CSANews Issue 45


Issue 45 Winter 2002
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Letter from the Editor Issue 45
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
Considering Romanow Popular Natural Health Products The Canadian Travellers' Report Card Letter from the Editor Issue 45 - It is probably not very "editor-like," but I want to remember an old friend who recently passed on. John Jeannerret, for over ten years, had been the ....   Read more...

Considering Romanow
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
Considering Romanow - Snowbirds won't be the only Canadians thinking about health care costs and availability this winter. Eighteen months ago, Prime Minister Chrétien app....   Read more...

Popular Natural Health Products
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
Popular Natural Health Products - Living in a first world nation, we Canadians enjoy a level of health that is better than most of the world's population. We are vaccinated from birth ....   Read more...

The Canadian Travellers' Report Card 2002
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
The Canadian Travellers' Report Card 2002 - As promised, we are pleased to present a second excerpt from The Canadian Travellers' Report Card. On the following pages you may review the detailed ....   Read more...

CSA AGM Notice 2003
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
CSA AGM Notice 2003 - NOTICE OF PROPOSED BY-LAW AMENDMENTS Article XI of the Bylaws of Canadian Snowbird Association Inc. (A Canadian Corporation), and Article VIII of C....   Read more...

Closer Connection Exception Form
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
Closer Connection Exception Form - The IRS form 8840 is required, on an annual basis, by persons who claim that in spite of meeting the 'Substantial Presence Test' as to presence in the....   Read more...

President's Message Issue 45
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
President's Message Issue 45 - How time flies! It is hard to believe that so much can happen in a few short months. It was in April, while on our way back to Canada, that the story ....   Read more...

Government Relations Report Issue 45
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
Government Relations Report Issue 45 - After two-and-a-half years of research and hard work, the CSA Travellers' Report Card was released to various levels of government and the media on Oc....   Read more...

Roman-Ow! And Portability
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
Roman-Ow! And Portability - I have taken my kids to Disneyland, I must travel on business, I have gone to the U.S. to shop for a day and I have taken a week's vacation in another....   Read more...

It's Reminder Time!
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
It's Reminder Time! - It's that time of year when I like to remind you about certain programs and activities that could be important to you. Let's start by reminding you ab....   Read more...

From the Desk of Don Slinger Issue 45
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
From the Desk of Don Slinger Issue 45 - Hi Folks! How good is your memory? Do you remember what a pain your teacher-assigned memory work was? Let's take a trip back in time together. ....   Read more...

Testaments of Honour
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
Testaments of Honour - Testaments of Honour is a remarkable tribute to the more than one million Canadian veterans who served this country during the Second World War. As au....   Read more...

British Commonwealth and Visas for the US
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
British Commonwealth and Visas for the US - Canadian residents who are actually citizens of British Commonwealth countries will likely be required to apply for a visitor's visa for visits to the....   Read more...

Phone Fraud Follow-up
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
Phone Fraud Follow-up - In the last issue of CSA News, we informed you of a scam in which you would be asked to call a number to inquire about a sick or deceased relative. Ke....   Read more...

Listen to Your Heart!
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
Listen to Your Heart! - A disturbing statistic on heart attacks is that a very high percentage of people ignore the early warning signs and suffer far more severe damage to t....   Read more...

Don't be Fooled by Imitations!
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
Don't be Fooled by Imitations! - There have been several organizations attempting to take advantage of our SNOWBIRD name. Please be advised that the CANADIAN SNOWBIRD ASSOCIATION has ....   Read more...

A Tribute to Earl Warren
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
A Tribute to Earl Warren - We lost a dear friend and long time ally of the CSA recently with the passing of Earl Warren. Earl played a critical role in the evolution of the CSA ....   Read more...

Continued Membership
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
Continued Membership - Dear Ellen White, Thank you for this letter and the Travel Insurance Guide which arrived in today's mail. I do not anticipate any out of provin....   Read more...

Snowbird Lifestyle Presentations
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
Snowbird Lifestyle Presentations - Dear Mrs. White, My wife and I attended the Snowbird Lifestyle Presentation in Kitchener September 23rd. It was the very best presentation yet. ....   Read more...

PSA Test Should be FREE
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
PSA Test Should be FREE - Dear Bird Talk, A number of years ago I had an ileostomy, which has rendered it impossible for me to have a rectal digital prostate exam and my onl....   Read more...

Government Can Break the Law with Impunity?
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
Government Can Break the Law with Impunity? - Dear Sir, My wife and I winter in Arizona for health reasons, and this past winter I had bronchitis and was treated by a doctor, at a clinic, at a ....   Read more...

Travel Insurance for Non-US Destinations
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
Travel Insurance for Non-US Destinations - Dear Bird Talk, I was really pleased to see "Cuba a new option for seniors" which will now permit me to enjoy winter sun, provided I can get travel....   Read more...

New Test for Heart Attacks
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
New Test for Heart Attacks - A new test has been developed to check patients for inflammation deep within the ­ inflammation which doctors are starting to believe indicates ....   Read more...

Stroke Symptoms Different between Men and Women
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
Stroke Symptoms Different between Men and Women - Think you know the signs of a stroke? According to a recent study, men and women show symptoms differently, resulting in misdiagnosis and delay of the....   Read more...

High Protein - Low Card Diets
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
High Protein - Low Card Diets - Much has been made in the media recently about the effectiveness of high protein, low carbohydrate diets as a weight loss miracle. One such diet is kn....   Read more...

Your Heart's Natural Strength
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
Your Heart's Natural Strength - Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered that the human heart naturally works to prevent major heart attacks...they're just trying to figure out how.....   Read more...

Senior Firefighters
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
Senior Firefighters - One dark night outside a small town, a fire started inside the local chemical plant and before you could snap your fingers, it exploded into flames an....   Read more...

Post-Op Blues
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
Post-Op Blues - A man who had just undergone a very complicated operation kept complaining about a bump on his head and a terrible headache. Since his operation had b....   Read more...

Hey, That's My Information!
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
Hey, That's My Information! - Well...it's that time of year again. Get your credit cards ready for another season of gift buying (my shirt size is 16 x 33). Last year, I wrote abou....   Read more...

Phrase Origins
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
Phrase Origins - Baths in the 1500s consisted of a big tub filled with hot water. The man of the house had the privilege of the nice clean water, then any other men, t....   Read more...

Something to Stop Crying About
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
Something to Stop Crying About - Ever wonder why we cry when we cut up onions? Certain enzymes which are released when the onion is chopped react with the moisture in our eyes and cre....   Read more...

Did you know...?
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
Did you know...? - Sunlight doesn't ripen tomatoes, warmth does. Store tomatoes with stems pointed down and they will stay fresher, longer. Poke a hole in the middle of ....   Read more...