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Forum: Canada
Feb 7th 2021, 10:48 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,010
Posted By Lilipuddlian

Re: Nice places to live with a family in New Brunswick.

Well I've never been anywhere in N.B. althought I have been to N.Scotia.

The lady next door is a Maritimer. They are in Ontario for work and the ski hills (long story) but they spend the summers...
Forum: Canada
Feb 7th 2021, 10:37 pm
Forum: Canada
Feb 7th 2021, 10:27 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,010
Posted By Lilipuddlian

Re: Nice places to live with a family in New Brunswick.

Neighbour swears by Fredrickton. (spelling, sorry). She says it is a great city.
Forum: Canada
Feb 7th 2021, 10:26 pm
Replies: 144
Views: 9,713
Posted By Lilipuddlian

Re: What made you decide to make the move to Canada

This could be problematic. Maybe not, more likely to be problematic. 48 years in Canada.
Forum: Canada
Feb 7th 2021, 10:24 pm
Replies: 144
Views: 9,713
Posted By Lilipuddlian

Re: What made you decide to make the move to Canada

My British husband misses Europe after 22 years and is miserable in Canada.
Apr 20th 2019, 4:39 pm
Forum: Canada
Apr 20th 2019, 4:33 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 968
Posted By Lilipuddlian

Re: Alberta College of Social Workers as a Brit

Second point, Alberta is a good province to rock up to without a BSW & MSW. The job opportunities are better there without these qualifications than they would be in Ontario. I have friends in...
Forum: Canada
Apr 20th 2019, 4:31 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 968
Posted By Lilipuddlian

Re: Alberta College of Social Workers as a Brit

Do the MSW. I have mine. Don't bother with any other post graduate qualification.
Forum: Canada
Apr 20th 2019, 4:30 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,425
Posted By Lilipuddlian

Re: Teaching in Quebec? Where to train and which qualification?

If you have a Phd please look @ Bishops U in Sherbrooke, Quebec. English university, I have an English PhD friend working here (also history degree(s).
Apr 20th 2019, 4:26 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 23,981
Posted By Lilipuddlian

Re: Reasons for returning to the UK

Now that is quite the story. Amazing. Well done on the ping pong.
Apr 20th 2019, 4:19 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 10,465
Posted By Lilipuddlian

Re: Giving in to the 9 year itch.q

Canadian does not help you much.
Apr 20th 2019, 4:15 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,628
Posted By Lilipuddlian

Re: Lovely Leqmington Spa

no advice, but terribly jealous. Stuck in Ottawa. Best wishes with your move, sounds like a wonderful adventure.
Apr 20th 2019, 4:07 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,571
Posted By Lilipuddlian

22 Years in Canada, still miserable

Husband came over as a sweet young thing in his 20s. I grabbed him as soon as his feet hit Canadian soil. We have been together 20 years.

Four young children later, we currently have two homes....
Forum: Canada
Apr 20th 2019, 4:00 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 8,957
Posted By Lilipuddlian

Re: Moving to Canada to practise law? Is it realistic?

lawyers in canada can take seven years to qualify. Not the same. Also we don't have "lawyer" and "advocat" differential that they do in UK with different training time frames. The fact that you can...
Forum: Canada
Apr 20th 2019, 3:56 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 869
Posted By Lilipuddlian

Re: Software Engineer Recruiters / Locations

Ottawa is your place for tech.
Forum: Canada
Dec 28th 2013, 1:06 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 7,063
Posted By Lilipuddlian

Re: Advice wanted on social work employment in Canada

Hi EnglishMaple,

Canada, from my perspective, suffers from credential inflation. That is why a BSW is seen as the poor cousin to a masters, even with a ridiculous undergrad. It is crazy. MSW is...
Forum: Canniversary
Nov 29th 2013, 11:53 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 14,714
Posted By Lilipuddlian

Re: 10 years and going back

This. My thoughts exactly.
Forum: Canniversary
Nov 29th 2013, 11:48 pm
Replies: 133
Views: 31,297
Posted By Lilipuddlian

Re: 2 Years and hate it!!

Oh, it's not just you. I am Canadian and myself and my friends have pretty much always struggled... I have a masters.. the Canadian job market is tough. I know people will hate this, but I think...
Forum: Canada
Nov 29th 2013, 11:39 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,650
Posted By Lilipuddlian

Re: Nursing Ontario

If you have a university degree in nursing, you'll be fine. They will find a way to equivalency for you.
Forum: Canada
Nov 29th 2013, 11:36 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,211
Posted By Lilipuddlian

Re: Toronto advice for young couple ...

Montessori teacher... there's loads of Montessori schools around, but many in my city (Ottawa) have struggled or shut down. Not all. Banking... not sure. I know a lot of people with the Cnd....
Forum: Canada
Nov 29th 2013, 11:31 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 7,159
Posted By Lilipuddlian

Re: Working as a childminder in canada

You can open an unlicensed home daycare ( your kids plus five in Ottawa) but would need an Early Childhood Education diploma to work in a child care centre. In Ontario, that's three years.
Forum: Canada
Nov 29th 2013, 11:24 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 5,986
Posted By Lilipuddlian

Re: Over 40 years old

If you speak fluent French, Ottawa is your ticket. Trust me on this one!
Forum: Canada
Nov 29th 2013, 11:22 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,156
Posted By Lilipuddlian

Re: Renewing a British Passport from Canada

My husband (British) tells me that NYC does all North American British passports.... I am applying for new... good to know about renewals in Durham.
Forum: Canada
Nov 29th 2013, 11:19 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,086
Posted By Lilipuddlian

Re: Maternity pay?

I think you have to pay EI premiums. If you are self or contractually employed, out of luck. UNLESS you are in Quebec which recognizes those groups.
Forum: Canada
Nov 29th 2013, 11:17 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,434
Posted By Lilipuddlian

Re: Good TV in Ontario

There is no such thing as good TV in Ontario! We are Canadians and only watch BBC, Channel 4 and ITV!!! I only check the local station for weather!
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