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Old 09-19-2014, 12:19 AM   #1
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Hopefully gonna be a skoolie owner :)

Hey everybody my names Dude , I'm 26 and living in ontario, im looking forward to purchasing a bus and starting my own journey in my skoolie .

Iv got a few ideas im playing with, and wanted to introduce my self first. Everyone on this forum so far seems great and very informative and I plan on asking tons of questions as I go along.

My idea behind my skoolie is I wanna live and travel full time in it, I'll buy a motorcycle to hang out back and use for commuting and what not, my main concern is I don't know what the job market is in the usa, including mininum wage work. I'm able to get a dual citizenship and would love to spend the winter months down in the south and the summer up North in Canada. Does anyone know if this is even feasible for one legally?.

I'll leave this here as my introduction to your wonderful world and would love to hear back from you guys.
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Old 09-20-2014, 06:06 AM   #2
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Re: Hopefully gonna be a skoolie owner :)


the job market?if you want to work you can, plenty of jobs...fix up your bus and hit the pipelines (your young and single it sounds like)...rake in a ton of cash quick.......and head south and be a beach bum

then head north for more work ...and repeat
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Old 09-20-2014, 11:24 AM   #3
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Entirely feasible if you have the willingness to work--and you can make big bucks if you have the right skills. Welding (pipelines and power plant), road construction, or any number of other seasonal labor jobs. The trick is finding what you like, are good at, and the work is available when/where you want to go.
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Old 03-17-2015, 05:48 PM   #4
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Thanks guys, completely forgot to come back and check this thread. I'm willing to work as iv worked for years, I just wasn't sure of the job situations threw out us, in Canada we always hear it's shitty and everyone is unemployed, iv got experience In a bunch of trades so hopefully short term work can make it happen. Expenses on the road shouldn't be super high as the bus will be in tip top mechanical shape when I leave Canada lol. But hey rig work would be a lot of fun, if I can bring the bus even better our oil field workers make some sweet dough, maybe mot so much now sense the oil prices crashed out.

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Old 03-17-2015, 08:43 PM   #6
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Thanks iv seen your various comments on things threw out this site. I still gota work out getting my bus but once I do, it's going to be my main focus. Going to live in Canada and try it out safely before I venture to the wild states .

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You might try asking the work question on an RV forum. One where there are lots of Canadians who travel back and forth. From what I understand, as a Canadian, you must have enough $$ to live on for 6 months and then you go home. The ones that do work tend to be volunteering. I suggest you also contact the nearest US Consulate for more info about work visas. They could give you more accurate info.
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