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SNOWBIRD REPORT CARD REVEALS MOST PROVINCES BREACHING THE CANADA HEALTH ACT

Posted date : Aug 19, 2019

Toronto – Before embarking on their trips, Canadian travellers should be mindful that, in most cases, their health coverage does not follow them abroad. Only the Canadian territories and the province of Prince Edward Island are obeying the requirement of the Canada Health Act to provide portable universal health care for the more than 55 […]

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Guidelines to Writing Government Representatives

Posted date : Aug 19, 2019

Guidelines to Writing Government Representatives – If you require any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact our office toll-free at 1-800-265-3200 (English) or 1-800-265-5132 (French).

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Join CSA

Posted date : Dec 12, 2017

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.   We need your help! The greater the membership, the more powerful and effective voice we cast against provincial, state and federal governments when lobbying for the rights of all travelling Canadians, […]

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Standard General Election Date

Posted date : Nov 13, 2017

Dear Bird Talk, Am I missing something here, or are you and some CSA members spending too much time in the United States and thus losing touch with our parliamentary system? In the fall 2001 issue 40, you print a letter from H. Steeves suggesting a standard general election date of every four years in […]

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Standard Election Dates

Posted date : Nov 13, 2017

Dear Bird Talk, Your Spring Issue 38 makes reference to voting problems experienced by our CSA members in November 2000. I have a degree of understanding for Elections Canada, due to the snap decision made by our government to have an election in November 2000. It is my opinion (I imagine you have heard it […]

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Elections Canada

Posted date : Nov 7, 2017

Dear Bird Talk: Thank you for the wonderful show and meeting in Yuma, AZ. We get great joy in being updated on home after being away from our homeland for so many months. Our reason for writing this is to voice our complaints against Elections Canada. We phoned right away and our ballots were late […]

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Elections Canada

Posted date : Nov 7, 2017

Dear Bird Talk, As a snowbird going to Florida for five months each year we felt discriminated against in the federal election. We were in Florida when the election was called. We did contact Elections Canada in Ottawa right away. The person who answered the phone spoke very poor English and could hardly understand me. […]

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May 1993

Posted date : Jul 21, 2017

Due largely to the association’s advocacy actions, amendments to the Canada Elections Act contained in bill C‑114 are proclaimed by parliament. This legislation allows all Canadians the right to vote in federal elections while temporarily out of country.

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