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Forum: Canada
May 27th 2016, 12:16 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,280
Posted By gryphea

Re: Work camp employment--- rotational contract

Whilst it may look like there are some Oilsands jobs at the moment. In reality there are very few and the odds are stacked. Of course that could change abruptly. I think those not in Calgary or Fort...
Forum: Canada
May 25th 2016, 5:45 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,280
Posted By gryphea

Re: Work camp employment--- rotational contract

Oil isn't the only commodity that's down.


Cameco announced they are shutting their Rabbit Lake Mine etc.


Diamond mines might be your best bet
Forum: Canada
Apr 19th 2016, 2:31 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 839
Posted By gryphea

Re: Foreign property income tax question

We use Turbo Tax Premier. Its fairly simple. I have a spreadsheet I use every year which calculates it overall, but then slot these figures into TurboTax. Note that turbotax can be slightly...
Forum: Canada
Mar 27th 2016, 3:54 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,195
Posted By gryphea

Re: Engineering registration

online reference is very very simple and quick; they just decided that the questions weren't that relevant and they could add more by an email reference
Forum: Canada
Mar 24th 2016, 3:19 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,195
Posted By gryphea

Re: Engineering registration

I am shortly to hear from APEGA.


I left all the technologist boxes blank. I reckon they will discount your experience if they don't consider it worthy.


You are allowed to split jobs into...
Forum: Canada
Feb 15th 2016, 2:57 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By gryphea

Re: Best place to ski with young kids near Calgary

For beginnery people I think Norquay is not the best. I would consider Nakiska or Sunshine. Both have decent magic carpet areas and then nice progression runs off chairs
Forum: Canada
Jan 28th 2016, 2:05 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 5,105
Posted By gryphea

Re: QROPS new rules 2015

I was called yesterday by Carrick consulting, a south African based firm suggesting I do QROPS in gibralta. I listened and then said I wasn't intrested. This got me thinking.
I had previously not...
Nov 12th 2015, 5:20 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,702
Posted By gryphea

Re: ADHD

I understood that ADD/ADHAD people have the ability to hyperfocus
Forum: Canada
Nov 9th 2015, 1:51 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 3,667
Posted By gryphea

Re: Buying without a buyers agent / realtor

The selling agent has already signed an agreement for their commission. Why would they go back on it? Get a buyer's agent
Forum: Canada
Oct 29th 2015, 1:11 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 943
Posted By gryphea

Re: Potential job offer - more questions

I suspect the company has their own due diligence check form/declaration that you sign for immigration.
I suspect on that form are questions that would be aimed at establishing whether or not you...
Oct 12th 2015, 3:32 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 2,287
Posted By gryphea

Re: University "Open House"

I believe most UK universities run a separate parent's programme every time they run an open day.
It's very different now to when some of us went to uni.
Ann, I would get her to contemplate class...
Oct 6th 2015, 1:34 am
Replies: 92
Views: 4,449
Posted By gryphea

Re: Healthy weights

If you are in camp; its pretty tricky. 12 hr days. No cooking facilities; camp meals
Oct 2nd 2015, 2:07 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 4,449
Posted By gryphea

Re: Healthy weights

Does your regime/diet have a name? or published set of rules?
Forum: Canada
Sep 28th 2015, 1:51 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 4,625
Posted By gryphea

Re: The cheese and wine whine!

You can get good cheese elsewhere in Canada. Good cheese is available in Calgary. But its very pricey
Forum: Canada
Sep 12th 2015, 2:37 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 6,689
Posted By gryphea

Re: Please Help - Annual / Sick Leave in Canada

It really varies by location and employer type. Just because there are minimum mandated standards doesn't mean you will end up with those at all. Both me and my OH started on 4 weeks, he got...
Forum: Canada
Aug 29th 2015, 3:32 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,426
Posted By gryphea

Re: What can I afford/What will my costs be?

Where in Alberta are you going? You could look on rentfaster, homerent etc. We rented through power properties.

I suspect in Alberta that rents will come down between now and Nov/Dec; especially...
Forum: Canada
Aug 20th 2015, 1:02 am
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By gryphea

Re: Calgary Garden Centres

I was at Sunnyside yesterday. Couldn't see reductions
Aug 13th 2015, 1:02 am
Replies: 7
Views: 826
Posted By gryphea

Re: UK Rental

I suspect the contract only allows viewings and they are within their legal rights to refuse survey.

What does your letting agent say? or are they the same as the estate agent.

I would consider...
Jun 8th 2015, 2:55 pm
Replies: 112
Views: 9,377
Posted By gryphea

Re: FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015™

Its way cheaper than that, they seem to have tickets for somewhere in the 30s, if there are 4 of you can geta me+3
Jun 8th 2015, 1:32 pm
Replies: 112
Views: 9,377
Posted By gryphea

Re: FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015™

I went on Sat to opener. It was great.
May 23rd 2015, 2:17 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,376
Posted By gryphea

Re: That cream............

I find planet organic or community sell these proper creams. Whipping cream isn't quite the same as they put a load of gums in it.
Apr 30th 2015, 2:17 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 4,471
Posted By gryphea

Re: $2,000 and counting - guilty pleasures

Well we too are going to One Republic tonight (all 4) and Imagine Dragons (all 4) in June. So I guess the same as you!

Tried for Ed Sheeran, no luck. We are away for Mumford.

Chris de Burgh...
Apr 22nd 2015, 2:07 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,086
Posted By gryphea

Re: Good Mental Health

Ann

Very sorry to hear this. Don't really have any advice BUT I do know its very common in the UK.

I used to work at a uni and remember going to annual exam boards; I remember finding out at...
Forum: Canada
Feb 10th 2015, 2:52 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 976
Posted By gryphea

Re: House Sale - Funds Transfer - CGT etc.

I thought it was capital gain too. Its just another type of investment, this one foreign currency. Any interest for the period would be taxable as income but I thought any gain due to currency was...
Feb 5th 2015, 1:39 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By gryphea

Re: Remortgaging UK Property

I think its fairly important you get a valuation in April this year, the one for your mortage would likely low ball you which isn't in your interests
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