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Forum: Trucking
May 11th 2013, 10:41 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,332
Posted By HeadingNorth

Re: HGV TRAINING

Unfortunately you can only do that if you land here with your PR.

Under the nomination schemes you & the family have to reside in the province/territory that are nominating you.

You make your...
Forum: Trucking
May 10th 2013, 6:03 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,332
Posted By HeadingNorth

Re: HGV TRAINING

All the maritime guys come to the West to work,mainly in Alberta.

There's not a lot of industries over there,mainly a bit of fishing and farming-kind of like the North of Scotland,Devon &...
Forum: Trucking
May 7th 2013, 12:59 am
Replies: 937
Views: 99,403
Posted By HeadingNorth

Re: Loblaw

It's illegal to hold both in Alberta.
Saskatchewan don't care-not too sure on the other provinces you'll have to look them up.

The UK would could consider it illegal!!!
Forum: Trucking
Sep 30th 2012, 11:13 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 4,994
Posted By HeadingNorth

Re: From British squaddie to Canadian truck driver, whats the worst that could happen

Another thing is most of the companies seem to road test in a standard to see if you can shift-just in case you have to drive an older manual transmission.

I personally prefer a standard.Less to...
Forum: Trucking
Sep 30th 2012, 6:43 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 4,994
Posted By HeadingNorth

Re: From British squaddie to Canadian truck driver, whats the worst that could happen

Test in an auto means you can only drive autos-may narrow your job prospects in the future!
Forum: Trucking
Sep 30th 2012, 6:39 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 859
Posted By HeadingNorth

Re: bought a house

You could always work as a Walmart greeter when it's quiet-that's my back up plan.:D
Forum: Trucking
Sep 10th 2012, 3:07 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,977
Posted By HeadingNorth

Re: Westcan and Timeline...please help

Westcan are ok to work for when you start out in Canada-but I'd recommend you head towards the Saskatchewan terminals.
Forum: Trucking
Aug 17th 2012, 6:02 am
Replies: 19
Views: 4,994
Posted By HeadingNorth

Re: From British squaddie to Canadian truck driver, whats the worst that could happen

Five years ago it cost me $1000 all in.You have to go find a good driving school yourself.

I used Gennaro's in Edmonton- www.gennaro.ca

Depending on where you move you need to ask around for...
Forum: Trucking
Jun 30th 2012, 7:27 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,192
Posted By HeadingNorth

Re: LMO's Here!

A certain other fuel hauler famous for getting LMOs here had better look out-I know one Serbian guy who was waiting for these to get LMOs so he could switch companies!;)
Forum: Trucking
Jun 29th 2012, 9:51 pm
Replies: 937
Views: 99,403
Posted By HeadingNorth

Re: Loblaw

:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: Trucking
Jun 29th 2012, 5:09 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,192
Posted By HeadingNorth

Re: LMO's Here!

Should've mentioned that I interviewed with these folks back in 2007.
Seemed decent enough,but the family decided they wanted to live further North.
Had three great days while we stayed over in...
Forum: Trucking
Jun 29th 2012, 4:54 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,192
Posted By HeadingNorth

LMO's Here!

http://www.hughsontrucking.com/foreign-workers-program
Forum: Trucking
May 21st 2012, 5:08 pm
Replies: 261
Views: 24,613
Posted By HeadingNorth

Re: Telling it How it is.

AINP= 18 months.

PR=17 months.

This is the time it took us at one company,hopefully nobody has to go through the things we did.

If you work somewhere you like it probably wouldn't be too...
Forum: Trucking
May 11th 2012, 10:00 pm
Replies: 261
Views: 24,613
Posted By HeadingNorth

Forum: Trucking
May 11th 2012, 3:57 pm
Replies: 261
Views: 24,613
Posted By HeadingNorth

Re: Telling it How it is.

Thanks Dave.
Yes we're really glad this trips over!
Forum: Trucking
May 10th 2012, 12:33 am
Replies: 261
Views: 24,613
Posted By HeadingNorth

Re: Telling it How it is.

Thank you both!
Forum: Trucking
May 8th 2012, 1:41 am
Replies: 261
Views: 24,613
Posted By HeadingNorth

Re: Telling it How it is.

OK so for a close to this thread:

We became Permanent Residents of Canada a couple of weeks ago.

Ours was a particularly long and arduous route to residency,which I would wish on nobody.

All...
Forum: Trucking
Dec 3rd 2011, 2:40 am
Replies: 4
Views: 855
Posted By HeadingNorth

Re: changing jobs with pnp

In Alberta if you leave your original employer you have to start the process all over again.
Forum: Trucking
Sep 9th 2011, 5:06 am
Replies: 261
Views: 24,613
Posted By HeadingNorth

Re: Telling it How it is.

If you read the OP post you will see that they applied before the requirements changed-therefore they did not get grandfather rights.In other words the goalposts WERE MOVED.
Forum: Trucking
Sep 8th 2011, 9:16 pm
Replies: 261
Views: 24,613
Posted By HeadingNorth

Re: Telling it How it is.

There will always be a shortage of truck drivers here. You can’t attract youngsters to the job and the baby boomers are due to retire soon, these are facts and are laid out numerous times in the...
Forum: Trucking
Sep 7th 2011, 10:46 pm
Replies: 261
Views: 24,613
Posted By HeadingNorth

Re: Telling it How it is.

What happens when you originally met the requirements,after checking out everything first,then they go change them?

Of course it's to service the requirements of the country you emigrate to-what...
Forum: Trucking
Sep 7th 2011, 10:13 pm
Replies: 261
Views: 24,613
Posted By HeadingNorth

Re: Telling it How it is.

Agreed Gremmie- it's just that they take so damn long to tell you!
Forum: Trucking
Sep 7th 2011, 9:38 pm
Replies: 261
Views: 24,613
Posted By HeadingNorth

Re: Telling it How it is.

You end up paying a lot of money up front to the Canadian government,not to mention taxes all the time you work here,and they don't even abide by their own posted timelines!!! Other countries manage...
Forum: Trucking
Sep 7th 2011, 9:21 pm
Replies: 146
Views: 10,975
Posted By HeadingNorth

Thumbs up Re: BTD and city driving?

:thumbup::D:thumbup::D:thumbup:
Forum: Trucking
Sep 7th 2011, 9:09 pm
Replies: 261
Views: 24,613
Posted By HeadingNorth

Re: Telling it How it is.

Hey Karen, so sorry to hear about you and your families plight and I really hope you win the fight with immigration.

The education requirements did change in January 2011 and one of the guys who...
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