January 26, 2018: A weekly scan of new legislation and regulations important to the Ontario health sector, as well as articles of interest.
The Ontario Legislature has adjourned until February 20, 2018.
Proposed and Approved Regulations
No proposed and approved regulations of interest.
Ontario providing free counselling and medication to help youth quit smoking
Toronto shelter users to have better access to health services
Articles of Interest
Liberal government grant for pot research should’ve come earlier, researchers say
Patients need more support to manage opioid prescription use, report states
Canada sold $1.2 billion of illegal cannabis outside country in 2017, StatCan estimate suggest
Ontario seeks public feedback on allowing cannabis lounges as legalization looms
Ontario landlords push for right to ban cannabis smoking by renters despite tenant laws
Health authority looking to hire someone to help people die
One dead, nine hospitalized amid influenza outbreak at Seaton House
Hospital overcrowding crisis caused by more than just flu, says Ontario Health Coalition
Commissioner’s Message for Data Privacy Day – Jan 23, 2018
Ontario health minister probing medical regulator’s handling of 1990s complaints against doctors
Pharmacist watchdog investigating two past presidents over payments from drug companies
Law Society of Ontario seeks stronger rules of professional conduct
New Indigenous Services Ministry aiming to improve health, quality of life
Will #MeToo be a turning point for younger girls, too?
RCMP members allege sexual abuse by doctor at Mounties’ health office
Larry Nassar sentenced to up to 175 years in prison for decades of sexual abuse
How the flu turns deadly
What’s happening in our city this weekend:
Things to do this Weekend
Winterlicious (Jan 26 – Feb 8)