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Forum: Canada
Jan 19th 2008, 4:41 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3,747
Posted By Halifax harpie

Re: Current Jobs on the North Shore of Nova Scotia, Truro, Oxford, Amherst,Tatamagouc

I think you have to be really careful about posting things like this, as it is very misleading. There might be jobs around, but as those of living in NS know, most of these are going to be given to...
Forum: Canada
Jan 15th 2008, 8:57 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,762
Posted By Halifax harpie

Re: Nova Scotia - but where?

[QUOTE=Daisyboo;5791378]Thank you to everyone that responded to my previous message - unfortunately that thread has now been closed. As I said I'm still at the beginning of my application. I've...
Forum: Canada
Jan 15th 2008, 8:48 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,487
Posted By Halifax harpie

Re: Cheap flights to NS-Help

not to mention March, April, May:rofl:
Forum: Canada
Jan 15th 2008, 8:40 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 7,508
Posted By Halifax harpie

Re: Anybody used uk2novascotia.com?

Bit aggressive for a first post isn't it? I just wonder what interest you have in this too? Everyone using this forum has the right to express their own opinions. That's one of the good things...
Forum: Canada
Nov 11th 2007, 7:49 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,221
Posted By Halifax harpie

Re: another nova scotia recce

Is this still on? Can I come::unsure:
Nov 11th 2007, 7:44 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 906
Posted By Halifax harpie

Re: First snow!

We had about 10 cms last night here in Bedford - can't believe it's started so early:eek: It's more like -6 degs at the moment.
Hope you have packed your thermals if you are planning a visit soon....
Forum: Canada
Oct 24th 2007, 9:55 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,108
Posted By Halifax harpie

Re: Cholcolate Lake NS

As you know, Bedford covers quite a large area, and some areas are definitely better than others. Would have no problem living along Shore Road :lol: We are in the newer part, by Papermill Lake. Big...
Forum: Canada
Oct 24th 2007, 8:53 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,108
Posted By Halifax harpie

Re: Cholcolate Lake NS

Hi Angela
we had the same problem when we first moved here, as we bought our cats and dogs with us. If it seems to good to be true, then it probably is:eek:
It's not a new house that shares a...
Oct 24th 2007, 8:47 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By Halifax harpie

New cat bylaw passed in Halifax, NS

Any cat lovers thinking of bringing their pets with them to Halifax might like to read this article about the bylaw that was passed yesterday.
http://www.thechronicleherald.ca/Front/974081.html
Oct 24th 2007, 8:43 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By Halifax harpie

Re: PNP V IMMIGRATION

Have you seen this article in newspaper about PNP in Nova Scotia?
Immigrants Demand their money back
http://www.hfxnews.ca/index.cfm?sid=73975&sc=89
Forum: Canada
Oct 24th 2007, 8:36 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,108
Posted By Halifax harpie

Re: Cholcolate Lake NS

As NSPaul says, it depends what side. It is close to Cowie Hill and Spryfield, two areas to avoid in Halifax. We did look at a new house built there but decided against because of the location. ...
Forum: Canada
Sep 25th 2007, 1:09 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By Halifax harpie

Re: Getting a place at a Canadian University?

You shouldn't have any problems.
Here in Halifax we know of 1 person who got accepted at Saint Mary's with just 3 GCSE's and 1 A level.
Our son has just finished doing his international bac exam. ...
Forum: Canada
Sep 25th 2007, 1:02 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,852
Posted By Halifax harpie

Re: What size deposit for mortgage on a WP?

When we moved here 2 years ago we were given a 90% mortgage with RBC. When we bought a condo in Halifax last year for the kids to use now they are at university, we only had to put down a 5%...
Jun 28th 2007, 2:12 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 872
Posted By Halifax harpie

Re: relocation packages

We were in the same position, OH offered VP position, company did all the chasing. They paid for everything, PR permits, attorney to sort out all the paper work (we got our PR's in 8 months)...
Jun 25th 2007, 3:03 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By Halifax harpie

Kennels in Halifax

Can anyone recommend kennels for cats and dogs close to Halifax?
We need to put them in kennels for 1 week in August. Hate doing it which is why I wondered if anyone had recommendations.
Thanks
Forum: Canada
Jun 7th 2007, 12:46 am
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By Halifax harpie

flights back to UK.

Have just been looking at fares back to UK for August.
Looked at all the low cost flights from Halifax (Airtransat, Zoom, Condor etc)
Cheapest flight I could get with Zoom was C$1030 per person. ...
Forum: New Zealand
May 21st 2007, 3:13 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 5,381
Posted By Halifax harpie

Re: Sorry to say, leaving for Canada

Hi Rachel
my husband and I have been reading your threads both here and on the Canada forum with much interest, and it has taken some real soul searching to reply, not wanting to burst your bubble,...
Forum: Canada
May 19th 2007, 2:07 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By Halifax harpie

Re: Renting whilst buying

The shortest rental my husband's company could find when we first arrived in Halifax was for 6 months. One problem was we had children so needed at least 3 bedrooms. The other problem is that...
Forum: Canada
May 17th 2007, 3:51 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,910
Posted By Halifax harpie

Re: nova scotia.........why ?

Just wanted to add - we paid local rates for her to go to university here, as we are PR's, so costs are not for international student.
Forum: Canada
May 17th 2007, 3:22 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,910
Posted By Halifax harpie

Re: nova scotia.........why ?

Having lived here for 18 months now I would say that
if you want a quiet, unsophisticated way of life, don't have children going to university, are in good health and don't need to shop till you...
Forum: Canada
May 17th 2007, 2:51 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 4,404
Posted By Halifax harpie

Unhappy Re: If you knew then what you do now would you still move to Canada?

No never. Gave up much more than we will ever gain by living here.
May 14th 2007, 11:13 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 5,858
Posted By Halifax harpie

Re: Salaries

Thank you all for taking the time to reply. Your comments have been so helpful and we really appreciate them.
Hopefully we can arrange a trip over before any decisions are made, but to be honest...
May 10th 2007, 10:58 am
Replies: 18
Views: 5,858
Posted By Halifax harpie

Re: Salaries

Hi there
thanks for the quick replies. My husband is a scientist - apparently the Irish government is putting a lot of money into the country at the moment to get scientists to move there. The...
May 10th 2007, 2:40 am
Replies: 18
Views: 5,858
Posted By Halifax harpie

Salaries

What would be considered a decent salary in Ireland?
We are currently living in Canada - which we hate - although originally from UK.
My husband has just been offered a job near Galway. This has...
Forum: Canada
May 10th 2007, 1:02 am
Replies: 11
Views: 709
Posted By Halifax harpie

Re: Driving in Halifax

I am probably not the best person to ask about Southgate as it backs onto our property. When we moved in here we had a beautiful forest in our back garden. A year ago the developers moved in and...
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