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Forum: Canada
Jan 18th 2015, 4:13 am
Replies: 272
Views: 31,009
Posted By CanadianDreams

Re: Calling all nurses!!!!!!

Hi Jenny

I got the invite for the SEC in January 2014 and originally they didn't have any places until the april but I was lucky and got in on a cancellation as I live in Langley so easy for me to...
Forum: Canada
Nov 10th 2014, 4:16 am
Replies: 272
Views: 31,009
Posted By CanadianDreams

Re: Calling all nurses!!!!!!

I submitted my application through CRNBC in august 2013, did my SEC in February 2014 and started a year re-entry course in September.....I know I was lucky for it to happen quickly but just shows it...
Forum: Canada
Jun 10th 2014, 4:24 am
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By CanadianDreams

Re: Any new mums in North Van/Van?

Hi my hubby and I live in Langley which is about 45 mins from North Van but love meeting fellow brits! Our daughter is now 12 months!
Forum: Canada
Mar 18th 2014, 5:24 am
Replies: 44
Views: 2,487
Posted By CanadianDreams

Re: Birth

I moved to BC 16 weeks pregnant, we had our private insurance to cover us whilst waiting for MSP to kick in but did not cover anything pregnancy related such as blood tests, ultrasounds and attending...
Forum: Canada
Mar 11th 2014, 7:15 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By CanadianDreams

Re: Nursing Registration CRNBC-How Long?

Good Luck.....I would pester the CRNBC, just to make sure they have everything they need, they were waiting on a reference for me but didn't bother to inform me so I could chase it up! They are super...
Forum: Canada
Mar 11th 2014, 6:10 am
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By CanadianDreams

Re: Nursing Registration CRNBC-How Long?

I am not registered but my timeline so far:

Applied to CRNBC AUGUST 2013, Email received from CRNBC DECEMBER 2013 required to sit SEC, Email received from Kwantlen college informing me they are...
Forum: Canada
Jan 27th 2014, 1:34 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,389
Posted By CanadianDreams

Re: English electrician - help!

I am offering my 'advice' on experience.....not knowing any electricians that have passed the exam first time without taking the ITP course and if you want to be pernickety you write the...
Forum: Canada
Jan 24th 2014, 4:09 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,389
Posted By CanadianDreams

Re: English electrician - help!

You need Canadian ID to write the Red Seal or TWP of some sort.......it is very likely you will fail the exam without having any sort of experience here.....they run a course at BCIT in Lower...
Forum: Canada
Nov 30th 2013, 6:25 am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,081
Posted By CanadianDreams

Re: What are we doing wrong

There is lots of sparky work but they want you here, my hubby had no luck with emails when were in UK but he got offered 2 jobs within 4 weeks of arriving!
Forum: Canada
Nov 29th 2013, 6:25 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,366
Posted By CanadianDreams

Re: Maternity hospital in Vancouver

I moved out to Langley 16 weeks pregnant, I had my MSP forms completed and posted them the day we arrived. Before we arrived I did get in contact with several midwifery clinics to get on their...
Forum: Canada
Nov 22nd 2013, 6:17 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 6,113
Posted By CanadianDreams

Re: Bridge to canadian nursing or sec? plse help

I have to call Kwantlen in 5 days :) to book my sec, they have said I need to do the sec in general nursing, maternal/newborn and child health/paediatric nursing, i'm hoping this will be just 2 days....
Forum: Canniversary
Jul 16th 2013, 7:07 am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,415
Posted By CanadianDreams

Re: Three Months and still unsure

I'm also in Langley and always looking to meet up......Me and hubby have been here 7 months now and have a new baby girl who will be 12 weeks on Friday!! :)
Jul 11th 2013, 5:30 am
Replies: 0
Views: 362
Posted By CanadianDreams

Cute Canadian

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=201252500033313&set=a.201251256700104.1073741873.110187459139818&type=1&theater


This is a link for a contest to win a photo session for my beautiful...
Forum: Canada
Mar 7th 2013, 6:17 am
Replies: 4
Views: 782
Posted By CanadianDreams

Re: surrey/langley

Fort Langley is very lovely indeed but you will pay a premnium for living there!
We live in Langley in Willoughby easy walking distance to restaurants and malls.......it is full of lots of strip...
Mar 2nd 2013, 6:22 pm
Replies: 3,400
Views: 301,315
Posted By CanadianDreams

Re: AOR from London August/September 2010 - Progress updates

Just a little bit of hope but we had the updated document requests when we had medical request.....so maybe they are on there way???

There are most definitely jobs here for sparkys.....but when...
Forum: Canniversary
Mar 2nd 2013, 2:17 am
Replies: 14
Views: 3,028
Posted By CanadianDreams

Re: 4 Months in BC!

I have Pm'd you :starsmile:
Forum: Canniversary
Mar 2nd 2013, 1:34 am
Replies: 14
Views: 3,028
Posted By CanadianDreams

Re: 4 Months in BC!

Hahahaha this is funny because the british friend i have made is also a nurse and her hubby a sparky!!!

Maybe we should all meet up :D

Still early days but it's good.......langley has been a...
Forum: Canniversary
Mar 1st 2013, 3:29 am
Replies: 14
Views: 3,028
Posted By CanadianDreams

Re: 4 Months in BC!

The money is nothing to be sniffed it's a good starting wage......:D although will be even better in April haha!!

Thanks for the positive thoughts :starsmile:

Good Luck with your PR!!!
Forum: Canniversary
Feb 26th 2013, 7:22 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 3,028
Posted By CanadianDreams

4 Months in BC!

My husband and I arrived on October 25th as PR from the beautiful Roman city of Bath.
We had organised to stay in a guest house we used during our landing and stayed there for 5 weeks whilst...
Forum: Canada
Feb 19th 2013, 3:46 am
Replies: 27
Views: 4,745
Posted By CanadianDreams

Re: Nursing in Canada

Well i'm in BC and a Adult Nurse and you have to have worked as a registered nurse in the last 5 years to be able to apply. For me i think i will probably have to take extra courses and do more...
Forum: Canada
Feb 18th 2013, 3:32 am
Replies: 27
Views: 4,745
Posted By CanadianDreams

Re: Nursing in Canada

I think it's very frustrating yes but harsh no.......what people forget is education is different here and you won't have to retrain completely just top up in the areas they require.

I came from...
Forum: Canada
Feb 13th 2013, 1:54 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,304
Posted By CanadianDreams

Re: Getting Married in Canada

Marriage commisioner we booked a year in advance as they were all so busy!! We got married in August!
Forum: Canada
Feb 13th 2013, 1:53 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,304
Posted By CanadianDreams

Re: Getting Married in Canada

We got married in BC, both Brits and got our licence two days before wedding, just walked on in and swore an oath and that was that!!!
Forum: Canada
Feb 7th 2013, 6:32 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,535
Posted By CanadianDreams

Re: Shipping times

We had part shipping and it took 8 weeks but we also had the fortune of a strike and our stuff had to be diverted and the container x-rayed at our cost!!

Just bad luck!! :)
Forum: Canada
Feb 2nd 2013, 12:22 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 32,895
Posted By CanadianDreams

Re: how long does post take to get to uk

Post is shockingly slow and shit And unpredictable.........I paid $35 for a parcel to go airmail, quoted 1-2 weeks it took 4 weeks!!! And at Christmas sending cards home some arrived within a few...
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