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Forum: New Zealand
Mar 8th 2012, 9:38 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By Poppy2

Re: Help! Need to get an NZ criminal record check asap!

I live in Canada, so I need to ring NZ and ask if they would consider faxing or emailing the check to the Canadian office that needs it, rather than mailing it.

Thanks
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 8th 2012, 7:17 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By Poppy2

Help! Need to get an NZ criminal record check asap!

I know that the Ministry of Justice do the criminal record check and it will take 10-20 working days, but can anyone tell me if there is a faster route?

I live in Canada and the transit time for...
Forum: Canada
Mar 8th 2012, 7:14 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 476
Posted By Poppy2

Getting a police check in the UK when living in Canada...and fast

Ok, I tried to search this and found lots of stuff but nothing immediately relevant. So I am asking you because you are all far brighter than I am in matters such as this.

I am just about to...
Forum: Canada
Feb 3rd 2012, 4:38 am
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By Poppy2

Re: Help needed! Truro area.

Have you been to NS before? I am assuming so, I just wondered why Truro and do you really want to make that commute to Halifax? One thing I learnt when we moved 8 years ago to New Zealand was that...
Jan 30th 2012, 12:31 am
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By Poppy2

Re: study visas or not?

sorry my use of the word visa is wrong, but I simply mean is there a document that we need apply for for our children.

I cant see that there is, other than the study permit, which they dont need...
Jan 29th 2012, 7:15 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By Poppy2

Re: study visas or not?

I truly appreciate your time and effort in this!

I think because so much feels like it is at stake, I often misunderstand what is on the website and feel there is a level of interpretation.

For...
Jan 29th 2012, 4:17 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By Poppy2

Re: study visas or not?

I cant help but worry about this, sorry - but you are sure they dont need any form of paperwork or stamp in their passports to justify their being here?

In NZ I think they did have a visa to be...
Jan 29th 2012, 12:36 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By Poppy2

study visas or not?

My husband and I are currently working in Canada with TWP, we arrived 4 years ago and recently got our 2nd TWPs that last until 2014. When we initially arrived in 2008, to save anxiety, we got study...
Forum: Canada
Dec 4th 2011, 6:21 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 843
Posted By Poppy2

Re: When best to buy tickets back to UK?

I havent heard anything about Thomas Cook - will look into that. I will also check out the US carriers, thanks!
Dec 4th 2011, 6:20 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 901
Posted By Poppy2

Re: traveling back to the uk on TWP

That is so reassuring - its gobbledy-gook otherwise
Forum: Canada
Dec 4th 2011, 2:42 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 843
Posted By Poppy2

When best to buy tickets back to UK?

With a family of 6, we want the best and cheapest options to fly home for a 3 week holiday in late August/early September 2012.

So far, it seems like Canadian Affair offer the best rates, but has...
Dec 4th 2011, 2:19 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 901
Posted By Poppy2

Re: traveling back to the uk on TWP

Can I just ask how this went? I am considering a trip with the family in late summer 2012 and we are just trying to work out exactly what that statement on the TWP means.

did you get on ok?
...
Oct 25th 2011, 11:17 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,976
Posted By Poppy2

Re: Open work permit - 3-6 month distance education course

Thank you so much!! That is fantastic - I struggle to find the answers to my questions when I go to the webites.

That's a huge weight off!
Oct 25th 2011, 1:07 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,976
Posted By Poppy2

Re: Open work permit - 3-6 month distance education course

Really? Thank god - why doesnt it say so? Hopefully those people looking at the application will know that.

:thumbsup:
Oct 24th 2011, 11:08 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,976
Posted By Poppy2

Open work permit - 3-6 month distance education course

Quick question, I will be ringing someone this week, if I get through!

I have just had my open work permit renewed until 2013, my husband is the primary work permit/visa in his permanent job. I...
Forum: Canada
Apr 4th 2011, 1:54 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,905
Posted By Poppy2

Re: Having kids after you move

You do need to consider finances with children - particularly if you need to return to work and child care. I previously (UK and NZ) was lucky to have a job that I could work part time and do night...
Forum: Canada
Feb 9th 2011, 3:43 am
Replies: 51
Views: 21,283
Posted By Poppy2

Re: Best place to live in Nova Scotia?

I wouldnt know what specifically you would find appealing, but I would recommend coming out for a recce before you commit to somewhere. How quiet do you want it? It can be quiet but also a little...
Forum: Canada
Feb 4th 2011, 1:13 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,341
Posted By Poppy2

Re: Nice area and schools Nova Scotia

I dont consider it bashing really - it just isnt our bag. We have visited people over there and found it to be a bit Stepford wives....but that was just the particular area we visited. I know I am...
Forum: Canada
Feb 2nd 2011, 4:14 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,341
Posted By Poppy2

Re: Nice area and schools Nova Scotia

Yup, those of us who dont live in Fall River have quite an opinion about the Little Britain that is happening over there. Its also more expensive than Hammonds Plains and Tantallon. Beware of Brit...
Feb 2nd 2011, 4:03 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,687
Posted By Poppy2

Re: PPR from Buffalo

It was my understanding that the TWP continues until a decision is made, but I have no idea.
Forum: Canada
Feb 2nd 2011, 3:58 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,341
Posted By Poppy2

Re: Nice area and schools Nova Scotia

Well, for some ACTUAL advice regarding the issue - we have lived in Tantallon for the last 3 years and both work within Halifax and the area is great.

Though trying to get in and out of Halifax...
Forum: Canada
Nov 11th 2010, 5:42 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,160
Posted By Poppy2

Re: Kicking myself down why times get hard in Canada

Seriously, dont even consider running away back to the UK....for one, its still the UK and secondly, you will be broke in the process.

It is hard to not take things personally and feel...
Forum: USA
May 5th 2010, 12:19 am
Replies: 3
Views: 744
Posted By Poppy2

Any UK trained RNs or midwives?

Hi there

I am currently practicing in Canada and have dual registration here in both nursing and midwifery. just wondering about what our options are should we ever decide to move.

Though I...
Forum: Canada
May 4th 2010, 10:17 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,724
Posted By Poppy2

Re: Good Realtor Halifax, NS

sadly furnished rentals are rare and exceedingly expensive. Usually you are looking at the suites offered at hotel/motel places. i dont know what your income will be when you are here, but it might...
Forum: Canada
Apr 4th 2010, 10:51 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,399
Posted By Poppy2

Re: Dilemma.....advice on an area in Halifax, NS

It depends what you want from your local area - if you work close by and like to walk to town for a beer, then its not bad at all. I have 3 kids and wouldnt want to live there at all, there are up...
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