July 13, 2018: A weekly scan of new legislation and regulations important to the Ontario health sector, as well as articles of interest.



Parliament has resumed. No new bills of interest.


Proposed Regulations


No new regulations of interest.


Articles of Interest



Toronto’s chief medical officer calls for decriminalization of all personal drug use


Health Care

Ford uses throne speech to signal dramatic changes that loom for Ontario

Garron family donates $10-million to St.Joseph’s Health Centre in Toronto

A year ago Christine Elliott was a patient of the health system she now oversees as minister

Judgment-free mobile clinic will provide health care to hard-to-reach women


Professional Misconduct

Kitchener neurologist faces hearing over allegations of sexual misconduct


Mental Health

U of T to vote on controversial mental health absence policy



Health Canada ordered to release confidential drug company data on HPV vaccines

Protect privacy of foster children

How activists are fighting back against facial recognition


What’s happening in our city this weekend:

Things to do this weekend in Toronto

It will be peak patio weather this weekend