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Forum: Canada
Jan 6th 2015, 6:47 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 4,320
Posted By Sammypeeps

Re: Chartered surveyor wanting a Montreal move

The only reason I said not recommending Ottawa was purely down to the strong government employment there....reducing the amount of private investment especially in commercial property. Plus I would...
Jan 6th 2015, 2:28 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,965
Posted By Sammypeeps

Re: One way flight back to UK....3 months & counting

Thanks for the support guys.....will be Heading back home to Hampshire (Southampton/Winchester) area where we will attempt to start again, again!!

Sorry lauben just saw your question......due to...
Forum: Canada
Jan 6th 2015, 2:22 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 4,320
Posted By Sammypeeps

Re: Chartered surveyor wanting a Montreal move

Hi Saffy1990

You are correct in that a chartered surveyor is not recognized as such in canada and real estate appraiser is the most similar designation over here. I am not a chartered surveyor as...
Dec 20th 2014, 5:14 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,965
Posted By Sammypeeps

One way flight back to UK....3 months & counting

It has been a very long time since I started a thread on here.....but for some reason today I decided to troll around the forum and after reading a number of uplifting posts I figured I would get in...
Forum: Canada
May 17th 2014, 3:31 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,199
Posted By Sammypeeps

Re: Anyone been to/lived in Weymouth NS before? Your advice would be much appreciated

So I don't really frequent this forum anymore and rarely post however I wanted to give you my two cents!!!

I lived in Nova Scotia for 4 years, in rural Windsor. I am a "country" person with an...
Forum: Back Home
Dec 23rd 2013, 11:47 am
Replies: 93
Views: 17,785
Posted By Sammypeeps

Re: We made it!

Hey Lorry1

It's been a long time since I was on here and I am so pleased to hear that you got back and are loving it!!!

Since my last visit here I moved out of Nova Scotia, tried out Alberta...
Forum: Canada
Dec 23rd 2013, 3:58 am
Replies: 36
Views: 8,548
Posted By Sammypeeps

Re: Moving to canada.. Wise choice?

Just saw your reply RICH and I do not disagree and if I had the money to buy a property I am sure I could have developed a business that would break even....not sure how viable....but still if buying...
Forum: Canada
Dec 23rd 2013, 3:55 am
Replies: 36
Views: 8,548
Posted By Sammypeeps

Re: Moving to canada.. Wise choice?

Hi Emmajay

I used to frequent this forum a lot when I was super depressed about living in Canada but I found it only made me more home sick so have not been here for a long while. I saw your post...
Forum: Canada
Dec 8th 2012, 1:28 am
Replies: 52
Views: 4,367
Posted By Sammypeeps

Re: Pre-Christmas Meet Up - Hamilton/Burlington

Please count me and my husband in!!! Thank you for letting me know!! I havnt been on the forum for a while!
Forum: Canada
Sep 26th 2012, 5:02 pm
Forum: Canada
Sep 24th 2012, 1:41 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,966
Posted By Sammypeeps

Re: Anyone in the Hamilton/Burlington Area???

So what is required to organize? Can we just set a day and time? The poachers seems as good a place as any?
Forum: Canada
Sep 22nd 2012, 11:44 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 14,256
Posted By Sammypeeps

Re: Brampton, looking for a british store!

Hi, there is a small British Shop in Waterdown? Would be the closest to Brampton I would have thought?

They don't have a great deal but they have Robinsons Squash, a selection of Chocolate and...
Forum: Canada
Sep 22nd 2012, 10:43 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,966
Posted By Sammypeeps

Re: Anyone in the Hamilton/Burlington Area???

Well I am certainly willing to host it? Have lots of space.....on a farm!

Otherwise am happy to meet in a pub or something but can't really recommend anywhere as I don't really know the area!
Forum: Canada
Sep 21st 2012, 2:50 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,966
Posted By Sammypeeps

Re: Anyone in the Hamilton/Burlington Area???

Where would be a good place?? I am flexible on days/dates
Forum: Canada
Sep 21st 2012, 12:08 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,966
Posted By Sammypeeps

Re: Anyone in the Hamilton/Burlington Area???

So we have arrived and settled into Carlisle, just outside Burlington and so far so good!!! Still getting over how lucky we are to have escaped from Nova Scotia with just minor physical and emotional...
Forum: Canada
Jul 11th 2012, 6:34 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,966
Posted By Sammypeeps

Re: Anyone in the Hamilton/Burlington Area???

That would be fabulous!

We leave here the 20th August, will take a few days to drive there with all our gear, dogs etc - so the last weekend in August would work!!

Both my husband and I work...
Forum: Canada
Jul 11th 2012, 5:57 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,966
Posted By Sammypeeps

Re: Anyone in the Hamilton/Burlington Area???

My husband and I are moving to Carlisle in about 5 weeks!! Would be great to meet up with some other Brits!

We have been living in Nova Scotia for the past 4 years, so looking forward to a...
Forum: Canniversary
Jan 25th 2012, 7:30 pm
Replies: 231
Views: 37,906
Posted By Sammypeeps

Re: 7 weeks and headed home :***(

Really pleased to hear that you are still fighting to stay - good for you! I was told there was no jobs either and I got one eventually, just try and stay positive, I know that is difficult but you...
Forum: Canniversary
Jan 25th 2012, 3:40 pm
Replies: 231
Views: 37,906
Posted By Sammypeeps

Re: 7 weeks and headed home :***(

As for the job, she was looking for a specific qualification not held by anyone in Nova Scotia - hence why no Canadian was running for it. & at no point was the job FAB, it was just a start for us,...
Forum: Canniversary
Jan 25th 2012, 2:55 pm
Replies: 231
Views: 37,906
Posted By Sammypeeps

Re: 7 weeks and headed home :***(

Actually we did meet the Employer in person, 18 months before and stayed for a week - very well off, husband owned a fancy car import dealership to the states dealing in high end cars like porches...
Forum: Canniversary
Jan 25th 2012, 2:13 pm
Replies: 231
Views: 37,906
Posted By Sammypeeps

Re: 7 weeks and headed home :***(

Just wanted to say that I am really sorry to hear of your situation.

My husband and I were also 'duped' by an employer. We came over under the Provincial Nominee Program and I had a contract...
Jan 24th 2012, 2:22 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 8,878
Posted By Sammypeeps

Re: Been back almost a month now

Hey Cumbrian Lass, loved reading this thread and so happy that you have settled in so well and I am sure you are really excited about moving into your rental.

I find these stories of people moving...
Jan 24th 2012, 2:13 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 8,798
Posted By Sammypeeps

Re: 1 Month Update - Going Great and Loving Being Back!!

This is such a good new story, so excited for you and also for when I get to write on this forum - with my own thread about successfully moving home!!

Congratulations and I look forward to hearing...
Forum: Canada
Jan 24th 2012, 1:42 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 14,542
Posted By Sammypeeps

Re: nova scotia

Hi Andy - you must now be back in the UK!! Hope you settle back in well. I fully understand your need to move back, we have also not had a particularly good experience. We are fast approaching our...
Nov 30th 2011, 2:40 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 3,358
Posted By Sammypeeps

Re: Just Venting - Will we ever make it home?

Hurrah Hurrah Hurrah!!!

Had confirmation today that the title insurance company will pay for the purchase of 0.25acres and pay all the associated costs including lawyers fees and surveying costs!!...
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