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May 25th 2009, 3:35 am
Replies: 71
Views: 2,930
Posted By windward

Re: Given the choice, What extraordinary way would you die?


A total burnup on re-entry would be pretty decent. No need for a box.
May 25th 2009, 2:50 am
Replies: 1
Views: 672
Posted By windward

Re: May 24, 2009: TheStar.com: Crackdown planned for foreign worker program

Hey Mermaid. It's best to quote a sentence or two from an article like this you want to post on the boards, and add the link so users can check it out themselves rather than paste the whole thing. I...
Forum: Canada
May 25th 2009, 2:43 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,266
Posted By windward

Re: Big Brother

You could slingbox it if you've a friend back in Blighty with a decent internet connection, or torrent it from one of (several) UK focused filesharing sites.

Just do a quick search in the forums...
Forum: Canada
May 25th 2009, 2:39 am
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By windward

Re: UK or Canada?



Whereabouts would you be based for this new job?
May 20th 2009, 5:22 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 416
Posted By windward

When can you start work?

I've had to stop working since my BUNAC visa expired and am currently in Canada with my OH as a visitor waiting for our sponsorship application to complete.

My employer wants to take me back in...
Forum: Canada
May 20th 2009, 4:20 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 4,469
Posted By windward

Re: Childminding in Canada or doing a Phd for newly landed PR migrant

Apologies Joyce for going OT on your thread -

Novo do you know if there's a distinction made between PRs and residents for that 12 months? How would you be expected to prove residency?
Forum: Canada
May 20th 2009, 3:55 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By windward

Re: Gay Canada

Plenty of rainbows on western Rue St. Catherine in Montreal.
Forum: Canada
May 20th 2009, 3:52 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,632
Posted By windward

Re: Jobs in Ottawa

You're not wrong. Got some odd looks asking for directions and some crap treatment in the emergency room in Hawkesbury - presumably due to my and the Mrs' anglo nature. Lovely place though.
Forum: Canada
May 20th 2009, 3:47 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 766
Posted By windward

Re: Very early-stage questions

Bearing Butch's reality check in mind - there is of course plenty of TEFL going on in Canada's big cities. I'd probably winnow out your 'big towns' possibilities as they're not really the same as...
May 20th 2009, 3:38 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,918
Posted By windward

Re: in-canada landing - anyone done it?

Agreed. I will be crossing the border when the time comes.
There is some fine shawarma in Montreal though. The mrs might swap the excitement of a US crossing if she thought we could go to...
May 20th 2009, 3:35 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,046
Posted By windward

Re: WHOOO HOOOOO at last!!!!!!!!!!

Congratulations :thumbup:
May 20th 2009, 3:34 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By windward

Re: Bunac Question

My BUNAC expired a couple of weeks back.

There's nothing stopping you seeking out a professional position while on your 12 mth TWP. Many people have. I'd caution though that most people spend a...
May 20th 2009, 3:25 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,702
Posted By windward

Re: Bandit is back from Blighty.....

Well said and I can completely relate. Everyone has their own life to lead, and the UK is hardly Timbuktu in 2009 - even from Vancouver - but spending your hols dashing around trying to fit as many...
May 20th 2009, 3:19 pm
Replies: 169
Views: 7,576
Posted By windward

Re: Tamil Protest / Riot in Toronto

More protests, more roads blocked, more inflammatory banners:


"Today, Humberside police said that about 800...
Forum: Canada
May 19th 2009, 6:08 pm
May 17th 2009, 5:36 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By windward

Re: re spousal application????

It's perfectly acceptable for him to live with you in Canada on a tourist (visitor's) visa while you're waiting for his PR approval to come through - they accept the idea of 'dual-intent' for people...
May 16th 2009, 8:35 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By windward

Re: Visit for 5 months from US... please advise (no other forums like this)

I don't see that you would have any problems at all - why do you think you would?

Not sure how long the 'default' visitor's visa is for US citizens entering Canada but you have ties in your home...
May 16th 2009, 7:52 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By windward

Re: Have I been in Calgary too long?

I say do it.

Some motivation/inspiration for you:

There's a flickr group @ http://www.flickr.com/groups/[email protected]/ for...
May 16th 2009, 7:13 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 1,895
Posted By windward

Re: Happy Birthday, Novo.

Happy Birthday Novo.

Other Famous Birthdays Today:

Tori Spelling
David Boreanaz
Janet Jackson
Pierce Brosnan
May 15th 2009, 4:44 am
Replies: 169
Views: 7,576
Posted By windward

Re: Tamil Protest / Riot in Toronto

Come again?

Er... and again?

A better question might be, do you trust your Government to take measures to redress inequalities within society?
May 15th 2009, 4:33 am
Replies: 50
Views: 1,915
Posted By windward

Re: a small exercise in boasting

I was of the understanding everyone had one like that too.
Forum: Canada
May 15th 2009, 4:26 am
Replies: 64
Views: 2,703
Posted By windward

Re: Canadian resale housing market continues to recover in April

Glad to hear it - and that you're keeping busy :D
May 15th 2009, 2:52 am
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By windward

Re: Has anyone who had the file transfered from Buffalo to NYC heard from them?

I don't think you get anything regarding the fees being paid on ECAS. We paid for everything up front and looking at our stuff online now - we have:

Sponsorship App - Decision Made (Received 2nd...
Forum: Canada
May 15th 2009, 1:46 am
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By windward

Re: Where to live around Toronto

My OH grew up in Aurora (9+) and pretty well hated it, but that may have been teen angst. From what I've seen it looks like a fairly normal GTA suburb, if fairly affulent (inordinate amount of...
Forum: Canada
May 15th 2009, 1:33 am
Replies: 64
Views: 2,703
Posted By windward

Re: Canadian resale housing market continues to recover in April

Is it rich folk swooping in to grab good deals and expand property empires MB? Or first timers taking advantage of the interest rates?
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