September 13, 2019: 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 October 28, 2019.


Proposed and Approved Regulations


There are no new and approved regulations of interest.


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Government and Health Care Industry Newsroom


Ontario investing in new community-wide project aimed at ending child and youth suicide in Mississauga

Ontario expanding Telehealth Ontario to include smoking cessation services

Ontario expanding home and community care services


Articles of Interest



Ontario judge grants cannabis store licensing stay, rejected applicants seek review


Health Care

Ford government restructuring Ontario’s health ministry

Ontario government to shutdown helpline that helps smokers quit

Ontario government announces $3M toward youth mental health project

Seniors helping seniors by setting up food bank for residents in community housing

Ontario to review vaping amid rising concerns, health minister says



Quebec court hands down ‘robust rejection ‘ of assisted dying criteria. Here’s what to know


Professionalism and Misconduct

Prominent Ontario lawyer sentenced to 6 months house arrest for bigamy, forging divorce documents

Dental hygienist loses medical license for treating his own wife


Things to do this Weekend

Things to do this weekend in Toronto