Canada or the U.S what country is bet...

Since: Mar 07

United States

#168 Jul 7, 2007
Can O Worms wrote:
<quoted text>
If Canada is so great, why has Quebec been continuously trying to gain independence from Canada and become their own country. I just left there and man, they hate the Canadian government. Beautiful women though.
Truth is they are trying to protect their french language, and under the Bill of Rights in Canada it's difficult for them to impose french only in Quebec without an anglo saying their rights have been violated. So they want to be a country so they can make all their own laws and make all the kids learn french only.

That's about the bare nuts of it.

“Heather”

Since: May 07

Southern Huntingdon, Pa

#169 Jul 9, 2007
cosb1003 wrote:
<quoted text>I would love to move to Canada.I am so sick of putting up with the US Government.How difficult was the move to Canada?Is the cost of living very high?What is the employment situation like?
I was/am looking into moving to Canada it depends if you want to move there for good or just for so long but there's a good bit of paper work i researched it on the internet...you have to have inventory of everything that you take over and you have to pay taxes on some of the stuff...

Since: Mar 07

United States

#170 Jul 9, 2007
Bush and Cheney are going down the Nixon slide.

Bush has decided not to comply with the House and Senate Judiciary Committees’ subpoenas for documents dealing with the firing of the U.S. attorneys.

And he’s likely to do the same over subpoenas on Cheney’s and Gonzales’s role in the NSA spying scandal.

Bush invoked “executive privilege.”

That’s got a vague ring to it, doesn’t it?

Patrick Leahy, head of the Senate Judiciary, called it “Nixonian stonewalling,” and said,“Increasingly, the President and the Vice President feel they are above the law.”

John Conyers, head of the House Judiciary Committee, added:“This is reckless. It’s a form of governmental lawlessness that is really astounding.”

Conyers should know.

He sat on the Judiciary Committee when it voted to impeach Richard Nixon in 1974.

And let’s remember, one of the three articles that Nixon was impeached on concerned just this kind of stonewalling.

Article Three says: Richard M. Nixon “failed without lawful cause or excuse to produce papers and things as directed by duly authorized subpoenas issued by the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives ... and willfully disobeyed such subpoenas.... In refusing to produce these papers and things, Richard M. Nixon … acted in a manner contrary to his trust as President and subversive of constitutional government.”

You can cut and paste Bush and Cheney’s names and put them right in there.

It is incumbent upon John Conyers now to begin impeachment hearings on Bush and Cheney.

Not only for disobeying these subpoenas.

But also for the following:

Lying the country into war.

Waging an aggressive war that violated the U.N. Charter.(Article VI of the Constitution says treaties are the “supreme law of the land.”)

Violating the Geneva Conventions, the Treaty Against Torture, the Eighth Amendment, and the War Crimes statute by countenancing torture and other cruel and degrading treatment of detainees.

Violating the Geneva Conventions by disappearing detainees.

Violating the U.S. Constitution by holding U.S. citizens as enemy combatants in solitary confinement and depriving them of access to the courts for years.

Violating the U.S. Constitution by depriving detainees in Guantanamo of their due process rights.

Violating the First and Fourth Amendment and the FISA Act by ordering the NSA to spy on U.S. citizens in the United States without a warrant.

Corrupting the legal and political process by ordering U.S. Attorneys to bring specious charges against officials or candidates so as to distort the outcome of elections.

Conyers surely knows that impeachment is the only constitutional remedy for wanton lawlessness on the part of the President and the Vice President.

He shouldn’t let Nancy Pelosi gag him any longer.

Impeachment must be put back on the table.
Gerry

Provincetown, MA

#171 Jul 10, 2007
Complex wrote:
<quoted text>
I was/am looking into moving to Canada it depends if you want to move there for good or just for so long but there's a good bit of paper work i researched it on the internet...you have to have inventory of everything that you take over and you have to pay taxes on some of the stuff...
You don't pay taxes on personal effects - either moving from Canada to USA, or USA to Canada.

The "paper work" consists of 5 minutes at the Canadian customs office at the border, provided you apply there for a TN work visa (NAFTA) under one of the listed categories. You require a university degree (or equivalent mix of experience/education) and a work sponsor, but a job is a good thing to have in advance regardless.

Both countries operate under the same rules.
Jeff Pedler Jr

Richmond, VA

#173 Jul 12, 2007
Canada is the Greatest Country on earth. End of story
Ihava Hujecok

Hamilton, Canada

#174 Jul 12, 2007
I love canada i moved to canada from India 12 years ago. it was easy to move here since i do not have a criminal record unlike most americans. i do not own a gun so it was easy to move to canada. i was not sick it was easy moving to canada. it is hard going to america because of the borders i always get stoped. i live in vancouver when i move to canada.

i love canada
EASY MONEY

Bangkok, Thailand

#175 Jul 12, 2007
Ajaxspank wrote:
Bush and Cheney are going down the Nixon slide.
Bush has decided not to comply with the House and Senate Judiciary Committees’ subpoenas for documents dealing with the firing of the U.S. attorneys.
And he’s likely to do the same over subpoenas on Cheney’s and Gonzales’s role in the NSA spying scandal.
Bush invoked “executive privilege.”
That’s got a vague ring to it, doesn’t it?
Patrick Leahy, head of the Senate Judiciary, called it “Nixonian stonewalling,” and said,“Increasingly, the President and the Vice President feel they are above the law.”
John Conyers, head of the House Judiciary Committee, added:“This is reckless. It’s a form of governmental lawlessness that is really astounding.”
Conyers should know.
He sat on the Judiciary Committee when it voted to impeach Richard Nixon in 1974.
And let’s remember, one of the three articles that Nixon was impeached on concerned just this kind of stonewalling.
Article Three says: Richard M. Nixon “failed without lawful cause or excuse to produce papers and things as directed by duly authorized subpoenas issued by the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives ... and willfully disobeyed such subpoenas.... In refusing to produce these papers and things, Richard M. Nixon … acted in a manner contrary to his trust as President and subversive of constitutional government.”
You can cut and paste Bush and Cheney’s names and put them right in there.
It is incumbent upon John Conyers now to begin impeachment hearings on Bush and Cheney.
Not only for disobeying these subpoenas.
But also for the following:
Lying the country into war.
Waging an aggressive war that violated the U.N. Charter.(Article VI of the Constitution says treaties are the “supreme law of the land.”)
Violating the Geneva Conventions, the Treaty Against Torture, the Eighth Amendment, and the War Crimes statute by countenancing torture and other cruel and degrading treatment of detainees.
Violating the Geneva Conventions by disappearing detainees.
Violating the U.S. Constitution by holding U.S. citizens as enemy combatants in solitary confinement and depriving them of access to the courts for years.
Violating the U.S. Constitution by depriving detainees in Guantanamo of their due process rights.
Violating the First and Fourth Amendment and the FISA Act by ordering the NSA to spy on U.S. citizens in the United States without a warrant.
Corrupting the legal and political process by ordering U.S. Attorneys to bring specious charges against officials or candidates so as to distort the outcome of elections.
Conyers surely knows that impeachment is the only constitutional remedy for wanton lawlessness on the part of the President and the Vice President.
He shouldn’t let Nancy Pelosi gag him any longer.
Impeachment must be put back on the table.
This thread is or was until you started your political clap trap about America and Canada. So shove that crap in any orifice you so desire, What a donkey!!! Like your opinion or wants mean a damn thing.

Since: Mar 07

Location hidden

#176 Oct 7, 2007
Mad ImpostR wrote:
Canada hands down!!
I agree.
Candy Cane

Telford, UK

#177 Oct 7, 2007
If I had a choice between the immigrating to the US or Canada, then Canada will win hands down. there is no way I would live in that gun crazy, race obsessed country called the USA. I think the USA sucks anyway.

Since: Apr 07

United States

#178 Oct 12, 2007
Candy Cane wrote:
If I had a choice between the immigrating to the US or Canada, then Canada will win hands down. there is no way I would live in that gun crazy, race obsessed country called the USA. I think the USA sucks anyway.
I would probably make the same choice but I was born here, They tell me the beer with our neighbors is good stuff, that is reason enough, I'm packing.
SeattleMan

Seattle, WA

#179 Nov 3, 2007
Writing in Paradise wrote:
<quoted text>
My numbers are out of the CIA factbook. Where are yours? Oh, that's right, you don't have any.
Typical.
This is what I hate about Americans. CIA factbook? CIA is from which country? Jesus. Americans will eat anything you tell them. We have a leader who cheated to win an election, and we voted him in to power a second time!
In love with a Canadian

United States

#180 Feb 12, 2008
Can't we all just get along? Ok, I found this page on accident really. I'm an american Woman who's fallen in love with a Canadian man. Born and raised in South Carolina (although I'm residing in Texas now)...him in Calgary, Alberta. We can't agree on where to live. I hate the cold, he hates it hot.....he likes being Canadian, I like being American...blah blah blah. Opposites attract and we're so crazy about each other. I was wondering if any of ya'll could give me some insight....not on the relationship...just on which place is better to live....to raise kids and be happy. Personally I think Texas is the best but can someone from Canada atleast try and change my mind? Each country has its ups and downs and that's ok to me. Oh, and why the hell do Canadians call ALL Americans Yankees? I'm from South Carolina....a confederate state....how the hell am I considered a yankee? A yankee is person living in the North East with a lack of southern hospitality. I'm the opposite. So, please all you Canadians just stop calling EVERY American a Yankee. So, back to my reason for posting this....where should we live???
in love with an american

Canada

#181 Dec 6, 2008
wow hello! i am in the exact same situation! lol. my boyfriend is in louisiana and i am in ontario. he wants me to go there, i want to stay here. it really is difficult.

i would like to stay in canada for many reasons...the people are kind and friendly; health care is free (although not always the best but at least if something goes wrong you don't spend your life paying for it); women get a well paid maternity leave; non-violent and safe; easier to find jobs

what i am most scared about in going to the USA is finding a job with the current economic crisis; having to pay for health care; not being taken care of properly by my employer when i need a mat leave; violence.

how about you tell me what it is that you love about where you live? maybe we can help eachother out? lol
In love with a Canadian wrote:
Can't we all just get along? Ok, I found this page on accident really. I'm an american Woman who's fallen in love with a Canadian man. Born and raised in South Carolina (although I'm residing in Texas now)...him in Calgary, Alberta. We can't agree on where to live. I hate the cold, he hates it hot.....he likes being Canadian, I like being American...blah blah blah. Opposites attract and we're so crazy about each other. I was wondering if any of ya'll could give me some insight....not on the relationship...just on which place is better to live....to raise kids and be happy. Personally I think Texas is the best but can someone from Canada atleast try and change my mind? Each country has its ups and downs and that's ok to me. Oh, and why the hell do Canadians call ALL Americans Yankees? I'm from South Carolina....a confederate state....how the hell am I considered a yankee? A yankee is person living in the North East with a lack of southern hospitality. I'm the opposite. So, please all you Canadians just stop calling EVERY American a Yankee. So, back to my reason for posting this....where should we live???

“Vigilante Justice ”

Since: Mar 07

Location hidden

#182 Dec 6, 2008
spuds wrote:
<quoted text>I would probably make the same choice but I was born here, They tell me the beer with our neighbors is good stuff, that is reason enough, I'm packing.
The odds that you will be shot dead over a parking space are also a lot lower here.(as long as you stay out of Toronto and Edmonton).
2dwell

United States

#183 Feb 12, 2009
Interesting thread. I am in the same boat...I've been living in the U.S. for almost 10 years and I am also considering moving back to Canada. I moved down here for school and for a consulting job. I married an american and we moved around and lived in 5 different states in 10 years...now we have a child and its time to buckle down and decide where we want to raise our family.

To date (until recently) I found the opportunities for work more fruitful in the U.S. As in, if you have a degree, and are well versed in your field you will make more money in the U.S. However, that may no longer be the case...but most firms cover all your medical needs via insurance. I'v been fortunate to be healthy and haven't has an issue w/ the health care system here...

Also, the weather and access to a variety of climates is better in the U.S.

Travel is cheaper.

But schools, local taxes, daycares are all very regionalized and its hit or miss on public education. If I stay here, I think I'll opt for private school for my children.

-all americans are yankees as all canadians are canucks...
Cliff

Stony Mountain, Canada

#184 Feb 18, 2009
Im in the same boat as some of you. I fell in love with a Canadian girl and we got married at the U of M in winnipeg MB. Now that we are married, being that i cant work in canada as of now, and she dont have the best of job, i am going back to the US and she is applying for a k-3 visa to come to the states and live, then get her green card. Then, i am going to get sponsored for canadian perm residence and then we will both have dual citizenship. Why not do that, that way you can get the best of both countries =D
Cliff

Stony Mountain, Canada

#185 Feb 18, 2009
Oh, and i forgot to say, im pro canada, but the only place i would live in the US is Florida... Florida is nice. If i couldnt have florida, i would move to canada to live and work forever =D
ATL-YVR

Vancouver, Canada

#187 Mar 24, 2009
I am in a similar situation. I am from Georgia, and miss the sunny skies. I married a Canadian and moved to Vancouver. Now we are trying to decide whether to stay here or go back. We have family in both places. Vancouver is a beautiful place to be-- when the sun comes out. But unfortunately, more often than not, it is cloudy rainy and cold. I am used to 65 degrees in feb/march. The economy is better here, I think. But I still was let go amid a huge layoff earlier this year. At the same time, cost of living is much higher here than in the south, so potentially could have a real house in the US instead of a small condo here.

I do like free health care, but (as mentioned) it is not always the best, and usually there are super long waits. I am hoping things will get better in the US in the next couple of years, but no one knows really.
Rhett

Colorado Springs, CO

#188 Mar 24, 2009
Canada is TOO cold.
I need my parka and fur lined jock strap.
ghettolicious

Buffalo, NY

#189 Mar 31, 2009
I can't believe there is an entire country above buffalo, that is cold. both are great for different reasons. and p.s. most americans don't own guns or have criminal records. are you kidding? that's a really stupid generalization

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