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Canadian new to Switzerland!

Hi everyone,

My name is Jeff, 26 years old from Toronto. I have moved to Thun recently for work but have not found much of a local expat community and wondering if anyone wants to grab a coffee in Bern or Thun sometime?

Look forward to meeting you all!

Ps. I don't know Justin Bieber or Drake.

Thanks,

Jeff
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Old 20.05.2016, 15:29
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Ps. I don't know Justin Bieber or Drake.




My husband is from the GTA (Whitby), but we´re a little far from you, hanging out in the northwest corner of the country. Good luck with finding someone to hang with! (that always sounds sarcastic to my inner ear, but it isn´t meant that way - honest!)
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Re: Canadian new to Switzerland!

Hahah, no worries, I'm just happy someone responded!

If you guys are ever in the area, you know where to post
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Re: Canadian new to Switzerland!

Same goes if you ever find yourself in Basel
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Old 20.05.2016, 17:06
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Re: Canadian new to Switzerland!

Fellow Torontonian here. I spend most Weekends in the Thun area.

If you're ever craving a Canadian beer you can check out the Clock Tower across from the Lauitor Cinema.

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Canadian??

As in American but likeable
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As in American but likeable
You mean the beer?
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My husband is from the GTA (Whitby), but we´re a little far from you, hanging out in the northwest corner of the country.
Gosh how small-minded! In some parts of Canada that's the distance to your neighbor if you run out of baking soda.
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Re: Canadian new to Switzerland!

Clocktower has some Canadian beers and good burgers, that's a start, maybe they can inform you if there any other Cannucks in the area.
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Gosh how small-minded! In some parts of Canada that's the distance to your neighbor if you run out of baking soda.
"Small-minded" is generally reserved (in my experience) to insult someone. Hopefully you have another meaning

By "far", I was merely implying that it would be difficult to get together often and drink beers. That's all
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"Small-minded" is generally reserved (in my experience) to insult someone. Hopefully you have another meaning
Do I really have to add some or so each and every time?

Enjoy your weekend
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Re: Canadian new to Switzerland!

Haha - sorry, I should have looked at who was posting.



Enjoying the weekend already, even as I type
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Re: Canadian new to Switzerland!

Hi Jeff,

Yeah, we'd meet up and hang out with you some time. What do you enjoy doing ? Sent you a PM
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Gosh how small-minded! In some parts of Canada that's the distance to your neighbor if you run out of baking soda.
Well, I do drive from Whitby to St. Catharines or NOTL when I´m in that area. But then, not for baking soda
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Re: Canadian new to Switzerland!

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Hi everyone,

My name is Jeff, 26 years old from Toronto. I have moved to Thun recently for work but have not found much of a local expat community and wondering if anyone wants to grab a coffee in Bern or Thun sometime?

Look forward to meeting you all!

Ps. I don't know Justin Bieber or Drake.

Thanks,

Jeff
Hey! I'm an (almost) newbie Canadian to Bern, so we will be pretty close. 25 year old girl from Toronto as well (well... Oakville... don't judge me haha). I will be arriving in mid-August or so. Happy to grab a beer! There is an Irish pub in Bern but happy to check out other joints. I hear Bern also has a pretty cool beer bar with lots of smaller beers on tap (I want to check that one out). Shoot me a PM
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Re: Canadian new to Switzerland!

The Bern dinner club met last night in Bern, there were 2 Canadians there. Why didn't you come along? Our next dinner in Bern is Indian on Tuesday 12th July.

We are also trying to organise a p**s up in the Felsenau brewery on Friday 22nd July, so you can all come along to that as well.

Keep an eye on the Events calendar!
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The Bern dinner club met last night in Bern, there were 2 Canadians there. Why didn't you come along? Our next dinner in Bern is Indian on Tuesday 12th July.

We are also trying to organise a p**s up in the Felsenau brewery on Friday 22nd July, so you can all come along to that as well.

Keep an eye on the Events calendar!
Back in the north now. Will be back mid-August to start - I was just working out my contract and things here for a couple weeks. Meet you all soon!
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Re: Canadian new to Switzerland!

Hi

I am going back to switzerland at 11th july. I am swiss and I lived 10 years in bern. So if you like we can grap a coffee when I am back.

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Hey! I'm an (almost) newbie Canadian to Bern, so we will be pretty close. 25 year old girl from Toronto as well (well... Oakville... don't judge me haha). I will be arriving in mid-August or so. Happy to grab a beer! There is an Irish pub in Bern but happy to check out other joints. I hear Bern also has a pretty cool beer bar with lots of smaller beers on tap (I want to check that one out). Shoot me a PM

I live near said pub in Bern ! I'm 23, from Scotland and enjoy a good drink!! Let me know when you arrive if you fancy a drink!
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Re: Canadian new to Switzerland!

Hey welcome!

I'm going to have to agree with the 'nice' stereotype. All Canadian's I've met are so nice and polite.
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