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How the Federal Dental Plan Could Impact British Columbians

March 28, 2022
by CBC

Dentists who work with low-income communities say they are hopeful a federal dental plan announced this week will help their clients, but still have questions about how it will work.

A new Liberal-NDP “supply-and-confidence” agreement will see the New Democrats support the minority Liberal government on confidence votes until 2025 in exchange for action on several NDP priorities, including a federal dental-care program.

“It is a matter of dignity,” NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh said Tuesday. “This will make a massive difference for health and for people’s quality of life.”

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