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Forum: Canada
Oct 28th 2016, 5:43 pm
Replies: 80
Views: 7,986
Posted By Muskoka

Re: Brexit currency woes

I totally agree. My funds are split between CAD and Sterling. I'm sitting on the fence waiting for improvement. It will come. The exchange rate has been insanely low before - it will improve. May...
Forum: Canada
Oct 28th 2016, 5:28 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,421
Posted By Muskoka

Re: Voltage Converters

Thanks Withabix. That Goldsource should do the job nicely. Only one appliance is 1000 watts, everything else is way less. Thanks again:)
Forum: Canada
Oct 27th 2016, 3:24 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,421
Posted By Muskoka

Voltage Converters

Hi Everyone

I'm in snowy Muskoka and its glorious. (Two hrs north of Toronto):lol:

Anyway - wonder if someone can advise please. I bought a few UK applicances with me -inc. 1000 watt food...
Forum: Canada
Aug 27th 2016, 3:38 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By Muskoka

Re: UK Wii

Ok Thank you. Hopefully someone will come along who knows if I can run this off of a Canadian tv
Forum: Canada
Aug 27th 2016, 3:00 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By Muskoka

Re: UK Wii

Hi Thanks. Unfortunately it says 230V 50Hz 12V 3.7A so I dont think as is it wont work with a Canadian power cord
Forum: Canada
Aug 27th 2016, 2:12 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By Muskoka

UK Wii

Hi
I bought my UK Wii to Canada. I'm sure there's hopefully a way to use this in Canada but not sure so thought I'd post the question/s

Do I need to buy a step down transfomer for this?

Will...
Forum: Canada
Aug 27th 2016, 2:10 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,006
Posted By Muskoka

Re: Internet and phone advice please

I didnt even get a landline phone when I moved to Canada. Just got a cell phone where I can call anywhere in Canada (unlimited minutes), and text UK. $57 per month with Virgin. Works for me and means...
Forum: Canada
Jun 14th 2016, 5:11 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,409
Posted By Muskoka

Re: Shipping - anyone used Copsey?

I just had a whole 20ft container shipped from. UK to. Canada only weeks ago. I used Dorree Bonner in the UK and everything arrived perfectly and the service and delivery was totally stress free.
Forum: Canada
Apr 12th 2016, 11:55 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,088
Posted By Muskoka

Re: Customs

Yes I did read your link thank you but I'd either be paying a customs broker, or asking a friend. Thanks so much.
Forum: Canada
Apr 12th 2016, 11:00 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,088
Posted By Muskoka

Re: Customs

Ok Great. Thanks. No choice but to step into civilisation for a day then. Many Thanks:)
Forum: Canada
Apr 12th 2016, 1:49 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,088
Posted By Muskoka

Customs

Hi there
Just in the throes of shipping my personal effects from UK to Canada via Toronto - FCL........Just today received an email from the Canadian receiving agents advising when my container...
Forum: Canada
Mar 17th 2016, 12:51 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,296
Posted By Muskoka

Re: House buildings and contents insurance!

I'm in Muskoka (two hours north of TO) and have just got a quote for the house Im buying that has a 25% finished basement. House is out in the boonies and is 2100 sq ft. The $2000 per...
Forum: Canada
Feb 26th 2016, 2:30 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,393
Posted By Muskoka

Re: Forward contracts

I'm in a similar situation. Still have 50% of my funds in sterling, but I can sit on the fence for as long as it takes for the rate to improve. Does anyone know please of a bank in Ontario that has...
Forum: Canada
Jan 25th 2016, 5:06 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By Muskoka

Re: Transferring Funds

Thank you for your thoughts.
Forum: Canada
Jan 25th 2016, 9:09 am
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By Muskoka

Transferring Funds

I'm completing on my UK property today and aiming to use Moneycorp to transfer funds. I can see the rate has really dropped this last week (which is bad news for me). However Moneycorp has said I...
Forum: Canada
Jan 16th 2016, 3:04 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By Muskoka

Re: Shipping Insurance

Brilliant. Thank you so much everyone
Forum: Canada
Jan 15th 2016, 11:37 am
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By Muskoka

Shipping Insurance

HI

I know shipping insurance has been discussed on here. And I'm pretty sure there is an insurance company out there that many expats have used, but I'm unable to trace the company on here. If...
Forum: Canada
Jan 10th 2016, 3:09 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 872
Posted By Muskoka

Re: Goods to follow

Just bumping this up in case anyone can advise please
Forum: Canada
Dec 30th 2015, 9:56 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 872
Posted By Muskoka

Re: Goods to follow

No I didn't inform CBSA I was returning permenantly as I had not made my mind up at that time. Guess I've opened a whole can of worms here for myself now.
Forum: Canada
Dec 30th 2015, 12:17 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 872
Posted By Muskoka

Goods to follow

I was born in Canada, been in Canada for 20 months thereabouts. In a few weeks, my UK house will be sold/completed and I am going to ship my household effects over (though they will be held in...
Forum: Canada
Nov 5th 2015, 2:08 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,190
Posted By Muskoka

Re: Tax Quandry

To be honest, its a tough call. I know of a city accountant (with his own big company - hes the MD), and hes advised me no CGT........yet here its indicated I would have CGT to pay. I checked myself...
Forum: Canada
Nov 5th 2015, 2:04 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,190
Posted By Muskoka

Re: Tax Quandry

Ya, thought so. Didnt' think it would be that easy. Just trying to make my money keep working for me, with interest rates as they are at the moment. So thanks so much
Forum: Canada
Nov 4th 2015, 7:22 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,190
Posted By Muskoka

Re: Tax Quandry

Thank you so much. I do now understand that this is how it works. Can I ask another question please? If I sold my house in UK, and purchased a smal home in UK AND a small home in Canada, would I...
Forum: Canada
Nov 2nd 2015, 6:38 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,190
Posted By Muskoka

Re: Tax Quandry

This is what is confusing me, from a CANTAX 2012 Publication:-
In this regard any home that you or your spouse or your child ordinarily inhabits in year can be designated as your principal residence...
Forum: Canada
Oct 25th 2015, 5:28 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,190
Posted By Muskoka

Re: Tax Quandry

Thank you. Difficult to know where to go to get the professional advice i.e. local accountant likely wouldnt have a clue. I did ask a TO accountant who thought this wasnt an issue, hence very...
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