Phone number starts with an + and is not recognized

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When I text someone my phone number shows up starting with a "+" and offsets everything. But the number is correct. For example if my number is 905-123-9876, then it shows up as:
+90 (512) 398 76
including the spaces between the 4 sets of numbers. Why does this happen? Can it be fixed?



NOTE:
I had a plan with Bell and switched to Koodo, this happened the same day I switched to Koodo.

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Is this when you text 1 person or every person this happens?
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pretty much everyone has experienced at least once. It happens when it is sent as a text message or an imessage
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When you say at least once, are you saying it doesn't occur sometimes too?

Does. It shown like this when when calling?
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correct, it does not always occur.

I have not heard about it happening when placing a call.
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Did you try restarting your phone and deactivating iMessage?
Also try to reset your network settings
Settings>reset>reset network settings