CSANews Issue 35


Issue 35 Summer 2000
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Letter from the Editor Issue 35
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
CSA on the Web! CSA Annual General Meeting New hope for Parkinson's Patients Letter from the Editor Issue 35 - We're late! Our spring issue just did not get together in time for a reasonable publication date, and we've decided to put out three issues of CSA New....   Read more...

My how time changes things!
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
My how time changes things! - My how time changes things!Over the years, I've watched an evolution in our snowbird community. Three distinct groups of retirees have emerged, each a....   Read more...

CSA on the web, eh!
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
CSA on the web, eh! - With the passing of the torch from the old millennium to the new, all the predictions of calamity, destruction and catastrophes did not come to pass, ....   Read more...

CSA AGM Report 2000
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
CSA AGM Report 2000 - The Canadian Snowbird Association reached another milestone when the annual general meeting was held on the second day of the Extravaganza in Tampa, F....   Read more...

New Hope for Parkinson Sufferers
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
New Hope for Parkinson Sufferers - New hope is on the horizon. The University of Toronto has targeted Parkinson's Disease research as a top academic priority. With the generous support ....   Read more...

The Snowbird Border Crossing Kit
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
The Snowbird Border Crossing Kit - Entering the United States is rarely a problem for snowbirds who are Canadian citizens. Yet, being aggressively questioned by a United States Immigrat....   Read more...

President's Message Issue 35
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
President's Message Issue 35 - For many of us across the country, it's been a decidedly wet summer...but it's a summer at home in Canada to which nothing can compare! While the weat....   Read more...

Government Relations Report Issue 35
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
Government Relations Report Issue 35 - Whew! Section 110 Amended!Since our last issue of the CSA NEWS, your CSA Government Relations Committee has been actively pursuing a number of advocac....   Read more...

What happened to Canada News?
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
What happened to Canada News? - This is a question that I've been asked many times since "The Weekly Newspaper Keeping Canadians In the Sunbelt Informed" stopped publishing last Febr....   Read more...

A New Financial Paradigm of the Age of Prosperity
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
A New Financial Paradigm of the Age of Prosperity - From June, and continuing throughout summer 2000 until Thanksgiving, the CSA, in conjunction with its financial sponsor, Dundee Wealth Management, is ....   Read more...

Chaos!
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
Chaos! - Canada's medicare system is under stress! More than $4 billion dollars have been cut from the provincial transfers to the provinces, and these monies ....   Read more...

Selling Property in the US
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
Selling Property in the US - Dear Birdtalk, Do you have information regarding taxes (both U.S. & Canadian) when a Canadian sells a condo in Florida? Also, I heard there is a t....   Read more...

Speed Traps
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
Speed Traps - Dear Bird Talk:Thank you for your warning of speed traps in Florida.You may want to advise your readers that the province of New Brunswick has embarke....   Read more...

Donate your CSANews
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
Donate your CSANews - Dear Bird Talk:I would like to suggest that fellow snowbirds donate their old CSA magazines to hospitals and doctors offices rather than throw them ou....   Read more...

8840 Form
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
8840 Form - Dear Birdtalk, In our Park in Mesa, Arizona, there are several Canadians who do not complete form 8840, the "Closer Connection Exception Statement for....   Read more...

Common Sense
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
Common Sense - We've all heard it ­ An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Sometimes (and quite often), that ounce of prevention comes in the form of ever....   Read more...

Just Sign on the Bottom Line!
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
Just Sign on the Bottom Line! - Have you ever felt rushed into signing on the dotted line for some home improvement work? If you have, you're not alone. Each year, unscrupulous con a....   Read more...

ATM Safety
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
ATM Safety - You're in a large mall using an automatic teller machine. How secure are you, really? If you approach the machine and then start fishing in your purse....   Read more...

My Aching Feet
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
My Aching Feet - If you're as young as you feel, are your feet making you feel old before your time? Aching feet can put a damper on any festive occasion ­ ask anyone....   Read more...

Doctor Visits: Be Prepared!
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
Doctor Visits: Be Prepared! - How many times have you walked out of your doctor's office...without getting the answers you went in for? You're not alone ­ it happens to everyone, ....   Read more...

10 Words That Ought to Be in the Dictionary
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
10 Words That Ought to Be in the Dictionary - AQUADEXTROUS (ak wa deks'trus) adj. Possessing the ability to turn the bathtub faucet on and off with your toes. CARPERPETUATION (kar'pur pet u a shun....   Read more...

And from the Mouths of Babes...
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
And from the Mouths of Babes... - "Never trust a dog to watch your food." Patrick, age 10"When your dad is mad and asks you, 'Do I look stupid?' don't answer." Hannah, age 9"Stay away ....   Read more...

Guinness "swan song" soars
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
Guinness "swan song" soars - With the recent death of Sir Alex Guinness the title of his autobiography becomes sadly prescient. He describes A Positively Final Appearance as his "....   Read more...

Virtual Common Sense
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
Virtual Common Sense - Have you ever had a conversation with someone and felt that something just wasn't on the level? Sometimes you can't put your finger on it...but you kn....   Read more...

Texas Visitors
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
Texas Visitors - Canada is the second-largest source of international visitors to Texas and Mexico. Within Canada, the majority of visitors to Texas in 1999 originated....   Read more...

Did you know...?
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
Did you know...? - The largest kidney stone weighed in at an astounding 1.36 kilograms? There is only one US coin that shows the profile of a president facing to the rig....   Read more...

Leisure Time
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
Leisure Time - Seniors generally have more leisure time than those in younger age groups. In 1992, people aged 65 and over had an average of 7.7 hours of free time e....   Read more...

Going to Mexico?
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
Going to Mexico? - In a recent issue, we outlined a new "Vehicle Deposit" of up to $800.00, which was going to be charged at the border when crossing into Mexico. The id....   Read more...

Dinnertime Distress
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
Dinnertime Distress - When you're tired of your usual cookbook fare and you're ready to check out the ultimate recipe index, surf on over to http://soar.berkeley.edu/recipe....   Read more...