CSANews Issue 53


Issue 53 Winter 2004
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Letter from the Editor Issue 53
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
Southern Shopping Real Estate Purchases and Sales See what Missouri has to offer! Letter from the Editor Issue 53 - We need more time. Picture this rather simple scene. You are walking down Main Street, filled with an abundance of Thanksgiving turkey, and wearing yo....   Read more...

Eating Well and Keeping Fit
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
Eating Well and Keeping Fit - As much as new medical procedures and pharmaceuticals have done in modern times to improve and prolong our lives, there is increasing scientific proof....   Read more...

The Best Bargains in Golf
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
The Best Bargains in Golf - Now there is great news for anyone travelling south this year who hopes to include golf in their plans. I'm a lifelong golf addict who has crossed Nor....   Read more...

Southern Shopping
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
Southern Shopping - Wherever you are in the sunny south, there's always shopping close by. Dave and Kathy Hunter visit some of the local farmers' and produce markets in t....   Read more...

Missouri
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
Missouri - Our quaint communities boast of Midwestern American charm. Jamesport in northwest Missouri celebrates the quiet Amish lifestyle, while Ste. Genevieve ....   Read more...

Real Estate Purchases and Sales in the US
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
Real Estate Purchases and Sales in the US - The ownership of a real estate property in the United States brings several important tax aspects into play. An understanding of these implications en....   Read more...

President's Message Issue 53
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
President's Message Issue 53 - Well here it is again, time to go south for the sunshine. I hope that all of you who do go south for the winter have a safe trip with no problems at t....   Read more...

CSA President Gets Results in Manitoba!
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
CSA President Gets Results in Manitoba! - As a result of the CSA's meeting the Manitoba Government issued the following statement confirming Manitoba's position on residential status as it rel....   Read more...

CSA Renewal Winners
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
CSA Renewal Winners - The Canadian Snowbird Association Staff, Executive and Directors send their best wishes to all snowbirds and pledge their commitment to an enjoyable, ....   Read more...

Government Relations Report Issue 53
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
Government Relations Report Issue 53 - On September 15, 2004, Prime Minister Paul Martin and the first ministers collectively announced the 10-Year Action Plan on Health. To accelerate and ....   Read more...

Notice of CSA Annual Meeting 2005
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
Notice of CSA Annual Meeting 2005 - CANADIAN SNOWBIRD ASSOCIATION ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING CANADIAN SNOWBIRD ASSOCIATION INC. (A corporation without share capital under part II of The ....   Read more...

Identify a Stroke in Less than One Minute
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
Identify a Stroke in Less than One Minute - Time is critical in treating stroke victims. If you suspect that someone is having a stroke, ask the person to perform the following three tasks: Sm....   Read more...

Avoid Identify Theft
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
Avoid Identify Theft - Follow these helpful tips to avoid misuse of your personal and financial information: Store financial statements and other personal documents in a sa....   Read more...

2004 Closer Connection Form
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
2004 Closer Connection Form - The 2004 Closer Connection form 8840 is now available on the IRS website, located at www.irs.gov, and a link is provided to the form on the CSA websit....   Read more...

Thanks Medipac!
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
Thanks Medipac! - Dear Medipac, Thank you very much for mailing pictures of our house in Maple Leaf Estates, Port Charlotte, Florida, taken after the destruction of ....   Read more...

Hurricane Pictures
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
Hurricane Pictures - Dear Medipac, My sincere thanks to you and your organization for the excellent pictures of our unit in Florida. We were down 4 weeks ago and made m....   Read more...

CSANews Content
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
CSANews Content - Dear Mr. Brissenden, I have been a member for several years because I believe in the goals and have benefited, in many ways, from my CSA membership....   Read more...

Don Slinger Column
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
Don Slinger Column - Dear Bird Talk, We are members of the CSA and have always enjoyed your magazine, from humour to serious information. However, I don't think I have ....   Read more...

From the Desk of Don Slinger Issue 53
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
From the Desk of Don Slinger Issue 53 - Hi Folks! In the fall of 2003, I reported that some 2,000 pensioners in the same plan as mine had been receiving only 50 per cent of the pension en....   Read more...

Insurance Update Issue 53
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
Insurance Update Issue 53 - The 2004-2005 snowbird travel season is starting out with the roar of a lion. Medipac has attracted almost 1,000 new clients this year who have primar....   Read more...

Being followed by Charley, Frances and Jeanne
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
Being followed by Charley, Frances and Jeanne - I have lived in Florida for 27 years, so I have met all kinds of pesky little bugs, insects, lizards, wild boar, gators (not the football kind) and sn....   Read more...

Don't Take the Fall, Take Vitamin D Instead
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
Don't Take the Fall, Take Vitamin D Instead - According to a study by the Journal of the American Medical Association, older adults who take vitamin D supplements may substantially reduce their ri....   Read more...

Tired? Don't Drive!
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
Tired? Don't Drive! - Here's the scenario: You're driving along a monotonous highway. Perhaps you didn't sleep well the night before, or perhaps you just ate a big meal. Ma....   Read more...

Eat Your Favourite Colour
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
Eat Your Favourite Colour - The appealing, rich colour of some fruits and vegetables may protect you from disease. Studies show that the natural pigments in colourful fruits and ....   Read more...

In For a Penny In For a Pound
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
In For a Penny In For a Pound - As a wireless operator, Howard Hewer never became a dashing pilot, the Billy Bishop that he dreamed of becoming when he enlisted in 1940. The adventur....   Read more...

Television Technology
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
Television Technology - I've lived in Toronto since I was five and, until recently, I have always had a CRT (cathode ray tube) television. My last television was a 32" Sony w....   Read more...

Pundles
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
Pundles - Visualize and sound out the word image to determine the phrase, cliché, or "catch phrase" that is depicted. Adapted from "Pundles", published 19....   Read more...

Golf Nut
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
Golf Nut - In my hand I hold a ball...white and dimpled, rather small... Oh, how bland it does appear...this harmless looking little sphere... By its size ....   Read more...

The Check-up
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
The Check-up - I recently picked a new primary care physician. After two visits and exhaustive lab tests, he said I was doing "fairly well" for my age. A little c....   Read more...

Things that make me wonder aloud...
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
Things that make me wonder aloud... - 1. If 7-11 is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, why are there locks on the door? 2. Why do they put Braille dots on the keypad of the drive-up ....   Read more...

Tips to Make Moving Easy
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
Tips to Make Moving Easy - Moving is a tiresome task. Finding a reliable mover, however, can help lift some of the weight from your shoulders – literally! When looking for a m....   Read more...

Safety and Online Shopping
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
Safety and Online Shopping - Online shopping has become the quickest and least stressful way to shop. Unfortunately, this type of shopping has its perils. Before you purchase anyt....   Read more...