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  • March 20, 2020

    Update on CDSPI’s Travel Edge Plus Coverage

      In light of the ongoing COVID-19 travel advisories, we want to provide you with some important details regarding CDSPI’s Travel Edge Plus* Trip Cancellation coverage. On March 13, 2020, the Government of Canada issued a global travel advisory stating that Canadians should “avoid all non-essential travel” outside of Canada. The impact of this announcement […]

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  • March 18, 2020

    Message from our President

      Good Afternoon,   You can rest assured that CDSPI is committed to supporting the dentists of Canada who have the TripleGuardTM plan. CDSPI is working with the insurer, Aviva Insurance Company of Canada (‘Aviva’), on your behalf, with respect to the pandemic coverage afforded under the TripleGuardTM plan. We are also in contact with provincial […]

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  • March 9, 2020

    CDSPI has moved!

      CDSPI’s corporate head office is now located at: 2005 Sheppard Ave East, Suite 500, Toronto, ON  M2J 5B4. All phone and fax numbers have remained the same.

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  • March 6, 2020

    Important Notice Regarding the Outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

      On Thursday, January 30, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared an international public health emergency in response to the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The first reported case of coronavirus was from Wuhan, China, on December 31, 2019, but with their recent announcement, the WHO is acknowledging the disease now represents a risk beyond […]

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  • March 2, 2020

    Tips for protecting yourself and your loved ones from the Coronavirus outbreak

    In these uncertain times, dentists, their staff, and their families are invited to contact the Members’ Assisstance Program (MAP*) for no-cost support.   What is Coronavirus? A new flu-like coronavirus has been reported in several cities around the world in recent weeks. The 2019 Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a virus identified as the cause of an […]

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  • January 20, 2020

    Dentistry is evolving. So is CDSPI.

      Having spoken with dentists across the country, I know many are thinking about how to adapt to the rapidly changing landscape. Dentists are faced with many demands including heightened competition, new technologies, retaining top employees and exceeding patient expectations. These same themes are top of mind for CDSPI.   A core part of the […]

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  • December 16, 2019

    Qtrade Named Best Online Brokerage Fourth Year in a Row

      We’re excited to announce that our partner, Qtrade Direct Investing, has won Surviscor’s 2019 best online brokerage award for the fourth year in a row. In addition, Qtrade won Best Overall Brokerage Experience at Surviscor in 2020.   Surviscor produces the most comprehensive online and mobile discount brokerage analysis in North America.   This […]

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  • 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 contributed at any time in […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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