May 16, 2019: A weekly scan of new legislation and regulations important to the Ontario health sector, as well as articles of interest.
- Bill 114, Nancy Rose Act (Paediatric Hospice Palliative Care Strategy), 2019
Introduced by Sandy Shaw (MPP – Hamilton West – Ancaster – Dundas), NDP, the Bill was carried on First Reading.
This Bill enacts the Nancy Rose Act (Paediatric Hospice Palliative Care Strategy), 2019. The Act requires the MOHLTC to develop and implement a paediatric hospice palliative care strategy for Ontario.
More Information: Bill 114
- Bill 102, Closing Oversight Loopholes for Home Care Clinics Act, 2019
This Bill is still before the Standing Committee on Justice Policy.
More Information: Bill 102
- Bill 100, Protecting What Matters Most Act (Budget Measures), 2019
This Bill is in Third Reading.
More Information: Bill 100
Proposed and Approved Regulations
No new and approved regulations of interest.
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Articles of Interest
New cannabis license rules could make Canada’s supply shortage even worse
Ontario Health Teams and Partnerships
Province’s plan to redraw health unit boundary raises concerns
Northumberland County health care stakeholders propose Ontario Health Team model
Kawartha Lakes groups discuss forming Ontario Health Team
Area health-care providers take first step for system overhaul
Huron Perth Healthcare wants to establish an Ontario Health Team
Answering the call for an assisted death has ‘taught me more about living my life than dying’: MAID Manager
Ontario’s highest court rules doctors must give referrals for services they oppose
Ontario’s top court rules religious doctors must offer patients an ‘effective referral’ for assisted dying, abortion
Ontario public health cuts will endanger the public
Regulator rejects complaints against Toronto doctor who called for gun ban after Danforth shooting
Proposed $1.1 billion class-action suit targeting opioid drug makers filed in Ontario
Stem cell research institute latest victim of Ford government cost cutting
US generic drug companies hit by price-fixing claims
Could Alabama’s abortion ban embolden supporters in Canada?
Opinion: Anti-abortion activists are wrong – but so is Canadian law
Trudeau says U.S. state abortion bans are ‘backsliding on women’s rights’
Doug Ford says abortion issue won’t be reopened
Canada’s artificial intelligence boom: How it will change our lives
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