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Forum: Canada
Apr 8th 2011, 8:19 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 4,915
Posted By ray1968

Re: Cost of Living UK v Vancouver

just to clarify theres no TV license in Canada, with an Ant. you can pick up about 20 channels Free to Air - not very good ones mind but free nonetheless ....
Forum: Canada
Mar 21st 2011, 11:21 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 9,619
Posted By ray1968

Re: Multi-Region DVD player

You'll usually find the cheap Chinese brands play pretty much everything - however spend an extra $20 or so an get one that plays Divx ..you'll be glad that u did
Jan 9th 2011, 4:33 pm
Replies: 600
Views: 36,295
Posted By ray1968

Re: Liverpool facing relegation dogfight?

Every "hooligan" fan across the country needs to accept some of the blame (including Liverpool ) , not that the fans who died were necessarily causing trouble but the atmosphere in grounds in 80's...
Jan 3rd 2011, 5:23 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 5,825
Posted By ray1968

Re: Best goal?

My fave goal of all time from the best national team I ever saw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jx9KMhX4lzo
Dec 2nd 2010, 5:20 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By ray1968

Re: World Cup vote live - decision day

And in fiollow up news - Sepp Blatter and the voting committee said they were relieved that FIFA has its HQ in Switzerland as that's where they also have their private bank accounts and had some...
Forum: Canada
Nov 13th 2010, 4:25 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 5,616
Posted By ray1968

Re: Manitoba is now a new land of oppotunity? Why does Canada need more immigrants?

i think your wrong it says relative to size we take 2x as many immigrants, the US therefore takes 5x more (in absolute terms ) then Canada does. We are not only aging but very sparsely populated
Forum: Canada
Oct 8th 2010, 12:15 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 13,536
Posted By ray1968

Re: www.thebox.bz - Does it work? Is it legal?

Yes it works and yes you have to maintain a good share ratio (i think its 90%) ...though could be wrong on that part.


If you're concerned about the legalities I would suggest you don't use it....
Forum: Canada
Sep 5th 2010, 10:30 pm
Replies: 140
Views: 11,901
Posted By ray1968

Re: Hamilton???

Any of the trades there is usually plenty of work about however you will have to be certified in the Province in which you intend to work. Hamilton is a bit of a depressing looking place to be honest...
Forum: Canada
May 12th 2010, 11:21 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,726
Posted By ray1968

Re: Porter Airlines

great service - much better then lugging it up to Pearson
Forum: Canada
Apr 25th 2010, 1:30 am
Replies: 96
Views: 15,709
Posted By ray1968

Re: Living in Canada

for a big City , Toronto is very safe , theres not much knife crime , though there is gun play - theres approx 60 murders per year in Toronto a city of just over $2m.

Theres a lot of nightlife,...
Forum: Canada
Apr 23rd 2010, 1:03 am
Replies: 40
Views: 2,678
Posted By ray1968

Re: BOC says growth 'front loaded' as if it's a good thing.

HST in Ontario and BC will soon stop any growth
Forum: Canada
Apr 12th 2010, 3:42 pm
Replies: 32
GPS
Views: 2,250
Posted By ray1968

Re: GPS

I have a Garmin , wife has a tom tom, user interface in Garmin is much better in my opinion. Been a God send. Used is States recently was very good. They are not fool proof but will get you to where...
Forum: Canada
Mar 31st 2010, 12:14 am
Replies: 84
Views: 17,669
Posted By ray1968

Re: How to Access UK TV

How'd you manage that ?
Mar 23rd 2010, 12:09 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,277
Posted By ray1968

Harry Carpenter dead

http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2010/mar/22/harry-carpenter-dies-boxing

sad , great commentator IMO

RIP
Forum: Canada
Mar 1st 2010, 11:00 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,420
Posted By ray1968

Re: Teeth Whitening

yep got it done - very good - took about 2.5 hrs - teeth are very white - I even had comments about it after - cost is around $800 (zoom system), but since the OT is a dentist it was a freebie :-)
Forum: Canada
Jan 10th 2010, 3:05 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By ray1968

Re: property tax question

U can only deduct it if you are running a home based business / or use part of your home to generate an income and then you are only allowed the deduction based on the proportion of the home...
Forum: Canada
Jan 1st 2010, 5:29 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,268
Posted By ray1968

Re: Touring Ontario with an RV. Comments please

Why an RV - why not car and then hotels in different spots?
Forum: Canada
Dec 22nd 2009, 1:21 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,280
Posted By ray1968

Re: Socialised healthcare..... really?

in ontario there is a health premium...below a certain income you pay 0 I think, top premium is $600

if you are on low income you can apply for trillium prescription plan that covers...
Forum: Canada
Dec 5th 2009, 4:14 am
Replies: 51
Views: 3,022
Posted By ray1968

Re: Google to list property ....

discount on selling depends on price of property and past business/relationship from the client I normally charge 0.5 -1.5% ( the "norm" is 2.5% ....+ you have to add 2.5% for buying agent)

On...
Forum: Canada
Dec 5th 2009, 1:33 am
Replies: 51
Views: 3,022
Posted By ray1968

Re: Google to list property ....

i think one of the issues for Google to consider before they do the same thing in Canada or the US is that they do get a lot of advertising dollars from Realtors and pissing off or putting realtors...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 1st 2009, 12:51 am
Replies: 286
Views: 9,182
Posted By ray1968

Re: Meet and greet the Mods?

Hello from Canada!
Forum: Canada
Sep 24th 2009, 2:19 am
Replies: 86
WHY
Views: 5,998
Posted By ray1968

Re: WHY

For me basically was to get away from the yob culture - Canada has it problems but we don't have fraction of the yob culture the UK does
Sep 17th 2009, 9:55 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,532
Posted By ray1968

Re: Patrick Swayze has died

I'm sorry forgot the rule which says Mod's can't post ?
Sep 17th 2009, 9:47 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,532
Posted By ray1968

Re: Patrick Swayze has died

so why bother posting/reading it then ?
Aug 1st 2009, 3:55 am
Replies: 11
Views: 861
Posted By ray1968

Re: Bobby Robson

class act - unbelievably brave to have battled with 5 different cancers the way he did , to me that achievement stands head and shoulder above whatever he did as a football manager.
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