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Forum: Canada
Jan 12th 2013, 3:57 am
Replies: 10
Views: 999
Posted By Tango Mike

Re: Sherbrooke... Montreal, Knowlton?

Thanks for all your responses! Yes, Outaouais is great in many ways but not on the medical front. I will never have a bad word to say about the NHS again!

Agree that the French schooling system...
Forum: Canada
Jan 11th 2013, 8:24 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 999
Posted By Tango Mike

Re: Sherbrooke... Montreal, Knowlton?

Thanks. I will try and double-check the English school stuff too as I think you're right about the TWP. When we moved here last year, we were told we could try and make a case with the school board...
Forum: Canada
Jan 11th 2013, 8:10 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 999
Posted By Tango Mike

Re: Sherbrooke... Montreal, Knowlton?

Thanks for this. I believe 2 days in one place and 3 in the other - not sure which way round though - yes it is Dorval. Knowlton sounds a bit like where we live now and I am sure they would love...
Forum: Canada
Jan 11th 2013, 7:59 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 999
Posted By Tango Mike

Re: Sherbrooke... Montreal, Knowlton?

That's what I thought (as we are PR and our kids attend French) but my friend said she had found out that the kids could attend English for primary but that they would have to go to French secondary....
Forum: Canniversary
Jan 11th 2013, 7:56 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,160
Posted By Tango Mike

17 months in Quebec and still breathing;-)

We moved to Quebec province (north of Ottawa) in August 2011 as Qc skilled workers. We left everything behind and came here jobless, homeless, school- less...and with family calling us craayzy!
...
Forum: Canada
Jan 11th 2013, 7:10 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 999
Posted By Tango Mike

Sherbrooke... Montreal, Knowlton?

Hi there all,

It's been a while, will post an update in the Canniversary section for sure BUT i am actually posting this on behalf of a friend who is yet to join BEF;-)

Her husband moved from...
Forum: Canada
Aug 20th 2011, 2:32 am
Replies: 2
Views: 786
Posted By Tango Mike

Home contents insurance recommendations - Ottawa/Gatineau?

Hi there
More boring questions from me....
Can anyone recommend home contents insurers? We've had a local suggestion of Meloche Monnex & The Co-operators...we are renting so buildings is covered....
Forum: Canada
Aug 16th 2011, 11:30 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,795
Posted By Tango Mike

Re: Purchasing UK to Canada plug adaptors in Ottawa/Gatineau??

Thanks for all the helpful replies. Mainly Desktop, printer, laptops, phone chargers but apparently our shipping container arrives today (!) so our UK extension leads should suffice until visitors...
Forum: Canada
Aug 16th 2011, 11:23 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,795
Posted By Tango Mike

Re: Purchasing UK to Canada plug adaptors in Ottawa/Gatineau??

That's mighty presumptuous of you dear Souvy. Wealth is very relative, especially when moving countries. I don't know how familiar you are with London's Elephant & Castle (pre-redevelopment) but the...
Forum: Canada
Aug 15th 2011, 11:02 am
Replies: 64
Views: 5,786
Posted By Tango Mike

Re: winter clothing?

We just arrived last week & all the Canadians we have met so far have advised us to get our Winter gear now AND to take advantage of the discount ski passes available if bought in the summer. I think...
Forum: Canada
Aug 15th 2011, 10:57 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,795
Posted By Tango Mike

Purchasing UK to Canada plug adaptors in Ottawa/Gatineau??

Hia
My husband found a UK to Canada plug adaptor easily in Montreal but they seem impossible to find in Ottawa/Gatineau?? We have only come across the other way round (converting Canadian plugs to...
Forum: Canada
Aug 5th 2011, 7:58 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,428
Posted By Tango Mike

Re: Renting- what will landlords accept as references?

Well our experience was interesting....when I informed our rental agent that although we have funds from a UK flat sale, we don't have jobs and are just 'turning up' to start from scratch, our rental...
Forum: Canada
Aug 5th 2011, 5:49 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By Tango Mike

Re: Level of insurance cover for first 3 months?

Well thank you kindly JonBoyE.... my husband had looked at their site and found it confusing... but on a second look based on your recommendation and a very long, involved phone call to them today we...
Forum: Canada
Aug 5th 2011, 2:55 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By Tango Mike

Re: Where do we exchange our European driving licences for Quebec ones?

Thanks for that. Would the interview have to be in Montreal? We are going to be based just outside of Ottawa....it seems we have to go to Montreal to get health cover sorted too.
Forum: Canada
Aug 4th 2011, 10:19 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By Tango Mike

Re: Where do we exchange our European driving licences for Quebec ones?

10 whole seconds??? It took me only about 3 to find that site ;-) But it just gives a number to call in order to discuss a myriad of bits of paperwork & make an appointment unless I have missed...
Forum: Canada
Aug 4th 2011, 5:33 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By Tango Mike

Where do we exchange our European driving licences for Quebec ones?

Hi there
It may seem like a silly question but where do we need to go to exchange our driving licences from UK / French ones to Quebec ones? Is it also in Montreal like the health cover? It...
Forum: Canada
Aug 4th 2011, 2:25 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By Tango Mike

Level of insurance cover for first 3 months?

Hello

We emigrate on Monday 8th August! Just in the process of finalising our insurance to cover us for the first 3 months.

We are a family with 2 children aged 5 and 2. We are just...
Forum: Canada
Jul 7th 2011, 11:48 am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,126
Posted By Tango Mike

Re: Air Transat workers approve strike mandate

We are also booked to fly on August 8th with Air Transat...one way ticket as it's supposed to be for good:blink:

Thomas Cook says that in the event of a strike, they will do all the legwork to get...
Forum: Canada
Jun 26th 2011, 11:00 am
Replies: 9
Views: 3,824
Posted By Tango Mike

John Lewis to start international deliveries - including Canada

Europe from July, Canada will start from August. £15 flat fee for deliveries to Canada. Some things not available but they say they will have a dedicated export team available at their Oxford Street...
Forum: Canada
May 10th 2011, 12:44 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,729
Posted By Tango Mike

Re: Chelsea vs Aylmer Quebec?

Thanks Souvy & Lilipuddlian - your comments are borne out by our research and visits. It is not really a case of trying to compare them, I realise this is not possible - more a case of us trying to...
Forum: Canada
May 9th 2011, 12:56 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,729
Posted By Tango Mike

Chelsea vs Aylmer Quebec?

Hi there

Having visited both places last week and now back in the UK, I am envisioning The Lake District with black bears vs the outskirts of Watford with Desperate Housewives (both of which have...
Forum: Canada
May 1st 2011, 2:13 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By Tango Mike

Re: Urgently require good realtor for Gatineau/Outaouais

Yes, if you could ask them - that would be really helpful. Any leads are good.

The agent can't cover Outaouais because she is only licensed to cover Ontario. She is trying to find someone her...
Forum: Canada
Apr 30th 2011, 1:32 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By Tango Mike

Urgently require good realtor for Gatineau/Outaouais

The `brilliant`realor that we have been recommended in Ottawa has just informed us that she cannot cover the Quebec side of things... We are arriving in Ottawa today (by train from Montreal) and...
Forum: Canada
Mar 9th 2011, 11:04 am
Replies: 23
Views: 11,350
Posted By Tango Mike

Re: Success Rate of Quebec Immigration

Hi there Amit

I cannot comment on how much French you will or won't need in Quebec as won't be moving there ourselves until this summer. However, regarding the French requirement to get through...
Forum: Canada
Mar 7th 2011, 10:04 am
Replies: 360
Views: 77,219
Posted By Tango Mike

Re: Best Shipping company?

Congrats Ducktastic - really pleased it all went so well for you.

Now £3500 for a 20ft UK to Vancouver, I am imagining is just the basic price without the storage, insurance etc???
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