May 11, 2018: A weekly scan of new legislation and regulations important to the Ontario health sector, as well as articles of interest.
Parliament has been dissolved due to a general election being called. Please note any bill that did not reach Royal Assent is deemed to have died, and cannot be carried over between Parliaments.
Status of Previously Reported Bills
|Bill 31 – Plan for Care and Opportunity Act (Budget Measures), 2018
||Royal Assent on May 8 2018.
No new regulations of interest.
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Ontario expanding storage and distribution system for tissue transplants
Increasing Access to Health Care in Thorncliff Park
Articles of Interest
Wynne commits to hiring 3,500 nurses as she argues PC plan means health care cuts
In 2000, Walkerton’s poisoned water ruined his life. He decided it was time to end it.
People have a right to ‘as much transparency as possible’ when it comes to doctors’ pasts, health minister says
This doctor was jailed for child porn. Then Quebec gave him a license.
This Windsor doctor lied, pleaded guilty to fraud and was punished for improper prescribing
Medical Disorder, Part 3 – Regulators expect doctors to tell the truth about their past. Here’s what happens when they don’t.
Veterans finding that the next battle is with huge gaps in mental health services
This mental health facility is so crowded, patients sleep in meeting rooms
How the investigation into the deaths of Barry and Honey Sherman turned from murder-suicide to double homicide
What’s happening in our city this weekend:
High Park Cherry Blossoms expected to be in full bloom early this week
The best spots to see the cherry blossoms in and around Toronto, besides High Park