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Liberals Signal They Won’t Support NDP Dental Care Motion

May 6, 2021
by iPolitics


The Liberal government indicated on Tuesday that it’s uninterested in supporting an NDP motion calling for the creation of a federal dental care program, and that, instead, it wants a parliamentary committee to study the idea.

M-62, the dental care motion that was first debated in the House on Tuesday, was put forward by NDP MP Jack Harris.

The motion would have the House to express that it believes a federal dental care plan for Canadian families earning less than $90,000 per year who are not covered by another dental care plan be established “as soon as possible” to support those families until full dental coverage is included in Canada’s taxpayer-funded health-care system.

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