A friend in Victoria is trying to extricate herself from an emotionally abusive relationship. She has been living with this man for ten years and they own a house jointly. [more inside]
Is it possible for me in Australia to order a bottle of vodka online to be delivered to someone in Vancouver? [more inside]
We're planning to drive from Kelowna to Vancouver in the middle of September, and we'd like to take a scenic route and perhaps stay overnight somewhere in the middle. Problem: we're getting conflicting advice about which "scenic" route to take! [more inside]
I'll be in Vancouver and the surrounding area next week. What's the best way for me to get data on my cellphone? Something like a prepaid mobile SIM card tied to a data plan. Just relying on wifi isn't an option as half of the time I won't be in the city. [more inside]
BC'ers - how do you calculate the rate of income tax you should be paying? After googling I'm coming across wildly different rates for brackets, as well as terms like 'average rate' and 'marginal rate' (what are these? The internet doesn't want to tell me!) I normally do my own taxes at home (UK) but am being driven round the bend trying to get the figures for this.
I'm (almost certainly) moving to Vancouver for grad school, starting this September. I've never moved before, other than college and that was only an hour away from my hometown. What do I need to know about renting an apartment, getting my iPhone to work and everything else? [more inside]
Flying out to Vancouver this weekend for work, and it'd be great to find somewhere to watch the final Six Nations rugby matches. Can anyone reccommend a good, friendly place that might be showing them? Staying in Downtown, so somewhere nearish there would be good!
Tomorrow night, I'll be driving from Seattle to Whistler, BC. What's the drive going to be like, and is there anything that I should know? [more inside]
My partner and I have saved a deposit of $50,000 to put down on a house. We're looking for a one bed flat around the Gastown area of Vancouver BC, which we may end up renting out while we move to the US for a couple of years for work, but I have no idea how to go about this. [more inside]
Traveling to Vancouver BC Jan 3rd to the 7th 2013 - What do I do? What do I eat? Where do I get books? Would love to get personal recommendations from those that have traveled to the city before or who live there now! [more inside]
Anyone recommend a family doctor in Vancouver/Burnaby? One that can deal with allergies would be nice. Or at least give me suggestions on how to get one, because I've never done this before. [more inside]
What are the main cities for creative, arts and media scenes in Canada? [more inside]
I live in Vancouver Canada. I'm starting to research buying my first place. Does anyone have any suggestions or recommendations in terms of a mortgage broker? [more inside]
What happens when you surrender on a drug trafficking warrant? (Canadian version) [more inside]
Vancouver honeymoon: what to do? [more inside]
We are going to honeymoon in British Columbia wine country; what should we do aside from the obvious? [more inside]
What stuff is there to do *next week* in Vancouver, BC? (7/25-8/1) Time sensitive and general touristy suggestions both need apply! [more inside]
How can we go curling one afternoon on our Canadian Ski Trip next winter? [more inside]
Tacoma/Seattle-Filter: Need advice for stopping in Seattle on my way back to Vancouver, BC. [more inside]
I'm trying to find a place to live in Vancouver for 5-6 weeks this summer. It needs to be someplace that I can take transit to Simon Fraser University each day, and preferably someplace a skinny male will not be scared to walk alone at night. [more inside]
Seattleite, headed to Vancouver, BC this weekend. Help me and wifey do something different. [more inside]
Is there a cell phone carrier in Canada who doesn't charge crazy $$ for calls to the US? [more inside]
A friend has just moved from mainland China to Vancouver, BC. Her English is pretty good, but not perfect (she speaks Mandarin). Her only work experience is in teaching. I'm at the other end of the country, in Ontario, and want to do what I can to help her integrate and find work, but am hindered by my location and complete lack of immigration experience/knowledge. What helpful advice, tips, and resources can you share with her?
Where should I live in Vancouver? [more inside]
Where can I buy a bottle of Daiginjo sake in Vancouver? [more inside]
Can someone recommend a reliable, reasonably priced vendor for snap frames in Vancouver or Canada? [more inside]
Where can I get Dr. Brown's Cel-Rey soda in Vancouver? I've looked everywhere!
What are some free or cheap things to do in Vancouver, BC? [more inside]
I need a place to stay in Vancouver on Sunday before a flight. What's a good and cheap hostel in Vancouver, Canada, close to easy transportation to the airport (i.e. the Quick Shuttle)?
We currently live in the UK and my wife has secured a job in Vancouver, so we're moving to Canada! Yay! However, I am self employed and run my own small business in the UK. All the Canadian Work permit stuff is geared to people who've got a job offer from a Canadian employer, not someone bringing a small business with them. Anyone done this (or something similar) before? Got any advice? [more inside]
Industrial Design, Fashion Design, Product Design. These are areas of interest for my 16 year old daughter. She will be visiting Vancouver, Canada for two weeks beginning tomorrow in part to explore institutes of higher learning she might like to attend following graduation from high school...what schools should she see while there? [more inside]
I've been presented with the possibility of moving to Vancouver. I'm aware of the general pros and cons of moving there (weed, rain, etc). I'm specifically curious about career options in the film industry as compared to here in Toronto. [more inside]
Traveling by train from Seattle to Vancouver, BC. [more inside]
How do I get a foreign bank account? [more inside]
CanadaFilter: Moving Ottawa to West coast. [more inside]
Asking on behalf of an American friend, who's been working in Canada (BC) for the last 3+ years: does anybody have advice on how best to get started on applying for citizenship? [more inside]
Weekend in Portland or Vancouver? [more inside]
What do we absolutely have to see/do in Vancouver, Canada while we are there? [more inside]
What are the things and places that make living in Vancouver and Toronto fantastic for day-to-day life? Or, to put it another way, what are the things and places that you would miss if you moved away? [more inside]
What are my prospects as an American (and American-trained) history teacher for moving up to Canada? [more inside]
So I've made it to 29 without learning how to drive. I'm in British Columbia, Canada, which has a multi-stage licensing process. I've got my learner's, but no car to learn/practice with before taking the road test for my "N". Help me choose a driving school! [more inside]
I want to see the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver in person. How early can/should I book a hotel room and plane tickets and event tickets? What do I need to think about in advance? How do I do this?
Possibly a longshot : can anyone recommend an accountant in Vancouver? [more inside]
Recommendations for places to buy good quality, reasonably-priced men's clothing in Vancouver? [more inside]
Help us plan the rest of our vacation! We are 2 college students from Seattle currently on vacation in Vancouver, BC. We've been following this thread pretty closely for trip ideas, but we're sort of stumped for what to do tomorrow and Tuesday (train leaves at about 6pm on Tuesday, so we have almost 2 more days here). Emphasis on the cheap, of course. [more inside]
Myself and my girl are taking a trip from Seattle to Vancouver later this month. Help me find a proper hash bar. [more inside]
Driving from Seattle to Canada on vacation - what should we see? [more inside]
How do I get a cellphone company to cancel my account and credit back their charges? [more inside]
Hotel recommendations for Vancouver B.C.? I'll be there a couple days for a wedding. My primary concerns are that it be central and unique/interesting. Any price range is fine.