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Forum: Canada
Jan 7th 2021, 4:49 pm
Replies: 603
Views: 35,845
Posted By cheeky_monkey

Re: Quarantine for COVID 19 discussions.

yet there are no restrictions regarding domestic air travel...i travel every week by air to Vancouver and Prince George from Edmonton..when this all started West Jet and Air Canada were only selling...
Jun 3rd 2020, 9:38 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,186
Posted By cheeky_monkey

Re: PR card renewal but stuck in UK

What if you arrive at an airport that has electronic entry like Calgary where you just scan your card and there you don't even present anything to border control anymore..surely if you didnt leave...
Jun 1st 2020, 9:51 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,200
Posted By cheeky_monkey

Re: Help get us out of here!!! and into Canada (please)

cant help on the childcare stuff or qualifications and points etc..but for your husband..i have yet to find good painters and decorators (im a director for a large construction company) in Canada.....
Forum: Canada
May 27th 2020, 4:50 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 770
Posted By cheeky_monkey

Re: Getting uk credit score

when i first lived permanently in Canada back in 2010 i used my equifax UK credit report to get a car loan from Ford for the same rate as someone with a good Canada credit score..i then went back to...
Forum: Canada
May 27th 2020, 3:03 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 770
Posted By cheeky_monkey

Re: Getting uk credit score

sure but my UK credit card is not counted on my Canadian credit score even though it is linked to my Canadian address..and you are saying it wouldn't be linked to my UK credit score either?
Forum: Canada
May 26th 2020, 8:28 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 770
Posted By cheeky_monkey

Re: Getting uk credit score

what about if you have a UK credit card and a UK bank account that have your Canadian address as your home address?
May 25th 2020, 6:40 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By cheeky_monkey

Re: Canada might be getting 10 days paid sick leave

you are not suggesting there are people out there who take sick days to supplement their vacation time? :popcorn:
Forum: Canada
May 20th 2020, 9:26 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,071
Posted By cheeky_monkey

Re: Driving Licences In Alberta - UK Resdt

i never had issue driving in the UK apart from the amount of traffic in rush hour which used to get my goat..you can never guarantee arriving on time anywhere at anytime..here i could drive from...
Forum: Canada
May 14th 2020, 3:14 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,071
Posted By cheeky_monkey

Re: Driving Licences In Alberta - UK Resdt

Depends where you drove in the UK ..I found and do find driving in Canada a breeze compared to the UK..long straight wide roads..double sized parking bays..rush hour well just isn't.. more like s...
Forum: Canada
May 11th 2020, 10:06 pm
Replies: 125
Views: 17,654
Posted By cheeky_monkey

Re: Top Reasons to Move (and Not Move) to Canada

There is a lot of BS when i hear people say we are emigrating due to a better quality of life and or its better place to bring up children..as stated its all about the context of where you are moving...
Forum: Canada
May 7th 2020, 8:36 pm
Replies: 125
Views: 17,654
Posted By cheeky_monkey

Re: Top Reasons to Move (and Not Move) to Canada

For me the number 1 reason was that i could earn lot more money in Canada doing the same job ...second was the myth that quality of life is better for kids/family etc.
i went back to the UK in...
Apr 21st 2020, 9:07 pm
Replies: 103
Views: 11,305
Posted By cheeky_monkey

Re: BC Gas Price

prices are at 53.6 in Edmonton.
Forum: Canada
Apr 16th 2020, 7:48 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 875
Posted By cheeky_monkey

Re: New career change at 38 ? (Plumbing)

yep agreed NVQ and City and Guilds are meaningless here unless you come across a fellow Brit in the construction industry like me who will know what they are
Apr 16th 2020, 7:44 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,025
Posted By cheeky_monkey

Re: The Economy

so 10 years on you still have no skills, no references or Education?
Apr 9th 2020, 2:59 pm
Replies: 3,799
Views: 161,016
Posted By cheeky_monkey

Re: Coronavirus

why would you apply for something you don't need?
Mar 24th 2020, 3:08 pm
Replies: 3,799
Views: 161,016
Posted By cheeky_monkey

Re: Coronavirus

to be fair you can get decent trainers in there for cheap,,which you cant get here..the rest of the shop agreed is garbage
Forum: Canada
Mar 11th 2020, 6:19 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,213
Posted By cheeky_monkey

Re: Canadian tax returns

lesson learned..i am meeting a registered accountant Friday..who does all our corporate audits..his initial response esp on my base income tax demand from the CRA is that something is definitely not...
Forum: Canada
Mar 10th 2020, 6:23 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,403
Posted By cheeky_monkey

Re: How many divorces has Canada caused?

no family illness on my wife side and her needing to return to the UK to run the family business..it become protracted to the point where she felt being in Canada was not an option for her anymore...
Forum: Canada
Mar 10th 2020, 6:05 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,213
Posted By cheeky_monkey

Re: Canadian tax returns

anybody ever gone through the appeal process with the CRA? i was audited on my 2017 &18 tax returns and they have disallowed all my vehicle expenses even though i use my car for business and i...
Forum: Canada
Mar 9th 2020, 2:54 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,403
Posted By cheeky_monkey

Re: How many divorces has Canada caused?

me unfortunately...now divorced with half the family living in Canada with me, half living with my wife in the UK
Mar 9th 2020, 2:44 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By cheeky_monkey

Re: How long before your UK mobile gets cut off

on a side note i still have my old uk mobile from 2007..it was PAYG on O2 its still has 20 quid on it from then and it still works..who knew?
Forum: Canada
Mar 2nd 2020, 2:45 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,258
Posted By cheeky_monkey

Re: Costs of emigrating - 2020

mine was a lot less..but that was over 10 years ago.

i didn't ship anything so no money spent there
did not have to take the IELTS exam
medical was only 70GBP each for family of 5
PR fees were...
Forum: Canada
Feb 27th 2020, 10:07 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,353
Posted By cheeky_monkey

Re: Dual UK / Canadian citizen stranded in Jamaica

if you fly BA terminal 5 ..is the best terminal in the world no queues easy to get in and out if arriving and departing.
Forum: Canada
Feb 26th 2020, 6:40 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,476
Posted By cheeky_monkey

Re: Reasons to believe

same here..im just here for the cash
Forum: Canada
Feb 12th 2020, 2:37 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 10,639
Posted By cheeky_monkey

Re: I hate it even before we moved there.

im going to go against the grain here and say go with your gut,,if it doesn't feel right dont do it
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