Are you a Saskatchewan resident who’s planning to escape the harsh Canadian winter this year? Snowbirds rejoice! The Saskatchewan government is extending out of province health care coverage for residents.

As of January 1, 2016, like your neighbours in Alberta and Manitoba, you’ll be able to stay out of the province for seven months (up from six) and still maintain your healthcare benefits. And don’t forget to purchase travel medical insurance: a must for any trip outside your home province, whether it’s to the next province over, the US, or abroad.

Not from Saskatchewan but from another Canadian province instead? See how long you can be out of the province and still maintain healthcare benefits!

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