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1. Posted by sportboy (Budding Member, 22 posts) 18 Dec '04 10:22

does any one know of any outdoor work which is easy to get in BC. I am travelling to BC in March. Plus is a visa realy necessary i am from the UK.

2. Posted by hippiechic (Budding Member, 43 posts) 21 Dec '04 10:24

look into treeplanting...hard work, big money if you go to the right company (of which i know none), but apparently the experience of a life time!

3. Posted by Wocca (Inactive, 3745 posts) 25 Dec '04 09:21

4. Posted by moutallica (Respected Member, 122 posts) 25 Dec '04 15:48

Try a resort town like whistler (or banff in alberta, but right on the border). They are always full of foreigners just coming here temporarily. You would definitely need a visa.

Or try fruit picking in the okanagon during the summer. You might even be able to do that under the table with no visa.

5. Posted by bluewaav (Inactive, 627 posts) 1 Jan '05 07:30

For fruit picking go to Vernon or Kelowna in British Columbia- you will be guaranteed to get a job. Otherwise try a resort in the Canadian Rockies and chop wood or something or work at a front desk or in a restaurant. I guarantee no one will hire you without a visa and a SIN # anywhere but a cheap friut picking stint along with some drifters and drunkards. You can also get a cherry picking job like that out in Ontario, I've heard. If you know about maple syrup, you might be able to tap/monitor maple trees for maple syrup for someone out there (Ontario) if you are there in the right season.