• 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • June 21, 2019

    CDSPI Home & Auto Clients Not Affected

      The Desjardins data breach does not affect CDSPI clients who have home and/or auto insurance through The Personal, a subsidiary of Desjardins Insurance. For more information about the breach please visit the Desjardins website.

  • 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 […]

  • March 21, 2019

    2019 Federal Budget Highlights

    Our 2019 Federal Budget Summary for Canadian dental professionals has been prepared by MNP. To read the summary, please click here.

  • December 10, 2018

    Your 2019 Insurance Invoice is Available Online

    Accessible and Convenient Your 2019 insurance invoice is now available for viewing by logging into your CDSPI online account.  Three Easy Payment Options In order to pay your invoice online or by phone, you’ll need to have your CDSPI account and invoice numbers ready: Online with CDSPI1 Log into your CDSPI online account Click on […]

  • December 6, 2018

    New TFSA Contribution Limit in 2019

      The Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) contribution limit will rise to $6,000 in 2019, up from $5,500 in 2018. The annual TFSA contribution limit is indexed to inflation and automatically rounded to the nearest $500.   If you have never contributed to a TFSA and have been eligible since its introduction in 2009, your cumulative […]

  • October 15, 2018

    New Vice-President of Investment Advisory Services

      Steven Moscone has dedicated his 20-year career to helping clients achieve their financial dreams. He has held progressively senior positions at a major Canadian bank, most recently as Director, Sales Practice Leadership where he championed a client-focused philosophy. Steven is a graduate of the University of Toronto with a B.A. in Economics and is […]

  • March 1, 2018

    What Does the 2018 Budget Mean for You?

      March 1, 2018 The Liberal government tabled its budget on February 27, 2018. CDSPI partnered with tax specialists at MNP LLP to provide a summary of the changes that impact you directly. Read the summary>

  • February 26, 2018

    Change to Saskatchewan Provincial Sales Tax

      On February 26, 2018, the Saskatchewan government announced they are rescinding the 6% provincial sales tax (PST) that was introduced on life, health, disability, accident and sickness insurance premiums in 2017. The change is retroactive. As a result, all PST collected on applicable CDSPI premiums will be refunded.   TAX REFUND PROCESS CDSPI will […]