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Forum: Canada
Sep 10th 2017, 8:18 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 790
Posted By Lifebeginsat36

Re: Transferring money to UK

Thanks everyone. I'll look into Transferwise.

Is a straightforward wire transfer via my bank going to be at a really bad rate then usually?
Forum: Canada
Sep 10th 2017, 1:32 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 790
Posted By Lifebeginsat36

Transferring money to UK

Hi, I want to wire some CAD to the UK (between £15-25k). Can you advise the way to get the best rate? Is a straightforward wire transfer ok or is there a way to get a better rate to get the most GBP...
Forum: Canada
May 14th 2017, 6:36 am
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By Lifebeginsat36

Re: non resident driving from vancouver to US....HELP!

Hi,

We have just done this and it's really simple.

As British passport holders you will need to complete an I94 to cross the border. This will give you 3 months visitor entry into the US. You...
Forum: Canada
Nov 22nd 2016, 6:17 am
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By Lifebeginsat36

Re: Drug coverage - how does it work?

Thanks everyone! Really useful. I have got the card now and the online policy booklet from HR so good to go.
Forum: Canada
Nov 21st 2016, 6:55 am
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By Lifebeginsat36

Drug coverage - how does it work?

I have been in Vancouver for 3 months now. My employer provides extended health coverage for dental, vision and drugs.

So far we haven't had to visit a doctor but my daughter has asthma and we'll...
Aug 8th 2016, 9:21 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By Lifebeginsat36

Re: TWP and SOWP at PoE - what do we need

Cheers - yes have been reading up on goods to follow on the wiki. Such a great source of valuable information but I might still have some questions when our departure approaches.
Aug 7th 2016, 12:22 am
Aug 5th 2016, 2:55 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By Lifebeginsat36

TWP and SOWP at PoE - what do we need

Hi,

We arrive in Canada on 17th August and want to apply for my TWP and my husband's OWP at the PoE.

I have read the Wiki and can see what my husband needs but just want to check what I have...
Forum: Canada
Jul 26th 2016, 10:34 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 3,034
Posted By Lifebeginsat36

Re: Another, possibly daft, question about electrical goods

Thank you - that does help especially about the dvds.
Forum: Canada
Jul 20th 2016, 7:13 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,654
Posted By Lifebeginsat36

Forum: Canada
Jul 18th 2016, 11:43 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,654
Posted By Lifebeginsat36

Re: SIN - appointment needed?

Hi Bert,

Can I ask how long it took? We leave our house on 10th Aug?

Thanks!
Forum: Canada
Jul 17th 2016, 9:19 am
Replies: 45
Views: 3,034
Posted By Lifebeginsat36

Re: Another, possibly daft, question about electrical goods

What about a laptop? As the power source is essentially a charger do I just need to buy a compatible one and use the same laptop? Thanks!
Forum: Canada
Jul 16th 2016, 11:46 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 3,034
Posted By Lifebeginsat36

Re: Another, possibly daft, question about electrical goods

Thanks guys. I will probably have even more daft questions over the next few weeks and months!
Forum: Canada
Jul 16th 2016, 10:37 am
Replies: 45
Views: 3,034
Posted By Lifebeginsat36

Another, possibly daft, question about electrical goods

Hi,

What is the situation with taking electronic items from the UK to Canada?

I'm thinking kettle, toaster, slow cooker, washing machine, tv.

We have a full container booked with some space...
Forum: Canada
Jul 15th 2016, 2:45 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,654
Posted By Lifebeginsat36

Re: SIN - appointment needed?

Thank you! That's a great help :thumbsup:
Forum: Canada
Jul 15th 2016, 12:15 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,654
Posted By Lifebeginsat36

SIN - appointment needed?

Hi,

We arrive in Vancouver on 17th August and I start work the following week. Do I need to make an appointment beforehand to get my SIN or just turn up?

Also where do I need to go? I read the...
Jul 8th 2016, 10:42 am
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By Lifebeginsat36

Re: Study Permit for P/T or Distance Learning

Thanks Snowy - that's really helpful.
Jul 7th 2016, 2:09 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By Lifebeginsat36

Study Permit for P/T or Distance Learning

My husband is entitled to an OWP as my spouse but he isn't planning on working. He is mainly going to look after our two preschool age children but would like to study a couple of days a week -...
Forum: Canada
Jul 6th 2016, 12:24 am
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By Lifebeginsat36

Re: Shipping Companies - recommendations

:lol: True! Have taken your advice and emailed GB Liners requesting a survey and also contacts Bournes (and downloaded the checklist).
Forum: Canada
Jul 5th 2016, 8:34 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By Lifebeginsat36

Re: Shipping Companies - recommendations

Thank you all so much for your advice, links and recommendations.

I will check out the other thread now.

So much to sort before we go but getting there bit by bit.
Forum: Canada
Jul 4th 2016, 6:23 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By Lifebeginsat36

Shipping Companies - recommendations

Hi,

So we leave the UK on 12th Aug and need to get a company booked to ship our things asap. Does anyone have any recommendations?

We've had a quote from 1st Move International which seems...
Jun 6th 2016, 4:04 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By Lifebeginsat36

Re: LMIA for PR If TWP Exempt

Thanks for the reply.That all sounds very straightforward.

However, is there a higher risk of refusal if I wait to apply at PoE for an LMIA exempt TWP? How long might it take to get the Letter of...
Jun 5th 2016, 11:46 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By Lifebeginsat36

Re: LMIA for PR If TWP Exempt

It's one of the R205 exemptions under the International Mobility Programme.

I'm on around 480 for EE so borderline for an invite. The additional 600 would be ideal.

Can they apply for the LMIA...
Jun 5th 2016, 10:40 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By Lifebeginsat36

LMIA for PR If TWP Exempt

Hi,

Sorry for another question but initially the employer in Canada was looking to get an LMIA for my TWP but their immigration consultants advised the role should qualify under one of the...
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