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Sep 27th 2007, 8:36 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,062
Posted By sydney

Smile Re: CONFUSED ON AGE !!!

Again I hate to disappoint but Canada actually only gets 2 more bank holidays than the UK does. It doesn't bother me as I work for myself and my husband is a teacher but it can be hard for those...
Sep 27th 2007, 4:56 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,062
Posted By sydney

Re: CONFUSED ON AGE !!!

Hi

I would also like to point out that although your husband won't be working evenings and weekends, there is every chance that he will be working 50 weeks out of 52. It is quite normal in Canada...
Feb 17th 2007, 2:46 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By sydney

Re: SW AOR Sep 06 but now employer willing to give work permit

It is correct if you have arranged employment and then apply for your SW PR. However you have already applied for your PR.

I think that I have seen other people in your situation and they have...
Feb 17th 2007, 1:05 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By sydney

Re: SW AOR Sep 06 but now employer willing to give work permit

Hi
From my experience, having work permit does not speed up the PR appn if it is already submitted.
We submitted our PR appn and then got a work permit and we have had to wait the same time as...
Feb 14th 2007, 1:01 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By sydney

Re: Meds done and daughters passport expires in Jun 2007.

Thanks guys
I have just printed off the application form. Now to find someone who will sign the photos for us.
That's put my mind at rest anyway.
Feb 14th 2007, 1:26 am
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By sydney

Meds done and daughters passport expires in Jun 2007.

Hi
We had our medicals done yesterday and then realised that my daughters passport expires in June 2007. Do you need to have six months remaining on your passport for them to accept it? Should we...
Feb 9th 2007, 2:40 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By sydney

Medical requests at last!!! Oct 2004 AOR

Well I haven't been on here in a while as I was getting disheartened that so many people with later AOR's than ours were getting medical requests and we weren't.
However we have eventually got our...
Dec 23rd 2006, 11:47 pm
Replies: 83
Views: 49,228
Posted By sydney

Re: Typically British things? Ideas?

If I had Dyson, I wouldn't be giving it away.
Dec 23rd 2006, 2:05 pm
Replies: 83
Views: 49,228
Posted By sydney

Re: Typically British things? Ideas?

I've decided to try to get some British beers and have deciede to include rice pudding and custard. I know my friends have heard of custard but don't use it in the same way as we do.

Do you know...
Dec 23rd 2006, 2:41 am
Replies: 83
Views: 49,228
Posted By sydney

Re: Typically British things? Ideas?

Wow, I'll try out their website now.
Dec 22nd 2006, 11:16 pm
Replies: 83
Views: 49,228
Posted By sydney

Re: Typically British things? Ideas?

Yep, the main ingredient of black pudding is blood and the kidney in steak and kidney pies is not a vegetable, you have been lied to, sorry!!! ;)
Dec 22nd 2006, 11:14 pm
Replies: 83
Views: 49,228
Posted By sydney

Re: Typically British things? Ideas?

Hi
Thanks for the info but I live in Canada and cannot get most of the things that you have listed. I am going to a Xmas dinner with some Canadain friends and thought it would be nice to take a...
Dec 22nd 2006, 11:10 pm
Replies: 83
Views: 49,228
Posted By sydney

Re: Typically British things? Ideas?

I think I have been cheap on the mincemeat as the Cross and Blackwell was $10 for a much smaller jar so I bought the cheaper brand. I have experimented though and added some alcohol and it spiced it...
Dec 22nd 2006, 10:52 pm
Replies: 83
Views: 49,228
Posted By sydney

Re: Typically British things? Ideas?

I live here so it has to be stuff that I can buy here otherwise I can't get it!!!
I have mincemeat and I am making my own mince pies (you have to add brandy or something as the mincemeat tastes a...
Dec 22nd 2006, 8:30 pm
Replies: 83
Views: 49,228
Posted By sydney

Typically British things? Ideas?

Hi
I am putting together a small gift for a couple of Canadian friends and I wanted to get a few typically British items for them. So far I have come up with shortbread, mince pies, christmas cake,...
Nov 29th 2006, 12:32 am
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By sydney

Re: worthwhile waiting

You're not too far from us then. We are over in Chesley which is west of you. My husband works in Meaford. That's a nice area you picked; a little more scenic that where we are. We have been here for...
Nov 27th 2006, 9:07 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 493
Posted By sydney

Good news, I think? Oct 2004

Well our lawyer emailed today to say that she has received a request for updated photos of our children. Yippe!! I think. :D
I am hoping that this is good news although they have not requested up...
Forum: Canada
Nov 22nd 2006, 1:04 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,028
Posted By sydney

Re: Insurance - UK No Claims Recognised?

Our insurance company gave us full no claims based on a letter from our insurance company. I don't know whether they are nationwide but they are Co-operators. They also do a good deal on a house...
Nov 19th 2006, 9:18 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By sydney

Re: Any real Canadians like Corner Gas?

Don't you just hate people who have an incessant need to run people down rather than just have a chat about the actual thread posted. I didn't ask for any comments on my lifestyle and I don't slag...
Nov 19th 2006, 2:11 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By sydney

Any real Canadians like Corner Gas?

I love it. However I have come to the conclusion that it must be British humour as I can't find a single Canadian who likes or watches it (not that they will admit to anyway). I can only assume that...
Nov 9th 2006, 5:44 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 964
Posted By sydney

Re: Meds request

No that can't be the reason. We are in the same position, in Canada with jobs for the last 18 months and we have still heard nothing.

Our delay letter quoted a date a good six months before the...
Nov 7th 2006, 12:24 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By sydney

Does everyone get asked for upated Police certificates?

Hi
Thats' it mainly. I have an Oct 2004 AOR and I haven't received a 90 day delay letter and I was wondering whether to get some updated police certificates before being asked.
Does everyone get...
Oct 30th 2006, 1:37 am
Replies: 43
Views: 3,377
Posted By sydney

Re: Nov 04 AOR's Again!

Hi
whereabouts on the site does it say this? Do you have a link?
Thanks
Sep 23rd 2006, 12:37 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,035
Posted By sydney

Re: "9" starting SIN, cannot work at a permanent job?

My husband has a permanent job with a temporary work permit and a 9 SIN number.
The question has never arisen and I hope that it doesn't (fingers crossed). He is a teacher and is has been hard...
Sep 18th 2006, 1:32 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 814
Posted By sydney

Re: Any London SW medical requests recently?

So it does seem from all your threads that it has gone quiet at CIC and that no med requests seem to have been issued in the last month or so.

If they run out of visas for the year, do they still...
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