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Forum: Canada
Sep 21st 2011, 7:25 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 5,827
Posted By Winston Green

Re: Tax-pensions-lump sum-residency-stuck!!!

That is correct. You would have to tell bank or exchange facility where you got money but that is just for UK money laundering purposes. CRA have no interest as long as it can trace it when it...
Forum: Canada
Sep 21st 2011, 3:04 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 5,827
Posted By Winston Green

Re: Tax-pensions-lump sum-residency-stuck!!!

Might be worth purchasing flights through a scheduled airline they can be changed much easier than a charter airline. We booked with air Canada as they allowed for a free change of days if necessary....
Forum: Canada
Sep 21st 2011, 1:03 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 5,827
Posted By Winston Green

Re: Tax-pensions-lump sum-residency-stuck!!!

Don't worry the CRA has a few critera for being a tax resident. Opening a bank account does not automatically count you as tax residents. When you file your first tax return just state the day you...
Forum: Canada
Sep 14th 2011, 4:36 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 12,337
Posted By Winston Green

Re: cost of living in Nova Scotia

Bedding and curtains is what my oh recommends. Have to agree with curtains as have follower her round too many shops to mention looking for a decent set.
Forum: Canada
Sep 14th 2011, 1:34 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 12,337
Posted By Winston Green

Re: cost of living in Nova Scotia

Tea bags and gravy granules. Oh and vimto if you don't drink it bring it anyway it is the currency where I work!
Sep 13th 2011, 10:09 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,327
Posted By Winston Green

Re: Seafood Restaurant Suggestions?

When we were in Toronto there was a boat docked on the lake that was kitted out as a restaurant. The seafood there was good. Cannot remember the name but you can't miss it if its still there.
Forum: Canada
Sep 2nd 2011, 7:07 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,051
Posted By Winston Green

Re: Coupons/money off sites?

I think we all had this debate on here only a couple or three months ago. Lol
To coupon or not to coupon; that is the question!
Forum: Canada
Sep 2nd 2011, 7:01 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 8,937
Posted By Winston Green

Re: Leaving house empty ?,council tax

In Suffolk you can only apply if you can give them another address where you are paying council tax. Ie a second home. They will not give you a discount if you are just out of the country.
Sep 2nd 2011, 6:22 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,821
Posted By Winston Green

Re: Attending a pot luck - beware

I was invited to a wedding reception and asked to bring our own food and beer. Oh and a gift from their wedding list at the local boutique. The invite came from an expat as well. He integrated...
Forum: Canada
Sep 1st 2011, 7:57 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,570
Posted By Winston Green

Re: Metric Tools

Maybe but if he is a car mech or aircraft mech he may well need both as European and American models have different requirements. Just trying to answer the question asked with all posibilities. And I...
Forum: Canada
Sep 1st 2011, 7:41 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,570
Posted By Winston Green

Re: Metric Tools

If you are coming to work straight away at a trade most jobs require you to have your tools on day one. If they are in a container that is not always possible. Therefore people being them air...
Forum: Canada
Sep 1st 2011, 6:57 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,570
Posted By Winston Green

Re: Metric Tools

Bring neither unless they are snap on as it is cheaper to replace them than ship them. IMO
Sep 1st 2011, 6:48 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By Winston Green

Re: where to find a 20ft container?

They are regularly for sale in the classified section of chronicale herald. However typical not in todays paper.
Forum: Canada
Aug 26th 2011, 1:35 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,349
Posted By Winston Green

Re: Aircraft Maintenance

If you have your PR you should be ok. If not I doubt you will get a job offer as it would be hard for a company to get an lmo in current economic climate. No harm in trying though! Good luck.
Forum: Canada
Aug 26th 2011, 11:51 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,349
Posted By Winston Green

Re: Aircraft Maintenance

The airlines, air Canada, jazz etc if you want to work commercial or IMP and cascade if you want military aircraft. Bombardier also for a mix of both. These immediately spring to mind but there are...
Forum: Canada
Aug 25th 2011, 8:38 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,161
Posted By Winston Green

Re: Selling House in NS - Suggestions?

Post the house on BE of nova scotia on facebook.
Forum: Canada
Aug 25th 2011, 6:52 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,928
Posted By Winston Green

Re: University residence contents insurance, NS - help!

I use Johnsons for all my insurance needs. Never had a problem and they are always helpful.email this lady and she will put you in the right direction
Forum: Canada
Aug 25th 2011, 6:46 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,349
Posted By Winston Green

Re: Aircraft Maintenance

The industry is slow over here at present. Also there is very little contract work it is very different from UK and Europe.
Your best bet is to apply to only the large companies get a job get...
Forum: Canada
Aug 19th 2011, 7:44 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 11,746
Posted By Winston Green

Re: Cost of living....which is cheaper UK or Canada?

Don't forget you will have to pay Canadian tax on your pension. I would not recommend coming to Canada unless you are going to work full time from day one. You will find it very hard, not impossible,...
Jul 5th 2011, 7:48 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 2,603
Posted By Winston Green

Re: Entrant for the Darwin Awards?

Perhaps we could cut out the accident bit by just harvesting the organs of people we consider to be a danger to themselves. Taking it a step further harvest the organs of people who have had kids....
Jul 5th 2011, 5:05 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 2,603
Posted By Winston Green

Re: Entrant for the Darwin Awards?

Protect the stupid!! Perhaps we should ban all dangerous sports and activies to keep insurance and medical costs down.tiddlywinks anybody.
Jul 5th 2011, 4:23 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 2,603
Posted By Winston Green

Re: Entrant for the Darwin Awards?

Whilst I appreciate the irony I think his protest was about the freedom of choice. Personally I think motorbikes are a deathtrap on wheels I would not want them banned. If somebody wants to ride one...
Forum: Canada
Jun 29th 2011, 1:45 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,199
Posted By Winston Green

Re: Brits In Nova Scotia

We moved to ns about 3 years ago from the UK. We also spend time in Alberta and can appreciate the ocean/tree thing. There is already a facebook group for expats in nova scotia if you search it out...
Jun 23rd 2011, 2:11 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 809
Posted By Winston Green

Re: electrical problem - simple help needed purleeese.

The short answer is stop using the clever pen thingy as they are very misleading if you are not electrically competent and buy a small meter from van tire etc. You will then get accurate results and...
Forum: Canada
Jun 10th 2011, 4:15 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 12,337
Posted By Winston Green

Re: cost of living in Nova Scotia

Never thought of that who says there is no useful info on this site! Cheers. Acturally somebody just handed me a two for one at a Mexican restaurant in town. So I guess I better dig out my sambero.
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