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Oct 17th 2008, 4:29 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 2,794
Posted By lauder99

Re: If you think things are shitty have my week for me

Hi Mandy

Sorry to here of your troubles but glad to see you still have your sense of humour.

When we went to insure our cars the broker mentioned that if we ever had an encounter with deer we...
Oct 9th 2008, 6:50 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 2,239
Posted By lauder99

Re: Question for those who own Winter Tires...

I think seperate rims makes the most sense. I just dont want to get a shake at 5am one morning to shovel the drive and change over her tires before she goes to work:)

I will probably buy them in...
Oct 9th 2008, 6:16 pm
Oct 9th 2008, 6:07 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 2,239
Posted By lauder99

Re: Question for those who own Winter Tires...

Hi all

Can I ask when you should change out to winter tyres? OH is a nurse working shifts in a rural facility so I intend to get her some decent winter tyres. I guess because the issue has come up...
Forum: Canada
Oct 8th 2008, 8:37 pm
Replies: 2,672
Views: 274,832
Posted By lauder99

Re: Exchange rate

See your point for your circumstances. The rate has trended slightly higher today. I could probably get 1.93 from Halo today but its still looking very volatile. I have £15k to bring over but we...
Forum: Canada
Oct 8th 2008, 8:03 pm
Replies: 2,672
Views: 274,832
Posted By lauder99

Re: Exchange rate

Hey Ireland2Canada

Just to let you know that you don't immediately need an account in Canada to take advantage of forex companies. When we transferred our biggest lump the transfer went through...
Oct 2nd 2008, 3:23 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 421
Posted By lauder99

WooooHoooo we got our 90 day letter

Hi all

We are here in Okotoks trying to get settled in reallly enjoying ourselves so far but its busy.

We are here on a TWP (wife a nurse), We applied for a simplified application in January...
Forum: Canada
Sep 19th 2008, 4:25 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By lauder99

Re: crne

Hi Diefenbaker

The current format of the exam is multiple choice only, there were short answer questions in it but they were dropped this year for some reason. they are in the prep book for that...
Forum: Canada
Aug 25th 2008, 10:41 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,195
Posted By lauder99

Re: Childrens Car Seats - Calgary

Hi There

I can second toys r us thats where we got ours.

Thanks
Tom
Forum: Canada
Aug 15th 2008, 7:34 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,100
Posted By lauder99

Re: Nursing career, at what point wold you apply for what visa? Help!

No worries with the questions we were the same not that long ago. We find the cost of living cheaper than Edinburgh. in terms of cars food etc. but we are not in our house yet so its not a relative...
Forum: Canada
Aug 15th 2008, 6:15 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,100
Posted By lauder99

Re: Nursing career, at what point wold you apply for what visa? Help!

Hi

there are no rules about giving the NHS any of your time after qualifying, the NHS doesnt fund your training directly, the government does, the same way they do all the other courses. The NHS...
Forum: Canada
Aug 15th 2008, 3:49 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,100
Posted By lauder99

Re: Nursing career, at what point wold you apply for what visa? Help!

hi

I would agree that you shouldnt let the uni know your single focus is moving to canada but as silverdragon says a desire to get a wide range of experience is a good thing.

Once you are...
Forum: Canada
Aug 15th 2008, 3:07 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,100
Posted By lauder99

Re: Nursing career, at what point wold you apply for what visa? Help!

Hi Robash

An important thing to bear in mind is that the skilled worker application requires you to meet all the criteria at the time of application which by your timescale would be around 2014....
Aug 7th 2008, 5:18 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,375
Posted By lauder99

Re: Well we are here and what a week

hey Fozzy

just to let you know we signed off on the mortgage yesterday and it went through at 25% and 40 years amortization.

Woohoo we can afford a bed and a TV that was heading for a tough...
Aug 5th 2008, 4:23 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,792
Posted By lauder99

Re: Emigration and how it affects you as a couple!

Hi guys

We have just arrived and its the most amazing relief, there is so much still to figure out but the months of reading researching and posting have been worth it.

I am the principle...
Aug 5th 2008, 3:27 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,375
Posted By lauder99

Re: Well we are here and what a week

Hi Fozzy

The mortgage is still going through the motions but our broker is fairly confident 25% will be enough. We have 30% but would like a bed and stuff so would rather get through on 25% we...
Aug 5th 2008, 3:24 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,375
Posted By lauder99

Re: Well we are here and what a week

Granted but when your as sexy as I am you dont need a car to do the talking:rofl::thumbsup:

Tom
Aug 5th 2008, 5:05 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,375
Posted By lauder99

Re: Well we are here and what a week

No not original I grant you but it was cheap, easy to drive and as practical as you could ever want. Driving here is boring anyway so performance and handling were never top of the priority list.
...
Forum: Canada
Aug 4th 2008, 6:57 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 2,487
Posted By lauder99

Re: One-way airline ticket on TWP

Hi there

We flew Zoom from Glasgow to Calgary I dont think its an issue you should be fine its just the lack of knowledge of the peeps at the airport that gets the stress up. We have been...
Forum: Canada
Aug 4th 2008, 3:28 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 2,487
Posted By lauder99

Re: One-way airline ticket on TWP

Hi there

Yup she wanted to see the paperwork we had a TWP for Lynne and Open permit for me a study permit for our oldst but nothing for the youngest as he is too young for school. The woman had...
Aug 4th 2008, 3:20 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,375
Posted By lauder99

Re: Well we are here and what a week

Thanks

Real just doesn't get near it its absolutely surreal, but in a good way.

Cheers
Tom
Forum: Canada
Aug 4th 2008, 1:35 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,042
Posted By lauder99

Re: A HUGE THANK YOU TO ALL

Hi all

We made it, An IT snafu has sidelined all comms for the week but with a bit of Help form Al and some late nights I am back. Hey Scotcal good stuff on the house we have bought a house in...
Forum: Canada
Aug 4th 2008, 1:24 am
Replies: 53
Views: 2,487
Posted By lauder99

Re: One-way airline ticket on TWP

Hi all

We landed last week at Calgary on a TWP and a one way ticket we had a panic as the lady at check in at glasgow raised her eyebroews that there was no letter for our youngest but it was a...
Aug 4th 2008, 1:12 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,375
Posted By lauder99

Well we are here and what a week

Hi all

We have arrived in Okotoks and its all we hoped so far. The weathers been great but god its been busy.

Decent flight on Zoom but somehow both of our laptops wireless cards got buggered....
Jul 26th 2008, 12:58 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By lauder99

Re: Even more flurries of activities...med requests.....DMPs Scotland?

Hi there

DMPs really depend where your nearest too. We didnt find any drastic difference in price or wait time with the 2 in Glasgow and the one in Edinburgh. OH went to the one in Edinburgh for...
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