November 9, 2018: A weekly scan of new legislation and regulations important to the Ontario health sector, as well as articles of interest.



Bill 51, Long-Term Care Homes Amendment Act (Preference for Veterans), 2018


This Bill amends the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007 by enacting a definition of veteran and it requires that preference in admission to long-term care homes is given to veterans.


Introduced by Jennifer Stevens, MPP (St. Catherines), opposition, the Bill was carried on First Reading on October 30, 2018.


More Information:




No new and approved regulations of interest.


Articles of Interest



Ontario Cannabis Store blames growers’ label snafu for new delivery delays



Ontario should stop stalling on making payments to doctors public


Health Care

More recruits needed for cancer screening pilot program in Sudbury

Peterborough Public Health nurses hold information picket


Professional Misconduct

The Bridle Path mansion, the missing millions, and the investigation that blew open a massive mortgage scam



Canada Post admits privacy breach involving 4,500 Ontario Cannabis Store customers


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