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CSA Board of Directors - Vice-President - Atlantic Canada Director - RONALD (RON) STEEVES
Mr. Steeves recently retired following a distinguished career in municipal government serving as Director of Administrative Services, and Director of Transit & Parking Services with the City of Fredericton, New Brunswick. The highlight of Mr....
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Snowbird Currency Exchange - Snowbird Currency Exchange
CSA Snowbird Currency Exchange Program : Preferred exchange rates - LOW or NO transfer fees - Automatic transfers - Join thousands of snowbirds who continue to save hundreds of dollars every year by transferring Canadian to U.S. funds...
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Issue 81 - CSANews 81
CSANews Issue 81 - Of course, the best kind of policy is one that covers you if you are taking a drug. The insurer will want you to be stable for a period of time (90 days in the case of Medipac), and your drug dosage must not have changed during...
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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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Terms of Use - Terms of Use
Terms of Use of the Website WWW.SNOWBIRDS.ORG : This Web site is free of charge from Medipac International and may contain links to other Medipac sites that contain additional Terms of Use....
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Issue 82 - CSANews 82
CSANews Issue 82 :- Two mothers, two dogs, Pat & me, lots of baggage, a new winter home and four months in Florida. We made it! We can now, officially, be called “snowbirds.”...
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Issue 83 - CSANews 83
CSANews Issue 83 - Our congratulations to the Canadian Snowbird Association, again! - Magnificent MALTA - Don’t Break your Heart - The Musical Ride A Canadian Tradition...
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Personal Health Record - Personal Health Record
Personal Health Card : A Personal Health Record is an important document for any traveller. In the event of a medical emergency while travelling, a Personal Health Record can help unfamiliar medical professionals to quickly review your medical...
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Issue 88 - CSANews Issue 88
Canadian Snowbird Association, CSANews 88, Discover Myanmar, Taking Medication on the Road, Choose the Right G.I.C., A Journey for Your Palate...
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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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Canadian Retiree Visa Update - Canadian Retiree Visa Update
Canadian Retiree Visa - JOLT (Jobs Originated through Launching Travel) Act...
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CSANews Issue 86 - CSANews Issue 86
Issue 86 of CSANews : In this issue >> Polar Safari - Sweet Home Alabama - Eat Well- Live Longer - Mortgage Strategies - Just another victory for the CSA, as you will read in these pages! Governments DO listen to us, but it does take time and...
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Issue 96 - Issue 96
Canadian Snowbird Association...
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Georgia IDP - Georgia rescinds International driving premit requirement
GEORGIA RESCINDS International DRIVING PERMIT REQUIREMENT...
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CSANews Issue 99 - Issue 99
Canadian Snowbird Association Official news magazine - CSANews...
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Issue 95 - Issue 95
Canadian Snowbird Association official magazine. Early Bird Travel Insurance, Medipac Travel Medical Insurance...
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Birdtalk - AGM
Committee chair, I have been a snowbird member since its inception and believe it to be a great organization for the snowbird population....
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Birdtalk - British Pensioners
Hello Bird Talk! One of your members has suggested that many other "snowbirds" would be extremely interested to learn about a pension that is available to most people who worked in the U.K. at some point in their lives. I am attaching a brief info...
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Birdtalk - South Africa
Dear Bird Talk, I immigrated to Canada some 40 years ago from Johannesburg, South Africa and it is with great interest that I read the article from CSANews issue 67 (summer 2008). While Mr. Garrison is correct in extolling the many...
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Birdtalk - Frequent Flyer Credit Card
Dear Bird Talk, Re: your info in CSANews, would you please tell me how to obtain a frequent flyer credit card....
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Birdtalk - Cuban Cigars
Dear Bird Talk, We have been members of the CSA for years and you have been very informative, interesting and helpful to us. Thought some members would like to know about our misfortune at the U.S. border on our last trip....
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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 - 8840 Form - Advice of Receipt Registered International
I receive acknowledgement for my annual filings (of Form 8840) by making sure my filing is done with an AR “Advice of Receipt Registered International”......
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CSA Articles - 1999 Annual General Meeting
1999 Annual General Meeting 1999 CSA AGM review. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - A Great Beginning to 1999
A Great Beginning to 1999 The Canadian Snowbird Association and all of our members is certainly enjoying a historic start to 1999. We have received tremendous news from the government of Ontario, and I anticipate many more positive changes for our...
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CSA Articles - Executive Director's Report Issue 31
Executive Director's Report Issue 31 Most of you are aware that the United Nations has declared 1999 as International Year of Older Persons [IYOP]. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - New Zealand
New Zealand When we published a Bird Talk letter extolling the virtues of wintering in New Zealand, we had no idea how great the response would be. New Zealand's climate is desirable, the food is delicious and the accommodation is plentiful and...
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CSA Articles - Letter from the Editor Issue 32
Letter from the Editor Issue 32 As we approach the end of the dog days of summer, I tend to reflect upon the happenings of the last few months. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - I'M IMPRESSED
I'M IMPRESSED It has been one year since I joined the team at Medipac, and I'm pleased to say that I'm impressed with their tenacity towards serving the Canadian Snowbird Association and its membership. And I know that some of you out there are now...
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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 - Board of Directors Nominees to the Canadian Snowbird Association
Board of Directors Nominees to the Canadian Snowbird Association The following are brief resumes of the members put forward by the Nominating Committee for the positions of Officers and Directors at Large of the Board of Directors of the CSA. Due to...
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CSA Articles - President's Message Issue 61
President's Message Issue 61 Wow! What a busy fall season it has been. Our travels started off with the CSA board of directors’ meeting in Victoria, British Columbia. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Dr. Beach
Dr. Beach When asked about other beaches on his America’s 10 best list, he mentions Holloway Beach on Hawaii’s Kauai Island. Another favourite is Okracoke in North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Once known as Blackbeard’s Island, you get there by...
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CSA Articles - A Message to All Volunteers
A Message to All Volunteers A Message to All Volunteers You are the glue that helps us stay together and without your help, it would be difficult, if not impossible, to hold our Extravaganzas, Lifestyle shows and Winter Information meetings. -...
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CSA Articles - Vitamin D Prevents Disabilities
Vitamin D Prevents Disabilities Dutch researchers have found that persons over the age of 65 with low blood levels of Vitamin D were three times more likely to end up in a nursing home. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Roanoke, Virginia
Roanoke, Virginia Roanoke is that unique type of town in which you can explore and imagine yourself living at the same time. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Fatal Greed
Fatal Greed Fatal Greed By Robert Landori (Studio 9, $29.99, 358 pages) - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Acces to Good Medical Care -at Home and Away
Acces to Good Medical Care -at Home and Away Last week, when my ear plugged up for several days and my own physician was not available, I decided to go to a walk-in clinic for service. After a few basic questions including my health card number, I...
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CSA Articles - Tunisia
Tunisia Until I visited Tunisia, Carthage, that page of history, that vague vestige of the past was associated in my mind with a man known as Hannibal, and an army which crossed mountains on elephants. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Travelling Through the American Southwest & Mexico
Travelling Through the American Southwest & Mexico We like to go straight to the source and ask our snowbirds about their unique lifestyle. for this issue, we've spoken to Sally Banks and Gerry Luttmer, who travel by RV throughout the southwestern...
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CSA Articles - President's Message Issue 58
President's Message Issue 58 Well, here I am again, putting pen to paper, or should I say putting fingers to the computer. The office staff has reminded me that my report for the CSANews is due. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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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 - Diabetes: The Power to Prevent and Control
Diabetes: The Power to Prevent and Control As a public school student in Kingston, Ontario, I recall being given a reading assignment about diabetes. I became totally immersed in the book about Dr. Frederick Banting and Charles Best in their 1921...
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CSA Articles - President’s Message Issue 57
President’s Message Issue 57 Well, here we are again, another snowbird travel season. I hope that all members had a safe and enjoyable trip to their winter destination. We had a great summer in Ontario for those of us who like it hot. It was great...
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CSA Articles - Government Relations Report Issue 57
Government Relations Report Issue 57 The fall is always a busy political season in Canada. With the federal and provincial legislatures back in session from coast to coast, there is no better time for the CSA to present your concerns to our elected...
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CSA Articles - Letter from the Editor Issue 57
Letter from the Editor Issue 57 A light dusting of snow is covering the world on this beautiful sunny Canadian day. A striking cardinal sits high in a tree watching over his mate as she pecks away at some unknown food treasure she has found below....
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CSA Articles - I Love Prince Edward Island
I Love Prince Edward Island Christmas is imminent; a federal election is looming; CSA's Special Government Report is going to press; and P.E.I. has quietly made a dramatic change in their government regulations, for the benefit of all snowbirds and...
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CSA Articles - In Memoriam
In Memoriam William "Bill" C. Leeder, 70, of Auburndale, Florida, died on Monday, October 10, 2005 at his residence. - 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 - Canada Clubs! Issue 56
Canada Clubs! Issue 56 A summary of Canadian clubs and social activities taking place throughout the sun belt for Canadian snowbirds and their American friends. Please note: Always call the information person listed for exact times, locations, etc....
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CSA Articles - Government Relations Report Issue 55
Government Relations Report Issue 55 Advocacy—the act of arguing in favour of a cause, idea, or policy—is the raison d'être of the Canadian Snowbird Association. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Amazing Deals for Canadians Visiting Virginia
Amazing Deals for Canadians Visiting Virginia During your trip south this summer, fall or winter, be sure to visit Virginia and take advantage of some excellent savings opportunities. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Visit Manitoba
Visit Manitoba Looking for a new travel destination? Manitoba is the place to go! - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - President’s Message Issue 54
President’s Message Issue 54 Gerry recaps the 2005 snowbird lifestyle events throughout the southern U.S. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - No Man's Riverw
No Man's Riverw No Man's River Farley Mowat (Key Porter, 355 pages, $36.95) - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Eating Well and Keeping Fit
Eating Well and Keeping Fit As much as new medical procedures and pharmaceuticals have done in modern times to improve and prolong our lives, there is increasing scientific proof that proper food and exercise are equally important in contributing to...
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CSA Articles - Southern Shopping
Southern Shopping Join "Along the 1-75" author Dave Hunter as he visits local markets in the south. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - CSA Renewal Winners
CSA Renewal Winners CSA announcement. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Identify a Stroke in Less than One Minute
Identify a Stroke in Less than One Minute Time is critical in treating stroke victims. If you suspect that someone is having a stroke, ask the person to perform the following three tasks: - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Hurricane Charley
Hurricane Charley Hurricane Charley hits snowbirds hard in Charlotte County. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - RVing in Mexico
RVing in Mexico If you're looking for a new destination or a new mode of travel, why not travel to Mexico in an RV? My wife and I have made 9 extensive trips into Mexico. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - To File or Not to File? 8840
To File or Not to File? 8840 I can't remember how many times I have written about the Closer Connection Exception Statement (Form 8840) filing for visitors to the United States ­ including Canadians! - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Louisiana...
Louisiana... Savour the delights of Cajun Country. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Andropause: Ironing out the Bumps on Life's Road
Andropause: Ironing out the Bumps on Life's Road While there is much written about female menopause, a similar phenomenon called andropause occurs in many men, and has recently attracted considerable research and attention. - Snowbird Info - CSA...
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CSA Articles - President's Message Issue 49
President's Message Issue 49 I always laugh when I'm greeted with the phrase "What's new?" For the past two years every single day has brought something new. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - CSA Nomination Slate
CSA Nomination Slate On January 14, 2004, the Canadian Snowbird Association will inaugurate its Board of Directors for the 2004-2006 term of office. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - CSA Board ­ Directors at Large
CSA Board ­ Directors at Large CSA Board ­ Directors at Large. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Australia
Australia Australia ... the name itself conjures up images of a world far away, isolated in its existence. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Letter from the Editor Issue 48
Letter from the Editor Issue 48 I am buried in your survey responses and Early Bird Insurance applications. And I am happy. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Planning a Can/Am Event, Canada or Provincial Day?
Planning a Can/Am Event, Canada or Provincial Day? I'm sure that most of you who are involved in the planning of social events during your stay in the sunbelt are now busy gathering your Canada souvenirs and other items to be used as hand-outs and...
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CSA Articles - Government Relations Report Issue 47
Government Relations Report Issue 47 In the winter edition of CSA News, we included tear-out cards to be mailed to our premiers and prime minister. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - It Is Just Not Fair
It Is Just Not Fair Insurance, as we all know, is just a game of averages. We each pay our premiums and hope that we will never have to make a claim. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - The News Broadcasts That Kept Us Tuned In
The News Broadcasts That Kept Us Tuned In We Interrupt This Program: The News Broadcasts That Kept Us Tuned In RAJ AHLUWALIA, STEWART HOUSE PUBLISHING, 172 PAGES, 2 CDS, $45.00 - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - President's Message Issue 45
President's Message Issue 45 How time flies! It is hard to believe that so much can happen in a few short months. It was in April, while on our way back to Canada, that the story on the new INS regulations broke. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles...
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CSA Articles - Government Relations Report Issue 45
Government Relations Report Issue 45 After two-and-a-half years of research and hard work, the CSA Travellers' Report Card was released to various levels of government and the media on October 22, 2002. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Watching the Romanow Commission
Watching the Romanow Commission What will become of the future of health care? - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Online News
Online News Stay up-to-date like never before. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Want to Find a Couple of Bucks?
Want to Find a Couple of Bucks? It is hunting season in some parts of Canada and the U.S. and this winter season as a Canadian Snowbird (whether you're a hunter or not) you will probably be hunting to find special discounts to save a couple of...
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CSA Articles - President's Message Issue 43
President's Message Issue 43 In addition to a gavel, I think that the CSA should provide a pair of roller skates to every new director of the association. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Have you heard this before?
Have you heard this before? I'm sure that, on many occasions, you've heard it said that "Canadian snowbirds are very conservative" (notice I didn't say cheap) when it comes to spending their money. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - You can make a difference
You can make a difference In the fall 2001 issue of CSA News, editor Ross Quigley noted that the outpouring of kindness, selflessness and caring following the events of Sept. 11 would impact our lives forever. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - CSA AGM 2002
CSA AGM 2002 On January 30, 2002, the Canadian Snowbird Association held its 10th annual meeting in Lakeland, Florida. President Bob Jackson chaired the meeting and welcomed all members, directors and their spouses. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles...
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CSA Articles - Letter from the Editor Issue 42
Letter from the Editor Issue 42 From the CSA's humble beginnings in Lakeland, Florida in March of 1992, an exciting decade of action followed. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Government Relations Report Issue 42
Government Relations Report Issue 42 It's good to be back ­ as much as we all enjoy escaping the cold, there is no place like home. I hope you all had a safe and healthy winter. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Executive Director's Report Issue 42
Executive Director's Report Issue 42 CSA concerned regarding hassles at the borders. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - President’s Message Issue 41
President’s Message Issue 41 This is going into my 10th year on the CSA board of directors and, for the past four years, I have had the honour of being president of this great national association. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Executive Director's Report
Executive Director's Report This past fall, both the U.S. and Canadian media constantly and strongly queried us as to whether snowbirds still planned to head south following the events of September 11th. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Fotheringham's Fictionary of Facts & Follies
Fotheringham's Fictionary of Facts & Follies Fotheringham's Fictionary of Facts & Follies BY ALLAN FOTHERINGHAM (KEY PORTER BOOKS, 316 PAGES $34.95) - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Water Wars
Water Wars The big conglomerates are fighting tooth and nail to sell you their brand of water. We thought it might be helpful to review some of our previous comments on "water". - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - President’s Message Issue 40
President’s Message Issue 40 Tuesday, September 11, 2001 was a sombre and painful wake-up call for us all. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Government Relations Report Issue 40
Government Relations Report Issue 40 Bureaucracy. Red tape. Any way you say it, it still adds up to the same thing. Delays. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Executive Director's Report Issue 40
Executive Director's Report Issue 40 Last month, I attended a very insightful three-day International conference on Technology and Aging, the first of its kind. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - CSANews Visits With...
CSANews Visits With... Last winter was a busy one! I spent a lot of time visiting various social events throughout Florida on behalf of the CSA and Medipac International. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Beyond Coping -Widows Reinventing their Lives
Beyond Coping -Widows Reinventing their Lives Beyond Coping -Widows Reinventing their Lives AN ANTHOLOGY OF STORIES COLLECTED BY MOLLY HURD AND MARGIE MACDONALD (PEAR PRESS $18.95, 143 PAGES) - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Nominated Slate for 2002-2004 Board of Directors
Nominated Slate for 2002-2004 Board of Directors The following candidates have been selected by the CSA Nominating Committee as the individuals recommended to form CSA's next board of directors. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - CSA Board - Directors at Large
CSA Board - Directors at Large The following candidates have been selected by the CSA Nominating Committee as the individuals recommended to form CSA's next board of directors. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Introducing Places to Retire Inc.
Introducing Places to Retire Inc. Places to Retire Inc. has emerged as a retirement destination expert. Led by Karen Schellinck, the president and CEO, the company has grown from strength to strength over the past few years and holds a promising...
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CSA Articles - Executive Director's Report Issue 39
Executive Director's Report Issue 39 The lazy hot days of late summer may be here, but your CSA board and staff are very busy working on various projects that will strengthen our association. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Bear Proofing Your Future
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CSA Articles - In Memoriam: Derek Morrison
In Memoriam: Derek Morrison Medipac International and the Canadian Snowbird Association lost a close friend and colleague last month. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Government Relations Report Issue 38
Government Relations Report Issue 38 This past winter has been exceptionally busy for the entire CSA board of directors ­ and the government relations committee is still working overtime! - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - You could have fooled me!
You could have fooled me! There might be fewer of you Canadian snowbirds spending the winter in the sun belt, but boy, oh boy, are you active! - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - CSA Annual General Meeting 2001
CSA Annual General Meeting 2001 It was an historic occasion for the Canadian Snowbird Association. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - A Little "Thank You" to Our Wonderful Staff
A Little "Thank You" to Our Wonderful Staff In our last issue, I mentioned the many letters we receive, and I want to take a little time to give credit where credit is due. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Government Relations Report Issue 37
Government Relations Report Issue 37 Your CSA Government Relations Committee has been busy over the last few months, and we are happy to report some real progress for our efforts. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Placemats are Back!
Placemats are Back! Last year, we provided a whopping 143,000 dinner-table placemats to Canadians and to our American friends wintering in the Sunbelt, and I'm happy to report that they are available again for this year. - Snowbird Info - CSA...
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CSA Articles - The Merger, How Organized Crime is Taking Over Canada and the World
The Merger, How Organized Crime is Taking Over Canada and the World The Merger, How Organized Crime is Taking Over Canada and the World BY JEFFREY ROBINSON (MCCLELLAND & STEWART INC. 387 PAGES, $32.99) - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Texas Tidbits
Texas Tidbits This may come as no surprise to our Winter Texans, but did you know that the state dish of Texas is chili? - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Wow, Where Did Summer Go?
Wow, Where Did Summer Go? Here it is September, I'm already scheduling Canadian events to visit during this winter and I wanted to tell you about some events that I visited last winter. As the saying goes, "a picture is worth a thousand words," so,...
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CSA Articles - CSA AGM Report 2000
CSA AGM Report 2000 The Canadian Snowbird Association reached another milestone when the annual general meeting was held on the second day of the Extravaganza in Tampa, Fla. on Jan. 23,2000. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - New Hope for Parkinson Sufferers
New Hope for Parkinson Sufferers New hope is on the horizon. The University of Toronto has targeted Parkinson's Disease research as a top academic priority. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - President's Message Issue 35
President's Message Issue 35 For many of us across the country, it's been a decidedly wet summer...but it's a summer at home in Canada to which nothing can compare! - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Texas Visitors
Texas Visitors Canada is the second-largest source of International visitors to Texas and Mexico. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Sorry, but you need a Green Card!
Sorry, but you need a Green Card! My previous column about my working at Walt Disney World last summer generated quite a few phone calls about the legality of a Canadian snowbird working 'part time' in the U.S. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Y2K and the Traveller
Y2K and the Traveller The Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade has published a booklet titled, Journey in Y2K: Advice for Canadians Travelling Abroad. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Canada Post
Canada Post CSA member J. Winterburn ran into an interesting predicament last winter with Canada Post. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Travelling On Line
Travelling On Line This year, when making your list of 'Things to do before I leave,' be sure to include 'Set up Computer.' - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - From the Desk of Don Slinger Issue 62
From the Desk of Don Slinger Issue 62 Hi Folks! It’s great to report that Beth and I attended the recent Snowbird Extravaganza and CSA Annual General Meeting in Lakeland, Florida. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - An Insurance Story
An Insurance Story Dear Bird Talk, One of my vices is writing LONG letters, but I will try to keep this short if I can! My husband and I have been members of CSA for many years. We purchase our travel insurance from Medipac International and always...
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CSA Articles - Proposed Change to U.S. B-2 Visitor Regulation
Proposed Change to U.S. B-2 Visitor Regulation Toronto, ON - The Canadian Snowbird Association (CSA) has reacted swiftly to the proposed changes to the B-2 visitors regulation by the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). -...
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CSA Articles - U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service Exempts Canadians
U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service Exempts Canadians Toronto, ON -- After months of speculation and confusion resulting from proposed visa regulation changes by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), Canadian travellers can...
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CSA Articles - CSA Cautiously Optimistic
CSA Cautiously Optimistic Toronto, ON - The Canadian Snowbird Association (CSA), representing 100,000 long-term travellers across the country, is celebrating now that Deputy Prime Minister John Manley has jumped into the INS proposed visitors visa...
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CSA Articles - Obtain a Passport and Travel Medical Insurance
Obtain a Passport and Travel Medical Insurance Toronto, ON – For the past five years, Canadians have been obtaining passports at an increasingly steady rate. In 2001/02, over 1.7 million passports were issued at a time when approximately 27 per...
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CSA Articles - Congresswoman Mary Bono to Attend Extravaganza
Congresswoman Mary Bono to Attend Extravaganza Toronto, Ontario: On February 20, 1999, the Palm Springs Convention Center will play host to thousands of American winter residents and Canadian snowbirds, all celebrating a camaraderie unique to those...
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CSA Articles - Branson, Missouri Superstars Perform Free Concerts
Branson, Missouri Superstars Perform Free Concerts Palm Springs, California: On February 20, 1999, the superstars of Branson, Missouri will perform throughout the afternoon at the Palm Springs Convention Center much to the delight of Canadian...
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CSA Articles - Canadians Migrate to Annual Florida Event
Canadians Migrate to Annual Florida Event Toronto, Ontario: The current upsurge in the Canadian dollar (today closing at 66.5 cents U.S.), combined with drastic drops in temperature has signalled a mass exodus of Canadians to warmer climates even...
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CSA Articles - Thousands to "Surf" at Extravaganza Internet Café
Thousands to "Surf" at Extravaganza Internet Café Tampa, Florida: Saying "sky high" enjoyment's not enough, Medipac International, producer of Snowbird Extravaganza is promising universe-wide entertainment at their Internet Café. - Snowbird Info -...
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CSA Articles - Premier of Ontario to Attend Snowbird Extravaganza
Premier of Ontario to Attend Snowbird Extravaganza Tampa, Florida: The Honourable Mike Harris, Premier of Ontario (Canada) is expected to bring along good news for his province's snowbirds when he speaks at Snowbird Extravaganza this Friday, January...
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CSA Articles - Canadian Winter Texans Celebration
Canadian Winter Texans Celebration McAllen, Texas: On March 9, 1999, the McAllen International Civic Center will play host to thousands of Canadian Winter Texans, all celebrating a camaraderie unique to those enjoying the famed Texas hospitality. -...
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CSA Articles - Annual Celebration Returns to Indio
Annual Celebration Returns to Indio Indio, CA California Snowbird Extravaganza, the annual event that's anticipated by thousands of snowbirds and American winter residents in Southern California has found a new/old home. - Snowbird Info - CSA...
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CSA Articles - Annual Event to Attract Thousands
Annual Event to Attract Thousands Mesa, AZ Canadian Snowbird Celebration is set to roll back into the Mesa Community and Conference Center on February 8, and this year, show organizers are anticipating record-setting attendance. - Snowbird Info -...
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CSA Articles - Winter Texans' Snowbird Celebration - 2 Days
Winter Texans' Snowbird Celebration - 2 Days South Padre Island, TX Citing too much Information, Education and Entertainment for one day, by show organizers, Winter Texans Snowbird Extravaganza is making the leap to a two-day event February 12...
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CSA Articles - CSA Winter Information and Entertainment Days
CSA Winter Information and Entertainment Days The Canadian Snowbird Association (CSA) is going back to its roots with town hall meetings and you're cordially invited to attend! - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Free Seniors’ Event Cancelled Due to Fire
Free Seniors’ Event Cancelled Due to Fire Due to a fire which destroyed two buildings next door to the Sanderson Centre in Brantford, the Brantford Snowbird Lifestyle Presentation, scheduled for Friday, September 24th, has been cancelled. -...
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CSA Articles - Snowbirds Flock to Texas Extravaganza
Snowbirds Flock to Texas Extravaganza South Padre Island – One of the largest annual assemblies of Canadians outside Canada is about to gather at the Winter Texans’ Snowbird Extravaganza. Ten thousand Canadians are expected to gather February 7...
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CSA Articles - Snowbirds Flock to Mesa Celebration
Snowbirds Flock to Mesa Celebration Mesa, AZ – One of the largest annual assemblies of Canadians outside Canada is about to gather at the Canadian Snowbird Celebration. Several thousand Canadians are expected Tuesday, February 15 at Mesa...
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CSA Articles - Rising Florida Property Taxes
Rising Florida Property Taxes Panama City Beach, FL – Canadian Snowbird Association President Gerry Brissenden and Ontario Director Nancy Hopcraft will be in Panama City Beach on Thursday, March 1, 2007 to host a Winter Information Meeting for...
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CSA Articles - First Vice-President
First Vice-President RONALD (RON) STEEVES Atlantic Canada Director - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - President's Message Issue 63
President's Message Issue 63 Joan and I love to get away during the cold winter months and enjoy the warmer climate in the southern states. It is, however, always great to return to Canada to see our children and grandchildren and to travel this...
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CSA Articles - The CSA Placemat…Building Bridges for Canadians
The CSA Placemat…Building Bridges for Canadians Sometimes it’s the little things that you do, that get the most attention. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - NEXUS
NEXUS This “pre-screened” fast-track, border-crossing program is currently offered at the following airports: - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Bon Voyage, BUT...
Bon Voyage, BUT... The Canadian Snowbird Association is please to announce its partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, and the recent publication of the 2005/2006 Edition of "Bon Voyage, But...Information for the...
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CSA Articles - Products and Quantities Allowed from the United States
Products and Quantities Allowed from the United States Reminder for Returning Snowbirds - Products Allowed from the United States and Respective Quantities - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Snowbird Currency Exchange Program Fees
Snowbird Currency Exchange Program Fees The CSA has been receiving a number of phone calls and emails regarding a change in banking policy and fees in the United States. In particular, many snowbirds have received, with their monthly U.S. bank...
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CSA Articles - Temporarily Absent Québec Voters
Temporarily Absent Québec Voters Québec City, February 21, 2007 –– Marcel Blanchet, Québec's Chief Electoral Officer, wishes to inform persons who are qualified electors in Québec but are currently residing outside Québec that they may vote...
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CSA Articles - President's Message Issue 64
President's Message Issue 64 Gerry outlines his latest lobby efforts and talks about how the CSA is improving life for Canadian Travellers. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Sustainability: “Skill vs. Luck”
Sustainability: “Skill vs. Luck” A few months ago, I was discussing last year’s equity returns with a good friend of mine and he mentioned that his advisor did quite well, having returned 14%. Unfortunately, the corresponding index returned...
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CSA Articles - Lake Chapala Mexico
Lake Chapala Mexico Living in Lake Chapala - an in-depth look at a southern haven for Canadians. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Prostate Cancer Cure Proves Effective
Prostate Cancer Cure Proves Effective Prostate cancer cure proves effective. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - The Sleeping Buddha
The Sleeping Buddha The Sleeping Buddha by Hamida Ghafour (McArthur &Company, $29.95, 336 pages) - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - NEXUS
NEXUS Six airports in Canada operate NEXUS kiosks. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - The Amazing Canadian Dollar
The Amazing Canadian Dollar The banks came very, very close to running out of money – U.S. money, that is. U.S. dollars were in very short supply in Canada for a few short days in November, when the Canadian dollar breached $1.10 U.S. This new...
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CSA Articles - Spook Country
Spook Country Spook Country By William Gibson (Putnam, $32.50, 370 pages) - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Save the CBC Orchestra
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 national treasure, comprised of 35 of Canada’s most-renowned...
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CSA Articles - British Pensioners
British Pensioners Hello Bird Talk! One of your members has suggested that many other "snowbirds" would be extremely interested to learn about a pension that is available to most people who worked in the U.K. at some point in their lives. I am...
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CSA Articles - The Deadly Realities of the U.S. Health-Care System
The Deadly Realities of the U.S. Health-Care System In Cuba, the cost of an asthma puffer is five cents! In the U.S. health-care system, it costs $110.00! Michael Moore’s movie “Sicko” is very entertaining and, unlike his earlier effort,...
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CSA Articles - Quebec City
Quebec City Quebec City Celebrates 400 Years of History, Culture & Excitement - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - CSA Applauds Introduction of 10 Year Passport
CSA Applauds Introduction of 10 Year Passport Toronto – The Canadian Snowbird Association applauds the Harper Government for acting on its recommendation to double the lifespan of the Canadian passport. Starting in 2011, Canadian travellers...
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CSA Articles - Taking Medication to the United States
Taking Medication to the United States The following general information is provided to assist members travelling to the United States who take prescription and/or over-the-counter (OTC) non-prescription medication that was legally purchased in...
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CSA Articles - Bringing Fresh Fruits, Fresh Vegetables, etc...
Bringing Fresh Fruits, Fresh Vegetables, etc... Bringing Fresh Fruits, Fresh Vegetables, Meat and Dairy Products, Cut Flowers, Firewood, Plants, Seeds and Nuts, Other Food Items, Live Animals, Alcoholic Beverages, Cigars, Medication from Canada to...
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CSA Articles - Get Your Passport Ready to Travel
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 renewed up to six months ahead of their expiry date. - Snowbird Info -...
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CSA Articles - Letter from the Editor Issue 67
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 of $800. The money, which I certainly did not have in those...
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CSA Articles - Government Relations Report
Government Relations Report In the last edition of CSANews, I alluded to the fact that a federal election may well be right around the corner. As we all know, that is indeed what has transpired and at first glance it would appear that not...
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CSA Articles - More bang for your buck
More bang for your buck How to convert currency without losing your shirt. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Time to buy?
Time to buy? Downturn in U.S. housing presents tremendous opportunity for snowbirds Catastrophe. Disaster. Fiasco. Meltdown. Train wreck. Call it what you will—when it comes to the state of the U.S. housing market, it’s hard to find words...
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CSA Articles - Special Guest Columnist - Michael Coren
Special Guest Columnist - Michael Coren I think we’ve all noticed that the air smells sweeter, our hair is thicker and food tastier now that he whose name we speak in hushed tones has been elected to the presidency. The man, of course,...
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CSA Articles - High Blood Pressure
High Blood Pressure High Blood Pressure - Why careful management is so important. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Winter Texans’ Snowbird Extravaganza
Winter Texans’ Snowbird Extravaganza Over 280,000 Canadian and American winter residents migrate south to Texas each year to escape the cold winter weather of the north. Winter Texans’ Snowbird Extravaganza is a homecoming and a celebration...
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CSA Articles - Snowbird Extravaganza 2009, Lakeland Florida
Snowbird Extravaganza 2009, Lakeland Florida Every year, tens of thousands of Canadian and American winter visitors migrate to the state of Florida to escape the cold winter weather of the north. Snowbird Extravaganza is a homecoming and a...
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CSA Articles - President’s Message Issue 70
President’s Message Issue 70 Once again, the Snowbird Extravaganzas and Winter Information Meetings tour allowed me to meet many of our members in Florida, Arizona, Texas and California. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - The Winter Travels of Gerry and Joan
The Winter Travels of Gerry and Joan What a great winter season we had in Florida! We were invited to attend several Canada Club events and provincial picnics. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Medical Expenses due to Swine Flu Illness are Fully Covered for Travelling Canadians Insured under Medipac Travel Insurance Policies
Medical Expenses due to Swine Flu Illness are Fully Covered for Travelling Canadians Insured under Medipac Travel Insurance Policies Many travel insurance plans in Canada are refusing to pay for medical expenses relating to the current swine flu...
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CSA Articles - Special Guet Columnist - Michael Coren
Special Guet Columnist - Michael Coren A freelance journalist with four children and a wife who works part time. In other words, for the longest time, the idea of me having any investments was as absurd as hockey being a truly International sport....
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CSA Articles - Canadian Passports
Canadian Passports Update to CSANews article in Issue 72 - Good News for Snowbirds! As a general rule, passports must be valid for six months beyond the date that the traveller will exit the country being visited. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles...
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CSA Articles - Get your passport ready for travel
Get your passport ready for 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. UPDATED - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Cuban Cigars
Cuban Cigars Dear Bird Talk, We have been members of the CSA for years and you have been very informative, interesting and helpful to us. Thought some members would like to know about our misfortune at the U.S. border on our last trip. - Snowbird...
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CSA Articles - Statistically Speaking
Statistically Speaking I recently received a handwritten note from my high school math teacher. His name is Frank Milne and he has been missing for 50 years. Well, perhaps it is me who has been missing but, whatever the reasons, our...
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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 - Government Relations Report
Government Relations Report The new British Columbia 12 per cent harmonized sales tax is scheduled to come into effect on July 1. More than 700,000 British Columbians have signed a petition to stop the HST, which many feel is a tax shift...
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CSA Articles - Snowbirding "Down Under"
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CSA Articles - Country Doctor
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CSA Articles - Government Relations Report
Government Relations Report The United States' 2010 midterm elections are now in the books and the political landscape has shifted significantly. Elections were held for all 435 seats in the House of Representatives. Republicans made a net gain of...
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CSA Articles - Special Guest Columnist - Michael Coren
Special Guest Columnist - Michael Coren It's truly extraordinary how almost every left-of-centre journalist in the country has managed to become an instant expert on the arcane subjects of global warming and the science of climate change. Imagine,...
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CSA Articles - Helping Snowbirds Fight Cancer: A Ray of Hope in the Sunshine State
Helping Snowbirds Fight Cancer: A Ray of Hope in the Sunshine State The Cancer Support Community is an ideal environment for snowbirds fighting cancer: welcoming outdoor gardens in the warm Florida sun, gentle fitness classes, special programs for...
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CSA Articles - It's a Small World After All: Why Emerging Markets Demand Some of Your Investment Attention
It's a Small World After All: Why Emerging Markets Demand Some of Your Investment Attention You've probably heard talk of the rapid "globalization" of the world economy. Corporations are becoming increasingly International in scope, operating...
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CSA Articles - In Memoriam: Jack Kiuru
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. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Government Report
Government Report By the time you read this, Canada's 41st general election will have come to a close and we will know which party will form our new federal government. To ensure that our concerns received the attention they deserved, the...
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CSA Articles - How to Make an Effective Charitable Donation - A Six Step Process to Ensure That You Get the Biggest Bang For Your Charitable Buck
How to Make an Effective Charitable Donation - A Six Step Process to Ensure That You Get the Biggest Bang For Your Charitable Buck Of all the things we do in life, there are few more satisfying than making a charitable gift. Whether it's for a...
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CSA Articles - Government Report
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 Washington, D.C. to continue our fight for a Retired Persons' Visa. -...
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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 - PREPARATION IS KEY FOR A REWARDING SNOWBIRD TRAVEL SEASON
PREPARATION IS KEY FOR A REWARDING SNOWBIRD TRAVEL SEASON Toronto – Spending the winter in the sunny south sure beats contending with the ice and snow. If you are truly going to enjoy the fruits of the snowbird lifestyle experience preparation is...
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CSA Articles - Your Winter Vacation - Healthy Planning
Your Winter Vacation - Healthy Planning It's that time of year again when many of us are preparing for our winter vacation away from home, most often in the southern states. After almost 20 years of hearing about the unfortunate, unexpected...
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