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Forum: Canada
Apr 13th 2021, 3:35 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: UK nurse move to Canada

I'll try not to rant, I have done enough of that on here about my wife's situation, but the truth is that if it looks daunting and complicated, its because it is. It is hard work re-qualifying as a...
Forum: Canada
Apr 13th 2021, 3:25 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,068
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: Immigrating with a dog

I dont know the state of the industry at the moment but 3years ago we used Air Transat for our 27kg Labrador. They were fantastic and he was absolutely fine in his crate, nothing at all to worry...
Forum: Canada
Apr 6th 2021, 7:55 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 6,559
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: What we driving in canada ? Any good deals (post covid)

Oh, so many reasons lol. For one my truck is my daily driver, i love it, i drive a lot for work and its big safe and comfortable. I have no problem parking it but then i dont live in a city. When i...
Forum: Canada
Apr 6th 2021, 4:16 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 6,559
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: What we driving in canada ? Any good deals (post covid)

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Forum: Canada
Apr 6th 2021, 4:12 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 6,559
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: What we driving in canada ? Any good deals (post covid)

Short bed (6.5ft) but I wanted a Long bed and if given the choice again I would get the long bed version. I just couldnt find one at the right spec/colour/price at the time. Its not the weight per se...
Forum: Canada
Apr 6th 2021, 3:06 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 6,559
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: What we driving in canada ? Any good deals (post covid)

The 25C9.4 , in my opinion, has the best layout of any truck camper. We love the full panoramic view at the rear with the full dinette, makes it feel much wider and more spacious , and the mid-ship...
Forum: Canada
Apr 6th 2021, 1:17 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 6,559
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: What we driving in canada ? Any good deals (post covid)

As are Bigfoot, in Armstrong just north of Vernon! NL were actually Bigfoot employees that left and started their own company using the same clamshell method of construction. I’m obviously biased, my...
Forum: Canada
Apr 5th 2021, 4:54 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 6,559
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: What we driving in canada ? Any good deals (post covid)

Exactly that - great choice! I traded my 2014 Sierra 1500 to a 2017 GMC Sierra 3500HD SRW (single rear wheel) with the 6.0L V8 vortec engine. Hands down the best vehicle I have ever owned I LOVE it!...
Forum: Canada
Apr 5th 2021, 3:52 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 6,559
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: What we driving in canada ? Any good deals (post covid)

Some vehicle payload figures include the weight of the driver, some dont, some with or without a full tank of fuel, etc. So if you really want to check then you'd need to know that for the specific...
Forum: Canada
Mar 23rd 2021, 2:26 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,215
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: Holiday Entitlement

I dont disagree with your sentiment, but believe me having been a regular at two (local for me) Okanagan ski resorts over the past weeks, infact all season long, the number of overheard conversations...
Forum: Canada
Mar 19th 2021, 3:59 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,215
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: Holiday Entitlement

Hi Joe,

I would say it entirely depends on your industry and your skill level/demand for your job. When I came here the company i work for offered 2 weeks + 3 'personal days' plus all stat...
Forum: Canada
Feb 25th 2021, 7:02 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,657
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: Crime and drugs in Kelowna

Well I for one am wishing you and your partner the best of luck! I remember what its all like, a few days ago was my 3yr anniversary of starting my new job here in Canada and it feels like just...
Forum: Canada
Feb 25th 2021, 5:03 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,657
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: Crime and drugs in Kelowna

To be fair when I lived in Swansea at the turn of the millenium I also never locked my car - but thats only because it would get broken into every single night and it saved me money in door...
Forum: Canada
Feb 25th 2021, 4:16 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,657
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: Crime and drugs in Kelowna

How close are you to getting work permits? If very close I would tread carefully on how 'honestly' your other half answers the questions around it - I would think it highly unlikely to be offered a...
Forum: Canada
Feb 24th 2021, 8:16 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: Uk pharmacist coming to Kelowna

Helpful Danny, helpful :D

Also works as a knock knock joke;
Knock Knock,
Who's there?
Ammonia,
Ammonia who?
Ammonia cleaner but i can go get the owner of the house if you like
Forum: Canada
Feb 23rd 2021, 6:27 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By Phaedru5

Talking Re: Uk pharmacist coming to Kelowna

Well that depends.... what are you into? If you can answer mountain biking, skiing, snowboarding, motox, adventure hiking, exploring then yes i might be able to help and would welcome knowing more...
Forum: Canada
Jan 28th 2021, 1:14 am
Replies: 144
Views: 7,544
Posted By Phaedru5

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

What made me decide to move. Well it wasnt for financial reasons, or for better schooling thats for sure. Different schooling? Yes, definitely, but depends on your interpretation of the word...
Forum: Canada
Jan 26th 2021, 2:56 am
Replies: 6
Views: 777
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: Flying my dog

Sames as the post above - I was worried sick about our dog but when he arrived he was absolutely fine, just needed to pee really badly. When we arrived at our new home he happily went back into his...
Forum: Canada
Jan 25th 2021, 4:53 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,324
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: NURSES HELP - The practical exam

Yes unfortunately this is the sad truth. I dont think its just about money, if it was they could make the process much simpler, quicker and just charge more money. We would have happlily spent...
Forum: Canada
Jan 25th 2021, 3:26 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,324
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: NURSES HELP - The practical exam

It is daunting and the most ridiculous process. My wife has just been offered a placement in hospital, so after making her sit on the sidelines for 3 years filling in paperwork she now gets to work...
Forum: Canada
Jan 25th 2021, 3:17 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 999
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: UK Registered nurse wanting to move to Ontario, Canada

There is a thread halfway down the page called 'Moving to Canada' in which I ranted a little. I wont do that again here but suggest you go read it. It applies to BC specifically but I dont think...
Forum: Canada
Jan 19th 2021, 4:14 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By Phaedru5

Angry Re: Moving to Canada

I apologise in advance for my brutal honesty but you need to realise what is involved; My wife is now over 3 years into the transfer process and still not finished. It is the most disgusting...
Forum: Canada
Jan 12th 2021, 4:05 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: Moving with your pets

My experience was 3yrs ago and with a dog (who came on the same flight as us but in a crate in the hold as 'excess baggage' ,but Air Transat were the most helpful by far with clear instructions on...
Forum: Canada
Nov 11th 2020, 4:31 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,324
Posted By Phaedru5

Re: NURSES HELP - The practical exam

Hi Brooks, yes that's the one!
Forum: Canada
Nov 10th 2020, 8:30 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,324
Posted By Phaedru5

NURSES HELP - The practical exam

As I have shared in other threads, my wife has been navigating the long and painful process of transferring her English RN degree qualification and experience to be able to work as a nurse in Canada...
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