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

by Pam Seto


  • No new bills of interest



  • No new regulations of interest


Articles of Interest


Opioids Crisis

Bill to make it easier to create safe injection sites becomes law

Ontarians filled 9.2 million opioid prescriptions in 2015-2016, new data shows

Health Minister orders review of opioid guidelines after conflict-of-interest revelations


Ontario Doctors

Doctors, province reach tentative deal to send contract disputes to arbitration


Health Care Practitioners and Workplace Safety

Keeping Health Care Professionals Safe on the Job


Medical Malpractice

Woman who felt surgeons ‘rip her apart’ wins Canada’s first malpractice ruling over waking during operation


Health Care Funding

Ontario autism program will soon include direct funding as option

Feds vow to lower ‘unacceptably high drug costs’


Birth Certificates

Gender-neutral birth certificates could be issued in Ontario by 2018


Interesting Reads

Mohammed Shamji and Elana Fric Shamji: the inside story of a marriage gone horribly wrong



Here are several easy ways to relieve digital eye strain

Lyme disease is on the rise in Ontario – here’s how to protect yourself

The 20 best doughnuts in Toronto right now