RAMQ’s waiting period

Canada is committed to making health care as inexpensive as possible, or free, for anyone in the country. Living in Québec qualifies you to benefit automatically from the health insurance: RAMQ. Automatically doesn’t mean immediately though, because you will have to wait to receive your card before you are covered by the insurance.  The [...]

Health Care System in Quebec

When relocating to Canada, it is necessary to learn about the health care system, as it will probably be different from the country you are coming from. The RAMQ - the Quebec Health Insurance Board (Régie de l'assurance maladie du Québec in French) - is the public office that maintains the Quebec healthcare system, [...]