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Forum: Canada
Sep 11th 2009, 10:18 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By Elhombre

Re: good areas in guelph ??

Hi, we have lived in Guelph going on five years. We love it here and feel that it is a safe place to bring up our kids. Not sure what you are looking for in terms of property but there are...
Forum: Canada
Sep 2nd 2006, 5:54 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,176
Posted By Elhombre

Re: Royal bank of Canada

If you open anaccount with PC be prpared not to have access to your money for 10 working days even if you deposit cash(this is for 6months) Then you are home and dry. Don't ask me why!
Forum: Canada
Aug 15th 2006, 7:49 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By Elhombre

Re: Vonage

TD, thanks for your response. Allowing for potential fluctuations in currency exchange raes I would say that the prices are quite similar. I am attracted by Vonage's product and coverage. With...
Forum: Canada
Aug 14th 2006, 6:49 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By Elhombre

Vonage

http://www.vonage.ca/services_premium.php?promo_id=CAVONRU&vc_lp_id=rev012306&link_id=premium

Hi all,

This looks interesting. $39.99 per month apparently gets you unlimited calls anywhere in...
Forum: Canada
Jun 16th 2006, 11:27 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 918
Posted By Elhombre

Re: Packing semi-personal papers??

We used Anglo Pacific. Recommended by friends who used them when they moved down under. We were pleased with their service at both ends. No damage, no losses. Everything unpacked and reassembled in...
Forum: Canada
Jun 16th 2006, 11:21 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,381
Posted By Elhombre

Re: The kindness of everyday Canadians

Got a couple.
My wife hadn't figured out the school bus shedule when school started last fall. I was back in blighty and our car had not yet been delivered. On day three she had a sneaking suspicion...
Forum: Canada
May 7th 2006, 4:54 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 6,267
Posted By Elhombre

Re: Is your new life still the dream...or a nightmare?

Tiaribbon,

Thanks for your kind wishes. I just sent you some karma. :)
H
Forum: Canada
May 7th 2006, 4:46 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 4,515
Posted By Elhombre

Re: Buy new or ship old ?

We shipped everything that we thought was useable including garden tools. We did not ship any electricals.
H
Forum: Canada
May 7th 2006, 12:06 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 6,267
Posted By Elhombre

Re: Is your new life still the dream...or a nightmare?

We are in a similar situation. We landed in August lat year and the wife is in Guelph with the kids. They have all settled in very well. The neighbours are simply superb - A few of them even helped...
Forum: Canada
May 6th 2006, 6:28 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,171
Posted By Elhombre

Re: Scared, help

Hi Emma,

We are not a "straightforward" case having lived in three other countries other than the UK. Notwithstanding the apparent complexity we did it ourselves because the guides from CHC were...
Forum: Canada
Apr 12th 2006, 9:31 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 3,489
Posted By Elhombre

Re: * Survey: 1st thing you found different? *

Price per sq foot compared to London. I still can't believe how much space we have. Also, now that the weather is getting warmer the kids go out to play with their friends by themselves. That never...
Forum: Canada
Apr 12th 2006, 9:26 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By Elhombre

Re: What would you do?

Depends on the economic importance of the language. If it was Spanish or Mandarin I would give Country A a go for the benefit of the sprogs.
H
Forum: Canada
Apr 12th 2006, 9:20 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By Elhombre

Re: Work from Home?

I'll have to put my hands up and say I may have been guilty many a time of making comments from the peanut gallery. Put it down to jet lag and unreasonable clients :rolleyes:

My wife's situation...
Forum: Canada
Apr 12th 2006, 9:10 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By Elhombre

Re: Work from Home?

Very much in the same position. I work for one of the large accounting firms and I am looking to transfer across to the Toronto office. Have two little boys who have settled in very well....
Forum: Canada
Apr 11th 2006, 9:18 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,529
Posted By Elhombre

Re: Vancouver my [email protected] place is...

Don't! We are on the market to buy a house this summer. :eek:
H
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 1st 2006, 12:45 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By Elhombre

Re: New Zealand to vote on joining Commonwealth of Australia

Erm, could this be an April Fools' day trick?
H
Forum: Canada
Mar 28th 2006, 11:13 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,366
Posted By Elhombre

Re: cheap phone calls to canada

They are called Tele Discount and operate as a "pay as you go" service so no up front fees etc. You dial the access number follow the instructions and away you go. BT charges you for the call so you...
Forum: Canada
Mar 27th 2006, 11:50 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 979
Posted By Elhombre

Re: emigrate show

Anyone can wander around a show dreaming or wishing, but when it comes to the crunch, either parting with your wad and actually applying, or doing the relocating process and final landing thing, it's...
Forum: Canada
Mar 27th 2006, 11:44 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 2,366
Posted By Elhombre

Re: cheap phone calls to canada

Honest Guv. Anyone on a BT line can use this. :)
H
Forum: Canada
Mar 26th 2006, 6:21 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 979
Posted By Elhombre

Re: emigrate show

Did Sandown in 2004. The value for us was confirmation from CHC that we were doing the right thing with regards to our application. We were also given a forecast on processing times by a lady from...
Forum: Canada
Mar 26th 2006, 6:02 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 2,366
Posted By Elhombre

Re: cheap phone calls to canada

Call 08442008080 before dialling Canada. The rate is 1/2p per minute. I use them frequently as I flit between London and Guelph.

H
Forum: Canada
Sep 17th 2005, 9:41 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 4,315
Posted By Elhombre

Re: What job do you do now and what job do you want to do in Canada?

Management cosultant - specialising in supply chain and operations - with one of the big accounting firms. In the process of transferring across to the TO office. Would like to set up a small...
Forum: Canada
Aug 28th 2005, 11:36 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,305
Posted By Elhombre

Re: Sin Number ???

Landed August 20th, applied in person on August 22nd and got it on August 24th. Card to follow week commencing August 29th.

H
Forum: Canada
Aug 15th 2005, 8:00 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 325
Posted By Elhombre

Landing August 20th!!!

:) Hi All,

We're in countdown mode now! We land at Pearson on Saturday afternoon and then its on to Guelph, Ontario as soon as we clear all the formalities. We start viewing properties on Monday...
Forum: Canada
Aug 1st 2005, 8:11 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 353
Posted By Elhombre

Question Landing 20th August

Hi All,

After almost two years we finally land in Pearson on August 20th. Any ideas on the best way to get to Guelph from the airport by public transport? Also, we would dearly appreciate any...
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