July 12, 2019: A weekly scan of new legislation and regulations important to the Ontario health sector, as well as articles of interest.

 

Bills

 

The Ontario Legislature has adjourned until October 28, 2019.

 

Proposed and Approved Regulations

 

No new and approved regulations of interest.

 

Ontario Newsroom

Ontario Expanding Midwifery Services

Electronic Press Kit Now Available: Ontario Expanding Midwifery Services

 

Articles of Interest

 

Cannabis

Ontario’s slow rollout of weed stores could help the black market thrive for longer

 

Health Care

About 150 Baycrest hospital workers let go after audit finds misuse in employment benefits

Ontario government wants to expand midwives’ ability to prescribe medications

 

Physicians

Search the Star’s database of Ontario’s top-billing doctors

Alliston doctors no longer practicing after probe into opioid prescribing

 

Things to do this Weekend

Meet the new Raptors trying to fill the Kawhi-shaped hole in Toronto’s heart

25 things to do in Toronto this weekend

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