November 23, 2018: A weekly scan of new legislation and regulations important to the Ontario health sector, as well as articles of interest.



Bill 57 – Restoring Trust, Transparency and Accountability Act, 2018.

This Bill was introduced by Hon. Victor Fedeli (Minister of Finance) and was carried on First Reading on Nov 15, 2018.  Schedule 5 and Schedule 27 respectively amends the City of Toronto Act, and the Municipal Act, 2011 to revise the by-laws that prohibit and regulate smoking to include cannabis.

More Information: Bill 57, Restoring Trust, Transparency and Accountability Act, 2018.




No new and approved regulations.


Articles of Interest



Ontario woman upset after legal cannabis shipment arrived late and mouldy


Health Care

Long waits, too few beds – Ontario healthcare indicators going in ‘wrong direction:’ report

Public Health says it’s not safe to eat romaine lettuce in Ontario and Quebec. So why isn’t it being recalled?

Grant supports innovation in transitional-aged youth mental health

Years after landmark case, some Ontario inmates with mental health issues still segregated for months at a time, ministry data dump reveals



Buying cannabis with a credit card? Why you should think about privacy


What’s happening in our city this weekend:

Things to do this weekend

Netflix Canada in December 2018: What’s coming and going