Friday, December 9, 2016
|You think the years are passing faster and faster? You are not alone. We do think that as well. Years used to last the double. Not anymore. They seem to have been devaluated. And I know who did it. WE did it. I did it and YOU did it – by getting older. So the time for us needing a new calendar to keep up with all the days flying by is getting shorter…and shorter.|
Luckily, today I have something you might want for either having it yourself or giving it away to your camper neighbour. Our friend Simone Ritter from St.Andrews, NB has created the neatest Vintage Camper Calendar, all of the campers shown as beautiful water colours art. What a great Christmas gift idea for RVers!
You can order it directly at:
www.SimoneRitterart.com or by writing to:
48 King Street. Saint Andrews,NB E5B 1Y3, CANADA
While Simone was visiting Campobello Island this spring she even painted our house!
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Are you an unmarried American and want to get away from TRUMP? Get yourself a Canadian partner!
What has been a problem for many years is about to be solved by our government. Whenever a foreigner fell in love with a Canadian he/she had to wait for years for a permit to receive a residency permit. A “little” cash injection will cut down on wait times. Canadian Press has the news:
Feds to slash wait times for spouse sponsorship for permanent residency
OTTAWA – The length of time it takes for a Canadian to sponsor a spouse or partner for permanent residency is being cut dramatically.
Federal Immigration Minister John McCallum says changes being put in place by his department will see wait times drop to just 12 months.
Currently, it can take about 26 months for a spouse already in Canada to receive permanent residency and an average of 18 months for those still abroad.
McCallum says a $25 million cash injection, a revamp of the application process and making more room in the immigration program for spousal sponsorship are among the changes having a major impact on reducing wait times.
The changes mean anyone with an application currently in the system will see a decision on their case by next December at the latest, while about 80 per cent of new applications will be processed within the 12-month timeline.
In 2017, about 64,000 spouses and dependents are expected to be admitted to Canada.
© 2016 The Canadian Press