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Oct 11th 2021, 5:12 pm
Replies: 2,635
Views: 229,338
Posted By Allie73

Re: Groceries

My experience with Walmart customer service was good too. Something was missing from my order and I had a refund right away.
Aug 18th 2021, 2:38 am
Replies: 2,635
Views: 229,338
Posted By Allie73

Re: Groceries

I buy these at Dollar Tree. My kids love them, especially the ones with caramel.
Forum: Canada
Jul 29th 2021, 1:47 am
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By Allie73

Re: Canadian pre paid SIM card ? Comparison site?

I've used Koodo prepay for years. You can buy a SIM card on Amazon, or in one of their mall kiosks. $15/month for unlimited texts and then you buy boosters for data and minutes.If you're making or...
Forum: Canada
Feb 26th 2020, 1:26 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,524
Posted By Allie73

Re: SIM only Phone Contract

You can keep your number. I switched from Virgin to Koodo and kept my number. I recently helped a relative switch from Fido to Koodo and she was able to keep her number.
Forum: Canada
Feb 24th 2020, 7:50 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,524
Posted By Allie73

Re: SIM only Phone Contract

Koodo Prepay. No contract $15/month, which includes 250MB of data and unlimted texting. You buy booster packs for extra data and minutes, which don't expire. They don't ask for any proof of anything....
Forum: Canada
Nov 17th 2019, 1:44 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By Allie73

Re: Bringing a mobile phone from the UK

Same here. We had unlocked iPhones we purchased at the Apple Store in the UK, and had been using them there with TMobile. When we moved to Canada, we got Koodo PrePay SIM cards. Now I have a phone...
Forum: Canada
Oct 11th 2019, 1:02 am
Replies: 5
Views: 942
Posted By Allie73

Re: Ontario Schools

We moved to Ontario when our twins were nearly 5 and our eldest was 6. In Ontario, there are 2 years of kindergarten, Junior and Senior. Kids start Junior kindergarten the September of the year they...
Forum: Canada
Jun 29th 2019, 1:12 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 4,949
Posted By Allie73

Re: Uk to canada important things to think of

For the kids, make sure you have their vaccination records from their GP. You will need these. Maybe not on the day you register them for school, but it will come up at some point during their first...
Forum: Canada
May 22nd 2019, 6:27 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,799
Posted By Allie73

Re: Mobile phone plan for student

I use Koodo prepay. No contract and I pay $15/month. That includes unlimited texting. Then I buy booster packs for data and minutes. 1G of data is $30. 500 talk minutes is $25. Minutes and data don't...
Forum: Canada
May 2nd 2019, 4:56 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By Allie73

Re: Moving a single piece of furniture UK to Canada

Try Air Cargo with Air Canada, or possibly other air lines. When I lived in the UK, my dad bought us a triple buggy and sent it via Air Canada. We had to pick it up at the airport.
Forum: Canada
Apr 27th 2019, 2:11 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,349
Posted By Allie73

Re: VoIP recommendations for Canadian number?

We've been happy with Vonage for about 12 years now. We used them in the UK and now in Canada and have had both Canadian and UK phone numbers since we opened our account. When we moved to Canada, we...
Forum: Canada
Apr 10th 2019, 8:36 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By Allie73

Re: High school equivalency test UK

Depending on where you live in Canada, the local school board may offer something that might help. Where I live (east of Toronto), the adults can take high school credit courses offered by the school...
Mar 26th 2019, 11:28 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By Allie73

Re: Visa Canada

A bit off topic, but be sure to bring the kids vaccination records. They'll be needed when you register for school. From experience, it's easier to get the records before you leave the UK than try to...
Mar 8th 2019, 7:13 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By Allie73

Re: Theft and stealing in Canada Post

When I was in the UK, I had an ebay shop and I had to stop shipping to Canada. Stuff because stuff was always going missing. The tracking would see the packages make it to Canda, scanned by Canada...
Jan 14th 2019, 2:36 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By Allie73

Re: Dual citizenship passport requirements

This page will give you the information you need about entering Canada as a dual citizen: ...
Forum: Canada
Dec 27th 2018, 3:33 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 5,712
Posted By Allie73

Re: Applying for UK passport renewal in Canada.

We renewed our son's passport in October. We mailed the application on a Wednesday and had the new passport the next Friday. We were shocked how quick it was.
Forum: Canada
Dec 17th 2018, 12:29 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,475
Posted By Allie73

Re: Beginning to consider...

You children are very similar in ages to mine when we moved to Canada. 6, 5 and 5 (twins here too). There were a few problems with school. The 6 year old was in Year 2 in the UK, but was put into...
Dec 16th 2018, 11:57 am
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By Allie73

Re: Canadian wife/English husbans

We were in the same situation. I'm Canadian, my husband is British and we were living in the UK with our 3 British-born/dual citizen children. We consulted an immigration consultant (before Iound...
Forum: Canada
Oct 23rd 2018, 11:17 am
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By Allie73

Re: School registration

When we registered our kids at school, we had to show their Canadian citizenship cards along with their British birth certificates to show they were legally able to live in Canada. The school...
Forum: Canada
Oct 21st 2018, 6:47 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,213
Posted By Allie73

Re: Internet Providers

We use Teksavvy as well. Ours is DSL, so Bell came and installed it. We wanted cable internet, but Rogers claimed their was no cable running to our house despite the fact there are television cables...
Forum: Canada
Oct 21st 2018, 12:12 am
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By Allie73

Re: Family separation

We did it for about 5 months. The kids were 6 and nearly 5 at the time. It wasn't easy, but my husband managed to visit about once a month, or at least every 6 weeks. It wasn't great, but we...
Forum: Canada
Oct 8th 2018, 11:37 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,259
Posted By Allie73

Re: Orthodontic costs in Ontario

Most orthodontists I called do a free consulatation so you can get an idea of what needs doing and how much it will cost. I took my kids for 3 consulations and only one of the orthodontists gave me a...
Forum: Canada
Oct 6th 2018, 2:16 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By Allie73

Re: Infant vaccination Alberta

Chickenpox isn't a mandatory vaccine in Ontario, but I'm not sure about Alberta. All of my kids had the chicken pox as toddlers before we moved to Canada. Since we've moved here, they all had blood...
Forum: Canada
Oct 5th 2018, 6:15 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By Allie73

Re: Infant vaccination Alberta

My kids were vaccinated in the UK and their vaccine schedule was not acceptable to the health department where we live in Ontario. They've had to repeat some of their vaccines. I made an appointment...
Sep 11th 2018, 7:21 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By Allie73

Re: Englishman with a Canadian wife

I applied for Canadian Citizenship for our 1st son when he was a newborn, knowing we'd probably be moving eventully. It took about 8 months to get this Citizenship card. After the card arrived, I...
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