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Forum: Canada
Sep 27th 2012, 4:14 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,146
Posted By snowcandy

Re: Alberta Driving Test

The thought of our 18 year old behind the wheel here terrifies me, the fact that our 10 year could in theory be behind the wheel in 4 years is even worse...though that ain't gonna happen.

Alberta...
Jun 18th 2012, 9:28 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,900
Posted By snowcandy

Re: Haircut - Calgary

The hairdresser I go to is okish, but I never have that lovely "just been to the hairdresser" feeling anymore:(

The one thing that pees me off is that they just never cut my fringe properly(I...
Jun 18th 2012, 9:20 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 5,575
Posted By snowcandy

Re: The most stressful move EVER - well so far...

Not been on in a week and just read your sad news Piff Poff. Condolences and echo the thoughts of others on the memorial garden- a lovely idea.

This is one inevitable part of moving away to here...
Forum: Canada
Jun 15th 2012, 6:55 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,851
Posted By snowcandy

Re: Ideas for places to live near to Canada Olympic Park, Calgary?

Paskapoo is right next door- providing you are happy to live in a neighborhood with such a delightful name ;)
Forum: Canada
Jun 6th 2012, 8:52 pm
Replies: 99
Views: 36,613
Posted By snowcandy

Re: OK to bring Staffordshire Bull Terriers to Canada?

Don't get me started...I was riding my bike last week and came across a woman with a pit bull type dog off leash in a clearly stated "on leash "area. I politely requested that she put it on it's...
Jun 3rd 2012, 5:58 am
Replies: 37
Views: 3,523
Posted By snowcandy

Re: Any celebrations planned for the Queen's diamond jubilee?

Cracked open a bottle of Pimms tonight :thumbup:

May have a few cucumber sandwiches and some cheese and pineapples at some point over the weekend. Feeling a bit left out of all the celebrations I...
Forum: Canniversary
Jun 3rd 2012, 5:41 am
Replies: 30
Views: 5,536
Posted By snowcandy

Re: 1st Canniversary, 1 week yesterday

Glad you are have enjoyed your first year in Canada and long may it continue.

We visited Lethbridge last summer, the outdoor pool looked gorgeous, didn't have time to take a dip, but the kids...
Forum: Canniversary
Jun 3rd 2012, 5:34 am
Replies: 26
Views: 4,576
Posted By snowcandy

Re: 5 years today

Great post Ann and congratulations on your 5 years! :thumbsup:

Here's to another awesome hot and sunny Alberta summer and may all your knickers to M and S ones, eh! :thumbup:
Forum: Canniversary
Jun 3rd 2012, 5:24 am
Replies: 28
Views: 3,641
Posted By snowcandy

Re: 7 Years

Congrats Piff Poff and family on your 7 years. Hopefully things will settle down and you will enjoy the summer months in your new place.

Sorry to hear about your OH and Mum's health problems. It's...
Jun 3rd 2012, 4:59 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,325
Posted By snowcandy

Re: Activation Of PR

Our meds were in Nov 2011, our COPR issued mid May 2012 we had to land by Sept 30 2012. And no passport were due to expire. Just a random date :huh: Most people already here will want to land asap,...
Forum: Canada
May 30th 2012, 8:48 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 8,092
Posted By snowcandy

Re: Goodbye.....

Not sure about your story, but I seem to remember your name from a long while back and think you have been waiting a very long time for a step forwards:(

All the very best of luck for the future:)
May 30th 2012, 3:24 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 5,757
Posted By snowcandy

Re: Simple skin care products

That was me! Yes, they have been available here for a couple of months now. But go to Walmart they are about $2 cheaper than Shoppers. there were leaflets with coupons on in store when they first...
May 30th 2012, 3:17 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 6,748
Posted By snowcandy

Re: British Recipes..tried and true?

Noooo way too fiddly. I have tried everything vinegar, stirring etc they already turn out like.....I won't even go there at this time of the morning ;)
May 30th 2012, 3:12 pm
Replies: 1,052
Views: 222,428
Posted By snowcandy

Re: Case Processing Pilot Ottawa Timelines- please add your experiences

Agree with Mad Jockette, feeling the pain of everyone still waiting when I heard this news about Buffalo. :(

I think the handful of us who got our COPR a couple of weeks ago were just incredibly...
May 29th 2012, 8:12 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,673
Posted By snowcandy

Re: How long to COPR?

Where did you send it? Our COPRs took just over 2 weeks to come back from Buffalo, earlier this month (Fed Ex there and back again) :)
Forum: Canada
May 29th 2012, 3:19 pm
Replies: 115
Views: 13,539
Posted By snowcandy

Re: Cost of living in Canada?

We have been here for 18 months now, and to be honest when I think about it, we have stopped comparing prices. I couldn't tell you how much a loaf of bread, milk, cheese, box of Weetabix or whatever...
May 28th 2012, 8:38 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 6,748
Posted By snowcandy

Re: British Recipes..tried and true?

For perfectly poached eggs-

1. Pop to your nearest Costco and pick up a stainless 6 egg poacing pan for 10 bucks.

2. Lightly grease the cups with oil (essential)

3. Fill pan with water and...
Forum: Canada
May 28th 2012, 4:49 am
Replies: 67
Views: 6,145
Posted By snowcandy

Re: 2 questions from a just landed newbie

A trip to Walmart always leaves me feeling like that too! It looks quite ok from the outside but it is such a depressingly dated and grubby store with a lot of weirdo customers. The only things that...
May 28th 2012, 4:38 am
Replies: 1,052
Views: 222,428
Posted By snowcandy

Re: Case Processing Pilot Ottawa Timelines- please add your experiences

We were going to go there originally but as Coutts is open 24 hours and we also needed an amendment made to the COPR, as they had the wrong country for one of the kids, we were advised to go to...
May 28th 2012, 4:34 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,282
Posted By snowcandy

Re: PR activation

Many Congrats Mad Jockette, glad it all went well for you and you got back safely. :thumbsup::thumbsup:

Sounds like you had the same miserable old American Border Guard we had 2 days earlier...
May 26th 2012, 1:32 am
May 25th 2012, 3:59 pm
Replies: 1,052
Views: 222,428
Posted By snowcandy

Re: Case Processing Pilot Ottawa Timelines- please add your experiences

Thank you Mad Jockette.

Just passports, COPRS and proof of current residence for for primary applicant.

Oh and smiles for those arsey US Border Guards ;)

Are you stopping over in Montana for...
May 25th 2012, 4:12 am
May 25th 2012, 4:06 am
Replies: 1,052
Views: 222,428
Posted By snowcandy

Re: Case Processing Pilot Ottawa Timelines- please add your experiences

Thanks very much ness101.

Relief, I think is the feeling right now....:D
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