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Long-Term Care Homes Public Inquiry Recommends Systemic Changes In Response To Wettlaufer Offences
On July 31, 2019, the final report and recommendations of the Long-Term Care Homes Public Inquiry were released.
Canada
12 Aug 2019
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Trudeau, Ford Give Canada Day Cannabis Gifts: New Rules For Edibles And Retail Licensing In Ontario
As Canadians start to wind down for the summer holidays, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ontario Premier Doug Ford have gifted retailers and consumers with new and expansive changes to the recreational cannabis regime.
Canada
17 Jul 2019
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Words Matter: Lessons From The Essilor Decision And Other Musings
The word "patient" appears 96 times in the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 ("RHPA").
Canada
18 Jun 2019
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Criminal Records Redux: The New Posting Requirements In The Regulated Health Professions Act
Previously, in What You Need to Know about Police Record Checks, we examined the new framework under the Police Record Checks Reform Act, 2015 for conducting and obtaining a police record check ...
Canada
29 Mar 2019
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Ontario Government Makes Policy U-Turn: Doug Ford's Plan For The Private Retail Sale Of Cannabis
Fresh off his convincing electoral victory, Premier Doug Ford has announced that he plans to begin the process of scrapping Ontario's existing approach to the retail sale of cannabis, which had been introduced by the predecessor Liberal government.
Canada
15 Aug 2018
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Out Of The Weeds: What You Need To Know About The Cannabis Act As An Employer
On June 20, 2018, the Government of Canada passed Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, which will, among other things, legalize the recreational use of cannabis.
Canada
15 Aug 2018
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Update To Regulations And Distribution Of Recreational Cannabis In Canadian Provinces And Territories
On April 13, 2017, the Federal Government introduced Bill C-45, An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act ...
Canada
8 Jun 2018
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A Caution About Cautions, SCERPs And Remedial Programs - The Impact Of Publication
The courts have repeatedly held that cautions (and analogous types of non-mandatory advice or recommendations) are not sanctions, are advisory in nature and are intended to be remedial.
Canada
26 Apr 2018
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Proposed Regulations And Distribution Of Recreational Cannabis In Canadian Provinces And Territories
On April 13, 2017, the Federal Government introduced Bill C-45, An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and other Acts (the "Act").
Canada
7 Mar 2018
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What You Need To Know - Legislative Updates For Delivery Of Health Care In Ontario
The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care was exceptionally busy in the last couple of months.
Canada
31 Jan 2018
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Divisional Court Offers First Interpretation Of New Interim Suspension Powers Under The RHPA
In Rohringer v Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (2017),1 the Divisional Court issued its first decision applying the new interim suspension powers in the Regulated Health Professions Act ("RHPA").
Canada
5 Dec 2017
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Race To "Get A Foot In The Door" Of The Recreational Cannabis Industry Raises Potentially Legal Issues
Canadian cannabis producers are in a race to increase their size and gain capital ahead of Canada's planned recreational cannabis legalization in July 2018.
Canada
4 Dec 2017
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Ontario Introduces New Cannabis Legislation: What You Need To Know About The Impact On Commercial Real Estate And Leasing
In order to meet the federal government's July 1, 2018 target for legalizing recreational cannabis country-wide, each province and territory across Canada has been seeking public input and developing their respective plans for the regulation of the sale of recreational cannabis.
Canada
13 Nov 2017
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Bill 160: Major Initiatives Of The Ministry Of Health And Long-Term Care
On September 27, 2017, the Ontario Government introduced for first reading Bill 160, Strengthening Quality and Accountability for Patients Act, 2017, one of the most far-reaching omnibus bills...
Canada
18 Oct 2017
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Protecting Patients Act, 2017 Passed By The Government
On May 30, 2017, Bill 87, Protecting Patients Act, 2017 (the Act), was passed by the government.
Canada
13 Jun 2017
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Feds Not Just Blowing Smoke: Recreational Marijuana To Be Legal By July 1, 2018
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government plans on introducing legislation in early April 2017 with the intention of legalizing recreational marijuana by July 1, 2018.
Canada
7 Apr 2017
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Alleged Acts of Sexual Abuse Pre-Bill 87: Will Bill 87 Apply?
Bill 87 (the "Bill"), which contains significant amendments to the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 ("RHPA"), passed first reading in the Ontario legislature in December 2016.
Canada
6 Mar 2017
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Bill 87: Government's Response To Recommendations Of Sexual Abuse Task Force
On December 8, 2016, Bill 87, Protecting Patients Act, 2016, received first reading.
Canada
28 Feb 2017
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Medical Assistance In Dying ("MAID") From A Regulator's Perspective
The recent legalization of medical assistance in dying (also known by the abbreviation "MAID") is one of the most radical and significant changes to the Canadian health care system in the last century.
Canada
8 Feb 2017
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Don't Let Your Development Go To Pot! Tips For Leasing To Marijuana Retailers
Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau's Liberal government is marching forward on carrying out one of its most well-publicized campaign promises: the legalization of marijuana.
Canada
17 Nov 2016
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