Daily Archives: July 5, 2014

Applying for Social Insurance Number in Canada

Before you can start working in Canada you have to get your Social Insurance Number or SIN. Social Insurance Number in Canada is similar to SNILS in Russia and Social Security Number in the United States. Luckily, this post is … Continue reading

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[Stuff]: Hey, Bro! Where is my credit card?

Before we arrived to Canada, we decided that one of the things we’re going to start with would be purchasing a printer, scanner and copier. You might find it a bit odd, but we were struggling without these devices in … Continue reading

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Move to Canada: IT-related nightmares

Do you recognize this man? This is your bank clerk when you ask him to enter something in their system and the system doesn’t accept it 🙂 The first challenge was to update my personal information with a Russian bank. … Continue reading

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Money transfer: From Russia to Canada

Any complex system starts behaving unexpectedly when you ask it to do what 99.9% of people never ask it to do. It is just the law of this world and it is true for social systems as well as for … Continue reading

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