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« Reply #500 on: Wednesday 15 February 2017, 01:21:34 AM »
:lol: Y'all motherfuckers acting like a crackhead wasn't just mayor up there. I mean, yeah, we've had that too. But s***, man.

f*** Canada.

He was an alcoholic too, motherfucker! :lol:

Don't forget the racism!

Now his brother wants to run for mayor in 2018.  It's going to be a nightmare.  :lol:

Can just see him handing out $20's in Rexdale getting kissed on the cheek and smirking like a prick in front of a Metro Housing complex.

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« Reply #501 on: Wednesday 15 February 2017, 01:25:02 AM »
I've just been sent an invite to apply for a work permit under the IEC.

Well in! When are you coming over? Wait until May, the weather has been depressing most of the winter.

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« Reply #502 on: Wednesday 15 February 2017, 01:27:29 AM »
Just started taking my first steps in applying for PR. My company have been an absolutely massive help, like. Not quite sure how long I'll be staying in Winnipeg but I really can see myself settling in Canada. Getting a real desire to move further East again.

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« Reply #503 on: Wednesday 15 February 2017, 01:38:40 AM »
Never been to the 'Peg, but everyone I've met from there are top grade people. My best mate was just there for a music festival and spoke on a few panels. He really enjoyed his visit and the music!

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« Reply #504 on: Wednesday 15 February 2017, 10:06:29 AM »
I've just been sent an invite to apply for a work permit under the IEC.

Well in! When are you coming over? Wait until May, the weather has been depressing most of the winter.
It's going to be a little while yet, I still need to get some more money. I finish uni in may, so I was thinking of just doing loads of overtime during the summer and save up as much as I can. Once I'm granted a work permit I have a year before I have to activate it, so I might take the whole year just to save as much as I can.

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« Reply #505 on: Thursday 16 February 2017, 12:51:08 AM »
Our dollar is s***, so you'll see a nice return when you exchange your sterling over.

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« Reply #506 on: Thursday 16 February 2017, 10:04:26 AM »
Our dollar is s***, so you'll see a nice return when you exchange your sterling over.

Brexit. :yao:

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« Reply #507 on: Thursday 16 February 2017, 04:37:10 PM »
Our dollar is s***, so you'll see a nice return when you exchange your sterling over.
Not at the minute, it's about $1.50 for every £1, which is the lowest it has been for years.

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« Reply #508 on: Thursday 16 February 2017, 07:41:18 PM »
Our dollar is s***, so you'll see a nice return when you exchange your sterling over.
Not at the minute, it's about $1.50 for every £1, which is the lowest it has been for years.

WAT? That's still decent, man! :lol:

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« Reply #509 on: Thursday 16 February 2017, 08:05:28 PM »
Our dollar is s***, so you'll see a nice return when you exchange your sterling over.
Not at the minute, it's about $1.50 for every £1, which is the lowest it has been for years.

WAT? That's still decent, man! :lol:

Used to be almost $2 to £1, but it's been a while aye.

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« Reply #510 on: Friday 17 February 2017, 12:03:24 PM »
It is still the lowest it has been for years. When you are dealing with the amount of money I need to take over it takes a big hit on your funds, we arn't talking about losing $50-$100 holiday spending money.

As soon as I finish my uni in May I'm just going to be doing as much work as possible in order to save as much as I can. My flat, phone contract, etc all end in September and I have a couple of hospital appointments in early November, so it's not financially worthwhile going before then. So I'll be looking to go over at the end of the year, early next year. Closer to the time I'll be asking people on here on the off chance that they know of any jobs and cheap flats/flatshares going.

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« Reply #511 on: Friday 17 February 2017, 08:09:30 PM »
It is still the lowest it has been for years. When you are dealing with the amount of money I need to take over it takes a big hit on your funds, we arn't talking about losing $50-$100 holiday spending money.

As soon as I finish my uni in May I'm just going to be doing as much work as possible in order to save as much as I can. My flat, phone contract, etc all end in September and I have a couple of hospital appointments in early November, so it's not financially worthwhile going before then. So I'll be looking to go over at the end of the year, early next year. Closer to the time I'll be asking people on here on the off chance that they know of any jobs and cheap flats/flatshares going.

Where are you going on Holiday? :lol: You're still gaining money for nowt!

Planning on living in Toronto? It's expensive as f*** here, so I see why you want those extra dollars. Job growth is good here, lot's of work to be had in tech, start ups/product development, etc. I see tons of jobs for coders of all varieties. UI/UX designers are in demand as well.


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« Reply #512 on: Friday 17 February 2017, 11:29:12 PM »
It is still the lowest it has been for years. When you are dealing with the amount of money I need to take over it takes a big hit on your funds, we arn't talking about losing $50-$100 holiday spending money.

As soon as I finish my uni in May I'm just going to be doing as much work as possible in order to save as much as I can. My flat, phone contract, etc all end in September and I have a couple of hospital appointments in early November, so it's not financially worthwhile going before then. So I'll be looking to go over at the end of the year, early next year. Closer to the time I'll be asking people on here on the off chance that they know of any jobs and cheap flats/flatshares going.

Where are you going on Holiday? :lol: You're still gaining money for nowt!

Planning on living in Toronto? It's expensive as f*** here, so I see why you want those extra dollars. Job growth is good here, lot's of work to be had in tech, start ups/product development, etc. I see tons of jobs for coders of all varieties. UI/UX designers are in demand as well.
Nah, I don't want to live in Toronto, probably in the GTA area though. Ideally I'd like to be near my family in Hamilton, though Bunac have jobs North in Blue mountains.

It's all up in the air though, basically see what's about, where I can go etc.

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« Reply #513 on: Saturday 18 February 2017, 01:04:11 AM »
I've got vacation property in Collingwood. Wish I could live up there full time and definetly work up there if you can get something.

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« Reply #514 on: Saturday 18 February 2017, 01:47:47 AM »
I've got vacation property in Collingwood. Wish I could live up there full time and definetly work up there if you can get something.
It's option I am thinking of. The only problem is most jobs up there are seasonal, I'd be looking for something more long term, ideally I need to be eligible for OHIP.

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« Reply #515 on: Sunday 19 February 2017, 01:11:20 AM »
I'm sure you could find trade work up there year round. There's a few breweries as well.