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The Winnipeg School Division partners with guard.me Insurance
to provide all international students with comprehensive health insurance coverage. guard.me Insurance
is mandatory for all international students, regardless of their duration of study. guard.me Insurance
coverage begins on the day students leave their home country and insures students in all other countries except their home country.
The cost of health insurance is $350 CAD per year, regardless of the students' duration of study Winnipeg.
guard.me Canada Insurance Plan
Students studying for less than 6 months, who do not have a valid study permit are covered under the guard.me Canada Plan for new and emergent accidents and illnesses.
guard.me Canada Top Up Plan
- Hospital and medical insurance
- Prescription drugs
- Extended health benefits
- Accidental death & dismemberment
Students studying for more than 6 months with a valid study permit are covered under both Manitoba Health and the guard.me Canada Top Up Plan for new and emergent accidents and illnesses.
For routine doctor and hospital visits, please present your Manitoba Health card first. The Manitoba Health plan includes:
- Physicians' services that are medically required
- Hospital services
- X-ray and laboratory services in approved facilities when ordered by a physician
- And other basic health care services
In addition, the guard.me Canada Top Up Plan provides added coverage not provided by Manitoba Health, such as paramedical services, transportation, repatriation and family visits. For more information, please visit guard.me/winnipegsd
For any questions regarding coverage, please contact guard.me Insurance at at their toll-free number: 1.888.756.8428.