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Forum: France
Jan 10th 2012, 11:37 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,560
Posted By Rob4BC

Re: Buying a car in France question....

Sadly the recession put an end to the job and with that the Work Permit. So no BC for us :(, but we loved our 2 years on Toronto and are very happy to be back in London. Now investigating a holiday...
Forum: France
Jan 9th 2012, 10:02 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,560
Posted By Rob4BC

Re: Buying a car in France question....

Since our return from TO we have been enjoying our Fiat Panda Diesel. We've had it for almost 2 years and 17000 miles. Great city car with admirable motorway cruising ability - just done a 3000 mile...
Jun 4th 2009, 4:55 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 883
Posted By Rob4BC

Re: self pack shipping container? Toronto to Bath

Bump - would be interested in this myself.
Forum: Canada
May 7th 2009, 6:07 pm
Replies: 159
Views: 10,859
Posted By Rob4BC

Re: Toronto's pretty Ugly compared to London

You rang?

Gosh, I've not been here on BE for ages, but a steady stream of visitors from here have been popping into me blog, so I thought I'd find out why.

Nice of you to point them in my...
Dec 21st 2008, 5:29 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 4,006
Posted By Rob4BC

Re: What do YOU do to call international cheaply?

Skype (http://www.skype.com).
Free Skype to Skype calls as previous posters have stated.
Skype Out calls to landlines at a very reasonable £0.024 per minute.
I call the UK and South Africa.

I...
Dec 17th 2008, 5:17 am
Replies: 13
Views: 698
Posted By Rob4BC

Re: Bandit went skiing yesterday afternoon / evening!!!

Bandit, sounds like you had a good time and I love that you are getting into Vancouver life. :D

Purple80, I'll join you with the hot chocolate and keep score! ;)
Dec 14th 2008, 10:17 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 2,836
Posted By Rob4BC

Re: I"m home...

Hey, good to hear you're home.
Wishing you a speedy recovery and a very Merry Christmas to you, Mrs P and the family. It's gonna be a Happy New Year indeed.

Rob.;)
Dec 13th 2008, 5:45 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By Rob4BC

Re: Canadian Tire

:rofl::rofl::rofl:
Dec 10th 2008, 6:09 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 3,096
Posted By Rob4BC

Dec 10th 2008, 4:18 am
Replies: 44
Views: 2,318
Posted By Rob4BC

Re: Steve P

Thank you very much for updating us Mrs.P
Happy to know all went well. Wishing Steve a speedy recovery and you are both in my thoughts.

Rob ;)
Dec 3rd 2008, 5:02 pm
Replies: 108
Views: 3,776
Posted By Rob4BC

Re: Finally...a surgery date

Wow, that's not much notice!
I guess it's better that way.
Great news though. Will be thinking of you.

Rob. ;)
Nov 28th 2008, 3:35 am
Replies: 68
Views: 3,067
Posted By Rob4BC

Re: I am going to......

Congats to you both. Have a great day!

Rob ;)
Forum: Canada
Nov 26th 2008, 11:11 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 4,840
Posted By Rob4BC

Re: Could their be a stigma in having the name Louis?

Not that I can recall, but then he was always known as Lou.
Forum: Canada
Nov 26th 2008, 4:23 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 4,840
Posted By Rob4BC

Re: Could their be a stigma in having the name Louis?

Wow! Conrats to you both!
Louis was my Dad's name. He was called Lou by everyone.
He didn't live in Toronto, so can't comment there, but it is a great name and if you both like it, then that...
Forum: Canada
Nov 26th 2008, 4:19 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,259
Posted By Rob4BC

Re: My update....

Oh wow! What a view!
I'm happy to read you're here and things are looking good. Best of luck for the new job. Thanks for posting a really great update.

Rob. ;)
Forum: Canniversary
Nov 26th 2008, 4:13 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 6,324
Posted By Rob4BC

Re: 3 years and Still Here!

Start by reading the Wiki - find a link at the top of the page.
Read it through, and then read it through again. There is so much excellent info from BE members who have been there done that etc.
...
Forum: Canada
Nov 26th 2008, 4:07 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By Rob4BC

Re: car insurance from johnsons

Perhaps try another broker from Johnson's and try and find one who is prepared to give you the time. It really does matter who you speak to here. I have found that many times thinks can work out...
Forum: Canada
Nov 24th 2008, 10:48 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By Rob4BC

Re: car insurance from johnsons

Have you proved your 7 years of making no claims, not just claiming 7 years no claim bonus? Canadian insurers are aware that in the UK one can protect your no claims bonus, therefore it's not a true...
Forum: Canada
Nov 20th 2008, 7:41 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By Rob4BC

Re: anyone else been asked to 'swop' thier TWP for PR status?

Now that would be good news - we're about to submit ours to London. Just waiting on documents from South Africa.:mad:
Nov 10th 2008, 8:48 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 984
Posted By Rob4BC

Re: Changing a work permit

As I understand it, a Labour Market Opinion (LMO) is an approval issued by HRSDC to an employer allowing them to employ a specific individual to do a specific job.

That individual is then able to...
Nov 10th 2008, 8:31 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,056
Posted By Rob4BC

Re: moon over the mountain

That is stunning! :thumbsup:
Nov 10th 2008, 8:22 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,290
Posted By Rob4BC

Nov 7th 2008, 6:32 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 957
Posted By Rob4BC

Re: Beef anyone?

Oh wow! Mc Donalds doing home deliveries now? ;)
Forum: Canniversary
Nov 5th 2008, 6:31 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 6,324
Posted By Rob4BC

Re: 3 years and Still Here!

Great post, thanks for sharing and good luck for the next step - citizenship.

Rob.;)
Forum: Canada
Nov 3rd 2008, 3:14 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 702
Posted By Rob4BC

Re: WP blues!!

We got our TWP at POE on Inter-Company Transfer. We were a bit nervous, but TWP was issued. If you have all your paperwork, LMO etc. it should be a simple process.

There are a few recent threads...
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