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CSA Auto Home Insurance Plan - CSA Auto Home Insurance Plan
CSA Auto Home Insurance Plan - Insurance may well be the single most expensive purchase you make in a year...every year. That's why it's important to consider the advantages of our Preferred Insurance Program. Simply put, with Group Services...
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CSANews Issue 77 - CSANews 77
CSANews Issue 77 from Canadian Snowbird Association (The CSA) - Mexico - Riding the Rails - Emerging Markets CSANews 77...
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About CSA - Canadian Snowbird Association - About Us
The Canadian Snowbird Association is a national not-for-profit advocacy organization dedicated to actively defending and improving the rights and privileges of travelling Canadians....
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Issue 80 - CSANews 80
A Public Thank You to All Medipac Employees - Medipac is setting new records in almost every area of our business. For the past two months, everyone has been working long hours and into the night – including weekends – to make sure that our...
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CSANews Issue 75 - CSANews 75
CSANews Issue 75 - Visit Holland - Rising Interest Rates - Winter Down Under - Canadian Snowbird Association...
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Issue 85 - CSANews 85
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CSANew magazine - CSANews Issue 90
CSANew magazine...
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Issue 89 - Issue 89
Canadian Snowbird Association, Florida, CSANews Issue 89...
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Issue 96 - Issue 96
Canadian Snowbird Association...
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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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CSANews Issue 99 - Issue 99
Canadian Snowbird Association Official news magazine - CSANews...
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Birdtalk - Randy Brooks
Dear Bird Talk, We attended the CSA program in Kitchener last night, and want to thank you for all the effort that went into presenting the program....
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Birdtalk - CSANews Article: Drive to Bermuda
Dear Bird Talk, It was such a pleasure reading “Drive to Bermuda” (in winter issue) CSANews. My late husband and I spent wonderful 3 week holidays there in June or October every second year for over 30 years....
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Birdtalk - Best Cell Phone Plan
Dear Bird Talk, I learn so much from reading our CSA magazine, plus the sharing of information from our snowbirds via Bird Talk. Is there a way to determine the best cell phone plan to use between Canada and the U.S. that avoids the prohibitive...
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Birdtalk - Using Credit Cards in the US
Dear Bird Talk, I just read in the spring magazine about the problems experienced in Nevada, Arizona and California when using a credit card at service station pumps. We, too, ran into similar problems this past winter season all along the I-75 and...
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Birdtalk - How long can we stay in the USA?
I would like some clarification on how long we can stay in the United States....
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Birdtalk - Consensus on the Retiree Visa
I support your upcoming lobby for a Canadian retiree visa. Jerry Kristjanson Ochre River, MB...
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Birdtalk - Retired Persons Visa
Dear Bird Talk, My summer edition of CSANews just arrived today and I have read it from cover to cover. I believe it was one of the most interesting and informative issues I have read during my years as a CSA member....
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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 - Date of submission of Form 8840
There have been many questions regarding the wisdom of submitting a form 8840 to the IRS and it certainly makes Sense to do this. Would you please provide clarification on two points?...
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Birdtalk - For potential eight-month stay in U.S., will IRS still restrict to 183 days?
I understand that the eight-month option is before congress again, but I was told by someone that it will only apply to immigration and not to IRS....
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Birdtalk - Wonder…
Years ago, I participated in the observance of a total eclipse of the sun near Estevan SK with astronomy friends and telescopes. No one present could verbally contain their incredible feelings of wonder....
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CSA Articles - Ontario Delivers for CSA!
Ontario Delivers for CSA! Ontarians now have the freedom to travel for seven months. Residents free to travel up to seven months outside province 100 day prescription drug limit DOUBLED New voting rights - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Government Relations Report
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CSA Articles - Government Report Issue 61
Government Report Issue 61 Well, we have arrived once again at the beginning of another snowbird travel season. We had a very busy autumn on the government relations front and the winter is shaping up to be just as busy (and productive). - Snowbird...
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CSA Articles - Snowbird Interview with Jack Layton
Snowbird Interview with Jack Layton NDP leader Jack Layton speaks to CSANews about the disparity between provinces and territories in regards to health benefits for snowbirds. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Alligator Safety
Alligator Safety Over the decades, humans and alligators have begun to live closer and closer together. And as a result, we’re not quite as scary to them as we once were. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Letter from the Editor Issue 59
Letter from the Editor Issue 59 Is it just my imagination, or has it really become a little easier to cross the U. S. - Canada border? - 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 - The Homestead Act
The Homestead Act Good public policy should recognize and reinforce the Canadian value of home ownership. A home is the biggest single investment most Canadians make, offering Canadian families long-term security and stability. - Snowbird Info - CSA...
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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 - Hilton Head Island
Hilton Head Island Paradise found - an island close but a world away. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Ontario Intends to Close Facilities for the Disabled
Ontario Intends to Close Facilities for the Disabled The Ontario Minister of Community and Social Services has announced plans to close facilities for the disabled. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Honesty is the Best insurance Policy
Honesty is the Best insurance Policy May I first welcome many of you back to Canada from your splendid winter vacation. I must say that you missed a lot in your absence – tons of snow, freezing temperatures, icy roads and a generally dreary...
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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 - 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 - Insurance Update Issue 53
Insurance Update Issue 53 The 2004-2005 snowbird travel season is starting out with the roar of a lion. Medipac has attracted almost 1,000 new clients this year who have primarily migrated from other insurance plans. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles...
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CSA Articles - Television Technology
Television Technology I've lived in Toronto since I was five and, until recently, I have always had a CRT (cathode ray tube) television. My last television was a 32" Sony which I proudly purchased from The Bay 10 years ago. - Snowbird Info - CSA...
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CSA Articles - Snowbird Survey 2004
Snowbird Survey 2004 CSA members are still the most dedicated and committed people I have ever seen in any organization. Thousands of you took the time to respond to our spring survey, and it is time to share the results. - Snowbird Info - CSA...
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CSA Articles - Between Two Seas - Panama Canal Cruise
Between Two Seas - Panama Canal Cruise The thought of covering two seas in a 10-day period was intriguing. Crossing the continent by way of the Panama Canal added to that intrigue. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Your Automobile Insurance NIGHTMARE
Your Automobile Insurance NIGHTMARE You bought a nice new car a few years ago and have taken very good care of it. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - CSA Directors' Tribute
CSA Directors' Tribute At the Annual General Meeting on Jan. 14, 2004, we not only inaugurate a new board of directors, we say good-bye to some who have helped guide the association over the years. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Letter from the Editor Issue 49
Letter from the Editor Issue 49 Early this morning, as I arrived for work, I was greeted by about thirty Canada Geese who had stopped for a rest on their way South. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Coping with
Coping with Is hormone replacement therapy right for you? - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Touched by an Angel
Touched by an Angel A moving story about how one person can change your life forever. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Islet Cell Transplantation
Islet Cell Transplantation A new procedure that revolutionizes the treatment of Diabetes. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Letter from the Editor Issue 46
Letter from the Editor Issue 46 Welcome Home! Most of our snowbird readers are now in Canada and they returned to Snow (due to global warming, no doubt)! SARS! Iraq and North Korea and Syria on TV! Separatists no longer in control of Quebec! -...
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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 - Considering Romanow
Considering Romanow An initial interpretation of the future of Health Care in Canada. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Popular Natural Health Products
Popular Natural Health Products Pros and cons to consider when purchasing over the counter herbal remedies. - 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 - 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 - Thanks, Patsy!
Thanks, Patsy! I was speaking with Patsy Clyke, Medipac's Vice President of Operations, today, and I was trying to determine what questions were being asked of our staff, on the phones. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Acupuncture
Acupuncture Ancient alternative to modern medicine. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Government Relations Report Issue 43
Government Relations Report Issue 43 There's never really a "restful" time for members of the CSA board of directors. - 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 - From the Desk of Don Slinger Issue 42
From the Desk of Don Slinger Issue 42 Today we mourn the passing of a good friend, by the name of Common Sense - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - An Open Letter to Commissioner Roy Romanow
An Open Letter to Commissioner Roy Romanow On April 4, 2001, Prime Minister Jean Chretien and Health Minister Allan Rock announced the Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada. Within 20 minutes of the announcement, the CSA made initial...
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CSA Articles - Farewell to our Retiring Board Members
Farewell to our Retiring Board Members With the upcoming inauguration of the new Board of Directors, we must sadly bid farewell to some visionaries who helped make the CSA what it is today. - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Cutting Back on the Cutting Board Germs
Cutting Back on the Cutting Board Germs ROCHESTER, MINN. ­ A few common-Sense, cutting-board rules can reduce the risk of contaminating the foods you prepare and eat, according to the August issue of the Mayo Clinic Health letter. - Snowbird Info -...
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CSA Articles - President’s Message Issue 39
President’s Message Issue 39 It has always been a strong belief of mine, that those who volunteer their time to further or enhance the work of any cause should be recognized. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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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 - 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 - Perfect Models for the Snowbird Lifestyle: My Parents
Perfect Models for the Snowbird Lifestyle: My Parents Dave Hunter profiles his parents "Winter Texan" lifestyle. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Letter from the Editor Issue 38
Letter from the Editor Issue 38 "I love it when a plan comes together." This often-repeated statement comes from an old weekly TV series called "The A-Team." - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Executive Director's Report Issue 38
Executive Director's Report Issue 38 Many members will miss the familiar and friendly voices of Elizabeth Duguay and Jean Thomson. Jean and Elizabeth worked very hard for you over the years, and left the office at the end of December. - Snowbird...
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CSA Articles - Medical Screening - It's Common Sense
Medical Screening - It's Common Sense It just makes Sense. Medical Sense, Cost Sense, Peace of Mind Sense and Common Sense. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Letter from the Editor Issue 37
Letter from the Editor Issue 37 Well, our millennium year is coming to a close. Y2K is simply a footnote in our history and the Internet has taken over our world, as we know it. What a year! - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - From the Desk of Don Slinger Issue 37
From the Desk of Don Slinger Issue 37 I am writing this column in the first week of November, while Beth is busy packing for our winter months in Florida. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - 'Tis the Season To Go Shopping
'Tis the Season To Go Shopping Last Christmas, I placed an order online for some gifts for my kids, with an Internet book retailer who shall remain nameless and, in spite of assurances from the site, the gifts did not arrive in time. - Snowbird Info...
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CSA Articles - CSA Grass Roots Advocacy Campaign
CSA Grass Roots Advocacy Campaign As discussed in the last issue of CSA NEWS, we are requesting a "call to action" by the CSA membership to directly contact your local and federal politicians regarding various important CSA issues. - Snowbird Info -...
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CSA Articles - Securities Rules Change to Benefit Snowbirds
Securities Rules Change to Benefit Snowbirds Under existing U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission rules, it has been technically illegal for Canadian snowbirds in the U.S. to issue trading and investment instructions to their financial advisor or...
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CSA Articles - Travel Scams
Travel Scams Services that require payment "up front" have, unfortunately, become a haven for unscrupulous individuals. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Hotel Security
Hotel Security As you prepare to head south, you'll undoubtedly be staying in a hotel for a night or two. Here are some general hotel safety tips to ensure a pleasurable (and uneventful) trip. - 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 - Common Sense
Common Sense We've all heard it ­ An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Sometimes (and quite often), that ounce of prevention comes in the form of everyday common Sense. Don't take safety for granted ­ ever. - Snowbird Info - CSA...
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CSA Articles - Guinness "swan song" soars
Guinness "swan song" soars Guinness "swan song" soars A POSITIVELY FINAL APPEARANCE BY SIR ALEC GUINNESS (PENGUIN, 238 PAGES, $32.99) - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Virtual Common Sense
Virtual Common Sense Have you ever had a conversation with someone and felt that something just wasn't on the level? Sometimes you can't put your finger on it...but you know. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Dollars and Sense Issu 34
Dollars and Sense Issu 34 We started the 1999 CSA seminar season in May, knowing full well that after out-of-country health care issues, taxation, retirement income, and estate planning follow closely in terms of importance to members. - Snowbird...
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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 - CSANews Article: Drive to Bermuda
CSANews Article: Drive to Bermuda Dear Bird Talk, It was such a pleasure reading “Drive to Bermuda” (in winter issue) CSANews. My late husband and I spent wonderful 3 week holidays there in June or October every second year for over 30 years. -...
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CSA Articles - Residency and Drug Policy Changes for Ontario Residents
Residency and Drug Policy Changes for Ontario Residents Tampa, Florida: The Honourable Mike Harris, Premier of Ontario, announced two important changes involving Ontario residency and drug policy issues during his keynote address at Snowbird...
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CSA Articles - Medipac Just Added a Plus!
Medipac Just Added a Plus! Your body has two primary engines – your heart, to circulate life-giving blood to your entire body, and your lungs, which breathe in the oxygen so necessary to support life. Almost all serious medical emergencies involve...
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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 - 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 - CSA Addresses Florida Property Tax Reform Committee
CSA Addresses Florida Property Tax Reform Committee CSA president Gerry Brissenden, accompanied by CSA legal counsel Wallace Weylie, addressed the Florida Property Tax Reform Committee at their meeting in Tampa Florida on Friday November 17, 2006. -...
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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 - Don’t Ignore Your Dental Health
Don’t Ignore Your Dental Health For many seniors, dental health often becomes a secondary concern when one is faced with more pressing health issues. However, ignoring your teeth and gums can lead to various oral health problems, such as root...
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CSA Articles - Peter Appleyard – Canadian Jazz Vibraphonist
Peter Appleyard – Canadian Jazz Vibraphonist I caught up with this world-famous exponent of the vibraphones at Florida’s Busch Gardens. Peter Appleyard was a featured guest soloist with a very fine big band fronted by Terry Myers. I had met...
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CSA Articles - Birding for Beginners
Birding for Beginners One of the best things about seasonal migrations is being able to take in the best of the great outdoors year-round. Snowbirds’ return north coincides with one of the continent’s most spectacular events – the original...
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CSA Articles - Passports a Must have for Snowbirds!
Passports a Must have for Snowbirds! It’s a redundant reminder, but we just couldn’t help ourselves, since it is the eve of the last snowbird season in which passports will not be required to cross the Canada-U.S. border by land. -...
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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 - 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 - 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 - Protect Yourself from Identity Theft
Protect Yourself from Identity Theft There's been a lot of talk over the past several years about identity theft: a kind of fraud in which a crook uses your identity to steal money or receive other benefits that normally belong to you. - Snowbird...
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CSA Articles - President's Message Issue 71
President's Message Issue 71 The new U.S. border requirement for passports or specific identity documents went into effect on June 1, 2009 for all Canadians seeking entry into the United States by land or sea. What do I mean by specific identity...
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CSA Articles - How to fix a broken retirement
How to fix a broken retirement Simple suggestions for getting the financial side of retirement back on track. To call it a downturn would be an understatement. For retirees, the past year or so has been nothing short of a disaster. - Snowbird...
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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 - Time to refinance?
Time to refinance? Quick questions to ask yourself before refinancing your mortgage As stormy as the North American housing market has been over the past several months, there has been a silver lining underneath all of the clouds: mortgage rates. -...
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CSA Articles - Computer Maintenance and Safety Tips
Computer Maintenance and Safety Tips From the numerous e-mails that I receive on a daily basis, it is apparent that most computer problems are software related. Hardware rarely fails if computer maintenance and security are taken seriously....
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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 - Understanding Interest Rates: What They Are, Why They Matter, and How They Can Affect Your Portfolio
Understanding Interest Rates: What They Are, Why They Matter, and How They Can Affect Your Portfolio There's been a lot of talk about interest rates lately. Many economists, analysts and market pundits have commented at length about whether...
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CSA Articles - What Makes Retirees Really Happy?
What Makes Retirees Really Happy? You may or may not be surprised. A recent study shows that strong social ties are the key to a happy retirement; more so than having grandchildren. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - The Ins and Outs of Dividend Investing
The Ins and Outs of Dividend Investing Looking for income and growth? Look for dividends. Lately, investors have been faced with a difficult choice. On one hand, equity investors have been shaken by ongoing stock market volatility. On the...
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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 - Letter From the Editor
Letter From the Editor Are you there yet? My goodness, if you are one of the lucky people from one of the western provinces, you are sitting in Arizona, Texas or California, or perhaps even Florida or Hawaii or Mexico. There are two...
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CSA Articles - The Twelfth Insight: The Hour of Decision By James Redfield
The Twelfth Insight: The Hour of Decision By James Redfield Do you have that pervasive Sense of foreboding - the feeling that the world seems to be spiraling out of control? In his book, The Twelfth Insight, James Redfield makes the point...
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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 - Are Home Equity Loans a Viable Financial Strategy?
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