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Oct 4th 2020, 4:56 pm
Replies: 3,278
Views: 137,745
Posted By ann m

Re: Coronavirus

Can anyone give some explanations for the terrible numbers in Quebec? They have been high in first wave, second wave or whatever wave we are on now. The population is just over 8 million, over an...
Sep 5th 2020, 11:12 pm
Replies: 5,684
Views: 486,056
Posted By ann m

Re: Post The Latest Picture You Have Taken

This little Nuthatch nearly killed himself, flying into our back window this morning! After half and hour of rest, he wobbled off on his way.
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Sep 5th 2020, 5:06 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 1,895
Posted By ann m

re: Canadians 'eh'......

Oh good grief, we know you’re not happy here, but that’s a silly and provocative thread title. I’m sure we can all find examples of ignorance around the world. Many Brits are dumb as they come too...
Forum: Canniversary
Aug 9th 2020, 5:28 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,033
Posted By ann m

Re: 2.5 years around Calgary

Great update, so glad things have settled for you both. Wishing you many more years of success and happiness in sunny Alberta!
Aug 6th 2020, 6:23 am
Replies: 47
Views: 2,206
Posted By ann m

Re: Where is the Marmite?

Yep, we have noticed the same thing, think I’m going to have to ask Our man at Safeway’s in Cochrane if I see him. He always has answers to the Marmite supply!

Anyone else noticed that there is no...
Jul 19th 2020, 5:15 pm
Replies: 213
Views: 17,918
Posted By ann m

Re: Upsides of Coronavirus - positive vibes only :)

We’ve had a very productive pandemic as far as house renovations go. We downsized last November and ripped out a kitchen, fireplace and all flooring just as the lockdown was starting. But deliveries...
Forum: Canada
Apr 10th 2020, 5:37 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By ann m

Re: Help with my Final Tax Return

We have mailed in a printed UFile version before and it was accepted/acceptable. I’d mail the one you have already prepared.
Mar 25th 2020, 5:42 am
Replies: 162
Views: 13,381
Posted By ann m

Re: Working From Home Tips

Day One of “Working from Home"

Set alarm for 7.20am, just because…. Woo hoo, a lie-in.

Get up, have shower.

Try to decide whether to wear ‘nice’ clothes or comfy clothes. Mix and match. ...
Mar 22nd 2020, 4:06 pm
Replies: 3,278
Views: 137,745
Posted By ann m

Re: Coronavirus

Anyone else have teenagers or young adults in the house who suffer from anxiety. My two have pretty much refused to watch the news in tv since they were in their mid teens. It’s was too depressing,...
Mar 22nd 2020, 3:59 pm
Replies: 3,278
Views: 137,745
Posted By ann m

Re: Coronavirus

My friend in Spain says they have this rule. And you can be fined 600euros if non compliant or found to be out with no good reason. Spain rapidly going downhill this week. Italy quite terrifying
Mar 22nd 2020, 6:32 am
Replies: 213
Views: 17,918
Posted By ann m

Re: Upsides of Coronavirus - positive vibes only :)

Memes are on fire right now. Humans can be so f***ing witty.

This would be a good time to rescue a dog and have the whole family train it.

This will forever change the workplace, the need to go...
Forum: Canada
Mar 21st 2020, 5:26 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,010
Posted By ann m

Re: Lay-offs

Thank you all, interesting (and I suppose I could have Googles it!) but I was interested to understand what you were understanding, and experiencing.
Forum: Canada
Mar 20th 2020, 6:27 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,010
Posted By ann m

Re: Lay-offs

Oh bugger, this was supposed to be in main Canada forum, if an Admin can move it, I’d be much obliged!
Forum: Canada
Mar 20th 2020, 6:24 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,010
Posted By ann m

Lay-offs

Lots of use of the phrase lay-off at the moment, or temporary lay-off .

What does it actually mean? Are you still an employee of the company, and they have to take you back?

What if the company...
Mar 18th 2020, 6:32 am
Replies: 36
Views: 2,147
Posted By ann m

Re: Weight projections.

I feel like I might be rationing my food more thoughtfully, and finally engaging in proper portion control to make meals last or create leftovers (rather than our usual “well, we might as well finish...
Mar 15th 2020, 6:06 am
Replies: 3,278
Views: 137,745
Posted By ann m

Re: Coronavirus

Same for us, apparently we have a limited number of licenses. I’m critical unfortunately 😉
Jan 22nd 2020, 6:17 am
Replies: 442
Views: 32,056
Posted By ann m

Re: Prince Harry and Meghan ......

I’ve always thought that someone very rich, who has money to burn, should start their own rag, and hound certain reporters ( and I use that term loosely) and paparazzi and their families and write...
Jan 17th 2020, 6:22 am
Replies: 442
Views: 32,056
Posted By ann m

Re: Prince Harry and Meghan ......

What is “security” going to cost? About 0.20c each? Ok, I’m in.
Nov 10th 2019, 4:37 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 6,758
Posted By ann m

Re: Biggest Money Lessons from Living in Canada

9. Don’t encourage little people to start hockey or dance.
Nov 10th 2019, 4:35 pm
Forum: Canada
Nov 10th 2019, 4:29 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 6,606
Posted By ann m

Re: Child and teenage wellbeing in Canada vs UK

I have lived in a smallish town in Alberta half an hour outside Calgary and brought up two girls who are now 19 and 21 (9 and 7 when we moved here). Was it better for them? Who knows?! Was it worse?...
Nov 5th 2019, 2:09 am
Replies: 177
Views: 11,990
Posted By ann m

Re: Winter 2019/20 It's here

We're a month into winter already. FFS :unsure:
Nov 5th 2019, 2:01 am
Replies: 167
Views: 16,563
Posted By ann m

Forum: Canada
Oct 21st 2019, 1:23 am
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By ann m

Re: Newly qualified social worker wanting to move and practice in Canada

https://alis.alberta.ca/occinfo/certifications-in-alberta/social-worker/

You may already have found the above link which will assist a little. My gut feeling though (and I don't want to rain on...
Forum: Canada
Oct 14th 2019, 1:43 am
Replies: 54
Views: 5,440
Posted By ann m

Re: Living Alberta - small towns, Calgary neighbourhoods and commuting

Re gardens, I bought the biggest I could afford😉. And it’s nice and I enjoy it. But only from May to Sept.

As of two weeks ago, it’s pretty much a snowy or frozen or soggy no go area, I likely...
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