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New Medication Process Assists Snowbirds Travellers

Posted date : Aug 19, 2019

Travellers leaving Saskatchewan for an extended period are now able to get up to six months of prescription drugs processed online through the Saskatchewan Drug Plan, saving them upfront out-of-pocket costs and the inconvenience of seeking reimbursement afterwards.

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Privacy Policy

Posted date : Dec 15, 2017

PRIVACY STATEMENT The Canadian Snowbird Association values the relationship it has with its members and is therefore committed to respecting your privacy. The association’s office is staffed by professionals, who strive to promote, advance, protect and represent the interests of association members while protecting this privacy by maintaining personal information in the strictest confidence and […]

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Travel Insurance

Posted date : Nov 27, 2017

Medipac Travel Insurance: 1-888-633-4722 Travel Insurance for snowbirds   Discounts up to 23% Medical Professionals Comprehensive Coverage   The Canadian Snowbird Association (CSA) exclusively endorses the Medipac travel insurance plan.   Following recent surveys of our members and other experienced Canadian travellers, comprehensive coverage remains the greatest concern when choosing a travel insurance plan. This […]

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Federal Superannuates Travel Insurance

Posted date : Nov 7, 2017

Dear Bird Talk, I enjoy very much reading CSANews as I find it offers new perspectives for senior Canadians. In April 2006 retired federal public servants had their coverage for foreign travel health benefits increased from $100,000.00 to $500,000.00 for a continuous forty day period. Added health and surgical features were also announced. In view […]

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Florida State Tax Discrimination – The Final Word

Posted date : Nov 6, 2017

Dear Bird Talk, Florida State Tax Discrimination – The Final Word The printing of the letter from the Office of Citizens Services and your own introductory paragraph stating that governor Crist had actually done something for part-time residents, and will do more, is to enter the world of “make believe.” Please read “Governor Crist Proposes […]

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US Medicare

Posted date : Nov 6, 2017

Dear Bird Talk, There has been a drastic increase in Medicare premiums for alien permanent residents (formerly Green Card holders) in the United States. This affects persons over the age of 65 such as myself and my wife. For the past ten years I have been paying a premium of $340.00 per month, annually $4,080. […]

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Watch the expiration dates of your cards !

Posted date : Nov 4, 2017

Dear Bird Talk, Like many snowbirds, we do our banking online while in Florida. While away from home, we use Kathy’s debit card information to access our company and personal bank accounts but, last winter, we discovered that her card was about to expire while we were away. It had a November expiry date. According […]

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Special Action Fund

Posted date : Aug 1, 2017

The advocacy work of the association is funded entirely through member donations which are held in a separate account, independent of the daily operation budget of the association, known as the Special Action Fund (SAF). The SAF is utilized when the CSA does not have the time to seek donations, and must engage immediately in […]

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