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Forum: Canada
Feb 13th 2012, 12:04 am
Replies: 13
Views: 27,176
Posted By cov-canuck

Re: E-mail address with .ca suffix?

What does a .ca email address do for you (in your opinion)? It doesn't mean you're in Canada.

99% of the people I communicate with have .com accounts, and they are based all over the world. A...
Nov 16th 2011, 11:18 pm
Nov 7th 2011, 1:52 am
Replies: 55
Views: 4,463
Posted By cov-canuck

Re: Deodorant

I am so glad that spray deodorants aren't in fashion here, I don't know anyone who uses them here, and they just DON'T work!

I'm especially grateful that they aren't popular with men. At my old...
Forum: Canada
Oct 31st 2011, 9:45 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 4,067
Posted By cov-canuck

Re: How many of you have.....

We both came over with no jobs, and both had good, full-time jobs within 2 weeks of starting to look.
Forum: Canada
Oct 2nd 2011, 3:29 pm
Forum: Canada
Sep 14th 2011, 12:16 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,631
Posted By cov-canuck

Re: Gran dying PR Card arrived due to backlog!

You don't need to wait for your PR card, you can travel with your COPR form (your proof of landed immigration status). You can leave the country on your British passport without issue, coming back...
Forum: Canada
Aug 29th 2011, 6:19 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By cov-canuck

Re: cambridge

I work in Cambridge - there's a reason I live in Milton (30 minutes away).

The infrastructure in Cambridge sucks. I can leave my house in Milton, drive on plowed roads, drive on the clear 401, I...
Forum: Canada
Aug 28th 2011, 6:10 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 4,161
Posted By cov-canuck

Re: Meet up in London Ont or surrounding areas

Pearl Jam aren't playing Saturday.
Forum: Canada
Aug 27th 2011, 2:43 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,813
Posted By cov-canuck

Re: Stuck in Immigration AGAIN

Yep, same for me. I've had a nexus card for a couple of years now, frequent traveller to the US, and got carted off twice. Once because I brought a sandwich with me and didn't declare it as food on...
Jul 9th 2011, 10:44 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,918
Posted By cov-canuck

Re: police caution of shoplifing any hope for canada immegration

Pick a country. You asked the same question on the Australia forum.
Jul 6th 2011, 11:52 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,297
Posted By cov-canuck

Re: Utility Scam

You're forgetting something...

the law states that there is a cooling off period. One of the items they take from you at the door is your phone number. These companies are legally required to...
Forum: Canada
Apr 3rd 2011, 1:54 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 6,418
Posted By cov-canuck

Re: Too many Brits?

You've misspelled this. Canadians spell things (generally) the same as Brits (i.e. z's are rare). Americanisation.
Mar 27th 2011, 10:56 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,047
Posted By cov-canuck

Re: The 401 can be a dangerous place....

Find an alternate route. The 401 to Mississauga eastbound is a parking lot from Hwy 25 onwards at rush hour.
Mar 27th 2011, 1:32 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,047
Posted By cov-canuck

Re: The 401 can be a dangerous place....

Not quite back in place - they've just bolted a steel bar across the hole.
Forum: Canada
Mar 9th 2011, 11:31 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 10,344
Posted By cov-canuck

Re: Recommend good real estate in Oakville/Milton areas

Not quite accurate. Some streets (especially the residential ones in the newer areas) have 3 hour parking limits. If you are having guests stay longer, you can apply online for a parking...
Forum: Canada
Mar 9th 2011, 12:37 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 10,344
Posted By cov-canuck

Re: Recommend good real estate in Oakville/Milton areas

We don't have kids, but live between two elementary schools and have lots of neighbours with kids. You don't mention the ages of your kids, but Milton has a ton of organised kids sports - Milton...
Forum: Canada
Mar 8th 2011, 11:48 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 10,344
Posted By cov-canuck

Re: Recommend good real estate in Oakville/Milton areas

Yes, Milton has lots of parks and green space - dogs are supposed to be kept on leases in most of them (generally ones with children's playgrounds), but Milton does have at least one big leash-free...
Forum: Canada
Mar 2nd 2011, 12:23 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 10,344
Posted By cov-canuck

Re: Recommend good real estate in Oakville/Milton areas

I live in Milton - it's nice, good location, but doesn't really have the "old town" feeling of Oakville. Milton's primary demographic seems to be families with young children, so there are tons of...
Forum: Canada
Feb 12th 2011, 1:07 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,046
Posted By cov-canuck

Re: Medical Records

Why didn't you get them before you left, particularly if you have a heart condition?

I moved doctors not long before we left the UK from one who used an EMR to one who used paper. They refused to...
Feb 12th 2011, 12:37 am
Replies: 1,167
Views: 261,854
Posted By cov-canuck

Re: CIC Citizenship timelines

If it makes you feel any better, the exact same thing happened with my Dad and his US citizenship ceremony (had someone else's letter in with his). He notified them, but then found it easier to just...
Feb 9th 2011, 1:15 am
Replies: 1,167
Views: 261,854
Posted By cov-canuck

Re: CIC Citizenship timelines

Got 1 week's notice for the ceremony. He officially becomes a citizen on Friday, Feb 11th.
Jan 23rd 2011, 8:02 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 722
Posted By cov-canuck

Re: That was close!

We went through that area on the 401 about 5 minutes before that happened. Got damn lucky.
Jan 16th 2011, 8:49 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 819
Posted By cov-canuck

Re: CAN & ENG Living in UK move to CAN

Yep, not unique in the slightest. Get married and apply ASAP (apply earlier if you qualify for common-law).
Forum: Canada
Jan 16th 2011, 8:47 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 4,325
Posted By cov-canuck

Re: What happened to acts of kindness

My brother has had his house egged at least 6 times. His house is situated in a way where they can whip the eggs and take off quickly, which is why it's a target. He doesn't bother calling the...
Jan 16th 2011, 3:12 pm
Replies: 130
Views: 8,641
Posted By cov-canuck

Re: St Albert, Alberta: No low income peeps, please

Why was this resurrected again? Wasn't it discussed to death early last year?
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