CSANews Issue 67


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Letter from the Editor Issue 67
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
South Africa Colorectal Cancer Medipac Early Bird Letter from the Editor Issue 67 - The year 1956 was a great year! My first real car was a 1956 Jaguar XK140 (an MCDHC, for those who know about these things) at the enormous cost o....   Read more...

Get Your Passport Ready to Travel
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
Get Your Passport Ready to Travel - If you will be travelling this fall, don’t wait until the last minute to apply for your passport or to renew an existing one. Passports can be renew....   Read more...

Check Your Expiry Date
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
Check Your Expiry Date - If your driver's licence and/or vehicle sticker is due to expire while you are away this winter, you may be able to renew them early at a local mo....   Read more...

President's Message Issue 67
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
President's Message Issue 67 - As most of you are aware, the right of Canadians to travel freely without losing their health coverage or residency status is of paramount importa....   Read more...

Reg and Eileen Baker
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
Reg and Eileen Baker - It seems to be a long way to go for a 'snowbird migration.' However, Reg and Eileen Baker have followed the sun to South Africa for the past 13 years.....   Read more...

South Africa
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
South Africa By: Gordon Garrison South Africa - What wonderful experiences await you in this "World in One Country"! South Africa has more diversity than one's imagination could ever dream up. the s....   Read more...

Colorectal Cancer: Tests That May Save Your Life
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
Colorectal Cancer: Tests That May Save Your Life - As I proceed with the unpleasant "preparation" for my colonoscopy exam this week, I am reminded of how important this cancer-screening test is and....   Read more...

Vertebral Fracture Relief
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
Vertebral Fracture Relief - Osteoporosis often leads to vertebral fractures and chronic pain. If you have been unsuccessful at managing the pain with medication and strength-buil....   Read more...

Women Should Replace Knees Sooner Than Men!
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
Women Should Replace Knees Sooner Than Men! - Women often have a higher pain threshold than men. So, the longer they wait to undergo knee replacement surgery, the more likely they are to h....   Read more...

The Importance of Fibre
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
The Importance of Fibre - It is common knowledge that fibre is good for your digestive system and that increased fibre intake reduces your risk of heart disease, diabetes, obes....   Read more...

www.HealthyCanadians.ca
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
www.HealthyCanadians.ca - Part of Canada’s Food and Consumer Safety Action PlanThe government of Canada has launched a website aimed at providing Canadians with access to the....   Read more...

Canadian Visits to Snowbird States
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
Canadian Visits to Snowbird States - Click the image to view the chart of Canadian visits to Snowbird States.....   Read more...

U.S. Automobile Imports
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
U.S. Automobile Imports - U.S. Automobile ImportsVehicles imported from the U.S. to Canada in 2007:            189,738Vehicles imported ....   Read more...

The Cost of Fuel
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
The Cost of Fuel - Click the image to view the schedule highlighting the cost of fuel during different eras in American history.....   Read more...

Canadian Snowbird Travel Trends
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
Canadian Snowbird Travel Trends - Canadians older than 55 who spent 90 days or longer outside of Canada:    2003            ....   Read more...

Newfie Campers
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
Newfie Campers - Two Newfoundlanders went on a camping trip. After a good meal and a bottle of wine, they lay down in their tent for the night and went to sleep.So....   Read more...

My Advice – Buy Medipac Early Bird
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
My Advice – Buy Medipac Early Bird - It's time to put on my insurance hat – it's Early Bird insurance time and most of our readers will have already received their insurance packages. B....   Read more...

Perspectives On Golf
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
Perspectives On Golf - Golf can best be defined as an endless series of tragedies obscured by the occasional miracle, followed by a good bottle of beer.Golf! You hit dow....   Read more...

Fun & Games
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
Fun & Games - Click the large image on the left to view the puzzles.Click small image to view the answers.....   Read more...

Government Relations Report Issue 67
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
Government Relations Report Issue 67 - As you have no doubt already read in the President’s Report, CSA president Don Gardiner and research and communications officer Michael MacKenzie we....   Read more...

Pairing Potato Salad with Wine
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
Pairing Potato Salad with Wine - The potato salad is no doubt the most convenient and easiest side dish to make to accompany barbecued seafood, poultry, pork and beef. Wine-lo....   Read more...

The Cruellest Month by Louise Penny
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
The Cruellest Month by Louise Penny - If you haven't yet visited the exquisite little village of Three Pines in the Eastern Townships of Quebec, you're in for a treat. The Cruellest Month ....   Read more...

Update on Florida Snowbirds’ Tax Crisis - CSANews, Spring 2008
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
Update on Florida Snowbirds’ Tax Crisis - CSANews, Spring 2008 - Kudos to Peter Benedek for his article about Florida’s outrageous property tax system. He gave us all a real perspective of snowbirds continually be....   Read more...

Windsor/Detroit Border Crossing!
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
Windsor/Detroit Border Crossing! - Making reference to your reply to the letter in issue 66 of CSANews re: Florida Driver’s Licence, I would like to tell you about our experience and,....   Read more...

Things Never Change
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
Things Never Change - Gentlemen: It's really a shame that fuel economy means so little to automobile manufacturers, when so many people are conscious of how much their own ....   Read more...

What Does it Really Cost?
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
What Does it Really Cost? - Dear Bird Talk,In the spring issue of CSANews, Mr. Quigley, in his article “What Does it Really Cost?,” refers to “slimy lawyers.” apparently,....   Read more...

Florida Driver’s Licence
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
Florida Driver’s Licence - Dear Bird Talk,It was with some surprise that I read your article about needing a Florida driver’s licence in order to register a car in Florida. Ov....   Read more...

Car Insurance in the U.S.
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
Car Insurance in the U.S. - Dear Bird Talk,I thought this info might be of some interest to other snowbirds who might be contemplating purchasing a car in the U.S. My wife and I ....   Read more...

Vehicle Registration in Florida
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
Vehicle Registration in Florida - Dear Bird Talk,I reference the advice given to John & Debbie Chalmers in the spring 08 issue in the bird talk section. You stated that Florida req....   Read more...