Category Archive: Miscellaneous

Danish Bank Account?

Hi Everyone! I’m curious if anyone knows of a Danish bank that has a partnership with any Canadian banks so I don’t have to open a new account there? If not, that’s fine, it just seems like a bit less of a hassle. Thanks Sabs

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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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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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/

Direct flights from Copenhagen to Toronto

Air Canada started flying direct from Copenhagen Kastrup airport to Toronto Pearson airport in June, 2010. I’ve used the service and thought it was great to fly non-stop.

Moving from Denmark? Beware of this fraudster

A message of warning to expats who are moving away from Denmark. Several expats who have moved from Denmark have had the misfortune to be defrauded by a crook who masquerades as an international mover. Kristian Vendelbo has been “at work” in the Copenhagen area for more than 20 years and so far has escaped …

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Where to buy cheap bicycles

You can buy a cheap bike at the police auctions held approximately every second Saturday at: Københavns Politi Slotsherrensvej 113 2720 Vanløse Phone: 3874 8822

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