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Zika Virus Threat Expands to Miami Beach

8/20/16 • By Milan Korcok

Five new cases of local transmission of Zika virus have been reported in the heart of Miami Beach, in addition to the outbreak first reported July 29 in the one-square-mile Wynwood neighbourhood just north of downtown Miami. On Friday, August 19, Florida Governor Rick Scott announced that just as several large sectors of the Wynwood area were cleared of evidence of transmission, five new cases of mosquito-borne Zika infection were reported in the densely-populated South Beach area of Miami Beach, […]

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How Long Can I Legally Stay in the U.S.?

6/30/16 • By Milan Korcok

With the Canadian and U.S. governments intensifying their cross-border data collection systems, it is more important than ever for Canadians who spend substantial leisure time in the U.S. to know the rules about how long they can stay, how they can avoid paying taxes to America’s IRS, and how they can hold on to their domestic health insurance coverage. Let’s review them. Residents of Canada are allowed to stay in the U.S. for up to six months in any consecutive […]

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A Concerned Snowbird’s Mission: Did Bob Find Peace of Mind?

1/20/14 • By the TIF Team

When we first met avid traveller and concerned snowbird Robert Woodcock, he was worried about getting the right coverage for his regular trips to the United States—and frustrated with a lack of answers to his questions about the world of travel insurance. Above all, Bob wanted...

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