July 19, 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


No new and approved regulations of interest.


Ontario Newsroom

Ontario Investing in New Program to Support Seniors’ Mental Health

Ontario opening more transitional care beds in the GTA


Articles of Interest


Ontario Health Teams

Orillia group chosen to establish new Ontario Health Team

Hamilton and Burlington health providers apply to be first in Ontario to reinvent care



Retail cannabis company wants to see store open in Kitchener

Cannabis sales jumped $11M in May as more stores open

Who’s really behind Toronto’s chain of illegal pot shops that won’t quit?


Health Care

Ontario hospital visits related to sexual assault much higher than previously thought: study

4 in 10 deaths avoidable in northern Ontario First Nation communities: report

 How one Ontario town is luring young doctors – and keeping them there



Is privacy dead?

‘Just walk away from it’: The scary things companies like FaceApp can do with your data



Nearly 53, 000 sexual assault cases treated by Ontario doctors over 15 years: study



Former Vector Institute VP Darin Graham to lead LG’s Toronto AI Lab


Things to do this Weekend

35 things to do in Toronto this weekend