CSANews Issue 79


Issue 79 Summer 2011
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Editor's Message
Posted date : Jul 08, 2011.
Tour the Emerald Isle Affordable RVing The Facts About Incontinence Editor's Message - The circle is complete! Over the last few issues, we have received both eloquent and atrocious pleas to stay out of politics, to fire Michael ....   Read more...

Searching for Leprechauns
Posted date : Jul 08, 2011.
Ireland Searching for Leprechauns - Our Ring of Kerry drive continued to Sneem, a village of bright pink, yellow, green and blue homes, restaurants and shops. Flower pots....   Read more...

Bulgur
Posted date : Jul 08, 2011.
Bulgur - I've been revelling in the beauty of bulgur of late. Bulgur is unappreciated and underrated and spelled in a variety of ways, such as bulgar&#....   Read more...

Opinion With Michael Coren
Posted date : Jul 08, 2011.
Opinion With Michael Coren - In April, my new book, "Why Catholics Are Right" (McClelland & Stewart) was published. I knew that it would be provocative, but I did ....   Read more...

President's Message
Posted date : Jul 08, 2011.
President's Message - One of the questions I was asked most often this winter was "when can we expect to see the new, 10-year Canadian passport?" As many of you are awa....   Read more...

Government Report
Posted date : Jul 08, 2011.
Government Report - As I sit down to write my column for the summer edition of CSANews, CSA President Bob Slack and staff are just days away from a five-day visit to ....   Read more...

Looking Good!
Posted date : Jul 08, 2011.
Looking Good! - Three elderly gentlemen were talking about what their grandchildren wouldbe saying about them fifty years from now."I would like my grandchi....   Read more...

The Price of Canadian Health Care
Posted date : Jul 08, 2011.
The Price of Canadian Health Care - An American, a Scot and a Canadian were in a terrible car accident. They were all brought to the same emergency room, but all three of them di....   Read more...

Money-saving Tips: Extending Your RV Travel Dollars
Posted date : Jul 08, 2011.
Money-saving Tips: Extending Your RV Travel Dollars - The latest Campfire Canvass survey of RV owners conducted by the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) revealed that 53% intend to use their ....   Read more...

Are Home Equity Loans a Viable Financial Strategy?
Posted date : Jul 08, 2011.
Are Home Equity Loans a Viable Financial Strategy? - Things To Consider Before You Take Out a Home Equity LoanHave you seen the commercials about "home equity loans" or "reverse mortgages?" You know,....   Read more...

Length of Stay
Posted date : Jul 08, 2011.
Length of Stay - I travel to Arizona for six months every winter and also cross the border to shop in the summer months. A friend told me that every border-crossing fo....   Read more...

Special Car Insurance Needed for Snowbirds
Posted date : Jul 08, 2011.
Special Car Insurance Needed for Snowbirds - I have been following up with The Co-operators since the article in the winter magazine. They have been giving confusing information until finally,....   Read more...

Subtracting Time From Six Months
Posted date : Jul 08, 2011.
Subtracting Time From Six Months - I sit in dismay, having read your response re: subtracting time from six months. You say that a fewer-than-30-day return to Canada cannot be subtr....   Read more...

Tampered: A Dr. Zol Szabo Medical Mystery
Posted date : Jul 08, 2011.
Tampered: A Dr. Zol Szabo Medical Mystery - It's murder in an upscale retirement mansion. In "Tampered," author Dr. Ross Pennie weaves a tale of page-turning suspense with the real scien....   Read more...

Gerry and Joan Back in Canada
Posted date : Jul 08, 2011.
Gerry and Joan Back in Canada - Like you, we are back in Canada. I am sure that most of you will agree, it is nice to avoid the Canadian winter, but it is always nice to ....   Read more...

Troublesome Urinary Problems: Symptoms We Don’t Talk About
Posted date : Jul 08, 2011.
Troublesome Urinary Problems: Symptoms We Don’t Talk About - At my recent annual health checkup, my family doctor asked, along with countless other questions, about my bladder function. How often did....   Read more...

...they read our policy, and they know!
Posted date : Jul 08, 2011.
...they read our policy, and they know! - In 2008 (the last available statistics), the U.S. health-care system provided many free medical and hospital services under their Medicare and Med....   Read more...

Safe Medication Use
Posted date : Jul 08, 2011.
Safe Medication Use - • Medication must never be shared. What helps you, may seriously hurt someone else.• Your medication records are kept confidential and are not....   Read more...

Single Lens Glasses - Fall Prevention
Posted date : Jul 08, 2011.
Single Lens Glasses - Fall Prevention - Multi-focal glasses - bifocals, trifocals and progressives - are good for tasks that require you to adjust your focus from distant to near objects....   Read more...

10 Tips for Keeping Your Back Healthy
Posted date : Jul 08, 2011.
10 Tips for Keeping Your Back Healthy - Research shows that 80 per cent of Canadians will experience back pain at some point in their lives. When it comes to back pain, prevention is oft....   Read more...

How to Mention the Unmentionables to Your Health Care Provider
Posted date : Jul 08, 2011.
How to Mention the Unmentionables to Your Health Care Provider - Are you anxious to talk to your health professional about urinary incontinence, prostate problems, sexual dysfunction, sexually transmitte....   Read more...