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Jun 24th 2010, 7:56 pm
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Posted By Tiaribbon

Re: Returning to Canada without PR card

Many thanks Iain :).

Yes, yes, life is treating us great! The business has grown from strength to strength and has been far more successful than we could ever have imagined all those years ago. ...
Jun 24th 2010, 7:41 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,404
Posted By Tiaribbon

Re: Returning to Canada without PR card

Hello there! :) Hope all is well with you and yours (please send my apologies to L - we were away when she phoned and I didn't have the info anyway)

Many thanks for info; so old PR cards and old...
Jun 24th 2010, 7:30 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,404
Posted By Tiaribbon

Returning to Canada without PR card

Hello. My family's PR cards have expired and renewals were applied for however as the delay in getting renewal PR cards out to existing PRs is almost 6 months, our PR cards may not be issued to us...
Forum: Canada
Oct 28th 2007, 3:20 am
Replies: 103
Views: 10,964
Posted By Tiaribbon

Re: Canada or UK more expensive for....

Well there you go! Your logic is not the same as my logic. My logic dictates that what things cost in another country is irrelevant to what they cost in a new country because the cost of things in...
Forum: Canada
Oct 28th 2007, 2:19 am
Replies: 103
Views: 10,964
Posted By Tiaribbon

Re: Canada or UK more expensive for....

We are only 4kms from the centre of a reasonable sized small town and only 2kms from the Hydro Station. We don't live out in the middle of nowhere and it is an inhabited area where our farm is.
...
Forum: Canada
Oct 28th 2007, 2:05 am
Replies: 103
Views: 10,964
Posted By Tiaribbon

Re: Canada or UK more expensive for....

Yes. Every month we are charged a Delivery Charge of $60....plus the other charges I mentioned. These are all charged each and every month.
Forum: Canada
Oct 28th 2007, 2:04 am
Replies: 103
Views: 10,964
Posted By Tiaribbon

Re: Canada or UK more expensive for....

I know it applies to many people, possibly a small majority - whether it applies to everyone is doubtful.

I can't see how it is confusing in the slightest - my replies are based on the exact same...
Forum: Canada
Oct 28th 2007, 1:58 am
Replies: 103
Views: 10,964
Posted By Tiaribbon

Re: Canada or UK more expensive for....

Dingbat;

Is this all that is on your bill? My bill has all the blurb about costs for kWh's etc and then we also have Delivery Charge ($60), Regulatory Charge ($6.49), Debt Retirement Charge (a...
Forum: Canada
Oct 28th 2007, 1:51 am
Replies: 103
Views: 10,964
Posted By Tiaribbon

Re: Canada or UK more expensive for....

Use my Buying Power Vs Exchange Rate - Canada = $1,375 - UK = £988. UK is cheaper to someone earning exactly the SAME FIGURE in $'s as in £'s.
Forum: Canada
Oct 28th 2007, 1:40 am
Replies: 103
Views: 10,964
Posted By Tiaribbon

Re: Canada or UK more expensive for....

You are definitely correct about one thing - I AM cute!! :D

Okay I have just dug out our last hydro bill - especially for you :p. 2 rates; part was charged at 5.3 cents per kWh and the other part...
Forum: Canada
Oct 28th 2007, 12:55 am
Replies: 103
Views: 10,964
Posted By Tiaribbon

Re: Canada or UK more expensive for....

John Wilson;

Whatever. I made my comments about Buying Power Vs Exchange Rate, you objected - I clarified my comments, you objected - fine; absolutely no point in me re-clarifying my comments. ...
Forum: Canada
Oct 28th 2007, 12:30 am
Replies: 103
Views: 10,964
Posted By Tiaribbon

Re: Canada or UK more expensive for....

LOL @ Dingbat :D. Nice to see you by the way - hope all is well with you. :)

John Wilson; yes your working outs, using the exchange rate, would make complete sense if someone had been earning...
Forum: Canada
Oct 27th 2007, 10:39 pm
Replies: 103
Views: 10,964
Posted By Tiaribbon

Re: Canada or UK more expensive for....

John_Wilson;

The exchange rate does not mean a thing to me. Having lived here for 3 years it is far more about buying power. My earnings in the UK were about £50,000. My earnings here in Canada...
Forum: Canada
Oct 27th 2007, 2:07 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,202
Posted By Tiaribbon

Re: dogs

Gosh I can't believe how much more it is to fly animals out here!

I flew my dogs, cat and horse out here back in 2004. The dogs (collies) and the cat flew on the same plane as me with British...
Forum: Canada
Oct 27th 2007, 2:01 pm
Replies: 103
Views: 10,964
Posted By Tiaribbon

Re: Canada or UK more expensive for....

Completely agree with this comment.

I've been living here in Ontario since 2004 and I would say that most things are more expensive than back in the UK, however some things are about the same...
Forum: Canada
Oct 16th 2007, 1:45 am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,856
Posted By Tiaribbon

Re: Prices between US and Canada

I have to agree with everything you guys are all saying. I've just been down in the States; alternator beggared up on the way down. Went into a Subaru main dealer in Pennsylvania; they fitted a...
Forum: Canada
Oct 16th 2007, 1:35 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,541
Posted By Tiaribbon

Re: Why the Move????

Hi Bandit my old friend :).

Well you know why I moved here and you know how much I love it here. Saying that though, I loved life in England too so perhaps I'm just a bit of a lover-of-life...
Forum: Canada
Oct 5th 2007, 5:22 am
Replies: 78
Views: 5,664
Posted By Tiaribbon

Re: Minimum wage-can you survive on it?

Firstly, hi guys; haven't been on here for a long time....busy down on the farm and all that! :) But hope everyone is doing well.


Jim,

I live fairly close to where you are looking to move to...
Forum: Canada
Apr 22nd 2007, 2:18 am
Replies: 165
Views: 7,553
Posted By Tiaribbon

Re: A few thoughts

Great post Iain. Very sorry to hear about your Mother though.

I think you really have hit the nail on the head and you have pointed out a number of things which the UK has in abundance....and...
Forum: Canada
Apr 22nd 2007, 1:51 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,359
Posted By Tiaribbon

Re: Canada- The Place to Be?

Aww thanks guys. Really nice to hear from you all again....really it is :) .

I don't have the time to be on the computer as much right now....we have some foals due, one any time now, so life is...
Forum: Canada
Apr 19th 2007, 4:39 am
Replies: 101
Views: 5,432
Posted By Tiaribbon

Re: Could we please instigate a ban???

I don't know....and I don't care! I know that as a farmer I get absolutely NO holidays so whatever you guys are disagreeing on, doesn't impact me in the slightest :D .

Have a problem with your...
Forum: Canada
Apr 19th 2007, 4:36 am
Replies: 38
Views: 1,520
Posted By Tiaribbon

Re: Doggy advice needed

Bears and cougars are around, however they really are not a great threat to the average dog. Coyotes are!! If you have small dogs and particularly if you live out of town, do be aware that coyotes...
Forum: Canada
Apr 19th 2007, 4:29 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,359
Posted By Tiaribbon

Canada- The Place to Be?

Well firstly I must say hello to my old friends on here that I haven't spoken to for many moons. Nice to see you are still "fighting the cause", so to speak! I gave up long ago. ;)

Secondly, it...
Forum: Canada
Apr 19th 2007, 4:09 am
Replies: 101
Views: 5,432
Posted By Tiaribbon

Re: Could we please instigate a ban???

Yay Liz!! You go girl! There are many of us who became fed up with all this whinging many moons ago - you're a true stalwart. :)
Forum: Canada
Apr 19th 2007, 4:06 am
Replies: 13
Views: 800
Posted By Tiaribbon

Re: Gun controls

Hand guns aren't illegal in Canada. There are certain restrictions placed on them however you can keep these guns at home under suitable conditions.

We only have long-guns on our property, both...
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