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Forum: Canada
Nov 22nd 2021, 7:03 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,155
Posted By woodworm

Re: British Trained Nurses moving to NS

I lived South of Bridgewater for about 14 years and Bridgewater was the main town I had to go to for shopping, sports, doctors, car repairs, etc. so I know it well enough. I also still own a...
Forum: Canada
Mar 29th 2021, 7:35 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 790
Posted By woodworm

Re: Questions about paperwork when leaving Canada

Thank you both for your your time helping with an answer. I have Canadian and German citizenships. And I will fill out the appropriate forms and will see what happens.
Forum: Canada
Mar 12th 2021, 1:03 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 790
Posted By woodworm

Questions about paperwork when leaving Canada

when I started frequenting this forum 17 years ago, I was interested in how to get INTO Canada, now I am asking for help with questions concerning LEAVING Canada.
Here is the situation>
I left...
Jun 11th 2020, 3:56 pm
Replies: 958
Views: 56,398
Posted By woodworm

Re: Masks

I live in Germany now where masks have been mandatory for shopping and entering any restaurant before being seated... my experience with masks and glasses so far has been:
I sewed myself a mask...
Mar 25th 2020, 5:12 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,103
Posted By woodworm

Re: COVID 19 affecting existing travel plans

My flight back to Canada would have been on Friday March 27, but I decided to not go back and stay in Germany instead.
I had tried to cancel my flight online, but it wouldn't give me the full...
Feb 5th 2020, 3:37 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By woodworm

advice from Madonna

Don't know if this has been mentioned before, but here is some advice from Madonna on moving to Canada :rofl:
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Forum: Canada
Jun 29th 2019, 3:06 pm
Replies: 123
Views: 35,891
Posted By woodworm

Re: Second Class Citizen

I don't think I've ever been poorly treated in Canada because I am an immigrant. And I do have a slight German accent. I had no issues in Nova Scotia where I lived for 14 years. And I don't have a...
Jun 29th 2019, 2:56 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 5,003
Posted By woodworm

Re: Comparing Canada to the UK DONT!!!!!!!

I work in tourism and have people from mostly English-speaking countries as guests. They book a tour to Canada because they see these pictures of Lake Louise and Maligne Lake and when they are here,...
Forum: Canada
May 31st 2019, 3:57 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,963
Posted By woodworm

Re: Living in Kelowna

sorry if this is not a qualified answer... but i drove through Kelowna yesterday and it made me feel slightly aggressive because there is no way you can get through this city without stopping at...
Forum: Canada
Apr 11th 2019, 8:03 am
Replies: 164
Views: 36,842
Posted By woodworm

Re: So when does it "get better"

Same here.. been here 15 years, divorced 2 years ago. I came here because of my ex-husband. I would have moved to practically any other country for him back then. So now that I'm here by myself, I 'm...
Forum: Canniversary
Mar 3rd 2019, 11:14 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,190
Posted By woodworm

15 years

This month makes me a 15-year resident and a 9-year citizen of Canada. I can't believe it's been that long already. I started out in Nova Scotia for the most part, due to moving for my ex-husband...
Feb 19th 2019, 6:52 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,416
Posted By woodworm

Re: measles outbreak Vancouver

Thank you for clearing up the risks. I had no idea it was so dangerous. And I guess I am glad that I survived it without further complications
Feb 19th 2019, 6:34 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,416
Posted By woodworm

Talking Re: measles outbreak Vancouver

I'm sorry if I appear to be ignorant about this subject, but I don't have kids, so havent been following the measles discussion
I remember that I had measles when I was about 9 years old, back in...
Forum: Canada
Dec 8th 2018, 2:55 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 3,397
Posted By woodworm

Re: Help me narrow down locations - advice needed

erm…. I skied Martock on a half-day pass last year and it was enough... there is ONE lift, so I wouldn't worry about a season pass if you are a serious skier. Martock and wentworth are great to...
Forum: Canada
Nov 29th 2018, 6:06 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 5,776
Posted By woodworm

Re: Commuting areas for Vancouver

I spent 6 months in New Westminster from Apr-Oct. It's very commutable , about 35 minutes from New West Station to Waterfront with a train every 3 minutes and buses connecting to 3 Skytrain stations....
Forum: Canada
Nov 27th 2018, 11:19 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 5,407
Posted By woodworm

Re: Splitting time between UK and Canada-realistic?

It really depends on your financial situation whether you want to own 2 properties (Canada and UK) or own just in Canada and rent in UK. If owning in 2 countries is not an option , I can suggest to...
Forum: Canada
Nov 20th 2018, 9:51 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 5,571
Posted By woodworm

Re: Struggling with NS, another province or UK?

Sorry to hear that you are struggling in NS. The job market is small here, that's correct, and it's a small population, so everyone is trying to keep what they have, not much movement, once people...
Forum: Canada
Nov 16th 2018, 9:58 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 4,018
Posted By woodworm

Re: Cost of Living Vancouver (2018)

not everyone needs to budget for dental work though. It depends on each individual's situation. I for example spend $130 per year on cleaning and a check-up. I have done that for the past 15...
Oct 31st 2018, 1:22 am
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By woodworm

Re: Venice flooding - pictures - not a joke

And what's the most interesting part about their floods is that they don't have a sewer system in Venice, so when you wade through high water, you wade through diluted sewerage.. yummmm….
...
Forum: Canada
Oct 22nd 2018, 1:50 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By woodworm

Re: Canadian history documentaries

I didn't order every single DVD, I only have 2 sets , about 8 or 9 episodes and I did watch those... they are actually accessible on youtube as well, so if I feel so inclined, I could watch them...
Forum: Canada
Oct 21st 2018, 11:17 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By woodworm

Re: Canadian history documentaries

best and most comprehensive documentary on Canadian history (in my opinion) is this:

https://www.cbc.ca/history/

unfortunately 17 episodes / 34 hours of it, so probably too comprehensive for...
Forum: Canada
Oct 15th 2018, 11:41 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,939
Posted By woodworm

Re: Working/Living Between Two Provinces

I am in the same situation: I worked in BC for the summer (6 months), had a BC salary, had BC taxes deducted, but didn't change my official residence / health card / driver's license to BC for...
Forum: Canada
Sep 28th 2018, 4:52 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,913
Posted By woodworm

Re: That "outdoors" lifestyle.

I always thought of myself as an 'outdoorsy' person.... hiking, sleeping in a tent, skating, snow-shoeing etc..... that was when I arrived here 15 years ago..
Now I am still outdoors, but I find a...
Aug 19th 2018, 5:13 am
Replies: 35
Views: 1,719
Posted By woodworm

Re: Wildfire season.

It's my first time experiencing wildfires and I find it has an apocalyptical quality to it... . All the destruction just depresses me. And at the same time I have to keep 50 tourists happy that have...
Jun 22nd 2018, 2:16 am
Replies: 47
Views: 4,676
Posted By woodworm

Re: Reasons we moved / are moving out of Canada

I remember reading the OP's threads 10 years ago and how he was whining about the UK, and now it's Canada. Some people just always find something bad anywhere... Waiting with popcorn in hands to hear...
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