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Special Action Fund - Special Action Fund
The Special Action Fund is a vital resource when a threat to the rights and privileges of our members is imminent. Every dollar donated is held in a separate account that is independent of the daily operating budget of the CSA....
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CSA Auto Club - CSA Auto Club
CSA Auto Club - The CSA Auto Club is one of the most affordable and comprehensive roadside assistance programs for all your emergency roadside needs....
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International Driving Permit - International Driving Permit
International Driving Permit resolved by the Canadian Snowbird Assoication. International Drivers License no longer required....
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Florida IDP Repealed - Florida IDP Repealed
Canadian Snowbird Association successful in having Florida' IDP legislation repealed....
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Issue 98 - Issue 98
CSANews is the official publication of the Canadian Snowbird Association, and is mailed to members on a quarterly basis. The publication is also available for download onto members' computers and iPads, through iTunes....
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Georgia IDP - Georgia rescinds international Driving premit requirement
GEORGIA RESCINDS INTERNATIONAL Driving PERMIT REQUIREMENT...
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Birdtalk - Advanced tickets
Dear Bird Talk, I just had to write to express my deep disappointment with the C.S.A....
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Birdtalk - Fraud Safety Precaution
Dear Bird Talk, A SAFETY PRECAUTION Place the contents of your wallet on a photocopy machine, do both sides of each licence, credit card, etc....
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Birdtalk - Driver's License for Trailers
Dear Bird Talk, Further to my conversation with Ellen White at the Texas Snowbird Show....
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Birdtalk - Importing a Car from the US
Dear Bird Talk, I read with great interest Ross Quigley’s editorial in your summer 2006 issue of CSANews. Could you possibly relay my comments to him, as well as a few queries I have about his car importing experience?...
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Birdtalk - Shinglers
Dear Bird Talk, I got shingles in March in Arizona about a month before we came home, and the pain pills I’d been prescribed prevented me from Driving (drowsiness, etc.), so we had to pay a friend from Ontario to fly down and drive us home....
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Birdtalk - 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. Over the years, I have purchased three cars in Florida and registered them with my B.C. driver’s...
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Birdtalk - 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....
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Birdtalk - Florida Driver's Licence and Insurance
Dear Bird Talk, I read with interest the letters of my snowbird colleagues and would like to offer my experience and opinion....
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Birdtalk - Driving Trips in California, Nevada, Arizona
Dear Bird Talk, Just a word of caution to those of us who travel to Nevada, Arizona and California and use Shell, Chevron, Valero or Diamond Shamrock service stations. If you use a Visa or MasterCard, these cards are not accepted...
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Birdtalk - Driving to Myrtle Beach
Dear Bird Talk, Your article headed "Myrtle Beach" by Gordon Garrison stated that the Driving time to Myrtle Beach from Ontario was about 12 hours....
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Birdtalk - Renew your license!
Dear Bird Talk, Imagine our surprise when my wife was stopped and ticketed for Driving without a licence - $400 plus....
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Birdtalk - Are You Insured While In Florida For Six Months?
Dear Bird Talk: ARE YOU INSURED WHILE IN FLORIDA FOR SIX MONTHS? You can imagine my surprise when I walked into the local Co-Operators office to pick up my pink slip for proof of insurance, as I was leaving for Florida before my actual renewal...
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Birdtalk - Car Insurance Limits in the USA
Dear Bird Talk, I read with interest the article in Bird Talk regarding car insurance and was petrified that I probably was Driving in the U.S. potentially without insurance....
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Birdtalk - A new law in Arizona requiring proof of residence!
There is a new law in Arizona requiring proof of residence, which is being challenged in the courts, and no one is certain what the real law is at this point....
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Birdtalk - Problems in importing a car
We purchased a used car here in California and are planning on Driving it back to BC this year. Wondering if we will have any problems crossing the border... There will be import fees and HST as well as duty if the car was manufactured outside of...
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Birdtalk - International Driver’s Permits
We have been alarmed to hear that from Jan 1, 2013, we are required to have an international driver’s permit, which we don't have. We are likely to be booked as Driving without a licence if we are stopped for ANY traffic offence....
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Birdtalk - Car Registration
Can we register our car in Arizona, or do we have to take it back to the Canada/U.S. border?...
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Birdtalk - Driving a US registered vehicle in Canada
I would like to inquire about being able to drive one of these U.S. vehicles back to Ottawa, Canada....
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Birdtalk - Shipping a car
While trying to arrange shipment of a second vehicle to Florida, I discovered the murky world of auto shippers....
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Birdtalk - Higher premium for those with change in medication
Why do insurance companies that provide outside-of-Canada health insurance have you pay a higher premium for health insurance if you have a change in medication, with higher or lower dose, and you are deemed unstable for 180 days and you are not...
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Birdtalk - Cost-effectiveness of removing Driving coverages
This may be old hat to experienced snowbirds, but it was news to us. We are newbie snowbirds planning to spend February through April in South Carolina....
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Birdtalk - U.S. auto insurance
We own a home in Arizona and have two vehicles registered and insured there. We have always maintained full insurance on the vehicles........
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CSA Articles - Automobile Returns
Automobile Returns Automobile returns using a Driving service company after an accident in the US. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Snowbird Precautions
Snowbird Precautions Here are some wise words of caution from the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade: - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Mexico - Hotel Hacienda El Contadero
Mexico - Hotel Hacienda El Contadero Patricia and I and our 10-year-old son, Sam, recently returned from the "real" Mexico, and I didn't even know it existed. My previous experiences of Mexico were of poverty, tourist traps with their U.S. prices,...
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CSA Articles - Vision & Hearing Problems of Older Adults
Vision & Hearing Problems of Older Adults The most common eye conditions include cataract, macular degeneration and glaucoma. Persons with diabetes are vulnerable to a number of other conditions as well, including retinal hemorrhages, retinal...
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CSA Articles - Importing a Car from the US
Importing a Car from the US Dear Bird Talk, I read with great interest Ross Quigley’s editorial in your summer 2006 issue of CSANews. Could you possibly relay my comments to him, as well as a few queries I have about his car importing experience?...
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CSA Articles - Insurance Update Issue 61
Insurance Update Issue 61 At the recent Canadian Snowbird Association board meeting, Roland Bélanger, the CSA’s Quebec Director, passed me a piece of history. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Our 58th Wedding Anniversary
Our 58th Wedding Anniversary Hi Folks! Back in August, Beth and I celebrated our 58th wedding anniversary by participating in a three-day mystery tour. The only information we had was that we would need our passports. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles...
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CSA Articles - Ken and Elsie Forbes
Ken and Elsie Forbes Ken Forbes and his wife, Elsie, are what you could call typical Canadians. They raised a family of three – two girls and a boy – and each has married. The Forbes have three grandchildren and three step-grandchildren. -...
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CSA Articles - Snowbird Survey 2006
Snowbird Survey 2006 The results are in! And we must say – Canadians, or rather Canadian Snowbirds, are a true symbol of democracy and a shining example of how Canadians of all stripes and ages should exercise their right to vote in Canada’s...
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CSA Articles - Pension Benefits
Pension Benefits Hi Folks! If you have been a regular reader of this column, you will recall my comments about the pension plan that I and 2,300 other former employees belonged to. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Drive Safely
Drive Safely Nearly 80 per cent of all automobile accidents involve driver inattention, according to a major report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Newfoundland and Labrador
Newfoundland and Labrador Around 60 years ago, the term“Newfie Screech” came into our vernacular. It seems that during the Second World War, a lot of our enlisted personnel had spent a tour of duty in the colony that eventually became Canada’s...
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CSA Articles - Dr. Bob's Top 10 List for Healthy Living
Dr. Bob's Top 10 List for Healthy Living The following article summarizes the presentation given at the Snowbird Extravaganzas and CSA Winter Information Meetings held throughout the southern states this winter. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles...
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CSA Articles - Along Florida's Highways & Byways
Along Florida's Highways & Byways Dave Hunter tackles the state of Florida with his new publication. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Travel Health and Safety Tips
Travel Health and Safety Tips While the majority of Canadian seniors who travel outside of Canada go to the United States and in particular, the sunbelt states during the winter, there is a growing number of us who travel to other world...
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CSA Articles - President's Message Issue 56
President's Message Issue 56 I can't believe the summer has gone by so fast. We have been very busy attending political functions as well as meeting with individual government officials. We presented the concerns of you – our members – and can...
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CSA Articles - Portugal
Portugal The new "Hot Spot" for snowbirds? - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - For thy Sake, Tobacco
For thy Sake, Tobacco A few words about Cuba's most notorious export. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - From the Desk of Don Slinger
From the Desk of Don Slinger Hi Folks! Beth and I attended another very successful Snowbird Extravaganza and CSA Annual Meeting in Lakeland back in January. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Some comments heard in the year 1957
Some comments heard in the year 1957 "I'll tell you one thing, if things keep going the way they are, it's going to be impossible to buy a weeks groceries for $20.00." - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Tired? Don't Drive!
Tired? Don't Drive! Here's the scenario: You're Driving along a monotonous highway. Perhaps you didn't sleep well the night before, or perhaps you just ate a big meal. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - In For a Penny In For a Pound
In For a Penny In For a Pound In For a Penny In For a Pound The Adventures and Misadventures of a Wireless Operator in Bomber Command. By Howard Hewer (Stoddart Publishers, 272 pages, CDN$ 17.60) - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Things that make me wonder aloud...
Things that make me wonder aloud... Things that make me wonder aloud... - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Golf Hidden Bargins
Golf Hidden Bargins Posh putting at below-par prices! - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Always Find Your Way with GPS
Always Find Your Way with GPS The world is ever-changing with new technologies coming to market to offer new products and services that will make life simpler, more exciting and safer. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Travelling With a Pet?
Travelling With a Pet? Taking your pet with you to your southern destination? - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - A Tribute to Retiring CSA President Ellen White
A Tribute to Retiring CSA President Ellen White For the past two years, the CSA has been guided by our version of the "Iron Lady." - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Survey Trends
Survey Trends One thousand three hundred and eighteen snowbirds took the time to complete the eight page survey in our recent CSANews. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Age-Related Vision Loss
Age-Related Vision Loss Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in people over 65 and the leading cause of severe vision loss in people over 50. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Osteoporosis: What You Should Know
Osteoporosis: What You Should Know Minor changes in your lifestyle net major returns to your health. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Snowbirding in Cuba
Snowbirding in Cuba Cuba's most important tourism company - Cubanacán - has developed a comprehensive proposal for your winter stay abroad. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Driver's License for Trailers
Driver's License for Trailers Dear Bird Talk, Further to my conversation with Ellen White at the Texas Snowbird Show. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Driving South
Driving South Warm fall days, cool October evenings, dew on the early morning grass; as the weather changes, many of us - whether full-time Snowbirds, Winter Texans or Southern Visitors - will be thinking about our winter in the sun... it's time to...
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CSA Articles - Letter from the Editor Issue 44
Letter from the Editor Issue 44 Well, we're back! Hopefully you will have had time to read our Summer issue which was really delivered in the Fall, as you obviously noticed. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Drive Now, Talk Later!
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 Research Laboratories tested cell phone users in a Driving simulator. -...
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CSA Articles - Animal Crackers
Animal Crackers Frank's parrot swore like a sailor, he could swear for five minutes straight without repeating himself. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - The Snowbird Annual Plan
The Snowbird Annual Plan We all know that snowbirds are special people. They are more active, more curious, more adventurous, friendlier and they certainly travel more than most people. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Fraud Safety Precaution
Fraud Safety Precaution Dear Bird Talk, A SAFETY PRECAUTION Place the contents of your wallet on a photocopy machine, do both sides of each licence, credit card, etc. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - On the Road
On the Road I left Florida heading toward the Canadian border, when I decided to stop at a comfort station. The first stall was occupied, so I went to the second one. I was no sooner seated than I heard a voice from the next stall: - Snowbird Info -...
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CSA Articles - Counting Alligator Teeth
Counting Alligator Teeth Did you know that two out of five Florida swamp alligators have bad breath? They do...and I should know since I've been surrounded by them and within a foot of their gaping jaws! But I'm getting ahead of myself. - Snowbird...
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CSA Articles - Letter from the Editor Issue 41
Letter from the Editor Issue 41 I still remember my first experience with a "summer" Christmas ­ what a strange feeling. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Car Service You Can Trust
Car Service You Can Trust Does the thought of getting your car repaired make you cringe, because you're never really satisfied with the quality of repair service? - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Preparing for This Year's Border Crossing
Preparing for This Year's Border Crossing At the time of this update, the turmoil in the U.S. is still painfully fresh and there has been much discussion about our shared border. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Stop and Smell the Roses
Stop and Smell the Roses Ellen White tells us to slow down and enjoy the beauty that surrounds us. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Care Care
Care Care The purchase of a car is one of the major purchases you make in your life. It may not be a living thing, but if you want to ensure it a long life, you need to provide it with tender loving care. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Barcelona: Built on Beauty
Barcelona: Built on Beauty Spain is legendary throughout history for its beautiful and passionate Flamenco dancers, matadors, Latin lovers and its incredible countryside, which inspires much the same passion. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - The Border "Mind Game"
The Border "Mind Game" Preparing for potential stress when crossing the U.S. border. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Letter from the Editor Issue 36
Letter from the Editor Issue 36 Awarm welcome to Barry Lavalley who has written one of our feature "Lifestyle" articles this issue and, of course, we always turn to Dave Hunter, the author of Along the I75, for Driving tips and routes to our...
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CSA Articles - Fast Facts Issue 36
Fast Facts Issue 36 You can find information on just about anything on the Internet. The following is just a sample of what can be found when you use a search engine and a little curiosity. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - CSA on the web, eh!
CSA on the web, eh! With the passing of the torch from the old millennium to the new, all the predictions of calamity, destruction and catastrophes did not come to pass, so everyone carried on business as usual. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles...
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CSA Articles - Chaos!
Chaos! Canada's medicare system is under stress! More than $4 billion dollars have been cut from the provincial transfers to the provinces, and these monies were used primarily for education, and guess what ­ medicare. - Snowbird Info - CSA...
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CSA Articles - Leisure Time
Leisure Time Seniors generally have more leisure time than those in younger age groups. In 1992, people aged 65 and over had an average of 7.7 hours of free time each day or two hours more than the age 15 to 64 demographic. - Snowbird Info - CSA...
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CSA Articles - From the Desk of Don Slinger Issue 34
From the Desk of Don Slinger Issue 34 Hi Folks! Lest we forget. A simple three-word phrase repeated by many but understood by few. What better time for a veteran of the Second World War to reflect than on Remembrance Day. - Snowbird Info - CSA...
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CSA Articles - Speed Traps
Speed Traps A recent article in the National Post has warned motorists to avoid the north Florida towns of Lawtey and Waldo. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Snowbird Survival Guide
Snowbird Survival Guide SURVIVING THE U.S. DOLLAR In another time, the Canadian dollar was worth a lot of money . . . $1.05 U.S. We loved it; Canadians would head off to the U.S. border to enjoy weekend shopping sprees. - Snowbird Info - CSA...
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CSA Articles - From the Desk of Don Slinger Issue 33
From the Desk of Don Slinger Issue 33 20 Pre-departure Tips to Simplify Your Life. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - CSA President's Award
CSA President's Award CSA President’s Award The president and board of directors is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s CSA PRESIDENT’S AWARD. Instituted in 2003, the award recognizes members who have served the CSA in an...
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CSA Articles - Yukon
Yukon During the first few years of that golden heyday, Dawson City flourished, growing from a few tented shelters into a community of almost 40,000. Ladies had joined the men too, providing much-needed services such as cooking, sewing, laundering...
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CSA Articles - Shinglers
Shinglers Dear Bird Talk, I got shingles in March in Arizona about a month before we came home, and the pain pills I’d been prescribed prevented me from Driving (drowsiness, etc.), so we had to pay a friend from Ontario to fly down and drive us...
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CSA Articles - Switzerland: Somebody Has To Do It
Switzerland: Somebody Has To Do It Travel Writer Dave Hunter eats his way through Switzerland - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Eleanor Isbister
Eleanor Isbister We often tend to think of 'snowbirds' in the plural. However, not all who enjoy the warmth of sunnier climes have mates. We decided to look for a snowbird in the singular. Luckily, we found one in the province of Quebec – a...
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CSA Articles - Costa Rica
Costa Rica When the very first set of European adventurers laid eyes upon this area off Central America, they wrote that this is indeed a very "rich coast." They were right. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Accidents: Causes and Prevention
Accidents: Causes and Prevention Having spent 25 years as an Ontario coroner and 15 years involved in insurance claims by travelling Canadians who suffer from accidents, I am acutely aware of the types of incidents to which seniors are subject,...
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CSA Articles - Snowbirds’ Florida Tax Crisis
Snowbirds’ Florida Tax Crisis Last summer, you read here about how Florida’s property tax system was rigged against snowbirds. You'll recall that the Save-Our-Homes Amendment (SOH), introduced in Florida in the 90s to protect (homesteaded)...
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CSA Articles - Florida Driver’s Licence
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. Over the years, I have purchased three cars in Florida and registered...
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CSA Articles - Car Insurance in the U.S.
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. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Ont. poised to rein in electronic devices while Driving
Ont. poised to rein in electronic devices while Driving TORONTO - Ontario will introduce legislation Tuesday afternoon to ban the use of such hand-held electronic devices as cellphones, BlackBerrys and text-messaging systems while Driving. -...
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CSA Articles - Florida Driver's Licence and Insurance
Florida Driver's Licence and Insurance Dear Bird Talk, I read with interest the letters of my snowbird colleagues and would like to offer my experience and opinion. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - President’s Message
President’s Message Over the last few weeks, some people have been asking me what impact the current global financial crisis is having on snowbird travel. Many of these voices, particularly in some of the media interviews which I have been...
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CSA Articles - Snowbird profile : Bill and Donna Scott
Snowbird profile : Bill and Donna Scott About a dozen or so years ago, Bill and Donna Scott started looking for a spot to spend a little time away from Ontario's normally unpleasant weather in November. They wanted to go south, yes, but...
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CSA Articles - Roads, Walls and Wheels - North England
Roads, Walls and Wheels - North England We are in North England and this two thousand year old road, now designated “A69” and “B6318,” runs across a desolate and barren countryside as it has done since first surveyed in 122 AD. We...
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CSA Articles - Driving Trips in California, Nevada, Arizona
Driving Trips in California, Nevada, Arizona Dear Bird Talk, Just a word of caution to those of us who travel to Nevada, Arizona and California and use Shell, Chevron, Valero or Diamond Shamrock service stations. If you use a Visa or...
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CSA Articles - Driving to Myrtle Beach
Driving to Myrtle Beach Dear Bird Talk, Your article headed "Myrtle Beach" by Gordon Garrison stated that the Driving time to Myrtle Beach from Ontario was about 12 hours. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Marcel and Ernestine Bonneau
Marcel and Ernestine Bonneau I'll bet you thought that all snowbirds fly south for the winter. Not so! Some, in fact quite a few, stay right here in Canada. They fly away from the sub-zero weather, yes. But they go west instead of...
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CSA Articles - Memory loss and aging: what’s normal and what’s not
Memory loss and aging: what’s normal and what’s not Some memory loss with aging is completely normal. As we get older, we lose brain cells, a few at a time, and our bodies make less of the chemicals that help our brain cells to work. Therefore,...
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CSA Articles - Renew your license!
Renew your license! Dear Bird Talk, Imagine our surprise when my wife was stopped and ticketed for Driving without a licence - $400 plus. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Into the Spirit of Things, St. Augustine, Florida
Into the Spirit of Things, St. Augustine, Florida I’m sitting in the haunted bedroom of a haunted inn, in St. Augustine, Florida, arguably the most haunted city in North America. Kathy and I will be sleeping here for the next two...
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CSA Articles - Travel Tips for Going South
Travel Tips for Going South As many of us prepare for some winter months in the sunny south, it is helpful to review the many considerations, especially relating to our health issues, that are necessary before we leave, during our...
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CSA Articles - Ontario Driver's Licence
Ontario Driver's Licence As many of you are aware there is a strike at all Drive Test locations throughout the province of Ontario. This strike has halted many services including new driver tests, road tests and drivers licence renewals. The...
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CSA Articles - Florida and Texas requirements for licences and identification cards
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’s licences, photo ID cards...
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CSA Articles - Hands-free cell phone laws in Canada and the U.S.
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, you have two choices: use a hands-free device such...
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CSA Articles - Government Relations Report Issue 73
Government Relations Report Issue 73 As our members from Ontario may be aware, we are heading into the fourth month of a strike at all DriveTest locations throughout the province. This strike has halted many services including new-driver...
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CSA Articles - Spending the winter in California’s “spa city”
Spending the winter in California’s “spa city” For the past 17 years, Dale and Lyn Collett have made Desert Hot Springs, California their home away from home. “My sister and brother-in-law introduced us to the park,” says...
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CSA Articles - The loonie soars
The loonie soars It’s been a good year for the loonie. In the midst of a severe global recession, the Canadian dollar has turned in a strong performance, although that performance certainly hasn’t been slow and steady. - Snowbird Info -...
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CSA Articles - Keep Your Mouth Shut
Keep Your Mouth Shut A police officer pulls over a speeding car. The officer says," I clocked you at 80 miles per hour, sir." The driver says, "Gee, officer, I had it on cruise control at 60; perhaps your radar gun needs...
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CSA Articles - How are YOU Feeling?
How are YOU Feeling? Farmer Brown decided that his injuries from the accident were serious enough to take the trucking company which was responsible for the accident to court. In court, the trucking company's fancy lawyer was questioning Farmer...
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CSA Articles - Gold and Your Portfolio: Is it Time to Invest in Gold?
Gold and Your Portfolio: Is it Time to Invest in Gold? Throughout history, gold has been a standard of economic value, a ceremonial ornament, an artistic medium and an almost-universal currency. Gold’s position of privilege seems...
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CSA Articles - Sweet Home Alabama
Sweet Home Alabama Snowbirds Jon and Carole Kent have wintered in faraway places such as New Zealand and Australia. They spent some time in the Fort Pierce area of Florida, as well. But, as of yet, no place has matched their home away...
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CSA Articles - A Driving Tour of Holland
A Driving Tour of Holland Holland is a tourism paradox. It's a compact country (only 175 by 295 kilometers in size), but it is so full of things to see and do that it seems much larger. You can drive from corner to corner in just four hours,...
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CSA Articles - Try to Get Some Rest
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CSA Articles - British Columbia's Island Playground
British Columbia's Island Playground It was hard to believe that Vancouver was only an hour away. We were standing on Galiano Island’s Bluffs, 180 metres above Active Pass, the busiest waterway in British Columbia’s Gulf Islands. -...
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CSA Articles - Driving and Skin Cancers in Men
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. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Peter Gzowski: A Biography
Peter Gzowski: A Biography In Peter Gzowski: A Biography, author R.B. Fleming does something very unusual for a Canadian writer. He exposes the quirks and foibles - the dark side - of a complicated, flawed, supremely talented personality who died a...
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CSA Articles - The Frog Prince
The Frog Prince A lady was lonely and decided that she needed a pet to keep her company. So off to the pet shop she went. Forlornly, she searched. Nothing seemed to catch her interest except this one ugly frog. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles...
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CSA Articles - Auto Insurance Fraud - You Pay For It!
Auto Insurance Fraud - You Pay For It! A.C. Thomas of Calgary, Alberta wrote a recent note to us regarding insurance fraud and I think that it is high time that people knew why they are paying such exorbitant automobile insurance premiums. Mr....
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CSA Articles - Surprising Saskatchewan
Surprising Saskatchewan "Yawn." That was the response we got from family and friends when we told them we were vacationing in Saskatchewan. "Really?" That was their response when we told them about the discoveries that we made there. - Snowbird Info...
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CSA Articles - Searching for Leprechauns
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 decorated Sneem's old stone bridge, the narrowest part of the Ring...
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CSA Articles - Money-saving Tips: Extending Your RV Travel Dollars
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 RV more this summer, despite higher fuel...
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CSA Articles - Single Lens Glasses - Fall Prevention
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, such as when Driving or reading. When it comes to...
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CSA Articles - Specialists, acute-care Driving health costs — not aging population: Study
Specialists, acute-care Driving health costs — not aging population: Study Rising acute-care costs and more reliance on specialists and diagnostic tests are a far greater threat to Canada's health-care system than the greying population, says a...
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CSA Articles - Car Insurance Limits in the USA
Car Insurance Limits in the USA Dear Bird Talk, I read with interest the article in Bird Talk regarding car insurance and was petrified that I probably was Driving in the U.S. potentially without insurance. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - On the Road Again - Fay and Barry Young Take the Scenic Route Through Their Golden Years
On the Road Again - Fay and Barry Young Take the Scenic Route Through Their Golden Years When it comes to travelling, Fay and Barry Young aren't exactly rookies – the Vancouver couple has travelled extensively throughout their lives. But when it...
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CSA Articles - Botswana: Beauty & The Beasts
Botswana: Beauty & The Beasts “His rotten-meat breath woke me up,” said our guide, Gavin. “The hyena stuck his nose into my mosquito net, but I pretended to sleep, so he eventually slunk away.” - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles...
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