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Province Promises $32M Over 3 Years for Dental Program for Kids in Care, Manitobans on Income Assistance

April 22, 2021
by CBC


The Manitoba government is extending an arrangement that will allow kids in Child and Family Services care, as well as people receiving income assistance, to visit the dentist.

The province will spend $32 million over three years to extend the agreement with the Manitoba Dental Association, Families Minister Rochelle Squires announced Wednesday.

“We are wanting to ensure that all children and recipients on our EIA program have equitable access to dental care, as would any individual living in our society,” said Squires during a news conference Wednesday.

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