Health Insurance

Whether you are coming from a country with insurance system or not, planning temporary or permanent residence in Saskatchewan, knowing one or two about how insurance works in Saskatchewan will make moving easier for you. Your reason for travelling will decide if you will need health insurance, travel insurance, car insurance or even all three. Health insurance as it implies is mainly for medical expenses. Saskatchewan is one of the provinces that does not extend health insurance coverage to PRs for the first few months of landing hence you want to come prepared and get quality health insurance for yourself and your family even if you are on a TR Visa. Some of the big names in health insurance include, Manulife Financial Corp, iA Financial Group, Great-West Lifeco amongst others. You can get quotes from them, compare these prices and make a decision on the right one to go for pending when you get to enjoy Saskatchewan’s publicly-funded healthcare or for the totality of your temporary stay in Saskatchewan (those on IEC Working Holiday Visa for instance)