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In Memoriam: Jack Kiuru
Posted date : Dec 06, 2010.
In Memoriam: Jack Kiuru - It is with deep sadness and regret that we must announce the death of our dear friend and colleague Jack Kiuru.     Jack had a long and di....   Read more...

New Brunswick Election
Posted date : Sep 23, 2010.
New Brunswick Election - Important Information for New Brunswick VotersOn Monday, September 27, 2010 the citizens of New Brunswick will choose their next provincial go....   Read more...

Florida and Texas requirements for licences and identification cards
Posted date : Dec 12, 2009.
Florida and Texas requirements for licences and identification cards - As Canada and the U.S. continue to increase the anti-counterfeiting security features of government-issued photo identification cards (such as driver&....   Read more...

Hands-free cell phone laws in Canada and the U.S.
Posted date : Dec 12, 2009.
Hands-free cell phone laws in Canada and the U.S. - In Ontario, the new hands-free cell phone law came into effect on October 26, 2009. If you're driving and need to use your cell phone,....   Read more...

2010 CSA Member Survey
Posted date : Jun 09, 2010.
2010 CSA Member Survey - Every couple of years the CSA polls our members to on various lifestyle issues to understand how our membership has been changing over time. Typically....   Read more...

Check the expiry of your driver’s licence or licence plate sticker
Posted date : Sep 22, 2009.
Check the expiry of your driver’s licence or licence plate sticker - Please note that while you may not have received your renewal notice in the mail, you may be able to walk into a provincial licensing office and r....   Read more...

Check the expiry on your provincial health card
Posted date : Sep 22, 2009.
Check the expiry on your provincial health card - If you reside in Ontario, Québec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland & Labrador or PEI and your health card is due to expir....   Read more...

Enhanced driver’s licence
Posted date : Sep 22, 2009.
Enhanced driver’s licence - The new enhanced driver's licence (EDL) will get you across the border by land, but not by air. Therefore, if you travel to the U.S. by ca....   Read more...

Videos - A Pittance of Time, Terry Kelly
Posted date : Nov 05, 2009.
Videos - A Pittance of Time, Terry Kelly - On November 11, 1999 Terry Kelly was in a Shoppers Drug Mart store in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. At 10:55 AM an announcement came over the store's PA....   Read more...

Don’t Forward “Chain Letter” E-mails!
Posted date : Apr 30, 2009.
Don’t Forward “Chain Letter” E-mails! - Friends and family enjoy forwarding e-mails to us that share messages of hope, remind us of why we are doing well, draw our attention to a sub....   Read more...

Feeling Insecure about Online Security?
Posted date : Apr 30, 2009.
Feeling Insecure about Online Security? - Whenever you are prompted to provide personal information online, especially credit card or bank account information when making a purchase, t....   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...

Veterans Affairs Canada Benefits
Posted date : May 24, 2008.
Veterans Affairs Canada Benefits - Feeling the pinch of restrictions onyour pension or retirement benefits? If you are a veteran, you may be eligible for certain benefits through Vetera....   Read more...

Save the CBC Orchestra
Posted date : May 24, 2008.
Save the CBC Orchestra - The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's recent decision to reprogram the format of CBC Radio 2 has led to the decision to disband the now 70-year-old ....   Read more...

Consumer Protection
Posted date : Aug 07, 2007.
Consumer Protection - Home RenovationsRenovations don’t automatically add to the value of your home. Don’t be talked into unnecessary renovations. Don’t be pressured ....   Read more...

Beware of SPIM
Posted date : May 28, 2007.
Beware of SPIM - Now that we are well trained in the art of avoiding spam in our e-mail accounts, we should also now be wary of Instant Messages from unknown users whe....   Read more...

Get it in writing!
Posted date : May 23, 2007.
Get it in writing! - A recent study conducted by psychologists at the University of Washington found that persons in their mid 60's and older were easily swayed and were m....   Read more...

Indoor Air Quality
Posted date : May 20, 2007.
Indoor Air Quality - Is the air quality inside your home up to snuff? Floors, carpets and upholstery can be major sources of bacteria, mould spores and allergies. You m....   Read more...

Do Not Call List
Posted date : Apr 20, 2007.
Do Not Call List - Recently the United States government made the Do Not Call Registry available nationally. Once an individual registers their US cellular or home phone....   Read more...

Phone Fraud Follow-up
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
Phone Fraud Follow-up - In the last issue of CSA News, we informed you of a scam in which you would be asked to call a number to inquire about a sick or deceased relative. Ke....   Read more...

Don't be Fooled by Imitations!
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
Don't be Fooled by Imitations! - There have been several organizations attempting to take advantage of our SNOWBIRD name. Please be advised that the CANADIAN SNOWBIRD ASSOCIATION has ....   Read more...

Drive Now, Talk Later!
Posted date : Apr 09, 2007.
Drive Now, Talk Later! - Talking on a cellular phone while driving may be as dangerous ­ perhaps more so ­ than drinking and driving. Researchers at the British Transport Re....   Read more...

Do not press 90#!
Posted date : Mar 09, 2007.
Do not press 90#! - Do NOT press 90# on your home phone. A person identifying himself as an AT&T service technician conducting a test on our telephone line called a f....   Read more...

Email Attacks
Posted date : Mar 08, 2007.
Email Attacks - We have all heard of computer viruses and they can be devastating to the information you have accumulated in your computer. Most viruses are spread th....   Read more...

Canada Post
Posted date : Mar 03, 2007.
Canada Post - CSA member J. Winterburn ran into an interesting predicament last winter with Canada Post. When his insurance company sent a registered letter to Mr. ....   Read more...

Unscrupulous Telemarketers
Posted date : Mar 03, 2007.
Unscrupulous Telemarketers - If you suspect that unscrupulous telemarketers are targeting a relative or friend, watch for the following signs:A marked increase in the amount of ....   Read more...