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Forum: Canada
Jun 9th 2011, 11:58 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,619
Posted By wiggs1034

Re: Finally got c'ship test letter

That would be me :)

Did the test, and last week received letter confirming Ceremony on June 23rd at 8am. Yes 8am. What kind of time is that for a ceremony....?
May 14th 2011, 4:52 am
Replies: 1,167
Views: 262,413
Posted By wiggs1034

Re: CIC Citizenship timelines

In case anyone is waiting in Calgary, we applied in April 2010 and the screen print from the online checker is:

We received your application for Canadian citizenship (grant of citizenship) on July...
May 10th 2011, 1:54 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,085
Posted By wiggs1034

Re: Physiotherapy in Calgary - Recommendations

Tower Physiohttp://www.towerphysio.ca

Super good. Very sports focused, one of the partners worked as a physio for Cirque Du Soleil for a number of years. I would strongly recommend them.
Apr 26th 2011, 11:36 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,490
Posted By wiggs1034

Re: Citizenship test 2011

We just received notice to attend for the test on May 5. The ECAS says:
"We sent you a notice on April 20, 2011 to appear and write the citizenship test on May 5, 2011 at 10:30 AM. The notice you...
Forum: Canada
Apr 23rd 2011, 3:56 am
Replies: 42
Views: 10,620
Posted By wiggs1034

Re: Andrew Miller

The use of English on the website it appalling. It reads like something that has been rushed through a translation. Perhaps he is still in China?
Feb 27th 2011, 2:07 am
Replies: 53
Views: 5,730
Posted By wiggs1034

Re: Lesser-known attractions in Canada

I love the fact you can "adopt a canoe" on their website. Do you think they send you Christmas cards and regular updates?
Feb 27th 2011, 1:20 am
Replies: 53
Views: 5,730
Posted By wiggs1034

Re: Lesser-known attractions in Canada

Blackfoot Crossing (http://www.blackfootcrossing.ca/) is pretty good. About an hour from Calgary.

Of course it it closed at the weekends October - April, making it near impossible to visit if you...
Forum: Canada
Feb 20th 2011, 11:23 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,474
Posted By wiggs1034

Re: Running in Canada,Winnipeg

I couldn't comment on Winnipeg, but I run year round in Calgary. I know they get long periods of seriously cold weather, but it can get pretty cold in Calgary too. Running upto -15c is pretty easy...
Dec 16th 2010, 2:32 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,341
Posted By wiggs1034

Re: If you're bored...

Woke up my son laughing so much. This is the funniest thing I have seen in a long time.
Jul 9th 2010, 3:03 am
Replies: 61
Views: 4,477
Posted By wiggs1034

Re: Whats the stupidest thing you have ever done?

Trying to split frozen burgers with a sharp kitchen knife in my right hand, whilst holding the burgers in my left hand...

Went through one side of my little finger and came out the other.:eek:
Forum: Canada
Jun 27th 2010, 12:41 am
Replies: 29
Views: 5,047
Posted By wiggs1034

Re: Doctors in Okotoks

There is no walk in clinic in Okotoks, just the Urgent Care.

Mrs W works in the Urgent Care, and they are always the first to find out what Dr's are new or taking patients. There have been a...
Jun 7th 2010, 4:03 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,507
Posted By wiggs1034

Re: Calgary Marathon Anyone?

That'll be the reason I didn't see you in Varsity! I did look though...

It was a cold day, but dry at least. I finished the full marathon in 3hrs 28min, not bad for my first attempt at that...
May 28th 2010, 3:26 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,507
Posted By wiggs1034

Re: Calgary Marathon Anyone?

I am running the full marathon on Sunday (without the snow hopefully). I have done a few halfs before, three this year I think, but this will be my first full marathon.

Looking forward to the...
Forum: Canada
Nov 10th 2009, 2:49 am
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By wiggs1034

Re: paving companies

We use Citywide Paving at work for repairs to parking lots, sidewalks etc. 403-287-8685. They are pretty reliable and inexpensive.
Forum: Canada
Oct 29th 2009, 1:39 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,133
Posted By wiggs1034

Re: Okotoks and High River

We would strongly reccomend the French Immersion program available in both Okotoks and High River (not through the Catholic system though, I believe). Your kids are the right age to start it, as ours...
Forum: Canada
Jul 11th 2009, 3:13 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,029
Posted By wiggs1034

Re: A Swimming Pool ~ Wonderful Idea!! Now what??

Do you use a sand filter? If so, it is probably discolouraion from the new sand. They should have rinsed it to waste for some time before putting it onto recirculation. It should go in a day or two....
Forum: Canada
Jun 26th 2009, 2:21 am
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By wiggs1034

Re: question about RVs

Whilst it is useful to have passport numbers, if you fly with some airlines (and are a UK citizen) sometimes they will fly you back without them. Three years ago we lost two of our families passports...
Jun 16th 2009, 2:59 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,398
Posted By wiggs1034

Re: Calling Class of 2007

Landed 5th April 2007, OH was working in her caereer (nursing) within a week, I was working for a great employer four weeks after arriving.

Happy with our home, neighbours, community and friends....
Forum: Canada
Apr 20th 2009, 2:15 am
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By wiggs1034

Re: hotels in okotoks??

Is the Country Inn the motel by Smitty's / the railway line. We did a week there a couple of years ago between our condo rental and house purchase.

I would have happily spent the extra $20 / night...
Forum: Canada
Apr 8th 2009, 5:29 am
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By wiggs1034

Re: Car Hire

There is also a Budget depot in town. It was opposite Dairy Queen within the car dealership, but has now moved to the edge of town at the top of the hill, again within the dealership.
Apr 6th 2009, 2:42 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,051
Posted By wiggs1034

Re: Crowfoot YMCA- just had shoes stolen

I have sent a PM to gryphea. I work for the Y in Calgary, for my sins, and lets hope we can work this out.
Forum: Canada
Mar 21st 2009, 6:22 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,229
Posted By wiggs1034

Re: Driving across the Alberta border

Anybody taken a tent trailer and / or a dog across. Anything special I should be wary of?
Forum: Canada
Mar 5th 2009, 2:37 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,173
Posted By wiggs1034

Re: Strength & Conditioning Jobs in Canada

The YMCA is always looking for staff in Calgary. The pay isn't great, and they will not be able to offer the temporary work permit route, but there is plenty of work available (particularly early /...
Forum: Canada
Feb 8th 2009, 10:53 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,004
Posted By wiggs1034

Re: Summer Camps for children

Residential or non residential?

Residential - I would reccomend Camp Chief Hector YMCA (near Canmore). www.ymcacalgary.org, Camp Gardiner www.chinook.scouts.ca or Kamp Kiwanis...
Forum: Canada
Jan 23rd 2009, 1:48 am
Replies: 22
Views: 5,070
Posted By wiggs1034

Re: Dishwasher Salt

That is fairly standard, and complies with Code. All bathroom sockets are connect to a GFI which is reset from a single location - usually the master bathroom. We have bathrooms all three floors, and...
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