• July 29, 2020

    2019 Federal Tax Deadline

      The Federal Government has extended the payment due date for individual, corporation and trust income tax returns (including instalment payments) to September 30, 2020, from September 1, 2020, for the 2019 tax year. Penalties and interest (including late filing penalties) will not be charged if payments are made and the return is filed by […]

  • July 7, 2020

    CDSPI Auto Insurance Clients to Receive Automatic Rebate

      CDSPI is pleased to announce an automatic rebate for all CDSPI Auto Insurance* clients with The Personal Insurance Company. Recognizing that road travel continues to be lighter with fewer accidents and claims, this gesture provides clients with a one-time rebate equivalent to 25% to 40% of one month’s premium, depending on your province. Your […]

  • July 2, 2020

    Removal of insurance proceeds claw-back to CECRA

    July 2, 2020   The Federal Government has announced changes to the Canadian Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) program. The changes include a one-month extension of the program and the removal of the requirement to claw-back insurance proceeds and provincial rent supports from the CECRA forgivable loan amount for both existing and new applicants. Existing […]

  • June 10, 2020

    Navigating the Pandemic

    June 10, 2020   Here we are in month four since the pandemic outbreak. It’s been an unsettling time in our world and each day brings new challenges, and thankfully, a few victories. Throughout this difficult period, we’ve remained focused on supporting the dental community.   When I reflect on the early weeks of the […]

  • June 3, 2020

    Pay safe. Stay safe.

    Your safety is top of mind. Instead of having to leave your home to mail us a cheque, here are three convenient ways to pay your insurance invoice from the comfort and safety of your home.   All you need is your insurance invoice and you’re set. Choose from these options:   1. Personal Banking […]

  • May 8, 2020

    Timelines for TripleGuardTM Claims

      May 8, 2020   Since announcing the good news that Aviva Insurance Company of Canada (Aviva) would begin processing TripleGuardTM pandemic claims, many dentists have contacted us for an update on the status of their claim. Today, I want to update you on what you can expect in the coming weeks.   I know […]

  • May 1, 2020

    Alberta Announces Relaunch Strategy with Dental Practices Re-Opening May 4th

      May 1, 2020   The Province of Alberta shared its relaunch strategy, which follows a gradual and phased approach to re-opening businesses and services. Beginning Monday, May 4th, as a part of phase one, dentists and other health-care workers may resume their services, as long as they are able to abide by guidelines set […]

  • April 29, 2020

    Manitoba Announces Phase One for Restoring Services, Including Dentistry

      April 29, 2020   Beginning May 4th, the province of Manitoba will begin easing restrictions. Like other provinces, they will implement a phased approach, followed by a minimum 3-4 week period of evaluation, before moving to the next phase.   Under the newly released plan, Manitoba dentists and dental hygienists can resume practicing on  […]

  • April 23, 2020

    Saskatchewan Announces Plans to Re-Open Businesses Including Dental Practices

      April 23, 2020   On April 23rd, Premier Scott Moe and Saskatchewan’s Chief Medical Health Officer, Dr. Saqib Shahab, announced the province’s phased approach to lift restrictions and re-open businesses and services. Broken into five phases, the plan outlines which types of businesses can re-open and when. It also outlines measures that businesses must […]

  • April 22, 2020

    An Important Update for TripleGuardTM Policyholders in British Columbia

      April 22, 2020   Dear TripleGuard™ Client,   I’m pleased to let you know that Aviva Insurance Company of Canada (Aviva) is ready to begin processing pandemic claims for dentists in British Columbia under the TripleGuard™ insurance policy.   I’d like to thank Executive Director, Jocelyn Johnston, President, Dr. James Singer and the Board […]