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Apr 30th 2022, 11:55 am
Replies: 8
Views: 639
Posted By JGK

Re: Best Route For PR?

You might want to check in with Professional Engineers Ontario (https://www.peo.on.ca/). Engineering is a regulated profession in Canada and you may have to take additional courses exams to meet...
Forum: Canada
Mar 12th 2022, 3:07 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,145
Posted By JGK

Re: National Insurance Top Up Contributions

I had stopped paying in in 2010 when I reached 30 years. After the rule change to 35 years, I wanted to pay the years in a lump sum, the DWP advisor worked through the numbers and there was no...
Forum: Canada
Jan 29th 2022, 3:16 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 5,446
Posted By JGK

Re: Job Offer in Nova Scotia - Looking for Brutal Honesty

Take it and see how it goes. If you don't, down the line you don't want to be wondering "what if....?"
Dec 18th 2021, 2:37 pm
Replies: 1,249
Views: 68,393
Posted By JGK

Re: The Alternative Good Music Thread

I've notice a cover version of this one appearing in TV ads here

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSWbpVjwQGM
Nov 27th 2021, 3:46 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By JGK

Re: Moving to Canada as a Masters Graduate in Engineering

Check out your intended province's Institute of Engineers, the can provide assessments of your qualifications and advise on next steps
Forum: Canniversary
Oct 16th 2021, 2:35 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 586
Posted By JGK

20 years this month (October)

Still loving life in Canada after moving to 4 different provinces over my time here.
Forum: Canada
Sep 18th 2021, 3:48 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 7,852
Posted By JGK

Re: Anyone regret moving to Calgary?

Moved to Montreal in 2001. I'd only been driving 5 years and the only winter in the UK that came close to my first in Canada was back in the early 80s. I got a set of winter tires for the car, and...
Aug 21st 2021, 2:45 pm
Replies: 127
Views: 10,500
Posted By JGK

Re: Celebrity Croakers 2021

The bete noire for England fans in the early 70s Gerd Muller (76)
Aug 14th 2021, 3:08 pm
Replies: 127
Views: 10,500
Posted By JGK

Re: Celebrity Croakers 2021

RIP US Folk & Country artist Nanci Griffith (68)
Aug 5th 2021, 7:18 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 80
Posted By JGK

Any league codes for Fantasy Premier league 21/22

Is there a code for a head to head league this season?
Apr 2nd 2021, 2:21 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,358
Posted By JGK

Re: Canadian whisky

I thought that if it was a true Scotch (made in Scotland) it was a Whisky. If it was from outside Scotland it was a Whiskey.

I remember back in the day one of the Japanese brewing companies...
Forum: Canada
Mar 6th 2021, 3:47 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 7,074
Posted By JGK

Re: Places to live in Ontario

Bear in mind i haven't lived in the GTA since 2007. I lived in Oakville (closest to downtown Toronto) for a while, commuting at peak hours was 90-minutes each way (minimum).
Feb 27th 2021, 2:51 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,727
Posted By JGK

Re: Heat pumps

The house I had in Quebec had one. At that time, you got 40% off the hydro bill If you had it combined with a service plan. As has been said previously they work down to about -15C then a switch is...
Forum: Canada
Feb 6th 2021, 6:54 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 6,587
Posted By JGK

Re: Keeping UK bank accounts open after moving to Canada

Same here, I'm with NatWest and kept my accounts when I moved to Canada in 2001. correspondence is sent to me in Canada. All i have to do is periodically fill in a form to say I'm resident in Canada...
Jan 23rd 2021, 2:45 pm
Replies: 127
Views: 10,500
Posted By JGK

Re: Celebrity Croakers 2021

Larry King 87 - Covid
Hank Aaron - Baseball - 86 - not Covid
Jan 23rd 2021, 2:41 pm
Replies: 126
Views: 12,196
Posted By JGK

Re: The nice Christmas music thread

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-2X1WH4mtw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g911zLtlmUQ
Jan 23rd 2021, 2:38 pm
Replies: 1,147
Views: 96,303
Posted By JGK

Re: The Good Music Thread

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NK2olwZZmTQ
Jan 23rd 2021, 2:31 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,897
Posted By JGK

Re: Not able to submit ONLINE Citizenship application?

Which web browser are you using? have you tried submitting using alternatives

Some Gov.t sites will not work with some browsers. I've had provincial site that will only work with IE.
Jan 9th 2021, 7:14 pm
Replies: 821
Views: 76,583
Posted By JGK

Re: Trump Trump Trump

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/britishexpats.com-vbulletin/876x493/guy_5b67f577efb78d41b80bdf8da5c9fb7b56d870a3.jpg I Thought lectern guy looked uncannily like Chip from "Fixer Upper"...
Dec 12th 2020, 2:38 pm
Replies: 1,249
Views: 68,393
Posted By JGK

Re: The Alternative Good Music Thread

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2Taxuott5s
Dec 5th 2020, 1:56 pm
Replies: 1,249
Views: 68,393
Posted By JGK

Re: The Alternative Good Music Thread

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=joh37lrvf-s
Forum: Canada
Nov 21st 2020, 3:13 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,377
Posted By JGK

Re: Professional Engineers in Canada

You'll need to go through these guys to see how you stand.

Saskatchewan (https://www.apegs.ca/Portal/Pages/Home-Page)

Alberta (https://www.apega.ca/)

For a professional engineer it's...
Forum: Canada
Sep 26th 2020, 3:11 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,341
Posted By JGK

Re: French School in Montreal

That statement made me laugh, I worked in Montreal in a company (Japanese owned) which employed a very multi-national workforce. Language and accents was always a minefield however we had francophone...
Sep 12th 2020, 2:39 pm
Replies: 1,249
Views: 68,393
Posted By JGK

Re: The Alternative Good Music Thread

RIP Toots

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQFKMar4x-w
Apr 25th 2020, 3:31 pm
Replies: 2,368
Views: 211,633
Posted By JGK

Re: Goggle box- anything worth watching on TV?

.Binge Watched Zomboat! on Friday and found it quite enjoyable.
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