• November 28, 2019

    TFSA Contribution Limit for 2020 Announced

      The Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) contribution limit for 2020 is $6,000, remaining the same as 2019. If you have never contributed to a TFSA and have been eligible since its introduction in 2009, your cumulative contribution room will be $69,500 in 2020. Withdrawals are tax-free and can be re-contributed a year later. If you […]

  • November 4, 2019

    CPP Maximum Pensionable Earnings Raised for 2020

      The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has announced the maximum pensionable earnings under the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) for 2020 will be $58,700, up from $57,400 in 2019. Increased contribution rates were also announced.   What does this mean for dentists? Those who earn more than $58,700 in 2020 aren’t required or permitted to make […]

  • November 4, 2019

    Update – CDSPI Home & Auto Clients Not Affected By Breach

      Desjardins Group announced on November 1st, that a massive data breach from earlier this year is much larger in scope than previously believed and has affected 4.2 million of its members.   Please note the Desjardins data breach does not affect CDSPI clients who have home and/or auto insurance through The Personal, a subsidiary […]

  • October 15, 2019

    Emergency Information for Residents of Manitoba Impacted by the Snowstorm

      If you’ve been impacted by the recent snowstorm in Manitoba, CDSPI has information to help you access resources and support.   If your practice has been impacted by the snowstorm: Call 1.800.561.9401 or email CDSPI Claim Support Centre is available 8:30 to 4:30 EST.   If your home has been impacted by the […]

  • October 8, 2019

    NEW: Get Fast Tracked with a Clean Bill of Health

    If you are in excellent health, based on your application, CDSPI Life Insurance approval can take as little as two weeks. This is a valuable feature if you are in a hurry and need life insurance to help secure a mortgage, practice loan or other large credit application.   You may be eligible for up […]

  • October 3, 2019

    Mr. Lyle Best Named Honorary Fellow of the International College of Dentistry

    We are proud to announce that Mr. Lyle Best, Chairman of the Board at CDSPI, was recently awarded the prestigious title of Honorary Fellow of the International College of Dentists.   The International College of Dentists has been recognizing leading dentists since 1920, with 12,000 members (designated as Fellows) in over 122 countries. Fellowship in […]

  • September 9, 2019

    Emergency Information for Damage from Hurricane Dorian

    If you have experienced flooding or other damage in Atlantic Canada, CDSPI has information to help you access resources. To report an Office Insurance Claim: 1.800.561.9401 or (CDSPI Claim Support Centre, 8:30 to 4:30 EST). CDSPI After Hours Emergency Claims Line: 1.866.556.2821.

  • June 28, 2019

    Manitoba Retail Sales Tax Decrease

      IMPORTANT NOTICE The Manitoba government announced a decrease to the retail sales tax (RST) rate. This change affects the RST charged on premiums payable for applicable CDSPI insurance plans.   The tax decreased from 8% to 7%, on July 1, 2019.   If you have any questions regarding your insurance coverage, please contact a […]

  • April 29, 2019

    Emergency Information for Floods in Eastern Canada

    If you have been impacted by the flooding in Eastern Canada (Quebec, Ontario, New Brunswick), CDSPI has information to help you access resources.   To Report an Office Insurance Claim: 1.800.561.9401 or (CDSPI Claim Support Centre, 8:30 to 4:30 EST)   CDSPI After Hours Emergency Claims Line: 1.866.556.2821 A live emergency claims representative at […]

  • March 27, 2019

    CDSPI Celebrates 60 Years of Dedication to Canadian Dentists

    CDA Oasis hosted an interview with CDSPI President, Ed Dermit. Through answering the insightful questions of Chiraz Guessaier, Ed explains how CDSPI responds to the changing needs of dentists and how being a not-for-profit benefits the dental community. In answering these questions and others Ed demonstrates CDSPI’s ongoing commitment to being a trusted advisor to […]