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CBA Health Law Section

CBA Health Law Section articles are published under the banner Pulse. Members interested in posting articles are encouraged to send them to the Section’s editor.

Editor: Abigail Turner

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Reducing medical liability costs: The Goudge report

  • May 31, 2018
  • Michael Waite and Sarah Barker

At the request of Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, the Hon. Stephen Goudge, Q.C., former Justice of the Ontario Court of Appeal, conducted a review of the Ontario civil justice system as it relates to medical liability cases. He was tasked with finding ways to reduce the costs of those cases as well as increasing efficiency.

Health Law

Case summary: Administrative bad faith analyzed in Horne

  • March 29, 2018
  • Paul Saunders

Dr. Horne was a staff cardiologist at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, operated by the Capital District Health Authority. She was appointed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital on the understanding that her practice would be research-intensive, and this was reflected in her letter of appointment.

Health Law

Expanding legal rights to euthanasia in Canada

  • January 08, 2018
  • Matthew P. Ponsford

Interdisciplinary and comparative research aims to establish: (a) if the challenge in differentiating between short-term and chronic psychological pain is legally problematic for the Canadian justice system;...

Health Law