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Issue 113

Posted date : Dec 13, 2019

CSANews Issue 113 – Winter 2019 Edition – CSA TAKES ONTARIO TO COURT! – Fighting to repeal the elimination of out-of-country medical payments

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CSA Ontario License Plate

Posted date : Sep 4, 2019

The Canadian Snowbird Association is proud to present the CSA Graphic License Plate Program for CSA members that are Ontario residents. Support the snowbird and travelling Canadian lifestyles by proudly displaying, on your Ontario license plate, the official logo of the Canadian Snowbird Association. When you travel throughout Canada and the U.S., other travelling Canadians […]

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Entry/Exit Initiative – 8840 Form Update

Posted date : Aug 19, 2019

As of July 11, 2019, the entry/exit initiative has been expanded to include the sharing of information of all travellers including Canadian and American citizens at land ports of entry.

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NB Health Coverage Extension

Posted date : Aug 19, 2019

The Canadian Snowbird Association (CSA) is pleased to report that effective May 16, 2014, eligible residents of New Brunswick may now be absent from their home province for up to 212 days, for vacation and visiting purposes, and still retain their Medicare coverage.

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Proposed Border Fee

Posted date : Aug 19, 2019

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget requests a study to determine the feasibility of collecting a fee from pedestrians and passenger vehicles crossing between the United States and Canada by land.

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Issue 108

Posted date : May 10, 2019

Sometimes I think that we snowbirds are the only sane people left on earth. We have a wonderful lifestyle and are relatively free of “interventions” in our affairs and travels.   Looking out the window, we see insane political wars, both in the United States and Canada, and everywhere else for that matter. And dozens […]

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Issue 105

Posted date : May 10, 2019

What a great year it has been! We have all, hopefully, survived the vicious hurricanes, fires, landslides, upheavals and riots that plagued North America this year and we are looking forward to what 2018 can bring to us as it unfolds.   This past year was, of course, the 25th anniversary of the founding of […]

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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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Medications Crossing the Border

Posted date : Nov 13, 2017

Dear Bird Talk, I thought that you would be interested in printing the enclosed information and, by finding out whether other seniors have experienced similar problems, take steps to enlist another voice on our side. Possibly Hon. Tony Clement, minister of health. Predictably, there has been no reply from the Foreign Affairs Department. Yours Truly, […]

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Medicare and Mobility Rights

Posted date : Nov 13, 2017

Dear Bird Talk, Now that the “new” government is in place, I trust that the CSA will lobby strongly to have the provisions requiring a Canadian to spend six months in his home province to qualify for Medicare coverage. Current rules are a form of discrimination and a sort of two tier medicine. Canadians who […]

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