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Ottawa expanding Canadian Dental Care Plan coverage

Sun Life will send applicants the coverage start date, details of coverage and member cards in a welcome package.

“Too many Canadians are going without the dental care they need. That is why we launched the Canadian Dental Care Plan – a transformative expansion of Canada’s social safety net – to ensure every Canadian can get the dental care they need,” Chrystia Freeland, deputy prime minister and minister of finance. “By next year, nine million uninsured Canadians will have their dental care covered. That’s what fairness is about.”

Ottawa revealed details of the CDCP rollout in late 2023. Budget 2023 announced an investment of $13 billion over five years, starting in 2023-24, and $4.4 billion ongoing, to implement the CDCP.

In 2025, online applications will open for uninsured Canadians between the ages of 18 and 64. Once fully implemented, the CDCP…

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