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Forum: Canada
Nov 23rd 2015, 9:47 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,248
Posted By jaysangha

Re: What to buy where ? furniture and Household stuff

Ashley's Homestore worked a treat for us when we moved out there. It sprucely though but from our experience, all solid stuff. Avoid Sears and The Brick, totally useless crap.

Electronics form a...
Forum: Canada
Nov 23rd 2015, 9:39 am
Replies: 45
Views: 6,423
Posted By jaysangha

Re: Moving to Mississauga

:goodpost:I lived in Mississauga for nearly 10 years. Can't imagine from what angle it is like Hull or even Slough. Def more like a modern Hounslow. Mississauga is a broad mix of ethnic groups, all...
Forum: Canada
Nov 23rd 2015, 9:29 am
Replies: 45
Views: 6,423
Posted By jaysangha

Re: Moving to Mississauga

Do not underestimate the Canadian recruiters hang up with local experience. I went out there as a seasoned marketing veteran and you would not believe the number of responses that would come back...
Forum: Canada
Nov 23rd 2015, 9:20 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,029
Posted By jaysangha

Re: Relocation Experiences please??

in terms of your parents, mine came over and stayed for the standard 6months. I applied for extended visas for them before the six months came up. They don't residency as such but it means they can...
Jan 8th 2015, 8:04 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,056
Posted By jaysangha

Re: Shipping Toronto to UK - Few furniture pieces

We're planning on heading back to blighty in June and open to sharing our container...we def won;t be filling it all plus helps reduce the cost of shipping for all
Sep 5th 2014, 5:29 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By jaysangha

Re: Citizenship Photos

Got our done at Costco Heartland. You have to double check them while you're there to make sure they are the right dimensions. We end up getting one re-done. No charge of course.

If you get...
Sep 4th 2014, 7:17 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By jaysangha

What customs and excise docs are reqd?

Heading back from Canada after several years with goods to be shipped. Is there anything specific i need to do re HM Customer & Excise at the other end? I'm hoping the shipping agent we select will...
Sep 4th 2014, 7:01 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 725
Posted By jaysangha

Re: Toronto free UK electronics for people moving home

We're heading back so please let em know what you don't want, maybe we could do a swap although our date is next year.

Thanks
Sep 4th 2014, 6:59 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,239
Posted By jaysangha

Re: It's going to be a year!

Good on you OP. We've been here 7 years and although it is a friendly country, its not the same type of friendliness,very superficial in some senses.

We're heading back for family reasons and...
Jul 30th 2014, 3:56 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By jaysangha

Re: Question re parent sponsorship/super visa

I submitted the required papers for my parents back in November 2010 and only yesterday heard back from CIC that they are ready to start processing. However, my excitement died instantly when they...
Jul 30th 2014, 3:50 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,557
Posted By jaysangha

Re: Shipping costs back to UK

We looked at Canadian movers and they are more expensive than the UK. So we went with the guys that moved us to Canada in the first place (Excess Baggage) and they quoted in Sterling for only a tad...
Jul 6th 2014, 5:31 pm
Replies: 1,167
Views: 261,636
Posted By jaysangha

Re: CIC Citizenship timelines

There is only one study guide but a number of different question books - its their way of mixing up the questions you get I guess. Each book has a set of questions. Nothing to be concerned about if...
Jul 6th 2014, 5:21 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By jaysangha

Apply for a passport or not?

We have our citizenship ceremony tomorrow and I was starting to complete the passport application forms when a question came to mind.

Is a Canadian passport a requirement for citizens?

The...
Jul 6th 2014, 5:07 pm
Replies: 1,167
Views: 261,636
Posted By jaysangha

Re: CIC Citizenship timelines

Update:
20/20 on the test! it really depends on which book you get for the test but if you've studied the guide, you'll sail through.
We have our ceremony tomorrow! :thumbsup:

All in all, took...
Jun 23rd 2014, 2:14 pm
Replies: 1,167
Views: 261,636
Posted By jaysangha

Re: CIC Citizenship timelines

Similar story for us:
Applied November 2013
Study Guide January 2014
Finger prints May 2014
Test scheduled for June 30!!!
We're in Mississauga :eek:
Apr 16th 2014, 2:32 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 3,675
Posted By jaysangha

Re: Moving back to the UK from Canada shipping costs?

We used Excess Baggage Company, the guys you see in the airports, but they have a cargo unit specifically for this kind of stuff. Highly recommend them, and through their association memberships,...
Apr 16th 2014, 2:25 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,804
Posted By jaysangha

Re: Citizenship application cbsa question

You would have thought that having proof of a full time job for seven years and the fact most employers won't allow more than four weeks leave per year, is enough to prove that you have been in...
Apr 2nd 2014, 3:25 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By jaysangha

Re: How long could mom visit

It wouldn't matter if she came with you. My parents came with us when we moved here (funnily enough from Wolves!!).

You will have to go through additional processing as you are migrating which...
Apr 1st 2014, 7:34 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,353
Posted By jaysangha

Re: Canadian Citizens

I don't know if its the sheer volume of requests CIC get or that they don't have enough people or that they're just simply inefficient. You would have thought that if you meet the criteria, its a...
Apr 1st 2014, 12:56 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,353
Posted By jaysangha

Re: Canadian Citizens

I live in hope. A few people have told me that Mississauaga (where I am) tends to be one of the faster processing centres. Having said that, if there is one thing I've learned, that is never make a...
Mar 31st 2014, 5:05 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,353
Posted By jaysangha

Re: Canadian Citizens

Best of luck Leecyndisanders! Funnily enough, I applied originally last August only to have the forms sent back incomplete as CIC required the kids school records ( a letter from the school which I...
Mar 31st 2014, 4:58 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 4,603
Posted By jaysangha

Re: Cost of living in the UK compared to other countries.

:goodpost: Ditto for Toronto. I find that if your on a decent(ish) salary, the cost of living is a little less in England. I'm thinking of things like grocery, TV, Internet, Mobiles, Beer! Even...
Mar 31st 2014, 2:11 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,353
Posted By jaysangha

Re: Canadian Citizens

Congrats :thumbsup:. We applied Jan this year. Hope it's much quicker than the 24 months posted online :fingerscrossed:
Forum: Canada
Feb 25th 2014, 5:22 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,147
Posted By jaysangha

Re: Mississauga & surrounding areas

There are many new houses that have gone up just south of Meadowvale over the last few years. We've been in Erin Mills for 6 years and it offers everything you could ask for with young kids plus...
Forum: Canada
Nov 5th 2013, 5:49 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 6,504
Posted By jaysangha

Re: recent shipping experiences?

I found excess baggage co to be pretty good - efficient, easy to work with and knowledgeable
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