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Forum: Trucking
Apr 18th 2013, 4:25 pm
Replies: 937
Views: 99,524
Posted By MrYak

Re: Loblaw

Lol, saskatchewan roads get left alone pretty much. They don't salt, they don't grit unless they really have to. ( the police tell them to as there has been too many accidents) They only come out to...
Forum: Trucking
Apr 18th 2013, 3:56 pm
Replies: 937
Views: 99,524
Posted By MrYak

Re: Loblaw

This is my first experience of a Canadian winter. By all accounts it has been long and snowy but has only got really cold a couple of times (-30 ish)
I know Canada has tough winters so you expect...
Forum: Trucking
Apr 18th 2013, 3:27 pm
Replies: 937
Views: 99,524
Posted By MrYak

Re: Loblaw

Very happy so far with my time at Loblaws, the winter has been a challenge at times, I'm pretty sick of it now, hopefully warmer weather is round the corner.
Forum: Trucking
Feb 21st 2013, 1:35 pm
Replies: 937
Views: 99,524
Posted By MrYak

Re: Loblaw

If you can get that stuff then it can't hurt to bring it.
Some places ask for references but they're not a requirement.

Look at Kijiji and UsedRegina for rentals, avoid Craigslist, full of...
Forum: Trucking
Feb 21st 2013, 8:37 am
Replies: 937
Views: 99,524
Posted By MrYak

Re: Loblaw

I stayed at the Ramada Downtown, Loblaws arranged the booking and got a reduced nightly rate but it's down to you to pay the bill. Bring plenty of cash, you will probably have to pay for a week in...
Forum: Trucking
Feb 20th 2013, 6:32 pm
Replies: 937
Views: 99,524
Posted By MrYak

Re: Loblaw

You will be met at the airport and taken to a hotel (if you have not already arranged accommodation.) You are responsible for the bill. Not sure which hotel they're now using but Loblaws usually...
Forum: Trucking
Jan 18th 2013, 8:40 am
Replies: 937
Views: 99,524
Posted By MrYak

Re: Loblaw

My approval letter came in an email, never got anything thru the post from the Embassy.

Timescale - Who knows how these places work, I think mine took 13 weeks!
Forum: Trucking
Dec 11th 2012, 8:07 pm
Replies: 937
Views: 99,524
Posted By MrYak

Re: Loblaw

You get your work permit from immigration when you land in Canada.

You get a letter of recommendation from the Embassy in London to give to immigration.
Forum: Trucking
Dec 11th 2012, 7:14 pm
Replies: 937
Views: 99,524
Posted By MrYak

Re: Loblaw

+1

Should be OK to apply to the Embassy with the one you have, but get a new passport before you arrive. Will save you a lot of hassle down the line.
Forum: Trucking
Nov 19th 2012, 6:17 am
Replies: 937
Views: 99,524
Posted By MrYak

Re: Loblaw

Well Done russjp congrats.

Big Truck, Loblaws do have trucks based in Calgary. The work from there is all currently to Alberta so wouldn't qualify as long haul for an LMO.
Nothing to stop you...
Forum: Trucking
May 29th 2012, 6:18 pm
Replies: 937
Views: 99,524
Posted By MrYak

Re: Loblaw

If its more than a days drive to Winnipeg and back, where are you meant to take your rest?
Across the seats in a day cab??
Forum: Trucking
Mar 7th 2012, 2:39 pm
Replies: 937
Views: 99,524
Posted By MrYak

Re: Loblaw

As I understand it, to the LMO people Long Haul means Cross Border, or Inter Province.
As the Loblaws job encompasses Inter Province work then it does qualify for LMO & PNP if you wish to take that...
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