CSANews Issue 61


Issue 61 Fall 2006
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Letter from the Editor Issue 61
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
Meet Dr. Beach Drive To Bermuda? See Me, Hear Me Letter from the Editor Issue 61 - Merry Christmas! There! I have said it!Happy Hanukkah! There! I have said that, too! Eid Saeed! You should look this one up!Happy Lohri! Light my fir....   Read more...

President's Message Issue 61
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
President's Message Issue 61 - Wow! What a busy fall season it has been. Our travels started off with the CSA board of directors’ meeting in Victoria, British Columbia. It was ....   Read more...

Government Report Issue 61
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
Government Report Issue 61 - Well, we have arrived once again at the beginning of another snowbird travel season. We had a very busy autumn on the government relations front and t....   Read more...

AGM Notice Issue 61
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
AGM Notice Issue 61 - CANADIAN SNOWBIRD ASSOCIATION INC. (A corporation without share capital under part II of The Canada Business Corporations Act) CANADIAN SNOWBIRD A....   Read more...

Dr. Beach
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
Dr. Beach Geomorphology: I turned to a coastal geomorphologist to find out what it meant. By Dr Gordon Garrison Dr. Beach - GEOMORPHOLOGY.You can be forgiven if you do not know the meaning of the word. I turned to a coastal geomorphologist to find out what it meant. Dr. Ste....   Read more...

Drive to Bermuda with Dave
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
Drive to Bermuda with Dave By Dave Hunter Dave and Kathy Hunter take another unusual trip. Drive to Bermuda with Dave - It may surprise my I-75 readers to learn that Kathy and I love Bermuda. The U.S. expressways and Florida are where we work; Bermuda is where we go to ....   Read more...

Vision & Hearing Problems of Older Adults
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
Vision & Hearing Problems of Older Adults - Although various eye and ear disorders affect persons of all ages, there are certain conditions that are of particular prevalence as we age. As infant....   Read more...

Supporting Canada’s Pensioners and Seniors
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
Supporting Canada’s Pensioners and Seniors - Canadian pensioners and seniors have spent a lifetime building this great country of ours. With selfless determination and dedication they established....   Read more...

B.C. Property Assessment Appeals Deadline
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
B.C. Property Assessment Appeals Deadline - B.C. Property Assessment Appeals Dead line is January 31, 2007Rick Thorpe, British Columbia's Minister Responsible for the British Columbia Assessment....   Read more...

EPCA-2 Test for Prostate Cancer
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
EPCA-2 Test for Prostate Cancer - The last issue of CSANews described a new test used to detect prostate cancer earlier and more efficiently than the PSA test. Unfortunately, the test ....   Read more...

Passport Required
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
Passport Required - Effective January 23, 2007, all persons (including U.S. citizens and Canadian citizens) travelling by air will require a valid passport to enter and r....   Read more...

Importing a Car from the US
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
Importing a Car from the US - Dear Bird Talk: I read with great interest Ross Quigley's editorial in your summer 2006 issue of CSANews. Could you possibly relay my comments to h....   Read more...

Money Transfer Issue in the US
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
Money Transfer Issue in the US - Dear Bird Talk, Please check the following information and alert our fellow Snowbirds of the following problems. I have been trying to transfer ....   Read more...

Canada Club! Interested?
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
Canada Club! Interested? - Dear Bird Talk, I would like to hear from anyone snowbirding in the Sarasota FL area. I would like to start up a Canadian Club. If you are interest....   Read more...

Federal Superannuates Travel Insurance
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
Federal Superannuates Travel Insurance - Dear Bird Talk, I enjoy very much reading CSANews as I find it offers new perspectives for senior Canadians. In April 2006 retired federal publi....   Read more...

Health Care Ad Campaign in BC
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
Health Care Ad Campaign in BC - Dear Bird Talk, Re: Health Care Ad Campaign in British Columbia We are short of doctors. We are short of hospital beds. We need more MRIs. We need....   Read more...

Insurance Update Issue 61
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
Insurance Update Issue 61 - At the recent Canadian Snowbird Association board meeting, Roland Bélanger, the CSA’s Quebec Director, passed me a piece of history. It was a mid-1....   Read more...

A Message to All Volunteers
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
A Message to All Volunteers - A Message to All Volunteers You are the glue that helps us stay together and without your help, it would be diffi cult, if not impossible, to hold ....   Read more...

Our 58th Wedding Anniversary
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
Our 58th Wedding Anniversary - Hi Folks! Back in August, Beth and I celebrated our 58th wedding anniversary by participating in a three-day mystery tour. The only information we ....   Read more...

Ken and Elsie Forbes
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
Ken and Elsie Forbes - Ken and Elsie Forbes Ken Forbes and his wife, Elsie, are what you could call typical Canadians. They raised a family of three – two girls and a boy....   Read more...

Help Your Eyes to See Better
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
Help Your Eyes to See Better - Sometimes, having corrective glasses or contact lenses is not enough to combat low-vision problems. This eye condition occurs when it becomes increasi....   Read more...

Eat Fish & Quit Smoking!
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
Eat Fish & Quit Smoking! - It has been reported that 75% of adults over the age of 75 will be affected by age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Two recent studies published in....   Read more...

Your Skin's Best Protection Against UVA
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
Your Skin's Best Protection Against UVA - Sunscreen containing Mexoryl, also known as ecamsule, provides the best available protection against UVA rays, which penetrate the skin deeper than UV....   Read more...

Vitamin D Prevents Disabilities
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
Vitamin D Prevents Disabilities - Dutch researchers have found that persons over the age of 65 with low blood levels of Vitamin D were three times more likely to end up in a nursing ho....   Read more...

Online Resources for Snowbirds - WebMD
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
Online Resources for Snowbirds - WebMD - Many people use the Internet for immediate practical purposes - finding a phone number, directions, quick answers to questions that have been dogging ....   Read more...

Shadow People
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
Shadow People - Shadow People is an important new expose of history’s most notorious secret societies. In this book, master storyteller John Lawrence Reynolds revea....   Read more...

Fun & Games Issue 61
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
Fun & Games Issue 61 - Can you guess them all? These "Outside the Box" puzzles will definitely tease your brain! Click on the images to see the puzzles. Answers from F....   Read more...

The Bathtub Test
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
The Bathtub Test - It doesn't hurt to take a hard look at yourself sometimes...this should help you get started... During a visit to a mental asylum, a visitor asked ....   Read more...

The Dead Horse Theory
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
The Dead Horse Theory - The tribal wisdom of the Dakota Indians, passed on from generation to generation, says, “When you discover that you are riding a dead horse, the bes....   Read more...

Word Watch
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
Word Watch - "Tweeniors" As the crossover from adulthood to life as a senior blurs ever more, a new term has been coined for people who are between the ages of 55....   Read more...

Canada's Leading Exports to Florida 2005
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
Canada's Leading Exports to Florida 2005 - Canada 's Leading Exports to Florida 2005 - in millions of U.S. Dollars 1. Softwood lumber - $233 2. Medicine, in dosage $211 3. Petroleum & ....   Read more...

E-mail Fraud Alert
Posted date : Dec 20, 2006.
E-mail Fraud Alert - E-mail Fraud AlertSome Canadians are receiving e-mails fraudulently identified as coming from the Department of Finance Canada that promise a tax refu....   Read more...