Health Update

TRANSFER ORDER

MADE UNDER PART V OF THE CONNECTING CARE ACT, 2019, S.O. 2019, CH.5, SCHED. 1

WHEREAS:

  1. In furtherance of the Government’s plan to implement a new model of integrated health care delivery in Ontario, the Government enacted the Connecting Care Act, 2019 (the “Act”) under which a single provincial agency - Ontario Health - will assume centralized responsibility for most of the functions of at least twenty health agencies, including the Central West Local Health Integration Network (the “Central West LHIN”);
  2. Subsection 40(1) of the Act confers authority on the Minister of Health (the “Minister”) to issue orders transferring all or part of the employees, assets, liabilities, rights and obligations of the Central West LHIN and other transferring agencies into Ontario Health;
  3. Under subsection 40(3) of the Act, the Minister provided Ontario Health and the Central West LHIN with a notification letter dated August 15, 2019 advising of the Minister’s intention to order the transfer of parts of the Central West LHIN into Ontario Health;
  4. The Minister now wishes to order the transfer of certain employees of the Central West LHIN into Ontario Health effective as of December 2, 2019.

THEREFORE:

  1. Pursuant to subsection 40(1) of the Act, the Minister orders that the employees of the Central West LHIN who occupy the positions identified in the attached Appendix 1 are transferred into Ontario Health.
  2. This Order takes effect on December 2, 2019.

Original signed by

Christine Elliott
Minister of Health

Dated on this 28th day of November 2019

Appendix 1: Central West LHIN positions transferring to Ontario Health

Central West LHIN : 12 positions transferring to OH

Region

LHIN Name

Position Title

West

Central West LHIN

Vice President, Corporate Services, Accountability & Quality

Vice President, Health System Strategy, Integration and Planning

Vice President, People Services, Employee Experience & Public Relations

Director, Finance

Director, Health System Performance, Funding, Contract Management

Director, Information Management, Information Technology and Facilities

Director, Quality and Risk Management

Director, Communications

Director, Human Resources, Labour Relations and Organizational Development

Director, Special Initiatives

Director, Sub-Region Planning and Integration

Director, Sub-Region Planning and Integration

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