Canada Snowbirds

Mosquito Viruses Are a Biting Concern for Snowbirds

Jason Tetro | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

In the coming month, close to a half million Canadian snowbirds, will seek out new homes in the southern United States. While the promise of a gentler environment is obvious, there are risks with the semi-annual migration. The lack of a freezing season means a number of pests thrive throughout the year including the ever annoying mosquito.

WATCH: Everything That's Great And Awful About Florida

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.15.2014 | Canada Travel

As a winter storm pummels the eastern half of Canada, many of us are probably longing to be anywhere that doesn't look like the inside of a snow globe...

Lower Loonie Probably Won't Stop Snowbirds From Chasing Sun

CBC | Posted 04.26.2014 | Canada Business

​The decline of the Canadian dollar is going to convince a lot of would-be cross-border shoppers to stay home, but travellers who go south to chase ...

Beware Of Canadians: Editorial

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.18.2013 | Canada Business

Canadians a threat? Seriously?! Not really, but a satirical post warning Floridians about Canadian snowbirds has some up-in-arms anyway. The editor...

What Snowbirds Should Know Before They Buy Down South

Suzana Popovic-Montag | Posted 08.17.2013 | Canada Business
Suzana Popovic-Montag

Those in the market for snowbird condominiums or other properties south of the border need to buy what it is they can afford and can make them happy, without their estate plans at the forefront of their mind. However, it's important not to be naïve in these cross-border property purchases, in order to ensure assets pass on in a meaningful way.

Mexico: Like Canada, but Warmer

Paula Danylevich | Posted 02.17.2013 | Canada Travel
Paula Danylevich

I have been living "the good life" in Mexico for just over six weeks now. I love it, and I am seriously considering moving here for good.We always hear that Canadians are the nicest people in the world, and although I believe that to be an accurate statement, the Mexican people sure give us a run for our money.

A Canadian in Mexico: Why I Moved

Paula Danylevich | Posted 01.10.2013 | Canada Travel
Paula Danylevich

After vacationing in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico for almost a decade, I began to like the idea of becoming a "Snowbird" six months a year. Why not? I hate winter. I may be a little young to be considered a "snow bird" but I feel this is a great time of my life for an adventure.

Hey Snowbirds, Don't Forget Your SUV

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.31.2012 | Canada

THUNDER BAY, Ont. - Maybe they just wanted the car to be warm when they got back.Airport officials in Thunder Bay, Ont., say a Cadillac Escalade left ...