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Forum: Canada
Jul 6th 2005, 8:37 am
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By burmonk1

Re: Shipping Goods To Canada

My goods are now on their way to Canada. Used caswell forwarding ltd. ships air & sea all over the world and and reasonable prices (better than most of the big company's). tel 01594 543399 email...
Forum: Canada
Jul 4th 2005, 5:42 am
Forum: Canada
Jul 2nd 2005, 8:36 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,370
Posted By burmonk1

Re: Is anyone else watching the exchange rate?

:mad: Yep its a bummer for anyone thinking of changing GBP into CAD at the moment.
Basically the cCanadianeconomy is strong and doing well. The boring bits read as follows - GDP av growth is running...
Forum: Canada
Jun 22nd 2005, 6:28 am
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By burmonk1

Re: RV's - Vancouver - Calgary

Hi Kev

We used Holiday Rental & Sales of Fraser Highway Aldergrove, BC. . There are lots of RV renters along the Langley strip (Canadian etc) Found them fine. They will do airport meets as well....
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 22nd 2005, 6:17 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,115
Posted By burmonk1

Re: Shipping advice please

We went the 'get a quote from everyone' route. Pickfords, etc, but settled on Caswell freight forwarding. A small company but very professional and knowledgeable. Again not the cheapest but we wanted...
Forum: Canada
Jun 18th 2005, 2:24 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By burmonk1

Re: Motorcycle Licences

I have found out like snave that I need to re take my tests when I arrive in BC (8th July!) And as far as i can find out there are no exceptions. Would be great if there were.

Re - shipping your...
Forum: Canada
Jun 5th 2005, 10:30 am
Replies: 17
Views: 968
Posted By burmonk1

Re: Trailer tents

www.buysell.com is a v good site. For general background ++ www.gorving.ca, www.rvoc.ca are both good.

Great way to travel. Have spent a lot of time in the Canada & US rving. Just off to BC in...
Jun 3rd 2005, 5:09 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,937
Posted By burmonk1

Re: Wheew ! Finally Over.

3rd of June must be an exceptionally good day. Really very pleased for you. Recieved my family passports with visa's this morning from the Canadian High Commission , London, after a 22 month process....
Forum: Australia
Jun 2nd 2005, 1:41 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,343
Posted By burmonk1

Re: 40ft container quotes

Liked the guy who suggested DIY. Did not think of that at the time. I have a quote for Hereford to Vancouver for a 40' of £3650 fro caswells forwarding ltd in Gloucestershire. (01594 543399) BUT...
Forum: Canada
Mar 30th 2005, 8:13 am
Replies: 32
Views: 1,869
Posted By burmonk1

Re: Lighten up, guys & gals!!

Absolutely agree with you!. It is just a pity that personal rudeness is allowed on this forum. I was subjected to this by Bink (?) from Glasgow for some time. My reluctance to reply was because of...
Forum: Canada
Mar 29th 2005, 12:16 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 4,189
Posted By burmonk1

Re: Where are all the 'real' country builders

With the greatest respect. I have avoided becoming engaged in correspondence with you as your initial comments were impertinent, rude and displayed a clear lack of basic English comprehension.
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Forum: Canada
Mar 29th 2005, 5:23 am
Replies: 100
Views: 4,189
Posted By burmonk1

Re: Where are all the 'real' country builders

Not at all sure what you are talking about. Is it last Saturdays football score?? :D
Forum: Canada
Mar 28th 2005, 5:50 am
Replies: 9
Views: 946
Posted By burmonk1

Re: Immigration to Canada

Yep. We have used Abrams & Krochak for a businesss immigration application and have found them very professional. Sure you can manage the process yourself and the people who advocete 'doing it...
Forum: Canada
Mar 27th 2005, 6:00 am
Replies: 100
Views: 4,189
Posted By burmonk1

Re: Where are all the 'real' country builders

Thank goodness for that :zzz:
Forum: Canada
Mar 26th 2005, 3:53 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 4,189
Posted By burmonk1

Re: Where are all the 'real' country builders

Thanks for an excellent and detailed reply. Hope that there is a way of posting this so that people who fall into this category can reference it easily.
Forum: Canada
Mar 26th 2005, 10:19 am
Replies: 100
Views: 4,189
Posted By burmonk1

Re: Where are all the 'real' country builders

Only you can decide if Canada is for you. My fmaily and I love the place but it is not utopia.

However if it is for you then there are huge residential construction projects underway in BC...
Forum: Canada
Mar 26th 2005, 8:25 am
Forum: Canada
Mar 26th 2005, 6:56 am
Replies: 100
Views: 4,189
Posted By burmonk1

Where are all the 'real' country builders

Being new to this forum I have been disapointed at the lack of posting from people moving to Canada who will be offering the type of skills that 'truly' help build a nation.
Most probably by the...
Forum: Canada
Mar 25th 2005, 6:54 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,247
Posted By burmonk1

Re: Asbo family banned from borough

I think that the family may have been misunderstood. Whats wrong with a little urban violence, stealing your neighbours goods, destroying their property, offering violence. The family needs help and...
Forum: Canada
Mar 22nd 2005, 7:38 am
Replies: 43
Views: 2,325
Posted By burmonk1

Re: Ok, I'm calling you all out!

An excellent reply to all the moaners :)
Should be posted to all who who complain!
Forum: Canada
Mar 22nd 2005, 6:30 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,653
Posted By burmonk1

Re: Canadian Experience - the big questions?

Unfair as this 'experience' issue may appear I don't think that it is completely unreasonable. However excellent a persons qualifications and experience may be (and some of the UK's qualifications...
Mar 21st 2005, 12:02 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By burmonk1

Re: Canadian Medicals - Timings

No problem.

Application forms submitted to the CIC London 19th June 2003
File Number received 23rd July 2003
Questions asked November 2004
Interview 10th February 2005
Medicals 15th March...
Forum: Canada
Mar 14th 2005, 6:23 am
Replies: 50
Views: 3,355
Posted By burmonk1

Re: Recent shipping quotes to share?

A charity that does take furniture and is worth contating is www.emmaus.org.uk. Its non denominational. They renovate goods (furniture, brown and white goods)and re sell to support themselves. they...
Forum: Canada
Mar 13th 2005, 8:15 am
Replies: 50
Views: 3,355
Posted By burmonk1

Re: Recent shipping quotes to share?

Have a quote for shipping our household goods from Hereford to Vancouver - 1 x 40 - foot container £3,650. Company is Caswell Forwarding Ltd in Mitcheldean, Glos. Our goods are already packed and in...
Mar 9th 2005, 5:16 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By burmonk1

To ship or not to ship?

Just wanted to know if anyone has advice or experience about what can (or cannot) be brought into Canada.
We have packed most of our household goods but have heard 'horror' stories about customs...
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