Brian Keith

Author's details

Name: Brian Keith
Date registered: November 23, 2010
URL: http://allcanuck.dk

Biography

I was very pleased to serve as Chairman of the Allcanuck club from 2007 until May, 2015 when I moved back to Canada. It has been very rewarding to welcome Canadians to Denmark and share in your success. Let's keep the club active and keep up that enthusiastic spirit that Canadians are known for!

Latest posts

  1. Canada Day celebration — June 3, 2019
  2. Certifying documents legally — October 14, 2014
  3. Scandinavian design — August 13, 2014
  4. Improve your skills in Danish — March 17, 2014
  5. A great moment for Canada! — March 13, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Canadian taxes and Danish income?? — 15 comments
  2. Changing a Canadian drivers license to a Danish one — 9 comments
  3. Moving from Denmark? Beware of this fraudster — 5 comments
  4. Tips about renting accommodation in Denmark — 3 comments
  5. A Canadian-Danish child — 2 comments

Author's posts listings

Canada Day celebration

Join fellow Canadian expats (and Danish partners) for the club’s third annual Canada Day barbeque. It will take place in Fælledparken in Copenhagen on Sunday, June 30th, starting at 1:00 PM. For details on the event, check the club’s group page in FaceBook.

Certifying documents legally

The firm International Documents Canada ( www.idocscanada.ca ) which is based in Ottawa, provides legal authentication of Canadian documents. This allows people moving abroad to have their Canadian documents officially recognized in a foreign country. There’s more information on the company’s web site.

Scandinavian design

http://www.scandinaviastandard.com/ A new website called Scandinavia Standard has loads of information, in English, on everything from how to buy transport tickets to the best kebab shops. A useful resource for expats new and experienced alike.

Improve your skills in Danish

Peter Erkmann, a Master’s student in communication at the University of Copenhagen, has created a free-to-use web site to help people improve their language skills. The site, www.Meet2Talk.com , lets participants swap their language skills (in other words, if you as an English speaker were matched up with a Danish speaker, you should both increase …

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A great moment for Canada!

hockey

This photograph, taken by Rune Gravengaard, captures the enthusiasm and joy of a great hockey victory. Team Canada scored gold at the Sochi winter olympics, and 45 Canadian expats cheered for them at Magraths bar on Sunday, February 23. Bravo!

New network in central Jutland

A new English-speaking branch of the Junior Chamber of Commerce (JCI) has been established in central Jutland. The group offers professional development and networking for foreign and Danish employees in companies in central Jutland. “Many international newcomers who move to this region are young professionals who are starting their careers and they need to develop their …

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New edition of The Worktrotter’s Guide to Denmark

Long-term expat Dagmar Fink has revised her guidebook written for people moving to Denmark. The Worktrotter’s Guide to Denmark contains all kinds of useful advice and covers the following topics: 1. Culture shock                                  12. Cost of living 2. Introducing Denmark                     13. Taxes 3. Made in Denmark                           14. Education 4. Managing expectations                 15. Learning Danish 5. …

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Connect with Danes over dinner

The 2 PDF files linked below concern a scheme to encourage dining with compatible Danish couples. If you give it a try, please add a comment to this page to say how it went. dinner for couples – customer information dinner for couples – introductory letter

CBC News, now available with subscription

News from the Canadian Expat Association: The CBC News Network is now available to Canadian expats, regardless of where they are living abroad. Until now, if you are living abroad and tried to access CBC News, you were told that it was inaccessible from your region. CBC has announced that they have launched a subscription …

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A new logo for Allcanuck

The Allcanuck club (which is now in its fifth year) proudly unveils a new logo: The new logo typifies our Danish-Canadian connections: red and white (the colours of both countries’ flags) our members’ love of group activities, sports and fun what could better symbolize Canadians and Danes than a helmet / baseball cap decorated with …

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