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. Certifying documents legally — October 14, 2014
  2. Scandinavian design — August 13, 2014
  3. Improve your skills in Danish — March 17, 2014
  4. A great moment for Canada! — March 13, 2014
  5. New network in central Jutland — February 28, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Canadian taxes and Danish income?? — 12 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

Be sure to keep your permits up to date

A reminder for those of you living in Denmark on visas or limited-time permission to be in the country: Be sure you know when your permit to stay in Denmark expires, and get it sorted out beforehand. The Allcanuck club has witnessed two recent cases in which Canadians married to Danes discovered to their horror …

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Information about Danish old-age pensions

I’d been under the impression that my monthly 8% pension deduction was money thrown away, but not so! I’ve found some information about Danish pensions and how they’re paid to expats who subsequently move abroad. See: Booklet on Danish pensions abroad The site contains an 18-page booklet on the Danish pension system, how to collect …

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Canadian taxes and Danish income??

Hi, I’m looking for some advice regarding filing my Canadian income tax return. I moved here in March 2010 and have been working for a Danish company with no ties to Canada since then.  I still have residential ties left in Canada (apartment that I rent out so there is some Canadian income that I …

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International schools in Denmark

The Danish government has been working on increasing the number of schools that offer education in English, for the benefit of expat children. Here is a partial list of schools that offer lessons in English: Zealand: Bjørns Internationale Skole, Copenhagen Østerbro International School, Copenhagen Institut Sankt Joseph, Copenhagen Copenhagen International School, Hellerup Rygaards Skole, Hellerup …

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Viking hilarity

Want to learn about the Vikings? As seen from a Muppets perspective? This YouTube video shows the Muppets singing “In The Navy” while marauding as Viking warriors. A catchy tune, and sure to bring a smile.

Video feature on Canada/US relations

Here’s a nice report to watch if you’re homesick for Canada. American news anchor Tom Brokaw is featured in this lavish 6-minute feature, which was prepared last February prior to the Vancouver Olympics. It’s for an American audience, but explains quite well why the folks in our two countries get along so well. See: www.wimp.com/explainscanada/

Surveys of expatriates living in Denmark

The results of two surveys of expats living in Denmark have been released recently. See the relevant web sites for details: 1. The 2010 expat survey by Oxford Research and The Copenhagen Post is the third such study. Allcanuck member Derek Light helped design the study and analyze the results, and I think he did …

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Piano lessons in Copenhagen

Some information for those of you hoping to expand your musical skills – or if you have eligible children: Harman Music Methods Piano courses for kids and adults; classical, popular and jazz. For absolute beginners, intermediates or advanced. Courses include rhythm, reading notes and music theory. All courses feature individual tuition. Location: Central Copenhagen Prices …

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Finding and meeting Danes

A new initiative sponsored by the Danish Ministry of Integration is aimed at linking up expats with compatible Danish people. The program is run by 6 associations, including Expat in Denmark, New to Denmark, Work in Denmark, Nydansker, WelcomeTo, and Copenhagen Kommune. To get started, navigate to www.letsmeetin.dk. Create a profile and start searching for …

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Concerned about Danish-Canadian relationships?

I mean the political kind, not the personal kind. There’s a WikiPedia page about the two countries: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian-Danish_relations

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