close

Ford government to announce free dental for low-income seniors in budget

The Ontario government plans to announce free dental for low-income seniors in its budget, according to a new report by the Canadian Press.

This article was published more than 1 year ago, information might not be accurate.

Joseph Fang Toronto, Ontario

The Ontario government plans to announce free dental for low-income seniors in its budget, according to a new report by the Canadian Press.

The report states that in order to qualify, residents in Ontario need to be at least 65 and make under $19,300 or $32,300 for couples.

One source told Canadian Press that preventable dental diseases such as gum disease and infections result in over 60,000 emergency visits per year and a “significant portion” of those emergency visits are by seniors.

“It’s really aimed at those who don’t have a supplementary source of income,” the source said, adding that the Ford government is encouraged this will make a difference.

Previously, it was leaked that the Ford government intends to unveil tax rebates for daycare costs.

The full Ontario budget announcement is scheduled for Thursday.

Join us!

We’re independent and can’t be cancelled. The establishment media is increasingly dedicated to divisive cancel culture, corporate wokeism, and political correctness, all while covering up corruption from the corridors of power. The need for fact-based journalism and thoughtful analysis has never been greater. When you support The Post Millennial, you support freedom of the press at a time when it's under direct attack. Join the ranks of independent, free thinkers by supporting us today for as little as $1.

Thank You!

Support The Post Millennial
Accepted payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express  and Paypal
Joseph Fang
0
Join The Discussion