health law


  • Feds should look at banning conversion therapy

    Feds should look at banning conversion therapy

    May 17, 2019

    Members of the Canadian Bar Association are calling on the federal government to examine whether it has legal power to ban conversion therapy.

  • Court says doctors must make referrals, despite religious objections

    Court says doctors must make referrals, despite religious objections

    May 15, 2019

    A ruling from the Court of Appeal for Ontario has upheld a lower court’s finding regarding whether doctors in Ontario must do referrals for patients who are seeking medical assistance for procedures where the doctors have religious objections.

  • Decision resurrects disputed patent principle

    Decision resurrects disputed patent principle

    Nov 26, 2018

    A group of pharmaceutical companies will be allowed to argue that a decision that invalidated one of their patents was decided based on “wrong legal principles,” a panel of Court of Appeal of Ontario judges said.

  • Refusal to define death disappoints lawyers

    Refusal to define death disappoints lawyers

    Nov 19, 2018

    A Superior Court justice has decided the question is moot when it comes to which death certificate for an Orthodox Jewish man is valid.

  • Data release ordered

    Data release ordered

    Oct 15, 2018

    Canada can remain at the forefront of clinical trial transparency after the Federal Court ordered the release of data to a public health researcher, according to the university professor’s lawyer.

  • Medical marijuana litigation in the spotlight

    Medical marijuana litigation in the spotlight

    Oct 8, 2018

    With the legalization of recreational marijuana pending, a recent decision shows that health care disciplinary bodies, professionals and lawyers are still dealing with issues of medical marijuana regulation.

  • Genetic discrimination unclear in provincial law

    Genetic discrimination unclear in provincial law

    Sep 10, 2018

    Canadians continue to need greater protection against discrimination on the basis of genetic characteristics, lawyers say.

  • Lawyers advise against treatment loans

    Lawyers advise against treatment loans

    Jul 23, 2018

    As governments have scaled back the insurance coverage available for medical treatments available to those who have been injured in accidents, treatment loans are becoming available to clients as a means of keeping treatments going until a trial or settlement.

  • Lawyers voice concerns about biometrics expansion

    Lawyers voice concerns about biometrics expansion

    Jul 9, 2018

    On July 31, the Canadian government will require biometric information from travellers to the country from Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Travellers from Asia, the Asia Pacific and the Americas will be required to give the information starting Dec. 31.

  • Monday, July 2, 2018

    Monday, July 2, 2018

    Jul 2, 2018


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    Law Times Poll

Law Times Poll


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