news&views 2024 spring | Page 4

ARTA supports an engaged lifestyle after retirement through member-centred services , advocacy , communication , wellness , and leadership .
Spring 2024 | VOL . 32.3
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Margaret Sadler
COPY EDITORS AND PROOFREADERS Aaron Axline Vi Oko Tara Penner Bev Sawyer
CONTRIBUTING EDITORS Laurie Semler Amanda Shaw
DESIGN Tony Esteves Yvette Le Virginia Quist
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Canadian Dental Care Plan
ARTA has been researching the Federal Government ’ s new Canadian Dental Care Plan ( CDCP ). Thank you to all members who wrote in to share their experiences . While regulations and eligibility regarding the plan may change in the future , at the present time , it is our understanding that ARTA members are not eligible to receive coverage under the CDCP . The government ’ s eligibility criteria consider ARTA members to have access to an existing dental plan , whether you are currently receiving dental coverage or not .
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