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Forum: Canada
Feb 7th 2009, 1:59 am
Replies: 238
Views: 22,396
Posted By ex_REME

Re: Ex-Military making the move?

Hi riosangel

No such thing as a direct transfer but if they want you they will let you join the CF (not called CAF, Just CF Air Force), see:
"Citizens of another country who have landed immigrant...
Forum: Canada
Nov 13th 2008, 12:53 am
Replies: 238
Views: 22,396
Posted By ex_REME

Re: Ex-Military making the move?

Good thread! Let's get as much as we can on here to help those following. I've been through the process last year, although I didn't do any resettlement training in Canada, I did get my recce/CF...
Forum: Canada
Nov 4th 2008, 9:57 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 5,711
Posted By ex_REME

Re: Military Pensions

Note that you will likely have to pay Canadian tax on your UK pension for some months before you get the UK tax back. I'm in that situation now, but hopefully with my UK tax return going in soon...
Forum: Canada
Nov 4th 2008, 9:54 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 22,429
Posted By ex_REME

Re: Military pension question

Yep, sadly my plan to split income didn't work out. All income has to be declared to the Canadian tax man once you have landed (or are deemed resident for tax purposes).

Hey, ho.
Forum: Canada
Jun 16th 2008, 12:46 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,810
Posted By ex_REME

Re: UK table lamps in Canada

Hi Raymate

We brought ours from the UK and I rewired them with Canadian wire, light fitting and plug without too much trouble. Took me a while (ie many trips ...) to find the right kind of...
Forum: Canada
Jun 16th 2008, 12:00 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,810
Posted By ex_REME

Re: UK table lamps in Canada

Hi Raymate

We brought ours from the UK and I rewired them with Canadian wire, light fitting and plug without too much trouble. Took me a while (ie many trips ...) to find the right kind of...
Forum: Canada
Mar 8th 2008, 7:04 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By ex_REME

Re: Ottawa

I always knew we had the best in the Corps! (Can I say that without being disloyal?) New mob is good fun here too (and the motto's the same!)

Arte et Marte
Ex_R
Forum: Canada
Mar 8th 2008, 7:01 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 2,204
Posted By ex_REME

Re: Anyone able to shed light on Ottawa-Hull?

Hi justdoit
I'd also recommend the Les Suites hotel in Ottawa, if you are planning to stay for a while. Again you get separate bedrooms, dining area with full kitchen, washer and dryer. The hotel...
Forum: Canada
Mar 6th 2008, 2:51 am
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By ex_REME

Re: Ex REME

No trade, I'm not smart enough so they made me a Rodney! tee, heh. Been at 7 Armd, HQ 1 Div, SCOTS DG, etc. Left last year and made the switch to a new shade of green on this side of the pond.
...
Forum: Canada
Mar 6th 2008, 2:34 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,051
Posted By ex_REME

Re: Ottawa-places to live

Hi Kul

Seems I'm doing a run of comments on Ottawa tonight! There are tons of great places in and around the city for a family. You could be in an apartment, town house with small garden or out...
Forum: Canada
Mar 6th 2008, 2:14 am
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By ex_REME

Re: Ottawa

Hi All,

There wasn't much response to this as we're all too busy having a great time in Ottawa!!!!

Winterlude has just finished, what a great show this year and we've just had a fresh dump of...
Forum: Canada
Mar 6th 2008, 1:50 am
Replies: 42
Views: 2,204
Posted By ex_REME

Re: Anyone able to shed light on Ottawa-Hull?

Hi, I live just outside Ottawa and work in Hull. We have youngsters, 9 and 11. We all love it here, great activities (parks, skiing, swimming, skating, canoeing etc etc) great cinemas, theatres and...
Forum: Canada
Mar 6th 2008, 1:40 am
Replies: 12
Views: 4,606
Posted By ex_REME

Re: Could Civil Servants transfer jobs to canada

Hi Grahamc

I've recently immigrated and enroled with the Canadian Forces and now work with many Public Servants in DND HQ.

There is no "transfer" as such, but you don't have to be a Canadian...
Forum: Canada
Dec 17th 2007, 1:07 am
Replies: 12
Views: 17,769
Posted By ex_REME

Re: Transferring from british army to canadian army

Good luck Geord, there's a small but merry band of us who have made it across! It takes a bit of perseverance, acceptance of risk (I had PVR'd before I had a CF job offer) and the recruiting process...
Forum: Canada
Dec 9th 2007, 2:43 am
Replies: 54
Views: 4,144
Posted By ex_REME

Re: Any expat joined the canadian forces as an officer?

[QUOTE=Madhouse;5647738]"CFRG would apply for an LMO for suitably qualified applicants" ... I did hear about this, kinda what we use the Citizenship Waiver for.

"also looking at reimbursing the...
Forum: Canada
Nov 23rd 2007, 3:15 am
Replies: 54
Views: 4,144
Posted By ex_REME

Re: Any expat joined the canadian forces as an officer?

EXcuzeh, je ne comprehendy pa!

It's OK I don't speak French (yet!), not a requirement for me to join, but starting lessons soon. Just got to avoid slotting in the odd Deutsche spreche, like wot I...
Forum: Canada
Nov 23rd 2007, 3:11 am
Replies: 54
Views: 4,144
Posted By ex_REME

Re: Any expat joined the canadian forces as an officer?

Got your PM thanks, drop you a line l8tr, sadly pension thing not an option for me I believe.

Love the posts down the page - milsprache, always makes me smile:D
Forum: Canada
Nov 17th 2007, 3:03 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 4,144
Posted By ex_REME

Re: Any expat joined the canadian forces as an officer?

Hang on in there, and enjoy the time off whilst you can. Skiing season starts soon!

Hope to bump into you sometime if you land (hah, sorry, childish pongo joke) in Ottawa.
Forum: Canada
Nov 17th 2007, 2:40 am
Replies: 54
Views: 4,144
Posted By ex_REME

Re: Any expat joined the canadian forces as an officer?

Hi Vet

I enrolled in the CF green mob two months ago after many years with the UK green mob. In terms of job security it's the same as UK. I am on an initial contract of 9 years, although they...
Forum: Canada
May 31st 2007, 9:18 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 22,429
Posted By ex_REME

Re: Military pension question

Hi Souv, can I explore the tax return with you??

When you declare UK income that has been taxed in UK, do you declare the income after UK tax is deducted, then declare what tax you have paid on...
Forum: Canada
May 31st 2007, 9:08 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 22,429
Posted By ex_REME

Re: Military pension question

Hi HTH

I did wonder if they might catch me for an additional amount of tax to bring it up to what I would have been taxed if I declared it all in Canada. From the next post it looks like I'll be...
Forum: Canada
May 31st 2007, 9:04 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 22,429
Posted By ex_REME

Re: Military pension question

Thanks Beastie, I'll follow up on those leads.

Sadly it looks like I'll lose the double personal allowance:thumbdown:
Ex
Forum: Canada
May 28th 2007, 9:29 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 22,429
Posted By ex_REME

Re: Military pension question

Hi brit

My understanding of the Tax Treaty is that you are not taxed twice on the same income, not that you need to declare income where you are resident. If you earn and declare in UK you do not...
Forum: Canada
May 28th 2007, 9:18 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 22,429
Posted By ex_REME

Re: Military pension question

Hi Almost

I plan that my pension will always be taxed in the UK, so under the Taxation Treaty I will not pay any Canadian tax on it. Is this the way you see the Taxation Treaty?

Say I earn...
Forum: Canada
May 27th 2007, 9:45 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 22,429
Posted By ex_REME

Re: Military pension question

Hi Byreboy and other ex military heading Canada way,

I've just been to the Financial Aspects of Resettlement (FAR) brief last week and asked this exact question of the Forces Pension Society guy...
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