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Forum: Canada
Jan 23rd 2021, 7:50 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,457
Posted By EngCan

Re: Banking Jobs in Canada

Your time in banking and experience is almost the same as mine and I too found it difficult to find a job here (applying from the UK though).

I did research online and found out who the 'area...
Forum: Canada
Dec 29th 2020, 6:28 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 6,193
Posted By EngCan

Re: Car Insurance for the first time in Ontario

Thought I would revive this old post given how useful it has been.

Before we moved across a few weeks back we used a broker to set up our tenants insurance as our lease started before we arrived....
Forum: Canada
Dec 24th 2020, 1:36 am
Replies: 9
Views: 5,729
Posted By EngCan

Re: Exchanging driving license - Certificate of Entitlement

Yes! Ended at the weekend so been busy exploring (as much as you can without a car) and getting jobs (licence & OHIP) done
Forum: Canada
Dec 22nd 2020, 2:26 am
Replies: 9
Views: 5,729
Posted By EngCan

Re: Exchanging driving license - Certificate of Entitlement

Did mine this morning in London, Ontario. I had a UK 3 year medical licence which only just got renewed in August but as per comments the back showed the original pass dates. I had things ready to...
Forum: Canada
Dec 15th 2020, 6:09 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,587
Posted By EngCan

Re: The Move - Finally Made

There are some great resources on here but feel free to ask if you have any questions
Forum: Canada
Dec 15th 2020, 6:07 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,587
Posted By EngCan

Re: The Move - Finally Made

Thank you - we are counting down the days!

I did the Goods to Follow list when I 'landed' previously and the shipping company that we used seemed happy enough so hopefully we are OK on that front
Forum: Canada
Dec 15th 2020, 6:03 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,587
Posted By EngCan

Re: The Move - Finally Made

Thank you! We did look at driving but with the 4 of us and all the bags it was easier and cheaper (a lot cheaper) to get the connecting flight
Forum: Canada
Dec 15th 2020, 12:40 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,587
Posted By EngCan

The Move - Finally Made

Hi,

We have finally made the move across to Canada (wife and kids Canadian - my permanent residency activated in late 2018) so I thought I would share our experience of the actual move during...
Forum: Canada
Nov 3rd 2020, 4:08 am
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By EngCan

Re: Vegetarian cheese

thanks for all your help everyone!
Forum: Canada
Nov 1st 2020, 1:51 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By EngCan

Re: Vegetarian cheese

Thank you, we dont want vegan cheese though, just vegetarian..
Forum: Canada
Nov 1st 2020, 12:04 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By EngCan

Vegetarian cheese

Hello all,
My husband is vegetarian, anyone know of a vegetarian cheese available at any supermarket?

Last time we were there the labelling wasn't very clear.

Thanks!
Forum: Canada
Oct 29th 2020, 10:52 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By EngCan

Re: School buses in Ontario

I took the school bus when I was a kid, but I was 12 when I started, my main concern was because they're so young.

Thank you tho, you've all made me feel a bit better.
Forum: Canada
Oct 29th 2020, 9:07 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By EngCan

School buses in Ontario

Hi Everyone,

We will be moving to London, Ontario in December, we have 2 children, 6 and 3.

My daughter, who is 6, will be attending school starting in January. We will be renting a house...
Forum: Canada
Oct 16th 2020, 7:51 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By EngCan

London Calling - London, Ontario that is!

Hi Everyone,

First post for a while but just over 3 years after initially looking into making the move to Canada I have finally had a job offer and we (me, wife and 2 kids) will be making the...
Forum: Canada
Feb 9th 2020, 9:31 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 392
Posted By EngCan

Swapping a 3 Year UK Drivers Licence in Ontario

Hello All,

Have checked the Wiki pages but nothing which answers so hoping someone may be able to help.

I have type 1 diabetes and whilst I have had my licence since 1998 (as shown on the back...
Forum: Canada
Nov 17th 2019, 11:14 am
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By EngCan

Bringing a mobile phone from the UK

Hi,

I have permanent residency (have landed) but am still in the UK. I have a really old mobile and have been thinking of changing it but if I buy one here and suddenly get a job offer (applying...
Forum: Canada
Oct 15th 2019, 7:43 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By EngCan

Re: UK licence to Ontario licence

Sorry yeah - tagged on to this as Ontario as well
Forum: Canada
Oct 15th 2019, 6:44 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By EngCan

Re: UK licence to Ontario licence

As the OP appears to have now been answered.......anyone know of / had issues with a licence that is ‘limited’ due to a medical condition? I have a full UK licence (held for over 20 years) but it...
Forum: Canada
May 29th 2019, 9:00 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,073
Posted By EngCan

Car Expenses on Tax Return

Hi,

Recently whilst in London, Ontario, I met with someone who does the job I am interested in. Salary is similar (let’s ignore cost of living differences etc) but I would not get a car allowance...
Forum: Canada
Jan 9th 2019, 11:32 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,143
Posted By EngCan

Re: DVD Players - Bring With?

Thanks for all of your suggestions on this. Sounds like there are a few ways to get around taking mine across!

Cheers

Dave
Forum: Canada
Dec 27th 2018, 12:07 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,143
Posted By EngCan

DVD Players - Bring With?

Hi,

I know about the whole dvd ‘region’ thing but to save bringing my DVD players (back in the UK now having landed on flag pole trip with them detailed on goods to follow list) and messing...
Dec 12th 2018, 3:18 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 784
Posted By EngCan

Re: Canadian wife/English husbans

Hello,
We sent the application Sept 2017 from the UK, it was received about 7 or 8 weeks after, then he had to do a medical in November. There were no interviews, it was approved in April.
He...
Dec 9th 2018, 7:45 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 784
Posted By EngCan

Re: Canadian wife/English husbans

Hi Dartmouth,

Very similar to us (English Husband, Canadian Wife, 2 kids born in England with dual nationality), applied for permanent residency as a spouse September 2018 with it approved in...
Oct 6th 2018, 1:21 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 6,560
Posted By EngCan

Re: EE Proof of Funds Letter from NatWest

Hi,

This might not help if it has definitely got to be in a letter but for Natwest a copy of your ‘coursing’ from the ‘back office’ system will give you monthly highs, lows and averages for up to...
Forum: Canada
Sep 29th 2018, 4:04 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,906
Posted By EngCan

Re: removals Recommendations and price

How much did the 15 boxes cost with AP and how long ago was that?
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