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NDP Pushes Feds to Cover Dental Care Costs for Uninsured Canadians

May 6, 2021
by CBC


Millions of Canadians can’t afford to go to the dentist and the federal health critic wants Ottawa to do something about it.

The NDP tabled a private members motion Tuesday in the House of Commons, asking the federal government to establish a dental-care plan for uninsured Canadian families who have a household income of less than $90,000.

According to the Canadian Dental Association, 32 per cent of Canadians have no dental insurance.

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1 Comment » for NDP Pushes Feds to Cover Dental Care Costs for Uninsured Canadians
  1. Kalal Derhami says:

    It is about time. Oral health is an integral part of medicine and as such should be considered essential for our health. Basic dental health coverage should be a part of our health care.

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