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Why aren't Polish people immigrating to Canada instead of the UK?


Franek 8 | 271  
9 Jul 2008 /  #1
Why not CANADA?
Canada is a land of opportunity. Canadians are wonderful people
I am an American who goes to Canada every opportunity that I get..When God made Canada, he mane another heaven. It is his greatest masterpiece..

Every one is treated as an equal . There is no sleeping in the streets. No verbal abuse..
Quebec is French.. But it has a lot of Poles too. Great place.
Ontario is loaded with Poles. Great place.
Then there the Virgin forest, countless lakes, and Majestic mountains.
The wild animals that still roam free.
AHH, yes.. Then ther is the Vancouver Island, Need I say more?
szarlotka 8 | 2,209  
9 Jul 2008 /  #2
There is no sleeping in the streets.

Yes there is. I saw some in BC - Vancouver, Kamloops.

But this minor point notwithstanding I agree that Canada is a pretty damn fine place to be. My eldest son is making his life there now. Lucky so and so.

The wild animals that still roam free.

Yep. too free for my liking last time I was there. Grizzlies have very bad breath you know
Wroclaw Boy  
9 Jul 2008 /  #3
Im emmigrating to Canada when im finished here, 2nd largets country in the world with only 40 m population sounds good to me. Have done some reserach and thats where i want to grow old and raise my family.
szarlotka 8 | 2,209  
9 Jul 2008 /  #4
Oh and I like having Polish people over here in the UK generally. The ones I know work hard, fit in well and know how to enjoy themselves responsibly. Sure there must be bad apples but no more than among the Brits.
NewbornTic 1 | 14  
9 Jul 2008 /  #5
Canada is a land of opportunity. Canadians are wonderful people

It is an option to be honest!! Actually, few days ago some english employment agency sent me across this absolutely fantastic job opportunity in Ontario for 65 grand a yr. Probably they'd like to get rid of me for some reason :):):)

I know what reason: I don't suit a typical "bloody polak" character in UK, I don't take any benefits, i didn't take any loan for a property in Poland, I'm paying all taxes and rest of that sh1ts....

About the poles in UK ...tide is turning mate! Right now they're coming back to Poland!
LondonChick 31 | 1,134  
9 Jul 2008 /  #6
Franek - you really post a real doom and gloom picture of Poles in the UK.

Oh and I like having Polish people over here in the UK generally. The ones I know work hard, fit in well and know how to enjoy themselves responsibly. Sure there must be bad apples but no more than among the Brits.

100% agree with that.

I guess it is easier to pop home to visit friends and family - 2 hour flight with Wizz or Central Wings... Canada is a bit further (although I do have a real soft spot for Montreal).
tornado2007 11 | 2,274  
9 Jul 2008 /  #7
ok lets big up Canada, ow yeah what a great place, wow, its really happening in Canada right now!!!!.

Ow and what else can i do, yeah i know, have a dig at the British for not wanting the Polish, WAKE UP YOU CANADIAN DULL HEAD, i think you will find that its a minority that don't want the Polish in the UK!!!! So take you slander and sales pitch somewhere else. We'll stick to our roast dinners and you can stick to your big flappy mouths :)
LondonChick 31 | 1,134  
9 Jul 2008 /  #8
big flappy mouths :)

Where does this come from? This was the running gag in the South Park movie too, wasn't it?
LondonChick 31 | 1,134  
9 Jul 2008 /  #10
But where does it stem from? I've got a really cool mate from Canada, and I wouldn't describe him like that...
Wroclaw Boy  
9 Jul 2008 /  #11
i think you will find that its a minority that don't want the Polish in the UK!!!!

Thats not true mate when i was back in the UK recently almost all of my old mates were having good old grumble about the immigration issues and unfortunately Poles are at the centre of that.

In response to the original thread how are Poles going to get visas for Canada, ive looked into that a bit and unless your highly qualified you aint got much chance of a visa unless you got $400,000 Canadian dollars. Thats the pickle here!
tornado2007 11 | 2,274  
9 Jul 2008 /  #12
But where does it stem from? I've got a really cool mate from Canada, and I wouldn't describe him like that...

lol, of course there are kool people from Canada, that wasn't what i was saying. I just hate it when people brush the whole of the UK with a brush and then try and sell their own country. If a country is good enough and attractive to immigrants, YOU DO NOT NEED TO SELL IT, get my drift :).
LondonChick 31 | 1,134  
9 Jul 2008 /  #13
I know, I know... but what I mean is where does the "flip top head" thing come from :D
szarlotka 8 | 2,209  
9 Jul 2008 /  #14
But where does it stem from?

It based on an observation that Canadians aren't that bright and tend to be very large and stand around with their mouths agape with their lower lip just above their navel. Just harmless Yankee fun making.

By virtue of Whistler alone Canada is a cool place !!!
Wroclaw Boy  
9 Jul 2008 /  #15
Whistler

Yeh baby looking forward to having a piece of the Whistler
szarlotka 8 | 2,209  
9 Jul 2008 /  #16
ive looked into that a bit and unless your highly qualified you aint got much chance of a visa unless you got $400,000 Canadian dollars

Too black and white. My son is on a the BC provincial nominee programme and he had all of a year's experience. In two months he will likely get permanent residence status. It's who you know.
miranda  
9 Jul 2008 /  #17
It based on an observation that Canadians aren't that bright and tend to be very large and stand around with their mouths agape with their lower lip just above their navel. Just harmless Yankee fun making.

maybe they are just thinking instead of saying anything and everything what comes to their mind;)
tornado2007 11 | 2,274  
9 Jul 2008 /  #18
It based on an observation that Canadians aren't that bright and tend to be very large and stand around with their mouths agape with their lower lip just above their navel. Just harmless Yankee fun making.

that explains it pretty well :)
Wroclaw Boy  
9 Jul 2008 /  #19
My son is on a the BC provincial nominee programme and he had all of a year's experience. In two months he will likely get permanent residence status.

Your son is a UK resident is he not? Ofcourse there are ways in.

I dont however think Mr Sobieski..unskilled looking for a bit of cash in hand toilet cleaning would be so succesful.
szarlotka 8 | 2,209  
9 Jul 2008 /  #20
Your son is a UK resident is he not?

It doesn't matter on PNP whether he was from Timbuktoo or Brixton. And my point was that the experience levels are not always that important. Unskilled would be difficult though. And haven't we done the toliet cleaning joke to death yet?
Wroclaw Boy  
9 Jul 2008 /  #21
It doesn't matter on PNP whether he was from Timbuktoo or Brixton.

Does if you want a visa for the US?
Decorator 4 | 291  
9 Jul 2008 /  #22
They can't be that strict, they let me in!
szarlotka 8 | 2,209  
9 Jul 2008 /  #23
Does if you want a visa for the US?

Er yes. But what does that have to with the Canadian Provincial Nominee Programme?
Wroclaw Boy  
9 Jul 2008 /  #24
I dont know about the Canadian Provincial Nominee Programme, but I would think practicality has to prevail here. In my personal experience its not that easy to obtain a visa for Canada, pure and simple.
IronsE11 2 | 442  
9 Jul 2008 /  #25
Quebec is French.. But it has a lot of Poles too. Great place.
Ontario is loaded with Poles. Great place.

Wouldn't your statement suggest that Poles are emmigrating to Canada?
Wroclaw Boy  
9 Jul 2008 /  #26
Yeh theres loads of them, ever watch ice road truckers? every other name ends in ski.
IronsE11 2 | 442  
9 Jul 2008 /  #27
Can't say I do. I was just pointing out that contradictory nature of the statement.

I would have thought the UK would be more appealing to most Poles as it is slightly closer to Poland. With Ryanair, Easyjet etc. it is quite east to travel back to Poland on a regular basis at minimal cost.

And long may it continue...*
Polanglik 11 | 303  
9 Jul 2008 /  #28
Canada is a land of opportunity. Canadians are wonderful people
I am an American who goes to Canada every opportunity that I get..When God made Canada, he mane another heaven. It is his greatest masterpiece..

I have to agree with you Franek .... I was in Canada in the 90's and absolutely loved it out there. I stayed in Vancouver and then went across to Edmonton, stopping in Whistler, Vancouver Island, Calgary, Jasper and Banff along the way.

Canada is definitely one of the countries I'd consider settling down in; but at the moment we're going to do Poland, but you never know where you'll end up !!

There's a big push to attract people to Canada at the moment, especially the Alberta area !

Im emmigrating to Canada when im finished here, 2nd largets country in the world with only 40 m population sounds good to me. Have done some reserach and thats where i want to grow old and raise my family.

Which part of Canada would you move to .... Vancouver ... Toronto .... Montreal ?
Wroclaw Boy  
9 Jul 2008 /  #29
Which part of Canada would you move to .... Vancouver ... Toronto .... Montreal ?

South Ontario the other side of the river from Detroit.
szarlotka 8 | 2,209  
9 Jul 2008 /  #30
They can't be that strict, they let me in!

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