.

At this time, submitting a permanent residence application if you don't have pre arranged employment in Canada is futile.

To answer your...
Nov 23rd 2008, 5:32 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By Judy in Calgary

Re: what forms ?

This baby. In your case this would mean submitting your PR application to the Canadian High Commission (CHC) in London.


If you’re living in Canada, you have the option of sending your PR...
Forum: Canada
Nov 23rd 2008, 5:05 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,548
Posted By Judy in Calgary

Re: Winter Clothes

Lots of people wear their ski jackets in the city.

The only thing I would say is that, being short, a ski jacket is not adequate at colder temperatures. When does a ski jacket start becoming...
Nov 23rd 2008, 4:29 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By Judy in Calgary

Re: How long can I remain in Canada on Common Law Partner visa?

That's true for most PRs, christmasoompa, but I think jameswales said in another thread that his partner is a Canadian citizen. If that is the case, he'll be different from most other PRs. Once he...
Forum: Canada
Nov 23rd 2008, 8:01 am
Replies: 18
Views: 5,832
Posted By Judy in Calgary

Re: Planning on moving to Yellowknife

I've just noticed, DanziM, that you're not just in Australia but in Cairns to boot (16 degrees South, with a hot, humid climate).

Then, if you follow your dream, you'll have lived at 62 degrees...
Nov 23rd 2008, 6:01 am
Replies: 41
Views: 3,082
Posted By Judy in Calgary

Re: how to migrate to Canada

Also:

Immigration Timeline-Canada (http://britishexpats.com/wiki/Immigration_Timeline-Canada)

THE LIST-Canada (http://britishexpats.com/wiki/THE_LIST-Canada)

Canada is different!!!...
Forum: Canada
Nov 23rd 2008, 3:38 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,169
Posted By Judy in Calgary

Re: Red Tape overload!!!!!!

Ontario members of the forum say that Ontario has a "nanny state" mentality. By comparison with Ontario, Alberta tends to have a pretty laissez-faire attitude. Most other provinces tend to fall...
Forum: Canada
Nov 23rd 2008, 3:12 am
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By Judy in Calgary

Re: Christmas drinks - Van Isle

What lof said applies to me as well, albeit the one way drive in winter would be more like two hours for me.
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Nov 23rd 2008, 3:00 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,899
Posted By Judy in Calgary

Re: Work Permit Application (no LMO required): In Advance or On Entry?

You can pick either method. Both methods work much of the time, and both methods occasionally cause problems for applicants. Try to guess which is likely to be the lesser evil. There is a Wiki...
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