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Forum: Canada
Mar 15th 2014, 11:36 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By Des and Chris

Re: Claiming Albertan tax back once back in UK

Because I paid a high rate of tax (it if known as emergency tax in the UK, but not sure if there is a Canadian equivalent?) despite only small earnings and also because I didn't work in the UK until...
Forum: Canada
Mar 15th 2014, 7:36 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By Des and Chris

Question Claiming Albertan tax back once back in UK

We moved back to UK from Calgary, AB in May 2013.
My T4 has arrived and I think I should be able to claim tax back.
Can anyone advise on which forms I'd need to complete, I did claim tax last year...
Forum: Canada
Aug 4th 2012, 12:36 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,316
Posted By Des and Chris

Re: Newly arrived in Calgary

Thanks Poppit - I've emailed you my resume - not sure if it hits the mark re Canadianisation, but it's my first bash!
Would be great to catch up soon!
Des and Chris
Forum: Canada
Aug 4th 2012, 12:34 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,316
Posted By Des and Chris

Re: Newly arrived in Calgary

Thank you - we are reasonably flexible re what kind of jobs we take - its just a tad scary - the deep dark unknown!
Forum: Canada
Aug 4th 2012, 12:33 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,316
Posted By Des and Chris

Re: Newly arrived in Calgary

Thank you - your support is appreciated!
Forum: Canada
Aug 3rd 2012, 12:26 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,316
Posted By Des and Chris

Newly arrived in Calgary

Hi
Well we finally made it, we have been in Calgary a week - well in Cochrane staying with a friend - and our feet haven't really touched the ground.
We think we have secured a rental place...
Jul 10th 2012, 7:00 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,586
Posted By Des and Chris

Re: Teaching in Alberta

Many thanks for this info.. I am onto it!
Jul 9th 2012, 8:28 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,586
Posted By Des and Chris

Re: Teaching in Alberta

After sending money, certificates etc to the Alberta board to get my qualifications cross referenced, they responded saying that because I hadn't studied Canadian studies as part of my degree, I was...
Forum: Canada
Jul 9th 2012, 7:57 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,689
Posted By Des and Chris

Red face Re: Three weeks to Calgary

Hi we may well take you up on that offer. We are staying with a friend in glen eagles estate for first week or so. We arrive on 26th and it would bd good for chris to pick your brains a little! Thank...
Forum: Canada
Jul 5th 2012, 7:56 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,689
Posted By Des and Chris

Forum: Canada
Jul 5th 2012, 7:25 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,689
Posted By Des and Chris

Re: Three weeks to Calgary

We are looking for furnished accommodation, so maybe that's what puts the price up. Maybe?
Forum: Canada
Jul 4th 2012, 7:17 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,689
Posted By Des and Chris

Re: Three weeks to Calgary

Aww... Thank you! It's just keeping a roof over our heads and being able to have a social life until we find jobs that's worrying us! But, we are very determined to make every chance of this...
Forum: Canada
Jul 4th 2012, 7:14 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,689
Posted By Des and Chris

Re: Three weeks to Calgary

Any advice on job seeking sites / offices in Calgary would be helpful. Also no idea whether we are nailing our cv / resume - a uk cv seems a completely different beast to the Canadian resume

...
Forum: Canada
Jul 4th 2012, 7:10 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,689
Posted By Des and Chris

Re: Three weeks to Calgary

Chris has got his sec assessment in January so we have to wait til then until he can apply to sit the national exam! It seems a lot of red tape for his 20 odd years experience... But used to hoops I...
Forum: Canada
Jul 4th 2012, 7:07 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,689
Posted By Des and Chris

Re: Three weeks to Calgary

Thank you for the positive message. We are initially staying with a friend on the gleneagles estate just outside Cochrane so fairly close to you I guess! Hoping to be out of her hair and in our own...
Forum: Canada
Jul 3rd 2012, 9:06 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,689
Posted By Des and Chris

Three weeks to Calgary

We are getting really excited, nervous, scared, worried, whole host of emotions! Moving to Calgary in three weeks. No where to live yet. Job prospects not the best.... Des is a primary school...
Jan 5th 2012, 5:53 pm
Replies: 3,225
Views: 414,377
Posted By Des and Chris

Re: Timeline - FSW application to CIO in Sydney, NS

Congratulations - it took just 13 months for us from submitting to gaining our passports with our PR visas.
Forum: Canada
Jan 4th 2012, 6:42 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,852
Posted By Des and Chris

Re: Scary but exciting - heading to Calgary, Alberta

Thanks Lucy, any pointers your friend can give will be very much appreciated and as fir the cuppa.... Get the kettle on towards the end of July!

Many thanks
Forum: Canada
Jan 4th 2012, 6:38 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,852
Posted By Des and Chris

Re: Scary but exciting - heading to Calgary, Alberta

We are on to this now.... We are both educated chaps but my word getting your head round the ruddy forms is a task in itself!

Thanks for the support!
Forum: Canada
Jan 4th 2012, 12:19 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,852
Posted By Des and Chris

Re: Scary but exciting - heading to Calgary, Alberta

I am starting to work thorugh the process for CARNA - thank you for the insight and time line. It is very helpful - I may return to you for further information!?

Christopher
Forum: Canada
Jan 2nd 2012, 12:55 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,852
Posted By Des and Chris

Scary but exciting - heading to Calgary, Alberta

2012 has arrived.... We are moving to Calgary area in July and now we hav hi 2012 we are beginning to feel the pressure.
Chris is a nurse and is currently downloading forms to get his nursing...
Aug 29th 2011, 12:50 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,672
Posted By Des and Chris

Re: PR Card - Photo issue

We landed in Toronto. It turned out our photos were not good enough. We were able to submit our pics by post - which was a good job as we were back in the UK.don't worry if you can't you don't have...
Forum: Canada
Aug 26th 2011, 10:56 am
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By Des and Chris

Re: Renting furniture

Calgary area
Forum: Canada
Aug 26th 2011, 9:29 am
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By Des and Chris

Question Renting furniture

We are moving out to Canada for one year in the first instance and may be moving lock, stock and barrel after that.
Does anyone know if you can rent furniture etc for lengths of time so that we...
Replies: 2
Views: 722
Posted By Des and Chris

Nursing in Alberta

We have our gained our FSW1 visa and plan to head out to Alberta in summer next year. I have started to look at provincial requirements for nursing and am starting to get a little confused; I trained...
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