CSANews Issue 62


Issue 62 Spring 2007
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Letter from the Editor Issue 62
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
CSA Break - Through The Yukon Blood Cholesterol Letter from the Editor Issue 62 - It's almost overwhelming! We fought, and cajoled, and begged the Liberal federal government for almost 15 years to listen to CSA's needs. They refused....   Read more...

8840 – To File or Not to File
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
8840 – 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...

Signs Your Identity Has Been Stolen
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
Signs Your Identity Has Been Stolen - Bills and statements don't arrive when they're supposed to - they may have been stolen from the mailbox or someone has changed the mailing address.You....   Read more...

President's Message Issue 62
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
President's Message Issue 62 - I have now begun my final year as president of our association. It started off with plenty of travel and many meetings.One part of those travels that ....   Read more...

Government Relations Report Issue 62
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
Government Relations Report Issue 62 - I am happy to report that there has been a significant development in one of our most important areas of ongoing government advocacy.As many of you ar....   Read more...

CSA Meets with Minister of Health
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
CSA Meets with Minister of Health - On November 29, 2006, CSA president Gerry Brissenden met with the Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Health, and the Honourable John Baird, in Ottaw....   Read more...

From the Desk of Don Slinger Issue 62
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
From the Desk of Don Slinger Issue 62 - Hi Folks!It's great to report that Beth and I attended the recent Snowbird Extravaganza and CSA Annual General Meeting in Lakeland, Florida. It seems ....   Read more...

In Memoriam - Don Slinger
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
In Memoriam - Don Slinger - CSANews regrets to announce the passing of Donald Slinger. DONALD VINCENT SLINGERFebruary 14, 1922 – March 18, 2007Don was born in Guelph, Ontario. ....   Read more...

Dwayne and Catherine Johns
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
Dwayne and Catherine Johns - Dwayne Alwyn Johns started life and his career in Canada's Midwest. When he graduated from Brandon Collegiate Institute, he was not yet old enough for....   Read more...

National Seniors' Council
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
National Seniors' Council - OTTAWA – Whether the subjects involve health care, income security and personal safety, or more snowbird-related concerns such as out-of-province em....   Read more...

Blood Cholesterol - Keeping it Normal
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
Blood Cholesterol - Keeping it Normal - Many decades of research have proved that a high level of cholesterol in the blood exposes one to a much higher risk of cardiovascular disease, especi....   Read more...

Blood Glucose and Cholesterol Measurement Units in U.S.
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
Blood Glucose and Cholesterol Measurement Units in U.S. - If you are diabetic or have high cholesterol, and travel to the U.S., you are probably aware that blood glucose readings and lipids in the U.S. are me....   Read more...

Oral health is important to your overall health
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
Oral health is important to your overall health - (NC)-Research shows there is a relationship between oral disease and other health problems such as diabetes and certain kinds of pneumonia. There may ....   Read more...

Lisey’s Story
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
Lisey’s Story - To those who are not fans of Stephen King's boogeyman bestsellers, Lisey's Story is something entirely different. It becomes a truly compelling tale o....   Read more...

Wine Pairing
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
Wine Pairing - Grilling and WineThe beginning of spring is heralded by the return of the robin, the blooming of the forsythia and the uncovering and cleaning of ....   Read more...

You Ought to be in Pictures!
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
You Ought to be in Pictures! - One of the most precious items which a family has is its photographs. Our family tends to keep our pictorial history in those neat little envelopes fr....   Read more...

Exercise More?
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
Exercise More? - It has been recommended time and again that we should exercise for at least 30 minutes a day in order to stay healthy. A recent study organized by the....   Read more...

Coffee – Not just a wake-up call
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
Coffee – Not just a wake-up call - A relatively loose study of more than 12,000 people between the ages of 45 and 64 over a 10-year period revealed that persons who drank 32 oz of coffe....   Read more...

Make mosquitoes bounce!
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
Make mosquitoes bounce! - Try placing a dryer sheet in your pocket when walking on a nature trail or working outdoors. It has been reported that this may act as a suitable mosq....   Read more...

Weeds don’t read the paper
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
Weeds don’t read the paper - Once you have planted your garden, try placing wet newspapers around the stems of your foliage before you cover it with mulch. Weeds have been known t....   Read more...

Word Watch
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
Word Watch - To keep us all up to date on the evolution of the English language, here are a few of the NEW WORDS to enter the newest edition of the Concise Oxford ....   Read more...

The Investment is Mutual
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
The Investment is Mutual - Three academics from the Harvard Business School studied 50,000 mutual funds in 18 countries. They found that the average cost of management expenses ....   Read more...

A Senior Moment
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
A Senior Moment - A very self-important college freshman attending a recent football game, took it upon himself to explain to a senior citizen sitting next to him why i....   Read more...

Moral: Old men can still think fast!
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
Moral: Old men can still think fast! - The old farmer had a large pond in the back, fixed up nicely with picnic tables, a barbecue pit, horseshoe courts, and some apple and peach trees. The....   Read more...

The Three Bears – The Real Story
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
The Three Bears – The Real Story - A far more accurate account of the events of that fateful morning...Baby Bear goes downstairs, sits in his small chair at the table, and he looks into....   Read more...

GHIP Reimbursement
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
GHIP Reimbursement - Dear Bird Talk,I know you have received many letters regarding out-of-country medical expenses submitted to OHIP, but I thought your readers might be ....   Read more...

Entrance Fee at Extravaganza
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
Entrance Fee at Extravaganza - Dear Bird Talk,We think there should be a charge for non-members at the Extravaganzas. We went to the one in Lakeland. There were so many people we co....   Read more...

EBay and Paypal Payments
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
EBay and Paypal Payments - Dear Bird Talk,I am a Canadian spending my winters in Arizona. Last winter I had an eBay account and paid for my purchases through PayPal with a Canad....   Read more...

Florida Homesteaders Exemption
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
Florida Homesteaders Exemption - Dear Bird Talk:I'm one of the many snowbirds that own a small one-bedroom condo (600 sq. ft.) in Pinellas County, Treasure Island Florida. In the year....   Read more...

CSANews Article: Drive to Bermuda
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
CSANews Article: Drive to Bermuda - Dear Bird Talk,It was such a pleasure reading "Drive to Bermuda" (in winter issue) CSANews. My late husband and I spent wonderful 3 week holidays ther....   Read more...

CSANews Article: Vision and Hearing
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
CSANews Article: Vision and Hearing - Dear Bird Talk,I received your winter 2006 issue and enjoyed the articles and information it contained. Being in the eye-care business I was especiall....   Read more...

An Insurance Story
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
An Insurance Story - Dear Bird Talk, One of my vices is writing LONG letters, but I will try to keep this short if I can!My husband and I have been members of CSA for many....   Read more...

CSA President's Award
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
CSA President's Award - CSA President's AwardThe president and board of directors is pleased to announce the recipients of this year's CSA PRESIDENT'S AWARD.Instituted in 200....   Read more...

Yukon
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
The Yukon Dawson City by: Gordon Garrison Yukon - THE YUKON"...Some say God was tired when he made it;Some say it's a fine land to shun.Maybe; but there's some as would trade itFor no land on earth ....   Read more...

Fun & Games Issue 62
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
Fun & Games Issue 62 - Can you guess them all?These "Outside the Box" puzzles will definately tease your brain!From: OutsidetheBox.comAnswers in Pic 2....   Read more...