CSANews Issue 58


Issue 58 Spring 2006
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Letter from the Editor Issue 58
Posted date : May 27, 2007.
Newfoundland and Labrador The Wired Snowbird III: Laptop Shopping Tips Dr. Bob's Top 10 list for Healthy Aging Letter from the Editor Issue 58 - One day I would like to stand where our cover person is standing – alone, or even better, with someone to share it – at the very edge of another n....   Read more...

President's Message Issue 58
Posted date : May 27, 2007.
President's Message Issue 58 - Well, here I am again, putting pen to paper, or should I say putting fingers to the computer. The office staff has reminded me that my report for the ....   Read more...

Government Relations Report Issue 58
Posted date : May 27, 2007.
Government Relations Report Issue 58 - In 2002, the association released The Canadian Travellers’ Report Card, a national evaluation of federal, provincial and territorial government poli....   Read more...

Newfoundland and Labrador
Posted date : May 27, 2007.
Newfoundland and Labrador - Around 60 years ago, the term“Newfie Screech” came into our vernacular. It seems that during the Second World War, a lot of our enlisted personnel....   Read more...

The Wired Snowbird III: Laptop Shopping Tips
Posted date : May 27, 2007.
The Wired Snowbird III: Laptop Shopping Tips - Snowbirds travel light. As you pack for another season in the sun, you’re grateful that you’ve learned the fine art of portability. But what about....   Read more...

Dr. Bob's Top 10 List for Healthy Living
Posted date : May 27, 2007.
Dr. Bob's Top 10 List for Healthy Living - The following article summarizes the presentation given at the Snowbird Extravaganzas and CSA Winter Information Meetings held throughout the southern....   Read more...

The Homestead Act
Posted date : May 27, 2007.
The Homestead Act - Good public policy should recognize and reinforce the Canadian value of home ownership. A home is the biggest single investment most Canadians make, o....   Read more...

To File or not to File
Posted date : May 27, 2007.
To File or not to File - If you have been spending an extensive amount of time in the United States over the last few years, it is imperative that you take the Substantial Pre....   Read more...

Passport Deadline Imminent
Posted date : May 27, 2007.
Passport Deadline Imminent - Despite extensive lobbying by Governors of American Border States, the Canadian Border Services Agency and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, it appears....   Read more...

Travellers' Cheques
Posted date : May 27, 2007.
Travellers' Cheques - Dear Bird Talk: I wonder how many Snowbirds who have bank accounts in Florida realize that the tellers are NOT responsible for cheques??? I have a ....   Read more...

Prostate Cancer Awareness
Posted date : May 27, 2007.
Prostate Cancer Awareness - Dear Bird Talk, Today I am writing as a self-appointed poster boy for prostate cancer awareness, to male snowbirds across Canada. Many of your r....   Read more...

Warning! Unjust Bank Charges
Posted date : May 27, 2007.
Warning! Unjust Bank Charges - Dear Sirs: I recently had a disturbing banking experience with Bank of America in Fort Myers, Florida. A normal deposit of $4,000.00 USD from my lo....   Read more...

Reflection on Silver Lake
Posted date : May 27, 2007.
Reflection on Silver Lake - Dear Bird Talk, I have enclosed a picture of the group of Canadians that winter in Avon Park, Florida. We had a wonderful pot luck dinner, using....   Read more...

Pro-Rate - Another $Million Reasons to Buy Medipac
Posted date : May 27, 2007.
Pro-Rate - Another $Million Reasons to Buy Medipac - We recently received one angry letter. The words were unfit to print but the message was clear, we had a very unhappy client. In a nutshell, this w....   Read more...

The Folded Napkin
Posted date : May 27, 2007.
The Folded Napkin - Hi Folks, I hope everyone wintered well, whether you were down south, up north or in the warmth of your domain. The following story crossed my d....   Read more...

Don't Let Loneliness Break Your Heart
Posted date : May 27, 2007.
Don't Let Loneliness Break Your Heart - Recent studies have shown that people who are lonely have higher blood pressure than those who are not lonely. Unwanted isolation is just as dangerous....   Read more...

Aspirin Therapy: Women can Benefit, too
Posted date : May 27, 2007.
Aspirin Therapy: Women can Benefit, too - Women can reduce the risk of stroke by taking low-dose aspirin. This information comes from the Women`s Health Study, which recently concluded that wo....   Read more...

Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt
Posted date : May 27, 2007.
Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt - After more than 2,000 years, the name of Jesus of Nazareth continues to stir conflict. Recently, Mel Gibson produced a controversial movie about his d....   Read more...

Fun and Games Issue 58
Posted date : May 27, 2007.
Fun and Games Issue 58 - Can you guess them all? Answers from Fun&games 1. Twenty-four seven 2. Three Hundred Dollars in Traveller’s Cheques 3. I overslept by half a....   Read more...

Room 302
Posted date : May 27, 2007.
Room 302 - Anyone who has ever been in a hospital or had a loved one in the hospital will enjoy this: A woman called a local hospital. “Hello. Could you con....   Read more...

Mechanics
Posted date : May 27, 2007.
Mechanics - A mechanic was removing a cylinder head from the motor of a Harley motorcycle when he spotted a well-known heart surgeon in his shop. The surgeon w....   Read more...

Use it or Lose it?
Posted date : May 27, 2007.
Use it or Lose it? - Most household products seem to last forever. For the most part, we don’t normally find mold or slime growing in a bottle of Windex. This makes it t....   Read more...