Category Archive: Miscellaneous

100 wounded Gazan kids to Canadian hospitals

I just signed the petition “Stephen Harper: Bring 100 Palestinian Children to Canada for Desperately Needed Medical Attention” on Change.org. It’s important. Will you sign it too? Here’s the link: http://www.change.org/p/stephen-harper-bring-100-palestinian-children-to-canada-for-desperately-needed-medical-attention?recruiter=1471437&utm_campaign=signature_receipt&utm_medium=email&utm_source=share_petition  Thanks  Heather Spears FRB

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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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

Bon voyage to Stacy

The Allcanuck club wishes pleasant travels and good living to Stacy Townsend, who has moved to the south of France. Stacy was the club’s Excellent Living and Happiness Coach, as well as part-time social arranger, for a couple of years. We’ll miss you and your enthusiasm, Stacy!

Seasonal greetings to all our members

I’d like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. If you’re travelling, have a safe and pleasant time. The club will continue with lots of fun events, networking and conversations in 2013. A big thank you to members (and our executive team) who have supported our events and discussions. I’m celebrating …

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Staff changes at the Canadian Embassy

Peter Lundy, Canadian Ambassador to Denmark, is nearing the end of his 4-year term, and will be moving back to Ottawa in August. Deputy Ambassador Alan Daniels is transferring to Bangladesh and will leave Copenhagen within the next 2 weeks.  The Allcanuck club wishes to thank both gentlemen for their unequivocal support over the last few …

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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 a 12-page booklet on the Danish pension system, how to collect …

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