CSANews Issue 37


Issue 37 Winter 2000
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Letter from the Editor Issue 37
Posted date : Mar 07, 2007.
PSA Test Controversy Annual General Meeting Medical Breakthroughs Letter from the Editor Issue 37 - Well, our millennium year is coming to a close. Y2K is simply a footnote in our history and the Internet has taken over our world, as we know it. What....   Read more...

Medical Breakthrough for Severe Back Pain
Posted date : Mar 07, 2007.
Medical Breakthrough for Severe Back Pain - In 1998 a study was done on approximately 200 people with severe back pain which, in many cases, prevented them from doing the normal things in life w....   Read more...

The PSA Controversy
Posted date : Mar 07, 2007.
The PSA Controversy - In Canada, using the PSA test as a screening tool is surrounded by controversy. Of our 10 provinces, only Manitoba and Nova Scotia absorb the cost of ....   Read more...

CSA AGM Notice 2001
Posted date : Mar 07, 2007.
CSA AGM Notice 2001 - NOTICE OF PROPOSED BY-LAW AMENDMENTSArticle XI of the Bylaws of Canadian Snowbird Association Inc. (A Canadian Corporation), and Article VIII of Canad....   Read more...

President's Message Issue 37
Posted date : Mar 07, 2007.
President's Message Issue 37 - When an artist completes a painting or a sculpture, he or she has the luxury of taking a step back to appreciate the work that has gone into the makin....   Read more...

A Little "Thank You" to Our Wonderful Staff
Posted date : Mar 07, 2007.
A Little "Thank You" to Our Wonderful Staff - In our last issue, I mentioned the many letters we receive, and I want to take a little time to give credit where credit is due. It is physically impo....   Read more...

Government Relations Report Issue 37
Posted date : Mar 07, 2007.
Government Relations Report Issue 37 - Your CSA Government Relations Committee has been busy over the last few months, and we are happy to report some real progress for our efforts.CSA TRAV....   Read more...

Placemats are Back!
Posted date : Mar 07, 2007.
Placemats are Back! - Last year, we provided a whopping 143,000 dinner-table placemats to Canadians and to our American friends wintering in the Sunbelt, and I'm happy to r....   Read more...

The New Tax World and the Retired Canadian
Posted date : Mar 07, 2007.
The New Tax World and the Retired Canadian - Federal and provincial budgets in 2000 have shown a dramatic turnaround in surpluses and tax reductions. For the retired Canadian, the implications fo....   Read more...

Executive Director's Report Issue 37
Posted date : Mar 07, 2007.
Executive Director's Report Issue 37 - Being associated with the Canadian Snowbird Association (CSA) for the past eight years, and having had the opportunity to serve as a board member, the....   Read more...

From the Desk of Don Slinger Issue 37
Posted date : Mar 07, 2007.
From the Desk of Don Slinger Issue 37 - I am writing this column in the first week of November, while Beth is busy packing for our winter months in Florida.I can recall that we came to an ag....   Read more...

Cold Medicine Recall
Posted date : Mar 07, 2007.
Cold Medicine Recall - On Monday, Nov. 6, 2000, The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), followed by Health Canada, issued a health advisory warning that phenyl....   Read more...

Winter Texans' Snowbird Extravaganza
Posted date : Mar 07, 2007.
Winter Texans' Snowbird Extravaganza - Dear Bird Talk: We are all aware that the letter "C" (as in C.S.A) stands for "CANADIAN", and as such I would like to comment on the remarks appearing....   Read more...

10% Withholding Tax on Property Sales
Posted date : Mar 07, 2007.
10% Withholding Tax on Property Sales - Dear Bird Talk;RE: Bird Talk Follow-Up on the Florida 10% withholding tax on property sales.In reference to the letter from R.A. Jobber in Issue 35, w....   Read more...

The Cost of Health Care...
Posted date : Mar 07, 2007.
The Cost of Health Care... - A man brought a very limp dog into the veterinary clinic. As he lay the dog on the table, the doctor pulled out his stethoscope, placing the receptor ....   Read more...

The Merger, How Organized Crime is Taking Over Canada and the World
Posted date : Mar 07, 2007.
The Merger, How Organized Crime is Taking Over Canada and the World - The Merger is an engrossing, authoritative book, documenting how Canada along with the rest of the world, is falling prey to a new sophisticated brand....   Read more...

'Tis the Season To Go Shopping
Posted date : Mar 07, 2007.
'Tis the Season To Go Shopping - Last Christmas, I placed an order online for some gifts for my kids, with an Internet book retailer who shall remain nameless and, in spite of assuran....   Read more...

Discount Booklets
Posted date : Mar 07, 2007.
Discount Booklets - Arizona Canadian Cactus Days Discount Program booklet, offering discounts on everything from accommodations, tours, restaurants, etc. Coupons (printed....   Read more...

Diet and Dental Care
Posted date : Mar 07, 2007.
Diet and Dental Care - There are some foods you'd never expect to cause tooth decay...it's not just the sweet stuff that you've warned your kids about. The bacteria in your ....   Read more...

Texas Tidbits
Posted date : Mar 07, 2007.
Texas Tidbits - This may come as no surprise to our Winter Texans, but did you know that the state dish of Texas is chili? According to Texas' Web site, President Lyn....   Read more...

Eggs!
Posted date : Mar 07, 2007.
Eggs! - Can't remember if an egg is fresh or hard-boiled? Just spin the egg. If it wobbles, it's raw. If it spins easily, it's hard-boiled. A fresh egg will s....   Read more...

Health & Lifestyle Options that May Improve Your Life
Posted date : Mar 07, 2007.
Health & Lifestyle Options that May Improve Your Life - We hope you enjoy our special feature Health Pulse a special section supported and researched by some of Canada's leading pharmaceutical manufacturers....   Read more...