CSANews Issue 34


Issue 34 Winter 1999
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Letter from the Editor Issue 34
Posted date : Mar 04, 2007.
A Century in Review Another View of the Sun Belt Branson Hosts Canada Feast Letter from the Editor Issue 34 - In the blink of an eye, the Christmas holiday season will be past and we will enter a new millennium. The crackpots will be predicting the end of the ....   Read more...

Millenium
Posted date : Mar 04, 2007.
Millenium - At midnight on December 31, 1999, we will become part of a worldwide fraternity. Though membership will number in the billions, we are the ones who wi....   Read more...

Florida, Texas and Arizona
Posted date : Mar 04, 2007.
Florida, Texas and Arizona - You've been enjoying the warm weather at your winter destination of choice, but do you really know all it has to offer? Are you an adventurer or a cre....   Read more...

Salute to Vienna
Posted date : Mar 04, 2007.
Salute to Vienna - Since 1939, Vienna's annual "Neujahrskonzert" has heralded the New Year with a celebration of Strauss waltzes, marches and polkas, performed by the Vi....   Read more...

President's Message Issue 34
Posted date : Mar 04, 2007.
President's Message Issue 34 - As we settle in for our winter in warmer climates, the CSA is gearing up for a very busy winter. For your executive and directors, our winters are far....   Read more...

More on Pre-Existing Conditions
Posted date : Mar 04, 2007.
More on Pre-Existing Conditions - We now realize that medical questions are asked on an insurance application to determine your eligibility for a policy and the price you must pay. The....   Read more...

Executive Director's Report Issue 34
Posted date : Mar 04, 2007.
Executive Director's Report Issue 34 - I have just returned from Florida after attending a two-day CSA Executive Meeting. Your CSA Executive did the final year-end review of last year's bud....   Read more...

Government Relations Report Issue 34
Posted date : Mar 04, 2007.
Government Relations Report Issue 34 - Retiree Visa Update On December 7, 1999 CSA President Bob Jackson and CSA general counsel Wallace J.D. Weylie will be in Washington D.C. to meet with ....   Read more...

Sorry, but you need a Green Card!
Posted date : Mar 04, 2007.
Sorry, but you need a Green Card! - My previous column about my working at Walt Disney World last summer generated quite a few phone calls about the legality of a Canadian snowbird worki....   Read more...

From the Desk of Don Slinger Issue 34
Posted date : Mar 04, 2007.
From the Desk of Don Slinger Issue 34 - Hi Folks! Lest we forget. A simple three-word phrase repeated by many but understood by few. What better time for a veteran of the Second World War to....   Read more...

Dollars and Sense Issu 34
Posted date : Mar 04, 2007.
Dollars and Sense Issu 34 - We started the 1999 CSA seminar season in May, knowing full well that after out-of-country health care issues, taxation, retirement income, and estate....   Read more...

CSA Currency Exchange
Posted date : Mar 04, 2007.
CSA Currency Exchange - The CSA Currency Exchange Program can make a one-time transfer in a lump sum. Many members know that they can make regular monthly transfers, but a si....   Read more...

Fire Safety
Posted date : Mar 04, 2007.
Fire Safety - Smoke is like an anesthetic. Rather than awakening you, it will put you into a deeper sleep. Most fire deaths occur at night and are due to smoke inha....   Read more...

The Perils of Polly
Posted date : Mar 04, 2007.
The Perils of Polly - We recently received a letter from a member who had encountered problems while trying to cross into the U.S. with his pet parrot. Crossing with a bird....   Read more...

Leap Years
Posted date : Mar 04, 2007.
Leap Years - If you thought that every four years automatically meant a leap year, you're only partially right. Usually, the rule of thumb is that if a year is div....   Read more...

Savings in Arizona
Posted date : Mar 04, 2007.
Savings in Arizona - Dear Bird Talk, We hope you pass these savings along to our fellow snowbirds.For those planning to winter in Arizona, may we suggest you visit our par....   Read more...

I Have a New Laptop!
Posted date : Mar 04, 2007.
I Have a New Laptop! - Dear Bird Talk,I am a Lifetime Member of CSA (and) I have a new IBM laptop (my first computer) which I will take to Florida. I am so happy to discover....   Read more...

CSA Website Accessibility
Posted date : Mar 04, 2007.
CSA Website Accessibility - Dear Bird Talk,As members of CSA, we object to the fact that we are apparently unable to access your (our) Web site at AOL since we don't subscribe to....   Read more...

CSANews Arrival Time
Posted date : Mar 04, 2007.
CSANews Arrival Time - Dear Bird Talk,The Fall 1999, Issue 33, was received yesterday, October 28, 1999. We winter in Arizona leaving at the beginning of November as most sn....   Read more...

68 Cents US
Posted date : Mar 04, 2007.
68 Cents US - Dear Bird Talk, Ref: Fall 99, Issue 33, page 22.Dave Hunter says the Canadian dollar is valued between 65 and 68 cents U.S. - that surely is the value....   Read more...

Checking the Cheque
Posted date : Mar 04, 2007.
Checking the Cheque - One particularly onerous scam against seniors preys on those suffering from memory loss. Once choosing his or her "mark," the con artist will call the....   Read more...

Speed Traps
Posted date : Mar 04, 2007.
Speed Traps - A recent article in the National Post has warned motorists to avoid the north Florida towns of Lawtey and Waldo. According to the Post, "Waldo...gathe....   Read more...

Groaners
Posted date : Mar 04, 2007.
Groaners - Evidence has been found that William Tell and his family were avid bowlers. However, all league records were unfortunately destroyed in an alpine land....   Read more...