January 17, 2020: A weekly scan of new legislation and regulations important to the Ontario health sector, as well as articles of interest.


No new bills of interest.


Proposed and Approved Regulations


No new or approved regulations of interest.


Articles of Interest



Health risks with cannabis edibles can be short- and long-term, says deputy chief public health officer



Ottawa launches public consultations to meet court deadline to loosen rules for medically assisted death

‘There’s nothing for him,’ says mom of son with brain injury from fentanyl overdoses

Is Canada at risk from a mysterious Chinese virus related to SARS?

Ontario hospitals ask for nearly $1 billion to ease hallway health-care problem



In Healthcare, It’s Not About More Data — It’s About The Right Data

How Doctors May Be Spending More Time With Electronic Health Records Than Patients

9 Reasons Why Cybersecurity Stress Is an Industry Epidemic

Ottawa considering ‘significant and meaningful’ compensation for privacy breach victims



Artificial intelligence doesn’t need ‘agile’ governance, it needs firm regulation

Personalized Healthcare Technology On Display At CES 2020



Oakville doctor charged with multiple counts of sexual assault against female patients

Patient accuses Scarborough doctor of sexual assault during medical exam