CSANews Issue 76


Issue 76 Fall 2010
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Letter from the Editor
Posted date : Oct 01, 2010.
Seeking Adventure? Deciphering Dividends What Are You Taking? Letter from the Editor - What a response! You have outdone yourselves, again, and sent in almost 1,500 responses to our Spring CSANews Survey. With the price of po....   Read more...

Valley Fever
Posted date : Sep 17, 2010.
Valley Fever - Dear Bird Talk,I have been a user of this coverage (Medipac) for the past five years during our stays at our home base while in the U.S., Apac....   Read more...

Taking Pets Across the Border
Posted date : Sep 17, 2010.
Taking Pets Across the Border - Dear Bird Talk,My wife and I are recently retired; we are seriously considering becoming snowbirds. We are wondering if we can take our pets acros....   Read more...

Rental Fee Correction
Posted date : Sep 17, 2010.
Rental Fee Correction - Dear Bird Talk,With regards to your story in the summer issue Re: Chris & Liz Butler, I think that you meant the rental fee was AU$600-700....   Read more...

First Ontario CSA Picnic
Posted date : Sep 17, 2010.
First Ontario CSA Picnic - Dear Bird Talk,It was a bright sunny day on Monday, March 15, 2010 when the first Ontario CSA picnic was held at Fort DeSoto Park, Sit....   Read more...

Coren Comments
Posted date : Sep 17, 2010.
Coren Comments - Dear Bird Talk,Thank you for printing Michael Coren's column in the summer Issue 75 regarding some Canadians' perception of the United Sta....   Read more...

Snowbird Cruise Alert!
Posted date : Sep 17, 2010.
Snowbird Cruise Alert! - We have all read our travel insurance policies, haven't we? Do we really understand what they say?I want to point out the difference between r....   Read more...

Special Guest Columnist - Michael Coren
Posted date : Sep 17, 2010.
Special Guest Columnist - Michael Coren - The Liberal party appears to have an intimate love affair with effortless elitism and divided loyalties. Otherwise, it would not insist on repeate....   Read more...

Overtreated: Why Too Much Medicine is Making Us Sicker and Poorer
Posted date : Sep 17, 2010.
Overtreated: Why Too Much Medicine is Making Us Sicker and Poorer - Overtreated is an important book. It's even been described as a "bombshell of a book." In it, award-winning journalist Shannon Brownlee dissec....   Read more...

Government Relations Report
Posted date : Sep 17, 2010.
Government Relations Report - Summer can often be a challenging time at which to have snowbird issues debated in our national media and by the members of our legislative assemblies....   Read more...

Valley Fever FAQ
Posted date : Sep 15, 2010.
Valley Fever FAQ - Valley Fever is a fungal lung infection caused by coccidiodes organisms. The fungi, found in soil, are stirred into the air and then breathed ....   Read more...

When To Take Your Vitamins
Posted date : Sep 17, 2010.
When To Take Your Vitamins - The best method of taking your vitamins is spaced throughout the day; there is evidence that taking them at specific intervals may help with their abs....   Read more...

Driving and Skin Cancers in Men
Posted date : Sep 17, 2010.
Driving and Skin Cancers in Men - Researchers from Saint Louis University Medical Center reported an alarmingly high incidence of left-sided facial skin cancers in men. They reviewed t....   Read more...

The Ins and Outs of Dividend Investing
Posted date : Sep 17, 2010.
The Ins and Outs of Dividend Investing - Looking for income and growth? Look for dividends.Lately, investors have been faced with a difficult choice. On one hand, equity investors hav....   Read more...

Vitamins & Supplements: What should I Take?
Posted date : Sep 17, 2010.
Vitamins & Supplements: What should I Take? - There is probably no area of medicine which has provoked more controversy and differing opinions over the years than the recommendations which doctors....   Read more...

The Undiscovered Superfood
Posted date : Sep 17, 2010.
The Undiscovered Superfood - I eat yogurt every day because it's good for me and I love it; I keep a tub of fat-free, plain yogurt in the refrigerator because I have yet to ma....   Read more...

Travels of Gerry and Joan
Posted date : Sep 17, 2010.
Travels of Gerry and Joan - I am sure that most of us enjoyed the hot summer and are now looking forward to a nice, warm winter season in the south (cross our fingers!).One thing....   Read more...

Let's Go RVing!
Posted date : Sep 17, 2010.
Let's Go RVing! - At our core, we are explorers. It's in our bones, our marrow and our guts to venture out and discover. Exploration and adventure are vital to the ....   Read more...

Demystifying the Amazon
Posted date : Oct 01, 2010.
Demystifying the Amazon Demystifying the Amazon - An Amazon cruise is all about shattering misconceptions. Even at the planning stage, the river's size changed our intentions of taking a full-....   Read more...

President's Message - Issue 76
Posted date : Oct 01, 2010.
President's Message - Issue 76 - Well here I am writing to you in the fall edition of CSANews... can you believe it? It's certainly been one of the hottest summers in quite a whil....   Read more...

Senior Marriage
Posted date : Oct 01, 2010.
Senior Marriage - There were two elderly people living in a Florida mobile home park. He was a widower and she a widow. They had known one another for a number of years....   Read more...

Florida Seniors
Posted date : Oct 01, 2010.
Florida Seniors - A senior citizen in Florida bought a brand-new Mercedes convertible. He took off down the road, flooring it to 80 mph and enjoying the wind blowing th....   Read more...