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Forum: Canada
Dec 13th 2017, 8:15 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 5,008
Posted By Jukeboxwidow

Re: Where to live GTA/Barrie

Heritage is great, they have opened up another one up on Fisherman's Drive just off Highway 10, you cant beat mushy peas and chip shop curry :rofl:


DandNHill - I guess it most depend on where in...
Forum: Canada
Dec 13th 2017, 6:27 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 5,008
Posted By Jukeboxwidow

Re: Where to live GTA/Barrie

As a current resident of Brampton...and shocker I am so white I am translucent I would like to defend this town that is being much maligned and racial profiled on here. Is there a large population...
Forum: Canada
Nov 23rd 2017, 7:16 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 1,886
Posted By Jukeboxwidow

Re: Extended vehicle warranty; is it worth it?

other side of the argument, I bought what turned out to be a lemon and I made my layout on the extended warranty within the first year.
Forum: Canada
Nov 7th 2017, 3:10 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,388
Posted By Jukeboxwidow

Re: Shipping company is driving me mad! Please help!

We used Bishops Move back in 2009, we paid 4,300 pounds for a sole container, they came, they packed everything, provided all boxes and packing materials, they dealt with customs including a...
Forum: Canada
Nov 7th 2017, 3:03 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By Jukeboxwidow

Re: Interior paint, no magnolia?

Home Depot sell Pro paint that comes in 19L tubs, but I think you still have to add colour I think the cheapest I saw was about $120.
Forum: Canniversary
Oct 30th 2017, 2:16 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 7,942
Posted By Jukeboxwidow

Forum: Canniversary
Oct 17th 2017, 2:49 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,918
Posted By Jukeboxwidow

Re: Ten years been and gone

Congratulations on the 10 years!
Forum: Canniversary
Sep 21st 2017, 6:39 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,224
Posted By Jukeboxwidow

Re: My ONE year Heart Anniversary

What a fantastic anniversary! well done, and enjoy your spicy nuts
Sep 18th 2017, 4:16 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By Jukeboxwidow

Re: Contacting family members

No they didn't contact any of our family, but that was 8+ years ago.
Sep 1st 2017, 7:32 pm
Replies: 124
Views: 9,665
Posted By Jukeboxwidow

Re: Typical Canadian behaviour that blows your mind

1. Fax machines...or even better printing the screen, scanning it and emailing it to you...just do a screen print.

2. standard of driving - tailgating, optional extra indicators, lack of...
Sep 1st 2017, 7:16 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,400
Posted By Jukeboxwidow

Re: Quark?

I bought quark in the Longo's in Milton yesterday, and some creme fraiche, a tub was about $5
Forum: Canniversary
Jul 6th 2017, 6:36 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,010
Posted By Jukeboxwidow

Re: 10 years ago

Congratulations!
Forum: Canniversary
Jun 29th 2017, 7:35 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 3,098
Posted By Jukeboxwidow

Re: There and back again - a year after our last Canniversary

Glad you are happy to be home, it sounds like you have found the right place for the both of you!
May 26th 2017, 2:56 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,400
Posted By Jukeboxwidow

Re: Quark?

Looks like Liberte make quark cheese...so it may be in supermarkets?

Fresh Quark Cheese (http://www.liberte.ca/en/products/quark-cheese)
Forum: Canada
May 18th 2017, 9:21 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,275
Posted By Jukeboxwidow

Re: Car Insurance Ontario

Intact insurance took our clean driving records and no claims from the UK into account when we moved over over 7 years ago.
Forum: Canada
Apr 13th 2017, 6:22 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 11,565
Posted By Jukeboxwidow

Re: British treats you can't get here:

Walmart on Mississauga Road in Brampton has British section with dairy milk, flakes, beans, marrow fat peas, HP sauce, ginger crunch creams etc

And I picked up some Easter eggs at the weekend from...
Forum: Canada
Oct 5th 2016, 7:04 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 7,744
Posted By Jukeboxwidow

Re: When Does Homesickness Kick in?

I never missed 'home', 7 years in. On occasion I have wished I could have a good face to face natter with my sisters or a few close friends, but that is about it!
Forum: Canada
Sep 22nd 2016, 6:31 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 5,458
Posted By Jukeboxwidow

Re: step up/down transformer

I could have almost written this myself, we shipped a setup/set down with us for my Dyson as I was not giving it up & replacing it over here was not a reality with the prices they charge.
Forum: Canniversary
Sep 22nd 2016, 6:27 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,563
Posted By Jukeboxwidow

Re: 2 Years in.

Got my fingers crossed for you! You seem to have found a great company to work for, if they are accommodating you by extending your contract.
Forum: Canniversary
Jun 27th 2016, 6:10 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,607
Posted By Jukeboxwidow

Re: 11 years yesterday

Congratulations on the 11 years! and I am sorry to hear about the separation, we are looking into the whole citizenship thing as well for our next chapter here in Canada.
Forum: Canniversary
Jun 27th 2016, 6:06 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,952
Posted By Jukeboxwidow

Re: 7th and last - Vancouver

Wishing you good luck in Australia!
Forum: Canada
Jun 13th 2016, 7:17 pm
Replies: 195
Views: 25,378
Posted By Jukeboxwidow

Re: Going Home

To the OP....you have to make a decision with your family and circumstances in mind.

Do I think it may be a bit of a hasty decision having been here less then 2 months, yes, but do I understand...
Forum: Canniversary
Jun 13th 2016, 4:31 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,257
Posted By Jukeboxwidow

Coming up for 7 years!

We started this journey so long ago now, and when we landed in July 2009 we were filled with excitement, hope and a whole lot of FEAR! But now nearly 7 years on that is a distant memory.

The Good...
Forum: Canada
Feb 7th 2012, 8:44 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,977
Posted By Jukeboxwidow

Re: Banking in Canada

We set up a HSBC account in the UK, which in turn helped us set up HSBC accounts in Canada - we had current accounts and Credit Cards for Canada before we landed. It can be done.
Dec 1st 2009, 9:20 pm
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