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Canadian Snowbirds Act

Posted date : Sep 20, 2019

U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott introduced the Canadian Snowbirds Act, legislation that would allow some Canadian citizens to spend up to eight months a year vacationing in the United States, two months longer than they are allowed to stay now.

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How long can we stay in the USA?

Posted date : Nov 13, 2017

I would like some clarification on how long we can stay in the United States. I live in Ontario. Some people tell me six months, while others say seven months. I also heard that our Ontario health coverage expires if we are out of the province for more than six month. Is this true? Your […]

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How long can we stay in the USA?

Posted date : Nov 13, 2017

How many months are we allowed to stay in the U.S. coming from Ontario? I have heard six and seven months. Thanks, C. Edmonds Milton, ON Response: Ed: This is the most-asked question we get; the U.S. allows you to stay in the U.S. for a maximum of six months. Not 182 days or 183 […]

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More than the 183 days in the US

Posted date : Nov 13, 2017

Dear Bird Talk, I would like to know how it affects us Canadians if we stay down in the USA for more than the 183 days. William in BC Response: Ed.: Currently, when a Canadian is admitted into the U.S. as a visitor, it is under a verbal B-2 Visitor’s Visa. You are permitted to […]

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Romanow Commission

Posted date : Nov 13, 2017

Dear Bird Talk, I appreciate the excellent service my wife and I obtain from our private insurance with Medipac for coverage during our winter stay in Florida. However, we are also grateful for the fact that back home in Canada, we are also protected on a daily basis by our public system of health care, […]

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Overstaying 182 days in the U.S.

Posted date : Nov 6, 2017

Can anyone comment on what happens if you overstay your 182 days in the U.S.? I understand that the IRS can consider you taxable on worldwide income, but do they contact you? Has anyone had this happen to them? If it’s over by a few days, are they still going to make an effort to […]

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Consensus on the Retiree Visa

Posted date : Nov 4, 2017

I support your upcoming lobby for a Canadian retiree visa. Jerry Kristjanson Ochre River, MB I support a Canadian Snowbird visa. Pat from Ontario I am absolutely behind any attempt to get such a visa in place. We winter in Texas and I know that they suffer economically when we all leave. It’s to both […]

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Issue 84

Posted date : Oct 18, 2017

Thank you for a great response to our survey. we received literally thousands of replies and your special comments will keep us busy for some time. The primary shifts in snowbird habits were what you would expect with all the new technology which we are slowing adopting. eighty-five per cent of snowbirds are now online […]

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Issue 75

Posted date : Oct 7, 2017

It’s a great time to be a Canadian! We seem to have, so far, escaped the plagues infecting the rest of the world. Our currency and financial institutions are strong, our housing market is staying the course and unemployment is manageable, except for those without jobs, of course. A combination of very good government (and […]

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