Canada’s new dental-care plan could impact nearly 9 million Canadians — are you one of them?

CBC News

The federal government unveiled details about its highly anticipated Canadian Dental Care Plan (CDCP) earlier on Monday. The CDCP is a $13-billion insurance program that will start covering most basic dentistry costs next year for uninsured Canadians with a household income under $90,000. That’s about nine million Canadians, according to the federal government. In its current form, the plan is expected to cost the federal treasury about $4.4 billion per year. According to NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, his party “forced” Ottawa to enact the program as a condition of the confidence-and-supply agreement that could keep the Liberals in power until 2025. Read more…

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