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Forum: Canada
Oct 23rd 2007, 2:32 am
Replies: 103
Views: 10,939
Posted By SANDRAPAUL

Re: Canada or UK more expensive for....

It's called taking the piss out of Canada!
Forum: Canada
Oct 23rd 2007, 2:28 am
Replies: 2,672
Views: 274,832
Posted By SANDRAPAUL

Re: Exchange rate

I think I would rather have a boring economy built on boredom and apathy than an economy built of falsehoods.

http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/economics/article2719227.ece

Canada...
Forum: Canada
Dec 14th 2006, 1:09 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 3,516
Posted By SANDRAPAUL

Re: BBC article on UK immigration

Applogies for using the word 'horrible'. Out of place and off the cuff. But I listened to him numerous times over the years. If I would alter my stance it would be to say - 'to the point', which, in...
Forum: Canada
Dec 14th 2006, 12:03 am
Replies: 70
Views: 3,516
Posted By SANDRAPAUL

Re: BBC article on UK immigration

Interesting to note that if the person whom you were relating to at the time were none other than Sir Richard Branson who admits to being a bad at spelling due to his dyslexia I wonder if you would...
Forum: Canada
Dec 13th 2006, 8:43 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 3,516
Posted By SANDRAPAUL

Re: BBC article on UK immigration

I would have thought with such a wealth of knowledge that you seem to have you would know not to compare today with what was going on in the 60's. Very different climate and totally different...
Forum: Canada
Dec 13th 2006, 8:39 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 3,516
Posted By SANDRAPAUL

Re: BBC article on UK immigration

With respect your points do not place you into what one might call the average person.

Spelling etc....yes, although you point score on such a mute point you again place youself in a certain...
Forum: Canada
Dec 12th 2006, 11:33 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 3,516
Posted By SANDRAPAUL

Re: BBC article on UK immigration

If you begin to pick through the threads of information coming through now you will see some of those with some form of social concern that the net inflow and the degree of outflow as per type is...
Forum: Canada
Nov 6th 2006, 1:29 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,293
Posted By SANDRAPAUL

Re: Supermarket costs

The average household income in Canada and more particular London Ontario as we live here is approx $50,000. If the average household spent $2000 per month on food after adding tax at 26% as you need...
Forum: Canada
Nov 5th 2006, 5:44 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,293
Posted By SANDRAPAUL

Re: Supermarket costs

50% is possibly to me about right - eating the same quantity but to us better quality (but be careful where you buy), took us a while. But this is only good if you charge or earn twice the hourly...
Forum: Canada
Nov 4th 2006, 11:18 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,293
Posted By SANDRAPAUL

Re: Supermarket costs

Under $1,000 a month for a family of 5 ADULTS. That is a combination of Costco and other stores depending on what we are looking for. We eat well and do not go without. That in real terms to us is...
Forum: Canada
Nov 2nd 2006, 10:37 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By SANDRAPAUL

Re: Cats coming with us - any experience on requirements

Whilst there is no specific requirement to enter Canada with a Rabies jab as I recall it is something our new vet has checked for and was happy to see they had been done - it is something that exists...
Forum: Canada
Oct 16th 2006, 2:15 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 4,945
Posted By SANDRAPAUL

Re: People Happy With Canada

Perhaps there is a gulf between moaning and blaming. I moan about the drivers who are just utterly crap. But I would not link the drivers to an issue with Canada. They are simply crap drivers. It is...
Forum: Canada
Oct 16th 2006, 12:59 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 4,945
Posted By SANDRAPAUL

Re: People Happy With Canada

Nicely put. 9 months on and boy has it been an interesting 9 months. It has been a hard slogg getting even this far with our new business. But we would not alter a thing about the whole process. Our...
Forum: Canada
Aug 4th 2006, 1:04 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,660
Posted By SANDRAPAUL

Re: Pound vs Can$ - good news at last

http://www.ukgovernmentdebt.co.uk/
Forum: Canada
Jun 11th 2006, 12:32 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,129
Posted By SANDRAPAUL

Re: Secondary Schools for Bright Kids?

You have just proven yet again how sad you are to take the time to question something that was and usually always is written without little consideration for keeping the content exactly as it should...
Forum: Canada
Jun 10th 2006, 12:09 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,129
Posted By SANDRAPAUL

Re: Secondary Schools for Bright Kids?

2 of my children went to very good grammar schools. I went to University and got a Degree. My eldest is heading to Western on a course she wanted. We are fully immersed in the education system having...
Forum: Canada
Jun 10th 2006, 12:00 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,129
Posted By SANDRAPAUL

Re: Secondary Schools for Bright Kids?

2 of my children went to very good grammar schools. I went to University and got a Degree. My eldest is heading to Western on a course she wanted. We are fully immersed in the education system having...
Forum: Canada
Jun 9th 2006, 11:47 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 2,957
Posted By SANDRAPAUL

Re: Homesickness

Just as this jumped out at me and if anyone back in the UK, or anywhere else is reading these are my thoughts. But before I go on my wife, 3 teenage children would NEVER go back AT THIS MOMENT IN...
Forum: Canada
May 30th 2006, 10:18 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 3,879
Posted By SANDRAPAUL

Re: Contrast of Canada to UK...

Having just read this. What is it about calling oneself after something in the sea and getting huffy?

I recall Seacreature having a BIG pop before she went back, but at least she said at the end...
Forum: Canada
May 29th 2006, 8:59 pm
Replies: 112
Views: 4,988
Posted By SANDRAPAUL

Re: Comparing Canada to USA

OK I have only been here 5 months but I have met perhaps in excess of 300 business people through Networking and plenty on top of that as friends and neighbours. Not once has the subject come up...
Forum: Canada
May 27th 2006, 12:53 am
Replies: 10
Views: 686
Posted By SANDRAPAUL

Re: "A Lady"

The best one we saw was 6 foot six if an inch. Shoulders like a brick shit house. Square jaw like the 'Jaws' character off of Bond with stubble so thick that you could strike a match on it.

Lovey...
Forum: Canada
May 26th 2006, 4:33 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,912
Posted By SANDRAPAUL

Re: 2 examples of now and 35 years ago

and CCTV will not let you get away with it. But there is a concept of trust is an odd one. You WILL be caught. But the honesty is required.
Forum: Canada
May 26th 2006, 2:11 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,912
Posted By SANDRAPAUL

Re: 2 examples of now and 35 years ago

Off subject but not surprising really.

BTW. So was everywhere else.
Forum: Canada
May 26th 2006, 1:39 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,912
Posted By SANDRAPAUL

Re: 2 examples of now and 35 years ago

Like I said - crime does exist.

Sorry you lost your bike. Not a nice feeling. I am sure if I moved to a bigger city things would be very different. No different to any other large metropolis. I...
Forum: Canada
May 25th 2006, 9:37 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,912
Posted By SANDRAPAUL

2 examples of now and 35 years ago

1st Observation:

When I was a lad our local village had a tennis court. It had nets. Next to this was a playground. In around 1970 the vandalism of the tennis court got so bad (numerous sets of...
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