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NDP Asks Federal Government to Help Finance Quebec Dental Clinic Pilot Project

November 24, 2021
by Montreal Gazette


New Democratic Party Leader Jagmeet Singh wants the federal government to finance dental clinic pilot projects that Quebec is launching for low-income people or those living in distant regions.

Singh wrote a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asking that Ottawa offer the Quebec government “to become a partner so this program can take on a larger magnitude and help more people.

“We know that right now too many people find themselves in emergency rooms because of dental problems that could easily be prevented if they could afford routine dental care, and this would end up costing more to not just the government but also to families who are trying to make ends meet.”

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