A weekly scan of new legislation and regulations important to the Ontario health sector, as well as articles of interest.

Bills

 

The Ontario Legislature has adjourned until September 11, 2017.

 

Regulations

 

No new regulations of interest.

Articles of Interest

MAID

A murder case over assisted dying divides Quebec. Should the law be changed?

 

Serial Killer

Nursing home filed report on Elizabeth Wettlaufer’s violations after it fired her

 

Mental Health

Military Cops Struggle to Enforce Mental Health

 

Privacy

NAFTA talks: US Proposal for cross-border data storage at odds with BC., NS law

 

First Nations

Saskatoon Health Region apologizes to Indigenous women pressured into tubal ligation surgery

 

Obamacare

Republicans fail to dismantle Obamacare in major blow to Trump

Health Care Debate: Obamacare Repeal Fails as McCain Casts Decisive No Vote

‘I Am Totally Burned Out’: Patients Watch Health Care Debate With Dread

 

Opioid Crisis

Third supervised injection site to open in Vancouver during opioid crisis

 

Interesting Reads

For Decades These Caregivers Helped Patients, Families Through Illness And Death

Judge rules Charlie Gard will spend last days in hospice, not at home

 

Self-care

Sugar not so sweet for mental health

Mosquitos test positive for West Nile virus on Toronto Island