Making more progress and
learning all the time. So this is what has happened through to 16th
I opened my Scotiabank
accounts on Monday which was quite an experience as the woman that I'd
made an appointment with was tied up and so I waited a fair time at the
reception desk by the door of the bank. Eventually the man at the
desk decided he would try to deal with things for me.
So I got my accounts but no
credit card. Seems that if your SIN card number starts with a 9 you
have no hope of getting a credit card even if you are willing to put down
a deposit. A 9 indicates you are only here temporarily so am not
sure that getting a SIN card was useful from this perspective.
I purchased a mobile phone
also this week so am a bit better off communications wise. The main three
mobile operators are