Health Law Update

Bills

No new bills of interest.

Regulations

No new and approved regulations of interest.

Government News

New Public Health Measures Implemented Provincewide to Keep Ontarians Safe

Ontario Updates COVID-19 Testing Guidelines

Ontario Investing $741 Million to Reduce Surgeries Backlog and Expand Access to Care

Articles of Interest

COVID-19

2 London-area seniors’ homes hit with COVID-19 outbreaks

University of Toronto receives $250M donation for health-care research, medical innovation

No one likes wearing a mask — but with COVID-19 cases rising, you should put it on more often than you think

Southwestern Ontario county opens student-only coronavirus test sites

Ontario’s new testing strategy highlights complexities of 2nd wave, experts say

Group of Ontario doctors calls for new indoor dining, gym restrictions due to spike in COVID-19 cases

Smaller turkeys, quieter gatherings: How coronavirus is changing Canada’s Thanksgiving

For Inmates With COVID-19, Anxiety and Isolation Make Prison ‘Like A Torture Chamber’

Ontario government rolls out plan to reduce massive surgery backlog

Ontario imposes tighter restrictions on bars and restaurants, strip clubs closing

Ontario announces $70M flu shot campaign as part 1 of fall COVID-19 plan

Data, Privacy and AI

Robots to be tested to help people living with dementia in Manitoba

‘Data is the new oil’: Feds plan to tax tech giants on Canadian user data, ad buys

#COVID19 Pushes More Fraud Online

Mistaken identity involving prisoner and health card was human error, Ontario government says

Notorious R.B.G

Planned Parenthood Seizes Support Surge From Ginsburg Death In Major Volunteer Program

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s casket arrives at US Supreme Court

Ginsburg will become the first woman in history to lie in state in US Capitol

In pictures: Saying goodbye to Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Things to Do this Weekend

What’s happening in Toronto, Sept. 25-27, 2020

Health Law Update

Bills

No new bills of interest.

Regulations

No new and approved regulations of interest.

Government News

Ontario Limits the Size of Unmonitored and Private Social Gatherings across Entire Province

Ontario Launches New COVID-19 Screening Tool to Help Protect Students and Staff

New Justice Appointed to the Ontario Court of Justice

Ontario Investing in Hospital Upgrades and Repairs

Articles of Interest

COVID-19

Expired samples, slow results hinder COVID-19 fight, eastern Ontario public health doctor says

COVID-19 in Canada: What a second shutdown might look like

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Sunday

Life and Death in the ICU

Notorious R.B.G

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87

Ruth Bader Ginsburg in pictures and her own words

How Ginsburg’s death could reshape the U.S. presidential campaign

10 quotes that help define the ‘Notorious RBG’ legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Things to Do this Weekend

What’s happening in Toronto, Sept. 18-20, 2020

Health Law Update

Bills

No new bills of interest.

Regulations

No new and approved regulations of interest.

Government News

Ontario Launches COVID-19 School and Licensed Child Care-specific Web Page

Electronic Press Kit Now Available: Ontario Expanding Innovative Mental Health and Addictions Services

Articles of Interest

COVID-19

Ontario launches public website tracking number of COVID-19 cases in schools

Privacy and AI

Cybersecurity claims trends amid COVID-19

Recursion Pharmaceuticals Raises $239 Million And Partners With Bayer For AI Drug Discovery

Remembering Sept 11

What to read and watch on the 19th anniversary of 9/11

New York City Marks 9/11 at a Time of Harrowing Loss

Things to Do this Weekend

Things to do this weekend in Toronto

Health Law Update

Bills

The Ontario Legislature has adjourned until September 14, 2020.

Regulations

No new and approved regulations of interest.

Government News

News Release: Province Supports Ontario-Made Face Masks in the Fight Against COVID-19

Ontario Extends Support for Employers and Employees Impacted by COVID-19

Articles of Interest

COVID-19

Why millions of travelers have entered Canada despite COVID-19 travel restrictions

Ontario’s back-to-school plan has no mandatory COVID-19 testing. Here’s why experts say it’s the right call

Research makes possible link between COVID-19 risk and vitamin D deficiency

Getting a flu shot during the COVID-19 era: Here’s what you need to know

Ontario government gives $2M to Bracebridge company to make masks

Coronavirus: Ontario government clarifying rules for long-term care home visitors

Things to Do this Weekend

Niagara-on-the-Lake’s top takeout spots

What’s happening in Toronto, Sept. 4-7, 2020