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September 27, 2022 News Dental Governance & RegulationsNews

Dentists Want to See More Funding for the Canada Dental Benefit

by Guelph Today

The Canada Dental Benefit that is being phased in for children under 12 has local dentists questioning whether the dollar amount is enough to cover dental care needs for their young patients. With $5.3 billion allocated for the Canada Dental Benefit and

September 22, 2022 News Dental Governance & RegulationsDental HygieneNews

CDHA Applauds Dental Hygienists Being Named in Proposed Dental Care Legislation

by CDHA

After months of hard work, meetings with parliamentarians and senior staff in Health and Finance, the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA), representing the sixth-largest regulated health profession in Canada, was excited at yesterday’s announcement about the Government of Canada’s proposed

September 22, 2022 News Dental Governance & RegulationsNews

Government of Canada Announces Appointments to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Governing Council

by Health Canada

The Government of Canada is committed to appointing highly qualified candidates to best serve the interests of Canadians. Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, announced three appointments and one reappointment to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Governing Council. Dr.

September 21, 2022 News Dental Governance & RegulationsNews

Dental-care Legislation Among First Bills on Docket as Parliament Resumes

by Edmonton Sun

Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos tabled new dental-care legislation in the House of Commons Tuesday to allow the government to send cheques to low- and middle-income families to help them pay for their kids’ oral health services. If granted royal assent,

September 19, 2022 News Dental Governance & RegulationsNews

NDP Draws Lines on Federal Dental-care Plan: Won’t Bend Any Further, Singh Warns

by Global News

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says his party was willing to be flexible on the first phase of the Liberal government’s dental-care plan, but in future the New Democrats will bend no further. The government agreed to bring in a federal dental plan for

September 14, 2022 News Dental Governance & RegulationsNews

Trudeau Announces First Steps on Dental Care, Boosts to Housing Benefit, GST Credit

by CBC

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced new measures to help Canadians struggling with the rising cost of living — part of his government’s deal with the New Democrats to secure parliamentary support for the governing Liberals until 2025. The Liberals say they

September 14, 2022 News Dental Governance & RegulationsNews

CDHA Response to Today’s PM Announcement on the Canada Dental Benefit

by CDHA

Wendy Stewart, CDHA’s President has issued the following statement in a response to today’s announcement by Prime Minister Trudeau, that the government is moving forward on dental care by providing direct, tax-free payments to qualifying families who earn $90,000 or