Articles 2020

Welcome from the Chair

Welcome from the Chair

  • 06 octobre 2017
  • Carla Whillier

A welcome message from the Chair of the OBA Health Law Section .

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A Year in Review

  • 07 juillet 2017
  • Carla Whillier, Chair, OBA Health Law Section

As the year comes to an end, it is with great pride that I am able to comment on the achievements of this year’s executive.

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Building a foundation for data-collection under MAID

  • 04 juillet 2017

Too onerous, too cumbersome, and possibly not quite respectful enough of privacy, are some of the responses from the CBA’s End of Life Working Group to a Health Canada consultation on a monitoring regime for those seeking a doctor’s assistance to end their lives.

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Susan Hilary Davidson Memorial Award for Excellence in Health Law and End of Term Program: First Year in Review with Patient Ombudsman Christine Elliott

  • 21 juin 2017
  • Michelle Moldofsky

The Health Law Executive ended the 2016-2017 term with another special year-end dinner program. Mary Jane Dykeman was presented with the Susan Hilary Davidson Memorial Award for Excellence in Health Law. Following the award presentation, Ontario’s first Patient Ombudsman, Christine Elliott, presented on her first year in office.

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The Protecting Patients Act, 2017: What Regulated Health Professionals Need to Know

  • 13 juin 2017
  • Lindsay Kantor

On May 30, 2017, the Protecting Patients Act, 2017, (PPA) formerly known as Bill 87, received Royal Assent. The PPA amends several pieces of legislation, including the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA). This article focuses on some of the major changes to the RHPA which have been brought about by the PPA.

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Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada: One Year Later

  • 15 mai 2017
  • Melissa Perry

Since the Canadian federal government introduced legislation governing medical assistance in dying (“MAiD”), the provinces and territories, which are responsible for the delivery of health care services in Canada, have adopted a variety of processes and procedures to deal with requests for MAiD.

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